Chalcedony

Chalcedony, [N] [E]

only in ( Revelation 21:19 ) The name is applied in modern mineralogy to one of the varieties of agate. It is generally translucent and exhibits a great variety of colors. So named because it was found near the ancient Chalcedon, near Constantinople.


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

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Chalcedony,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

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