Word Summary
miktab: writing
Original Word: מִכְתָּב
Transliteration: miktab
Phonetic Spelling: (mik-tawb')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: writing
Meaning: a thing written, the characters, a document
Strong's Concordance

From kathab; a thing written, the characters, or a document (letter, copy, edict, poem) -- writing.

see HEBREW kathab


H4385. miktab

מִכְתָּבnoun masculine2 Chronicles 21:12 writing; — absolute ׳מDeuteronomy 10:4 + 5t.; construct מִכְתַּבExodus 32:16 2t.; —

1 = handwriting הוּא אֱלֹהִים מִכְתַּב וְהַמִּכְתָּבExodus 32:16.

2 = thing written, Exodus 39:30 (accusative of congnate meaning with verb with כָּתַב‎), Deuteronomy 10:4; specifically a royal enactment or edict (= כתם כְּתָב4), 2 Chronicles 35:4 "" כְּתָב‎, 36:22 = Ezra 1:1; a prophetic writing 2 Chronicles 21:12.

3 in a title, ׳מ לְחִזְקִיָּהוּIsaiah 38:9 Writing of Hezekiah.