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The precious stone in each shoulder piece of the ephod, and one of those in the breastplate of the high priest. Its Hebrew name is shoham; but this has five different translations in the LXX, and its identity is uncertain. Genesis 2:12 ; Exodus 25:7 ; Exodus 28:9,20 ; Exodus 35:9,27 ; Exodus 39:6,13 ; 1 Chronicles 29:2 ; Job 28:16 Ezekiel 28:13 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Onyx '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/o/onyx.html. 1897.

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