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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #04318 - מִיכָה

Word Origin
an abbrev. of (04320)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Micah or Micaiah or Michah = “who is like God”

1) the 6th in order of the minor prophets; a native of Moresheth, he prophesied during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah of Judah, and was contemporary with the prophets Hosea, Amos, and Isaiah

2) an Ephraimite during the period of the judges

3) a descendant of Joel the Reubenite

4) son of Meribbaal and grandson of Jonathan

5) a Kohathite Levite, the eldest son of Uzziel the brother of Amram

6) father of Abdon, a man of high station in the reign of Josiah

7) son of Imlah and a prophet of Samaria who predicted the defeat and death of king Ahab of Israel

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (31) NAS (32) HCS (33)
Judges 17
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 2
Micah 1
Judges 17
1 Chronicles 8
2 Chronicles 2
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
Judges 19
1 Chronicles 9
2 Chronicles 2
Nehemiah 1
Jeremiah 1
Micah 1
n-p 31
n-p 30
n-p 30

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מִיכָה proper name, masculine 1. Micha, the Ephraimite (ᵐ5 Μειχαίας), Judges 17:5,8,9,10,12 (twice in verse); Judges 17:13; Judges 18:2 ff. (12t.), called מִיכָֽיְהוּ Judges 17:1,4.

2 the prophet Micah (ᵐ5 Μειχαίας), Micah 1:1 ( Jeremiah 26:18 Kt מִיכָיָה).

3 1 Chronicles 5:5.

4 son of Meribbaal (Mephibosheth) 1 Chronicles 8:34f. (ᵐ5 Μιχια), 1 Chronicles 9:40f. (ᵐ5 Μειχα), called מִיכָא 2 Samuel 9:12.

5 2 Samuel 23:20 (ᵐ5 Μειχας), 2 Samuel 24:24,25 (ᵐ5 Μειχα).

6 2 Chronicles 18:14 ( = מִיכָֽיְהוּ 2).

7 2 Chronicles 34:20 ("" 2 Kings 22:12 מִיכָיָה).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מִיכָה (for מִיכָיָהוּ “who is like unto Jehovah?” LXX. Μιχαίας), Micah, pr.n.

(1) a prophet, the sixth in order among the minor prophets, with the cognomen הַמֹּרַשְׁתִּי (which see); Micah 1:1, and Jeremiah 26:18 קרי, where the כתיב has מִיכָיָה.

(2)  2 Chronicles 34:20, for which there is, 2 Kings 22:12, מִיכָיָה.

(3) and (4) see מִיכָיָהוּ No. 1 and 2.

(5) and (6) see מִיכָֽיְהוּ No. 1 and 2.

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List of Word Forms
לְמִיכָ֔ה למיכה מִ֠יכָה מִיכָ֑ה מִיכָ֔ה מִיכָ֖ה מִיכָ֗ה מִיכָ֜ה מִיכָ֣ה מִיכָ֥ה מִיכָ֥יְהוּ מִיכָֽה׃ מִיכָה֙ מיכה מיכה׃ מיכיהו lə·mî·ḵāh lemiChah ləmîḵāh mî·ḵā·yə·hū mî·ḵāh miChah miChayehu mîḵāh mîḵāyəhū
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