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Strong's #3978 - מַאֲכָל

Transliteration
maʼăkâl
Phonetics
mah-ak-awl'
Origin
from (H398)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
TWOT
85d
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מַאֲכֶלֶת
Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. food, fruit, meat

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1034 ‑ βρώσιμος (bro'‑sim‑os);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
ASV (29)
Genesis 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
BSB (29)
Genesis 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
CSB (26)
Genesis 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
ESV (29)
Genesis 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
KJV (30)
Genesis 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
LEB (28)
Genesis 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
LSB (34)
Genesis 5
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 3
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
N95 (28)
Genesis 5
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 2
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
NAS (33)
Genesis 5
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 2
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 4
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Habakkuk 1
Haggai 1
NLT (0)
The World English Bible
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this Strong's Number
WEB (29)
Genesis 4
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 2
Judges 1
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Job 1
Psalms 3
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 4
Ezekiel 3
Daniel 1
Haggai 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1242) lk (כל KL) AC: Complete CO: Vessel AB: Whole: The pictograph k is a picture of the bent palm representing the bending or subduing of the will, the l is a picture of a shepherd staff or yoke. Combined these mean "tame for the yoke". An animal or land that is tamed has been worked and is complete and ready for use. Taming include; construction of holding pens, putting the soil to the plow, harvesting of crops, milk or meat. One eats once the harvest is complete. (eng: whole; cell; cellar)

A) lk (כל KL) AC: Complete CO: Vessel AB: Whole: A container for holding contents. Something that is full or whole.

Nf1) elk (כלה KLH) - Completion: Something that has been completed or made whole. This can be in a positive sense or negative such as in a failure. KJV (22): end, altogether, consume, consumption, consummation, determine, riddance - Strongs: H3617 (כָּלָה)

fm) ilk (כלי KLY) - Vessel: For carrying or storing various materials. KJV (325): vessel, instrument, weapon, jewel, stuff, thing, armour, furniture, carriage, bag - Strongs: H3627 (כְּלִי)

ff1) eilk (כליה KLYH) - Kidney: The organ as a vessel. The seat of emotion. KJV (31): kidneys, reins - Strongs: H3629 (כִּלְיָה)

if1) elkt (תכלה TKLH) - Completion: KJV (1): perfection - Strongs: H8502 (תִּכְלָה)

if2) tlkt (תכלת TKLT) - Blue: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (50): blue - Strongs: H8504 (תְּכֵלֶת)

if4) tilkt (תכלית TKLYT) - Boundary: The ends of the whole. KJV (5): end, perfection, perfect - Strongs: H8503 (תַּכְלִית)

fjm) nfilk (כליונ KLYWN) - Failure: A complete destruction or failure of something. KJV (2): failing, consumption - Strongs: H3631 (כִּלָּיוֹן)

B) llk (כלל KLL) AC: Complete CO: ? AB: Whole: Something that is whole or a container that holds something completely.

V) llk (כלל KLL) - Complete: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (10): (vf: Paal) perfect, finish - Strongs: H3634 (כָּלַל), H3635 (כְּלַל)

Nf1) ellk (כללה KLLH) - Bride: The one added to the man to make him complete. KJV (34): daughter-in-law, bride, spouse - Strongs: H3618 (כַּלָּה)

bm) lilk (כליל KLYL) - Complete: KJV (15): perfect, wholly, perfection, utterly, whole - Strongs: H3632 (כָּלִיל)

df1) elflk (כלולה KLWLH) - Bridehood: In the sense of becoming complete. KJV (1): espousal - Strongs: H3623 (כְּלוּלֹת)

hm) llkm (מכלל MKLL) - Complete: KJV (1): perfection - Strongs: H4359 (מִכְלָל)

hcm) lflkm (מכלול MKLWL) - Complete: KJV (2): gorgeously, sorts - Strongs: H4358 (מִכְלוֹל)

hdm) lflkm (מכלול MKLWL) - Choice: In the sense of being whole and complete. KJV (1): all - Strongs: H4360 (מַכְלֻל)

C) lka (אכל AKL) AC: Eat CO: Food AB: ?: Through sustenance one becomes whole and satisfied.

V) lka (אכל AKL) - Eat: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (817): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Pual, Piel) eat, devour, consume - Strongs: H398 (אָכַל), H399 (אֲכַל)

Nf1) elka (אכלה AKLH) - Food: KJV (18): meat, devour, fuel, eat, consume, food - Strongs: H402 (אָכְלָה)

am) lkam (מאכל MAKL) - Food: KJV (30): meat, food, fruit, manner, victual - Strongs: H3978 (מַאֲכָל)

af2) tlkam (מאכלת MAKLT) - Knife: What is used for preparing and eating food. KJV (4): knife - Strongs: H3979 (מַאֲכֶלֶת)

bf1) elika (אכילה AKYLH) - Food: KJV (1): meat - Strongs: H396 (אֲכִילָה)

gm) lkfa (אוכל AWKL) - Food: KJV (44): meat, food, eating, victuals, prey - Strongs: H400 (אֹכֶל)

acf2) tlfkam (מאכולת MAKWLT) - Fuel: Is used cooking food. KJV (2): fuel - Strongs: H3980 (מַאֲכֹלֶת)

E) alk (כלא KLA) AC: Restrain CO: Prison AB: ?: A prison or fold for restraining men or animals in the sense of whole.

V) alk (כלא KLA) - Restrain: To hold back or prevent someone or something. KJV (18): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) shut up, stay, refrain, withhold, keep, finish, forbid, retain - Strongs: H3607 (כָּלָא)

Nm) alk (כלא KLA) - Prison: KJV (10): prison - Strongs: H3608 (כֶּלֶא)

bm) ailk (כליא KLYA) - Prison: [df: awlk] KJV (2): prison - Strongs: H3628 (כְּלִיא)

e m ) alik (כילא KYLA) - Mixture: [Unknown connection to root] KJV (4): mingle, diverse - Strongs: H3610 (כִּלְאַיִם)

hf1) ealkm (מכלאה MKLAH) - Fold: KJV (3): fold - Strongs: H4356 (מִכְלָה)

F) lke (הכל HKL) AC: ? CO: House AB: ?: An enclosure for a resident god or king in the sense of whole.

em) lkie (היכל HYKL) - House: The house of a god (temple) or king (palace) . [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (93): temple, palace - Strongs: H1964 (הֵיכָל), H1965 (הֵיכַל)

G) lek (כהל KHL) AC: Able CO: ? AB: ?: One who is whole or complete is able to do or perform something.

V) lek (כהל KHL) - Able: [Aramaic only] KJV (4): (vf: Paal) able, could - Strongs: H3546 (כְּהַל)

H) elk (כלה KLH) AC: Complete CO: ? AB: ?

V) elk (כלה KLH) - Complete: To bring something to its completion. KJV (206): (vf: Paal, Pual, Piel) consume, end, finish, fail, accomplish, done, spend, determine, away, fulfill, faint, destroy, left, waste - Strongs: H3615 (כָּלָה)

Nm) elk (כלה KLH) - Failing: Something that is incomplete. KJV (1): fail - Strongs: H3616 (כָּלֶה)

hf1) elkm (מכלה MKLH) - Completion: KJV (1): perfect - Strongs: H4357 (מִכְלוֹת)

J) lfk (כול KWL) AC: Sustain CO: Food AB: ?

V) lfk (כול KWL) - Sustain: To provide what is needed to make someone or something whole or complete. KJV (37): (vf: Paal, Pilpel) contain, feed, sustain, abide, nourish, hold, receive, victual, bear, comprehend - Strongs: H3557 (כּוּל)

Nm) lfk (כול KWL) - All: KJV (120): everything, all, whosoever, nothing, yet - Strongs: H3605 (כּוֹל), H3606 (כֹּל)

af2) tlfkm (מכולת MKWLT) - Food: What sustains. KJV (1): food - Strongs: H4361 (מַכֹּלֶת)

L) lki (יכל YKL) AC: Able CO: Vessel AB: ?: One who is whole or complete is able to do or perform something.

V) lki (יכל YKL) - Able: [Hebrew and Aramaic] [df: lyky] KJV (107): (vf: Paal) can, able, prevail, may, endure, might - Strongs: H3201 (יָכוֹל), H3202 (יְכִיל)

hm ) lkim (מיכל MYKL) - Vessel: A container of holding water. KJV (1): brook - Strongs: H4323 (מִיכָל)

M) lik (כיל KYL) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Villain: One who is held in a prison.

fm) ilik (כילי KYLY) - Villain: KJV (2): churl - Strongs: H3596 (כֵּלַי)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַאֲכָל30 noun masculine Judges 14:14 ( feminine Habakkuk 1:16) food׳מ Genesis 2:9 21t.; construct מַאֲכַל Genesis 40:7 3t.; suffix מַאֲכָֽלְךָ Ezekiel 4:10; מַאֲכָלוֺ Habakkuk 1:16; מַאֲכָלָהּ Proverbs 6:8; מַאֲכַלְכֶם Daniel 1:10 food, in Genl. Genesis 6:21; 1 Kings 10:5 2 Chronicles 9:4; Haggai 2:12; opposed to drink Ezra 3:7; 2 Chronicles 11:11; Daniel 1:10; מַאֲכַל תַּאֲוָה Job 33:20; figurative of peoples as fishes, food for Chaldeans Habakkuk 1:16; applied to fruit Genesis 2:9; Genesis 3:6 (of tree ׳טוֺב לְמ) compare ׳עֵץמֿ Leviticus 19:23; Deuteronomy 20:20; Nehemiah 9:25; Ezekiel 47:12 (twice in verse); applied to דָּגָן Isaiah 62:8; applied to honey Judges 14:14; to flour 1 Chronicles 12:41 where apposition קֶמַח; to food of ants Proverbs 6:8 ("" לֶחֶם); to baker's work Genesis 40:17 compare Ezekiel 4:10; applied to carcasses, as food for beasts & birds of prey Deuteronomy 28:26; Psalm 79:2; compare Psalm 44:12 (׳צאֹן מ, simile of suffering people) Jeremiah 7:33; Jeremiah 16:4; Jeremiah 19:7; Jeremiah 34:20; Psalm 74:14.


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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַאֲכָל m. (from the root אָכַל) food, Genesis 2:9, 3:6 6:21 especially corn, 2 Chronicles 11:11. עֵץ מַאֲכָל fruit tree, Leviticus 19:23 צאֹן מַאֲכָל sheep to be killed, Psalms 44:12.


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List of Word Forms
וּמַאֲכַ֣ל וּמַאֲכָ֨ל וּמַאֲכָֽלְךָ֙ וּמַאֲכָל֖וֹ ומאכל ומאכלו ומאכלך לְמַֽאֲכָ֔ל לְמַאֲכָ֑ל לְמַאֲכָ֔ל לְמַאֲכָ֜ל למאכל מַ֝אֲכָ֗ל מַ֠אֲכָל מַ֭אֲכָל מַֽאֲכָל֙ מַאֲכַ֥ל מַאֲכַלְכֶ֖ם מַאֲכָ֑ל מַאֲכָ֔ל מַאֲכָ֖ל מַאֲכָל֙ מַאֲכָלָֽהּ׃ מאכל מאכלה׃ מאכלכם lə·ma·’ă·ḵāl ləma’ăḵāl lemaaChal ma’ăḵal ma’ăḵāl ma’ăḵālāh ma’ăḵalḵem ma·’ă·ḵā·lāh ma·’ă·ḵal ma·’ă·ḵāl ma·’ă·ḵal·ḵem maaChal maachaLah maachalChem Maachol ū·ma·’ă·ḵā·lə·ḵā ū·ma·’ă·ḵā·lōw ū·ma·’ă·ḵal ū·ma·’ă·ḵāl ūma’ăḵal ūma’ăḵāl ūma’ăḵāləḵā ūma’ăḵālōw umaaChal umaachaleCha umaachaLo
 
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