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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4417 - מֶלַח

Transliteration
melach
Phonetics
meh'-lakh  
Word Origin
from (04414)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
1197a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) salt

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (28) NAS (27) HCS (24)
Genesis 2
Leviticus 1
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 5
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Job 1
Psalms 1
Ezekiel 2
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 2
Leviticus 1
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 5
Judges 1
2 Samuel 1
2 Kings 3
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 2
Job 1
Ezekiel 2
Zephaniah 1
Genesis 2
Leviticus 3
Numbers 3
Deuteronomy 2
Joshua 6
Judges 1
2 Kings 2
2 Chronicles 1
Job 1
Ezekiel 2
Zephaniah 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cms 22
n-cms 18
n-cms 18
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2338) hlm (מלהה MLHh) AC: Season CO: Salt AB: ?

V) hlm (מלהה MLHh) - I. Season:To season with salt. II. Disapp (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hophal, Pual) |kjv: salt, season, temper, vanish - Strongs: H4414 (מָלַח)

Nm ) hlm (מלהה MLHh) - I. Salt:[Hebrew and Aramaic] II. Mariner:One who sails the sea. III. Rag:An old or rotten rag. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (37): salt, rags, maintenance, mariner - Strongs: H4415 (מְלַח), H4416 (מְלַח), H4417 (מֶלַח), H4418 (מֶלַח), H4419 (מַלָּח)

Nf1) ehlm (מלההה MLHhH) - Salt: A land of salt as barren. KJV (3): barren, barrenness, salt - Strongs: H4420 (מְלֵחָה)

dm) hflm (מלוהה MLWHh) - Mallow: As growing around a salt marsh. KJV (1): mallow - Strongs: H4408 (מַלּוּחַ)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2019
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. מֶ֫לַח noun masculine salt (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic ; Aramaic , מִלְחָא); — ׳מ absolute Genesis 19:26 +; construct Leviticus 2:13; — salt for seasoning food Job 6:6; offering Leviticus 2:13 (3t. in verse) compare Ezekiel 43:24; בְּרִית מֶ֫לַח Numbers 18:19; 2 Chronicles 13:5 (compare Leviticus 2:13 see Di); used in purifying waters 2 Kings 2:20,21; strewn on site of devoted city Judges 9:45 compare Zephaniah 2:9 (׳מִכְרֵהמֿ) Deuteronomy 29:22 ("" גָּפְרִית); produced in marshes reserved for purpose Ezekiel 47:11; pillar of salt ׳נְצִיב מ Genesis 19:26; usually in combination הַמֶּלַחיָם (ֿׅ Genesis 14:3 (עֶ֫מֶק הַשִּׂדִּים), Numbers 34:3,12; Deuteronomy 3:17 ("" יָם הָעֲתָבָה), Joshua 3:16; Joshua 12:3; Joshua 15:2,5; Joshua 18:19; also ׳גֵיאמֿ 2 Samuel 8:13; 2 Kings 14:7 Qr, Psalm 60:2 (title), ׳גֵּיא הַמּ 1 Chronicles 18:12; 2 Chronicles 25:11; 2 Kings 14:7 Kt.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מֶלַח (Arab. مِلْحُ) m. salt, יָםֽ הַמֶּלַח the salt sea, i.e. the Dead Sea, or lacus asphaltites, the water of which is impregnated and almost saturated with salt, Genesis 14:3; Numbers 34:12; Deuteronomy 3:17. גֵּי מֶלַח the valley of salt, see גַּי. בְּרִית מֶלַח Numbers 18:19; 2 Chronicles 13:5 (comp. Leviticus 2:13) a covenant of salt, i.e. most holy, most firm, because in making such a covenant, consecrated salt was eaten. נְצִיב מֶלַח a statue of salt, a stone of fossil salt, resembling a column, such as are found [?] near the Dead Sea, Genesis 19:26.

Derivatives, מָלַח No. II., מַלָּח, מְלֵחָה, מַלּוּחַ.

II. מֶלַח only in plur. מְלָחִים torn garments, or rags, Jeremiah 38:11, 12 Jeremiah 38:12 from the root מָלַח No. 1.

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List of Word Forms
בַּמֶּ֣לַח במלח הַמֶּ֑לַח הַמֶּ֔לַח הַמֶּ֖לַח הַמֶּ֙לַח֙ הַמֶּֽלַח׃ המלח המלח׃ וָמֶלַח֮ ומלח לְמֶ֥לַח למלח מֶ֑לַח מֶ֔לַח מֶ֙לַח֙ מֶ֚לַח מֶ֥לַח מֶ֨לַח מֶֽלַח׃ מלח מלח׃ bam·me·laḥ bamMelach bammelaḥ ham·me·laḥ hamMelach hammelaḥ lə·me·laḥ leMelach ləmelaḥ me·laḥ Melach melaḥ vameLach wā·me·laḥ wāmelaḥ
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