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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: Abbreviations
† 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 - Now the gold of that land is good; the bdellium and the onyx H7718 stone are there.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 25:7 - onyx H7718 stones, and setting stones for the ephod and for the [fn]breastpiece.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:9 - “You shall take two onyx H7718 stones and engrave on them the names of the sons of Israel,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:20 - and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx H7718 and a jasper; they shall be [fn]set in gold settings.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:9 - and onyx H7718 stones and setting stones for the ephod and for the [fn]breastpiece.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 35:27 - And the rulers brought the onyx H7718 stones and the stones for setting for the ephod and for the [fn]breastpiece;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:6 -

They made the onyx H7718 stones, set all around in filigree settings of gold; they were engraved like the engravings of a signet, according to the names of the sons of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:13 - and the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx H7718, and a jasper. They were set in their filigree settings with gold filigree.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 29:2 - “Now with all my power I have prepared for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx H7718 stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:16 -

“It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir,

In precious onyx H7718 or sapphire.

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 28:13 -

“You were in Eden, the garden of God;

Every precious stone was your covering:

The ruby, the topaz, and the diamond;

The beryl, the onyx H7718, and the jasper;

The [fn]lapis lazuli, the turquoise, and the emerald;

And the gold, the workmanship of your [fn]settings and [fn]sockets,

Was in you.

On the day that you were created

They were prepared.

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