American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A precious stone of a fine green color, found anciently in Ethiopia, but in modern times only in South America, Exodus 28:18; Ezekiel 27:16; 28:13 . Josephus, however, and the Seventy make it a gem like a burning coal-the Indian ruby.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Emerald'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/e/emerald.html. 1859.