a former name of (def 2).
the former states of the Malay Peninsula that, together with Penang and Malacca, formed the Union of Malaya (1946) and the Federation of Malaya (1948). Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, and Pahang were established as the Federated Malay States by the British in 1895 and Perlis, Kedah, Kelantan, and Trengannu as the Unfederated Malay States in 1909 (joined by Johore in 1914)
/mælˈbɛk/ noun 1. a black grape originally grown in the Bordeaux region of France and now in Argentina and Chile, used for making wine 2. a rustic mid-bodied red wine made from this grape
(2 Sam. 12:30, Heb., R.V., “their king;” Jer. 49:1, 3, R.V.; Zeph. 1:5), the national idol of the Ammonites. When Rabbah was taken by David, the crown of this idol was among the spoils. The weight is said to have been “a talent of gold” (above 100 lbs.). The expression probably denotes its value rather […]
Jehovah’s king. (1.) The head of the fifth division of the priests in the time of David (1 Chr. 24:9). (2.) A priest, the father of Pashur (1 Chr. 9:12; Jer. 38:1). (3.) One of the priests appointed as musicians to celebrate the completion of the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:42). (4.) A priest who […]
[pawr-fuh-ree] /ˈpɔr fə ri/ noun 1. (Malchus) a.d. c233–c304, Greek philosopher. /ˈpɔːfɪrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. any igneous rock with large crystals embedded in a finer groundmass of minerals 2. (obsolete) a reddish-purple rock consisting of large crystals of feldspar in a finer groundmass of feldspar, hornblende, etc /ˈpɔːfɪrɪ/ noun 1. original name Malchus. 232–305 […]