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Strong's #4446 - מְלֶכֶת

Root Word (Etymology)
from (H4427)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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1) queen

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Verse Results
KJV (5)
Jeremiah 5
NAS (5)
Jeremiah 5
HCS (5)
Jeremiah 5
BSB (5)
Jeremiah 5
ESV (5)
Jeremiah 5
WEB (5)
Jeremiah 5
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.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְלֶ֫כֶת noun feminine queen (form difficult; compare Ol§ 147 d ii, 169n. Gie Jeremiah 7:18 Ba NB 165, Anm. 2; ZMG xii. 1887,606); — only construct הַשָּׁמַיִם׳מ Jeremiah 7:18 4t. Jeremiah = queen of the heavens, a goddess; identification dubious; perhaps= Ištar, Venus, compare Schr below and others; (> = מְלֶאכֶת (Manuscripts), construct of מְלָאכָה (see לאך), worship of the heavens (Cast Lex. Syr.), or creative work of the heavens, collective = ׳צְבָא הַשּׁ host of heaven, Sta below (compare ᵐ5); see Schr COT Jeremiah 7:18; SBAk 1886,477 ff., ZA iii. 1888,353ff., iv. 1889,74ff. Sta ZAW 1886,123ff. 289 ff. Kue Ges. Abh. 186 ff. We Skizzen iii. 38 ZMG xli. 1889,710f. RS Semitic i. 57,172 (ed. 2,57, 189) Grünb ZMG xiii.1888,45); — only as worshipped by people of Jerusalem ׳הַשּׁ׳לַעֲשׂוֺת כַּוָּנִים לִמְ Jeremiah 7:18 ("" הַסֵּךְ נְסָכִים לֵאלֹהִים אֲחֵרִים); ׳הַשּׁ׳לְקַטֵּר לִמ Jeremiah 44:17,18,19,25 (all "" הַסֵּךְ לָהּ נְסָכִים).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מְלֶכֶת f. of the Chald. form מְלֵךְ (as on the contrary מַלְכָּה from מֶלֶךְ), a queen. It only occurs, Jeremiah 7:18 -44:1719, 25 Jeremiah 44:25, in which passages מְלֶכֶת הַשָּׁמַיִם “the queen of heaven,” to whom the women of Israel paid divine honours, is either the moon, or Astarte (עַשְׁתֹּרֶת), i.e. the planet Venus. So the LXX. have rendered in chap. 44, and Vulg. always. However not a few copies write fully מְלֶאכֶת worship, i.e. abstr. prop. concr. deity, goddess (of heaven), in like manner the Syriac translator renders it ܕܫܰܡܰܝܳܐ ܦܘܽܠܚܢܳ the worship of heaven.

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List of Word Forms
לִמְלֶ֣כֶת לִמְלֶ֧כֶת למלכת lim·le·ḵeṯ limLechet limleḵeṯ
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