corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.20.02.28
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Encyclopedias

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature

Ruby

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

The word rendered 'ruby' in the Authorized Version (; ; ; ; ; ) appears rather to indicate 'pearls.' The ruby is, however, generally supposed to be represented by the word rendered 'agate' in , and . The Oriental ruby is distinguished for its vivid red color, and was regarded as the most valuable of precious stones next after the diamond.

 

 

 

 


Copyright Statement
Public Domain.

Bibliography Information
Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Ruby'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/kbe/r/ruby.html.

Lectionary Calendar
Friday, February 28th, 2020
the Last Week after Epiphany
There are 44 days til 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  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Rose
Next Entry
Rue
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