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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4457 - מַלְקָח

melqâch, malqâch
mel-kawkh', mal-kawkh'  
Word Origin
from (03947)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) snuffers, tongs

1a) tongs (for altar use)

1b) snuffers (for lamps in temple or tabernacle)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (6) NAS (6) HCS (6)
Exodus 2
Numbers 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Exodus 2
Numbers 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
Exodus 2
Numbers 1
1 Kings 1
2 Chronicles 1
Isaiah 1
n-cmd 3
n-cmd 3
n-cmd 3

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2319) hql (לקהה LQHh) AC: Take CO: Tong AB: ?: [from: ql- gathering]

V) hql (לקהה LQHh) - Take: [A generic verb with a wide application meaning to take] KJV (965): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hitpael, Hophal, Pual) take, receive, fetch, bring, get, carry, marry, buy - Strongs: H3947 (לָקַח)

Nm) hql (לקהה LQHh) - Learning: In the sense of being received. KJV (9): doctrine, learning speech - Strongs: H3948 (לֶקַח)

am) hqlm (מלקהה MLQHh) - Tong: A tool for taking coals out of the fire. KJV (6): tong, snuffer - Strongs: H4457 (מַלְקָח)

acm) hfqlm (מלקוהה MLQWHh) - I. Jaw:As tongs for taking food. II. Prey:What is taken. KJV (8): prey, booty, jaw - Strongs: H4455 (מַלְקוֹחַיִם)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מֶלְקָחַ֫יִם, [מַלְקָחַיִם] noun [masculine] dual tongs, snuffers; —

1 tongs used at altar of temple, for lifting coal, in Isaiah's vision, Isaiah 6:6.

2 lamp snuffers, in temple 1 Kings 7:49 2 Chronicles 4:21; in tabernacle suffix ( reference to lamp-stand, מְנוֺרָה) מַלְקָחֶיהָ Exodus 25:38; Exodus 37:23; Numbers 4:9 (all P).

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List of Word Forms
בְּמֶ֨לְקַחַ֔יִם במלקחים וְהַמֶּלְקַחַ֖יִם וּמַלְקָחֶ֥יהָ והמלקחים ומלקחיה מַלְקָחֶ֖יהָ מלקחיה bə·mel·qa·ḥa·yim beMelkaChayim bəmelqaḥayim mal·qā·ḥe·hā malkaCheiha malqāḥehā ū·mal·qā·ḥe·hā umalkaCheiha ūmalqāḥehā vehammelkaChayim wə·ham·mel·qa·ḥa·yim wəhammelqaḥayim
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