4399. melakah
Strong's Concordance
melakah: occupation, work
Original Word: מְלָאכָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: melakah
Phonetic Spelling: (mel-aw-kaw')
Definition: occupation, work
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as malak
occupation, work
NASB Translation
anything (4), article made (1), business (4), cattle (1), craftsmanship (3), details (1), duties (1), everything* (1), industrious* (1), laborer (1), material (1), occupation (1), performed (1), project (1), property (2), purpose (1), service (2), something (1), supplies (1), task (2), use (2), used (2), work (118), workers (1), workmanship (1), workmen (5), workmen* (5), works (1).

מְלָאכָה167 noun feminine occupation, work (for *מַלְאָכָה; compare Phoenician מלאכת labour) — ׳מ Exodus 12:16 102t.; מְלָ֑אכֶת2Chronicles 13:10; construct מְלֶאכֶת Exodus 35:24 42t.; suffix מְלַאכְתְּךָ Jonah 1:8; מְלַאכְתֶּ֑ךָ Exodus 20:9 2t.; מְלַאכְתּוֺ Genesis 2:2 13t.; plural construct מַלְאֲכוֺת 1 Chronicles 28:19; suffix מַלְאֲכוֺתֶיךָ Psalm 73:28; —

1 occupation, business, מַה מְּלַאכְתְּךָ what is thy occupation Jonah 1:8; business of a steward Genesis 39:11 (J); diligent in business Proverbs 22:29; slack in business Proverbs 18:9.

2 property in which one is occupied, רעהוּ ׳מ his neighbour's property Exodus 22:7; Exodus 22:10 (E); possessions of herds and flocks Genesis 33:14 (J), 1 Samuel 15:9 (compare מִקְנֶה); רבה ׳מ great property2Chronicles 17:13.

3 work as something done or made:

a. of God in creation Genesis 2:2 (twice in verse); Genesis 2:3 (P), in judgment Jeremiah 50:25, in General Psalm 73:28.

b. of men, עור ׳מ leather-work Leviticus 13:48,51 (P), השׂדה ׳מ work in the field 1 Chronicles 27:26; in building Proverbs 24:27 +, the walls of Jerusalem Nehemiah 4:5 +, making the tabernacle and its furniture Exodus 36:2 +, the temple 1 Kings 5:30 +; work of the potter Jeremiah 18:3, of the seaman Psalm 107:23, of the Levites 1 Chronicles 26:29, of priests in the sacrifices 2Chronicles 29:34; מְלָאכֶת (ה)עֲבֹדָה phrase of P, Exodus 35:24; Exodus 36:1,3; Leviticus 23:7,8,21,25,35,36; Numbers 28:18,25,26; Numbers 29:1,12,35 also 1 Chronicles 9:13; 1 Chronicles 9:19; 1 Chronicles 28:13; 1 Chronicles 28:20; 2Chron 24:12; לעבדה ׳המ 1 Chronicles 23:24; ׳עבדה למ Exodus 36:5 (P); compare the phrase ׳עֹשֵׂה המ workmen Ezra 3:9; Nehemiah 2:16; ׳עֹשִׂים במ 1 Kings 5:30; 1 Kings 9:23 +; ׳כל מ any work forbidden on the Sabbath Exodus 20:9,10; Leviticus 23:3 (P) Deuteronomy 5:13,14; Jeremiah 17:22,24; on holy convocations Exodus 12:16; Leviticus 16:29; Leviticus 23:28,30,31; Numbers 29:7 (P).

4 workmanship, כל מלאכה in every kind of workmanship, phrase of P: Exodus 31:3,5; Exodus 35:29,31,33,35; and Chronicles: 1 Chronicles 22:15; 1 Chronicles 28:21; 1 Chronicles 29:5; 1 Kings 7:14.

5 service, use Leviticus 7:24; Leviticus 11:32; Judges 16:11; Ezekiel 28:13.

6 public business:

a. political 1 Kings 11:28; 1 Chronicles 29:6; Daniel 8:27; Esther 3:9; Esther 9:3.

b. religious, putting away foreign wives Ezra 10:13; יהוה ׳מ 1 Chronicles 26:30; הַקֹּדֶשׁ׳מ Exodus 36:4; Exodus 38:24 (P), קדשׁ הקדשׁים ׳מ 1 Chronicles 6:34; אהל ׳מ מועד Exodus 35:21 (P), ׳בית י ׳מ 1 Chronicles 23:4; Ezra 3:8; Ezra 6:22; Nehemiah 10:34; Nehemiah 11:22.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
business, cattle, industrious, occupation, officer, manner of workman,

From the same as mal'ak; properly, deputyship, i.e. Ministry; generally, employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor) -- business, + cattle, + industrious, occupation, (+ -pied), + officer, thing (made), use, (manner of) work((-man), -manship).

see HEBREW mal'ak

Forms and Transliterations
בִּמְלֶ֜אכֶת בִּמְלֶ֣אכֶת בִּמְלֶ֥אכֶת בִּמְלַאכְתּ֖וֹ בִּמְלַאכְתּ֗וֹ בִּמְלַאכְתּֽוֹ׃ בִמְלַאכְתּ֑וֹ בַּמְּלָאכָ֑ה בַּמְּלָאכָ֗ה בַּמְּלָאכָֽה׃ בַּמְּלָאכָה֒ בַּמְלָֽאכֶת׃ בַמְּלָאכָ֔ה במלאכה במלאכה׃ במלאכת במלאכת׃ במלאכתו במלאכתו׃ הַמְּלָאכָ֑ה הַמְּלָאכָ֔ה הַמְּלָאכָ֖ה הַמְּלָאכָ֗ה הַמְּלָאכָ֛ה הַמְּלָאכָ֤ה הַמְּלָאכָ֥ה הַמְּלָאכָֽה׃ הַמְּלָאכָה֒ הַמְּלָאכָה֙ המלאכה המלאכה׃ וְהַמְּלָאכָ֗ה וְהַמְּלָאכָ֣ה וּמְלָאכָ֥ה והמלאכה ומלאכה לִמְלֶ֛אכֶת לִמְלֶ֨אכֶת לִמְלַאכְתּ֑וֹ לִמְלַאכְתּֽוֹ׃ לִמְלָאכָ֑ה לִמְלָאכָֽה׃ לַמְּלָאכָ֑ה לַמְּלָאכָ֔ה לַמְּלָאכָ֖ה לַמְּלָאכָ֤ה למלאכה למלאכה׃ למלאכת למלאכתו למלאכתו׃ מְ֝לָאכָ֗ה מְּלַאכְתְּךָ֙ מְלֶ֖אכֶת מְלֶ֙אכֶת֙ מְלֶ֣אכֶת מְלֶ֥אכֶת מְלֶ֨אכֶת מְלַאכְתֶּ֗ךָ מְלַאכְתֶּֽךָ֒ מְלַאכְתֶּֽךָ֒׃ מְלַאכְתּ֑וֹ מְלַאכְתּ֔וֹ מְלַאכְתּ֖וֹ מְלַאכְתּֽוֹ׃ מְלָאכָ֑ה מְלָאכָ֔ה מְלָאכָ֖ה מְלָאכָ֛ה מְלָאכָ֜ה מְלָאכָ֡֜ה מְלָאכָ֡ה מְלָאכָ֣ה מְלָאכָ֤ה מְלָאכָֽה׃ מְלָאכָה֒ מְלָאכָה֙ מִמְּלַאכְתּ֖וֹ מַלְאֲכ֥וֹת מַלְאֲכוֹתֶֽיךָ׃ מלאכה מלאכה׃ מלאכות מלאכותיך׃ מלאכת מלאכתו מלאכתו׃ מלאכתך מלאכתך׃ ממלאכתו bam·lā·ḵeṯ bam·mə·lā·ḵāh ḇam·mə·lā·ḵāh bamLachet bamlāḵeṯ bammelaChah bamməlāḵāh ḇamməlāḵāh bim·laḵ·tōw ḇim·laḵ·tōw bim·le·ḵeṯ bimlachTo bimlaḵtōw ḇimlaḵtōw bimLechet bimleḵeṯ ham·mə·lā·ḵāh hammelaChah hamməlāḵāh lam·mə·lā·ḵāh lammelaChah lamməlāḵāh lim·lā·ḵāh lim·laḵ·tōw lim·le·ḵeṯ limlaChah limlachTo limlāḵāh limlaḵtōw limLechet limleḵeṯ mal’ăḵōwṯ mal’ăḵōwṯeḵā mal·’ă·ḵō·w·ṯe·ḵā mal·’ă·ḵō·wṯ malaChot malachoTeicha mə·lā·ḵāh mə·laḵ·te·ḵā mə·laḵ·tə·ḵā mə·laḵ·tōw mə·le·ḵeṯ melaChah melachteCha melachTo məlāḵāh məlaḵteḵā məlaḵtəḵā məlaḵtōw meLechet məleḵeṯ mim·mə·laḵ·tōw mimelachTo mimməlaḵtōw ū·mə·lā·ḵāh umelaChah ūməlāḵāh vammelaChah vehammelaChah vimlachTo wə·ham·mə·lā·ḵāh wəhamməlāḵāh
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 2:2
HEB: בַּיּ֣וֹם הַשְּׁבִיעִ֔י מְלַאכְתּ֖וֹ אֲשֶׁ֣ר עָשָׂ֑ה
NAS: completed His work which
KJV: ended his work which he had made;
INT: day the seventh his work which had done

Genesis 2:2
HEB: הַשְּׁבִיעִ֔י מִכָּל־ מְלַאכְתּ֖וֹ אֲשֶׁ֥ר עָשָֽׂה׃
NAS: from all His work which
KJV: day from all his work which he had made.
INT: the seventh all his work which had done

Genesis 2:3
HEB: שָׁבַת֙ מִכָּל־ מְלַאכְתּ֔וֹ אֲשֶׁר־ בָּרָ֥א
NAS: from all His work which
KJV: that in it he had rested from all his work which God
INT: rested all his work which had created

Genesis 33:14
HEB: לְאִטִּ֗י לְרֶ֨גֶל הַמְּלָאכָ֤ה אֲשֶׁר־ לְפָנַי֙
NAS: according to the pace of the cattle that are before
KJV: according as the cattle that goeth before me
INT: my leisure to the pace of the cattle that are before

Genesis 39:11
HEB: הַבַּ֖יְתָה לַעֲשׂ֣וֹת מְלַאכְתּ֑וֹ וְאֵ֨ין אִ֜ישׁ
NAS: to do his work, and none
KJV: to do his business; and [there was] none of the men
INT: the house to do his work else of the men

Exodus 12:16
HEB: לָכֶ֑ם כָּל־ מְלָאכָה֙ לֹא־ יֵעָשֶׂ֣ה
NAS: day; no work at all shall be done
KJV: convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done
INT: become all work no shall be done

Exodus 20:9
HEB: וְעָשִׂ֖֣יתָ כָּל־ מְלַאכְתֶּֽךָ֒
NAS: and do all your work,
KJV: and do all thy work:
INT: and do all your work

Exodus 20:10
HEB: תַעֲשֶׂ֣֨ה כָל־ מְלָאכָ֡֜ה אַתָּ֣ה ׀ וּבִנְךָֽ֣־
NAS: any work, you or your son
KJV: [in it] thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son,
INT: do any work you your son

Exodus 22:8
HEB: שָׁלַ֛ח יָד֖וֹ בִּמְלֶ֥אכֶת רֵעֵֽהוּ׃
NAS: his hands on his neighbor's property.
KJV: his hand unto his neighbour's goods.
INT: laid his hands property his neighbor's

Exodus 22:11
HEB: שָׁלַ֛ח יָד֖וֹ בִּמְלֶ֣אכֶת רֵעֵ֑הוּ וְלָקַ֥ח
NAS: on his neighbor's property; and its owner
KJV: unto his neighbour's goods; and the owner
INT: laid hands property his neighbor's shall accept

Exodus 31:3
HEB: וּבְדַ֖עַת וּבְכָל־ מְלָאכָֽה׃
NAS: and in all [kinds of] craftsmanship,
KJV: and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,
INT: knowledge all craftsmanship

Exodus 31:5
HEB: לַעֲשׂ֖וֹת בְּכָל־ מְלָאכָֽה׃
NAS: in all [kinds of] craftsmanship.
KJV: to work in all manner of workmanship.
INT: may work all craftsmanship

Exodus 31:14
HEB: הָעֹשֶׂ֥ה בָהּ֙ מְלָאכָ֔ה וְנִכְרְתָ֛ה הַנֶּ֥פֶשׁ
NAS: any work on it, that person
KJV: for whosoever doeth [any] work therein, that soul
INT: whoever does work shall be cut person

Exodus 31:15
HEB: יָמִים֮ יֵעָשֶׂ֣ה מְלָאכָה֒ וּבַיּ֣וֹם הַשְּׁבִיעִ֗י
NAS: days work may be done,
KJV: days may work be done;
INT: days may be done work day the seventh

Exodus 31:15
HEB: כָּל־ הָעֹשֶׂ֧ה מְלָאכָ֛ה בְּי֥וֹם הַשַּׁבָּ֖ת
NAS: does any work on the sabbath day
KJV: whosoever doeth [any] work in the sabbath
INT: whoever does work day the sabbath

Exodus 35:2
HEB: יָמִים֮ תֵּעָשֶׂ֣ה מְלָאכָה֒ וּבַיּ֣וֹם הַשְּׁבִיעִ֗י
NAS: days work may be done,
KJV: days shall work be done,
INT: days may be done work day the seventh

Exodus 35:2
HEB: הָעֹשֶׂ֥ה ב֛וֹ מְלָאכָ֖ה יוּמָֽת׃
NAS: does any work on it shall be put to death.
KJV: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.
INT: whoever does work shall be put

Exodus 35:21
HEB: תְּרוּמַ֨ת יְהוָ֜ה לִמְלֶ֨אכֶת אֹ֤הֶל מוֹעֵד֙
NAS: contribution for the work of the tent
KJV: offering to the work of the tabernacle
INT: contribution the LORD'S the work of the tent of meeting

Exodus 35:24
HEB: שִׁטִּ֛ים לְכָל־ מְלֶ֥אכֶת הָעֲבֹדָ֖ה הֵבִֽיאוּ׃
NAS: for any work of the service
KJV: wood for any work of the service,
INT: acacia any work of the service brought

Exodus 35:29
HEB: לְהָבִיא֙ לְכָל־ הַמְּלָאכָ֔ה אֲשֶׁ֨ר צִוָּ֧ה
NAS: [material] for all the work, which
KJV: to bring for all manner of work, which the LORD
INT: to bring for all the work which had commanded

Exodus 35:31
HEB: וּבְדַ֖עַת וּבְכָל־ מְלָאכָֽה׃
NAS: and in all craftsmanship;
KJV: and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship;
INT: knowledge all craftsmanship

Exodus 35:33
HEB: לַעֲשׂ֖וֹת בְּכָל־ מְלֶ֥אכֶת מַחֲשָֽׁבֶת׃
NAS: in every inventive work.
KJV: to make any manner of cunning work.
INT: to perform every work inventive

Exodus 35:35
HEB: לַעֲשׂוֹת֮ כָּל־ מְלֶ֣אכֶת חָרָ֣שׁ ׀ וְחֹשֵׁב֒
NAS: every work of an engraver
KJV: to work all manner of work, of the engraver,
INT: to perform every work of an engraver A designer

Exodus 35:35
HEB: עֹשֵׂי֙ כָּל־ מְלָאכָ֔ה וְחֹשְׁבֵ֖י מַחֲשָׁבֹֽת׃
NAS: of every work and makers
KJV: any work, and of those that devise
INT: performers of every work and makers of designs

Exodus 36:1
HEB: אֶֽת־ כָּל־ מְלֶ֖אכֶת עֲבֹדַ֣ת הַקֹּ֑דֶשׁ
NAS: all the work in the construction
KJV: how to work all manner of work for the service
INT: shall perform all the work the construction of the sanctuary

167 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4399
167 Occurrences

bam·lā·ḵeṯ — 1 Occ.
bam·mə·lā·ḵāh — 6 Occ.
bim·laḵ·tōw — 3 Occ.
bim·le·ḵeṯ — 4 Occ.
ham·mə·lā·ḵāh — 41 Occ.
lam·mə·lā·ḵāh — 5 Occ.
lim·lā·ḵāh — 5 Occ.
lim·laḵ·tōw — 2 Occ.
lim·le·ḵeṯ — 2 Occ.
mal·’ă·ḵō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
mal·’ă·ḵō·w·ṯe·ḵā — 1 Occ.
mə·lā·ḵāh — 41 Occ.
mə·laḵ·te·ḵā — 4 Occ.
mə·laḵ·tōw — 7 Occ.
mə·le·ḵeṯ — 37 Occ.
mim·mə·laḵ·tōw — 1 Occ.
ū·mə·lā·ḵāh — 1 Occ.
ḇam·mə·lā·ḵāh — 1 Occ.
wə·ham·mə·lā·ḵāh — 3 Occ.
ḇim·laḵ·tōw — 1 Occ.

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