4455. malqowach
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malqowach: booty
Original Word: מַלְק֫וֹחַ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: malqowach
Phonetic Spelling: (mal-ko'-akh)
Short Definition: booty

I. מַלְקוֺחַ noun masculineIsaiah 49:25 booty, prey (compare לָקַח

9); — ׳הֲיֻקַּח מִגִּבּוֺר מ Isaiah 49:24 ("" שְׁבִי), compare Isaiah 49:25 ("" id.); Numbers 31:26 ("" id.), Numbers 31:11 ("" שָׁלָל), Numbers 31:12 ("" id. + שְׁבִי, i.e. here, only, distinguished from captives), Numbers 31:32 ("" יֶתֶר הַבָּ֔ז), Numbers 31:27.

II. [מַלְקוֺחַ] noun [masculine] jaw (as taking, seizing food); — dual suffix וּלְשׁוֺנִי מֻדְבָּק מַלְקוֺחָ֑י Psalm 22:16 and my tongue is made to cleave to my jaws, i.e. my gums.

booty, jaws, prey

From laqach; transitively (in dual) the jaws (as taking food); intransitively, spoil (and captives) (as taken) -- booty, jaws, prey.

see HEBREW laqach

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