And the one who sat there had the appearance of jasper and carnelian. A rainbow, resembling an emerald, encircled the throne.
And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.
The one sitting on the throne was as brilliant as gemstones––jasper and carnelian. And the glow of an emerald circled his throne like a rainbow.
suffused in gem hues of amber and flame with a nimbus of emerald.
And to my eyes he was like a jasper and a sardius stone: and there was an arch of light round the high seat, like an emerald.
And the one seated there looks like jasper and carnelian, and around the throne is a rainbow that looks like an emerald.
And He who sat there was like a jasper and a sardius stone in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, in appearance like an emerald.
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1 tn Grk “jasper stone.”
sn Jasper was a semiprecious gemstone, probably green in color (L&N 2.30).
2 sn Carnelian was a semiprecious gemstone, usually red in color (L&N 2.36).
3 tn Or “a rainbow emerald-like in appearance.”