Word Summary
miqdash or miqqedash: a sacred place, sanctuary
Original Word: מִקְדָּשׁ
Transliteration: miqdash or miqqedash
Phonetic Spelling: (mik-dawsh')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a sacred place, sanctuary
Meaning: a consecrated thing, place, a palace, sanctuary, asylum
Strong's Concordance
chapel, hallowed part, holy place, sanctuary

Or miqqdash (Exod. 15:17) {mik-ked-awsh'}; from qadash; a consecrated thing or place, especially, a palace, sanctuary (whether of Jehovah or of idols) or asylum -- chapel, hallowed part, holy place, sanctuary.

see HEBREW qadash


H4720. miqdash

or miqqedash מִקְדָּשׁnoun masculineAmos 7:9 sacred place, sanctuary; — ׳מExodus 25:8 +; מִקְּדָשׁ15:17 (Ges§ 20hii. 1, 471); construct מִקְדַּשׁLeviticus 16:33 +; suffix מִקְדָּשִׁי20:3 +, etc., מִקְדְּשׁוֺNumbers 18:29 (Köii. 1, 97); plural מִקְדָּשִׁיםEzekiel 21:7, construct מִקְדְּשֵׁיJeremiah 51:51 2t.; suffix מִקְדָּשַׁיLeviticus 21:23; מְקַדְשֵׁיהֶםEzekiel 7:24 (on anomalous pointing see Ew§ 215 a Hi-Sm; but probably

Pi`el Participle was in mind, Ges§ 93oo Anm.; < read מִקְדְּשֵׁיהֶם‎); etc.; —

1 old Israel sanctuaries: of ׳י‎ at Shechem Joshua 24:26 (E); probably also Exodus 15:17 (i.e. Shiloh); plural of sanct. to be destroyed by ׳יLeviticus 26:31 (H); יִשׂ ׳מִקְדְּשֵׁי‎ in Northern Israel Amos 7:9; מִקְדַּשׁמֶֿלֶךְ‎ vAmos 7:13 (Bethel).

2 of the nations: Moab Isaiah 16:12 plural of Tyre Ezekiel 28:18 (Co Toy [not Berthol Krae] read קָדְשְׁךָthy sanctity).

3 tabernacle and its precincts Exodus 25:8 (P) +; הַקֹּדֶשׁ מִקְדַּשׁLeviticus 16:33, plural 21:23.

4 temple and precincts 1 Chronicles 22:19; Isaiah 63:18; Psalm 74:7 +; מִקְדָּשָׁם בֵּית2 Chronicles 36:17, הבית מקדשׁEzekiel 48:21, מ ׳מְכוֺןDaniel 8:11; plural of many sacred places in and about the temple. י בית ׳מִקְדְּשֵׁיJeremiah 51:51; אֵל מִקְדְּשֵׁיPsalm 73:17. Doubtful are: מִמִּקְדָּשֶׁיךָ‎ Psalm 68:36 (ᵐ5ἐν τοῖς ὁσίοις αὐτοῦ ᵑ9de sanctuario; SS מִקְדָּשֶׁ֑ךָ‎); מִקְדָּשִׁיםEzekiel 21:7 (ᵐ5‎ Co Berthol Buhl מִקְדָּשָׁם‎; Toy Krae מִקְדָּשֶׁיהָ‎; "" יְרוּשָׁלַםִ‎); לַמִּקְדָּשׁ וּמִקְדָּשׁ45:4b (Co, after לְקָדְשָׁם מִפְקָד ᵐ5,‎ [לְבָֽתֵּי‎]; Toy וּלְמִגְרָשִׁים‎ [לְבָֽתִּים‎], compare Krae לְמִגְרָשׁ‎).

5 ׳י‎ will become ׳לְמ‎ for his people Ezekiel 11:16 (BrMP 268), so apparently Isaiah 8:14 (but gloss Du CheHpt Marti; LagSemitic i. 16 מִקָּשׁ‎ i.e. stumbling-block [he compare Syriac strike]).

6 of ׳י‎s future sanct., ׳מ לעולם בתוכםEzekiel 37:26, 28. — (מִמֶּנּוּ‎) אֶתקּמִקְדְּשׁוֺ‎ (מִכָּלחֶֿלְבּוֺ‎) Numbers 18:29 even the hallowed part there of AV RV, but this not the meaning of ׳מ‎; Ew§ 255 c assumes מַ֗֗֗קְדֵּשׁ‎ in this sense; < read קָדְשׁוֺ‎ (see קֹדֶשׁ3d), מִ‎ being dittograph