Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This Page Cite This Page
Share this page Follow the BLB
Printable Page
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
The Blue Letter Bible

Lexicon :: Strong's H6400 - pelaḥ

Choose a new font size and typeface
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1773a

Strong’s Definitions

פֶּלַח pelach, peh'-lakh; from H6398; a slice:—piece.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's H6400 in the following manner: piece (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's H6400 in the following manner: piece (6x).
  1. cleavage, mill-stone, cut, slice, part cut off

    1. mill-stone

    2. cleavage, slice

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פֶּלַח pelach, peh'-lakh; from H6398; a slice:—piece.
STRONGS H6400: Abbreviations
פֶּ֫לַח noun feminine Job 41:16 cleavage, mill-stone (mill cleft between the stones ? compare GFMJu; Targum פִּלְחָא); — פ׳ absolute Job 41:16, elsewhere construct; —
a. mill-stone, רֶכֶב פ׳ mill-stone of riding, i.e. upper stone, which is turned (compare רֶכֶב), Judges 9:53; 2 Samuel 11:21; תַּחְתִּית פ׳ Job 41:16 lower mill-stone (simile of hardness).
b. דְּבֵלָה פ׳ 1 Samuel 30:12 a cake of figs (from shape ?).
2. cleavge, split, hence slice הָרִמּוֺן פ׳ Songs 4:3 = Songs 6:7 simile of human temple (from colour, compare Wetzst in DeComm. Excurs. A).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission.

BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs



1 Samuel


2 Samuel



41:16; 41:16; 41:16

Song of Songs

4:3; 6:7


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6400 matches the Hebrew פֶּלַח (pelaḥ),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:53 - And a certain woman cast a piece H6400 of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:12 - And they gave him a piece H6400 of a cake of figs, and two clusters of raisins: and when he had eaten, his spirit came again to him: for he had eaten no bread, nor drunk any water, three days and three nights.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:21 - Who smote Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? did not a woman cast a piece H6400 of a millstone upon him from the wall, that he died in Thebez? why went ye nigh the wall? then say thou, Thy servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:24 - His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece H6400 of the nether millstone.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:3 - Thy lips are like a thread of scarlet, and thy speech is comely: thy temples are like a piece H6400 of a pomegranate within thy locks.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:7 - As a piece H6400 of a pomegranate are thy temples within thy locks.
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
Search KJV

Let's Connect
Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization