Strong's Hebrew: 4457. מֶלְקָחַ֫יִם (melqach or malqach) -- tongs, snuffers
4457. melqach or malqach
Strong's Concordance
melqach or malqach: tongs, snuffers
Original Word: מֶלְקָחַ֫יִם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: melqach or malqach
Phonetic Spelling: (mel-kawkh')
Short Definition: snuffers
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from laqach
Definition
tongs, snuffers
NASB Translation
snuffers (3), tongs (3).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
מֶלְקָחַ֫יִם, [מַלְקָחַיִם] noun [masculine] dual tongs, snuffers; —

1 tongs used at altar of temple, for lifting coal, in Isaiah's vision, Isaiah 6:6.

2 lamp snuffers, in temple 1 Kings 7:49 2Chronicles 4:21; in tabernacle suffix ( reference to lamp-stand, מְנוֺרָה) מַלְקָחֶיהָ Exodus 25:38; Exodus 37:23; Numbers 4:9 (all P).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
snuffers, tongs

Or malqach {mal-kawkh'}; from laqach; (only in dual) tweezers -- snuffers, tongs.

see HEBREW laqach

Forms and Transliterations
בְּמֶ֨לְקַחַ֔יִם במלקחים וְהַמֶּלְקַחַ֖יִם וּמַלְקָחֶ֥יהָ והמלקחים ומלקחיה מַלְקָחֶ֖יהָ מלקחיה bə·mel·qa·ḥa·yim beMelkaChayim bəmelqaḥayim mal·qā·ḥe·hā malkaCheiha malqāḥehā ū·mal·qā·ḥe·hā umalkaCheiha ūmalqāḥehā vehammelkaChayim wə·ham·mel·qa·ḥa·yim wəhammelqaḥayim
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Strong's Hebrew 4457
6 Occurrences


bə·mel·qa·ḥa·yim — 1 Occ.
mal·qā·ḥe·hā — 1 Occ.
ū·mal·qā·ḥe·hā — 2 Occ.
wə·ham·mel·qa·ḥa·yim — 2 Occ.

Exodus 25:38
HEB: וּמַלְקָחֶ֥יהָ וּמַחְתֹּתֶ֖יהָ זָהָ֥ב
NAS: Its snuffers and their trays
KJV: And the tongs thereof, and the snuffdishes
INT: snuffers and their trays gold

Exodus 37:23
HEB: נֵרֹתֶ֖יהָ שִׁבְעָ֑ה וּמַלְקָחֶ֥יהָ וּמַחְתֹּתֶ֖יהָ זָהָ֥ב
NAS: lamps with its snuffers and its trays
KJV: lamps, and his snuffers, and his snuffdishes,
INT: lamps seven snuffers trays gold

Numbers 4:9
HEB: נֵ֣רֹתֶ֔יהָ וְאֶת־ מַלְקָחֶ֖יהָ וְאֶת־ מַחְתֹּתֶ֑יהָ
NAS: along with its lamps and its snuffers, and its trays
KJV: and his lamps, and his tongs, and his snuffdishes,
INT: the light lamps snuffers trays and all

1 Kings 7:49
HEB: וְהַפֶּ֧רַח וְהַנֵּרֹ֛ת וְהַמֶּלְקַחַ֖יִם זָהָֽב׃
NAS: and the lamps and the tongs, of gold;
KJV: and the lamps, and the tongs [of] gold,
INT: and the flowers and the lamps and the tongs of gold

2 Chronicles 4:21
HEB: וְהַפֶּ֧רַח וְהַנֵּר֛וֹת וְהַמֶּלְקַחַ֖יִם זָהָ֑ב ה֖וּא
NAS: the lamps, and the tongs of gold,
KJV: and the lamps, and the tongs, [made he of] gold,
INT: the flowers the lamps and the tongs of gold he

Isaiah 6:6
HEB: וּבְיָד֖וֹ רִצְפָּ֑ה בְּמֶ֨לְקַחַ֔יִם לָקַ֖ח מֵעַ֥ל
NAS: from the altar with tongs.
KJV: [which] he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:
INT: his hand A burning tongs had taken from

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