Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
from an unused root meaning to apportion, i.e. bestow
TWOT Reference: 1214a
KJV Translation Count — 211x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. gift, tribute, offering, present, oblation, sacrifice, meat offering
a. gift, present
c. offering (to God)
d. grain offering
Cain and Abel Offering Their Sacrifices
minchah, min-khaw'; from an unused root meaning to apportion, i.e. bestow; a donation; euphemistically, tribute; specifically a sacrificial offering (usually bloodless and voluntary): — gift, oblation, (meat) offering, present, sacrifice.
Concordance Results Using KJV
And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an H4503 unto the LORD.
And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his H4503:
But unto Cain and to his H4503 he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
And he lodged there that same night; and took of that which came to his hand a H4503 for Esau his brother;
Then thou shalt say, They be thy servant Jacob's; it is a H4503 sent unto my lord Esau: and, behold, also he is behind us.
And say ye moreover, Behold, thy servant Jacob is behind us. For he said, I will appease him with the H4503 that goeth before me, and afterward I will see his face; peradventure he will accept of me.
So went the H4503 over before him: and himself lodged that night in the company.
And Jacob said, Nay, I pray thee, if now I have found grace in thy sight, then receive my H4503 at my hand: for therefore I have seen thy face, as though I had seen the face of God, and thou wast pleased with me.
And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a H4503, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:
And the men took that H4503, and they took double money in their hand, and Benjamin; and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.