chashmal: perhaps amberOriginal Word: חַשְׁמַלPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain derivationDefinition
perhaps amberNASB Translation
glowing metal (3).
Brown-Driver-Briggs 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.