JERICHO
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: יְרֵחוֹ (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JER-i-ko (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the name of a city in Israel which is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. The meaning of the city's name is uncertain, but it may be related to the Hebrew word יָרֵחַ (yareach) meaning "moon", or otherwise to the Hebrew word רֵיחַ (reyach) meaning "fragrant".
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