metal lead in the Bible times

Hebrew: עוֹפֶרֶת —transliteration: ophereth or ʿoferet

Latin: plumbum

Occurrences in Scripture

The Hebrew word for lead appears 9 times in Scripture (Exodus 15:10; Numbers 31:22; Job 19:24; Jeremiah 6:29; Ezekiel 22:18, 20; 27:12; Zechariah 5:8).

Uses for lead in Biblical times include

Sources of lead in Biblical times

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Article Version: April 27, 2022