Word Summary
yerach: month
Original Word: יֶרַח
Transliteration: yerach
Phonetic Spelling: (yeh'-rakh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: month
Meaning: a lunation, month
Strong's Concordance
month, moon

From a unused root of uncertain signification; a lunation, i.e. Month -- month, moon.


H3391. yerach

I. יֶ֫רַחnoun masculineZechariah 11:8 month (Aramaic יַרְחָא‎, new moon, month; Palmyrene ירח‎ VogNo. 1; Assyrian ar— u COTGlossary Muss-ArnJBL xi. 1892, 73, 163; compare Phoenician Ethiopic below יָרֵחַ‎; Sabean ורחֿmonth, DHMZMG 1876, 603; 1883, 369 HalJAS vii, 1, 516) — absolute יֶ֫רַח1 Kings 6:37 3t.; construct id. Deuteronomy 21:13; 2 Kings 15:13; plural יְרָחִיםExodus 2:2-3t.; construct יַרְחֵיJob 7:3; 29:2; —

1 month, as measure of time, during, or in which Exodus 2:2 (E), Zechariah 11:8; Job 39:2; שָׁ֑וְא יַרְחֵי7:3; קֶדֶם יַרְחֵי29:2; pleonastic יָמִים יֶרַחa month (of) days = a month of time Deuteronomy 21:13; 2 Kings 15:13.

2 calendar month, with name זִו יֶרַח1 Kings 6:37 (2nd mo., compare 6:1); בּוּל יֶרַח6:38 (8th mo.); הָאֵתָנִים יֶרַךְ8:2 (7th mo.); compare אַליָֿבאֹ יְרָחִים בְּמִסְמַּרJob 3:6; יְרָתִים גֶּרֶשׁDeuteronomy 33:4 produce of months, i.e. of various seasons of year. — compare synonym חֹדֶשׁ‎.

[יְרַךְ‎] noun masculine month (see Biblical Hebrew); — absolute אֲדָר לִירַחEzra 6:15; plural absolute יַרְחִיןDaniel 4:26.