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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4421 - מִלְחָמָה

Transliteration
milchâmâh
Phonetics
mil-khaw-maw'  
Word Origin
from (03898) (in the sense of fighting)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1104c
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) battle, war

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 121 ‑ ἀθῶος (ath'‑o‑os);  2372 ‑ θυμός (thoo‑mos');  3163 ‑ μάχη (makh'‑ay);  4171 ‑ πόλεμος (pol'‑em‑os);  1411 ‑ δύναμις (doo'‑nam‑is);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (319) NAS (172) HCS (312)
Genesis 2
Exodus 5
Numbers 12
Deuteronomy 18
Joshua 18
Judges 18
1 Samuel 29
2 Samuel 29
1 Kings 21
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 31
2 Chronicles 29
Job 4
Psalms 10
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 3
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 14
Jeremiah 24
Ezekiel 7
Daniel 3
Hosea 4
Joel 3
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Micah 3
Zechariah 5
Genesis 2
Exodus 5
Numbers 12
Deuteronomy 18
Joshua 18
Judges 18
1 Samuel 29
2 Samuel 29
1 Kings 21
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 31
2 Chronicles 29
Job 4
Psalms 10
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 3
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 14
Jeremiah 24
Ezekiel 7
Daniel 3
Hosea 4
Joel 3
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Micah 3
Zechariah 5
Genesis 2
Exodus 5
Numbers 12
Deuteronomy 18
Joshua 16
Judges 20
1 Samuel 30
2 Samuel 29
1 Kings 22
2 Kings 10
1 Chronicles 31
2 Chronicles 31
Job 4
Psalms 10
Proverbs 3
Ecclesiastes 3
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 13
Jeremiah 24
Ezekiel 7
Daniel 3
Hosea 4
Joel 4
Amos 1
Obadiah 1
Micah 3
Zechariah 5
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfp 8
n-cfpc 8
n-cfs 284
n-cfp 8
n-cfpc 8
n-cfs 280
n-cfp 8
n-cfpc 8
n-cfs 280
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2305) mhl (לההמ LHhM) AC: Fight CO: Bread AB: ?: Flour an water are mixed together and kneaded. Also war in the sense of fighting with the bread when kneading. [from: mh- food]

V) mhl (לההמ LHhM) - I. Eat: II. Fight:KJV (177): (vf: Paal, Niphal) fight, war, eat, overcome, devour, prevail - Strongs: H3898 (לָחַם)

Nm) mhl (לההמ LHhM) - I. Bread:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. |kjv: bread, food, meat, loaves, shewbread, victuals, feast, fruit, provision - Strongs: H3899 (לֶחֶם), H3900 (לְחֵם), H3901 (לָחֶם)

dm ) mfhl (לההומ LHhWM) - Meat: KJV (2): eating, flesh - Strongs: H3894 (לָחֻם)

hf1) emhlm (מלההמה MLHhMH) - |kjv: battle, war, fight - Strongs: H4421 (מִלְחָמָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִלְחָמָה819 noun feminine battle, war; — absolute ׳מ Genesis 14:2,8; Exodus 1:10 +; construct מִלְהֶ֫מֶת 1 Samuel 13:22 (מִכְמָשׁ׳מ ᵐ5 Th We Bu HPS Ew§ 188 c ii. 182 > absolute Thes and others); suffix מִלְחַמְתִּי 2 Chronicles 35:21; מִלְחַמְתְּךָ 2 Samuel 11:25; מִלְחַמְתֶּ֑ךָ Isaiah 41:12, etc.; plural מִלְחָמוֺת Isaiah 42:13 7t. Chronicles, Psalm; construct מִלְחֲמוֺת Judges 3:1 +, etc.; — battle, Genesis 14:8; 1 Samuel 17:1,2,8; 1 Samuel 31:3; 1 Kings 20:14,18,29,39 + often; war, Genesis 14:2; Exodus 1:10; Deuteronomy 20:12; Joshua 11:23; Joshua 14:15; 2 Samuel 3:1 (אֲרֻכָּה וַתְּהִי הַמִּלְחָמָה) +; מִלְחֲמוֺת כְּנָ֑עַן Judges 3:1; ׳סֵפֶד מִלְחֲמֹת י Numbers 21:14 (JE); accusative of congnate meaning with verb with נלחם 1 Samuel 8:20; 2 Chronicles 32:8 and (׳מִלְחֲמוֺת י) 1 Samuel 18:17; 1 Samuel 25:28; = art of war, ׳למד מ Isaiah 2:4 learn war = Micah 4:3; ׳למּד מ Judges 3:2 teach war, fighting; ׳מְלַמֵּד יָדַי לַמּ 2 Samuel 22:35 = Psalm 18:35, compare Psalm 144:1; ׳לְמוּדֵי מ 1 Chronicles 5:18, ׳מְלֻמְּדֵי מ Song of Solomon 3:8 instructed in war; once = battlefield וַיָּבֹאוּ׳עַד הַמּ 1 Samuel 14:20 (so Kit KauAT). The most frequent phrases are: ׳אִישׁ מ Isaiah 3:2; 1 Samuel 16:18; 1 Samuel 17:33; 2 Samuel 17:8; Ezekiel 39:20; Joshua 17:1 (P), also (collective) Judges 20:17, of ׳י Exodus 15:3 (poem); ׳אַנְשֵׁי הַמּ Joshua 6:3; Joshua 10:24 (both J E), Deuteronomy 2:14,16; Joshua 5:4,6 (all D), Jeremiah 38:4; Jeremiah 39:4; Jeremiah 41:3,16; Jeremiah 49:26; Jeremiah 51:32; Jeremiah 52:7,25, also 1 Kings 9:22; 2 Kings 25:4; Numbers 31:28,49 (P), Joel 4:9; late ׳אַנְשֵׁי מ Joel 2:7; 1 Chronicles 12:39 (38 van d. H) 2 Chronicles 8:9; 17:13; אִישׁ מִלְחָמוֺת Isaiah 42:13; 1 Chronicles 28:3; אַנְשֵׁי מִלְחַמְתָּהּ Jeremiah 50:30 her men of war, compare Isaiah 41:12; Ezekiel 27:10,27; אִישׁ מִלְחֲמוּת תֹּעִי 2 Samuel 8:10 a man of battles of Toi, i.e. his frequent opponent (see Dr), = 1 Chronicles 18:10; seldom ׳גִּבּוֺר מ Psalm 24:8 (f ׳י), ׳גִּבּוֺרֵי מ 2 Chronicles 13:3; שָׂרֵי מִלְחָמוֺת 2 Chronicles 32:6; ׳עַם הַמּ Joshua 8:1,3; Joshua 10:7; Joshua 11:7, compare Joshua 8:11 (all J E), compare also 1 Samuel 13:16 add. ᵐ5 We Dr, compare Klo; ׳אַנְשֵׁי חַיִל לַמּ Jeremiah 48:14; ׳צְבָא מ battle-host Isaiah 13:4, so ׳הַמּ׳צ Numbers 31:14 (P); also ׳גְּדוּדֵי צְבָא מ 1 Chronicles 7:4, ׳לַמּ׳יֹצְאֵי צ 1 Chronicles 7:11 ׳אַנְשֵׁי צָבָא לַמּ 1 Chronicles 12:9 (8 van d. H); weapons of war, ׳כְּלֵי (ה)מ Judges 18:11,17; Jeremiah 21:4; Jeremiah 51:20; 1 Chronicles 12:34 (33van d. H), also figurative 2 Samuel 1:27 ׅ "" (גִבּוֺרִים; ׳כְּלֵי צְבָא מ 1 Chronicles 12:38 (37 van d. H); ׳קֶשֶׁת מ Zechariah 9:10; Zechariah 10:4; כְּלֵי מִלְחַמְתּוֺ his weapons of war 1 Samuel 8:12; Deuteronomy 1:41, compare Judges 18:16; Ezekiel 32:37; ׳דִּבְרֵי הַמּ = the news of the battle 2 Samuel 11:18,19 + 2 Samuel 11:22 add. ᵐ5 The We Klo Dr Bu. Frequently combined with verbs are: ׳עָרַךְ מ draw up battle-line Judges 20:22 +, followed by אֵת with = against Genesis 14:8; Judges 20:20, followed by עִם 2 Chronicles 13:3; ׳אסר המּ i. e. begin the battle 1 Kings 20:14, compare 2 Chronicles 13:3; ׳וַתִּקְרַב הַמּ 1 Kings 20:29 and the battle was joined; ׳עָשָׂה מ make war Proverbs 20:8; Proverbs 24:6; 1 Chronicles 22:8, followed by אֵת with Genesis 14:2; Joshua 11:18 (D), followed by עִם Deuteronomy 20:12,20; 1 Chronicles 5:10,19; עִם׳יָצָא לַמּ Judges 20:14,20,28, with עַל 1 Kings 8:44; 2 Chronicles 6:34; עִם׳הָלַךְ לַמּ 2 Kings 8:28; עַם׳נגשׁ לַמּ Judges 20:23, with בְּ 1 Samuel 7:10; 2 Samuel 10:3, absolute Jeremiah 46:3; עִם׳וַתְּהִי הַמּ 2 Samuel 21:18,19, with בֵּין 2 Samuel 3:1, compare 2 Samuel 3:6 +; ׳קִדַּשׁ מ consecrate war, i.e. open a campaign (with sacred rites, Che) Micah 3:5; Jeremiah 6:4 (both withעל), Joel 4:9; compare ׳הִדְבִּיקָתְהוּ וְהַמּ Judges 20:42 and the battle clung to them; ׳וַתַּעֲלֶה הַמּ Judges 22:35 and the battle rose (high) = 2 Chronicles 18:34; ׳וַתִּטּשׁ הַמּ 1 Samuel 4:2, read ׳וַתֵּט הַמּ (ᵐ5 We Klo Bu, compare Dr) and the battle inclined (in favour of one side); ׳נָפוֺצֶת הַמּ 2 Samuel 18:8 Qr the battle was spread (extended), so read 1 Samuel 14:24 add. ᵐ5 The We Klo Dr; ׳תָּקוּם עָלַי מ Psalm 27:3 if war rise against me; כָּבֵ֑דָה׳הַמּ Judges 20:34 the battle was severe, compare אֶלשָֿׁאוּל׳וַתִּכְבַּד הַמּ 1 Samuel 31:3 = 1 Chronicles 10:3 (על for אל); so חֲזָקָה׳וַתְּהִי הַמּ 1 Samuel 14:52, חָזַק מִמֶּנּוּ׳הַמּ 2 Kings 3:26; קָשָׁה׳וַתְּהִי הַמּ 2 Samuel 2:17: compare ׳כֹּבֶד מ Isaiah 21:15, ׳עֱזוּז מ Isaiah 42:25.

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List of Word Forms
בְמִלְחָמָֽה׃ בַּמִּלְחָמָ֑ה בַּמִּלְחָמָ֔ה בַּמִּלְחָמָ֖ה בַּמִּלְחָמָ֗ה בַּמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ בַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה בַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה בַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה בַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ במלחמה במלחמה׃ הַמִּלְחָמ֥וֹת הַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֗ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֜ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֡ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֤ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֤ה ׀ הַמִּלְחָמָ֨ה הַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ הַמִּלְחָמָה֙ הַמִּלְחָמָה֮ המלחמה המלחמה׃ המלחמות וְהַ֨מִּלְחָמָ֔ה וְהַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה וּ֝בְמִלְחָמָ֗ה וּבְמִלְחֲמ֥וֹת וּבְמִלְחָמָ֔ה וּבְמִלְחָמָ֗ה וּמִלְחֲמ֧וֹת וּמִלְחָמ֥וֹת וּמִלְחָמָ֖ה וּמִלְחָמָ֣ה וּמִלְחָמָ֥ה וּמִלְחָמָ֨ה וּמִלְחָמָֽה׃ וּמִלְחָמָה֙ ובמלחמה ובמלחמות והמלחמה ומלחמה ומלחמה׃ ומלחמות כַּמִּלְחָמָ֖ה כמלחמה לְמִלְחָמָ֖ה לְמִלְחָמָ֛ה לַֽמִּלְחָמָ֞ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֗ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֜ה לַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ לַמִּלְחָמָה֒ לַמִּלְחָמָה֙ למלחמה למלחמה׃ מִ֝לְחָמָ֗ה מִלְחֲמ֣וֹת מִלְחֲמ֤וֹת מִלְחֲמ֥וֹת מִלְחֲמֹ֣ת מִלְחֲמֹתֵ֑נוּ מִלְחֲמֹתֵֽנוּ׃ מִלְחֲמֹתָ֖יו מִלְחֶ֔מֶת מִלְחַמְתְּךָ֧ מִלְחַמְתִּ֔י מִלְחַמְתֵּ֑ךְ מִלְחַמְתֵּ֜ךְ מִלְחַמְתֶּֽךָ׃ מִלְחַמְתָּ֔ם מִלְחַמְתָּ֥הּ מִלְחַמְתָּם֩ מִלְחַמְתּ֔וֹ מִלְחַמְתּ֖וֹ מִלְחָמ֖וֹת מִלְחָמ֛וֹת מִלְחָמָ֑ה מִלְחָמָ֔ה מִלְחָמָ֖ה מִלְחָמָ֗ה מִלְחָמָ֛ה מִלְחָמָ֜ה מִלְחָמָ֥ה מִלְחָמָֽה׃ מִלְחָמָה֙ מִלְחָמָה֮ מִלְחָמֽוֹת׃ מִלְחָמוֹת֮ מִמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ מלחמה מלחמה׃ מלחמות מלחמות׃ מלחמת מלחמתה מלחמתו מלחמתי מלחמתיו מלחמתך מלחמתך׃ מלחמתם מלחמתנו מלחמתנו׃ ממלחמה׃ עַל־ על־ ‘al- al bam·mil·ḥā·māh ḇam·mil·ḥā·māh bammilchaMah bammilḥāmāh ḇammilḥāmāh ḇə·mil·ḥā·māh ḇəmilḥāmāh ham·mil·ḥā·māh ham·mil·ḥā·mō·wṯ hammilchaMah hammilchaMot hammilḥāmāh hammilḥāmōwṯ kam·mil·ḥā·māh kammilchaMah kammilḥāmāh lam·mil·ḥā·māh lammilchaMah lammilḥāmāh lə·mil·ḥā·māh lemilchaMah ləmilḥāmāh mil·ḥā·māh mil·ḥă·mō·ṯāw mil·ḥă·mō·ṯê·nū mil·ḥă·mō·wṯ mil·ḥā·mō·wṯ mil·ḥă·mōṯ mil·ḥam·tāh mil·ḥam·tām mil·ḥam·te·ḵā mil·ḥam·tə·ḵā mil·ḥam·têḵ mil·ḥam·tî mil·ḥam·tōw mil·ḥe·meṯ milchaMah milchaMot milchamoTav milchamoTenu milchamTah milchamTam milchamTech milchamteCha milchamTi milchamTo milChemet milḥāmāh milḥămōṯ milḥămōṯāw milḥămōṯênū milḥămōwṯ milḥāmōwṯ milḥamtāh milḥamtām milḥamtêḵ milḥamteḵā milḥamtəḵā milḥamtî milḥamtōw milḥemeṯ mim·mil·ḥā·māh mimilchaMah mimmilḥāmāh ū·ḇə·mil·ḥā·māh ū·ḇə·mil·ḥă·mō·wṯ ū·mil·ḥā·māh ū·mil·ḥă·mō·wṯ ū·mil·ḥā·mō·wṯ ūḇəmilḥāmāh ūḇəmilḥămōwṯ umilchaMah umilchaMot ūmilḥāmāh ūmilḥămōwṯ ūmilḥāmōwṯ uvemilchaMah uvemilchaMot vammilchaMah vehammilchaMah vemilchaMah wə·ham·mil·ḥā·māh wəhammilḥāmāh

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