Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy
TWOT Reference: 1068a
KJV Translation Count — 214x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. messenger, representative
c. the theophanic angel
mal'ak, mal-awk'; from an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy; a messenger; specifically, of God, i.e. an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher): — ambassador, angel, king, messenger.
Concordance Results Using KJV
And the H4397 of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.
And the H4397 of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
And the H4397 of the LORD said unto her, I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
And the H4397 of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.
And there came two H4397s to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;
And when the morning arose, then the H4397s hastened Lot, saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed in the iniquity of the city.
And God heard the voice of the lad; and the H4397 of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is.
And the H4397 of the LORD called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham: and he said, Here am I.
And the H4397 of the LORD called unto Abraham out of heaven the second time,
The LORD God of heaven, which took me from my father's house, and from the land of my kindred, and which spake unto me, and that sware unto me, saying, Unto thy seed will I give this land; he shall send his H4397 before thee, and thou shalt take a wife unto my son from thence.