Word Summary
miqlat: refuge, asylum
Original Word: מִקְלָט
Transliteration: miqlat
Phonetic Spelling: (mik-lawt')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: refuge, asylum
Meaning: refuge, asylum
Strong's Concordance

From qalat in the sense of taking in; an asylum (as a receptacle) -- refuge.

see HEBREW qalat


H4733. miqlat

מִקְלָטnoun [masculine] refuge, asylum (P Chronicles); — מ ׳עָרֵיasylum-cities Numbers 35:11, 13, 14, הַמּ ׳עָרֵי35:6; Joshua 20:2, so 1 Chronicles 6:42; 6:52 (but read הַמּ ׳עִיר‎ according to "" Joshua 21:13, 21, so Be Kau Kit), ׳לְמ‎ (after הָיָה‎) Numbers 35:12, 15; Joshua 20:3; construct in phrase הָרֹצֵחַ מִקְלַט עִיר21:13, 21, 27, 32, 38 (Gi; 21:36 van d. H. Baer); suffix of refugee, מִקְלָטוֺ עִירNumbers 35:25-26, 27, 28, 32.