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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: σάπφιρος
(Strong's #4552 — Noun Feminine — sappheiros — sap'-fi-ros )

is mentioned in Revelation 21:19 (RV, marg., "lapis lazuli") as the second of the foundations of the wall of the heavenly Jerusalem (cp. Isaiah 54:11 ). It was one of the stones in the high priest's breastplate, Exodus 28:18 ; 39:11 ; as an intimation of its value see Job 28:16 ; Ezekiel 28:13 . See also Exodus 24:10 ; Ezekiel 1:26 ; 10:1 . The "sapphire" has various shades of blue and ranks next in hardness to the diamond.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Sapphire'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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