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Description: transparent red like a cornelian (carnelian); known as the "blood stone"
Vine's: "The beauty of the stone, its transparent brilliance, the high polish of which it is susceptible, made it a favorite among the ancients" (547).
In the temple: blood
Representation: cup of salvation; cup of deliverance
odem (124): from 119; redness, i.e. the ruby, garnet, or some other red gem:--sardius.
adam (119): to show blood in the face, i.e. flush or turn rosy:--be (dyed, made) red (ruddy).
sardinos (4555): from the same as 4556; sardine (3037 being implemented.), i.e. a gem, so called:--sardine. (Revelation 4:3)
sardios (4556): sardian (3037 being impl.), i.e. (as noun) the gem so called:--sardius.
lithos (3037): a stone (lit. or fig.):--(mill-, stumbling-) stone.
References: a stone in the breastplate, part of the appearance of the Lord, and New Jerusalem foundation
Click on the file below to see a diagram of the New Jerusalem foundations.