(Ezek. 25:16), more frequently Cherethites, the inhabitants of Southern Philistia, the Philistines (Zeph. 2:5). The Cherethites and the Pelethites were David’s life-guards (1 Sam. 30:14; 2 Sam. 8:18; 20:7, 23; 23:23). This name is by some interpreted as meaning “Cretans,” and by others “executioners,” who were ready to execute the king’s sentence of death (Gen. 37:36, marg.; 1 Kings 2:25).
[sher-ee] /ˈʃɛr i/ noun 1. a female given name.
[cher-uh-puh-vets; Russian chyi-ryi-puh-vyets] /ˌtʃɛr ə pəˈvɛts; Russian tʃyɪ ryɪ pʌˈvyɛts/ noun 1. a city in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, N of Rybinsk Reservoir.
[shev-rit, shev-ret] /ˈʃɛv rɪt, ʃɛvˈrɛt/ noun 1. a small English table of the 18th century, having an oblong top, one or two rows of drawers, and slender legs joined near the bottom by a shelf.
[shuh-vey] /ʃəˈveɪ/ noun 1. an apse, as of a Gothic cathedral. /ʃəˈveɪ/ noun 1. a semicircular or polygonal east end of a church, esp a French Gothic church, often with a number of attached apses