Strong's Hebrew: 4246. מְחֹלַת (mecholah) -- a dance
4246. mecholah
Strong's Concordance
mecholah: a dance
Original Word: מְחֹלַת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: mecholah
Phonetic Spelling: (mek-o-law')
Short Definition: dancing
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
fem. of machol
Definition
a dance
NASB Translation
dance (1), danced (1), dances (2), dancing (4).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
[מְחוֺלָה] noun feminine id.; — construct מְחֹלַת Cant 7:1; plural מְחֹלֹת Exodus 32:19; מְחֹלוֺת Exodus 15:20 5t.; dancing, token of joyousness after victory, Judges 11:34; 1 Samuel 18:16; 1 Samuel 21:12; 1 Samuel 29:5; in worship, at feast Judges 21:21; act of praise to ׳י Exodus 15:20 (song); in idolatrous worship Exodus 32:19 (E); as graceful and beautiful Cant 7:1; accompare by timbrel Exodus 15:20; Judges 11:34, and by singing Exodus 15:20; 1 Samuel 18:6 (where however read probably Po`lel Participle הַמְּחֹלְלוֺת, compare verb חוּל above; so ᵐ5 We Dr), 1 Samuel 21:12; 1 Samuel 29:5.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
company, dancing

Feminine of machashabah; a dance -- company, dances(-cing).

see HEBREW machashabah

Forms and Transliterations
בַּמְּחֹל֖וֹת בַּמְּחֹלוֹת֒ בַמְּחֹלוֹת֙ במחלות וְהַמְּחֹל֔וֹת וּבִמְחֹל֑וֹת וּבִמְחֹלֹֽת׃ וּמְחֹלֹ֑ת ובמחלות ובמחלת׃ והמחלות ומחלת כִּמְחֹלַ֖ת כמחלת bam·mə·ḥō·lō·wṯ ḇam·mə·ḥō·lō·wṯ bammecholOt bamməḥōlōwṯ ḇamməḥōlōwṯ kim·ḥō·laṯ kimchoLat kimḥōlaṯ ū·ḇim·ḥō·lō·wṯ ū·ḇim·ḥō·lōṯ ū·mə·ḥō·lōṯ ūḇimḥōlōṯ ūḇimḥōlōwṯ umechoLot ūməḥōlōṯ uvimchoLot vammecholOt vehammechoLot wə·ham·mə·ḥō·lō·wṯ wəhamməḥōlōwṯ
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Strong's Hebrew 4246
8 Occurrences


bam·mə·ḥō·lō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
kim·ḥō·laṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·mə·ḥō·lōṯ — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇim·ḥō·lōṯ — 2 Occ.
ḇam·mə·ḥō·lō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
wə·ham·mə·ḥō·lō·wṯ — 1 Occ.

Exodus 15:20
HEB: אַחֲרֶ֔יהָ בְּתֻפִּ֖ים וּבִמְחֹלֹֽת׃
NAS: her with timbrels and with dancing.
KJV: her with timbrels and with dances.
INT: after timbrels dancing

Exodus 32:19
HEB: אֶת־ הָעֵ֖גֶל וּמְחֹלֹ֑ת וַיִּֽחַר־ אַ֣ף
NAS: the calf and [the] dancing; and Moses'
KJV: the calf, and the dancing: and Moses'
INT: saw the calf and dancing burned anger

Judges 11:34
HEB: לִקְרָאת֔וֹ בְתֻפִּ֖ים וּבִמְחֹל֑וֹת וְרַק֙ הִ֣יא
NAS: him with tambourines and with dancing. Now she was his one
KJV: him with timbrels and with dances: and she [was his] only child;
INT: to meet tambourines dancing but now she

Judges 21:21
HEB: שִׁילוֹ֮ לָח֣וּל בַּמְּחֹלוֹת֒ וִֽיצָאתֶם֙ מִן־
NAS: out to take part in the dances, then you shall come
KJV: to dance in dances, then come ye out
INT: of Shiloh to take the dances shall come out

1 Samuel 18:6
HEB: (לָשִׁ֣יר ק) וְהַמְּחֹל֔וֹת לִקְרַ֖את שָׁא֣וּל
NAS: singing and dancing, to meet
KJV: singing and dancing, to meet
INT: of Israel sing and dancing to meet Saul

1 Samuel 21:12
HEB: לָזֶ֗ה יַעֲנ֤וּ בַמְּחֹלוֹת֙ לֵאמֹ֔ר הִכָּ֤ה
INT: he testify company answer beat

1 Samuel 29:5
HEB: יַעֲנוּ־ ל֛וֹ בַּמְּחֹל֖וֹת לֵאמֹ֑ר הִכָּ֤ה
NAS: they sing in the dances, saying,
KJV: of whom they sang one to another in dances, saying,
INT: of whom sang the dances saying has slain

Songs 6:13
HEB: תֶּחֱזוּ֙ בַּשּׁ֣וּלַמִּ֔ית כִּמְחֹלַ֖ת הַֽמַּחֲנָֽיִם׃
NAS: at the Shulammite, As at the dance of the two companies?
KJV: in the Shulamite? As it were the company of two armies.
INT: gaze the Shulammite the dance armies

8 Occurrences

4245b
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