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Lexicon :: Strong's H7718 - šōham

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שֹׁהַם
Transliteration
šōham
Pronunciation
sho'-ham
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root probably mean to blanch
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2337

Strong’s Definitions

שֹׁהַם shôham, sho'-ham; from an unused root probably mean to blanch; a gem, probably the beryl (from its pale green color):—onyx.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H7718 in the following manner: onyx (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H7718 in the following manner: onyx (11x).
  1. a precious stone or gem

    1. probably onyx, chrysoprasus, beryl, malachite

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֹׁהַם shôham, sho'-ham; from an unused root probably mean to blanch; a gem, probably the beryl (from its pale green color):—onyx.
STRONGS H7718:
† I. שֹׁ֫הַם noun masculineJob 28:16 a gem, identification dubious, Vrss vary; onyx or chrysoprasus RiHWB 2, 336 f., onyx TaylorHast. DB iii. 624, beryl RidgewayEncy. Bib. 545, malachite Myresib. 4808, etc.; compare also DrGenesis 2:12 (√ unknown; perhaps loan-word, compare Assyrian sâmtu DlWB 488); — אֶבֶן הַשּׁ׳ Genesis 2:12 (J; +הַבְּדֹלַח), in land Ḥavilah; אַבְנֵי שׁ׳ Exodus 25:7; Exodus 28:9; Exodus 35:9, 27; Exodus 39:6 (all P), 1 Chronicles 29:2; אֶבֶן omitted Ezekiel 28:13; Exodus 28:20; Exodus 39:13 (both P; all in lists of gems); יָקָר וְסַמִּיר שׁ׳ Job 28:16.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

2:12; 2:12

Exodus

25:7; 28:9; 28:20; 35:9; 35:27; 39:6; 39:13

1 Chronicles

29:2

Job

28:16; 28:16

Ezekiel

28:13

H7718

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H7718 matches the Hebrew שֹׁהַם (šōham),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:12 - And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx H7718 stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:7 - Onyx H7718 stones, and stones to be set in the ephod, and in the breastplate.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:9 - And thou shalt take two onyx H7718 stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:20 - And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, H7718 and a jasper: they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:9 - And onyx H7718 stones, and stones to be set for the ephod, and for the breastplate.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:27 - And the rulers brought onyx H7718 stones, and stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:6 - And they wrought onyx H7718 stones inclosed in ouches of gold, graven, as signets are graven, with the names of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:13 - And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, H7718 and a jasper: they were inclosed in ouches of gold in their inclosings.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:2 - Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the brass for things of brass, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx H7718 stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:16 - It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, H7718 or the sapphire.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:13 - Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, H7718 and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

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