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Genesis 2:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the gold of that land [is] good: there [is] bdellium and the onyx stone.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The gold of that land is good; the bdellium and the onyx stone are there.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the gold of that land [is] good: there [is] bdellium and the onyx-stone.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the gold of that land is good; bdellium and the onyx stone are there.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— moreover, the gold of that land, is good,—there, is the bdellium, and the beryl stone.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the gold of that land [is] good, there [is] the bdolach and the shoham stone;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the gold of that land is very good: there is found bdellium, and the onyx stone.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the gold of that land [is] good: There [is] Bdellium and the Onix stone.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the gold of that land is good, there also is carbuncle and emerald.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the gold of that land [is] good: there [is] bdellium and the onyx stone.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the gold 2091
{2091} Prime
זָהָב
zahab
{zaw-hawb'}
From an unused root meaning to shimmer; gold; figuratively something gold colored (that is, yellow), as oil, a clear sky.
of that 1931
{1931} Prime
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
[is] good: 2896
{2896} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
there x8033
(8033) Complement
שָׁם
sham
{shawm}
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
[is] bdellium 916
{0916} Prime
בְּדֹלַח
b@dolach
{bed-o'-lakh}
Probably from H0914; something in pieces, that is, bdellium, a (fragrant) gum (perhaps amber); others a pearl.
and the onyx 7718
{7718} Prime
שֹׁהַם
shoham
{sho'-ham}
From an unused root probably meaning to blanch; a gem, probably the beryl (from its pale green color).
stone. 68
{0068} Prime
אֶבֶן
'eben
{eh'-ben}
From the root of H1129 through the meaning, to build; a stone.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Bdellium is a transparent aromatic gum. The onyx is a precious stone, so called from a Greek word signifying a man's nail, to the colour of which it nearly approaches.
Numbers 11:7 And the manna [was] as coriander seed, and the colour thereof as the colour of bdellium.

onyx:

Exodus 28:20 And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.
Exodus 39:13 And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper: [they were] inclosed in ouches of gold in their inclosings.
Job 28:16 It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, or the sapphire.
Ezekiel 28:13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone [was] thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.
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