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Strong's #4430 - מֶלֶךְ

Root Word (Etymology)
corresponding to (H4428)
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) king

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (175)
Ezra 44
Daniel 131
NAS (180)
Ezra 45
Daniel 135
HCS (177)
Ezra 43
Daniel 134
BSB (180)
Ezra 45
Daniel 135
ESV (180)
Ezra 45
Daniel 135
WEB (179)
Ezra 44
Daniel 135
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)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מֶלֶךְ [so also in pause], with suff. מַלְכִּי, pl. מְלָכִים, once מְלָכִין Proverbs 31:3, and, by insertion of a mater lectionis א, מְלָאכִים 2 Samuel 11:1 [כתיב], m.

(1) a king. (Arab. مَلِكُ, مَالِكُ, rarely مَلْكُ Syr. ܡܰܠܟܳܐ.) Followed by a genit. of people or land, as מֶלֶךְ סְדֹם Genesis 14:2 מֶלֶךְ יְהוּדָה, מֶלֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵל; but Jehovah’s king, Psalms 2:6, 18:51, is the king of Israel [Messiah] appointed by Jehovah.-The name of king is often applied

(a) to Jehovah, as being the king of Israel, and of individual Israelites, Psalms 5:3, 10:16 44:5 48:3 (in which passage he is called the great king); 68:25 74:12 84:4 Deuteronomy 33:5 or of the whole earth, Psalms 47:3, Psalms 47:8, compare מֶלֶךְ יַעֲקֹב Isaiah 41:21 מֶלֶךְ יִשְׂרָאֵל 44:6, of Jehovah.

(b) to idols, when those who worship them are the speakers, Isaiah 8:21; Amos 5:26; Zephaniah 1:5, compare βασιλεύς, II. γ́ 351; π́ 233. מֶלֶךְ מְלָכִים king of kings is a title of the king of Babylonia, Ezekiel 26:7 (see Ch.); הַמֶּלֶךְ הַגָּדוֹל the great king, a title of the king of Assyria, Isaiah 36:4 (compare βασιλεὺς ὁ μέγας, μέγας βασιλεύς, often in Aristophanes and Plato, of the king of Persia, and Syr. ܡܠܟܐ ܪܒܐ, in Barhebr. of the Roman emperor). Farther, kings are sometimes introduced as leaders of armies, Job 15:24, 18:14 30:15.

(2) [Melech], pr.n. m. 1 Chronicles 8:35, 9:41. Also with the art. הַמֶּלֶךְ Jeremiah 36:26, 38:6.

מֶלֶךְ emphat. מַלְכָּא, מַלְכָּה; pl. מַלְכִּין, and (in the Hebrew mode) מַלְכִּים Ezra 4:13, Ch. king. מֶלֶךְ מַלְכַּיָּא king of kings, of the king of Babylonia, Daniel 2:37 (compare Ezekiel 26:7); of Persia, Ezra 7:12, the latter of which is now called شا هنشاه Shahinshah, i.e. king of kings. The same title of honour was given to the kings of Egypt, the Moguls, the Parthians (see my Comment. on Isaiah 10:8), the Ethiopians (see Axum. Inscr. in Buttmann’s Museum für Alterthumswiss. vol. i.).- Daniel 7:17, in prophetic language מַלְכִּין kings, is put for kingdoms.

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List of Word Forms
וּמֶ֤לֶךְ וּמַלְכִ֣ין וּמַלְכָּ֖א וּמַלְכָּ֣א וּמַלְכָּ֤א ומלך ומלכא ומלכין לְמֶ֣לֶךְ לְמַלְכָּ֑א לְמַלְכָּ֔א לְמַלְכָּ֗א לְמַלְכָּ֣א לְמַלְכָּ֥א לְמַלְכָּֽא׃ לְמַלְכָּא֙ למלך למלכא למלכא׃ מֶ֖לֶךְ מֶ֙לֶךְ֙ מֶ֣לֶךְ מֶ֤לֶךְ מֶ֥לֶךְ מֶֽלֶךְ־ מַלְכִ֑ין מַלְכִ֖ים מַלְכִ֖ין מַלְכִֽין׃ מַלְכִין֙ מַלְכַיָּ֑א מַלְכַיָּ֣א מַלְכָּ֑א מַלְכָּ֔א מַלְכָּ֕א מַלְכָּ֖א מַלְכָּ֗א מַלְכָּ֛א מַלְכָּ֜א מַלְכָּ֡א מַלְכָּ֣א מַלְכָּ֤א מַלְכָּ֤ה מַלְכָּ֥א מַלְכָּ֨א מַלְכָּֽא׃ מַלְכָּא֒ מַלְכָּא֙ מַלְכָּא֮ מלך מלך־ מלכא מלכא׃ מלכה מלכיא מלכים מלכין מלכין׃ lə·mal·kā lə·me·leḵ lemalKa ləmalkā leMelech ləmeleḵ mal·kā mal·kāh mal·ḵay·yā mal·ḵîm mal·ḵîn malchaiYa malChim malChin malKa malkā malKah malkāh malḵayyā malḵîm malḵîn me·leḵ me·leḵ- Melech meleḵ meleḵ- ū·mal·kā ū·mal·ḵîn ū·me·leḵ umalChin umalKa ūmalkā ūmalḵîn uMelech ūmeleḵ
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