4256. machaloqeth
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machaloqeth: division, course
Original Word: מַחֲלֹ֫קֶת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: machaloqeth
Phonetic Spelling: (makh-al-o'-keth)
Short Definition: divisions

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chalaq
division, course
NASB Translation
division (17), divisions (24), escape (1), portions (1).

מַחֲלֹ֫קֶת noun feminine division, course (almost wholly Chronicles) — ׳מ absolute 1 Chronicles 27:1,2; construct 1 Chronicles 27:4; suffix מַחֲלֻקְתּוֺ 1 Chronicles 27:2 14t. 1 Chronicles 27; absolute מַחְלְקוֺת 1 Chronicles 23:6 6t. Chronicles + 1 Samuel 23:28 (see below); construct id. 1 Chronicles 26:12 5t. Chronicles + Nehemiah 11:36; suffix מַחְלְקוֺתֵיכֶם2Chronicles 35:4; מַחְלְקוֺתֵיהֶם2Chronicles 31:16,17; מַחְלְקוֺתָם 1 Chronicles 24:1 3t. in Chronicles; מַחְלְקֹתָם Joshua 11:23; Joshua 12:7; Joshua 18:10; Ezekiel 48:29; —

1 division, part, of land assigned to the several tribes of Israel Joshua 11:23; Joshua 12:7 ( both D) Joshua 18:10 (J E; others, divisions of Israel, but see) Ezekiel 48:29.

2 techn. term of organization of priests and Levites (late), 1 Chronicles 23:6; 1 Chronicles 24:1; 1 Chronicles 26:1,12,19; 2Chronicles 8:14 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 31:2 (twice in verse); 2Chronicles 35:4,10; Nehemiah 11:36 25t. in Chronicles, + (of royal officials) 1 Chronicles 28:1סֶלַע הַמַּחְלְקוֺת proper name 1 Samuel 23:28 was popularly connected with this √, = rock of divisions, where Saul and David parted from neighbourhood of each other (Dr) so Vrss Th and others; Bö Klo, where their forces lay divided from each other; originally connection was perhaps with II. חלק, smooth, slippery; Ges De W Ke and others explanation here as rock of escapes, but this meaning for חלק dubious.

company, course, division, portion

From chalaq; a section (of Levites, people or soldiers) -- company, course, division, portion. See also Cela' ham-machlqowth.

see HEBREW chalaq

see HEBREW Cela' ham-machlqowth

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