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Greek - stone
Greek - stone
Greek - hewn in stone
Greek - stone, stoned
Greek - cast stone, stone, stoned, stones
Greek - of stone, stone
Greek - mill stone, one stone, stone, stumbling stone, millstone, stone's, stones
Greek - stumbling stone
Greek - foundation stone, foundation stones
Greek - stone
Hebrew - stone
Hebrew - hailstones, headstone, slingstones, stone(s), cornerstone, stone, stonecutters, stonemasons, stones
Hebrew - stone(s), stone, stones
Hebrew - stone, certainly stone, stoned
Hebrew - stone heaps
Hebrew - gather out stones, stone, removed stones, stoned, surely be stoned
Hebrew - sharp stone
Hebrew - stone, small stone
Hebrew - adamant stone
Hebrew - sapphire stone
Hebrew - corner stone
Hebrew - cut stone, cut stones, hewn stone, smooth stones, stone cut, well-hewn stone
STONE

The allusion in Revelation 2:17 may be to the practice at the Olympic games of giving the successful competitor a white stone, inscribed with his name and the value of his prize; or to the mode of balloting with black and white stones on the question of the acquittal of an accused person, or his admission to certain privileges; if the stones deposited in the urn by the judges were all white, the decision was favorable. In early ages, flint-stone knives were in common use, instead of steel, Exodus 4:25 Joshua 5:2.

It was also customary to raise a heap or mound of stones in commemoration of any remarkable event, Genesis 31:46 Joshua 4:5-7 7:26 8:29 2 Samuel 18:17. The same custom still prevails in Syria, and passing travellers are wont to add each one a stone to the heap. See CORNER STONE.


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These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.

Bibliography Information
Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'STONE'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/ats/view.cgi?number=T1990>. 1859.

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