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Strong's #6418 - פֶּלֶךְ

Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root meaning to be round
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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1) whirl of spindle, stick, district

1a) whirl of spindle, stick

1b) district, circuit

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3313 ‑ μέρος (mer'‑os);  4066 ‑ περίχωρος (per‑ikh'‑o‑ros);  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (10)
2 Samuel 1
Nehemiah 8
Proverbs 1
NAS (10)
2 Samuel 1
Nehemiah 8
Proverbs 1
HCS (10)
2 Samuel 1
Nehemiah 8
Proverbs 1
BSB (10)
2 Samuel 1
Nehemiah 8
Proverbs 1
ESV (10)
2 Samuel 1
Nehemiah 8
Proverbs 1
WEB (10)
2 Samuel 1
Nehemiah 8
Proverbs 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2610) klp (פלכ PLK) AC: ? CO: Stick AB: ?: [from: kl- using a staff]

Nm ) klp (פלכ PLK) - I. Stick: II. District:[Unknown connection to root;] KJV (10): part, staff, distaff - Strongs: H6418 (פֶּלֶךְ)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מֶּ֫לֶךְ noun [masculine]

1 whirl of spindle.

2 district (properly circle, circuit); — absolute ׳פ 2 Samuel 3:29, מָּ֑לֶךְ Proverbs 31:19; construct מֶּלֶךְ Nehemiah 3:9 +; suffix מִּלְכּוֺ Nehemiah 3:17; —

1 whirl of spindle, 2 Samuel 3:29 (probably, see Dr), Proverbs 31:19 ("" כִּישׁוֺר).

2 district, Nehemiah 3:9,12,14,15,16,17 (twice in verse); Nehemiah 3:18.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

פֶּלֶךְ m. with suff. פִּלְכּוֹ m.

(1)  a circle, circuit, environs (Kreis, Bezirk) i.e. כִּכָּר (Arab. فَلَكَةُ, Chald. פֶּלֶךְ id.) Nehemiah 3:9, seqq. פֶּלֶךְ יְרוּשָׁלַיִם “the region around Jerusalem,” Nehemiah 3:12, 14, 15.

(2) the whirl of a woman’s spindle, and here the spindle itself, Proverbs 31:19. (Arab. فَلَكَةُ id., Talmud. פלד, פלכה, פילכה, whence פַּלֵּךְ to spin).

(3) a round staff, crutch, 2 Samuel 3:29. LXX. σκυτάλη.

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List of Word Forms
בַּפֶּ֛לֶךְ בפלך לְפִלְכּֽוֹ׃ לפלכו׃ פֶ֥לֶךְ פֶּ֣לֶךְ פֶּ֥לֶךְ פָֽלֶךְ׃ פלך פלך׃ bap·pe·leḵ bapPelech bappeleḵ Falech Felech lə·p̄il·kōw lefilKo ləp̄ilkōw p̄ā·leḵ p̄āleḵ pe·leḵ p̄e·leḵ Pelech peleḵ p̄eleḵ
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