4420. melechah
Strong's Concordance
melechah: saltiness, barrenness
Original Word: מְלֵחָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: melechah
Phonetic Spelling: (mel-ay-khaw')
Definition: saltiness, barrenness
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as melach
Definition
saltiness, barrenness
NASB Translation
salt (1), salt land (1), salt waste (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מְלֵחָה noun feminine saltness, barrenness; — Job 39:6 ("" עֲרָבָה) as dwelling-place of wild ass, salt-plain; אֶרֶץ מְלֵחָה Jeremiah 17:6 ("" לֹא תֵשֵׁב); Psalm 107:34 (opposed to אֶרֶץ מְּרִי).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
barren land, salt land

From malach (in its denominative sense); properly, salted (i.e. Land ('erets being understood)), i.e. A desert -- barren land(-ness), salt (land).

see HEBREW malach

see HEBREW 'erets

Forms and Transliterations
לִמְלֵחָ֑ה למלחה מְלֵֽחָה׃ מְלֵחָ֖ה מלחה מלחה׃ lim·lê·ḥāh limleChah limlêḥāh mə·lê·ḥāh meLechah məlêḥāh
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Englishman's Concordance
Job 39:6
HEB: בֵית֑וֹ וּֽמִשְׁכְּנוֹתָ֥יו מְלֵֽחָה׃
NAS: for a home And the salt land for his dwelling place?
KJV: the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.
INT: A home his dwelling and the salt

Psalm 107:34
HEB: אֶ֣רֶץ פְּ֭רִי לִמְלֵחָ֑ה מֵ֝רָעַ֗ת יֹ֣שְׁבֵי
NAS: land into a salt waste, Because
KJV: land into barrenness, for the wickedness
INT: land A fruitful A salt the wickedness dwell

Jeremiah 17:6
HEB: בַּמִּדְבָּ֔ר אֶ֥רֶץ מְלֵחָ֖ה וְלֹ֥א תֵשֵֽׁב׃
NAS: A land of salt without
KJV: in the wilderness, [in] a salt land
INT: the wilderness A land of salt without inhabitant

3 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 4420
3 Occurrences


lim·lê·ḥāh — 1 Occ.
mə·lê·ḥāh — 2 Occ.










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