H776 ארץ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land)

KJV Usage: X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X nations, way, + wilderness, world.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. land, earth
a. earth
1. whole earth (as opposed to a part)
2. earth (as opposed to heaven)
3. earth (inhabitants)
b. land
1. country, territory
2. district, region
3. tribal territory
4. piece of ground
5. land of Canaan, Israel
6. inhabitants of land
7. Sheol, land without return, (under) world
8. city (-state)
c. ground, surface of the earth
1. ground
2. soil
d. (in phrases)
1. people of the land
2. space or distance of country (in measurements of distance)
3. level or plain country
4. land of the living
5. end(s) of the earth
e. (almost wholly late in usage)
1. lands, countries 1e
f. often in contrast to Canaan
Origin: from an unused root probably meaning to be firm
TWOT: 167
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H776 ארץ is used in the Bible

First 30 of 2191 occurrences of H776 ארץ

Genesis 1:1 the earth.
Genesis 1:2 And the earth
Genesis 1:10 land Earth;
Genesis 1:11 Let the earth
Genesis 1:11 is in itself, upon the earth:
Genesis 1:12 And the earth
Genesis 1:15 upon the earth:
Genesis 1:17 upon the earth,
Genesis 1:20 the earth
Genesis 1:22 in the earth.
Genesis 1:24 Let the earth
Genesis 1:24 of the earth
Genesis 1:25 of the earth
Genesis 1:26 and over all the earth,
Genesis 1:26 upon the earth.
Genesis 1:28 the earth,
Genesis 1:28 upon the earth.
Genesis 1:29 of all the earth,
Genesis 1:30 of the earth,
Genesis 1:30 upon the earth,
Genesis 2:1 and the earth
Genesis 2:4 and of the earth
Genesis 2:4 the earth
Genesis 2:5 it was in the earth,
Genesis 2:5 upon the earth,
Genesis 2:6 the earth,
Genesis 2:11 the whole land
Genesis 2:12 land
Genesis 2:13 the whole land
Genesis 4:12 shalt thou be in the earth.

Distinct usage

179 in the land
110 the land
99 of the land
58 of the earth
54 into the land
53 from the land
52 of the land,
51 of the earth,
49 the earth
42 And the land
41 of the earth.
38 to the land
37 the land,
34 out of the land
27 in the land,
26 of the earth:
23 And the earth
23 of the land.
21 the earth,
19 in the land.
18 land
18 a land
18 of the earth;
15 upon the earth,
15 land,
14 the earth.
13 country,
13 the land.
13 of the land:
13 to the ground.

Corresponding Greek Words

erets G66 agrios
erets G68 agros
erets G1093 ge
erets G1475 edaphos
erets G1484 ethnos
erets G2730 kat oikeo
erets G3598 hodos
erets G3611 oikeo
erets G3624 oikos
erets G3625 oikoumene
erets G3725 horion
erets G3772 ouranos
erets G5561 chora
erets chayyim G444 anthropos
erets harisut G4098 pipto
meerets G1855 exothen *