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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #04782 - מָרְדֳּכַי

Word Origin
of foreign derivation
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Mordecai = “little man” or “worshipper of Mars”

1) cousin and adoptive father of queen Esther; son of Jair of the tribe of Benjamin; deliverer under Divine providence of the children of Israel from the destruction plotted by Haman the chief minister of Ahasuerus; institutor of the feast of Purim

2) a Jew who returned from exile with Zerubbabel

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (60) NAS (59) HCS (60)
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 50
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 50
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 58
n-p 60
n-p 58
n-p 58

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מָרְּדֳּכַי (van d. H. מָרְדְּכַי) proper name, masculine Mordecai (perhaps from n.div. Marduk (מְרֹרַךְ), Zim ZAW xi.161ff.; compare further Wild (citing Jensen) Comm. Esther 173f.); — ׳מ Ezra 2:2; Esther 2:5 +; מָרְדֳּכָ֑י Esther 2:22 +; —

1 companion of Zerubbabel, according to Ezra 2:2 = Nehemiah 7:7. ᵐ5 Μαραθχαιος, Μαρδοχαιος, etc:

2 cousin and adoptive father of Esther Esther 2:5,7,10 55t. Esther. ᵐ5 Μαρδοχαιος.

מֻרְדָּף see רדף, רדה.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמָרְדֳּכַ֣י במרדכי וּֽלְמָרְדֳּכַ֖י וּמָ֨רְדֳּכַ֔י וּמָרְדֳּכַ֖י וּמָרְדֳּכַ֗י וּמָרְדֳּכַ֞י וּמָרְדֳּכַ֥י ולמרדכי ומרדכי לְֽמָרְדֳּכַ֞י לְמָרְדֳּכַ֔י לְמָרְדֳּכַ֖י לְמָרְדֳּכַ֣י לְמָרְדֳּכָ֑י לְמָרְדֳּכָ֔י למרדכי מָרְדֳּכַ֔י מָרְדֳּכַ֖י מָרְדֳּכַ֗י מָרְדֳּכַ֛י מָרְדֳּכַ֜י מָרְדֳּכַ֞י מָרְדֳּכַ֡י מָרְדֳּכַ֣י מָרְדֳּכַ֤י מָרְדֳּכַ֥י מָרְדֳּכַי֙ מָרְדֳּכָ֑י מָרְדֳּכָֽי׃ מרדכי מרדכי׃ bə·mā·rə·do·ḵay bemaredoChai bəmārədoḵay lə·mā·rə·do·ḵay lə·mā·rə·do·ḵāy lemaredoChai ləmārədoḵay ləmārədoḵāy mā·rə·do·ḵay mā·rə·do·ḵāy maredoChai mārədoḵay mārədoḵāy ū·lə·mā·rə·do·ḵay ū·mā·rə·do·ḵay ulemaredoChai ūləmārədoḵay umaredoChai ūmārədoḵay
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