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Lexicon :: Strong's H6002 - ʿămālēq

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of foreign origin
Strong’s Definitions

עֲמָלֵק ʻĂmâlêq, am-aw-lake'; probably of foreign origin; Amalek, a descendant of Esau; also his posterity and their country:—Amalek.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H6002 in the following manner: Amalek (24x), Amalekites (15x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H6002 in the following manner: Amalek (24x), Amalekites (15x).
  1. Amalek = "dweller in a valley"

    1. son of Eliphaz by his concubine Timnah, grandson of Esau, and progenitor of a tribe of people in southern Canaan

    2. descendants of Amalek

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲמָלֵק ʻĂmâlêq, am-aw-lake'; probably of foreign origin; Amalek, a descendant of Esau; also his posterity and their country:—Amalek.
STRONGS H6002: Abbreviations
עֲמָלֵק 39 proper name, of a people Amalek (on ָ֯ see LagBN 162 BaNB 160); — ancient people Numbers 24:20 (twice in verse), south of Canaan — in Negeb Numbers 13:29 (all J E), fierce and war-like Bedawin (compare GASmGeogr. 282 GFMJudges 6:3, 33), foes of Israel during Exodus Exodus 17:8 + 6 times Exodus 17 (E), Deuteronomy 25:17, 19; later marauders in Israel territory Judges 3:13; Judges 6:3, 33; Judges 7:12; Judges 10:12, defeated by Saul 1 Samuel 14:48; 1 Samuel 15:2 + 9 times 1 Samuel 14; 1 Samuel 28:18, and by David 1 Samuel 30:18 (compare H6003 adjective, of a people), 2 Samuel 8:12 = 1 Chronicles 18:11, compare Psalm 83:8; also הָע׳ 2 Samuel 1:1 (where read עֲמָלֵק or הָעֲמָלֵקִי, see Commentaries); ע׳ 1 Chronicles 4:43; as grandson of Esau Genesis 36:12 (P) = 1 Chronicles 1:36; Genesis 36:16; apparently connected with Ephraimitic territory Judges 5:14 (compare [H6003 Judges 12:15]; yet GFM conjecture עֵמֶק). — On Amalek see NöAmalekites {1864}; Ency. Bi. under the word.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


36:12; 36:16


17; 17:8


13:29; 24:20


25:17; 25:19


3:13; 5:14; 6:3; 6:3; 6:33; 6:33; 7:12; 10:12

1 Samuel

14; 14:48; 15:2; 28:18; 30:18

2 Samuel

1:1; 8:12

1 Chronicles

1:36; 4:43; 18:11



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6002 matches the Hebrew עֲמָלֵק (ʿămālēq),
which occurs 39 times in 37 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:12 - And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz Esau's son; and she bare to Eliphaz Amalek: H6002 these were the sons of Adah Esau's wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 36:16 - Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke Amalek: H6002 these are the dukes that came of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these were the sons of Adah.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:8 - Then came Amalek, H6002 and fought with Israel in Rephidim.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:9 - And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: H6002 to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:10 - So Joshua did as Moses had said to him, and fought with Amalek: H6002 and Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:11 - And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek H6002 prevailed.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:13 - And Joshua discomfited Amalek H6002 and his people with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:14 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Write this for a memorial in a book, and rehearse it in the ears of Joshua: for I will utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek H6002 from under heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 17:16 - For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn that the LORD will have war with Amalek H6002 from generation to generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:29 - The Amalekites H6002 dwell in the land of the south: and the Hittites, and the Jebusites, and the Amorites, dwell in the mountains: and the Canaanites dwell by the sea, and by the coast of Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:20 - And when he looked on Amalek, H6002 he took up his parable, and said, Amalek H6002 was the first of the nations; but his latter end shall be that he perish for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:17 - Remember what Amalek H6002 did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:19 - Therefore it shall be, when the LORD thy God hath given thee rest from all thine enemies round about, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it, that thou shalt blot out the remembrance of Amalek H6002 from under heaven; thou shalt not forget it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:13 - And he gathered unto him the children of Ammon and Amalek, H6002 and went and smote Israel, and possessed the city of palm trees.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:14 - Out of Ephraim was there a root of them against Amalek; H6002 after thee, Benjamin, among thy people; out of Machir came down governors, and out of Zebulun they that handle the pen of the writer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:3 - And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, and the Amalekites, H6002 and the children of the east, even they came up against them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:33 - Then all the Midianites and the Amalekites H6002 and the children of the east were gathered together, and went over, and pitched in the valley of Jezreel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:12 - And the Midianites and the Amalekites H6002 and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:12 - The Zidonians also, and the Amalekites, H6002 and the Maonites, did oppress you; and ye cried to me, and I delivered you out of their hand.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 14:48 - And he gathered an host, and smote the Amalekites, H6002 and delivered Israel out of the hands of them that spoiled them.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:2 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts, I remember that which Amalek H6002 did to Israel, how he laid wait for him in the way, when he came up from Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:3 - Now go and smite Amalek, H6002 and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:5 - And Saul came to a city of Amalek, H6002 and laid wait in the valley.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:6 - And Saul said unto the Kenites, Go, depart, get you down from among the Amalekites, H6002 lest I destroy you with them: for ye shewed kindness to all the children of Israel, when they came up out of Egypt. So the Kenites departed from among the Amalekites.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:7 - And Saul smote the Amalekites H6002 from Havilah until thou comest to Shur, that is over against Egypt.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:8 - And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites H6002 alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:18 - And the LORD sent thee on a journey, and said, Go and utterly destroy the sinners the Amalekites, H6002 and fight against them until they be consumed.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:20 - And Saul said unto Samuel, Yea, I have obeyed the voice of the LORD, and have gone the way which the LORD sent me, and have brought Agag the king of Amalek, H6002 and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites. H6002
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:32 - Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. H6002 And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 28:18 - Because thou obeyedst not the voice of the LORD, nor executedst his fierce wrath upon Amalek, H6002 therefore hath the LORD done this thing unto thee this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:18 - And David recovered all that the Amalekites H6002 had carried away: and David rescued his two wives.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 1:1 - Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, H6002 and David had abode two days in Ziklag;
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 8:12 - Of Syria, and of Moab, and of the children of Ammon, and of the Philistines, and of Amalek, H6002 and of the spoil of Hadadezer, son of Rehob, king of Zobah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 1:36 - The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and Timna, and Amalek. H6002
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 4:43 - And they smote the rest of the Amalekites H6002 that were escaped, and dwelt there unto this day.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 18:11 - Them also king David dedicated unto the LORD, with the silver and the gold that he brought from all these nations; from Edom, and from Moab, and from the children of Ammon, and from the Philistines, and from Amalek. H6002
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:7 - Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; H6002 the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre;
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