Definitions

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  • proper n. A sister-in-law of Abraham: a sister of Sarah.
  • proper n. A daughter of Zelophehad.
  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

Hebrew מלכה (milká, "Milcah") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Genesis 11 relates that Abram and his brother Nahor married Sarai and Milcah, respectively (v. 29).

    Sarah/Sarai: Bible.

  • Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah come forward to appeal this regulation, stating their case in front of the sacred tent of meeting in the presence of Moses, Eleazar the priest, the leaders, and indeed the whole community (Num 27: 2).

    Daughters of Zelophehad: Bible.

  • And it came to pass before he had done speaking, that, behold, Rebekah came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor,

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • And she said unto him, I am the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, which she bare unto Nahor.

    The Dor�� Gallery of Bible Illustrations

  • Family Ties: Wife, Sarai later named Sarah; father, Terah; brothers, Nahor and Haran; nephew, Lot; sister-in-law, Milcah; sons, Ishmael and Isaac

    Saints & Scoundrels of the Bible

  • As he read from the Biblical genealogy — "And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah" — parishioners scribbled on the family group sheets tucked into their disused hymnals.

    Genealogy Sparks Religious Revival

  • For Mahlah, Tirzah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Noah, the daughters of Zelophehad, were married unto their father's brothers' sons:

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Chapter 27 1. Then came the daughters of Zelophehad, the son of Hepher, the son of Gilead, the son of Machir, the son of Manasseh, of the families of Manasseh the son of Joseph: and these are the names of his daughters; Mahlah, Noah, and Hoglah, and Milcah, and Tirzah.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • And Zelophehad the son of Hepher had no sons, but daughters: and the names of the daughters of Zelophehad were Mahlah, and Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • And she said, the daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bare unto him: and I put the earring upon her face, and the bracelets upon her hands.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

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