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Lexicon :: Strong's H6400 - pelaḥ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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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).
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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 - But a certain woman threw an upper millstone on Abimelech’s head, crushing his skull.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 30:12 - They gave him a piece H6400 of fig cake and two clusters of raisins, and he ate; then his spirit [fn]revived. For he had not eaten bread or drunk water for three days and three nights.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:21 - ‘Who struck down Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? Did not a woman throw an upper millstone on him from the wall so that he died at Thebez? Why did you go so near the wall?’—then you shall say, ‘Your servant Uriah the Hittite is dead also.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:24 - “His heart is as hard as a stone,
Even as hard as a lower millstone. H6400
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 4:3 - “Your lips are like a scarlet thread,
And your mouth is lovely.
Your temples are like a slice H6400 of a pomegranate
Behind your veil.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:7 - “Your temples are like a slice H6400 of a pomegranate
Behind your veil.
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