used in the Revised Version for jacinth in ( Revelation 9:17 ) It is simply another English spelling of the same Greek word.

Bibliography Information

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


hi'-a-sinth (huakinthos):

the Revised Version (British and American) uses this word in Revelation 9:17 for the King James Version "jacinth," with reference, not to stone, but to dark-purple color. In Revelation 21:20, where stone is meant, the Revised Version (British and American) translations "sapphire."

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HYACINTH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.