||Since 50AD gemologists have changed the names of only a few gems, i.e. Carnelian for Sardius, hence the list of gemstones in modern Bibles differ only slightly from the Greek New Testament or the 1611 King James Version. The English and Greek names are: Jasper (Iaspis), chalcedony (chalkedon), sardonyx (sardonix), carnelian (sardius), chrysolite(chrysolithos), chrysoprase (chrysoprases), amethyst (amethustos), sapphire (sappheiros), emerald (smaragdos), beryl (berullos), topaz (topazion), jacinth (uakinthos).
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