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Lexicon :: Strong's H4256 - maḥălōqeṯ

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מַחֲלֹקֶת
Transliteration
maḥălōqeṯ
Pronunciation
makh-al-o'-keth
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 669d

Strong’s Definitions

מַחֲלֹקֶת machălôqeth, makh-al-o'-keth; from H2505; a section (of Levites, people or soldiers):—company, course, division, portion. See also H5555.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x

The KJV translates Strong's H4256 in the following manner: course (33x), divisions (8x), portions (1x), companies (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 43x
The KJV translates Strong's H4256 in the following manner: course (33x), divisions (8x), portions (1x), companies (1x).
  1. division, course, class, share, allotment

    1. division, part

    2. division, class, course

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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַחֲלֹקֶת machălôqeth, makh-al-o'-keth; from H2505; a section (of Levites, people or soldiers):—company, course, division, portion. See also H5555.
STRONGS H4256:
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 + 14 times 1 Chronicles 27; absolute מַחְלְקוֺת 1 Chronicles 23:6 + 6 times Chronicles + 1 Samuel 23:28 (see below); construct id. 1 Chronicles 26:12 + 5 times Chronicles + Nehemiah 11:36; suffix מַחְלְקוֺתֵיכֶם 2 Chronicles 35:4; מַחְלְקוֺתֵיהֶם 2 Chronicles 31:16, 17; מַחְלְקוֺתָם 1 Chronicles 24:1 + 3 times 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. technical 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 + 25 times 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 H2505 II. חלק, smooth, slippery; Ges De W Ke and others explanation here as rock of escapes, but this meaning for חלק dubious.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H4255.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Joshua

11:23; 11:23; 12:7; 12:7; 18:10; 18:10

1 Samuel

23:28; 23:28

1 Chronicles

23:6; 23:6; 24:1; 24:1; 26:1; 26:12; 26:12; 26:19; 27; 27:1; 27:2; 27:2; 27:4; 28:1

2 Chronicles

8:14; 31:2; 31:16; 31:17; 35:4; 35:4; 35:10

Nehemiah

11:36; 11:36

Ezekiel

48:29; 48:29

H4256

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4256 matches the Hebrew מַחֲלֹקֶת (maḥălōqeṯ),
which occurs 42 times in 36 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:23 - So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the LORD said unto Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their divisions H4256 by their tribes. And the land rested from war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:7 - And these are the kings of the country which Joshua and the children of Israel smote on this side Jordan on the west, from Baalgad in the valley of Lebanon even unto the mount Halak, that goeth up to Seir; which Joshua gave unto the tribes of Israel for a possession according to their divisions; H4256
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:10 - And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their divisions. H4256
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:6 - And David divided them into courses H4256 among the sons of Levi, namely, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:1 - Now these are the divisions H4256 of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:1 - Concerning the divisions H4256 of the porters: Of the Korhites was Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:12 - Among these were the divisions H4256 of the porters, even among the chief men, having wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:19 - These are the divisions H4256 of the porters among the sons of Kore, and among the sons of Merari.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:1 - Now the children of Israel after their number, to wit, the chief fathers and captains of thousands and hundreds, and their officers that served the king in any matter of the courses, H4256 which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, of every course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:2 - Over the first course H4256 for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:4 - And over the course H4256 of the second month was Dodai an Ahohite, and of his course H4256 was Mikloth also the ruler: in his course H4256 likewise were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:5 - The third captain of the host for the third month was Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, a chief priest: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:6 - This is that Benaiah, who was mighty among the thirty, and above the thirty: and in his course H4256 was Ammizabad his son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:7 - The fourth captain for the fourth month was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:8 - The fifth captain for the fifth month was Shamhuth the Izrahite: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:9 - The sixth captain for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:10 - The seventh captain for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:11 - The eighth captain for the eighth month was Sibbecai the Hushathite, of the Zarhites: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:12 - The ninth captain for the ninth month was Abiezer the Anetothite, of the Benjamites: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:13 - The tenth captain for the tenth month was Maharai the Netophathite, of the Zarhites: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:14 - The eleventh captain for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite, of the children of Ephraim: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:15 - The twelfth captain for the twelfth month was Heldai the Netophathite, of Othniel: and in his course H4256 were twenty and four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:1 - And David assembled all the princes of Israel, the princes of the tribes, and the captains of the companies H4256 that ministered to the king by course, H4256 and the captains over the thousands, and captains over the hundreds, and the stewards over all the substance and possession of the king, and of his sons, with the officers, and with the mighty men, and with all the valiant men, unto Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:13 - Also for the courses H4256 of the priests and the Levites, and for all the work of the service of the house of the LORD, and for all the vessels of service in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:21 - And, behold, the courses H4256 of the priests and the Levites, even they shall be with thee for all the service of the house of God: and there shall be with thee for all manner of workmanship every willing skilful man, for any manner of service: also the princes and all the people will be wholly at thy commandment.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:11 - And it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place: (for all the priests that were present were sanctified, and did not then wait by course: H4256
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:14 - And he appointed, according to the order of David his father, the courses H4256 of the priests to their service, and the Levites to their charges, to praise and minister before the priests, as the duty of every day required: the porters also by their courses H4256 at every gate: for so had David the man of God commanded.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:8 - So the Levites and all Judah did according to all things that Jehoiada the priest had commanded, and took every man his men that were to come in on the sabbath, with them that were to go out on the sabbath: for Jehoiada the priest dismissed not the courses. H4256
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:2 - And Hezekiah appointed the courses H4256 of the priests and the Levites after their courses, H4256 every man according to his service, the priests and Levites for burnt offerings and for peace offerings, to minister, and to give thanks, and to praise in the gates of the tents of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:15 - And next him were Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in their set office, to give to their brethren by courses, H4256 as well to the great as to the small:
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:16 - Beside their genealogy of males, from three years old and upward, even unto every one that entereth into the house of the LORD, his daily portion for their service in their charges according to their courses; H4256
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:17 - Both to the genealogy of the priests by the house of their fathers, and the Levites from twenty years old and upward, in their charges by their courses; H4256
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:4 - And prepare yourselves by the houses of your fathers, after your courses, H4256 according to the writing of David king of Israel, and according to the writing of Solomon his son.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:10 - So the service was prepared, and the priests stood in their place, and the Levites in their courses, H4256 according to the king's commandment.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:36 - And of the Levites were divisions H4256 in Judah, and in Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:29 - This is the land which ye shall divide by lot unto the tribes of Israel for inheritance, and these are their portions, H4256 saith the Lord GOD.

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