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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Rubies

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peniyim , peninim (Job 28:18; Proverbs 3:15; Proverbs 8:11; Proverbs 31:10; Lamentations 4:7), "more ruddy than rubies," but Bochart "pearls." Gesenius (from the Arabic "a branch" and the Hebrew paanan "to divide into branches" or else "to turn" from the globular form), "corals."

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Rubies'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/r/rubies.html. 1949.

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