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Lexicon :: Strong's H5663 - ʿeḇeḏ meleḵ

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עֶבֶד מֶלֶךְ
Transliteration
ʿeḇeḏ meleḵ
Pronunciation
eh'-bed meh'-lek
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: עבד מלך.

Strong’s Definitions

עֶבֶד מֶלֶךְ ʻEbed Melek, eh'-bed meh'-lek; from H5650 and H4428; servant of a king; Ebed-Melek, a eunuch of Zedekeah:—Ebed-melech.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H5663 in the following manner: Ebedmelech (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H5663 in the following manner: Ebedmelech (6x).
  1. Ebed-melech = "servant of the king"

    1. an Ethiopian eunuch in the service of king Zedekiah, through whose interference Jeremiah was released from prison

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֶבֶד מֶלֶךְ ʻEbed Melek, eh'-bed meh'-lek; from H5650 and H4428; servant of a king; Ebed-Melek, a eunuch of Zedekeah:—Ebed-melech.
STRONGS H5663:
עֶ֫בֶד מֶ֫לֶךְ proper name, masculine (= servant of the king, or < of (god) Melek, compare GrayProp. N. 117, 147 ff.); — Ethiopian official of Zedekiah Jeremiah 38:7, 8, 10, 11, 12; Jeremiah 39:16; Greek Version of the LXX Αβδεμελεχ.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Jeremiah

38:7; 38:8; 38:10; 38:11; 38:12; 39:16

H5663

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5663 matches the Hebrew עֶבֶד מֶלֶךְ (ʿeḇeḏ meleḵ),
which occurs 12 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:7 - Now when Ebedmelech H5663 the Ethiopian, one of the eunuchs which was in the king's house, heard that they had put Jeremiah in the dungeon; the king then sitting in the gate of Benjamin;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:8 - Ebedmelech H5663 went forth out of the king's house, and spake to the king, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:10 - Then the king commanded Ebedmelech H5663 the Ethiopian, saying, Take from hence thirty men with thee, and take up Jeremiah the prophet out of the dungeon, before he die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:11 - So Ebedmelech H5663 took the men with him, and went into the house of the king under the treasury, and took thence old cast clouts and old rotten rags, and let them down by cords into the dungeon to Jeremiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:12 - And Ebedmelech H5663 the Ethiopian said unto Jeremiah, Put now these old cast clouts and rotten rags under thine armholes under the cords. And Jeremiah did so.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:16 - Go and speak to Ebedmelech H5663 the Ethiopian, saying, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring my words upon this city for evil, and not for good; and they shall be accomplished in that day before thee.

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