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Hebrew; chasmal . Ezekiel 1:4; Ezekiel 1:27; Ezekiel 8:2. Not our amber, a bituminous substance or fossil resin, but a metal. Smooth polished brass (Gesenius). Compare Ezekiel 1:7, brass in a glow or white heat; Ezra 8:27 margin; Revelation 1:15, "His feet like unto glowing brass" (chalcolibanus ; from libben , "whiten;" brass in a white heat), "as if made red hot in a furnace.". Else a composed of gold and silver, symbolizing the dazzling brightness of God's glory. From Hebrew mal (or else melala , "gold") nechash , "smooth brass."

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Amber'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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