LAND / 776

Original Word: #ra (noun feminine)
Strong's Definition: from an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land)
Translated As: X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, × natins, way, + wilderness, world.
IPD Definition:
  1. land, earth
    1. earth
      1. whole earth (as opposed to a part)
      2. earth (as opposed to heaven)
      3. earth (inhabitants)
    2. 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)
    3. ground, surface of the earth
      1. ground
      2. soil
    4. (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
    5. (almost wholly late in usage)
      1. lands, countries1
    6. often in contrast to Canaan
Transliteration: 'erets
Phonetics: eh'-rets