H8438 תּלעת תּולעת תּולעה תּולע - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

תּלעת תּולעת תּולעה תּולע
tôlâ‛ tôlê‛âh tôla‛ath tôla‛ath
to-law', to-lay-aw', (3,4) to-lah'-ath
From H3216; a maggot (as voracious); specifically (often with ellipsis of H8144) the crimson grub, but used only (in this connection) of the color from it, and cloths dyed therewith

KJV Usage: crimson, scarlet, worm.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions

תּלעת תּולעת תּולעה תּולע

1. worm, scarlet stuff, crimson
a. worm - the female 'coccus ilicis'
b. scarlet stuff, crimson, scarlet
1. the dye made from the dried body of the female of the worm "coccus ilicis"
2. worm, maggot
a. worm, grub
b. the worm "coccus ilicis" ++++ When the female of the scarlet worm species was ready to give birth to her young, she would attach her body to the trunk of a tree, fixing herself so firmly and permanently that she would never leave again. The eggs deposited beneath her body were thus protected until the larvae were hatched and able to enter their own life cycle. As the mother died, the crimson fluid stained her body and the surrounding wood. From the dead bodies of such female scarlet worms, the commercial scarlet dyes of antiquity were extracted. What a picture this gives of Christ, dying on the tree, shedding His precious blood that He might "bring many sons unto glory" (Heb. 2:
4. (from page 73, "Biblical Basis for Modern Science", 1985, Baker Book House, by Henry Morris)
Origin: from H3216
TWOT: 2516b
Parts of Speech: Noun Masculine

View how H8438 תּלעת תּולעת תּולעה תּולע is used in the Bible

First 30 of 43 occurrences of H8438 תּלעת תּולעת תּולעה תּולע

Exodus 16:20
Exodus 25:4
Exodus 26:1
Exodus 26:31
Exodus 26:36
Exodus 27:16
Exodus 28:5
Exodus 28:6
Exodus 28:8
Exodus 28:15
Exodus 28:33
Exodus 35:6
Exodus 35:23
Exodus 35:25
Exodus 35:35
Exodus 36:8
Exodus 36:35
Exodus 36:37
Exodus 38:18
Exodus 38:23
Exodus 39:1
Exodus 39:2
Exodus 39:3
Exodus 39:5
Exodus 39:8
Exodus 39:24
Exodus 39:29
Leviticus 14:4
Leviticus 14:6
Leviticus 14:49

Corresponding Greek Words

tola G2847 kokkinos
tola G2848 kokkos
tola G4663 skolex