Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary
Crimson, scarlet, worm, a maggot (as voracious)
Hebrew: תּוֹלָע, tôlāʿ (H8438)
15 King James Bible Verses
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Here are crimson, scarlet, worm and related words in the Bible. What does the source Hebrew word תּוֹלָע mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance.
Strong's Number: H8438
Hebrew Base Word: תּוֹלָע
Part of speech: Noun Masculine
Usage: Crimson, scarlet, worm
Definition: A maggot (as voracious); specifically (often with ellipsis of H8144) the crimson-grub, but used only (in this connection) of the color from it, and cloths dyed therewith.
- Worm, scarlet stuff, crimson.
- Worm—the female "coccus ilicis" (Kermes ilicis).
- Scarlet stuff, crimson, scarlet.
- The dye made from the dried body of the female of the worm "coccus ilicis" (Kermes ilicis).
- Worm, maggot.
- Worm, grub.
- The worm "coccus ilicis" (Kermes ilicis).
Derived terms: And (feminine) תּוֹלֵעָה; or תּוֹלַעַת; or תֹּלַעַת; from H3216.
Comments: When the female of this species of grub gives birth, it dies and produces a potent crimson dye.
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: t̪oˈlɔːʕ
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: to̞wˈlɑːʕ
- Transliteration: tôlāʿ
- Biblical Pronunciation: toh-LAW
- Modern Pronunciation: toh-LA
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Bible Verses with תּוֹלָע (H8438)
1 to 15 of 15 Verses
“Notwithstanding they hearkened not unto Moses; but some of them left of it until the morning, and it bred worms, and stank: and Moses was wroth with them.”
— Exodus 16:20
“And blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, and goats' hair,”
— Exodus 25:4
“And thou shalt make an hanging for the door of the tent, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework.”
— Exodus 26:36
“And he made the ephod of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen.”
— Exodus 39:2
“And they shall spread upon them a cloth of scarlet, and cover the same with a covering of badgers' skins, and shall put in the staves thereof.”
— Numbers 4:8
“And the priest shall take cedar wood, and hyssop, and scarlet, and cast it into the midst of the burning of the heifer.”
— Numbers 19:6
“Thou shalt plant vineyards, and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them.”
— Deuteronomy 28:39
“How much less man, that is a worm? and the son of man, which is a worm?”
— Job 25:6
“But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.”
— Psalm 22:6
“Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.”
— Isaiah 1:18
“Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.”
— Isaiah 14:11
“Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the Lord, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.”
— God, Isaiah 41:14
“And they shall go forth, and look upon the carcases of the men that have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh.”
— Isaiah 66:24
“They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.”
— Lamentations 4:5
“But God prepared a worm when the morning rose the next day, and it smote the gourd that it withered.”
— Jonah 4:7
(End 1 to 15 of 15 Verses)
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