New International Version
"Take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the sons of Israel
King James Bible
And thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel:
Darby Bible Translation
And thou shalt take two onyx stones, and engrave on them the names of the children of Israel:
World English Bible
You shall take two onyx stones, and engrave on them the names of the children of Israel:
Young's Literal Translation
'And thou hast taken the two shoham stones, and hast opened on them the names of the sons of Israel;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Two onyx stones - See Clarke on Exodus 25:7 (note).
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LibraryThree Inscriptions with one Meaning
'Thou shalt make a plate of pure gold, and grave upon it ... HOLINESS TO THE LORD.'--EXODUS xxviii. 36. 'In that day there shall be upon the bells of the horses, HOLINESS UNTO THE LORD.'--ZECH. xiv. 20. 'His name shall be in their foreheads.'--REV. xxii. 4. You will have perceived my purpose in putting these three widely separated texts together. They all speak of inscriptions, and they are all obviously connected with each other. The first of them comes from the ancient times of the institution …
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Its skillfully woven waistband is to be like it--of one piece with the ephod and made with gold, and with blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and with finely twisted linen.
in the order of their birth--six names on one stone and the remaining six on the other.
They mounted the onyx stones in gold filigree settings and engraved them like a seal with the names of the sons of Israel.
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