Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
from the same as 4397
TWOT Reference: 1068b
KJV Translation Count — 167x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. occupation, work, business
a. occupation, business
c. work (something done or made)
e. service, use
f. public business
mla'kah, mel-aw-kaw'; from the same as 4397; properly, deputyship, i.e. ministry; generally, employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor): — business, + cattle, + industrious, occupation, (+ -pied), + officer, thing (made), use, (manner of) work((-man), manship).
Concordance Results Using KJV
And on the seventh day God ended his H4399 which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his H4399 which he had made.
And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his H4399 which God created and made.
Let my lord, I pray thee, pass over before his servant: and I will lead on softly, according as the H4399 that goeth before me and the children be able to endure, until I come unto my lord unto Seir.
And it came to pass about this time, that Joseph went into the house to do his H4399; and there was none of the men of the house there within.
And in the first day there shall be an holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of H4399 shall be done in them, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you.
Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy H4399:
But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any H4399, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy H4399, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:
If the thief be not found, then the master of the house shall be brought unto the judges, to see whether he have put his hand unto his neighbour's H4399.
Then shall an oath of the LORD be between them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his neighbour's H4399; and the owner of it shall accept thereof, and he shall not make it good.
And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of H4399manship,