8438. tola
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tola: worm, scarlet stuff
Original Word: תּוֹלָע
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: tola
Phonetic Spelling: (to-law')
Short Definition: crimson

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
worm, scarlet stuff
NASB Translation
crimson (1), purple (1), worms (1).

I. תּוֺלָע noun [masculine] worm, scarlet stuff (dyed with the coccus ilicis, see שָׁנִי ThatcherHast. DB COLOURS); —

1 worm, only plural תּוֺלָעִים in stale manna Exodus 16:20 (P).

2 scarlet stuff, absolute singular תּוֺלָ Isaiah 1:18 (in sim "" שָׁנִים; opposed to צֶמֶר); token of luxury Lamentations 4:5.

תּוֺלֵעָה, תּוֺלַ֫עַת40

noun feminine worm; — absolute תּוֺלֵעָה Isaiah 14:11; Job 25:6; תּוֺלַעַת Isaiah 41:14 +, תּוֺלָ֑עַת Deuteronomy 28:39; Numbers 19:6; construct תּוֺלַ֫עַת Exodus 25:4 +; suffix תּוֺלַעְתָּם Isaiah 66:24; —

1 worm, grub, vine-weevil Jonah 4:7; Deuteronomy 28:39 (collective); devouring the dead Isaiah 14:11 (collective: "" רִמָּה), Isaiah 66:24 (collective) symbol of insignificance Isaiah 41:14; Job 25:6 ("" רִמָּה), Psalm 22:7.

2 elsewhere (P) specif + שָׁנִי (q. v.), of the coccus ilicis yielding scarlet colour: ׳שְׁנִי (הַ)תּ Leviticus 14:4,6,49,51,52; Numbers 19:6; of crimson stuff שָׁנִי ׳בֶּגֶד ת Numbers 4:8; usually תְּכֵלָת וְאַרְגָּמָן ׳(הַ)שָּׁנִי וגו ׳שְׁנִ Exodus 25:4; Exodus 26:1 24t. Exodus.


And (feminine) towleoah {to-lay-aw'}; or towla ath {to-lah'-ath}; or tolaiath {to-lah'-ath}; from yala'; a maggot (as voracious); specifically (often with ellipsis of shaniy) the crimson-grub, but used only (in this connection) of the color from it, and cloths dyed therewith -- crimson, scarlet, worm.

see HEBREW yala'

see HEBREW shaniy

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