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Strong's #04437 - מַלְכוּ

Root Word (Etymology)
corresponding to (H4438)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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1) royalty, reign, kingdom

1a) royalty, kingship, kingly authority

1b) kingdom

1c) realm (of territory)

1d) reign (of time)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2362 ‑ θρόνος (thron'‑os);  5117 ‑ τόπος (top'‑os);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (57)
Ezra 4
Daniel 53
NAS (58)
Ezra 4
Daniel 54
CSB (57)
Ezra 4
Daniel 53
BSB (57)
Ezra 4
Daniel 53
ESV (57)
Ezra 4
Daniel 53
WEB (58)
Ezra 5
Daniel 53
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2340) klm (מלכ MLK) AC: Reign CO: King AB: Kingdom: [from: kl- walking among the people]

V) klm (מלכ MLK) - Reign: To reign over a kingdom as king or queen. KJV (348): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hophal) reign, king, made, queen, consult, rule, set - Strongs: H4427 (מָלַךְ)

Nm) klm (מלכ MLK) - I. King:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Counsel:[Aramaic only] KJV (2704): king, royal, counsel - Strongs: H4428 (מֶלֶךְ), H4430 (מֶלֶךְ), H4431 (מְלַךְ)

Nf1) eklm (מלכה MLKH) - Queen: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (37): queen - Strongs: H4433 (מַלְכָּה), H4436 (מַלְכָּה)

Nf2) tklm (מלכת MLKT) - Queen: KJV (5): queen - Strongs: H4446 (מְלֶכֶת)

Nf3) tfklm (מלכות MLKWT) - Kingdom: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (148): kingdom, reign, royal, empire, estate, realm, kingly - Strongs: H4437 (מַלְכוּ), H4438 (מַלְכֻוָּה)

af1) eklmm (ממלכה MMLKH) - Kingdom: KJV (117): kingdom, royal, reign - Strongs: H4467 (מַמְלָכָה)

af3) tfklmm (ממלכות MMLKWT) - Kingdom: KJV (9): kingdom, reign - Strongs: H4468 (מַמְלָכוּת)

df1) ekflm (מלוכה MLWKH) - Kingdom: KJV (24): kingdom, royal - Strongs: H4410 (מְלוּכָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2024
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַלְכוּ noun feminine royalty, reign, kingdom; — absolute ׳מ Daniel 2:39 +; construct מַלְכוּת Ezra 4:24 +; emphatic תָא- Daniel 2:37 +, תָה- Daniel 2:44; suffix תִי- Daniel 4:15 +, הֵתּ- Daniel 3:33 +, תָךְ- Daniel 4:23 +; plural construct מַלְכְוָת Daniel 7:27; emphatic וָתָא- Daniel 2:44; Daniel 7:23; —

1 royalty, kingship, kingly authority: Daniel 4:23; Daniel 4:28; Daniel 4:33; ׳הֵיכַל מ Daniel 4:26, ׳בֵּית מ Daniel 4:27, כָּרְסֵא Daniel 5:20.

2 organized (world-) kingdom: Daniel 2:39 (twice in verse); Daniel 2:40,41,42,44; Daniel 7:23 (twice in verse); Daniel 7:24,27; אֲנָשָׁא׳מ Daniel 4:14; Daniel 4:22; Daniel 4:29; Daniel 5:21; of specific kings Daniel 2:37; Daniel 5:18,28; Daniel 6:1; of God Daniel 3:33; Daniel 7:27 (both עָלַם׳מ), Daniel 2:44 (twice in verse); Daniel 3:33; Daniel 4:31; Daniel 6:27; Daniel 7:27; of Messiah Daniel 7:14 (twice in verse); of saints Daniel 7:18 (twice in verse); Daniel 7:22,27.

3 realm (territorial) Daniel 4:15; Daniel 4:33 b; Daniel 5:7,11,16,29; Daniel 6:2 (twice in verse); Daniel 6:4; Daniel 6:8; Daniel 6:27; Ezra 7:13,23; metonymy Ezra 6:5 #NAME?

4 reign, time of reigning Daniel 5:26; Daniel 6:29 (twice in verse); Ezra 4:24; Ezra 6:15.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמַלְכ֣וּת בְּמַלְכוּתִי֩ בְּמַלְכוּתָ֗ךְ בְּמַלְכוּתָֽא׃ בְמַלְכוּתָ֖א במלכות במלכותא במלכותא׃ במלכותי במלכותך וּבְמַלְכ֖וּת וּמַ֨לְכוּתָ֔ה וּמַלְכ֔וּ וּמַלְכ֨וּ וּמַלְכוּ֙ וּמַלְכוּתֵ֖הּ וּמַלְכוּתֵהּ֙ וּמַלְכוּתָ֖א וּמַלְכוּתָ֨ה ובמלכות ומלכו ומלכותא ומלכותה לְמַלְכ֖וּת למלכות מַלְכ֔וּ מַלְכ֣וּת מַלְכ֤וּ מַלְכ֥וּ מַלְכ֥וּת מַלְכְוָת֙ מַלְכְוָתָ֑א מַלְכְוָתָ֔א מַלְכוּ֙ מַלְכוּתִ֗י מַלְכוּתִ֜י מַלְכוּתִ֣י מַלְכוּתֵ֔הּ מַלְכוּתֵהּ֙ מַלְכוּתָ֑א מַלְכוּתָ֔א מַלְכוּתָ֔ה מַלְכוּתָ֔ךְ מַלְכוּתָ֖ה מַלְכוּתָ֖ךְ מַלְכוּתָ֗א מַלְכוּתָ֛א מַלְכוּתָ֤א מַלְכוּתָ֥א מַלְכוּתָֽא׃ מַלְכוּתָא֙ מלכו מלכות מלכותא מלכותא׃ מלכותה מלכותי מלכותך bə·mal·ḵū·ṯā ḇə·mal·ḵū·ṯā bə·mal·ḵū·ṯāḵ bə·mal·ḵū·ṯî bə·mal·ḵūṯ bemalChut bemalchuTa bemalchuTach bemalchuTi bəmalḵūṯ bəmalḵūṯā ḇəmalḵūṯā bəmalḵūṯāḵ bəmalḵūṯî lə·mal·ḵūṯ lemalChut ləmalḵūṯ mal·ḵə·wā·ṯā mal·ḵə·wāṯ mal·ḵū mal·ḵū·ṯā mal·ḵū·ṯāh mal·ḵū·ṯāḵ mal·ḵū·ṯêh mal·ḵū·ṯî mal·ḵūṯ malcheVat malchevaTa malChu malChut malchuTa malchuTach malchuTah malchuTeh malchuTi malḵəwāṯ malḵəwāṯā malḵū malḵūṯ malḵūṯā malḵūṯāh malḵūṯāḵ malḵūṯêh malḵūṯî ū·ḇə·mal·ḵūṯ ū·mal·ḵū ū·mal·ḵū·ṯā ū·mal·ḵū·ṯāh ū·mal·ḵū·ṯêh ūḇəmalḵūṯ umalChu umalchuTa uMalchuTah umalchuTeh ūmalḵū ūmalḵūṯā ūmalḵūṯāh ūmalḵūṯêh uvemalChut vemalchuTa
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