The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon Strong's Number: 306 Browse Lexicon Original WordWord Originhmlxaperhaps from (02492) (and thus dream-stone)Transliterated WordTDNT Entry'achlamahTWOT - 67bPhonetic SpellingParts of Speechakh-law'-maw Noun Feminine Definition amethyst, a gem in the third row on the ephod, breastplate of judgment worn by the high priest. Transliteration of the Septuagint word. Identification is not certain but is a purple stone perhaps a corundum or red or brown jasper. NAS Word Usage - Total: 3amethyst 2, GOD 1 NAS Verse Count Exodus2Amos1Total3The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.Bibliography Information Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for 'achlamah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .