The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon Strong's Number: 4782 Browse Lexicon Original WordWord Originykdrmof foreign derivationTransliterated WordTDNT EntryMord@kayNonePhonetic SpellingParts of Speechmor-dek-ah'-ee Proper Name Masculine DefinitionMordecai = "little man" or "worshipper of Mars" cousin and adoptive father of queen Esther; son of Jair of the tribe of Benjamin; deliverer under Divine providence of the children of Israel from the destruction plotted by Haman the chief minister of Ahasuerus; institutor of the feast of Purim a Jew who returned from exile with Zerubbabel NAS Word Usage - Total: 59Mordecai 56, Mordecai's 3 NAS Verse Count Ezra1Nehemiah1Esther50Total52The 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 Mord@kay". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .