6418. pelek
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pelek: whorl of a spindle, a district
Original Word: פֶּ֫לֶך
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: pelek
Phonetic Spelling: (peh'-lek)
Short Definition: district

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
whorl of a spindle, a district
NASB Translation
distaff (1), district (8), spindle (1).

מֶּ֫לֶךְ noun [masculine]

1 whirl of spindle.

2 district (properly circle, circuit); — absolute ׳פ 2 Samuel 3:29, מָּ֑לֶךְ Proverbs 31:19; construct מֶּלֶךְ Nehemiah 3:9 +; suffix מִּלְכּוֺ Nehemiah 3:17; —

1 whirl of spindle, 2 Samuel 3:29 (probably, see Dr), Proverbs 31:19 ("" כִּישׁוֺר).

2 district, Nehemiah 3:9,12,14,15,16,17 (twice in verse); Nehemiah 3:18.

distaff, participle

From an unused root meaning to be round; a circuit (i.e. District); also a spindle (as whirled); hence, a crutch -- (di-)staff, participle

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