4456. malqosh
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malqosh: latter rain, spring rain
Original Word: מַלְקוֹשׁ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: malqosh
Phonetic Spelling: (mal-koshe')
Short Definition: rain

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as leqesh
latter rain, spring rain
NASB Translation
late (1), latter rain (1), rain* (1), spring rain (6).

מַלְקוֺשׁ noun masculineJeremiah 3:3 latter-rain, spring-rain (i.e. showers of March-April; important, as strengthening and maturing crops); ׳מ Hosea 6:3 7t.; — related to גֶּשֶׁם as particular to General, opposed to יוֺרֶה (former rain, q. v.): Hosea 6:3; Jeremiah 5:24; so opposed to מוֺרֶה Joel 2:23; particular under מָטָר Deuteronomy 11:14 (opposed to יוֺרֶה), Zechariah 10:1 (+ מְטַרגֶּֿשֶׁם), Job 29:23; "" רְבִבִים Jeremiah 3:3; ׳עָב מ Proverbs 16:15 spring-rain-cloud (simile of king's favour).

latter rain

From laqash; the spring rain (compare leqesh); figuratively, eloquence -- latter rain.

see HEBREW laqash

see HEBREW leqesh

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