2368. chotham
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chotham: a seal, signet ring
Original Word: חוֹתָם
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: chotham
Phonetic Spelling: (kho-thawm')
Short Definition: seal

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chatham
a seal, signet ring
NASB Translation
seal (8), signet (7).

I. חֹתָם, חוֺתָם noun masculineJob 41:7 seal, signet-ring (Aramaic ; Ethiopic — see LagBN 116) — absolute חֹתָם Exodus 28:11 2t.; חוֺתָם Jeremiah 22:24 8t.; suffix חֹתָֽמְךָ Genesis 38:18, חֹתָמוֺ 1 Kings 21:8; — on supposed construct חוֺתַם see foregoing; — seal, signet-ring, hung by a cord (מָּתִיל) about the neck Genesis 38:18 (J; = חֹתֶמֶת Genesis 38:25), or (later ?) worn on (finger of) right hand Jeremiah 22:24, (BenzArchäol. 106); the two customs apparently combined Songs 8:6 (עַללִֿבֶֹּךָ, עַלזְֿרוֺעֶךָ); used to attest a royal missive 1 Kings 21:8 (instrumental of verb חתם); a precious article Haggai 2:23 (simile of Zerubbabel); ׳מִּתּוּחֵי ח engravings of a seal, as model for cutting names and inscription on precious stones and gold plate Exodus 28:11,21,26; Exodus 39:6,14,30 (all P; see Benz258ff.); ׳חֹמֶר ח Job 38:14 = clay of (under) a signet; צָ֑ר ׳ח Job 41:7 a close signet, i.e. one that is closely pressed down, simile of closely joined (סָגוּר) scales of crocodile.

seal, signet

Or chotham {kho-thawm'}; from chatham; a signature-ring -- seal, signet.

see HEBREW chatham

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