Strong's Hebrew: 4446. מְלֶ֫כֶת (meleketh) -- queen
4446. meleketh
Strong's Concordance
meleketh: queen
Original Word: מְלֶ֫כֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: meleketh
Phonetic Spelling: (mel-eh'-keth)
Short Definition: queen
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as melek
Definition
queen
NASB Translation
queen (5).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מְלֶ֫כֶת noun feminine queen (form difficult; compare Ol§ 147 dii, 169 n. GieJeremiah 7:18 BaNB 165, Anm. 2; ZMG xii. 1887, 606); — only construct הַשָּׁמַיִם ׳מ Jeremiah 7:18 4t. Jeremiah = queen of the heavens, a goddess; identification dubious; perhaps= Ištar, Venus, compare Schrbelow and others; (> = מְלֶאכֶת (Manuscripts), construct of מְלָאכָה (see לאך), worship of the heavens (CastLex. Syr.), or creative work of the heavens, collective = ׳צְבָא הַשּׁ host of heaven, Stabelow (compare ᵐ5); see SchrCOT Jeremiah 7:18; SBAk 1886, 477 ff., ZA iii. 1888, 353 ff., iv. 1889, 74 ff. StaZAW 1886,123 ff. 289 ff. KueGes. Abh. 186 ff. WeSkizzen iii. 38ZMG xli. 1889, 710 f. RSSemitic i. 57, 172 (ed. 2, 57, 189) GrünbZMG xiii.1888, 45); — only as worshipped by people of Jerusalem ׳הַשּׁ ׳לַעֲשׂוֺת כַּוָּנִים לִמְ Jeremiah 7:18 ("" הַסֵּךְ נְסָכִים לֵאלֹהִים אֲחֵרִים); ׳הַשּׁ ׳לְקַטֵּר לִמ Jeremiah 44:17,18,19,25 (all "" הַסֵּךְ לָהּ נְסָכִים).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
queen

From malak; a queen -- queen.

see HEBREW malak

Forms and Transliterations
לִמְלֶ֣כֶת לִמְלֶ֧כֶת למלכת lim·le·ḵeṯ limLechet limleḵeṯ
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Strong's Hebrew 4446
5 Occurrences


lim·le·ḵeṯ — 5 Occ.

Jeremiah 7:18
HEB: לַעֲשׂ֨וֹת כַּוָּנִ֜ים לִמְלֶ֣כֶת הַשָּׁמַ֗יִם וְהַסֵּ֤ךְ
NAS: cakes for the queen of heaven;
KJV: cakes to the queen of heaven,
INT: to make cakes the queen of heaven and pour

Jeremiah 44:17
HEB: מִפִּ֗ינוּ לְקַטֵּ֞ר לִמְלֶ֣כֶת הַשָּׁמַיִם֮ וְהַסֵּֽיךְ־
NAS: by burning sacrifices to the queen of heaven
KJV: to burn incense unto the queen of heaven,
INT: our mouths burning to the queen of heaven and pouring

Jeremiah 44:18
HEB: חָדַ֜לְנוּ לְקַטֵּ֨ר לִמְלֶ֧כֶת הַשָּׁמַ֛יִם וְהַסֵּֽךְ־
NAS: burning sacrifices to the queen of heaven
KJV: to burn incense to the queen of heaven,
INT: stopped burning to the queen of heaven and pouring

Jeremiah 44:19
HEB: אֲנַ֤חְנוּ מְקַטְּרִים֙ לִמְלֶ֣כֶת הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וּלְהַסֵּ֥ךְ
NAS: we were burning sacrifices to the queen of heaven
KJV: And when we burned incense to the queen of heaven,
INT: we were burning to the queen of heaven and were pouring

Jeremiah 44:25
HEB: נָדַ֙רְנוּ֙ לְקַטֵּר֙ לִמְלֶ֣כֶת הַשָּׁמַ֔יִם וּלְהַסֵּ֥ךְ
NAS: to burn sacrifices to the queen of heaven
KJV: to burn incense to the queen of heaven,
INT: have vowed to burn to the queen of heaven and pour

5 Occurrences

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