Emerald in the Bible
(A precious stone) Color of the rainbow
- Revelation 4:3 And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for EMERALD.
Merchandise of, in Tyre
- Ezekiel 27:16 Syria was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of the wares of thy making: they occupied in thy fairs with emeralds, purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and agate.
- Ezekiel 28:13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.
⇒Definition of emerald
Set in the breastplate
- Exodus 28:18 And the second row shall be an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Emerald.
In the foundation of the holy city
- Revelation 21:19 And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;