Word Summary
Tirtsah: daughter of Zelophehad, also a Canaanite city
Original Word: תִּרְצָה
Transliteration: Tirtsah
Phonetic Spelling: (teer-tsaw')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Feminine
Short Definition: daughter of Zelophehad, also a Canaanite city
Meaning: Tirzah -- daughter of Zelophehad, also a Canaanite city
Strong's Concordance

From ratsah; delightsomeness; Tirtsah, a place in Palestine; also an Israelitess -- Tirzah.

see HEBREW ratsah


H8656. Tirtsah

תִּרְצָהproper name, feminine and

of a location (pleasure, beauty); —

1. feminine daughter of Selophehad of Gilead Numbers 26:33; 27:1; 36:11; Joshua 17:3; Θερσα.

2. location old Canaanite city Joshua 12:24, early cap. of Northern Israel (until Omri) 1 Kings 14:17 (תִּרְצָ֫תָה‎), 15:21, 33; 16:6, 8, 9 (twice in verse); 16:15, 17, 23, Θαρσα, usually Θερσα; Menahem's base of operations 2 Kings 15:14, 16 (Θαρς(ε)ιλα 15:14, EusebOnom. 263, 62, ed. Lag compare Θαρσιλα, village of Samaritans in Batanea, and BuhlGeogr. 247 conjecture Tesîl, 20 miles east of Lake Gennesaret, but this too remote); in simile of beauty (omitted by ᵐ5‎) Song of Solomon 6:4 ("" יְרוּשָׁלַם‎); — site not certain; conjectured are: Tallûza, just north of Mt. Ebal (RobBR iii. 302 f.), Tayaƒir, approximately 10 miles further northeast, > e‰-ˆîre, south of Gerizim (see, on these, GASmGeogr. 355 BuhlGeogr. 203 AglenHast. DB. under the word).