Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2719: chereb (pronounced kheh'-reb)

from 2717; drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement:--axe, dagger, knife, mattock, sword, tool.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:


1) sword, knife

1a) sword

1b) knife

1c) tools for cutting stone

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from H2717


This word is used 413 times:

Genesis 3:24: "of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep"
Genesis 27:40: "And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion,"
Genesis 31:26: "as captives taken with the sword?"
Genesis 34:25: "brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city boldly,"
Genesis 34:26: "and Shechem his son with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's"
Genesis 48:22: "I took out of the hand of the Amorite with my sword and with my bow."
Exodus 5:3: "he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword."
Exodus 5:21: "and in the eyes of his servants, to put a sword in their hand to slay"
Exodus 15:9: "my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, shall destroy"
Exodus 17:13: "Amalek and his people with the edge of the sword."
Exodus 18:4: "of my father, said he, was mine help, and delivered me from the sword me from the sword of Pharaoh:"
Exodus 20:25: "it of hewn stone: for if thou lift up thy tool it, thou hast polluted"
Exodus 22:24: "And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children"
Exodus 32:27: "of Israel, Put every man his sword by and go in and out"
Leviticus 26:6: "out of neither shall the sword go through your land."
Leviticus 26:7: "your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword."
Leviticus 26:8: "you shall put ten thousand to flight: and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword."
Leviticus 26:25: "And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within"
Leviticus 26:33: "And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate,"
Leviticus 26:36: "shall chase as fleeing from a sword; and they shall fall when none pursueth."
Leviticus 26:37: "one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursueth: and ye shall have"
Numbers 14:3: "this land, to fall by the sword, that our wives and our children a prey?"
Numbers 14:43: "are there before you, and ye shall fall by the sword: because ye are turned away"
Numbers 19:16: "And whosoever toucheth one that is slain with a sword in the open fields,"
Numbers 20:18: "by me, lest I come out against thee with the sword."
Numbers 21:24: "And Israel smote him with the edge of the sword, and possessed his land from Arnon"
Numbers 22:23: "of the LORD standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: turned aside"
Numbers 22:29: "thou hast mocked me: I would there were a sword in mine hand, for would I kill"
Numbers 22:31: "of the LORD standing and his sword drawn in his hand: and he bowed down his head, and fell flat"
Numbers 31:8: "also the son of Beor they slew with the sword."
Deuteronomy 13:15: "the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly, and all"
Deuteronomy 13:15: "destroying it utterly, and all that thereof, with the edge of the sword."
Deuteronomy 20:13: "every male thereof with the edge of the sword:"
Deuteronomy 28:22: "and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue"
Deuteronomy 32:25: " The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both"
Deuteronomy 32:41: "If I whet my glittering sword, and mine hand take hold on judgment; I will render"
Deuteronomy 32:42: "I will make mine arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall devour flesh; and that with the blood"
Deuteronomy 33:29: "the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou"
Joshua 5:2: "Joshua, Make thee sharp knives, and circumcise the children"
Joshua 5:3: "And Joshua made him sharp knives, and circumcised the children of Israel"
Joshua 5:13: "there stood a man him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went"
Joshua 6:21: "and old, and ox, and ass, with the edge of the sword."
Joshua 8:24: "them, and when they were all fallen on the edge of the sword, until they were consumed, that all the Israelites"
Joshua 8:24: "unto Ai, and smote it with the edge of the sword."
Joshua 10:11: "with hailstones than they whom the children of Israel slew with the sword."
Joshua 10:28: "Makkedah, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof he utterly destroyed the souls"
Joshua 10:30: "of Israel; and he smote it with the edge of the sword, and all that were therein; he let"
Joshua 10:32: "day, and smote of the sword, and all the souls that were therein, according to all"
Joshua 10:35: "day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls that were therein he utterly destroyed"
Joshua 10:37: "And they took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof, and all the cities thereof, and all"

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