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Iaspis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2393  
Original WordWord Origin
iaspißprobably of foreign origin, see (03471)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
IaspisNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ee'-as-pis   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. jasper, a precious stone of various colours (for some are purple, others blue, others green, and others the colour of brass)
There is one kind called the Aeizusa, like to air and anotherCrystallizusa, clear as crystal. So Pliny speaks of a white Jaspercalled Astrios, and which, he says is "crystallo propinquans", nearto crystal, found in India, and on the shores of Pallene. (Gill)
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 4
jasper 4
 
NAS Verse Count
Revelation4


Total4
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Iaspis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.