Strong's Hebrew: 4720 מקּדשׁ מקדּשׁ  (miqdash; mik-dawsh' or miqqdash (Exodus 15:17)) - sanctuary, holy place, chapel, hallowed part


מקּדשׁ מקדּשׁ 


miqdash; mik-dawsh' or miqqdash (Exodus 15:17)



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 6942

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1990f

KJV Translation Count — 74x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: sanctuary (69), holy place (3), chapel (1), hallowed part (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. sacred place, sanctuary, holy place
a. sanctuary
1. of the temple
2. of the tabernacle
3. of Ezekiel's temple
4. of Jehovah

Strong's Definitions

miqdash, mik-dawsh'; or miqqdash, (Exodus 15:17) mik-ked-awsh'; from 6942; a consecrated thing or place, especially, a palace, sanctuary (whether of Jehovah or of idols) or asylum: — chapel, hallowed part, holy place, sanctuary.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the H4720, O LORD, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in, in the H4720, O Lord, which thy hands have established.


And let them make me a H4720; that I may dwell among them.


And she shall then continue in the blood of her purifying three and thirty days; she shall touch no H4720 thing, nor come into the H4720, until the days of her purifying be fulfilled.


And he shall make an atonement for the H4720 H4720, and he shall make an atonement for the tabernacle of the congregation, and for the altar, and he shall make an atonement for the priests, and for all the people of the congregation.


Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my H4720: I am the LORD.


And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my H4720, and to profane my H4720 name.


Neither shall he go out of the H4720, nor profane the H4720 of his God; for the crown of the anointing oil of his God is upon him: I am the LORD.


Only he shall not go in unto the vail, nor come nigh unto the altar, because he hath a blemish; that he profane not my sanctuaries: for I the LORD do sanctify them.


Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my H4720: I am the LORD.


And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.