H306 אחלמה - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

Perhaps from H2492 (and thus dream stone); a gem, probably the amethyst

KJV Usage: amethyst.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. amethyst, a gem in the third row on the ephod, breastplate of judgment worn by the high priest. Transliteration of the Septuagint word. Identification is not certain but is a purple stone perhaps a corundum or red or brown jasper.
Origin: perhaps from H2492 (and thus dream-stone)
TWOT: 67b
Parts of Speech: Noun Feminine

View how H306 אחלמה is used in the Bible

2 occurrences of H306 אחלמה

Exodus 28:19
Exodus 39:12

Corresponding Greek Words

achlamah G271 amethustos