Word Summary
choresh: wood, wooded height
Original Word: חרֶשׁ
Transliteration: choresh
Phonetic Spelling: (kho'-resh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: wood, wooded height
Meaning: Horesh -- a forest
Strong's Concordance
bough, forest, shroud, wood

From charash; a forest (perhaps as furnishing the material for fabric) -- bough, forest, shroud, wood.

see HEBREW charash


H2793. choresh

חֹ֫רֶשׁnoun masculineEzekiel 31:3 wood, wooded height (Assyrian —uršu, wooded height COTGloss LyonSargontexte, Gloss (see also DlPr 180 Checritical note on Isaiah 17:9); Late Hebrew חוֺרֶשׁwood, forest; Aramaic חוּרְשָׁאid.) — absolute ׳ח17:9; Ezekiel 31:3 (but on both see below); חֹ֫רְשָׁה1 Samuel 23:16 (see Dr); בַּחֹ֫רְשָׁה23:15, 18, 19; plural חֳרָשִׁים2 Chronicles 27:4; — wooded height 1 Samuel 23:15 ("" בָּהָר23:14), 23:16; 23:18, so הַחֲכִילָה בְּגִבְעַת בַּח ׳בַּמְּצָדוֺת23:19; ׳וּבֶח וּמִגְדָּלִים בִּירָנִיּוֺת בנה2 Chronicles 27:4 and on the wooded heights he built fortresses and towers ("" יְהוּדָה בְּהַר‎); וְהָאָמִיר הַחֹרֶשׁ עֲזוּבַתIsaiah 17:9 the forsaken places of the wooded heights and summits Ges Ew De Di RV; but read probably ׳ע והאמרי החויforsaken places of the Hivites and the Amorites, so ᵐ5‎ Lag Che Or Brd Du; מֵצַל ׳חEzekiel 31:3 shade-giving wood or thicket, of close branches of cedar (but sense hardly legitimate; strike out ᵐ5‎ Co).

IV. חרשׁ‎ (√ of following; meaning unknown; suggestions on etymology see below)