Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
TWOT Reference: 673d, 673e
KJV Translation Count — 13x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. desire, desirable thing, pleasant thing
machmad, makh-mawd'; from 2530; delightful; hence, a delight, i.e. object of affection or desire: — beloved, desire, goodly, lovely, pleasant (thing).
Concordance Results Using KJV
Yet I will send my servants unto thee to morrow about this time, and they shall search thine house, and the houses of thy servants; and it shall be, that whatsoever is H4261 in thine eyes, they shall put it in their hand, and take it away.
And they burnt the house of God, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem, and burnt all the palaces thereof with fire, and destroyed all the H4261 vessels thereof.
His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether H4261. This is my H4261, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.
Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned up with fire: and all our H4261 H4261s are laid waste.
The adversary hath spread out his hand upon all her H4261 H4261s: for she hath seen that the heathen entered into her sanctuary, whom thou didst command that they should not enter into thy congregation.
All her people sigh, they seek bread; they have given their H4261 H4261s for meat to relieve the soul: see, O LORD, and consider; for I am become vile.
He hath bent his bow like an enemy: he stood with his right hand as an adversary, and slew all that were H4261 to the eye in the tabernacle of the daughter of Zion: he poured out his fury like fire.
Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the H4261 of thine eyes with a stroke: yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down.
Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellency of your strength, the H4261 of your eyes, and that which your soul pitieth; and your sons and your daughters whom ye have left shall fall by the sword.
Also, thou son of man, shall it not be in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the H4261 of their eyes, and that whereupon they set their minds, their sons and their daughters,