Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root probably meaning to be firm
TWOT Reference: 167
KJV Translation Count — 2504x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. land, earth
1. whole earth (as opposed to a part)
2. earth (as opposed to heaven)
3. earth (inhabitants)
1. country, territory
2. district, region
3. tribal territory
4. piece of ground
5. land of Canaan, Israel
6. inhabitants of land
7. Sheol, land without return, (under) world
8. city (-state)
c. ground, surface of the earth
d. (in phrases)
1. people of the land
2. space or distance of country (in measurements of distance)
3. level or plain country
4. land of the living
5. end(s) of the earth
e. (almost wholly late in usage)
1. lands, countries
a. often in contrast to Canaan
'erets, eh'-rets; from an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land): — X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Concordance Results Using KJV
In the beginning God created the heaven and the H776.
And the H776 was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
And God called the dry H776 H776; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
And God said, Let the H776 bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the H776: and it was so.
And the H776 brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the H776: and it was so.
And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the H776,
And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the H776 in the open firmament of heaven.
And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the H776.
And God said, Let the H776 bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the H776 after his kind: and it was so.