Hammelech

Hammelech [N] [H] [S]

the king's, the father of Jerahmeel, mentioned in Jeremiah 36:26 . Some take this word as a common noun, "the king", and understand that Jerahmeel was Jehoiakim's son. Probably, however, it is to be taken as a proper name.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Hammelech". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Hammelech [N] [E] [S]

a king; a counselor
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Hammelech'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Hammelech, [N] [E] [H]

lit. "the king, " unnecessarily rendered in the Authorized Version as a proper name. ( Jeremiah 36:26 ; 38:6 )


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hammelech,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

HAMMELECH

ham'-e-lek (ha-melekh, "the king"):

Wrongly translated as a proper name in the King James Version. It should be rendered "the king," as in the American Standard Revised Version (Jeremiah 36:26; 38:6).


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HAMMELECH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.