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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 - but about this time tomorrow I will send my servants to you, and they will search your house and the houses of your servants; and they will take in their hands everything that is pleasing H4261 to your eyes, and take it all away.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 36:19 - Then they burned the house of God and broke down the wall of Jerusalem, and burned all its fortified buildings with fire and destroyed all its valuable H4261 articles.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:16 - “His [fn]mouth is full of sweetness.
And he is wholly desirable H4261.
This is my beloved and this is my friend,
You daughters of Jerusalem.”
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 64:11 - Our holy and beautiful house,
Where our fathers praised You,
Has been burned by fire;
And all our precious H4261 things H4261 have become a ruin.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:10 - The adversary has stretched out his hand
Over all her precious H4261 things H4261,
For she has seen the nations enter her sanctuary,
The ones whom You commanded
That they were not to enter Your congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:11 - All her people groan, seeking bread;
They have given their treasures for food
To restore their [fn]lives.
“See, LORD, and look,
For I am despised.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 2:4 - He has bent His bow like an enemy;
His right hand is positioned like an adversary,
And He has killed everything that was pleasant H4261 to the eye.
In the tent of the daughter of Zion
He has poured out His wrath like fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:16 - “Son of man, behold, I am about to take from you what H4261 is H4261 precious H4261 to your eyes with a fatal blow; but you shall not mourn and you shall not weep, and your tears shall not come.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:21 - ‘Speak to the house of Israel, “This is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Behold, I am about to profane My sanctuary, the pride of your power, that which H4261 is H4261 precious H4261 in your eyes and the longing of your soul; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind will fall by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:25 - ‘As for you, son of man, will it not be on the day when I take from them their stronghold, the joy of their splendor, that which H4261 is precious H4261 in their eyes and their [fn]heart’s longing, their sons and their daughters,
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:6 - For behold, they will be gone because of destruction;
Egypt will gather them together, Memphis will bury them.
Weeds will take possession of their treasures H4261 of silver;
Thorns will be in their tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:16 - Ephraim is stricken, their root is dried up,
They will produce no fruit.
Even though they give birth to children,
I will put to death the precious H4261 ones H4261 of their womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:5 - “Since you have taken My silver and My gold, brought My precious H4261 [fn]treasures H4261 to your temples,

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