a quoin or cornerstone, of great importance in binding together the sides of a building. The phrase "corner-stone" is sometimes used to denote any principal person, as the princes of Egypt, ( Isaiah 19:13 ) and is thus applied to our Lord. ( Isaiah 28:16 ; Matthew 21:42 ; 1 Peter 2:6 1 Peter 2:7 )
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Cornerstone,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".