hualos: a clear transparent stone, glassOriginal Word: ὕαλος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (hoo'-al-os)
Short Definition: glass
Definition: glass, crystal, clear transparent stone.
5194 hýalos – glass. 5194 (hýalos) refers to any transparent substance (like crystal), i.e. "see-through stones." On both of its occasions in the NT, 5194 ("pure, transparent glass") refers to the New Jerusalem – "apparently a metaphor (personification) of all the glorified saints, serving as the eternal dwelling place of God" (G. Archer).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
probably of foreign origin
a clear transparent stone, glass
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5194: ὕαλος
ὕαλος, ὑαλου, ὁ (probably allied with ὑει, ὑετός (which see); hence, 'rain-drop', Curtius, 9604; Vanicek, p. 1046; but others make it of Egyptian origin (cf. Liddell and Scott, under the word)), from Herodotus ((3, 24) who writes ὕελος; (cf. Winer's Grammar, 22)) down;
1. any stone transparent like glass.
2. glass: Revelation 21:18, 21. Perhaps from the same as huetos (as being transparent like rain); glass -- glass. see GREEK huetos
Perhaps from the same as huetos (as being transparent like rain); glass -- glass.
see GREEK huetos
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 5194
ὑάλῳ — 1 Occ.
ὕαλος — 1 Occ.
Revelation 21:18 N-DMS
GRK: καθαρὸν ὅμοιον ὑάλῳ καθαρῷ
NAS: like clear glass.
KJV: like unto clear glass.
INT: pure like glass pure