2830. chashmal
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chashmal: perhaps amber
Original Word: חַשְׁמַל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: chashmal
Phonetic Spelling: (khash-mal')
Short Definition: metal

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
perhaps amber
NASB Translation
glowing metal (3).

חַשְׁמַל noun [masculine] etymology and exact meaning dubious; evidently some shining substance; AV amber; supposed by Thes (q. v.) and most to be a brilliant amalgam of gold and silver, ᵐ5 ἤλεκτρον (see Liddell & Scott under the word

2), ᵑ9 electrum; see also Dl in BaerEzech. xii; only in the combination ׳כְּעֵין ח like the appearance of ׳ח Ezekiel 1:4,27; בְּעֵין הַחַשְׁמַ֑לָה Ezekiel 8:2 (on ending הָ֯ see Ges§ 90, 2 R a; Co strike out)


Of uncertain derivation; probably bronze or polished spectrum metal -- amber.

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