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Lexicon :: Strong's H4416 - mᵊlaḥ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2828a

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: מלח.

Strong’s Definitions

מְלַח mᵉlach, mel-akh'; (Aramaic) from H4415; salt:— maintenance, salt.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H4416 in the following manner: salt (2x), maintenance (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H4416 in the following manner: salt (2x), maintenance (1x).
  1. salt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מְלַח mᵉlach, mel-akh'; (Aramaic) from H4415; salt:— maintenance, salt.

Biblical Aramaic

מְלַח noun masculine salt (see Biblical Hebrew H4417); — מ׳ absolute Ezra 6:9; Ezra 7:22 (both for sacrifices), construct Ezra 4:14.
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4:14; 6:9; 7:22


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Strong's Number H4416 matches the Hebrew מְלַח (mᵊlaḥ),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - Now because we have maintenance H4416 from the king's palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king's dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:9 - And that which they have need of, both young bullocks, and rams, and lambs, for the burnt offerings of the God of heaven, wheat, salt, H4416 wine, and oil, according to the appointment of the priests which are at Jerusalem, let it be given them day by day without fail:
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:22 - Unto an hundred talents of silver, and to an hundred measures of wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt H4416 without prescribing how much.

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