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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:
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 - By 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 in it He rested from all His work H4399 which God had created [fn]and made.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:14 - “Please let my lord pass on before his servant, and I will proceed at my leisure, 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 - ‘On the first day you shall have a holy assembly, and another holy assembly on the seventh day; no work H4399 at all shall be done on them, except what must be eaten [fn]by every person, that alone may be [fn]prepared 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 the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work, H4399 you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female servant or your cattle or your sojourner who [fn]stays with you.
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 - an oath before the LORD 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 - “I have filled him with the Spirit of God in wisdom, in understanding, 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, that he may work in all kinds of [fn]craftsmanship. H4399
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:14 - ‘Therefore you are to observe 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 - ‘For six days work H4399 may be done, but on the seventh day there is a sabbath of complete rest, holy to the LORD; whoever does any work H4399 on the sabbath day shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:2 - “For six days work H4399 may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a holy day, a sabbath of complete rest to the LORD; whoever does any work H4399 on it shall be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:21 - Everyone whose heart [fn]stirred him and everyone whose spirit [fn]moved him came and brought the LORDS [fn]contribution 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 make a [fn]contribution of silver and [fn]bronze brought the LORDS [fn]contribution; 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 [fn]Israelites, all the men and women, whose heart [fn]moved them to bring material for all the work, H4399 which the LORD had commanded through Moses to be done, brought a freewill offering to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:31 - “And He has filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding 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 perform in every inventive work. H4399
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:35 - “He has filled them with [fn]skill to perform 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 performers of every work H4399 and makers of designs.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:1 - “Now Bezalel and Oholiab, and every [fn]skillful person in whom the LORD has put [fn]skill and understanding to know how to perform all the work H4399 [fn]in the construction of the sanctuary, shall perform in accordance with all that the LORD has commanded.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:2 - Then Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab and every [fn]skillful person in [fn]whom the LORD had put [fn]skill, everyone whose heart stirred him, to come to the work H4399 to perform it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:3 - They received from Moses all the [fn]contributions which the sons of Israel had brought [fn]to perform the work H4399 [fn]in the construction of the sanctuary. And they still continued bringing to him freewill offerings every morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:4 - And all the [fn]skillful men who were performing all the work H4399 of the sanctuary came, each from [fn]the work H4399 which [fn]he was performing,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:5 - and they said to [fn]Moses, “The people are bringing much more than enough for the [fn]construction work which the LORD commanded us to [fn]perform.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:6 - So Moses issued a command, and a [fn]proclamation was circulated throughout the camp, saying, “Let no man or woman any longer perform work H4399 for the [fn]contributions of the sanctuary.” Thus the people were restrained from bringing any more.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:7 - For the [fn]material H4399 they had was sufficient and more than enough for all the work, H4399 to perform it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 36:8 - All the [fn]skillful men among those who were performing 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 workman, [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 29 talents and 730 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:43 - And Moses [fn]examined all the work H4399 and behold, they had done it; just as the LORD had commanded, this they had done. So Moses blessed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:33 - He erected the court all around the [fn]tabernacle and the altar, and [fn]hung up the veil 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 [fn]of which use H4399 is made—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, H4399 the mark is a [fn]leprous malignancy, it is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:29 - This shall be a permanent 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 alien 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 the LORD in all your dwellings.
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 present an offering by fire to the LORD. 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; you are to have a holy convocation. You shall do no laborious work. H4399 It is to be a perpetual statute in all your dwelling places throughout your generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:25 - ‘You shall not do any laborious work, H4399 but you shall present an offering by fire to the LORD.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:28 - “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 the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:30 - “As for any person who does any work H4399 on this same day, that person I will destroy 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 dwelling places.
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 present an offering by fire to the LORD. On the eighth day you shall have a holy convocation and present an offering by fire to the LORD; it is an 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 service to do 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 - ‘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 present a new grain offering to the LORD in your Feast of Weeks, you shall have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work. H4399

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