Jewel is the representative in the A.V. of the following terms in the original: נֶזֶם(ne'zem,, a ring), a nose-ring (Pr 11:22; Isa 3:21; Eze 16:12; everywhere else rendered "earring," Ge 24:22,30,47; see Jerome on Ezekiel ad loc.; Hartmann's Hebraerin, 2, 166; 3, 205), or an earring (Ge 35:4; Ex 32:2-3); elsewhere without specifying the part of the person on which it was worn (Jg 8:24-26; Ex 35:32; Job 42, 51; Pr 25:12; Ho 2:15). חֲלַי (chali', so called as being polished), a necklace or trinket (Song 7:1; "ornament," Pr 25:12), and חֶליָה (chelyah', fern. of precedo), a necklace or female ornament (Ho 2:13). כּלַי (keli', an implement or vessel of any kind), an article of silver ware or other precious material (Ge 24:53; Ex 3:22; Ex 11:2; Ex 12:35; Nu 26:50-51; 1Sa 6:8,15; Job 28:17; Pr 20:15), or ally elegant trappings or piece of finery in dress (Isa 61:10; Eze 16:7,39; Eze 23:16), elsewhere rendered "vessel," etc. , סַגֻלָּה (segullah', property), wealth or treasure (Mal 3:17; elsewhere usually "peculiar treasure," Ex 19:5; Ps 135:4, etc.). SEE DRESS; SEE PRECIOUS STONE; etc.

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Definition of jewel

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