3958. leshem
Strong's Concordance
leshem: (a precious stone) perhaps amber or jacinth
Original Word: לֶ֫שֶׁם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: leshem
Phonetic Spelling: (leh'-shem)
Short Definition: jacinth
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
Definition
(a precious stone) perhaps amber or jacinth
NASB Translation
jacinth (2).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. לֶ֫שֶׁם noun [masculine] a precious stone in high priest's breast-plate Exodus 28:19; Exodus 39:12 (√ and meaning dubious; ᵐ5 λιγύριον, JosephAnt. iii. 7, 5 λίγυρος, ᵑ9 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).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a gem, perhaps the jacinth

From an unused root of uncertain meaning; a gem, perhaps the jacinth -- ligure.

Forms and Transliterations
לֶ֥שֶׁם לשם le·šem lešem Leshem
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2 Occurrences


le·šem — 2 Occ.

Exodus 28:19
HEB: וְהַטּ֖וּר הַשְּׁלִישִׁ֑י לֶ֥שֶׁם שְׁב֖וֹ וְאַחְלָֽמָה׃
NAS: row a jacinth, an agate
KJV: row a ligure, an agate,
INT: row and the third A jacinth an agate and an amethyst

Exodus 39:12
HEB: וְהַטּ֖וּר הַשְּׁלִישִׁ֑י לֶ֥שֶׁם שְׁב֖וֹ וְאַחְלָֽמָה׃
NAS: row, a jacinth, an agate,
KJV: row, a ligure, an agate,
INT: row and the third A jacinth an agate and an amethyst

2 Occurrences

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