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Chrysoprasus [N]

golden leek, a precious stone of the colour of leek's juice, a greenish-golden colour ( Revelation 21:20 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Chrysoprasus". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .


A precious stone.

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald; The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a CHRYSOPRASUS; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. ( Revelation 21:19-20 )

Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)

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"Entry for 'Chrysoprasus'". A King James Dictionary.