Word Summary
qeresh: perhaps to tear down
Original Word: קֶרֶשׁ
Transliteration: qeresh
Phonetic Spelling: (keh'-resh)
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: perhaps to tear down
Meaning: a slab, plank, a deck of a, ship
Strong's Concordance
bench, board

From an unused root meaning to split off; a slab or plank; by implication, a deck of a ship -- bench, board.


H7175. qeresh

קֶ֫רֶשׁ51 noun masculineExodus 26:16 board, boards; — absolute ׳ק26:18 +, קָ֑רֶשׁ26:20 +; suffix קַרְשֵׁחEzekiel 27:6; plural קְרָשִׁים27:15 +; construct קַרְשֵׁי27:26 +; suffix קְרָשָׁיו35:11 +; —

1 collective boards, of deck Ezekiel 27:6 (of Tyre under figure of ship).

2 board of tabernacle Exodus 26:15-16, (twice in verse) + 45 t. 26-40; Numbers 3:36; 4:31 (all P).

קֶ֫רֶת‎ see קרה‎.

קשׂה‎ (√ of following, meaning dubious; compare Arabic basket of palm-leaves; Ethiopic urn, jar; Late Hebrew קַסְוָה‎ = Biblical Hebrew קשׂוה‎, compare קַסְוָותָא ᵑ7‎, or קסתות‎; Talmud קִיסְטָא קִסְטְ,‎ a measure, Syriac jar, (ט‎ after ק‎), NöSB Akkadian 1882, 1179 Frä63, 205 Brocks. see ).