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Root
מ־ל־ך

From the root מ־ל־ך‎ . Compare Arabic مَمْلَكَة(mamlaka).

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מַמְלָכָה (mamlakháf (plural indefinite מַמְלָכוֹת‎, singular construct מַמְלֶכֶת־‎, plural construct מַמְלְכוֹת־‎)

  1. kingdom
    • 1 Samuel 28:17, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַיַּעַשׂ יְהוָה לוֹ כַּאֲשֶׁר דִּבֶּר בְּיָדִי וַיִּקְרַע יְהוָה אֶת־הַמַּמְלָכָה מִיָּדֶךָ וַיִּתְּנָהּ לְרֵעֲךָ לְדָוִד׃‎‎
      vayá'as YHVH ló ka'ashér dibér b'yadí vayikrá' YHVH 'et-hamamlakhá miyadékha vayit'náh l're'akhá l'davíd.
      And the LORD hath wrought for Himself; as He spoke by me; and the LORD hath rent the kingdom out of thy hand, and given it to thy neighbour, even to David.

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