4397. malak
Strong's Concordance
malak: a messenger
Original Word: מֲלְאָךְ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: malak
Phonetic Spelling: (mal-awk')
Definition: a messenger
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
a messenger
NASB Translation
ambassadors (2), angel (101), angels (9), envoys (1), messenger (24), messengers (76).

מַלְאָךְ214 noun masculine messenger; — ׳מ Exodus 23:20 48t.; construct מַלְאַךְ Genesis 16:7 69t.; suffixes מַלְאָכִי Exodus 23:23 3t.; מַלְאָכוֺ Genesis 24:7,40; plural מַלְאָכִים Genesis 32:4 63t. + מלאכים 2 Samuel 11:1 Kt ( Qr מלכים); construct מַלְאֲכֵי Genesis 28:12 11t.; מַלְאָכֶיךָ Numbers 24:12; 2 Kings 19:23; מַלְאָכֵכֵה Nahum 2:14 error for מַלְאָכֵכִי = מַלְאָכַיְכִי Ges§ 91, (2) Anm. 2 or < for מַלְאָכֵךְ by dittograph from following הוֺיii. 1. 571). מַלְאָכָיו2Chronicles 36:15 8t.; —

1 messenger,

a. one sent with a message Genesis 32:4 8t. J E; Deuteronomy 2:26, (not in P); Judges 6:35 8t.; 1 Samuel 6:21 51t. Samuel Kings, 1 Chronicles 14:1; 1 Chronicles 19:2,16; 2Chronicles 18:12; 35:21; Nehemiah 6:3; Job 1:14; Proverbs 13:17; Proverbs 17:11; Isaiah 14:32; Isaiah 18:2; Isaiah 30:4; Isaiah 37:9,14; Jeremiah 27:3; Ezekiel 17:15; Ezekiel 23:16,40; Ezekiel 30:9; Nahum 2:14; מלאכי שׁלום, messengers of peace Isaiah 33:7.

b. a prophet Isaiah 42:19; Isaiah 44:26; 2Chronicles 36:15,16; Haggai 1:13; the herald of the advent מלאכי Malachi 3:1.

c. priest Malachi 2:7, probably Ecclesiastes 5:5 (RV angel).

d. "" מֵלִיץ Job 33:23, a messenger from God acting as an interpreter and declaring what is right (angel of RV too specific).

e. figurative רָעִים ׳מ messengers of evil Psalm 78:49; מות ׳מ messenger of death Proverbs 16:14; "" רוחות winds his messengers Psalm 104:4.

2 angel, as messenger of God, מלאכים with God in theophanies Genesis 19:1,15; Genesis 28:12; Genesis 32:2 (JE), praising him; Psalm 103:20; Psalm 148:2; in his sight not without error Job 4:18 charged with the care of the pious Psalm 91:11; elsewhere singular sent to a prophet 1 Kings 13:18; 1 Kings 19:5,7; 2 Kings 1:3,15; Zechariah 1:9 18t. in Zechariah 1-6; excellent, wise, powerful 1 Samuel 29:9; 2 Samuel 14:17,20; 2 Samuel 19:28; Zechariah 12:8; encamping about the faithful Psalm 34:8; chasing his enemies Psalm 35:5; Psalm 35:6; destroying by judgment of Yahweh 2 Samuel 24:16,17 = 1 Chronicles 21:12-30; 2 Kings 19:35 = Isaiah 37:36 2Chronicles 32:21.

3 the theophanic angel ה֯א֠להים ׳מ in the story of E: Genesis 21:17; Genesis 31:11; Exodus 14:19, also in Judges 6:20; Judges 13:6,9; יהוה ׳מ in the story of J: Genesis 16:7,9,10,11; Genesis 22:11,15; Exodus 3:2; Numbers 22:22,23,24,25,26,27,31,32,34,35 and in Judges 2:1; Judges 2:4; Judges 5:23; Judges 6:11; Judges 6:12; Judges 6:21 (twice in verse); Judges 6:22 (twice in verse); Judges 13:3,13,15,16 (twice in verse); Judges 13:17,18,20 (twice in verse); Judges 13:21; הַמַּלְאָךְ Genesis 48:16 (E); מַלְאָךְ Exodus 23:20 (E), Exodus 33:2; Numbers 20:16 (JE), Hosea 12:5; מַלְאָכִי Exodus 23:23 (E), Exodus 32:34 (J); מַלְאָכוֺ Genesis 24:7,40 (J), פניו ׳מ Malachi 3:1 (referring to the ancient מלאך); הכרית ׳מ Malachi 3:1 (referring to the advent of ׳י for judgment, see BrMP 473). The theophanic angel is not mentioned in D and P.

לאך (√ of following; Biblical Hebrew לאך, מַלְאָח).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
ambassador, angel, king, messenger

From an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy; a messenger; specifically, of God, i.e. An angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher) -- ambassador, angel, king, messenger.

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמַלְאֲכֵ֣י במלאכי הַמַּלְאָ֑ךְ הַמַּלְאָ֔ךְ הַמַּלְאָ֖ךְ הַמַּלְאָ֗ךְ הַמַּלְאָ֛ךְ הַמַּלְאָ֞ךְ הַמַּלְאָ֣ךְ ׀ הַמַּלְאָ֥ךְ הַמַּלְאָ֥ךְ ׀ הַמַּלְאָ֨ךְ הַמַּלְאָֽךְ׃ הַמַּלְאָךְ֙ הַמַּלְאָךְ֩ הַמַּלְאָכִ֔ים הַמַּלְאָכִ֖ים הַמַּלְאָכִ֗ים הַמַּלְאָכִ֣ים ׀ הַמַּלְאָכִ֤ים הַמַּלְאָכִים֙ המלאך המלאך׃ המלאכים וְהַמַּלְאָ֞ךְ וּ֝בְמַלְאָכָ֗יו וּמַלְאַ֖ךְ וּמַלְאַ֣ךְ וּמַלְאַ֤ךְ וּמַלְאַ֥ךְ וּמַלְאַ֧ךְ וּמַלְאַ֨ךְ וּמַלְאָ֛ךְ וּמַלְאָ֡ךְ וּמַלְאָ֣ךְ וּמַלְאָ֥ךְ וּמַלְאָכִ֡ים וּמַלְאָכִ֣ים וּמַלְאָכִים֙ וּמַלְאָכָ֖יו ובמלאכיו והמלאך ומלאך ומלאכיו ומלאכים כְּמַלְאַ֣ךְ כְּמַלְאַ֥ךְ כְּמַלְאָכִ֣י כמלאך כמלאכי לְמַלְאֲכֵ֣י לַמַּלְאָ֔ךְ לַמַּלְאָ֞ךְ לַמַּלְאָ֤ךְ לַמַּלְאָכִ֣ים למלאך למלאכי למלאכים מַ֭לְאָכָיו מַלְאֲכֵ֣י מַלְאֲכֵ֤י מַלְאֲכֵ֥י מַלְאֲכֵי־ מַלְאַ֣ךְ מַלְאַ֤ךְ מַלְאַ֥ךְ מַלְאַ֧ךְ מַלְאַ֨ךְ מַלְאַךְ֩ מַלְאַךְ־ מַלְאָ֑ךְ מַלְאָ֔ךְ מַלְאָ֗ךְ מַלְאָ֜ךְ מַלְאָ֣ךְ מַלְאָ֥ךְ ׀ מַלְאָ֫כָ֥יו מַלְאָךְ֙ מַלְאָכ֤וֹ מַלְאָכִ֔י מַלְאָכִ֔ים מַלְאָכִ֖י מַלְאָכִ֖ים מַלְאָכִ֗ים מַלְאָכִ֛ים מַלְאָכִ֜ים מַלְאָכִ֣ים מַלְאָכִ֣ים ׀ מַלְאָכִ֤ים מַלְאָכִ֧ים ׀ מַלְאָכִי֮ מַלְאָכִים֙ מַלְאָכִים֮ מַלְאָכֵֽכֵה׃ מַלְאָכֶ֛יךָ מַלְאָכֶיךָ֮ מַלְאָכָ֑יו מַלְאָכָ֖יו מַלְאָכָ֣יו מַלְאָכָיו֙ מַלְאָכוֹ֙ מלאך מלאך־ מלאכו מלאכי מלאכי־ מלאכיו מלאכיך מלאכים מלאככה׃ bə·mal·’ă·ḵê bəmal’ăḵê bemalaChei ham·mal·’ā·ḵîm ham·mal·’āḵ hammal’āḵ hammal’āḵîm hammalAch hammalaChim hammaloCh kə·mal·’ā·ḵî kə·mal·’aḵ kəmal’aḵ kəmal’āḵî kemalAch kemalaChi lam·mal·’ā·ḵîm lam·mal·’āḵ lammal’āḵ lammal’āḵîm lammalAch lammalaChim lə·mal·’ă·ḵê ləmal’ăḵê lemalaChei mal’aḵ mal’āḵ mal’aḵ- mal’āḵāw mal’ăḵê mal’ăḵê- mal’āḵeḵā mal’āḵêḵêh mal’āḵî mal’āḵîm mal’āḵōw mal·’ā·ḵāw mal·’ă·ḵê mal·’ă·ḵê- mal·’ā·ḵe·ḵā mal·’ā·ḵê·ḵêh mal·’ā·ḵî mal·’ā·ḵîm mal·’ā·ḵōw mal·’aḵ mal·’āḵ mal·’aḵ- malAch malaChav malaChecheh malaChei malaCheicha malaChi malaChim malaCho maloCh ū·ḇə·mal·’ā·ḵāw ū·mal·’ā·ḵāw ū·mal·’ā·ḵîm ū·mal·’aḵ ū·mal·’āḵ ūḇəmal’āḵāw ūmal’aḵ ūmal’āḵ ūmal’āḵāw ūmal’āḵîm umalAch umalaChav umalaChim uvemalaChav vehammalAch wə·ham·mal·’āḵ wəhammal’āḵ
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 16:7
HEB: וַֽיִּמְצָאָ֞הּ מַלְאַ֧ךְ יְהוָ֛ה עַל־
NAS: Now the angel of the LORD found
KJV: And the angel of the LORD found her
INT: found now the angel of the LORD by

Genesis 16:9
HEB: וַיֹּ֤אמֶר לָהּ֙ מַלְאַ֣ךְ יְהוָ֔ה שׁ֖וּבִי
NAS: Then the angel of the LORD said
KJV: And the angel of the LORD said
INT: said the angel of the LORD to her Return

Genesis 16:10
HEB: וַיֹּ֤אמֶר לָהּ֙ מַלְאַ֣ךְ יְהוָ֔ה הַרְבָּ֥ה
NAS: Moreover, the angel of the LORD said
KJV: And the angel of the LORD said
INT: said the angel of the LORD will greatly

Genesis 16:11
HEB: וַיֹּ֤אמֶר לָהּ֙ מַלְאַ֣ךְ יְהוָ֔ה הִנָּ֥ךְ
NAS: The angel of the LORD said
KJV: And the angel of the LORD said
INT: said the angel of the LORD Behold

Genesis 19:1
HEB: וַ֠יָּבֹאוּ שְׁנֵ֨י הַמַּלְאָכִ֤ים סְדֹ֙מָה֙ בָּעֶ֔רֶב
NAS: Now the two angels came to Sodom
KJV: two angels to Sodom
INT: came now the two angels to Sodom the evening

Genesis 19:15
HEB: עָלָ֔ה וַיָּאִ֥יצוּ הַמַּלְאָכִ֖ים בְּל֣וֹט לֵאמֹ֑ר
NAS: morning dawned, the angels urged Lot,
KJV: arose, then the angels hastened
INT: dawned urged the angels Lot saying

Genesis 21:17
HEB: הַנַּעַר֒ וַיִּקְרָא֩ מַלְאַ֨ךְ אֱלֹהִ֤ים ׀ אֶל־
NAS: crying; and the angel of God
KJV: of the lad; and the angel of God
INT: the lad called and the angel of God to

Genesis 22:11
HEB: וַיִּקְרָ֨א אֵלָ֜יו מַלְאַ֤ךְ יְהוָה֙ מִן־
NAS: But the angel of the LORD called
KJV: And the angel of the LORD called
INT: called But the angel of the LORD from

Genesis 22:15
HEB: וַיִּקְרָ֛א מַלְאַ֥ךְ יְהוָ֖ה אֶל־
NAS: Then the angel of the LORD called
KJV: And the angel of the LORD called
INT: called the angel of the LORD to

Genesis 24:7
HEB: ה֗וּא יִשְׁלַ֤ח מַלְאָכוֹ֙ לְפָנֶ֔יךָ וְלָקַחְתָּ֥
NAS: He will send His angel before
KJV: he shall send his angel before thee,
INT: he shall send his angel before will take

Genesis 24:40
HEB: לְפָנָ֗יו יִשְׁלַ֨ח מַלְאָכ֤וֹ אִתָּךְ֙ וְהִצְלִ֣יחַ
NAS: will send His angel with you to make your journey
KJV: will send his angel with thee, and prosper
INT: before will send his angel for successful

Genesis 28:12
HEB: הַשָּׁמָ֑יְמָה וְהִנֵּה֙ מַלְאֲכֵ֣י אֱלֹהִ֔ים עֹלִ֥ים
NAS: and behold, the angels of God
KJV: to heaven: and behold the angels of God
INT: to heaven and behold the angels of God were ascending

Genesis 31:11
HEB: וַיֹּ֨אמֶר אֵלַ֜י מַלְאַ֧ךְ הָאֱלֹהִ֛ים בַּחֲל֖וֹם
NAS: Then the angel of God said
KJV: And the angel of God spake
INT: said then the angel of God the dream

Genesis 32:1
HEB: וַיִּפְגְּעוּ־ ב֖וֹ מַלְאֲכֵ֥י אֱלֹהִֽים׃
NAS: went on his way, the angels of God met
KJV: on his way, and the angels of God
INT: his way met the angels of God

Genesis 32:3
HEB: וַיִּשְׁלַ֨ח יַעֲקֹ֤ב מַלְאָכִים֙ לְפָנָ֔יו אֶל־
NAS: sent messengers before
KJV: sent messengers before him
INT: sent Jacob messengers before about

Genesis 32:6
HEB: וַיָּשֻׁ֙בוּ֙ הַמַּלְאָכִ֔ים אֶֽל־ יַעֲקֹ֖ב
NAS: The messengers returned to Jacob,
KJV: And the messengers returned to Jacob,
INT: returned the messengers to Jacob

Genesis 48:16
HEB: הַמַּלְאָךְ֩ הַגֹּאֵ֨ל אֹתִ֜י
NAS: The angel who has redeemed me from all
KJV: The Angel which redeemed
INT: the angel has redeemed all

Exodus 3:2
HEB: וַ֠יֵּרָא מַלְאַ֨ךְ יְהֹוָ֥ה אֵלָ֛יו
NAS: The angel of the LORD appeared
KJV: And the angel of the LORD appeared
INT: appeared the angel of the LORD unto

Exodus 14:19
HEB: וַיִּסַּ֞ע מַלְאַ֣ךְ הָאֱלֹהִ֗ים הַהֹלֵךְ֙
NAS: The angel of God, who had been going
KJV: And the angel of God, which went
INT: moved the angel of God had been going

Exodus 23:20
HEB: אָנֹכִ֜י שֹׁלֵ֤חַ מַלְאָךְ֙ לְפָנֶ֔יךָ לִשְׁמָרְךָ֖
NAS: I am going to send an angel before
KJV: Behold, I send an Angel before
INT: I to send an angel before to guard

Exodus 23:23
HEB: כִּֽי־ יֵלֵ֣ךְ מַלְאָכִי֮ לְפָנֶיךָ֒ וֶהֱבִֽיאֲךָ֗
NAS: For My angel will go before
KJV: For mine Angel shall go before
INT: for will go my angel before and bring

Exodus 32:34
HEB: לָ֔ךְ הִנֵּ֥ה מַלְאָכִ֖י יֵלֵ֣ךְ לְפָנֶ֑יךָ
NAS: you. Behold, My angel shall go
KJV: unto [the place] of which I have spoken unto thee: behold, mine Angel shall go
INT: told Behold my angel shall go before

Exodus 33:2
HEB: וְשָׁלַחְתִּ֥י לְפָנֶ֖יךָ מַלְאָ֑ךְ וְגֵֽרַשְׁתִּ֗י אֶת־
NAS: I will send an angel before
KJV: And I will send an angel before
INT: will send before an angel will drive the Canaanite

Numbers 20:14
HEB: וַיִּשְׁלַ֨ח מֹשֶׁ֧ה מַלְאָכִ֛ים מִקָּדֵ֖שׁ אֶל־
NAS: then sent messengers to the king
KJV: sent messengers from Kadesh
INT: sent Moses messengers Kadesh to

Numbers 20:16
HEB: קֹלֵ֔נוּ וַיִּשְׁלַ֣ח מַלְאָ֔ךְ וַיֹּצִאֵ֖נוּ מִמִּצְרָ֑יִם
NAS: and sent an angel and brought
KJV: and sent an angel, and hath brought us forth
INT: our voice and sent an angel and brought Egypt

213 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4397
213 Occurrences

bə·mal·’ă·ḵê — 1 Occ.
ham·mal·’āḵ — 22 Occ.
ham·mal·’ā·ḵîm — 16 Occ.
ham·mal·’āḵ — 5 Occ.
kə·mal·’aḵ — 4 Occ.
kə·mal·’ā·ḵî — 1 Occ.
lam·mal·’āḵ — 3 Occ.
lam·mal·’ā·ḵîm — 1 Occ.
lə·mal·’ă·ḵê — 1 Occ.
mal·’aḵ — 64 Occ.
mal·’ā·ḵāw — 7 Occ.
mal·’ā·ḵê·ḵêh — 1 Occ.
mal·’ă·ḵê — 10 Occ.
mal·’ā·ḵe·ḵā — 2 Occ.
mal·’ā·ḵî — 3 Occ.
mal·’ā·ḵîm — 44 Occ.
mal·’ā·ḵōw — 2 Occ.
mal·’āḵ — 3 Occ.
ū·mal·’aḵ — 16 Occ.
ū·mal·’ā·ḵāw — 1 Occ.
ū·mal·’ā·ḵîm — 3 Occ.
ū·ḇə·mal·’ā·ḵāw — 1 Occ.
wə·ham·mal·’āḵ — 2 Occ.

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