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Onyx

Onyx

A semiprecious stone, a hard variety of agate, or a banded form of chalcedony. The onyx has white layers alternating with black, brown, red, gray, or green layers. It was used in the special garments of the high priest.Ex 28:9, 12; 1Ch 29:2; Job 28:16.