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jem (Proverbs 26:8, the English Revised Version "a bag of gems,").


5556. chrusoprasos -- a chrysoprase (a greenish-yellow gem)
... a chrysoprase (a greenish-yellow gem). Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration:
chrusoprasos Phonetic Spelling: (khroo-sop'-ras-os) Short Definition: a ...
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5555. chrusolithos -- a chrysolite (a yellow gem)
... a chrysolite (a yellow gem). Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration:
chrusolithos Phonetic Spelling: (khroo-sol'-ee-thos) Short Definition: a topaz ...
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5192. huakinthos -- hyacinth
... jacinth, a deep blue colored gem. Of uncertain derivation; the "hyacinth" or "jacinth",
ie Some gem of a deep blue color, probably the zirkon -- jacinth. ...
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4557. sardonux -- sardonyx
... streaked with red. Word Origin from sardion and onux (a gem) Definition
sardonyx NASB Word Usage sardonyx (1). sardonyx. From the ...
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2393. iaspis -- jasper (a translucent stone)
... jasper. Probably of foreign origin (see yashpheh); "jasper", a gem -- jasper. see
HEBREW yashpheh. (iaspidi) -- 2 Occurrences. (iaspis) -- 2 Occurrences. ...
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4555. sardinos -- sardine.
... sardine. From the same as sardios; sardine (lithos being implied), ie A gem, so
called -- sardine. see GREEK sardios. see GREEK lithos. 4554, 4555. ...
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5116. topazion -- a topaz
... topaz. Neuter of a presumed derivative (alternately) of topazos (a "topaz";
of uncertain origin); a gem, probably the chrysolite -- topaz. ...
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4556. sardion -- sard, a sardian (stone)
... sardius. Properly, an adjective from an uncertain base; sardian (lithos being implied),
ie (as noun) the gem so called -- sardius. (sardion) -- 1 Occurrence. ...
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4665. smaragdos -- an emerald
... emerald. Of uncertain derivation; the emerald or green gem so called -- emerald.
(smaragdos) -- 1 Occurrence. 4664, 4665. smaragdos. 4666 . Strong's Numbers
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4552. sapphiros -- sapphire, perhaps lapis lazuli
... sapphire. Of Hebrew origin (cappiyr); a "sapphire" or lapis-lazuli gem -- sapphire.
see HEBREW cappiyr. (sapphiros) -- 1 Occurrence. 4551, 4552. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7718. shoham -- (a gem) perhaps an onyx
... 7717, 7718. shoham. 7719 . (a gem) perhaps an onyx. Transliteration:
shoham Phonetic Spelling: (sho'-ham) Short Definition: onyx. ...
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3958. leshem -- (a precious stone) perhaps amber or jacinth
... a gem, perhaps the jacinth. From an unused root of uncertain meaning; a gem, perhaps
the jacinth -- ligure. 3957, 3958. leshem. 3959 . Strong's Numbers.
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7618. shebo -- (a precious stone) perhaps agate
... root (probably identical with that of shabah through the idea of subdivision into
flashes or streamers (compare shabiyb) meaning to flame; a gem (from its ...
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8068. shamir -- a thorn, adamant, flint
... From shamar in the original sense of pricking; a thorn; also (from its keenness
for scratching) a gem, probably the diamond -- adamant (stone), brier, diamond. ...
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688. eqdach -- a fiery glow, sparkle
... carbuncle. From qiddah; burning, ie A carbuncle or other fiery gem -- carbuncle.
see HEBREW qiddah. 687, 688. eqdach. 689 . Strong's Numbers.
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5306. nophek -- (a precious stone) perhaps emerald
... emerald. From an unused root meaning to glisten; shining; a gem, probably the garnet --
emerald. 5305, 5306. nophek. 5307 . Strong's Numbers.
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7278. Regem Melek -- "king's heap," an Israelite
... 7277, 7278. Regem Melek. 7279 . "king's heap," an Israelite. Transliteration:
Regem Melek Phonetic Spelling: (reh'-gem meh'-lek) Short Definition: Regemmelech ...
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5601. sappir -- a sapphire
... sapphire. From caphar; a gem (perhaps used for scratching other substances), probably
the sapphire -- sapphire. see HEBREW caphar. 5600, 5601. sappir. 5602 > ...
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4142. musabbah -- being changed, enclosed, be set, turning
... Or mucabbah {moo-sab-baw'}; feminine of muwcab; a reversal, ie The backside (of
a gem), fold (of a double-leaved door), transmutation (of a name) -- being ...
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3471. yashepheh -- jasper
... jasper. From an unused root meaning to polish; a gem supposed to be jasper (from
the resemblance in name) -- jasper. 3470b, 3471. yashepheh. 3472 . ...
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The Open Door.
... Some lives which here are obscure and neglected, like the precious gem at the bottom
of the ocean, shall one day glitter in Heaven, and be among the jewels of ...
/.../the life of duty a years plain sermons v 2/sermon xxxv the open door.htm

Useful Hints.
... SWEET GEM OF THE HOME. ... We gaze, we search, but all in vain; The gem we love so well,
"Sweet innocence," doth not remain, Nor in thy chambers dwell. ...
/.../byrum/the value of a praying mother/chapter xxvii useful hints.htm

Omar and the Sacred vine
... He asks us to burn with a hard, gem-like flame. Flames are never hard
and never gem-like " they cannot be handled or arranged. ...
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The Last Events in Galilee - the Tribute-Money, the Dispute by the ...
... To render this impossible, the wealthy man converted all his property into one
magnificent gem, which he carefully concealed within his head-gear. ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter iii the last events.htm

Nature Transitory --The Soul Immortal.
... 2 How glorious are those orbs of light, In all their bright array, That
gem the ebon brow of night, Or pour the blaze of day! 3 ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/554 nature transitorythe soul.htm

Letter xxviii. To the Church of Neoc├Žsarea. Consolatory.
... of your church down to that of the blessed departed, setting over you one after
another, and from time to time fitting one to another like gem set close to gem ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter xxviii to the church.htm

Letter Lxvi. To Pammachius.
... is exalted. [1944]. 7. A pearl will shine in the midst of squalor and a
gem of the first water will sparkle in the mire. This is ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter lxvi to pammachius.htm

Introductory Note to the Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus
... Altogether, the Epistle is a gem of purest ray; and, while suggesting some difficulties
as to interpretation and exposition, it is practically clear as to ...
/.../the epistle of mathetes to diognetus/introductory note to the epistle.htm

From the Second Chapter.
... 17. "To him that overcometh I will give the hidden manna, and I will give him a
white stone."] The hidden manna is immortality; the white gem is adoption to be ...
/.../commentary on the apocolypse of the blessed john/from the second chapter.htm

Buying the Truth
... pearl that should have no flaw, some diamond of the purest water fit to glisten
in the crown of royalty, at last in his researches, he met with a gem the like ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 61 1915/buying the truth.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A bud.

2. (n.) A precious stone of any kind, as the ruby, emerald, topaz, sapphire, beryl, spinel, etc., especially when cut and polished for ornament; a jewel.

3. (n.) Anything of small size, or expressed within brief limits, which is regarded as a gem on account of its beauty or value, as a small picture, a verse of poetry, a witty or wise saying.

4. (v. t.) To put forth in the form of buds.

5. (v. t.) To adorn with gems or precious stones.

6. (v. t.) To embellish or adorn, as with gems; as, a foliage gemmed with dewdrops.

Gem (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) Anything of small size, or expressed within brief limits, which is regarded
as a gem on account of its beauty or value, as a small picture, a verse of ...
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Regemmelech (1 Occurrence)
... re'-gem-me'-lek, re'-gem-mel'-ek (reghem melekh): One of a deputation sent to inquire
concerning the propriety of continuing the commemoration of the ...
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Regem-melech (1 Occurrence)
... re'-gem-me'-lek, re'-gem-mel'-ek (reghem melekh): One of a deputation sent to inquire
concerning the propriety of continuing the commemoration of the ...
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Diamond (5 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary. (1.) A precious gem (Hebrews yahalom', in allusion to
its hardness), otherwise unknown, the sixth, ie, the third in the second row ...
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Beryl (12 Occurrences)
... That was a gold-coloured gem, the topaz of ancient authors. Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...
The aquamarine is a transparent, sea-green variety used as a gem. ...
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Carbuncle (6 Occurrences)
... Revised Version, marg., "emerald." The Hebrew word is from a root meaning "to glitter,"
"lighten," "flash." When held up to the sun, this gem shines like a ...
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Sapphire (11 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Native alumina or aluminium sesquioxide, Al2O3; corundum; esp., the
blue transparent variety of corundum, highly prized as a gem. ...
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Jasper (8 Occurrences)
... (Hebrews yashpheh, "glittering"), a gem of various colours, one of the twelve
inserted in the high priest's breast-plate (Exodus 28:20). ...
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Jewel (12 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) An ornament of dress usually made of a precious metal, and having enamel
or precious stones as a part of its design. 2. (n.) A precious stone; a gem. ...
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Geli'loth (1 Occurrence)
Geli'loth. Geliloth, Geli'loth. Gem . Multi-Version Concordance Geli'loth
(1 Occurrence). ... (See RSV). Geliloth, Geli'loth. Gem . Reference Bible.
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Bible Concordance
Gem (1 Occurrence)

Exodus 28:11 With the work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a signet, you shall engrave the two stones, according to the names of the children of Israel: you shall make them to be enclosed in settings of gold.
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Regemmelech (1 Occurrence)

Regem-melech (1 Occurrence)

Diamond (5 Occurrences)

Beryl (12 Occurrences)

Carbuncle (6 Occurrences)

Sapphire (11 Occurrences)

Jasper (8 Occurrences)

Jewel (12 Occurrences)

Geli'loth (1 Occurrence)

Gemalli (1 Occurrence)

Gemariah (5 Occurrences)

Top (880 Occurrences)

Topaz (7 Occurrences)

Rough (24 Occurrences)

Regem (2 Occurrences)

Mounted (32 Occurrences)

Brilliant (5 Occurrences)

Chrysolite (10 Occurrences)


Stone (290 Occurrences)

Split (36 Occurrences)

Soft (36 Occurrences)

Sardine (1 Occurrence)

Setting (82 Occurrences)

Hyacinth (1 Occurrence)


Precious (128 Occurrences)

Stones (244 Occurrences)

First (4693 Occurrences)

Book (211 Occurrences)

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