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Lexicon :: Strong's G2393 - iaspis

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ἴασπις
Transliteration
iaspis (Key)
Pronunciation
ē'-ä-spēs (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably of foreign origin, see יָֽשְׁפִה (H3471)
mGNT
4x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
4x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
4x in 2 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἴασπις íaspis, ee'-as-pis; probably of foreign origin (see H3471); "jasper", a gem:—jasper.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G2393 in the following manner: jasper (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G2393 in the following manner: jasper (4x).
  1. jasper, a precious stone of various colours (for some are purple, others blue, others green, and others the colour of brass)

    "There is one sort which is called 'Aerizusa', like to air, and another 'Crystallizusa', clear as crystal. So Pliny speaks of a white 'jasper' called 'Astrios', and which, he says, is crystallo propinquans, 'near to crystal', found in India, and on the shores of Pallene." (John Gill—Comments on Rev 21:11)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἴασπις íaspis, ee'-as-pis; probably of foreign origin (see H3471); "jasper", a gem:—jasper.
STRONGS NT 2393: ἴασπις
ἴασπις, -ιδος, , [from Plato down], jasper; a precious stone of divers colors (for some are purple, others blue, others green, and others of the color of brass; Pliny, h. n. 37, 37 (8)): Revelation 4:3; Revelation 21:11, 18f. [But many think (questionably) the diamond to be meant here; others the precious opal; see Riehm, HWB, under the word Edelsteine, 8 and 10; B. D. under the word Jasper; cf. 'Bible Educator' 2:352.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Revelation
4:3; 21:11; 21:18

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2393 matches the Greek ἴασπις (iaspis),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:3 - And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper G2393 and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:11 - Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper G2393 stone, clear as crystal;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:18 - And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: G2393 and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:19 - And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; G2393 the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;
 
 
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