Word Summary
choreph: harvest time, autumn
Original Word: חֹרֶף
Transliteration: choreph
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-ref)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: harvest time, autumn
Meaning: the crop gathered, the autumn, season, ripeness of age
Strong's Concordance
cold, winter house, youth

From charaph.; properly, the crop gathered, i.e. (by implication) the autumn (and winter) season; figuratively, ripeness of age -- cold, winter (-house), youth.

see HEBREW charaph.


H2779. choreph

חֹ֫רֶףnoun masculine harvest-time, autumn (Arabic freshly gathered fruit, autumn (also rain of autumn or beginning of winter) = Sabean (ןׅ חֿרפ‎ DHMZMG 1875, xxix. 597; Sabean חֿרפם חֿרף,‎ = year, compare Ethiopic annus currens Os (Levy)ZMG 1865, 168, 174 DHMZMG 1883, 369; Assyrian —arpu, SchrJPTh 1875, 341 KAT253n. = COTi. 54 n.) — absolute ׳חZechariah 14:8 5t.; suffix חָרְמִּיJob 29:4; — וָחֹרֶף קַיִץGenesis 8:22 (J), Psalm 74:17; Zechariah 14:8; הַח ׳בֵּיתautumn-house or palace Amos 3:15; Jeremiah 36:22 (+ הַתְּשִׁיעִי בַּחֹדֶשׁin the 9th month, i.e. Nov-Dec.); יַחֲרשׁ לֹא עָצֵל ׳מחProverbs 20:4 a sluggard ploughs not after harvest; as implying maturity, חָרְמִּי בִּימֵיJob 29:4 in the days of my autumn (prime).