4456. malqosh
Strong's Concordance
malqosh: latter rain, spring rain
Original Word: מַלְקוֹשׁ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: malqosh
Phonetic Spelling: (mal-koshe')
Short Definition: rain
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as leqesh
Definition
latter rain, spring rain
NASB Translation
late (1), latter rain (1), rain* (1), spring rain (6).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מַלְקוֺשׁ noun masculineJeremiah 3:3 latter-rain, spring-rain (i.e. showers of March-April; important, as strengthening and maturing crops); ׳מ Hosea 6:3 7t.; — related to גֶּשֶׁם as particular to General, opposed to יוֺרֶה (former rain, q. v.): Hosea 6:3; Jeremiah 5:24; so opposed to מוֺרֶה Joel 2:23; particular under מָטָר Deuteronomy 11:14 (opposed to יוֺרֶה), Zechariah 10:1 (+ מְטַרגֶּֿשֶׁם), Job 29:23; "" רְבִבִים Jeremiah 3:3; ׳עָב מ Proverbs 16:15 spring-rain-cloud (simile of king's favour).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
latter rain

From laqash; the spring rain (compare leqesh); figuratively, eloquence -- latter rain.

see HEBREW laqash

see HEBREW leqesh

Forms and Transliterations
וּמַלְק֑וֹשׁ וּמַלְק֖וֹשׁ ומלקוש כְּמַלְק֖וֹשׁ כמלקוש לְמַלְקֽוֹשׁ׃ למלקוש׃ מַלְק֔וֹשׁ מַלְקֽוֹשׁ׃ מלקוש מלקוש׃ kə·mal·qō·wōš kemalKoosh kəmalqōwōš lə·mal·qō·wōš lemalKoosh ləmalqōwōš mal·qō·wōš malKoosh malqōwōš ū·mal·qō·wōš umalKoosh ūmalqōwōš
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8 Occurrences


kə·mal·qō·wōš — 1 Occ.
lə·mal·qō·wōš — 1 Occ.
mal·qō·wōš — 2 Occ.
ū·mal·qō·wōš — 4 Occ.

Deuteronomy 11:14
HEB: בְּעִתּ֖וֹ יוֹרֶ֣ה וּמַלְק֑וֹשׁ וְאָסַפְתָּ֣ דְגָנֶ֔ךָ
NAS: the early and late rain,
KJV: the first rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest gather
INT: season the early and late you may gather your grain

Job 29:23
HEB: וּ֝פִיהֶ֗ם פָּעֲר֥וּ לְמַלְקֽוֹשׁ׃
NAS: their mouth as for the spring rain.
KJV: their mouth wide [as] for the latter rain.
INT: their mouth and opened the spring

Proverbs 16:15
HEB: וּ֝רְצוֹנ֗וֹ כְּעָ֣ב מַלְקֽוֹשׁ׃
NAS: is like a cloud with the spring rain.
KJV: [is] as a cloud of the latter rain.
INT: and his favor A cloud the spring

Jeremiah 3:3
HEB: וַיִּמָּנְע֣וּ רְבִבִ֔ים וּמַלְק֖וֹשׁ ל֣וֹא הָיָ֑ה
NAS: no spring rain. Yet you had
KJV: have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a whore's
INT: have been withheld the showers spring no has been

Jeremiah 5:24
HEB: (יֹורֶ֥ה ק) וּמַלְק֖וֹשׁ בְּעִתּ֑וֹ שְׁבֻע֛וֹת
NAS: Both the autumn rain and the spring rain, Who keeps
KJV: both the former and the latter, in his season:
INT: rain autumn rain and the spring season weeks

Hosea 6:3
HEB: כַגֶּ֙שֶׁם֙ לָ֔נוּ כְּמַלְק֖וֹשׁ י֥וֹרֶה אָֽרֶץ׃
NAS: to us like the rain, Like the spring rain watering
KJV: unto us as the rain, as the latter [and] former rain
INT: will come the rain the spring autumn rain the earth

Joel 2:23
HEB: גֶּ֛שֶׁם מוֹרֶ֥ה וּמַלְק֖וֹשׁ בָּרִאשֽׁוֹן׃
NAS: The early and latter rain as before.
KJV: the former rain, and the latter rain in the first
INT: the rain rain and latter before

Zechariah 10:1
HEB: מָטָר֙ בְּעֵ֣ת מַלְק֔וֹשׁ יְהוָ֖ה עֹשֶׂ֣ה
NAS: at the time of the spring rain-- The LORD
KJV: in the time of the latter rain; [so] the LORD
INT: rain the time of the spring the LORD makes

8 Occurrences

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