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The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4782 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
ykdrmof foreign derivation
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
mor-dek-ah'-ee Proper Name Masculine
Mordecai = "little man" or "worshipper of Mars"
  1. 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
  2. a Jew who returned from exile with Zerubbabel
NAS Word Usage - Total: 59
Mordecai 56, Mordecai's 3
NAS Verse Count

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 Mord@kay". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .

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