Word: IZXK

Pronounce: ker-ay-thee'

Strong: H3774

Orig: probably from 3772 in the sense of executioner; a Kerethite or life-guardsman (compare 2876) (only collectively in the singular as plural):--Cherethims, Cherethites. H3772 H2876

Use: Adjective

Grk Strong:

    Cherethites = "executioners"

    1) a group of foreign mercenary soldiers serving as a bodyguard for king David; also executioners
    2) either Cretans or proto-Philistines (in general)