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Lexicon :: Strong's H3958 - lešem

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לֶשֶׁם
Transliteration
lešem
Pronunciation
leh'-shem
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root of uncertain meaning
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TWOT Reference: 1130

Strong’s Definitions

לֶשֶׁם leshem, leh'-shem; from an unused root of uncertain meaning; a gem, perhaps the jacinth:—ligure.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's H3958 in the following manner: ligure (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's H3958 in the following manner: ligure (2x).
  1. a precious stone

    1. a precious stone in the high priest's breast-plate

      1. probably jacinth or ligure

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לֶשֶׁם leshem, leh'-shem; from an unused root of uncertain meaning; a gem, perhaps the jacinth:—ligure.
STRONGS H3958:
† I. לֶ֫שֶׁם noun [masculine] a precious stone in high priest's breast-plate Exodus 28:19; Exodus 39:12 (√ and meaning dubious; Greek Version of the LXX λιγύριον, JosephAnt. iii. 7, 5 λίγυρος, Vulgate ligurius, and this (= λυγκούριον, lyncurion ?) compared with carbuncle PlinNH viii. 57 (38); identification with amber Demostratus in PlinNH xxxvii 11(2), or with jacinth (Revelation 21:20) BraunDe Vest. Sacerd. ii. 14 WinerRWBi. 332; compare further, DiExodus 28:19).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Exodus

28:19; 28:19; 39:12

Revelation

21:20

H3958

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3958 matches the Hebrew לֶשֶׁם (lešem),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:19 - And the third row a ligure, H3958 an agate, and an amethyst.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:12 - And the third row, a ligure, H3958 an agate, and an amethyst.

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