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Lexicon :: Strong's H4430 - meleḵ

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Corresponding to מֶלֶךְ (H4428)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2829a

Strong’s Definitions

מֶלֶךְ melek, meh'-lek; (Aramaic) corresponding to H4428; a king:—king, royal.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 180x

The KJV translates Strong's H4430 in the following manner: king (179x), royal (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 180x
The KJV translates Strong's H4430 in the following manner: king (179x), royal (1x).
  1. king

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֶלֶךְ melek, meh'-lek; (Aramaic) corresponding to H4428; a king:—king, royal.

Biblical Aramaic

מֶ֫לֶךְ 178 noun masculine king (general Semitic; see Biblical Hebrew H4429); — מ׳ absolute Daniel 2:10 + 2 times; construct Daniel 4:34 [Daniel 4:37] + 6 times; usually emphatic מַלְכָּא Ezra 4:8 + 154 times, מַלְכָּ֤ה Daniel 2:11; plural מַלְכִין Ezra 4:15 + 9 times, לְמַלְכָּ֔א Ezra 4:13 (Hebraism, BeRy M41*); emphatic מַלְכַיָּא Daniel 2:44 + 2 times; — king Daniel 2:4, Daniel 2:5 + 132 times Daniel; Ezra 4:8, Ezra 4:11 + 42 times Ezra (מֶלָךְ מַלְכַיָּא of Nebuchadnezzar Daniel 2:37, of Artaxerxes Ezra 7:12 [compare Cooke71.3, of Xerxes]; מַלְכִין Daniel 7:17מַלְכוּ = kingdoms, compare Daniel 7:23).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


4:8; 4:8; 4:11; 4:13; 4:15; 7:12


2:4; 2:5; 2:10; 2:10; 2:11; 2:37; 2:44; 7:17; 7:23


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4430 matches the Hebrew מֶלֶךְ (meleḵ),
which occurs 180 times in 131 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 3 (Ezr 4:8–Dan 2:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:8 - [fn]Rehum the commander and Shimshai the scribe wrote a letter against Jerusalem to King H4430 Artaxerxes, as follows
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:11 - this is the copy of the letter which they sent to him: “To King H4430 Artaxerxes: Your servants, the men in the region beyond the River, and now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:12 - let it be known to the king H4430 that the Jews who came up from you have come to us at Jerusalem; they are rebuilding the rebellious and evil city and are finishing the walls and repairing the foundations.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:13 - “Now let it be known to the king, H4430 that if that city is rebuilt and the walls are finished, they will not pay tribute, custom or toll, and it will damage the revenue of the kings. H4430
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:14 - “Now because we [fn]are in the service of the palace, and it is not fitting for us to see the king’s H4430 dishonor, therefore we have sent and informed the king, H4430
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:15 - so that a search may be made in the record books of your fathers. And you will discover in the record books and learn that that city is a rebellious city and damaging to kings H4430 and provinces, and that they have incited revolt within it in past days; therefore that city was laid waste.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:16 - “We inform the king H4430 that if that city is rebuilt and the walls finished, as a result you will have no possession in the province beyond the River.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:17 - Then the king H4430 sent an answer to Rehum the commander, to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their colleagues who live in Samaria and in the rest of the provinces beyond the River: “Peace. And now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:19 - “A decree has been [fn]issued by me, and a search has been made and it has been discovered that that city has risen up against the kings H4430 in past days, that rebellion and revolt have been perpetrated in it,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:20 - that mighty kings H4430 have [fn]ruled over Jerusalem, governing all the provinces beyond the River, and that tribute, custom and toll were paid to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:22 - “Beware of being negligent in carrying out this matter; why should damage increase to the detriment of the kings?” H4430
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:23 - Then as soon as the copy of King H4430 Artaxerxes’ document was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 4:24 - Then work on the house of God in Jerusalem ceased, and it was stopped until the second year of the reign of Darius king H4430 of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:6 - This is the copy of the letter which Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, and Shethar-bozenai and his colleagues the officials, who were beyond the River, sent to Darius the king. H4430
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:7 - They sent a report to him in which it was written thus: “To Darius the king, H4430 all peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:8 - “Let it be known to the king H4430 that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the house of the great God, which is being built with huge stones, and [fn]beams are being laid in the walls; and this work is going on with great care and is succeeding in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:11 - “Thus they [fn]answered us, saying, ‘We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth and are rebuilding the temple that was built many years ago, which a great king H4430 of Israel built and finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:12 - ‘But because our fathers had provoked the God of heaven to wrath, He gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king H4430 of Babylon, the Chaldean, who destroyed this temple and deported the people to Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:13 - ‘However, in the first year of Cyrus king H4430 of Babylon, King H4430 Cyrus issued a decree to rebuild this house of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:14 - ‘Also the gold and silver utensils of the house of God which Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple [fn]in Jerusalem, and brought them to the temple of Babylon, these King H4430 Cyrus took from the temple of Babylon and they were given to one whose name was Sheshbazzar, whom he had appointed governor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 5:17 - “Now if it pleases the king, H4430 let a search be conducted in the king’s H4430 treasure house, which is there in Babylon, if it be that a decree was issued by King H4430 Cyrus to rebuild this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king H4430 send to us his decision concerning this matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:1 - Then King H4430 Darius issued a decree, and search was made in the [fn]archives, where the treasures were stored in Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:3 - “In the first year of King H4430 Cyrus, Cyrus the king H4430 issued a decree:Concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, let the [fn]temple, the place where sacrifices are offered, be rebuilt and let its foundations be [fn]retained, its height being 60 cubits and its width 60 cubits;
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:4 - with three layers of huge stones and [fn]one layer of timbers. And let the cost be paid from the [fn]royal H4430 treasury.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:8 - “Moreover, I issue a decree concerning what you are to do for these elders of Judah in the rebuilding of this house of God: the full cost is to be paid to these people from the royal H4430 treasury out of the taxes of the provinces beyond the River, and that without delay.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:10 - that they may offer [fn]acceptable sacrifices to the God of heaven and pray for the life of the king H4430 and his sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:12 - “May the God who has caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king H4430 or people who [fn]attempts to change it, so as to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued this decree, let it be carried out with all diligence!”
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:13 - Then Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues carried out the decree with all diligence, just as King H4430 Darius had sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:14 - And the elders of the Jews [fn]were successful in building through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And [fn]they finished building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decree of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes king H4430 of Persia.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 6:15 - This [fn]temple was completed [fn]on the third day of the month Adar; it was the sixth year of the reign of King H4430 Darius.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:12 - [fn]Artaxerxes, king H4430 of kings, H4430 to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace. And now
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:14 - “Forasmuch as you are sent [fn]by the king H4430 and his seven counselors to inquire concerning Judah and Jerusalem according to the law of your God which is in your hand,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:15 - and to bring the silver and gold, which the king H4430 and his counselors have freely offered to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:20 - “The rest of the needs for the house of your God, for which you may have occasion to provide, provide for it from the royal H4430 treasury.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:21 - “I, even I, King H4430 Artaxerxes, issue a decree to all the treasurers who are in the provinces beyond the [fn]River, that whatever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, may require of you, it shall be done diligently,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:23 - “Whatever is [fn]commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done with zeal for the house of the God of heaven, so that there will not be wrath against the kingdom of the king H4430 and his sons.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 7:26 - “Whoever will not observe the law of your God and the law of the king, H4430 let judgment be executed upon him strictly, whether for death or for [fn]banishment or for confiscation of goods or for imprisonment.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:4 - Then the Chaldeans spoke to the king in [fn]Aramaic: “O king, H4430 live forever! Tell the dream to your servants, and we will declare the interpretation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:5 - The king H4430 replied to the Chaldeans,[fn]The command from me is firm: if you do not make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you will be [fn]torn limb from limb and your houses will be made a rubbish heap.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:7 - They answered a second time and said, “Let the king H4430 tell the dream to his servants, and we will declare the interpretation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:8 - The king H4430 replied, “I know for certain that you are [fn]bargaining for time, inasmuch as you have seen that [fn]the command from me is firm,
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:10 - The Chaldeans answered [fn]the king H4430 and said, “There is not a man on earth who could declare the matter [fn]for the king, H4430 inasmuch as no great king H4430 or ruler has ever asked anything like this of any [fn]magician, conjurer or Chaldean.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:11 - “Moreover, the thing which the king H4430 demands is [fn]difficult, and there is no one else who could declare it [fn]to the king H4430 except gods, whose dwelling place is not with mortal flesh.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:12 - Because of this the king H4430 became indignant and very furious and gave orders to destroy all the wise men of Babylon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:14 - Then Daniel replied with discretion and discernment to Arioch, the captain of the king’s H4430 [fn]bodyguard, who had gone forth to slay the wise men of Babylon;
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:15 - he said to Arioch, the king’s H4430 commander, “For what reason is the [fn]decree from the king H4430 so [fn]urgent?” Then Arioch informed Daniel about the matter.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:16 - So Daniel went in and requested of the king H4430 that he would [fn]give him time, in order that he might declare the interpretation to the king. H4430
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:21 - “It is He who changes the times and the epochs;
He removes kings H4430 and [fn]establishes kings; H4430
He gives wisdom to wise men
And knowledge to [fn]men of understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:23 - “To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise,
For You have given me wisdom and power;
Even now You have made known to me what we requested of You,
For You have made known to us the king’s H4430 matter.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:24 - Therefore, Daniel went in to Arioch, whom the king H4430 had appointed to destroy the wise men of Babylon; he went and spoke to him as follows: “Do not destroy the wise men of Babylon! Take me [fn]into the king’s H4430 presence, and I will declare the interpretation to the king.” H4430

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