Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #730: 'erez (pronounced eh-rez')

from 729; a cedar tree (from the tenacity of its roots):--cedar (tree).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) cedar

1a) cedar tree

1b) cedar timber, cedar wood (in building)

1c) cedar wood (in purifications)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H729


This word is used 73 times:

Psalms 148:9: "fruitful trees, and all cedars:"
Song of Solomon 1:17: "The beams of our house are cedar, and our rafters of fir."
Song of Solomon 5:15: "his countenance excellent as the cedars."
Song of Solomon 8:9: "be a door, we will enclose her with boards of cedar."
Isaiah 2:13: "And upon all the cedars of Lebanon, that are high and lifted up, and upon all"
Isaiah 9:10: "the sycamores are cut down, but we will change them into cedars."
Isaiah 14:8: "Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art laid down,"
Isaiah 37:24: "of Lebanon; and I will cut down the tall cedars thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the height"
Isaiah 41:19: "I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the shittah tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree; I will set"
Isaiah 44:14: "He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among the trees of the forest:"
Jeremiah 22:7: "with his weapons: and they shall cut down thy choice cedars, them into the fire."
Jeremiah 22:14: "and cutteth him out windows; with cedar, and painted with vermilion."
Jeremiah 22:15: "because thou closest thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat"
Jeremiah 22:23: "O inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest thy nest in the cedars, how gracious shalt thou be when pangs come"
Ezekiel 17:3: "Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar:"
Ezekiel 17:22: "will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top"
Ezekiel 17:23: "fruit, a goodly cedar: and under it shall dwell all fowl"
Ezekiel 27:5: "of fir trees of Senir: they have taken cedars to make"
Ezekiel 31:3: "Behold, the Assyrian was a cedar in Lebanon with fair branches, and with a shadowing shroud,"
Ezekiel 31:8: " The cedars in the garden of God could not hide him: the fir trees were not like"
Amos 2:9: "before them, whose height was like the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks;"
Zechariah 11:1: "O Lebanon, that the fire may devour thy cedars."
Zechariah 11:2: "Howl, fir tree; for the cedar is fallen; because the mighty are spoiled:"

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