7170 - qerats

Strong's Concordance

Original word: קַרְצֵי
Transliteration: qerats
Definition (short): charges
Definition (full): chew him up, by slander

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin: (Aramaic) corresponding to qerets
Definition: a piece
NASB Translation: charges (1), maliciously accused* (1).
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Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

(Aramaic) corresponding to qerets in the sense of a bit (to "eat the morsels of" any one, i.e. Chew him up (figuratively) by slander) -- + accuse.

see HEBREW qerets

KJV: Wherefore at that time certain Chaldeans came near, and accused the Jews.
NASB: For this reason at that time certain Chaldeans came forward and brought charges against the Jews.