Mal'ak

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4397 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
$almfrom an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Mal'akTWOT - 1068a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
mal-awk' Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. messenger, representative
    1. messenger
    2. angel
    3. the theophanic angel
NAS Word Usage - Total: 213
ambassadors 2, angel 101, angels 9, envoys 1, messenger 24, messengers 76
NAS Verse Count
Genesis17
Exodus6
Numbers15
Deuteronomy1
Joshua3
Judges26
1 Samuel16
2 Samuel16
1 Kings8
2 Kings18
1 Chronicles10
2 Chronicles5
Nehemiah1
Job3
Psalms8
Proverbs3
Ecclesiastes1
Isaiah10
Jeremiah1
Ezekiel4
Hosea1
Nahum1
Haggai1
Zechariah19
Malachi2


Total196
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 Mal'ak". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .