3750. karkom
Strong's Concordance
karkom: saffron
Original Word: כַּרְכֹּם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: karkom
Phonetic Spelling: (kar-kome')
Short Definition: saffron
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
saffron
NASB Translation
saffron (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
כַּרְכֹּם noun [masculine] saffron (crocus sativus) (Late Hebrew id.; and verb denominative כִּרְכֵּם; Hithpa`el grow yellow, pale; Aramaic כּוּרְכְּמָא, Arabic = κρόκος, crocus; LagGes. Abh. 58, No. 147; so also JHMordtsab Denkm. 83 f.; otherwise DHMib., who compare Sabean כמכם, Arabic = Greek κάγκαμον); — Songs 4:14; on meaning see especially LöwNo. 162.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
saffron

Probably of foreign origin; the crocus -- saffron.

Forms and Transliterations
וְכַרְכֹּ֗ם וכרכם vecharKom wə·ḵar·kōm wəḵarkōm
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Strong's Hebrew 3750
1 Occurrence


wə·ḵar·kōm — 1 Occ.

Songs 4:14
HEB: נֵ֣רְדְּ ׀ וְכַרְכֹּ֗ם קָנֶה֙ וְקִנָּמ֔וֹן
NAS: Nard and saffron, calamus
KJV: Spikenard and saffron; calamus
INT: Nard and saffron calamus and cinnamon

1 Occurrence

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