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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4719 - מַקֵּדָה

Word Origin
from the same as (05348) in the denominative sense of herding (compare (05349))
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Makkedah = “place of shepherds”

1) the location of a cave in Judah where Joshua captured and executed five Canaanite kings during the conquest; located near Bethhoron and Libnah

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (9) HCS (9)
Joshua 8
Joshua 8
Joshua 9
n-p 9
n-p 9
n-p 9

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַקֵּדָה proper name, of a location in Judah Joshua 15:41, near Beth Horon Joshua 10:10, and Libnah Joshua 10:29, where was a cave Joshua 10:16; Joshua 10:17, compare Joshua 10:21, captured by Joshua Joshua 10:28, with a king Joshua 10:28; Joshua 12:16. ᵐ5 Μακηδα. Site dubious, Warren;Survey Mem.ii. 411ff., 427 compare El-mughâr, approximately 2 4-Marmiles southwest from Ekron.

מִקְדָּשׁ see קדשׁ.

מַקְהֵלִים, I, II. מַקְהֵלֹת vide קהל.

מִקְוֶא, I, II. מִקְוֶה, מִקְרָה see קוה.

מָקוֺם see קוּם. מָקוֺר see קור.

[מִקָּח, מִקָּחָה] see לקח

[מִקְטָר], מִקְטֶ֫רֶת see קטר

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

מַקֵּדָה (prob. “of place of shepherds” נֹקְדִים), [Makkedah], pr.n. of a town in the plain country of Judah, formerly a royal city of the Canaanites, Joshua 10:10, 12:16 15:41.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמַקֵּדָֽה׃ במקדה׃ וּמַקֵּדָ֑ה ומקדה מִמַּקֵּדָ֖ה מַקֵּדָ֔ה מַקֵּדָ֖ה מַקֵּדָֽה׃ מַקֵּדָה֙ מַקֵּדָה֩ ממקדה מקדה מקדה׃ bə·maq·qê·ḏāh bemakkeDah bəmaqqêḏāh makkeDah maq·qê·ḏāh maqqêḏāh mim·maq·qê·ḏāh mimakkeDah mimmaqqêḏāh ū·maq·qê·ḏāh umakkeDah ūmaqqêḏāh
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