8144. shani
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shani: scarlet
Original Word: שָׁנִי
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: shani
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-nee')
Short Definition: scarlet

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
NASB Translation
scarlet (42).

שָׁנִי42 noun [masculine] scarlet (properly coccus ilicis, which attaches itself to leaves and twigs of quercus coccifera; the dried body of female yields colouring matter; compare TristrNHB 319 PostHast. DB SCARLET M'LeanEncy. Bib. id.); — usually ׳תִּקְוַת שָׁ הַזֶּה ׳חוּט הַשּׁ Joshua 2:18 this cord of thread of scarlet, ׳הַשּׁ ׳ת Joshua 2:21, ׳חוּט הַשּׁ Songs 4:3 (simile of lips); so ׳(הַ)שּׁ alone Genesis 38:28,30 (J), and as material of clothing 2 Samuel 1:24; Jeremiah 4:30; Proverbs 31:21 (plural שָׁנִים; on order of ll. see Toy); plural also in simile Isaiah 1:18 if your sins are like scarlet (robes); elsewhere (P) ׳תּוֺלַעַת (הַ)שּׁ (see ׳ת) of material for curtain, veil, ephod, etc., Exodus 25:4; Exodus 26:1 24t. Exodus; ׳שׁ ׳בֶּגֶד ת Numbers 4:3 (see II. ׳ב 2); construct ׳שְׁנִי (הַ)תּ used in purification, Leviticus 14:4,6,49,51,52; Numbers 19:6.

crimson, scarlet thread

Of uncertain derivation; crimson, properly, the insect or its color, also stuff dyed with it -- crimson, scarlet (thread).

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