Word Summary
machmud or machmod: a desirable or precious thing
Original Word: מַחְמֻד
Transliteration: machmud or machmod
Phonetic Spelling: (makh-mood')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: a desirable or precious thing
Meaning: a desirable or precious thing
Strong's Concordance
pleasant thing

Or machmuwd {makh-mood'}; from chamad; desired; hence, a valuable -- pleasant thing.

see HEBREW chamad


H4262. machmud

or machmod [מַחְמֹד‎] noun [masculine] desirable, precious thing; — מַחֲמֻדֶיהָLamentations 1:7, מַחֲמוֺדֵיהֶם1:11 Kt (Qr מַחֲמַדֵּיהֶם‎). Perhaps ׳מַחֲמַדּ‎ to be read in both; compare Sta§ 273 a.

I. חמה‎ (√ of following; compare Arabic protect, guard, RSK 136 LagBN 156; DlPr 91; BAS ii. 43 compare an Assyrian ê mû, surround, guard, compare Modern Syriac id.; Ethiopic III. 1 means contract affinity, be joined by affinity, probably denominative)