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The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4457  
Original WordWord Origin
xqlmfrom (03947)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
MelqachTWOT - 1124d
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
mel-kawkh'     Noun Masculine
  1. snuffers, tongs
    1. tongs (for altar use)
    2. snuffers (for lamps in temple or tabernacle)
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
snuffers 3, tongs 3
NAS Verse Count
1 Kings1
2 Chronicles1

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Melqach". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .