Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 2505

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 669d

KJV Translation Count — 43x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: course (33), divisions (8), portions (1), companies (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. division, course, class, share, allotment
a. division, part
b. division, class, course
1. of priests, Levites (technical term of organisation)

Strong's Definitions

machaloqeth, makh-al-o'-keth; from 2505; a section (of Levites, people or soldiers): — company, course, division, portion. See also 5555.

Concordance Results Using KJV

So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the LORD said unto Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their H4256 by their tribes. And the land rested from war.


And these are the kings of the country which Joshua and the children of Israel smote on this side Jordan on the west, from Baalgad in the valley of Lebanon even unto the mount Halak, that goeth up to Seir; which Joshua gave unto the tribes of Israel for a possession according to their H4256;


And Joshua cast lots for them in Shiloh before the LORD: and there Joshua divided the land unto the children of Israel according to their H4256.


And David divided them into H4256s among the sons of Levi, namely, Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.


Now these are the H4256 of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron; Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.


Concerning the H4256 of the porters: Of the Korhites was Meshelemiah the son of Kore, of the sons of Asaph.


Among these were the H4256 of the porters, even among the chief men, having wards one against another, to minister in the house of the LORD.


These are the H4256 of the porters among the sons of Kore, and among the sons of Merari.


Now the children of Israel after their number, to wit, the chief fathers and captains of thousands and hundreds, and their officers that served the king in any matter of the H4256s, which came in and went out month by month throughout all the months of the year, of every H4256 were twenty and four thousand.


Over the first H4256 for the first month was Jashobeam the son of Zabdiel: and in his H4256 were twenty and four thousand.