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The gemstones of the Bible

Percy H. Perkins

The gemstones of the Bible

by Percy H. Perkins

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Published by P.H. Perkins in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minerals in the Bible.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Percy H. Perkins, Jr. ; with a foreword by Richard T. Liddicoat, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS667 .P47 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 137 p. :
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3796341M
    ISBN 100960309012
    LC Control Number81090232
    OCLC/WorldCa8240806

      The first of many precious stones in the Bible is mentioned in the book of Genesis. It is referenced in relation to the creation of man and the Garden of Eden. Gemstones of the Bible.   Interestingly, the gemstones listed as part of the priest's breastplate are similar to the 12 stones that the Bible describes in the Book of Revelation as comprising the 12 gates to the wall of the holy city that God will create at the end of the world, when God makes a "new heaven" and a "new earth." And, because of the translation challenges.

      Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Gemstones – Pitambari Neelam, Bicolour Sapphire and Watermelon Tourmaline etc. 1. What is a Gemstone? A gemstone is a rare, precious and durable mineral, organic material or rock which can be cut and polished to be used in jewelry and other decoratives. In the market, gemstones can be found in different colors, shape and size.

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The gemstones of the Bible by Percy H. Perkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book has helped me also learn about the loose stones that I've purchased at a local store that sells everything crystals and gemstones.

When I went into the store for the second time in a week, I asked the woman who owns the place if she could point me in the direction of a stone that would help me harness compassion and unconditional love /5(K).

Gemstones (precious gems or stones) have, and will, play a vital and fascinating role in the Bible. Our Creator, long before man, used stones such as diamonds, rubies and emeralds to adorn one of the greatest beings he could create by fiat. This being was named.

History. The Hebrews obtained gemstones from the Middle East, India, and the time of the Exodus, the Bible states that the Israelites took gemstones with them (Book of Exodus, iii, 22; xii, ).When they were settled in the Land of Israel they obtained gemstones from the merchant caravans travelling from Babylonia or Persia to Egypt and those from Saba and Raamah to Tyre (Book of.

The book was surprisingly about more of the 'healing aspect of stones' than the 'healing gemstones of The gemstones of the Bible book Bible.' The bible gemstones were mentioned, but not so much the context of the book. The information was helpful, but not what expected. Read more.

2 people found this helpful/5(6). Books shelved as gemstones: The Book of Stones: Who They Are & What They Teach by Robert Simmons, Gemstones by Cally Hall, The Crystal Bible: A Definitiv. One of the most prominent mentions of precious gemstones in the Bible is the foundation stones of New Jerusalem.

The Book of Ezekiel describes the measurements of the Temple and gates of New Jerusalem, constructed after the first city and Temple were burned down. Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.

Other gemstones mentioned in the Bible include diamond, pearl, alabaster, flint, carbuncle and even malachite. Although the Bible is considered a religious book, it has been read and studied by people of many faiths, so the practice of wearing gems to enhance one's spirituality is not only limited to Christian and Jewish believers.

On this basis the emerald (no. 4) would stand for the tribe of Judah.”—Robert H. Mounce, The Book of Revelation (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., ), But in the list of stones given by Exodus Ex.the emerald is listed as the third stone—the last in the first row of three—and would represent the tribe.

In this book, I am going to focus on gemstones and crystals that come from natural minerals, rocks, and other organic materials, particularly those used in jewelry. You are going to learn about the different types of gemstones and crystals, their qualities and properties, and. February Amethyst Birthstone, Gemstones Bookmarks gifts un Booklover Bible Journal Teacher's Take Flight, Be Free Book Drape BrettePetwayStudio From shop BrettePetwayStudio.

Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library. Search GIA's library catalog of 57, books, 1, videos, periodicals, and the renowned Cartier Rare Book Repository and Archive. Gemstones of Bible Biblical book Exodus which has been written sometime around BC tells the story of Aaron’s breastplate (Aaron was high priest of the Israelites).

According to Exodus, God designed a breastplate for Aaron, and Moses, his brother made this breastplate. The seventh instance of turquoise crystals in the bible is in 1 Chroniclewhere it is explained the gemstones House of God needs along with alabaster.

The turquoise gemstone in the bible is mentioned thrice in Ezekiel-and An introduction to gemstones. Includes information about how they are mined, cut, and prepared for sale. How to buy and identify them. Hundreds of photos and illustrations give you a detailed description for major and minor gem varieties.

This book is a 7 1/2" x 9 5/8" paperback with pages. More information, table of contents. Numbers: book of the censuses of the people of Israel. Deuteronomy: book of the second law. The Pentateuch is the key to understanding the whole Bible, because it presents the beginnings of the revelation of God to the chosen people, and in it we find the first experiences and reflections on God’s plan of love with humanity.

Gemstones in the Bible. According to the book of Exodus in the Bible, a Hebrew high priest named Aaron was ordered by God to create a breastplate with twelve gemstones. These twelve gemstones have been linked to today's modern birthstones. The stones were set in four rows of three and were mounted in gold filigree settings.

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The book's reasons (among others) for this conclusion is that it has a long history of use as jewelry and were, at one time, valued more than diamonds (page 15). Given the difficulty to engrave such a hard stone as topaz, it seems likely that the breastplate stone found in the Bible called pitdah is best translated as a peridot gemstone.

Aug 5, - Explore Jo Gibson's board "Gems of the Bible" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Gems, Gemstones, Stones and crystals pins.Learn about healing gemstones with this chart of stone meanings. Here is our guide to the most commonly used precious and semi-precious gemstones, crystals, and minerals and a list of their metaphysical symbolism, healing properties, powers, and spiritual meaning.The Complete Crystal Bible is written by Cassandra Eason.

The subtitle of the book reads, " crystals to heal your mind body and spirit", and this is an excellent summary of the books content. I like the size of the book, as it is small enough to be able to easily take with you crystal shopping yet covers a good number of different crystals.