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Lexicon :: Strong's H306 - 'aḥlāmâ

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אַחְלָמָה
Transliteration
'aḥlāmâ
Pronunciation
akh-law'-maw
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from חָלַם (H2492) (and thus dream-stone)
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TWOT Reference: 67b

Strong’s Definitions

אַחְלָמָה ʼachlâmâh, akh-law'-maw; perhaps from H2492 (and thus dream-stone); a gem, probably the amethyst:—amethyst.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H306 in the following manner: amethyst (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H306 in the following manner: amethyst (2x).
  1. amethyst, a gem in the third row on the ephod, breastplate of judgment worn by the high priest. Transliteration of the Septuagint word. Identification is not certain but is a purple stone perhaps a corundum or red or brown jasper.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אַחְלָמָה ʼachlâmâh, akh-law'-maw; perhaps from H2492 (and thus dream-stone); a gem, probably the amethyst:—amethyst.
STRONGS H306:
אַחְלָ֑מָה noun feminine perhaps amethyst (etymology dubious; below חלם Thes which see; HalJAs 7, x. 426 from חלם être fort, solide; Di Kn compare Talmud חַלְמִית, malva & think of green malachite; DlHA 36 N derived from Aramaic land Aḫlamû), amethyst according to Greek Version of the LXX Vulgate Josephus; see also LagGGA 1884, 285, but compare Di; one of the gems on the ephod Exodus 28:19; Exodus 39:12.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

28:19; 39:12

H306

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H306 matches the Hebrew אַחְלָמָה ('aḥlāmâ),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:19 - And the third row a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst. H306
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:12 - And the third row, a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst. H306

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