nophek: (a precious stone) perhaps emeraldOriginal Word: נֹ֫פֶך
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (no'-fek)
Short Definition: turquoise
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain derivation
(a precious stone) perhaps emerald
emeralds (1), turquoise (3).
Brown-Driver-Briggsנֹ֫פֶךְ noun [masculine] a precious stone which Tyre gained by trade Ezekiel 27:16 (where ׳נ doubted by Berthol, queried by Toy: Hpt), compare Ezekiel 28:13 (symbolic of wealth and honour of king of Tyre); in high priest's breastplate Exodus 28:18; Exodus 39:11. Perhaps = ruby or carbuncle ᵐ5 Joseph. ἄνθραξ, ᵑ9 carbunculus, compare DiEx KauEx SgfrEzek Co Berthol; ᵑ7 AV emerald.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordanceemerald
From an unused root meaning to glisten; shining; a gem, probably the garnet -- emerald.
Forms and Transliterationsבְּ֠נֹפֶךְ בנפך נֹ֔פֶךְ נֹ֥פֶךְ נפך bə·nō·p̄eḵ Benofech bənōp̄eḵ nō·p̄eḵ Nofech nōp̄eḵ
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Hebrew 5306
bə·nō·p̄eḵ — 1 Occ.
nō·p̄eḵ — 3 Occ.
HEB: וְהַטּ֖וּר הַשֵּׁנִ֑י נֹ֥פֶךְ סַפִּ֖יר וְיָהֲלֹֽם׃
NAS: row a turquoise, a sapphire
KJV: row [shall be] an emerald, a sapphire,
INT: row and the second A turquoise A sapphire diamond