corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.20.05.25
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Emerald

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links
A — 1: σμάραγδος
(Strong's #4665 — Noun Feminine — smaragdos — smar'-ag-dos )

is a transparent stone of a light green color, occupying the first place in the second row on the high priest's breastplate, Exodus 28:18 . Tyre imported it from Syria, Ezekiel 27:16 . It is one of the foundations of the heavenly Jerusalem, Revelation 21:19 . The name was applied to other stones of a similar character, such as the carbuncle.

B — 1: σμαράγδινος
(Strong's #4664 — Adjective — smaragdinos — smar-ag'-dee-nos )

"emerald in character," descriptive of the rainbow round about the throne in Revelation 4:3 , is used in the papyri to denote emerald green.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Emerald'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/e/emerald.html. 1940.

Lectionary Calendar
Monday, May 25th, 2020
the Seventh Week after Easter
ADVERTISEMENT
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Embrace
Next Entry
Emperor
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology