Word Summary
merchaq: distant place, distance
Original Word: מֶרְחָק
Transliteration: merchaq
Phonetic Spelling: (mer-khawk')
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Short Definition: distant place, distance
Meaning: remoteness, a distant place, from afar
Strong's Concordance
very far country, afar

From rachaq; remoteness, i.e. (concretely) a distant place; often (adverbially) from afar -- (a-, dwell in, very) far (country, off). See also Beyth ham-Merchaq.

see HEBREW rachaq

see HEBREW Beyth ham-Merchaq


H4801. merchaq

מֶרְחָקnoun masculine distant place, distance; — absolute ׳מIsaiah 10:3 +, מֶרְחַקPsalm 138:6; plural מֶרְחַקִּיםZechariah 10:9, ׳מַרIsaiah 33:17; Jeremiah 8:19, construct מֶרְחַקֵּיֿIsaiah 8:9; — distant place, far country 8:9; Zechariah 10:9; often with אֶרֶץ‎: ׳א מֶרְחָק (ה)land of distance, distant land Isaiah 13:5; 46:11; Jeremiah 4:16; 6:20; Proverbs 25:25, so with plural ׳א מרחקיםJeremiah 8:19, land of distances, i.e. of wide extent, Isaiah 33:17; ׳מִמּfrom far 10:3; 30:27; Jeremiah 5:15; Ezekiel 23:40; Proverbs 31:14; figurative Psalm 138:6; ׳מִמּat a distance Jeremiah 31:10, to a distance Isaiah 17:13. — הַמּ ׳בֵּית‎.