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Sardine stone
        (Rev. 4:3, R.V., "sardius;" Heb. 'odhem; LXX., Gr. sardion, from
        a root meaning "red"), a gem of a blood-red colour. It was
        called "sardius" because obtained from Sardis in Lydia. It is
        enumerated among the precious stones in the high priest's
        breastplate (Ex. 28:17; 39:10). It is our red carnelian.
Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Sardine stone' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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