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Lexicon :: Strong's H4457 - malqāḥayim

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מַלְקָחַיִם
Transliteration
malqāḥayim
Pronunciation
mel-kawkh'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1124d

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: מלקחים (Gesenius) מלקח (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

מֶלְקָח melqâch, mel-kawkh'; or מַלְקָח malqâch; from H3947; (only in dual) tweezers:—snuffers, tongs.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H4457 in the following manner: tongs (5x), snuffers (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H4457 in the following manner: tongs (5x), snuffers (1x).
  1. snuffers, tongs

    1. tongs (for altar use)

    2. snuffers (for lamps in temple or tabernacle)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
מֶלְקָח melqâch, mel-kawkh'; or מַלְקָח malqâch; from H3947; (only in dual) tweezers:—snuffers, tongs.
STRONGS H4457:
מֶלְקָחַ֫יִם, [מַלְקָחַיִם] noun [masculine] dual tongs, snuffers; —
1. tongs used at altar of temple, for lifting coal, in Isaiah's vision, Isaiah 6:6.
2. lamp snuffers, in temple 1 Kings 7:49 2 Chronicles 4:21; in tabernacle suffix (reference to lamp-stand, מְנוֺרָה) מַלְקָחֶיהָ Exodus 25:38; Exodus 37:23; Numbers 4:9 (all P).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

25:38; 37:23

Numbers

4:9

1 Kings

7:49

2 Chronicles

4:21

Isaiah

6:6

H4457

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H4457 matches the Hebrew מַלְקָחַיִם (malqāḥayim),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:38 - And the tongs H4457 thereof, and the snuffdishes thereof, shall be of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 37:23 - And he made his seven lamps, and his snuffers, H4457 and his snuffdishes, of pure gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 4:9 - And they shall take a cloth of blue, and cover the candlestick of the light, and his lamps, and his tongs, H4457 and his snuffdishes, and all the oil vessels thereof, wherewith they minister unto it:
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:49 - And the candlesticks of pure gold, five on the right side, and five on the left, before the oracle, with the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs H4457 of gold,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 4:21 - And the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, H4457 made he of gold, and that perfect gold;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 6:6 - Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs H4457 from off the altar:

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