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Scriptsיְרִיחוֹ Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.JER-i-ko English

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly related to the Hebrew word יָרֵחַ (yareach) meaning "moon", or otherwise to the Hebrew word רֵיחַ (reyach) meaning "fragrant". This is the name of a city in Palestine, mentioned several times in the Old Testament.
Other Languages & CulturesAriha Arabic Yericho Biblical Hebrew
Entry added May 31, 2018   Contribute