17 Then mount four rows of precious stones(A) on it. The first row shall be carnelian, chrysolite(B) and beryl; 18 the second row shall be turquoise, lapis lazuli and emerald; 19 the third row shall be jacinth, agate and amethyst; 20 the fourth row shall be topaz, onyx and jasper.[a] Mount them in gold filigree settings.

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  1. Exodus 28:20 The precise identification of some of these precious stones is uncertain.

11 “Afflicted(A) city, lashed by storms(B) and not comforted,(C)
    I will rebuild you with stones of turquoise,[a](D)
    your foundations(E) with lapis lazuli.(F)

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  1. Isaiah 54:11 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.

12 I will make your battlements of rubies,
    your gates(A) of sparkling jewels,
    and all your walls of precious stones.

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13 You were in Eden,(A)
    the garden of God;(B)
every precious stone(C) adorned you:
    carnelian, chrysolite and emerald,
    topaz, onyx and jasper,
    lapis lazuli, turquoise(D) and beryl.[a]
Your settings and mountings[b] were made of gold;
    on the day you were created they were prepared.(E)

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  1. Ezekiel 28:13 The precise identification of some of these precious stones is uncertain.
  2. Ezekiel 28:13 The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.