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Lexicon :: Strong's H4417 - melach


meh'·lakh (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1197a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: מלח.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strongs H4417 in the following manner: salt (27x), saltpits (with H4379) (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  1. salt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֶלַח melach, meh'-lakh; from H4414; properly, powder, i.e. (specifically) salt (as easily pulverized and dissolved):—salt(-pit).
Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Concordance Results Using NASB

Strong's Number H4417 matches the Hebrew מֶלַח (melach),
which occurs 27 times in 25 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Tools specific to Gen 14:3

Gen 14:3

All these fncame as allies to the valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt H4417 Sea).

Tools specific to Gen 19:26

Gen 19:26

But his wife, from behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt. H4417

Tools specific to Lev 2:13

Lev 2:13

‘Every grain offering of yours, moreover, you shall season with salt, H4417 so that the salt H4417 of the covenant of your God shall not be lacking from your grain offering; with all your offerings you shall offer salt. H4417

Tools specific to Num 18:19

Num 18:19

“All the offerings of the holy gifts, which the sons of Israel offer to the LORD, I have given to you and your sons and your daughters with you, as a perpetual allotment. It is an everlasting covenant of salt H4417 before the LORD to you and your fndescendants with you.”

Tools specific to Num 34:3

Num 34:3

‘Your southern fnsector shall fnextend from the wilderness of Zin along the side of Edom, and your southern border shall fnextend from the end of the Salt H4417 Sea eastward.

Tools specific to Num 34:12

Num 34:12

‘And the border shall go down to the Jordan and its termination shall be at the Salt H4417 Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders all around.’”

Tools specific to Deu 3:17

Deu 3:17

the Arabah also, with the Jordan fnas a border, from fnChinnereth even as far as the sea of the Arabah, the Salt H4417 Sea, fnat the foot of the slopes of Pisgah on the east.

Tools specific to Deu 29:23

Deu 29:23

‘All its land is brimstone and salt, H4417 a burning waste, fnunsown and unproductive, and no grass grows in it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in His anger and in His wrath.’

Tools specific to Jos 3:16

Jos 3:16

the waters which were fnflowing down from above stood and rose up in one heap, a great distance away at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those which were fnflowing down toward the sea of the Arabah, the Salt H4417 Sea, were completely cut off. So the people crossed opposite Jericho.

Tools specific to Jos 12:3

Jos 12:3

and the Arabah as far as the Sea of fnChinneroth toward the east, and as far as the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt H4417 Sea, eastward fntoward Beth-jeshimoth, and on the south, fnat the foot of the slopes of Pisgah;

Tools specific to Jos 15:2

Jos 15:2

Their south border was from the lower end of the Salt H4417 Sea, from the bay that turns to the south.

Tools specific to Jos 15:5

Jos 15:5

The east border was the Salt H4417 Sea, as far as the fnmouth of the Jordan. And the border of the north side was from the bay of the sea at the fnmouth of the Jordan.

Tools specific to Jos 18:19

Jos 18:19

The border continued to the side of Beth-hoglah northward; and the fnborder ended at the north bay of the Salt H4417 Sea, at the south end of the Jordan. This was the south border.

Tools specific to Jdg 9:45

Jdg 9:45

Abimelech fought against the city all that day, and he captured the city and killed the people who were in it; then he razed the city and sowed it with salt. H4417

Tools specific to 2Sa 8:13

2Sa 8:13

So David made a name for himself when he returned from fnkilling 18,000 fnArameans in the Valley of Salt. H4417

Tools specific to 2Ki 2:20

2Ki 2:20

He said, “Bring me a new jar, and put salt H4417 fnin it.” So they brought it to him.

Tools specific to 2Ki 2:21

2Ki 2:21

He went out to the spring of water and threw salt H4417 fnin it and said, “Thus says the LORD, ‘I have fnpurified these waters; there shall not be from there death or fnunfruitfulness any longer.’”

Tools specific to 2Ki 14:7

2Ki 14:7

He fnkilled of Edom in the Valley of Salt H4417 10,000 and took Sela by war, and named it Joktheel to this day.

Tools specific to 1Ch 18:12

1Ch 18:12

Moreover Abishai the son of Zeruiah fndefeated 18,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt. H4417

Tools specific to 2Ch 13:5

2Ch 13:5

“Do you not know that the LORD God of Israel gave the rule over Israel forever to David fnand his sons by a covenant of salt? H4417

Tools specific to 2Ch 25:11

2Ch 25:11

Now Amaziah strengthened himself and led his people forth, and went to the Valley of Salt H4417 and struck down 10,000 of the sons of Seir.

Tools specific to Job 6:6

Job 6:6

“Can something tasteless be eaten without salt, H4417
Or is there any taste in the fnwhite of an egg?

Tools specific to Eze 43:24

Eze 43:24

‘You shall present them before the LORD, and the priests shall throw salt H4417 on them, and they shall offer them up as a burnt offering to the LORD.

Tools specific to Eze 47:11

Eze 47:11

“But its swamps and marshes will not become fnfresh; they will be fnleft for salt. H4417

Tools specific to Zep 2:9

Zep 2:9

“Therefore, as I live,” declares the LORD of hosts,
The God of Israel,
“Surely Moab will be like Sodom
And the sons of Ammon like Gomorrah—
A place possessed by nettles and salt H4417 pits,
And a perpetual desolation.
The remnant of My people will plunder them
And the remainder of My nation will inherit them.”
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