306. achlamah
Strong's Concordance
achlamah: amethyst
Original Word: אַחְלָ֫מָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: achlamah
Phonetic Spelling: (akh-law'-maw)
Short Definition: amethyst
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
amethyst
NASB Translation
amethyst (2), GOD (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
אַחְלָ֑מָה noun feminine perhaps amethyst (etymology dubious; below חלם Thes q. v.; 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 A—lamû), amethyst according to ᵐ5 ᵑ9 Josephus; see also LagGGA 1884, 285, but compare Di; one of the gems on the ephod Exodus 28:19; Exodus 39:12.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
amethyst

Perhaps from chalam (and thus dream-stone); a gem, probably the amethyst -- amethyst.

see HEBREW chalam

Forms and Transliterations
וְאַחְלָֽמָה׃ ואחלמה׃ veachLamah wə’aḥlāmāh wə·’aḥ·lā·māh
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2 Occurrences


wə·’aḥ·lā·māh — 2 Occ.

Exodus 28:19
HEB: לֶ֥שֶׁם שְׁב֖וֹ וְאַחְלָֽמָה׃
NAS: a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst;
KJV: a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst.
INT: A jacinth an agate and an amethyst

Exodus 39:12
HEB: לֶ֥שֶׁם שְׁב֖וֹ וְאַחְלָֽמָה׃
NAS: a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst;
KJV: a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst.
INT: A jacinth an agate and an amethyst

2 Occurrences

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