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King James Bible Dictionary

 

Hebrew - English Dictionary

H5306 - Emerald

Strong's No.:H5306

Hebrew:נֹפֶךְ

Transliteration:nôphek

Phonetic:no'-fek

Word Origin:From an unused root meaning to glisten

Bible Usage:emerald.

Part of Speech:Noun Masculine

Strongs
Definition:

shining; a {gem} probably the garnet


Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

1. a precious stone in the high priest's breastplate

a. perhaps an emerald, turquoise, ruby, or carbuncle

2. jewels imported from Tyre


Bible References:
Emerald

Translation
Occurrences:
emerald ( 3 )
emeralds ( 1 )

 

Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.