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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4261 - מַחְמָד

Transliteration
machmâd
Phonetics
makh-mawd'  
Word Origin
from (02530)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
673d,673e
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) desire, desirable thing, pleasant thing

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1741 ‑ ἔνδοξος (en'‑dox‑os);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (13) NAS (12) HCS (13)
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 3
Hosea 2
Joel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 2
Ezekiel 3
Hosea 2
Joel 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Song of Solomon 1
Isaiah 1
Lamentations 3
Ezekiel 3
Hosea 2
Joel 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 2
n-cmpcX1cs 1
n-cmsc 5
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 2
n-cmpcX1cs 1
n-cmsc 5
n-cmp 1
n-cmpc 2
n-cmpcX1cs 1
n-cmsc 5
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2169) dmh (ההמד HhMD) AC: ? CO: ? AB: Desire: Something of value or delighted in. [from: mh- as in cheese as a delicacy]

V) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desire: To want something that is pleasant out of desire or lust. KJV (21): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Piel) desire, covet, delight, pleasant, beauty, lust, delectable - Strongs: H2530 (חָמַד)

Nm) dmh (ההמד HhMD) - Desirable: Something that is desired. KJV (6): desirable, pleasant - Strongs: H2531 (חֶמֶד)

Nf1) edmh (ההמדה HhMDH) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (25): pleasant, desire, beloved, goodly, precious - Strongs: H2532 (חֶמְדָּה)

am) dmhm (מההמד MHhMD) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (13): pleasant, desire, goodly, lovely beloved - Strongs: H4261 (מַחְמָד)

adm) dfmhm (מההמוד MHhMWD) - Pleasant: An object of desire. KJV (2): pleasant - Strongs: H4262 (מַחְמֻד)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַחְמַד noun masculine desire, desirable thing — absolute מַחְמַד Hosea 9:6; construct id. 1 Kings 20:6 3t. Ezekiel; plural מַחֲמַדַּים Song of Solomon 5:16; construct מַחֲמַדֵּי Lamentations 2:4; Hosea 9:16; suffix מַחֲמַדַּי Joel 4:5; מַחֲמַדֵּינוּ Isaiah 64:10; מַחֲמַדֶּיהָ 2 Chronicles 36:19; Lamentations 1:10; מַחֲמַדֵּיהֶם Lamentations 1:11 Qr (see also מַחְמֹד); — desirable, precious things ׳כלימֿ 2 Chronicles 36:19; singular collective Hosea 9:6; plural Joel 4:5; Isaiah 64:10; Lamentations 1:10,11 (Qr), בִּטְנָם׳מ Hosea 9:16; see especially plural intensive כֻּלּוֺ מַחֲמַדִּים Song of Solomon 5:16 all of him is delightfulness ("" מַמְתַֿקִּים); elsewhere מַחְמַד עינים desire of the eyes, i.e. that in which the eyes take delight 1 Kings 20:6; Ezekiel 24:16 (of prophet's wife), Ezekiel 24:21; Ezekiel 24:25; plural Lamentations 2:4.

מַחְמַד [מַחְמֹד, מַחֲמֻדִים] see חמד

[מַחְמָל] see חמל. מַחְמֶ֫צֶת see I. חמץ.

מַחֲנֶה, מַחֲנִהדָֿן, מַחֲנַיִם see חנה.

מַחֲנָק see חנק, מַחְסֶה, מַחֲסֶה see חסה.

מַחְסוֺם see חסם. מַחְסוֺר see חסר

מַחְסֵיָה see חסה.

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

מַחְמָד constr. מַחְמַד masc. plur. מַחֲמַדִּים (from the root חָמַד).

(1) desire, hence the object of desire. מַחְמַד עֵינֶיךָ that which thy eyes desire, 1 Kings 20:6 the delight of any one, Isaiah 64:10. Hosea 9:16, “the delight of their womb,” i.e. their dearest offspring.

(2) grace, beauty, Song of Solomon 5:16.

(3) something precious. Plur. Joel 4:5 2 Chronicles 36:19.

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List of Word Forms
וּמַֽחֲמַדַּי֙ ומחמדי מַחְמַ֣ד מַחְמַ֤ד מַחְמַ֥ד מַחֲמַדִּ֑ים מַחֲמַדֵּ֖ינוּ מַחֲמַדֵּ֥י מַחֲמַדֵּי־ מַחֲמַדֶּ֑יהָ מַחֲמַדֶּ֖יהָ מחמד מחמדי מחמדי־ מחמדיה מחמדים מחמדינו ma·ḥă·mad·dê ma·ḥă·mad·dê- ma·ḥă·mad·de·hā ma·ḥă·mad·dê·nū ma·ḥă·mad·dîm machamaddei machamadDeiha machamadDeinu machamadDim machMad maḥ·maḏ maḥămaddê maḥămaddê- maḥămaddehā maḥămaddênū maḥămaddîm maḥmaḏ ū·ma·ḥă·mad·day umachamadDai ūmaḥămadday
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the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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