nophek: (a precious stone) perhaps emeraldOriginal Word: נֹ֫פֶךPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain derivationDefinition
(a precious stone) perhaps emeraldNASB Translation
emeralds (1), turquoise (3).
Brown-Driver-Briggs נֹ֫פֶךְ noun [masculine] a precious stone which Tyre gained by trade Ezekiel 27:16
doubted by Berthol, queried by Toy: Hpt), compare Ezekiel 28:13
(symbolic of wealth and honour of king of Tyre); in high priest's breastplate Exodus 28:18
; Exodus 39:11
. Perhaps = ruby
or carbuncle ᵐ5
, ᵑ9 carbunculus
, compare DiEx
Co Berthol; ᵑ7
From an unused root meaning to glisten; shining; a gem, probably the garnet -- emerald.