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And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;

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The foundations

Job 28:16
It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx or the sapphire.
Proverbs 3:15
She is more precious than precious stones, and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
Isaiah 54:11
O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will cement thy stones upon carbuncle and lay thy foundations upon sapphires.


Exodus 28:17
And thou shalt fill it with four rows of stones; The order shall be a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite; this shall be the first order.
Exodus 29:10
And thou shalt cause the bullock to be brought before the tabernacle of the testimony, and Aaron and his sons shall put their hands upon the head of the bullock.

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1 Kings 6:30
And the floor of the house he overlaid with gold, within and without.