7171. qerets
Strong's Concordance
qerets: perhaps nipping
Original Word: קֶרֶץ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: qerets
Phonetic Spelling: (keh'-rets)
Definition: perhaps nipping
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from qarats
perhaps nipping
NASB Translation
horsefly (1).

קֶ֫רֶץ noun masculine dubious word, apparently nipping, concrete nipper usually interpreted (since Hi) of a nipping or stinging insect (compare Aramaic קָרוֺצָא, Arabic biting insect); e.g. gadfly (compare ThesAdd. 111), figurative of Nebuchadr. מִצָּפוֺן בָּא ׳ק Jeremiah 46:20 a gadfly cometh from the north; ᵑ9 (Aq Symm) stimulator, i.e. קֹרֵץ; Thes and others, more Generally, excidium.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From qarats; extirpation (as if by constriction) -- destruction.

see HEBREW qarats

Forms and Transliterations
קֶ֥רֶץ קרץ Keretz qe·reṣ qereṣ
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Englishman's Concordance
Jeremiah 46:20
HEB: פִיָּ֖ה מִצְרָ֑יִם קֶ֥רֶץ מִצָּפ֖וֹן בָּ֥א
NAS: heifer, [But] a horsefly is coming
KJV: heifer, [but] destruction cometh;
INT: pretty Egypt a horsefly the north is coming

1 Occurrence

Strong's Hebrew 7171
1 Occurrence

qe·reṣ — 1 Occ.

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