Word Summary
chabatstseleth: meadow saffron or crocus
Original Word: חֲבַצֶּלֶת
Transliteration: chabatstseleth
Phonetic Spelling: (khab-ats-tseh'-leth)
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: meadow saffron or crocus
Meaning: meadow saffron or crocus
Strong's Concordance

Of uncertain derivation; probably meadow-saffron -- rose.


H2261. chabatstseleth

חֲבַצֶּלֶתnoun feminine meadow-saffron or crocus (colchicum autumnale, Linn.) (Syriac , see GESComm. Isaiah 35:1 Löwp. 174, No. 128; Assyrian —abaƒillatu VR32, 62 is a marsh-plant, reed; compare ZimBP 59 DlHA 34; Prov 82; also Chel.c. and critical note.); — הָעֲמָקִים שׁוֺשַׁנַּת ׳ח הַשָּׁרוֺןSong of Solomon 2:1 (figurative of Shulamite), כַּחֲבַצָּֽלֶת׃ וְתִפְרַח עֲרָבָה וְתָגֵלIsaiah 35:1 (narcissus Che35:1 compare ConderPEF, 1878, 46 TristrNHB 476 and others)