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Lexicon :: Strong's H4427 - mālaḵ

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מָלַךְ
Transliteration
mālaḵ
Pronunciation
maw-lak'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1199,1200

Strong’s Definitions

מָלַךְ mâlak, maw-lak'; a primitive root; to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel:—consult, × indeed, be (make, set a, set up) king, be (make) queen, (begin to, make to) reign(-ing), rule, × surely.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 348x

The KJV translates Strong's H4427 in the following manner: reign (289x), king (46x), made (4x), queen (2x), consulted (1x), indeed (1x), make (1x), rule (1x), set (1x), surely (1x), set up (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 348x
The KJV translates Strong's H4427 in the following manner: reign (289x), king (46x), made (4x), queen (2x), consulted (1x), indeed (1x), make (1x), rule (1x), set (1x), surely (1x), set up (1x).
  1. to be or become king or queen, reign

    1. (Qal) to be or become king or queen, reign

    2. (Hiphil) to make one king or queen, cause to reign

    3. (Hophal) to be made king or queen

  2. to counsel, advise

    1. (Niphal) to consider

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מָלַךְ mâlak, maw-lak'; a primitive root; to reign; inceptively, to ascend the throne; causatively, to induct into royalty; hence (by implication) to take counsel:—consult, × indeed, be (make, set a, set up) king, be (make) queen, (begin to, make to) reign(-ing), rule, × surely.
STRONGS H4427:
† II. מָלַךְ 346 verb denominative be, or become king, or queen, reign; —
Qal296 Perfect מ׳ Joshua 13:10 + etc.; Imperfect יִמְלֹךְ (לוֺךְ-) Exodus 15:18 +; וַיִּמְלֹךְ Genesis 36:32 +; 2nd person masculine singular תִּמְלֹךְ Genesis 37:8 +, (הֲתִֽמֲלֹךְ Jeremiah 22:15 Baer); Imperative מְלָךְֿ Judges 9:14; מָלְכָה Judges 9:8; מָלְכִי Judges 9:10, 12; Infinitive absolute מָלֹךְ Genesis 37:8; 1 Samuel 24:21; construct. מְלֹךְ 1 Kings 2:15 +; suffix מָלְכוֺ 1 Samuel 13:1 +; Participle מֹלֵךְ Jeremiah 22:11 + 2 times; מֹלֶכֶת 2 Kings 11:3 2 Chronicles 22:12; — be (become) king, reign, mostly of Hebrew kings, 2 Samuel 2:10; 1 Kings 16:22; 2 Kings 3:1; 2 Kings 9:13, but also generally Proverbs 8:15; Proverbs 30:22; of Canaanite, Edomite, Aramaic, Assyrian, Persian kings, etc.: Judges 4:2; Genesis 36:31; 1 Kings 11:25; 2 Kings 8:15; 2 Kings 19:37; Esther 1:1 +; followed by בְּ local (usually city) Joshua 13:10, 12; Judges 4:2; 2 Samuel 5:5; 1 Kings 11:24; 1 Kings 14:21 + often; but also Genesis 36:31, 32; 1 Chronicles 1:43 בְּארץ, and even בְּכֹלאֲשֶׁרתְּֿאַוֶּה נַפְשֶׁ֑ךָ 2 Samuel 3:21; followed by עַל with people or land 1 Samuel 8:9, 11; 1 Samuel 12:14; 1 Samuel 13:1; 1 Kings 15:1, 9; 1 Kings 16:23 + often; followed by בְּ local + עַל territory (or population) 2 Samuel 5:5; 1 Kings 11:42; followed by תַּחַת (חַחְתָּיו) 2 Samuel 16:8; Genesis 36:33f. = 1 Chronicles 1:44f., 1 Kings 14:20, 31; 2 Kings 8:15; 2 Kings 13:24; Jeremiah 22:11 + often; subject God, followed by על Psalm 47:9; Micah 4:7; Ezekiel 20:33; 1 Samuel 8:7; followed by בְּ Isaiah 24:23; absolute Exodus 15:18; Isaiah 52:7; Psalm 93:1; Psalm 96:10 = 1 Chronicles 16:31; Psalm 97:1; Psalm 99:1; Psalm 146:10 +; subject future (Messianic) king Isaiah 32:1; Jeremiah 23:5; subject a woman (= be queen) 2 Kings 11:3 2 Chronicles 22:12 (both followed by עַל), Esther 2:4 followed by תַּחַת; Imperative only in fable, king of trees, Judges 9:8, 10, 12, 14 all followed by על; בְּמָלְכוֺ especially = when he began to reign, became king 1 Samuel 13:1; 2 Samuel 2:10; 1 Kings 14:21 + often; Infinitive also = reign: בְּשְׁנַת שְׁמֹנֶה לְמָלְכוֺ 2 Kings 24:12; 2 Kings 25:1, compare 2 Kings 25:27; 1 Kings 6:1; 2 Chronicles 16:13; 17:7; 29:3; 34:3, 8, compare עַד מְלֹךְ דָּוִד 1 Chronicles 4:31; עַד מְלֹךְ פָּרָס מַלְכוּת 2 Chronicles 36:20; began to reign and reigned מָלַךְ וַיִּמְלֹךְ 1 Kings 15:25; 1 Kings 16:29; 2 Kings 3:1 +; often מָלַךְ alone with same meaning 1 Kings 16:23; 2 Kings 13:1, 10; 2 Kings 14:23 +.
Hiph. Perfect הִמְלִיךְ 1 Samuel 15:35 + 2 times; הִמְלַ֫כְתָּ 1 Kings 3:7, etc.; Imperfect וַיַּמְלֵךְ 2Ki 33:34 + 4 times; וַיַּמְלִיכוּ Judges 9:6 + etc.; Infinitive construct הַמְלִיךְ 1 Kings 12:1 + etc.; Participle מַמְלִךְֻ Ezekiel 17:16; — make king, or queen, cause to reign, followed by accusative of person Judges 9:16; 1 Samuel 11:15; 1 Kings 1:43; 1 Kings 12:1; 1 Kings 16:21; 2 Kings 10:5; 2 Kings 11:12 (anointing and coronation) = 2 Chronicles 23:11; 2 Kings 17:21; 1 Chronicles 11:10; 1 Chronicles 12:32; 1 Chronicles 12:39; 2 Chronicles 10:1; 11:22; Ezekiel 17:16; followed by לִשׁלמֹה (לְ of direct object, as Aramaic) 1 Chronicles 29:22; followed by accusative of congnate meaning with verb 1 Samuel 8:22 (+ לָהֶם), 1 Samuel 12:1 (+ על), Isaiah 7:6 (+ בְּתוֺךְ); followed by לְמֶלֶךְ Judges 9:6; 1 Samuel 15:11; followed by accusative of person + בְּ local Jeremiah 37:1; + עַל Judges 9:18; 1 Samuel 15:35; 1 Kings 12:20; 1 Kings 16:16; 2 Kings 8:20; 1 Chronicles 12:38; 1 Chronicles 28:4 (accusative omitted), 1 Chronicles 23:1; 2 Chronicles 1:9, 11; 21:8; 36:4, 10, compare 2 Samuel 2:9 (3 times עֲלֿ, + 3 times אֶלֿ); + תַּחַת 1 Kings 3:7; 2 Kings 14:21; 2 Kings 21:24; 2 Kings 23:30 (anointing), 2 Kings 23:34; 2 Kings 24:17; 2 Chronicles 1:8; 22:1; 26:1; 33:25; 36:1; Esther 2:17 (= make queen at coronation); absolute Hosea 8:4.
Hoph. Perfect הָמְלַךְ עַל מַלְכוּת כַּשְׂדִּים Daniel 9:1.

II. [מָלַךְ] verb counsel, advise (loan-word from Aram. bdb057601, מְלַח; compare Assyrian malâku, DlHWB 412); — only
Niph. (so Late Hebrew) Imperfect לִבִּי עָלַי וַיִּמָּלֵךָ i. e. I considered carefully, Nehemiah 5:7.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

36:31; 36:31; 36:32; 36:32; 36:33; 37:8; 37:8

Exodus

15:18; 15:18

Joshua

13:10; 13:10; 13:12

Judges

4:2; 4:2; 9:6; 9:6; 9:8; 9:8; 9:10; 9:10; 9:12; 9:12; 9:14; 9:14; 9:16; 9:18

1 Samuel

8:7; 8:9; 8:11; 8:22; 11:15; 12:1; 12:14; 13:1; 13:1; 13:1; 15:11; 15:35; 15:35; 24:21

2 Samuel

2:9; 2:10; 2:10; 3:21; 5:5; 5:5; 16:8

1 Kings

1:43; 2:15; 3:7; 3:7; 6:1; 11:24; 11:25; 11:42; 12:1; 12:1; 12:20; 14:20; 14:21; 14:21; 14:31; 15:1; 15:9; 15:25; 16:16; 16:21; 16:22; 16:23; 16:23; 16:29

2 Kings

3:1; 3:1; 8:15; 8:15; 8:20; 9:13; 10:5; 11:3; 11:3; 11:12; 13:1; 13:10; 13:24; 14:21; 14:23; 17:21; 19:37; 21:24; 23:30; 23:34; 24:12; 24:17; 25:1; 25:27

1 Chronicles

1:43; 1:44; 4:31; 11:10; 12:32; 12:38; 12:39; 16:31; 23:1; 28:4; 29:22

2 Chronicles

1:8; 1:9; 1:11; 10:1; 11:22; 16:13; 17:7; 21:8; 22:1; 22:12; 22:12; 23:11; 26:1; 29:3; 33:25; 34:3; 34:8; 36:1; 36:4; 36:10; 36:20

Nehemiah

5:7

Esther

1:1; 2:4; 2:17

Psalms

47:9; 93:1; 96:10; 97:1; 99:1; 146:10

Proverbs

8:15; 30:22

Isaiah

7:6; 24:23; 32:1; 52:7

Jeremiah

22:11; 22:11; 22:15; 23:5; 37:1

Ezekiel

17:16; 17:16; 20:33

Daniel

9:1

Hosea

8:4

Micah

4:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4427 matches the Hebrew מָלַךְ (mālaḵ),
which occurs 351 times in 284 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 6 (Gen 36:31–1Ki 1:17)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:31 - Now these are the kings who reigned H4427 in the land of Edom before any king reigned H4427 over the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:32 - [fn]Bela the son of Beor reigned H4427 in Edom, and the name of his city was Dinhabah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:33 - Then Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah became H4427 king H4427 in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:34 - Then Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the Temanites became H4427 king H4427 in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:35 - Then Husham died, and Hadad the son of Bedad, who [fn]defeated Midian in the field of Moab, became H4427 king H4427 in his place; and the name of his city was Avith.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:36 - Then Hadad died, and Samlah of Masrekah became H4427 king H4427 in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:37 - Then Samlah died, and Shaul of Rehoboth on the Euphrates River became H4427 king H4427 in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:38 - Then Shaul died, and Baal-hanan the son of Achbor became H4427 king H4427 in his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:39 - Then Baal-hanan the son of Achbor died, and [fn]Hadar became H4427 king H4427 in his place; and the name of his city was [fn]Pau; and his wife’s name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, daughter of Mezahab.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:8 - Then his brothers said to him, “Are you actually H4427 going to reign H4427 over us? Or are you really going to rule over us?” So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:18 - “The LORD shall reign H4427 forever and ever.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:10 - and all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned H4427 in Heshbon, as far as the border of the sons of Ammon;
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:12 - all the kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned H4427 in Ashtaroth and in Edrei (he alone was left of the remnant of the Rephaim); for Moses struck them and [fn]drove them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 13:21 - even all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned H4427 in Heshbon, whom Moses struck with the leaders of Midian, Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba, the leaders of Sihon, who lived in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:2 - So the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned H4427 in Hazor; and the commander of his army was Sisera, who lived in Harosheth-hagoyim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:6 - All the [fn]leaders of Shechem and all [fn]Beth-millo assembled together, and they went and made H4427 Abimelech king, by the [fn]oak of the memorial stone which was in Shechem.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:8 - “Once the trees went to anoint a king over them, and they said to the olive tree, ‘Reign H4427 over us!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:10 - “Then the trees said to the fig tree, ‘You, come, reign H4427 over us!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:12 - “Then the trees said to the vine, ‘You, come, reign H4427 over us!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:14 - “Then all the trees said to the bramble, ‘You, come, reign H4427 over us!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:16 - “Now then, if you have acted with [fn]honesty and integrity in making H4427 Abimelech king H4427, and if you have dealt well with Jerubbaal and his house, and [fn]have dealt with him [fn]as he deserved
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:18 - but in fact you have risen against my father’s house today and have killed his sons, seventy men, on one stone, and have made H4427 Abimelech, the son of his female slave, king H4427 over the [fn]leaders of Shechem, because he is your relative
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:7 - And the LORD said to Samuel, “Listen to the voice of the people regarding all that they say to you, because they have not rejected you, but they have rejected Me from being H4427 King H4427 over them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:9 - “Now then, listen to their voice; however, you shall warn them strongly and tell them of the [fn]practice of the king who will reign H4427 over them.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:11 - And he said, “This will be the [fn]practice of the king who will reign H4427 over you: he will take your sons and put them in his chariots for himself and among his horsemen, and they will run before his chariots.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:22 - And the LORD said to Samuel, “Listen to their voice and appoint H4427 a king for them.” So Samuel said to the men of Israel, “Go, every man to his city.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:12 - Then the people said to Samuel, “Who is he that said, ‘Shall Saul reign H4427 over us?’ [fn]Bring the men, so that we may put them to death!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:15 - So all the people went to Gilgal, and there they made H4427 Saul king H4427 before the LORD in Gilgal. There they also offered sacrifices of peace offerings before the LORD; and there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced greatly.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:1 - Then Samuel said to all Israel, “Behold, I have listened to your voice for all that you said to me, and I have appointed H4427 a king over you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:12 - “But when you saw that Nahash the king of the sons of Ammon was coming against you, you said to me, ‘No, but a king shall reign H4427 over us!’ Yet the LORD your God was your king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 12:14 - “If you will fear the LORD and serve Him, and listen to His voice and not rebel against the [fn]command of the LORD, then both you and the king who reigns H4427 over you will follow the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 13:1 - Saul was [fn]thirty years old when he began to reign H4427, and he reigned H4427 for [fn]forty-two years over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:11 - “I regret that I have made H4427 Saul king, because he has turned back from [fn]following Me and has not carried out My commands.” And Samuel was furious and cried out to the LORD all night.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:35 - And Samuel did not see Saul again until the day of his death, though Samuel mourned for [fn]Saul. And the LORD regretted that He had made H4427 Saul king H4427 over Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 16:1 - Now the LORD said to Samuel, “How long are you going to mourn for [fn]Saul, since I have rejected him from being H4427 king H4427 over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, because I have chosen a king for Myself among his sons.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 23:17 - He said to him, “Do not be afraid, because the hand of Saul my father will not find you, and you will be H4427 king H4427 over Israel, and I will be second in command to you; and Saul my father knows that as well.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 24:20 - “Now, behold, I know that you will certainly H4427 be H4427 king H4427, and that the kingdom of Israel will be established in your hand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:9 - And he made H4427 him king H4427 over Gilead, over the Ashurites, over Jezreel, over Ephraim, and over Benjamin, even over all Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:10 - Ish-bosheth, Saul’s son, was forty years old when he became H4427 king H4427 over Israel, and he was H4427 king H4427 for two years. The house of Judah, however, followed David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 3:21 - Abner said to David, “Let me set out and go and gather all Israel to my lord the king, so that they may make a covenant with you, and that you may be H4427 king H4427 over all that your soul desires.” So David let Abner go, and he went in peace.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:4 - David was thirty years old when he became H4427 king H4427, and he reigned H4427 for forty years.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 5:5 - At Hebron he reigned H4427 over Judah for seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned H4427 for thirty-three years over all Israel and Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:15 - So David reigned H4427 over all Israel; and David [fn]administered justice and righteousness for all his people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 10:1 - Now it happened afterward that the king of the Ammonites died, and his son Hanun became H4427 king H4427 in his place.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:10 - But Absalom sent spies throughout the tribes of Israel, saying, “As soon as you hear the sound of the trumpet, then you shall say, ‘Absalom is H4427 king H4427 in Hebron!’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 16:8 - “The LORD has brought back upon you all the bloodshed of the house of Saul, in whose place you have become H4427 king H4427; and the LORD has handed the kingdom over to your son Absalom. And behold, you are caught in your own evil, for you are a man of bloodshed!”
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:5 - Now Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, “I will be H4427 king H4427.” So he prepared for himself chariots and horsemen, with fifty men to run before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:11 - Then Nathan spoke to Bathsheba the mother of Solomon, saying, “Have you not heard that Adonijah the son of Haggith has become H4427 king H4427, and David our lord does not know it?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:13 - “Go [fn]at once to King David and say to him, ‘Have you not, my lord the king, sworn to your servant, saying, “Solomon your son certainly shall be H4427 king H4427 after me, and he shall sit on my throne”? Why then has Adonijah become H4427 king H4427?’
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 1:17 - So she said to him, “My lord, you yourself swore to your servant by the LORD your God, saying, ‘Your son Solomon certainly shall be H4427 king H4427 after me, and he shall sit on my throne.’


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