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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #4432 - מֹלֶךְ

Word Origin
from (04427)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Molech = “king”

1) the god of the Ammonites and Phoenicians to whom some Israelites sacrificed their infants in the valley of Hinnom

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (8) NAS (8) HCS (8)
Leviticus 5
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 1
Leviticus 5
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 1
Leviticus 5
1 Kings 1
2 Kings 1
Jeremiah 1
n-p 7
n-p 7
n-p 7

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מֹ֫לֶךְ proper name, of a divinity Molech (ᵐ5 Μολοχ, ᵑ9 Moloch) (= מֶלֶךְ i.e. ( divine) King, with vowels of בּשֶׁת to denote abhorrence, Hoffm ZAW iii. 1883,124 RS Semitic i. 353; 2nd ed. 372; compare Hoffm GG Abh. xxxvi. 1890 a (May, 1889), 25; Phoenician proper name, of divinity מלך Milk, in proper names compare Bloch, Dr Deuteronomy 222f.); — with article ׳הַמּ: — the god to whom Israel sacrificed children with fire (in valley of Hinnom); ׳העביר בָּנֵשׁ לַ מּ 2 Kings 23:10; ׳העביר לַמּ Jeremiah 32:35 ("" הַבַּעַל), Leviticus 18:21 (H); ׳נתן לַמּ Leviticus 20:2,3,4 (H); more Generally ׳לִזְנוֺת אַחֲרֵי הַמּ Leviticus 20:5 (H). In 1 Kings 11:7 read probably מִלְכֹּם, q. v.

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List of Word Forms
הַמֹּ֖לֶךְ המלך וּלְמֹ֕לֶךְ ולמלך לַמֹּ֑לֶךְ לַמֹּ֔לֶךְ לַמֹּ֖לֶךְ לַמֹּֽלֶךְ׃ לַמֹּלֶךְ֒ למלך למלך׃ מַלְכְּכֶ֔ם מלככם ham·mō·leḵ hamMolech hammōleḵ lam·mō·leḵ lamMolech lammōleḵ mal·kə·ḵem malkeChem malkəḵem ū·lə·mō·leḵ uleMolech ūləmōleḵ
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