|Origin:||perhaps from 02492 (and thus dream-stone)|
|Reference:||TWOT - 67b|
|In Hebrew:||hmlxaw 2|
|In NET:||amethyst 2|
|In AV:||amethyst 2|
|Definition:||1) amethyst, a gem in the third row on the ephod, breastplate
of judgment worn by the high priest. Transliteration of the
Septuagint word. Identification is not certain but is a
purple stone perhaps a corundum or red or brown jasper.
perhaps from 2492 (and thus dream-stone); a gem, probably the
see HEBREW for 02492
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