|Origin:||probably from 03772 in the sense of executioner|
|In Hebrew:||ytrkh 3, ytrkhw 3, Mytrk 2|
|In NET:||Kerethites 5, Cherethites 1, Crete 1, Kerithites 1|
|In AV:||Cherethites 10|
|Definition:||Cherethites = "executioners"
1) a group of foreign mercenary soldiers serving as a bodyguard for
king David; also executioners
2) either Cretans or proto-Philistines (in general)
probably from 3772 in the sense of executioner; a Kerethite
or life-guardsman (compare 2876) (only collectively in the
singular as plural):-Cherethims, Cherethites.
see HEBREW for 03772
see HEBREW for 02876
|Cherethites (NET, KJV, NASB, NRSV, TEV)|
Kerethites (NET, NIV)
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