Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Ambassador, angel, king, a messenger, Hebrew: מֲלְאָךְ, mălʾok (H4397)

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Definition Details

Strong's Number: H4397

Hebrew Base Word: מֲלְאָךְ

Part of speech: Noun Masculine

Usage: Ambassador, angel, king, messenger

Definition: A messenger; specifically, of God, i.e., an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher).

Detailed definition:

  1. Messenger, representative.
    1. Messenger.
    2. Angel.
    3. The theophanic angel.

Derived terms: From an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: mə̆lˈʔok
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: mə̆lˈʔoχ
  3. Transliteration: mălʾok
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: mul-OKE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: mul-OKE

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