Word Summary
charuwts: sharp, diligent
Original Word: חֲרוּץ
Transliteration: charuwts
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-roots')
Part of Speech: Adjective; noun masculine; noun masculine
Short Definition: sharp, diligent
Meaning: incised, incisive, a trench, gold, a threshing-sledge, determination, eager
Strong's Concordance
decision, diligent, fine gold, pointed things, sharp, threshing instrument, wall

Or charuts {khaw-roots'}; passive participle of charats; properly, incised or (active) incisive; hence (as noun masculine or feminine) a trench (as dug), gold (as mined), a threshing-sledge (having sharp teeth); (figuratively) determination; also eager -- decision, diligent, (fine) gold, pointed things, sharp, threshing instrument, wall.

see HEBREW charats


H2742. charuwts

I. חָרוּץadjective sharp, diligent (on this and following see BaNB 173) — חָרוּץIsaiah 28:27 11t.; plural חֲרוּצִיםProverbs 10:4; 12:24; חֲרֻצִים13:4; חֲרֻצוֺתAmos 1:3; —

1 sharp: of threshing instrument ח ׳מוֺרָג חָדָשׁIsaiah 41:15; without ׳מ‎, as substantive, 28:27 (where יוּדַשׁ‎); ׳ח הַבַּרְזֶלAmos 1:3; Job 41:22 (figurative of crocodile).

2 figurative diligent: as substantive Proverbs 21:5; opposed to רְמִיָּךְ10:4; 12:24, 27; opposed to עָצֵּל13:4. — Daniel 9:25 see IV. חרוץ‎.

II. חָרוּץnoun [masculine] strict decision, only הֶחָרוּץ עֵמֶק‎ Joel Daniel 4:14 (twice in verse) valley of strict decision (see Bal.c.).

III. חָרוּץ

noun [masculine] trench, moat (Aramaic חֲרִיצָא‎; Assyrian —ariƒu, —iriƒu, id., DlHWB) — only in וְח ׳רְחוֺבDaniel 9:25, si vera lectio; as above Ges Herzf Ew Zö Meinh (q. v.); Gr וחיץ רְחוֺב‎; < ᵑ6‎ Bev וָחוּץ רְחוֺבwith public places and streets.

see חָרוּץnoun masculineProverbs 8:10 gold, in poetry (Phoenician חרץ‎, see DrSm xxviii; Assyrian —urâƒu) — חָרוּץPsalm 68:14 5t.; gold, always "" כֶּסֶף‎; Zechariah 9:3, of dove's wings Psalm 68:14 ח ׳בִּירַקְרַק‎; elsewhere in comparison with value of wisdom, etc. Proverbs 3:14; 8:10 (׳ח נִבְחָר‎) 8:19; 16:16.

חרצב‎ (quadriliteral √ of following; compare Arabic bind or twist powerfully, Frey).