923. bahat
Strong's Concordance
bahat: perhaps porphyry
Original Word: בּהט
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: bahat
Phonetic Spelling: (bah'-hat)
Definition: perhaps porphyry
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
perhaps porphyry
NASB Translation
porphyry (1).

בַּ֫הַט noun [masculine] a costly stone, perhaps porphyry (compare Egyptian behiti, behet, behat BrugschDict. v. 438 DümichenGeschichte 167 f. WendelAltäg. Bau- u. Edelsteine (1888) 77 f.; ᵐ5 has σμαραγδίτης), Esther 1:6 עַל וָֿשֵׁשׁ וְדַר וְסֹחָ֑רֶת׳ִ˜רצֲפַת ב upon a pavement of porphyry and marble, etc.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
red marble

From an unused root (probably meaning to glisten); white marble or perhaps alabaster -- red (marble).

Forms and Transliterations
בַּהַט־ בהט־ ba·haṭ- bahat bahaṭ-
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Englishman's Concordance
Esther 1:6
HEB: עַ֛ל רִֽצְפַ֥ת בַּהַט־ וָשֵׁ֖שׁ וְדַ֥ר
NAS: on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble,
KJV: upon a pavement of red, and blue,
INT: on A mosaic of porphyry marble mother-of-pearl

1 Occurrence

Strong's Hebrew 923
1 Occurrence

ba·haṭ- — 1 Occ.

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