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Lexicon :: Strong's H4417 - melaḥ

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מֶלַח
Transliteration
melaḥ
Pronunciation
meh'-lakh
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1197a

Variant Spellings

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

Strong’s Definitions

מֶלַח melach, meh'-lakh; from H4414; properly, powder, i.e. (specifically) salt (as easily pulverized and dissolved):—salt(-pit).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x

The KJV translates Strong's H4417 in the following manner: salt (27x), saltpits (with H4379) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 28x
The KJV translates Strong's H4417 in the following manner: salt (27x), saltpits (with H4379) (1x).
  1. salt

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֶלַח melach, meh'-lakh; from H4414; properly, powder, i.e. (specifically) salt (as easily pulverized and dissolved):—salt(-pit).
STRONGS H4417:
† II. מֶ֫לַח noun masculine salt (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic bdb057105; Aramaic bdb057106, מִלְחָא); — מ׳ absolute Genesis 19:26 +; construct Leviticus 2:13; — salt for seasoning food Job 6:6; offering Leviticus 2:13 (3 times in verse) compare Ezekiel 43:24; בְּרִית מֶ֫לַח Numbers 18:19; 2 Chronicles 13:5 (compare Leviticus 2:13 see Di); used in purifying waters 2 Kings 2:20, 21; strewn on site of devoted city Judges 9:45 compare Zephaniah 2:9 (מִכְרֵהמֿ׳) Deuteronomy 29:22 (|| גָּפְרִית); produced in marshes reserved for purpose Ezekiel 47:11; pillar of salt נְצִיב מ׳ Genesis 19:26; usually in combination הַמֶּלַח יָם(־) Genesis 14:3 (עֶ֫מֶק הַשִּׂדִּים), Numbers 34:3, 12; Deuteronomy 3:17 (|| יָם הָעֲתָבָה), Joshua 3:16; Joshua 12:3; Joshua 15:2, 5; Joshua 18:19; also גֵיאמֿ׳ 2 Samuel 8:13; 2 Kings 14:7 Qr, Psalm 60:2 (title), גֵּיא הַמּ׳ 1 Chronicles 18:12; 2 Chronicles 25:11; 2 Kings 14:7 Kt.

See related Aramaic BDB entry H4416.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

14:3; 19:26; 19:26

Leviticus

2:13; 2:13; 2:13

Numbers

18:19; 34:3; 34:12

Deuteronomy

3:17; 29:22

Joshua

3:16; 12:3; 15:2; 15:5; 18:19

Judges

9:45

2 Samuel

8:13

2 Kings

2:20; 2:21; 14:7; 14:7

1 Chronicles

18:12

2 Chronicles

13:5; 25:11

Job

6:6

Psalms

60:2

Ezekiel

43:24; 47:11

Zephaniah

2:9

H4417

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4417 matches the Hebrew מֶלַח (melaḥ),
which occurs 29 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:3 - All these kings [fn]came as allies to the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt H4417 Sea).
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:26 - But [fn]Lot’s wife, from behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt H4417.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:13 - ‘Every grain offering of yours, moreover, you shall season with salt H4417, so that the salt H4417 of the covenant of your God will not be lacking from your grain offering; with all your offerings you shall offer salt H4417.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 18:19 - “All the offerings of the holy gifts, which the sons of Israel offer to the LORD, I have given to you and your sons and your daughters with you, as a permanent allotment. It is a permanent covenant of salt H4417 before the LORD to you and your [fn]descendants with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:3 - ‘Your southern region shall [fn]extend from the wilderness of Zin along the side of Edom, and your southern border shall [fn]extend from the end of the Salt H4417 Sea eastward.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:12 - ‘And the border shall go down to the Jordan, and its termination shall be at the Salt H4417 Sea. This shall be your land according to its borders on all sides.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:17 - the Arabah also, with the Jordan [fn]as a border, from [fn]Chinnereth even as far as the sea of the Arabah, the Salt H4417 Sea, [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah on the east.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:23 - ‘All its land is brimstone and salt H4417, burned debris, [fn]unsown and unproductive, and no grass grows on it, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD overthrew in His anger and in His wrath.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:16 - then the waters which were [fn]flowing down from above stood and rose up in one heap, a great distance away at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those which were [fn]flowing down toward the sea of the Arabah, the Salt H4417 Sea, were completely cut off. So the people crossed opposite Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 12:3 - and the Arabah as far as the Sea of [fn]Chinneroth toward the east, and as far as the Sea of the Arabah, that is, the Salt H4417 Sea, eastward [fn]toward Beth-jeshimoth, and on the south, [fn]at the foot of the slopes of Pisgah;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:2 - Their southern border was from the lower end of the Salt H4417 Sea, from the bay that turns to the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 15:5 - The eastern border was the Salt H4417 Sea, as far as the [fn]mouth of the Jordan. And the border of the north side was from the bay of the sea at the [fn]mouth of the Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:19 - Then the border continued to the side of Beth-hoglah northward; and the [fn]border ended at the north bay of the Salt H4417 Sea, at the south end of the Jordan. This was the southern border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:45 - Abimelech fought against the city that whole day, and he captured the city and killed the people who were in it; then he tore down the city and sowed it with salt H4417.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:13 - So David made a name for himself when he returned from [fn]killing eighteen thousand [fn]Arameans in the Valley of Salt H4417.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:20 - And he said, “Bring me a new jar, and put salt H4417 [fn]in it.” So they brought it to him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 2:21 - Then he went out to the spring of water and threw salt H4417 [fn]in it and said, “This is what the LORD says: ‘I have [fn]purified these waters; there shall not come from there death or [fn]unfruitfulness any longer.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 14:7 - He [fn]killed ten thousand of the Edomites in the Valley of Salt H4417, and took Sela by war, and named it Joktheel, as it is to this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:12 - Moreover, Abishai the son of Zeruiah [fn]defeated eighteen thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt H4417.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 13:5 - “Do you not know that the LORD God of Israel gave the rule over Israel forever to David [fn]and his sons by a covenant of salt H4417?
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 25:11 - Now Amaziah gathered his courage and led his people out, and went to the Valley of Salt H4417, and struck and killed ten thousand of the sons of Seir.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:6 - “Can something tasteless be eaten without salt H4417,
Or is there any taste in the [fn]juice of an alkanet plant?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:1 - For the music director; according to [fn]Shushan Eduth. A [fn]Mikhtam of David, to teach; [fn]when he fought with Aram-naharaim and Aram-zobah, and Joab returned, and killed twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.
God, You have rejected us. You have [fn]broken us;
You have been angry; restore us!
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 43:24 - ‘You shall offer them before the LORD, and the priests shall throw salt H4417 on them, and they shall offer them up as a burnt offering to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:11 - “But its swamps and marshes will not become [fn]fresh; they will be [fn]left for salt H4417.
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 2:9 - “Therefore, as I live,” declares the LORD of armies,
The God of Israel,
“Moab will assuredly be like Sodom,
And the sons of Ammon like Gomorrah
Ground overgrown with weeds and full of salt H4417 mines,
And a permanent desolation.
The remnant of My people will plunder them,
And the remainder of My nation will inherit them.”

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