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Lexicon :: Strong's H4399 - mᵊlā'ḵâ

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מְלָאכָה
Transliteration
mᵊlā'ḵâ
Pronunciation
mel-aw-kaw'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From the same as מַלְאָךְ (H4397)
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TWOT Reference: 1068b

Strong’s Definitions

מְלָאכָה mᵉlâʼkâh, mel-aw-kaw'; from the same as H4397; properly, deputyship, i.e. ministry; generally, employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor):—business, cattle, industrious, occupation, ( -pied), officer, thing (made), use, (manner of) work((-man), -manship).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 167x

The KJV translates Strong's H4399 in the following manner: work (129x), business (12x), workmen (with H6213) (7x), workmanship (5x), goods (2x), cattle (1x), stuff (1x), thing (1x), miscellaneous (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 167x
The KJV translates Strong's H4399 in the following manner: work (129x), business (12x), workmen (with H6213) (7x), workmanship (5x), goods (2x), cattle (1x), stuff (1x), thing (1x), miscellaneous (9x).
  1. occupation, work, business

    1. occupation, business

    2. property

    3. work (something done or made)

    4. workmanship

    5. service, use

    6. public business

      1. political

      2. religious

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְלָאכָה mᵉlâʼkâh, mel-aw-kaw'; from the same as H4397; properly, deputyship, i.e. ministry; generally, employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor):—business, cattle, industrious, occupation, ( -pied), officer, thing (made), use, (manner of) work((-man), -manship).
STRONGS H4399: Abbreviations
מְלָאכָה 167 noun feminine occupation, work (for *מַלְאָכָה; compare Phoenician מלאכת labour) — מ׳ Exodus 12:16 102 times; מְלָ֑אכֶת 2 Chronicles 13:10; construct מְלֶאכֶת Exodus 35:24 + 42 times; suffix מְלַאכְתְּךָ Jonah 1:8; מְלַאכְתֶּ֑ךָ Exodus 20:9 + 2 times; מְלַאכְתּוֺ Genesis 2:2 + 13 times; plural construct מַלְאֲכוֺת 1 Chronicles 28:19; suffix מַלְאֲכוֺתֶיךָ Psalm 73:28; —
1. occupation, business, מַה מְּלַאכְתְּךָ what is thy occupation Jonah 1:8; business of a steward Genesis 39:11 (J); diligent in business Proverbs 22:29; slack in business Proverbs 18:9.
2. property in which one is occupied, רעהוּ מ׳ his neighbour's property Exodus 22:7; Exodus 22:10 (E); possessions of herds and flocks Genesis 33:14 (J), 1 Samuel 15:9 (compare מִקְנֶה); רבה מ׳ great property 2 Chronicles 17:13.
3. work as something done or made:
a. of God in creation Genesis 2:2 (twice in verse); Genesis 2:3 (P), in judgment Jeremiah 50:25, in general Psalm 73:28.
b. of men, עור מ׳ leather-work Leviticus 13:48, 51 (P), השׂדה מ׳ work in the field 1 Chronicles 27:26; in building Proverbs 24:27 +, the walls of Jerusalem Nehemiah 4:5 +, making the tabernacle and its furniture Exodus 36:2 +, the temple 1 Kings 5:30 +; work of the potter Jeremiah 18:3, of the seaman Psalm 107:23, of the Levites 1 Chronicles 26:29, of priests in the sacrifices 2 Chronicles 29:34; † מְלָאכֶת (ה)עֲבֹדָה phrase of P, Exodus 35:24; Exodus 36:1, 3; Leviticus 23:7, 8, 21, 25, 35, 36; Numbers 28:18, 25, 26; Numbers 29:1, 12, 35 also 1 Chronicles 9:13; 1 Chronicles 9:19; 1 Chronicles 28:13; 1 Chronicles 28:20; 2 Chronicles 24:12; לעבדה המ׳ 1 Chronicles 23:24; עבדה למ׳ Exodus 36:5 (P); compare the phrase עֹשֵׂה המ׳ workmen Ezra 3:9; Nehemiah 2:16; עֹשִׂים במ׳ 1 Kings 5:30; 1 Kings 9:23 +; כל מ׳ any work forbidden on the Sabbath Exodus 20:9, 10; Leviticus 23:3 (P) Deuteronomy 5:13, 14; Jeremiah 17:22, 24; on holy convocations Exodus 12:16; Leviticus 16:29; Leviticus 23:28, 30, 31; Numbers 29:7 (P).
† 4. workmanship, כל מלאכה in every kind of workmanship, phrase of P: Exodus 31:3, 5; Exodus 35:29, 31, 33, 35; and Chronicles: 1 Chronicles 22:15; 1 Chronicles 28:21; 1 Chronicles 29:5; 1 Kings 7:14.
† 6. public business:
b. religious, putting away foreign wives Ezra 10:13; יהוה מ׳ 1 Chronicles 26:30; הַקֹּדֶשׁ מ׳ Exodus 36:4; Exodus 38:24 (P), קדשׁ הקדשׁים מ׳ 1 Chronicles 6:34; אהל מ׳ מועד Exodus 35:21 (P), בית י׳ מ׳ 1 Chronicles 23:4; Ezra 3:8; Ezra 6:22; Nehemiah 10:34; Nehemiah 11:22.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:2; 2:2; 2:3; 33:14; 39:11

Exodus

12:1; 12:16; 12:16; 20:9; 20:9; 20:10; 22:7; 22:10; 31:3; 31:5; 35:21; 35:24; 35:24; 35:29; 35:31; 35:33; 35:35; 36:1; 36:2; 36:3; 36:4; 36:5; 38:24

Leviticus

7:24; 11:32; 13:48; 13:51; 16:29; 23:3; 23:7; 23:8; 23:21; 23:25; 23:28; 23:30; 23:31; 23:35; 23:36

Numbers

28:18; 28:25; 28:26; 29:1; 29:7; 29:12; 29:35

Deuteronomy

5:13; 5:14

Judges

16:11

1 Samuel

15:9

1 Kings

7:14; 9:23; 11:28

1 Chronicles

6:34; 9:13; 9:19; 22:15; 23:4; 23:24; 26:29; 26:30; 27:26; 28:13; 28:19; 28:20; 28:21; 29:5; 29:6

2 Chronicles

13:10; 17:13; 24:12; 29:34

Ezra

3:8; 3:9; 6:22; 10:13

Nehemiah

2:16; 4:5; 10:34; 11:22

Esther

3:9; 9:3

Psalms

73:28; 73:28; 107:23

Proverbs

18:9; 22:29; 24:27

Jeremiah

17:22; 17:24; 18:3; 50:25

Ezekiel

28:13

Daniel

8:27

Jonah

1:8; 1:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4399 matches the Hebrew מְלָאכָה (mᵊlā'ḵâ),
which occurs 167 times in 149 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Gen 2:2–Num 28:26)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:2 - And [fn]on the seventh day God completed His work H4399 which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work H4399 which He had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:3 - Then God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it, because on it He rested from all His work H4399 which God had created [fn]in making it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - “Please let my lord pass on before his servant, and I will lead on slowly, according to the pace of the cattle H4399 that are before me and according to the pace of the children, until I come to my lord at Seir.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:11 -

Now it happened [fn]one day that he went into the house to do his work H4399, and none of the men of the household was there inside.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:16 - ‘Now on the first day there shall be a holy convocation, and on the seventh day there shall be a holy convocation for you; no work H4399 at all shall be done on them, except what must be eaten [fn]by every person, that alone may be done by you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:9 -

“Six days you shall labor and do all your work H4399,

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:10 -

but the seventh day is a sabbath of Yahweh your God; in it you shall not do any work H4399, you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female slave or your cattle or your sojourner who is within your gates.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:8 - “If the thief is not [fn]caught, then the owner of the house shall [fn]appear before [fn]the judges to determine whether he [fn]laid his hands on his neighbor’s property H4399.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 22:11 - then an oath before Yahweh shall be made by the two of them [fn]that he has not [fn]laid hands on his neighbor’s property H4399; and its owner shall accept it, and he shall not make restitution.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:3 - “And I have filled him with the Spirit of God in wisdom, in discernment, in knowledge, and in all kinds of [fn]craftsmanship H4399,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:5 - and in the cutting of stones [fn]for settings, and in the carving of wood, in order for him to work in all kinds of [fn]craftsmanship H4399.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:14 - ‘Therefore you shall keep the sabbath, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work H4399 on it, that person shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:15 - ‘Six days work H4399 may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, holy to Yahweh; whoever does any work H4399 on the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:2 -

“Six days work H4399 may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a holy day, a sabbath of complete rest to Yahweh; whoever does any work H4399 on it shall be put to death.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:21 - And everyone whose heart [fn]stirred him and everyone whose spirit was willing came and brought the [fn]contribution to Yahweh for the work H4399 of the tent of meeting and for all its service and for the holy garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:24 - Everyone who could raise up a [fn]contribution of silver and [fn]bronze brought the [fn]contribution to Yahweh; and every man [fn]who had in his possession acacia wood for any work H4399 of the service brought it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:29 - The sons of Israel—all the men and women whose heart was willing to bring material for all the work H4399, which Yahweh had commanded through the hand of Moses to do—brought a freewill offering to Yahweh.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:31 - “And He has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in discernment, and in knowledge, and in all [fn]craftsmanship H4399;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:33 - and in the cutting of stones for settings and in the carving of wood, so as to do well in every work H4399 of thoughtful design.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:35 - “He has filled them with [fn]wisdom in their heart to do every work H4399 of an engraver and of a designer and of an embroiderer, in [fn]blue and in purple and in scarlet material and in fine linen, and of a weaver, as those who do every work H4399 and make designs.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:1 -

“Now Bezalel and Oholiab and every person [fn]wise at heart, to whom Yahweh has given [fn]wisdom and discernment to know how to do all the work H4399 of the service of constructing the sanctuary, shall do in accordance with all that Yahweh has commanded.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:2 -

Then Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every person [fn]wise at heart to whom Yahweh had given [fn]wisdom, everyone whose heart stirred him, to come to the work H4399 to do it.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:3 - And they received from Moses the entire [fn]contribution which the sons of Israel had brought [fn]to do the work H4399 in the service of the sanctuary. And they still continued bringing to him freewill offerings every morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:4 - And all the [fn]wise men who were doing all the work H4399 of the sanctuary came, each from [fn]the work H4399 which [fn]he was doing,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:5 - and they said to [fn]Moses, “The people are bringing much more than enough for the service of the work which Yahweh commanded us to [fn]do.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:6 - So Moses commanded and a [fn]proclamation was passed throughout the camp, saying, “Let no man or woman any longer do the work H4399 for the [fn]contributions of the sanctuary.” Thus the people were restrained from bringing any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:7 - Indeed, the [fn]material H4399 they had was sufficient and more than enough for all the work H4399, to do it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:8 -

And all those [fn]wise at heart among those who were doing the work H4399 made the [fn]tabernacle with ten curtains; of fine twisted linen and [fn]blue and purple and scarlet material, with cherubim, the work of a skillful designer, [fn]Bezalel made them.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 38:24 -

All the gold that was used for the work H4399, in all the work H4399 of the sanctuary, even the gold of the wave offering, was [fn]29 talents and [fn]730 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:43 - And Moses saw all the work H4399, and behold, they had done it; just as Yahweh had commanded, so they had done. Then Moses blessed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:33 - He erected the court all around the [fn]tabernacle and the altar, and he put up the screen for the gateway of the court. Thus Moses finished the work H4399.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:24 - ‘Also the fat of an animal which dies and the fat of an animal torn by beasts may be put to any other use H4399, but you must certainly not eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:32 - ‘Also anything on which one of them may fall when they are dead becomes unclean, including any wooden article or clothing or a skin or a sack—any article by which work H4399 is done—it shall be put in the water and be unclean until evening, then it becomes clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:48 - whether in [fn]warp or woof, of linen or of wool, whether in leather or in any article H4399 made H4399 of leather,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 13:51 - “He shall then look at the mark on the seventh day; if the mark has spread in the garment, whether in the warp or in the woof or in the leather, whatever the purpose H4399 for which the leather is used, the mark is a [fn]leprous malignancy; it is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:29 -

“And this shall be a perpetual statute for you: in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall humble your souls and not do any work H4399, whether the native or the sojourner who sojourns among you;

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:3 -

‘For six days work H4399 may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, a holy convocation. You shall not do any work H4399; it is a sabbath to Yahweh in all your places of habitation.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:7 - ‘On the first day you shall have a holy convocation; you shall not do any laborious work H4399.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:8 - ‘But for seven days you shall bring near an offering by fire to Yahweh. On the seventh day is a holy convocation; you shall not do any laborious work H4399.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:21 - ‘On this same day you shall make a proclamation as well; it shall be a holy convocation for you. You shall do no laborious work H4399. It is to be a perpetual statute in all your places of habitation throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:25 - ‘You shall not do any laborious work H4399, but you shall bring an offering by fire near to Yahweh.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:28 - “And you shall not do any work H4399 on this same day, for it is a day of atonement, to make atonement on your behalf before Yahweh your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:30 - “And as for any person who does any work H4399 on this same day, that person I will cause to perish from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:31 - “You shall do no work H4399 at all. It is to be a perpetual statute throughout your generations in all your places of habitation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:35 - ‘On the first day is a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work H4399 of any kind.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:36 - ‘For seven days you shall bring an offering by fire near to Yahweh. On the eighth day you shall have a holy convocation and bring an offering by fire near to Yahweh; it is a solemn assembly. You shall do no laborious work H4399.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:3 - from thirty years and upward, even to fifty years old, all who enter the duty of doing the work H4399 in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 28:18 - ‘On the first day shall be a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work H4399.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 28:25 - ‘Now on the seventh day you shall have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work H4399.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 28:26 -

‘Also on the day of the first fruits, when you bring near a new grain offering to Yahweh in your Feast of Weeks, you shall have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work H4399.


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