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The first in the fourth row of precious stones in the high priest's breast-plate (Exodus 28:20; Exodus 39:13), Hebrew tarshish, the tartessus stone, found in Spain. Sea green, pale blue, yellow, and almost white, are its various colors. The color of the cherubic wheels (Ezekiel 1:16; Ezekiel 10:9). In Ezekiel 28:13 it is one of the Tyrian king's treasures, margin: chrysolite. Set in rings of gold (Song of Solomon 5:14); not as Smith's Bible Dictionary, "his wrists are circlets of gold full set with topazes,' but the hands bent in are compared to beautiful rings in which beryl is set, as the nails are in the fingers The body of the man seen in vision (Daniel 10:6) resembled it. In Revelation 21:19-20, the city's eighth foundation, the chrysolite being the seventh. The aquamarine, according to Schleusner.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'beryl' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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