the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #271 - ἀμέθυστος
- amethyst, a precious stone of a violet and purple colour
ἀμέθυστος, ον, (μεθύω)
I not drunken, without drunkenness, Plu. 2.464c: Comp., Gp. 7.34.2.
II not intoxicating, perh. so used in Nonn. D. 19.133: as Subst., ἀμέθυστον, τό, remedy against drunkenness, Archig. ap. Gal. 12.572, Dsc. Eup. 1.24; also ἀμέθυστος, ἡ, Plu. 2.15b, Ath. 1.34c: —
1. hence, such things as were supposed to act as remedies, viz., 1 kind of herb, Plu. 2.647b; = σέλινον ἄγριον, Ps.- Dsc. 2.175.
2. amethyst, LXX Exodus 28:19, Revelation 21:20, D.P. 1122, AP 5.204, 9.748 (Pl. Jun.): — also ἀμέθυστον, τό, IG 11(2).287 B 22 (Delos, iii B.C.).
3. ἀμέθυστον, τό, kind of grape, Colum.3.2.24.
ἀμέθυστος, , ἡ, amethyst, a precious stone of a violet and purple color (Exodus 28:19; according to Phavorinus so called διά τό ἀπείργειν τῆς μέθης (so Plutarch, quaest. conviv. iii. 1, 3, 6)): Revelation 21:20. (Cf. B. D. under the word.)
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ἀμέθυστος , -ου , ἡ
(acc to Plut., < ἀ - μεθύω , being regarded as an antidote against drunkenness),
[in LXX: Exodus 28:19; Exodus 36:19; Exodus 39:12 Ezekiel 28:13 *;]
amethyst, a purple quartz: Revelation 21:20.†
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