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Emerald

Hebrew: nophek

(Ex. 28:18; 39:11); i.e., the “glowing stone

probably the carbuncle, a precious stone in the breastplate of the high priest

It is mentioned (Rev. 21:19) as one of the foundations of the New Jerusalem.

The name given to this stone in the New Testament Greek is smaragdos, which means “live coal.”

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