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peniyim, peninim (Job 28:18; Proverbs 3:15; Proverbs 8:11; Proverbs 31:10; Lamentations 4:7), "more ruddy than rubies," but Bochart "pearls." Gesenius (from the Arabic "a branch" and the Hebrew paanan "to divide into branches" or else "to turn" from the globular form), "corals."

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

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