Greek - English Dictionary
G2393 - Jasper
|Word Origin:||Probably of foreign origin (see [H3471])|
|Part of Speech:||Noun Feminine|
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)
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by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.