almug (Al´muhg)

A special kind of wood, perhaps red sandalwood. Almug was used for the construction of Solomon’s Temple and for musical instruments (1Kgs 10:11-12). The word is rendered algum in (2Chr 2:7 and 2Chr 9:10-11).

1Kgs 10:11-12

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2Chr 2:7

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2Chr 9:10-11

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