מגדּלה מגדּל 


migdal; mig-dawl' also (in pl.) fem. migdalah



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1431, Greek 3093 Magdala

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 315f, 315g

KJV Translation Count — 50x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: tower (47), castles (1), flowers (1), pulpit (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. tower
a. tower
b. elevated stage, pulpit
c. raised bed

Strong's Definitions

migdal, mig-dawl'; also (in plural) feminine migdalah, mig-daw- law'; from 1431; a tower (from its size or height); by analogy, a rostrum; figuratively, a (pyramidal) bed of flowers: — castle, flower, tower. Compare the names following.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a H4026, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.


And the LORD came down to see the city and the H4026, which the children of men builded.


And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the H4026 of Edar.


And he spake also unto the men of Penuel, saying, When I come again in peace, I will break down this H4026.


And he beat down the H4026 of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.


And when all the men of the H4026 of Shechem heard that, they entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.


And it was told Abimelech, that all the men of the H4026 of Shechem were gathered together.


And all the people likewise cut down every man his bough, and followed Abimelech, and put them to the hold, and set the hold on fire upon them; so that all the men of the H4026 of Shechem died also, about a thousand men and women.


But there was a strong H4026 within the city, and thither fled all the men and women, and all they of the city, and shut it to them, and gat them up to the top of the H4026.


And Abimelech came unto the H4026, and fought against it, and went hard unto the door of the H4026 to burn it with fire.


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