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Strong's #2393 - ἴασπις
- jasper, a precious stone of various colours (for some are purple, others blue, others green, and others the colour of brass)
(but acc. ἴασπιν Orph. L. 267, 613), ἡ,
I jasper, Pl. Phd. 110d, IG 22.1388.88, 7.2420 (Thebes, iii B.C.), Thphr. Lap. 23, AP 9.746 (Polemo).
II = χρυσόγονον, Dsc. 4.56. (Cf. Hebr. yâðpheh).
ἰάσπις, ἰασπιδος, ἡ (from Plato down), jasper; a precious stone of divers colors (for some are purple, others blue, others green, and others of the color of brass; Pliny, h. n. 37, 37 (8)): Revelation 4:3; Revelation 21:11, 18f. (But many think (questionably) the diamond to be meant here; others the precious opal; see Riehm, HWB, under the word Edelsteine, 8 and 10; B. D. under the word
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ἴασπις , -ιδος , ἡ ,
jasper, apparently not the modern stone of that name, but a translucent stone (DB, s.v.): Revelation 4:3; Revelation 21:11; Revelation 21:18-19. †
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Syll 587.87 f. (iv/B.C.) σφραγὶς ἴασπις χρυσον δακτύλ [ιον ἔχοσα,] σφραγὶς ἴασπις περικεχρυσωμένη. The word is Phoenician (Boisacq, p. 364).
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