2496. challamish
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challamish: flint
Original Word: חַלָּמִישׁ
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: challamish
Phonetic Spelling: (klal-law-meesh')
Short Definition: flint

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
NASB Translation
flint (4), flinty (1).

חַלָּמִישׁ noun masculine flint; — חַלָּמִישׁ Deuteronomy 8:15 3t.; construct חַלְמִישׁ Deuteronomy 32:13; — flint ׳צוּר הַח rock of flint = flinty rock, whence water flowed for Israel in desert Deuteronomy 8:15, and (no צור) Psalm 114:8; worked by miners Job 28:9; hyperb. oil out of צוּר ׳ח Deuteronomy 32:13 flint of rock = rocky flint (poetry); — in simile of firmness עַלכֵּֿן שַׂמְתִּי מָּנַי כַּחַלָּמִישׁ Isaiah 50:7.

חֵלֹן, חֹלוֺן see below I. and II. חוֺל.

flinty, rock

Probably from chalam (in the sense of hardness); flint -- flint(-y), rock.

see HEBREW chalam

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