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Lexicon :: Strong's H4261 - maḥmāḏ

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מַחְמָד
Transliteration
maḥmāḏ
Pronunciation
makh-mawd'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 673d,673e

Strong’s Definitions

מַחְמָד machmâd, makh-mawd'; from H2530; delightful; hence, a delight, i.e. object of affection or desire:—beloved, desire, goodly, lovely, pleasant (thing).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H4261 in the following manner: pleasant thing (4x), pleasant (3x), desire (3x), goodly (1x), lovely (1x), beloved (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H4261 in the following manner: pleasant thing (4x), pleasant (3x), desire (3x), goodly (1x), lovely (1x), beloved (1x).
  1. desire, desirable thing, pleasant thing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מַחְמָד machmâd, makh-mawd'; from H2530; delightful; hence, a delight, i.e. object of affection or desire:—beloved, desire, goodly, lovely, pleasant (thing).
STRONGS H4261:
מַחְמַד noun masculine desire, desirable thing — absolute מַחְמַד Hosea 9:6; construct id. 1 Kings 20:6 + 3 times Ezekiel; plural מַחֲמַדַּים Songs 5:16; construct מַחֲמַדֵּי Lamentations 2:4; Hosea 9:16; suffix מַחֲמַדַּי Joel 4:5; מַחֲמַדֵּינוּ Isaiah 64:10; מַחֲמַדֶּיהָ 2 Chronicles 36:19; Lamentations 1:10; מַחֲמַדֵּיהֶם Lamentations 1:11Qr (see also מַחְמֹד); — desirable, precious things כלימֿ׳ 2 Chronicles 36:19; singular collective Hosea 9:6; plural Joel 4:5; Isaiah 64:10; Lamentations 1:10, 11 (Qr), בִּטְנָם מ׳ Hosea 9:16; see especially plural intensive כֻּלּוֺ מַחֲמַדִּים Songs 5:16 all of him is delightfulness (|| מַמְתַֿקִּים); elsewhere מַחְמַד עינים desire of the eyes, i.e. that in which the eyes take delight 1 Kings 20:6; Ezekiel 24:16 (of prophet's wife), Ezekiel 24:21; Ezekiel 24:25; plural Lamentations 2:4.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

1 Kings

20:6; 20:6

2 Chronicles

36:19; 36:19

Song of Songs

5:16; 5:16

Isaiah

64:10; 64:10

Lamentations

1:10; 1:10; 1:11; 1:11; 2:4; 2:4

Ezekiel

24:16; 24:21; 24:25

Hosea

9:6; 9:6; 9:16; 9:16

H4261

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4261 matches the Hebrew מַחְמָד (maḥmāḏ),
which occurs 13 times in 13 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:6 - Yet I will send my servants unto thee to morrow about this time, and they shall search thine house, and the houses of thy servants; and it shall be, that whatsoever is pleasant H4261 in thine eyes, they shall put it in their hand, and take it away.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:19 - And they burnt the house of God, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire, and destroyed all the goodly H4261 vessels thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:16 - His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. H4261 This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:11 - Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned up with fire: and all our pleasant things H4261 are laid waste.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:10 - The adversary hath spread out his hand upon all her pleasant things: H4261 for she hath seen that the heathen entered into her sanctuary, whom thou didst command that they should not enter into thy congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:11 - All her people sigh, they seek bread; they have given their pleasant things H4261 for meat to relieve the soul: see, O LORD, and consider; for I am become vile.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:4 - He hath bent his bow like an enemy: he stood with his right hand as an adversary, and slew all that were pleasant H4261 to the eye in the tabernacle of the daughter of Zion: he poured out his fury like fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:16 - Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire H4261 of thine eyes with a stroke: yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:21 - Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellency of your strength, the desire H4261 of your eyes, and that which your soul pitieth; and your sons and your daughters whom ye have left shall fall by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:25 - Also, thou son of man, shall it not be in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the desire H4261 of their eyes, and that whereupon they set their minds, their sons and their daughters,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:6 - For, lo, they are gone because of destruction: Egypt shall gather them up, Memphis shall bury them: the pleasant H4261 places for their silver, nettles shall possess them: thorns shall be in their tabernacles.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:16 - Ephraim is smitten, their root is dried up, they shall bear no fruit: yea, though they bring forth, yet will I slay even the beloved H4261 fruit of their womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:5 - Because ye have taken my silver and my gold, and have carried into your temples my goodly pleasant things: H4261

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