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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

brech: Represented by

(2) shebher = "fracture," "affliction," "bruise," "destruction" (Le 24:20; Jer 14:17; La 2:13; Ps 60:2);

(3) bedheq = "a gap" or "leak" (in a building or ship) occurring in 2Ki 12:5-8,12; 22:5;

(4) tenu’ah = "alienation," "breach of promise" (Nu 14:34 the King James Version);

(5) miphrats = "a break" (in the shore), and hence, "a haven" (Jud 5:17, the Revised Version (British and American) "creeks").

Frank E. Hirsch

See also BREACH.

Frank E. Hirsch