Greek931. basanos -- a touchstone (a dark stone used in testing metals) ... ...
Cognate: 931 -- originally, a black, silicon-based stone used as "a touchstone"
to the purity of precious metals
(like silver and gold
). See 928 (). ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/931.htm - 7k
Gold and Silver not Superior in Origin or in Utility to Other ...
... Book I. Chapter V."Gold and Silver Not Superior in Origin or in Utility
to Other Metals. Gold and silver, the principal material ...
/.../tertullian/on the apparel of women/chapter v gold and silver not.htm
That God Bestows an Abundant Supply of Whatever is Suited to the ...
... It is he who has also distributed the metals, as gold, silver, copper, and the rest,
in due proportion; ordaining an abundant supply of those which would be ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter viii that god bestows an.htm
... yet wishing to please their mistresses, instead of themselves, they showed the bowels
 of the earth; I mean, the choice metals,  gold, brass, silver ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xiv their discoveries.htm
The True Gold and Its Testing
... metaphor of the furnace for gold, and the fining-pot for silver, only remember that
there are two purposes for which metallurgists apply fire to metals. ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/the true gold and its.htm
The City of Gold
... regiments of columns and pilasters, this profusion of precious marbles, metals,
mosaics, statues ... But it was, above all, the excessive use of gold and gilding ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bertrand/saint augustin/i the city of gold.htm
Of the Way to Attain Divine Union
... God purifies the soul by His Wisdom, as refiners do metals in the furnace. Gold
cannot be purified but by fire, which gradually separates from and consumes all ...
/.../guyon/a short and easy method of prayer/chapter xxiv of the way.htm
... By means of the still undiscovered Stone they hoped to change base metals into gold,
while the equally undiscovered Elixir was to prolong life indefinitely ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/forbes/life of st vincent de paul/chapter 2 slavery.htm
On Costly Vessels.
... And He ate and drank at feasts, not digging metals from the earth, nor using vessels
of gold and silver, that is, vessels exhaling the odour of rust"such ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter iii on costly vessels.htm
The Death of Cyrus.
... warlike nations. They had no iron or steel, but they were accustomed to
work other metals, particularly gold and brass. They tipped ...
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After This, Celsus, Desiring to Exhibit his Learning in his ...
... the fifth to Mars, because, being composed of a mixture of metals, it is varied
and unequal; the sixth, of silver, to the Moon; the seventh, of gold, to the Sun ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxii after this celsus 2.htm
Torrey's Topical TextbookGenesis 2:11,12
The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasses the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;Torrey's Topical Textbook
Metals: An Extensive Commerce In
Metals: Antiquity of the Art of Working In
Metals: Cast in Mould
Metals: Ceremonially Cleansed by Fire
Metals: Clay of Jordan Used for Moulding
Metals: Comparative Value of
Metals: Dug out of the Earth
Metals: Freed from Dross by Fire
Metals: Often Mixed With Dross
Metals: The Holy Land Abounded In
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