The Breastpiece(A)

15 “Fashion a breastpiece(B) for making decisions—the work of skilled hands. Make it like the ephod: of gold, and of blue, purple and scarlet yarn, and of finely twisted linen.

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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. 21 There are to be twelve stones, one for each of the names of the sons of Israel,(C) each engraved like a seal with the name of one of the twelve tribes.(D)

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

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