271. amethustos
Strong's Concordance
amethustos: amethyst
Original Word: ἀμέθυστος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: amethustos
Phonetic Spelling: (am-eth'-oos-tos)
Definition: amethyst
Usage: amethyst (a kind of rock crystal: the best specimens are the color of unmixed wine, whence perhaps the name), believed to stave off drunkenness.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and methuó
NASB Translation
amethyst (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 271: ἀμέθυστος

ἀμέθυστος, , , 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.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a (as a negative particle) and a derivative of methuo; the "amethyst" (supposed to prevent intoxication) -- amethyst.

see GREEK a

see GREEK methuo

Forms and Transliterations
αμέθυστον αμεθυστος αμέθυστος ἀμέθυστος άμελγε ήμελξας amethustos amethystos améthystos
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Englishman's Concordance
Revelation 21:20 N-NFS
GRK: ὁ δωδέκατος ἀμέθυστος
NAS: jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.
KJV: a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.
INT: the twelfth amethyst

Strong's Greek 271
1 Occurrence

ἀμέθυστος — 1 Occ.

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