Word Summary
Chori: inhabitant of Edom, also the name of an Edomite, also the name of a Simeonite
Original Word: חֹרִי
Transliteration: Chori
Phonetic Spelling: (kho-ree')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: inhabitant of Edom, also the name of an Edomite, also the name of a Simeonite
Meaning: Horites -- a Chorite, aboriginal Idumaean
Strong's Concordance
Horims, Horites

From chowr; cave-dweller or troglodyte; a Chorite or aboriginal Idumaean -- Horims, Horites.

see HEBREW chowr


H2752. Chori

II. חוֺרִי חֹרִי,proper name, of a people see below III. חרר‎.

חֲרֵיהֶם יוֺנים, חֲרֵי‎ see [ חרי חרא,‎].

II. חוֺרִי חֹרִי,adjective, usually

proper name, of a people or

person (probably = cave-dweller, so Thes Rob Ges MV VB; see also W Max MüllAsien u. Europa 136, 155, 156) —

1. adjective, of a people הַח ׳שֵׂעִירGenesis 36:20 Seir the Horite (P); read ׳הַחִ‎ also 36:2 for הַחִוִּי ᵑ0

2. proper name, of a people always with article; usually singular collective הַחֹרִיִ‎, ancient inhabitants of land of Edom Genesis 14:6 (שֵׂעִיר בְּהַרֲרָם‎); in P called אֱדוֺם בְּאֶרֶץ שֵׂעִיר בְּנֵי36:21 (see 36:20); compare 36:29; 36:30; according to Deuteronomy 2:12 (where alone הַחֹרִים‎), 2:22 they were driven out by sons of Esau (yet see Genesis 36:1 c. and Di); ᵐ5ὁ Ξορραιος, οἱ Ξορραιοι, (36:29-30, Ξορρ(ε)ι).

3. proper name, masculine person

a. חֹרִי‎ an Edomite Genesis 36:22 = 1 Chronicles 1:39; ᵐ5Ξορρ(ε)ι.

b. חִוֺרי‎ a Simeonite Numbers 13:5, but ᵐ5Σουρ(ε)ι, ᵐ5L Σουδρι. — I. חֹרִי‎ see below I. חור‎.

חרשׂ‎ (√ of following; compare Arabic verb scratch, lacerate, irritation, etc.)