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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, in accordance with everything that the LORD had spoken to Moses; and Joshua gave it as an inheritance to Israel according to their divisions H4256 by their tribes. So the land was at rest from war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:7 - Now these are the kings of the land whom Joshua and the sons of Israel [fn]defeated beyond the Jordan toward the west, from Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon even as far as Mount Halak, which rises toward Seir; and Joshua gave it to the tribes of Israel as a possession according to their divisions H4256,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:10 - Joshua then cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD, and there Joshua divided the land for the sons of Israel according to their divisions H4256.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:6 - David divided them into divisions H4256 according to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 24:1 - Now the divisions H4256 of the [fn]descendants of Aaron were these: the sons of Aaron were Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:1 - For the divisions H4256 of the gatekeepers there were of the Korahites, [fn]Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of [fn]Asaph.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:12 - To these divisions H4256 of the gatekeepers, to the chief men, were given duties like their relatives, to serve in the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 26:19 - These were the divisions H4256 of the gatekeepers of the sons of Korah and of the sons of Merari.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:1 - Now this is the number of the sons of Israel, the heads of fathers’ households, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and their officers who served the king in all the affairs of the divisions H4256 which came in and went out month by month throughout the months of the year, each division H4256 numbering twenty-four thousand:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:2 - Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel [fn]was in charge of the first division H4256 for the first month; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:4 - Dodai the Ahohite and his division H4256 was in charge of the division H4256 for the second month, Mikloth being the chief officer; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:5 - The third commander of the army for the third month was Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada the priest, as chief; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:6 - This Benaiah was the mighty man of the thirty, and was in charge of thirty; and over his division H4256 was his son Ammizabad.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:7 - The fourth, for the fourth month was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:8 - The fifth, for the fifth month was the commander Shamhuth the Izrahite; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:9 - The sixth, for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:10 - The seventh, for the seventh month was Helez the Pelonite of the sons of Ephraim; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:11 - The eighth, for the eighth month was Sibbecai the Hushathite of the Zerahites; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:12 - The ninth, for the ninth month was Abiezer the Anathothite of the Benjaminites; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:13 - The tenth, for the tenth month was Maharai the Netophathite of the Zerahites; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:14 - The eleventh, for the eleventh month was Benaiah the Pirathonite of the sons of Ephraim; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:15 - The twelfth, for the twelfth month was Heldai the Netophathite of Othniel; and in his division H4256 were twenty-four thousand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:1 - Now David assembled at Jerusalem all the officials of Israel, the leaders of the tribes, and the commanders of the divisions H4256 that served the king, the commanders of thousands, and the commanders of hundreds, and the overseers of all the property and livestock belonging to the king and his sons, with the officials and the mighty men, all the valiant warriors.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:13 - also for the divisions 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 utensils of service in the house of the LORD;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 28:21 - “Now behold, there are the divisions H4256 of the priests and the Levites for all the service of the house of God, and every willing man of any skill will be with you in all the work for all kinds of service. The officials also and all the people will be entirely at your command.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 5:11 - When the priests came out from the holy place (for all the priests who were present had sanctified themselves, without regard to divisions H4256),
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 8:14 - Now according to the ordinance of his father David, he appointed the divisions H4256 of the priests for their service, and the Levites for their duties of praise and ministering before the priests according to the daily rule, and the gatekeepers by their divisions H4256 at every gate; for this is what David, the man of God, had commanded.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 23:8 - The Levites and all Judah did according to all that Jehoiada the priest commanded. And each one of them took his men who were to come in on the Sabbath, with those who were to go out on the Sabbath, for Jehoiada the priest did not dismiss any of the divisions H4256.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:2 - And Hezekiah appointed the divisions H4256 of the priests and the Levites by their divisions H4256, each according to his service, both the priests and the Levites, for burnt offerings and for peace offerings, to serve and to give thanks and to praise in the gates of the camp of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:15 - [fn]Under his authority were Eden, Miniamin, Jeshua, Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, to distribute their portions faithfully to their brothers by divisions H4256, whether great or small,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:16 - without regard to their genealogical enrollment, to the males from [fn]thirty years old and upward—everyone who entered the house of the LORD for his daily obligations—for their work in their duties according to their divisions H4256;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 31:17 - as well as the priests who were enrolled genealogically according to their fathers’ households, and the Levites from twenty years old and upward, by their duties and their divisions H4256.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:4 - “Prepare yourselves by your fathers’ households in your divisions H4256, according to the writing of David king of Israel and according to the writing of his son Solomon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 35:10 - So the service was prepared, and the priests stood at their positions and the Levites by their divisions H4256 according to the king’s command.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 11:36 - And from the Levites, some divisions H4256 in Judah belonged to Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:29 - “This is the land which you shall divide by lot to the tribes of Israel for an inheritance, and these are their several portions H4256,” declares the Lord [fn]GOD.

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