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Entry for Strong's #4256 - מַחֲלֹקֶת

Word Origin
from (02505)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) division, course, class, share, allotment

1a) division, part

1b) division, class, course

1b1) of priests, Levites (technical term of organisation)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1243 ‑ διαίρεσις (dee‑ah'ee‑res‑is);  1267 ‑ διαμερισμός (dee‑am‑er‑is‑mos');  2183 ‑ ἐφημερία (ef‑ay‑mer‑ee'‑ah);  3311 ‑ μερισμός (mer‑is‑mos');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (43) NAS (43) HCS (41)
Joshua 3
1 Chronicles 22
2 Chronicles 9
Nehemiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Joshua 3
1 Samuel 1
1 Chronicles 22
2 Chronicles 9
Nehemiah 1
Ezekiel 1
Joshua 3
1 Chronicles 25
2 Chronicles 11
Nehemiah 1
Ezekiel 1
n-cfp 7
n-cfpc 8
n-cfs 6
n-cfp 7
n-cfpc 8
n-cfs 6
n-cfp 7
n-cfpc 8
n-cfs 6

Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2167) qlh (ההלק HhLQ) AC: Divide CO: Portion AB: ?: The fathers estate is totaled and divided up for the sons. The eldest receiving a double portion. [from: ql- a gathering of what is to be divided]

V) qlh (ההלק HhLQ) - I. Divide:To divide something up and disperse each portion to the appropriate recipients. II. Smooth:To have a smooth surface. Also to flatter in the sense of a smooth talk. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (65): (vf: Paal, Niphal, Hiphil, Hitpael, Pual, Piel) divide, flatter, part, distribute, dealt, smooth, give, impart, partner, portion, receive, separate - Strongs: H2505 (חָלַק)

Nf1) eqlh (ההלקה HhLQH) - I. Portion:The part received from what was divided. II. Smooth:A smooth surface or flattery as a smooth talk. [Unknown connection to root] KJV (30): portion, parcel, piece, field, flattering, plat, part, flattery, ground places, smooth - Strongs: H2513 (חֶלְקָה), H2514 (חֲלַקָּה)

af1) eqlhm (מההלקה MHhLQH) - Portion: The part received from what was divided. [Aramaic only] KJV (1): courses - Strongs: H4255 (מַחְלְקָה)

af2) tqlhm (מההלקת MHhLQT) - Portion: The part received from what was divided. KJV (43): course, division portion, company - Strongs: H4256 (מַחֲלֹקֶת)

dm) qflh (ההלוק HhLWQ) - Smooth: A smooth surface. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (1): smooth - Strongs: H2512 (חַלֻּק)

df1) eqflh (ההלוקה HhLWQH) - Portion: The part received from what was divided. KJV (1): division - Strongs: H2515 (חֲלֻקָּה)

lf1) eqlqlh (ההלקלקה HhLQLQH) - Slippery: As on a smooth surface. [Unknown connection to root;] KJV (4): slippery - Strongs: H2519 (חֲלַקְלַק)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מַחֲלֹ֫קֶת noun feminine division, course (almost wholly Chronicles) — ׳מ absolute 1 Chronicles 27:1,2; construct 1 Chronicles 27:4; suffix מַחֲלֻקְתּוֺ 1 Chronicles 27:2 14t. 1 Chronicles 27; absolute מַחְלְקוֺת 1 Chronicles 23:6 6t. Chronicles + 1 Samuel 23:28 (see below); construct id. 1 Chronicles 26:12 5t. Chronicles + Nehemiah 11:36; suffix מַחְלְקוֺתֵיכֶם 2 Chronicles 35:4; מַחְלְקוֺתֵיהֶם 2 Chronicles 31:16,17; מַחְלְקוֺתָם 1 Chronicles 24:1 3t. in Chronicles; מַחְלְקֹתָם Joshua 11:23; Joshua 12:7; Joshua 18:10; Ezekiel 48:29; —

1 division, part, of land assigned to the several tribes of Israel Joshua 11:23; Joshua 12:7 ( both D) Joshua 18:10 (J E; others, divisions of Israel, but see) Ezekiel 48:29.

2 techn. term of organization of priests and Levites (late), 1 Chronicles 23:6; 1 Chronicles 24:1; 1 Chronicles 26:1,12,19; 2 Chronicles 8:14 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 31:2 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 35:4,10; Nehemiah 11:36 25t. in Chronicles, + (of royal officials) 1 Chronicles 28:1סֶלַע הַמַּחְלְקוֺת proper name 1 Samuel 23:28 was popularly connected with this √, = rock of divisions, where Saul and David parted from neighbourhood of each other (Dr) so Vrss Th and others; Bö Klo, where their forces lay divided from each other; originally connection was perhaps with II. חלק, smooth, slippery; Ges De W Ke and others explanation here as rock of escapes, but this meaning for חלק dubious.

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List of Word Forms
בְּמַחְלְק֔וֹת בְּמַחְלְקוֹתֵיהֶֽם׃ בְּמַחְלְקוֹתָ֖ם במחלקות במחלקותיהם׃ במחלקותם הַֽמַּחְלְק֗וֹת הַֽמַּחְלְקֽוֹת׃ הַֽמַּחֲלֹ֙קֶת֙ הַמַּחְלְק֣וֹת הַמַּחֲלֹ֤קֶת המחלקות המחלקות׃ המחלקת וּֽלְמַחְלְקוֹת֙ וּמַ֣חֲלֻקְתּ֔וֹ ולמחלקות ומחלקתו כְּמַחְלְקֹתָ֖ם כְּמַחְלְקֹתָֽם׃ כְּמַחְלְקוֹתֵיהֶֽם׃ כְּמַחְלְקוֹתֵיכֶ֑ם כמחלקותיהם׃ כמחלקותיכם כמחלקתם כמחלקתם׃ לְמַחְלְק֖וֹת לְמַחְלְקֽוֹת׃ למחלקות למחלקות׃ מַֽחֲלֻקְתּ֔וֹ מַחְלְק֑וֹת מַחְלְק֣וֹת מַחְלְק֥וֹת מַחְלְק֨וֹת מַחְלְקוֹת֙ מַחְלְקוֹתָ֑ם מַחְלְקוֹתָ֔ם מַחְלְקוֹתָ֖ם מַחְלְקוֹתָ֞ם מַחֲלֹ֣קֶת ׀ מַחֲלֻקְתּ֔וֹ מחלקות מחלקותם מחלקת מחלקתו bə·maḥ·lə·qō·w·ṯām bə·maḥ·lə·qō·w·ṯê·hem bə·maḥ·lə·qō·wṯ bemachleKot bemachlekoTam bemachlekoteiHem bəmaḥləqōwṯ bəmaḥləqōwṯām bəmaḥləqōwṯêhem ham·ma·ḥă·lō·qeṯ ham·maḥ·lə·qō·wṯ hammachaLoket hammachleKot hammaḥălōqeṯ hammaḥləqōwṯ kə·maḥ·lə·qō·ṯām kə·maḥ·lə·qō·w·ṯê·hem kə·maḥ·lə·qō·w·ṯê·ḵem kemachlekoTam kemachlekoteiChem kemachlekoteiHem kəmaḥləqōṯām kəmaḥləqōwṯêhem kəmaḥləqōwṯêḵem lə·maḥ·lə·qō·wṯ lemachleKot ləmaḥləqōwṯ ma·ḥă·lō·qeṯ ma·ḥă·luq·tōw machaLoket machalukTo machleKot machlekoTam maḥ·lə·qō·w·ṯām maḥ·lə·qō·wṯ maḥălōqeṯ maḥăluqtōw maḥləqōwṯ maḥləqōwṯām ū·lə·maḥ·lə·qō·wṯ ū·ma·ḥă·luq·tōw ulemachlekOt ūləmaḥləqōwṯ uMachalukTo ūmaḥăluqtōw
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