Old Testament

Exodus 25:5
5rams' skins dyed red, and hides of sea cows;[] acacia wood,


  • 25:5 The meaning of tichashim is uncertain. Sea cows are similar to the manatees of Florida. The local name of the Red Sea variety is dugong. Alternate translations of tichashim are dolphin skin, badger skin, goat skin, and fine leather.