4421. milchamah
Strong's Concordance
milchamah: a battle, war
Original Word: מִלְחָמָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: milchamah
Phonetic Spelling: (mil-khaw-maw')
Short Definition: battle
מִלְחָמָה819 noun feminine battle, war; — absolute ׳מ Genesis 14:2,8; Exodus 1:10 +; construct מִלְהֶ֫מֶת 1 Samuel 13:22 (מִכְמָשׁ ׳מ ᵐ5 Th We Bu HPS Ew§ 188 cii. 182 > absolute Thes and others); suffix מִלְחַמְתִּי2Chronicles 35:21; מִלְחַמְתְּךָ 2 Samuel 11:25; מִלְחַמְתֶּ֑ךָ Isaiah 41:12, etc.; plural מִלְחָמוֺת Isaiah 42:13 7t. Chronicles, Psalms; construct מִלְחֲמוֺת Judges 3:1 +, etc.; — battle, Genesis 14:8; 1 Samuel 17:1,2,8; 1 Samuel 31:3; 1 Kings 20:14,18,29,39 + often; war, Genesis 14:2; Exodus 1:10; Deuteronomy 20:12; Joshua 11:23; Joshua 14:15; 2 Samuel 3:1 (אֲרֻכָּה וַתְּהִי הַמִּלְחָמָה) +; מִלְחֲמוֺת כְּנָ֑עַן Judges 3:1; ׳סֵפֶד מִלְחֲמֹת י Numbers 21:14 (JE); accusative of congnate meaning with verb with נלחם 1 Samuel 8:20; 2Chronicles 32:8 and (׳מִלְחֲמוֺת י) 1 Samuel 18:17; 1 Samuel 25:28; = art of war, ׳למד מ Isaiah 2:4 learn war = Micah 4:3; ׳למּד מ Judges 3:2 teach war, fighting; ׳מְלַמֵּד יָדַי לַמּ 2 Samuel 22:35 = Psalm 18:35, compare Psalm 144:1; ׳לְמוּדֵי מ 1 Chronicles 5:18, ׳מְלֻמְּדֵי מ Songs 3:8 instructed in war; once = battlefield וַיָּבֹאוּ ׳עַד הַמּ 1 Samuel 14:20 (so KitKauAT). The most frequent phrases are: ׳אִישׁ מ Isaiah 3:2; 1 Samuel 16:18; 1 Samuel 17:33; 2 Samuel 17:8; Ezekiel 39:20; Joshua 17:1 (P), also (collective) Judges 20:17, of ׳י Exodus 15:3 (poem); ׳אַנְשֵׁי הַמּ Joshua 6:3; Joshua 10:24 (both J E), Deuteronomy 2:14,16; Joshua 5:4,6 (all D), Jeremiah 38:4; Jeremiah 39:4; Jeremiah 41:3,16; Jeremiah 49:26; Jeremiah 51:32; Jeremiah 52:7,25, also 1 Kings 9:22; 2 Kings 25:4; Numbers 31:28,49 (P), Joel 4:9; late ׳אַנְשֵׁי מ Joel 2:7; 1 Chronicles 12:39 (38 van d. H) 2Chronicles 8:9; 17:13; אִישׁ מִלְחָמוֺת Isaiah 42:13; 1 Chronicles 28:3; אַנְשֵׁי מִלְחַמְתָּהּ Jeremiah 50:30 her men of war, compare Isaiah 41:12; Ezekiel 27:10,27; אִישׁ מִלְחֲמוּת תֹּעִי 2 Samuel 8:10 a man of battles of Toi, i.e. his frequent opponent (see Dr), = 1 Chronicles 18:10; seldom ׳גִּבּוֺר מ Psalm 24:8 (f ׳י), ׳גִּבּוֺרֵי מ2Chronicles 13:3; שָׂרֵי מִלְחָמוֺת2Chronicles 32:6; ׳עַם הַמּ Joshua 8:1,3; Joshua 10:7; Joshua 11:7, compare Joshua 8:11 (all J E), compare also 1 Samuel 13:16 add. ᵐ5 We Dr, compare Klo; ׳אַנְשֵׁי חַיִל לַמּ Jeremiah 48:14; ׳צְבָא מ battle-host Isaiah 13:4, so ׳הַמּ ׳צ Numbers 31:14 (P); also ׳גְּדוּדֵי צְבָא מ 1 Chronicles 7:4, ׳לַמּ ׳יֹצְאֵי צ 1 Chronicles 7:11 ׳אַנְשֵׁי צָבָא לַמּ 1 Chronicles 12:9 (8 van d. H) ; weapons of war, ׳כְּלֵי (ה)מ Judges 18:11,17; Jeremiah 21:4; Jeremiah 51:20; 1 Chronicles 12:34 (33 van d. H), also figurative 2 Samuel 1:27 ׅ "" (גִבּוֺרִים; ׳כְּלֵי צְבָא מ 1 Chronicles 12:38 (37 van d. H); ׳קֶשֶׁת מ Zechariah 9:10; Zechariah 10:4; כְּלֵי מִלְחַמְתּוֺ his weapons of war 1 Samuel 8:12; Deuteronomy 1:41, compare Judges 18:16; Ezekiel 32:37; ׳דִּבְרֵי הַמּ = the news of the battle 2 Samuel 11:18,19 + 2 Samuel 11:22 add. ᵐ5 The We Klo Dr Bu. Frequently combined with verbs are: ׳עָרַךְ מ draw up battle-line Judges 20:22 +, followed by אֵת with = against Genesis 14:8; Judges 20:20, followed by עִם2Chronicles 13:3; ׳אסר המּ i. e. begin the battle 1 Kings 20:14, compare 2Chronicles 13:3; ׳וַתִּקְרַב הַמּ 1 Kings 20:29 and the battle was joined; ׳עָשָׂה מ make war Proverbs 20:8; Proverbs 24:6; 1 Chronicles 22:8, followed by אֵת with Genesis 14:2; Joshua 11:18 (D), followed by עִם Deuteronomy 20:12,20; 1 Chronicles 5:10,19; עִם ׳יָצָא לַמּ Judges 20:14,20,28, with עַל 1 Kings 8:44; 2Chronicles 6:34; עִם ׳הָלַךְ לַמּ 2 Kings 8:28; עַם ׳נגשׁ לַמּ Judges 20:23, with בְּ 1 Samuel 7:10; 2 Samuel 10:3, absolute Jeremiah 46:3; עִם ׳וַתְּהִי הַמּ 2 Samuel 21:18,19, with בֵּין 2 Samuel 3:1, compare 2 Samuel 3:6 +; ׳קִדַּשׁ מ consecrate war, i.e. open a campaign (with sacred rites, Che) Micah 3:5; Jeremiah 6:4 (both withעל), Joel 4:9; compare ׳הִדְבִּיקָתְהוּ וְהַמּ Judges 20:42 and the battle clung to them; ׳וַתַּעֲלֶה הַמּ Judg 22:35 and the battle rose (high) = 2 Chronicles 18:34; ׳וַתִּטּשׁ הַמּ 1 Samuel 4:2, read ׳וַתֵּט הַמּ (ᵐ5 We Klo Bu, compare Dr) and the battle inclined (in favour of one side); ׳נָפוֺצֶת הַמּ 2 Samuel 18:8 Qr the battle was spread (extended), so read 1 Samuel 14:24 add. ᵐ5 The We Klo Dr; ׳תָּקוּם עָלַי מ Psalm 27:3 if war rise against me; כָּבֵ֑דָה ׳הַמּ Judges 20:34 the battle was severe, compare אֶלשָֿׁאוּל ׳וַתִּכְבַּד הַמּ 1 Samuel 31:3 = 1 Chronicles 10:3 (על for אל); so חֲזָקָה ׳וַתְּהִי הַמּ 1 Samuel 14:52, חָזַק מִמֶּנּוּ ׳הַמּ 2 Kings 3:26; קָשָׁה ׳וַתְּהִי הַמּ 2 Samuel 2:17: compare ׳כֹּבֶד מ Isaiah 21:15, ׳עֱזוּז מ Isaiah 42:25.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
battle, fighting, warrior

From lacham (in the sense of fighting); a battle (i.e. The engagement); generally, war (i.e. Warfare) -- battle, fight(-ing), war((-rior)).

see HEBREW lacham

Forms and Transliterations
בְמִלְחָמָֽה׃ בַּמִּלְחָמָ֑ה בַּמִּלְחָמָ֔ה בַּמִּלְחָמָ֖ה בַּמִּלְחָמָ֗ה בַּמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ בַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה בַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה בַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה בַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ במלחמה במלחמה׃ הַמִּלְחָמ֥וֹת הַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֗ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֜ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֡ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֤ה הַמִּלְחָמָ֤ה ׀ הַמִּלְחָמָ֨ה הַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ הַמִּלְחָמָה֙ הַמִּלְחָמָה֮ המלחמה המלחמה׃ המלחמות וְהַ֨מִּלְחָמָ֔ה וְהַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה וּ֝בְמִלְחָמָ֗ה וּבְמִלְחֲמ֥וֹת וּבְמִלְחָמָ֔ה וּבְמִלְחָמָ֗ה וּמִלְחֲמ֧וֹת וּמִלְחָמ֥וֹת וּמִלְחָמָ֖ה וּמִלְחָמָ֣ה וּמִלְחָמָ֥ה וּמִלְחָמָ֨ה וּמִלְחָמָֽה׃ וּמִלְחָמָה֙ ובמלחמה ובמלחמות והמלחמה ומלחמה ומלחמה׃ ומלחמות כַּמִּלְחָמָ֖ה כמלחמה לְמִלְחָמָ֖ה לְמִלְחָמָ֛ה לַֽמִּלְחָמָ֞ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֗ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֜ה לַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ לַמִּלְחָמָה֒ לַמִּלְחָמָה֙ למלחמה למלחמה׃ מִ֝לְחָמָ֗ה מִלְחֲמ֣וֹת מִלְחֲמ֤וֹת מִלְחֲמ֥וֹת מִלְחֲמֹ֣ת מִלְחֲמֹתֵ֑נוּ מִלְחֲמֹתֵֽנוּ׃ מִלְחֲמֹתָ֖יו מִלְחֶ֔מֶת מִלְחַמְתְּךָ֧ מִלְחַמְתִּ֔י מִלְחַמְתֵּ֑ךְ מִלְחַמְתֵּ֜ךְ מִלְחַמְתֶּֽךָ׃ מִלְחַמְתָּ֔ם מִלְחַמְתָּ֥הּ מִלְחַמְתָּם֩ מִלְחַמְתּ֔וֹ מִלְחַמְתּ֖וֹ מִלְחָמ֖וֹת מִלְחָמ֛וֹת מִלְחָמָ֑ה מִלְחָמָ֔ה מִלְחָמָ֖ה מִלְחָמָ֗ה מִלְחָמָ֛ה מִלְחָמָ֜ה מִלְחָמָ֥ה מִלְחָמָֽה׃ מִלְחָמָה֙ מִלְחָמָה֮ מִלְחָמֽוֹת׃ מִלְחָמוֹת֮ מִמִּלְחָמָֽה׃ מלחמה מלחמה׃ מלחמות מלחמות׃ מלחמת מלחמתה מלחמתו מלחמתי מלחמתיו מלחמתך מלחמתך׃ מלחמתם מלחמתנו מלחמתנו׃ ממלחמה׃ עַל־ על־ ‘al- al bam·mil·ḥā·māh ḇam·mil·ḥā·māh bammilchaMah bammilḥāmāh ḇammilḥāmāh ḇə·mil·ḥā·māh ḇəmilḥāmāh ham·mil·ḥā·māh ham·mil·ḥā·mō·wṯ hammilchaMah hammilchaMot hammilḥāmāh hammilḥāmōwṯ kam·mil·ḥā·māh kammilchaMah kammilḥāmāh lam·mil·ḥā·māh lammilchaMah lammilḥāmāh lə·mil·ḥā·māh lemilchaMah ləmilḥāmāh mil·ḥā·māh mil·ḥă·mō·ṯāw mil·ḥă·mō·ṯê·nū mil·ḥă·mō·wṯ mil·ḥā·mō·wṯ mil·ḥă·mōṯ mil·ḥam·tāh mil·ḥam·tām mil·ḥam·te·ḵā mil·ḥam·tə·ḵā mil·ḥam·têḵ mil·ḥam·tî mil·ḥam·tōw mil·ḥe·meṯ milchaMah milchaMot milchamoTav milchamoTenu milchamTah milchamTam milchamTech milchamteCha milchamTi milchamTo milChemet milḥāmāh milḥămōṯ milḥămōṯāw milḥămōṯênū milḥămōwṯ milḥāmōwṯ milḥamtāh milḥamtām milḥamtêḵ milḥamteḵā milḥamtəḵā milḥamtî milḥamtōw milḥemeṯ mim·mil·ḥā·māh mimilchaMah mimmilḥāmāh ū·ḇə·mil·ḥā·māh ū·ḇə·mil·ḥă·mō·wṯ ū·mil·ḥā·māh ū·mil·ḥă·mō·wṯ ū·mil·ḥā·mō·wṯ ūḇəmilḥāmāh ūḇəmilḥămōwṯ umilchaMah umilchaMot ūmilḥāmāh ūmilḥămōwṯ ūmilḥāmōwṯ uvemilchaMah uvemilchaMot vammilchaMah vehammilchaMah vemilchaMah wə·ham·mil·ḥā·māh wəhammilḥāmāh
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Strong's Hebrew 4421
319 Occurrences

‘al- — 1 Occ.
bam·mil·ḥā·māh — 32 Occ.
ham·mil·ḥā·māh — 69 Occ.
ham·mil·ḥā·mō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
kam·mil·ḥā·māh — 1 Occ.
lam·mil·ḥā·māh — 68 Occ.
lə·mil·ḥā·māh — 2 Occ.
mil·ḥā·māh — 92 Occ.
mil·ḥă·mōṯ — 12 Occ.
mil·ḥă·mō·ṯāw — 1 Occ.
mil·ḥă·mō·ṯê·nū — 2 Occ.
mil·ḥam·tāh — 1 Occ.
mil·ḥam·tām — 2 Occ.
mil·ḥam·têḵ — 2 Occ.
mil·ḥam·tə·ḵā — 2 Occ.
mil·ḥam·tî — 1 Occ.
mil·ḥam·tōw — 2 Occ.
mil·ḥe·meṯ — 1 Occ.
mim·mil·ḥā·māh — 2 Occ.
ū·mil·ḥā·māh — 10 Occ.
ū·mil·ḥā·mō·wṯ — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇə·mil·ḥā·māh — 3 Occ.
ū·ḇə·mil·ḥă·mō·wṯ — 1 Occ.
ḇam·mil·ḥā·māh — 5 Occ.
wə·ham·mil·ḥā·māh — 3 Occ.
ḇə·mil·ḥā·māh — 1 Occ.

Genesis 14:2
HEB: עָשׂ֣וּ מִלְחָמָ֗ה אֶת־ בֶּ֙רַע֙
NAS: [that] they made war with Bera king
KJV: [That these] made war with Bera
INT: made war with Bera

Genesis 14:8
HEB: וַיַּֽעַרְכ֤וּ אִתָּם֙ מִלְחָמָ֔ה בְּעֵ֖מֶק הַשִּׂדִּֽים׃
NAS: out; and they arrayed for battle against
KJV: and they joined battle with them in the vale
INT: arrayed against battle the valley of Siddim

Exodus 1:10
HEB: כִּֽי־ תִקְרֶ֤אנָה מִלְחָמָה֙ וְנוֹסַ֤ף גַּם־
NAS: and in the event of war, they will also
KJV: and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they
INT: for out of war join will also

Exodus 13:17
HEB: הָעָ֛ם בִּרְאֹתָ֥ם מִלְחָמָ֖ה וְשָׁ֥בוּ מִצְרָֽיְמָה׃
NAS: when they see war, and return
KJV: when they see war, and they return
INT: the people see war and return to Egypt

Exodus 15:3
HEB: יְהוָ֖ה אִ֣ישׁ מִלְחָמָ֑ה יְהוָ֖ה שְׁמֽוֹ׃
NAS: The LORD is a warrior; The LORD
KJV: [is] a man of war: the LORD
INT: the LORD a man warrior the LORD is his name

Exodus 17:16
HEB: כֵּ֣ס יָ֔הּ מִלְחָמָ֥ה לַיהוָ֖ה בַּֽעֲמָלֵ֑ק
NAS: the LORD will have war against Amalek
KJV: [that] the LORD [will have] war with Amalek
INT: sworn the LORD war the LORD Amalek

Exodus 32:17
HEB: מֹשֶׁ֔ה ק֥וֹל מִלְחָמָ֖ה בַּֽמַּחֲנֶה׃
NAS: There is a sound of war in the camp.
KJV: [There is] a noise of war in the camp.
INT: Moses sound of war the camp

Numbers 10:9
HEB: וְכִֽי־ תָבֹ֨אוּ מִלְחָמָ֜ה בְּאַרְצְכֶ֗ם עַל־
NAS: you go to war in your land
KJV: And if ye go to war in your land
INT: When go to war your land against

Numbers 21:14
HEB: יֵֽאָמַ֔ר בְּסֵ֖פֶר מִלְחֲמֹ֣ת יְהוָ֑ה אֶת־
NAS: in the Book of the Wars of the LORD,
KJV: in the book of the wars of the LORD,
INT: is said the Book of the Wars of the LORD Waheb

Numbers 21:33
HEB: וְכָל־ עַמּ֛וֹ לַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה אֶדְרֶֽעִי׃
NAS: his people, for battle at Edrei.
KJV: them, he, and all his people, to the battle at Edrei.
INT: all his people battle Edrei

Numbers 31:14
HEB: הַבָּאִ֖ים מִצְּבָ֥א הַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃
NAS: who had come from service in the war.
KJV: which came from the battle.
INT: had come service the war

Numbers 31:21
HEB: הַצָּבָ֔א הַבָּאִ֖ים לַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה זֹ֚את חֻקַּ֣ת
NAS: who had gone to battle, This
KJV: which went to the battle, This [is] the ordinance
INT: of war had gone to battle likewise is the statute

Numbers 31:27
HEB: בֵּ֚ין תֹּפְשֵׂ֣י הַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה הַיֹּצְאִ֖ים לַצָּבָ֑א
NAS: between the warriors who went
KJV: between them that took the war upon them, who went out
INT: between took the warriors went to battle

Numbers 31:28
HEB: מֵאֵ֞ת אַנְשֵׁ֤י הַמִּלְחָמָה֙ הַיֹּצְאִ֣ים לַצָּבָ֔א
NAS: from the men of war who went
KJV: of the men of war which went out
INT: the LORD the men of war went to battle

Numbers 31:49
HEB: רֹ֛אשׁ אַנְשֵׁ֥י הַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה אֲשֶׁ֣ר בְּיָדֵ֑נוּ
NAS: of men of war who
KJV: of the men of war which [are] under our charge,
INT: A census of men of war who our charge

Numbers 32:6
HEB: הַאַֽחֵיכֶ֗ם יָבֹ֙אוּ֙ לַמִּלְחָמָ֔ה וְאַתֶּ֖ם תֵּ֥שְׁבוּ
NAS: go to war while you yourselves
KJV: go to war, and shall ye sit
INT: shall your brothers go to war you sit

Numbers 32:20
HEB: לִפְנֵ֥י יְהוָ֖ה לַמִּלְחָמָֽה׃
NAS: the LORD for the war,
KJV: before the LORD to war,
INT: before the LORD the war

Numbers 32:27
HEB: לִפְנֵ֥י יְהוָ֖ה לַמִּלְחָמָ֑ה כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר אֲדֹנִ֖י
NAS: of the LORD to battle, just
KJV: the LORD to battle, as my lord
INT: the presence of the LORD to battle my lord

Numbers 32:29
HEB: כָּל־ חָל֤וּץ לַמִּלְחָמָה֙ לִפְנֵ֣י יְהוָ֔ה
NAS: who is armed for battle, will cross with you over
KJV: every man armed to battle, before
INT: everyone is armed battle the presence of the LORD

Deuteronomy 1:41
HEB: אֶת־ כְּלֵ֣י מִלְחַמְתּ֔וֹ וַתָּהִ֖ינוּ לַעֲלֹ֥ת
NAS: on his weapons of war, and regarded it as easy
KJV: his weapons of war, ye were ready
INT: and every his weapons of war and regarded to go

Deuteronomy 2:9
HEB: תִּתְגָּ֥ר בָּ֖ם מִלְחָמָ֑ה כִּ֠י לֹֽא־
NAS: provoke them to war, for I will not give
KJV: neither contend with them in battle: for I will not give
INT: nor provoke to war because I will not

Deuteronomy 2:14
HEB: הַדּ֜וֹר אַנְשֵׁ֤י הַמִּלְחָמָה֙ מִקֶּ֣רֶב הַֽמַּחֲנֶ֔ה
NAS: of the men of war perished
KJV: of the men of war were wasted out
INT: the generation of the men of war within the camp

Deuteronomy 2:16
HEB: כָּל־ אַנְשֵׁ֧י הַמִּלְחָמָ֛ה לָמ֖וּת מִקֶּ֥רֶב
NAS: the men of war had finally perished
KJV: So it came to pass, when all the men of war were consumed
INT: all the men of war and dead among

Deuteronomy 2:24
HEB: וְהִתְגָּ֥ר בּ֖וֹ מִלְחָמָֽה׃
NAS: and contend with him in battle.
KJV: [it], and contend with him in battle.
INT: to take and contend battle

Deuteronomy 2:32
HEB: וְכָל־ עַמּ֛וֹ לַמִּלְחָמָ֖ה יָֽהְצָה׃
NAS: out to meet us in battle at Jahaz.
KJV: us, he and all his people, to fight at Jahaz.
INT: all his people battle Jahaz

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