Exodus 28:9
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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;

Exodus 28:9 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Two onyx stones - See Clarke on Exodus 25:7 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

onyx

Exodus 28:20 And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold in their settings.

Exodus 39:13 And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper: they were enclosed in ouches of gold in their settings.

Genesis 2:12 And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.

Job 28:16 It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.

grave

Exodus 28:36 And you shall make a plate of pure gold, and grave on it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD.

Exodus 39:6 And they worked onyx stones enclosed in ouches of gold, graven, as signets are graven, with the names of the children of Israel.

2 Chronicles 2:7 Send me now therefore a man cunning to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue...

Songs 8:6 Set me as a seal on your heart, as a seal on your arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave...

Isaiah 49:16 Behold, I have graven you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

Library
Three 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
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Edwards -- Spiritual Light
Jonathan Edwards, the New England divine and metaphysician, was born at East Windsor, Connecticut, in 1703. He was graduated early from Yale College, where he had given much attention to philosophy, became tutor of his college, and at nineteen began to preach. His voice and manner did not lend themselves readily to pulpit oratory, but his clear, logical, and intense presentation of the truth produced a profound and permanent effect upon his hearers. He wrote what were considered the most important
Grenville Kleiser—The world's great sermons, Volume 3

The Covenant of Grace
Q-20: DID GOD LEAVE ALL MANKIND TO PERISH 1N THE ESTATE OF SIN AND MISERY? A: No! He entered into a covenant of grace to deliver the elect out of that state, and to bring them into a state of grace by a Redeemer. 'I will make an everlasting covenant with you.' Isa 55:5. Man being by his fall plunged into a labyrinth of misery, and having no way left to recover himself, God was pleased to enter into a new covenant with him, and to restore him to life by a Redeemer. The great proposition I shall go
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Earliest Christian Preaching
1. THUS far we have confined ourselves to the words of Jesus. The divine necessity of His death, indicated in the Old Testament and forming the basis of all His teaching regarding it, is the primary truth; the nature of that necessity begins to be revealed as the death is set in relation to the ransoming of many, and to the institution of a new covenant -- that is, a new religion, having as its fundamental blessing the forgiveness of sins. I do not think this view of our Lord's mind as to His own
James Denney—The Death of Christ

Cross References
Exodus 28:8
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.

Exodus 28:10
in the order of their birth--six names on one stone and the remaining six on the other.

Exodus 39:6
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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