Glistering • Glistering Stones • Stones of Fair Colors
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Antimony anʹtə-mōnē [Heb. ’aḇnê-p̱ûḵ] (1 Ch. 29:2); AV “glistering stones”; NEB “stones for mosaic work” (with following word riqmâ); cf. RV “stones for inlaid work”; [Heb. pûḵ] (lsa. 54:11); AV “fair colours”; NEB “the finest mortar.” As an element, antimony is a metallic substance gleaming
Glistering A poetic term meaning “glistening,” used by the AV in 1 Ch. 29:2 and Lk. 9:29. See Antimony; Transfiguration.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GLISTERING<glis’-ter-ing> ([פּוּךְ, pukh], “dye” (spec. “stibium”), “fair colors”; [στίλβοντα, stilbonta]): “`Glistering stones’ (1 Ch 29:2) is better than the `inlaid’ of the Revised Version (British and American); for some kind of colored, brilliant stone seems meant” (HDB, II, 182); compare
Compton’s Encyclopedia
antimonyStibnite is the primary mineral from which antimony is obtained. The specimen is from Prince …Courtesy of the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago; photograph, Mary A. Rootmetallic element of nitrogen family. A bright silvery-white metal, antimony is found in nature chiefly in the gray
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ANTIMONY (Ănʹ tĭ mō nē) Silvery-white, brittle, metallic chemical element of crystalline structure, found only in combination. It is used in alloys with other metals to harden them and increase their resistance to chemical actions. Compounds of antimony are used in medicines, pigments, matches, and
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
antimony. A hard, brittle, and lustrous metallic element (symbol Sb). The term is used twice for Hebrew pûk H7037 in the NRSV and some other versions (1 Chr. 29:2 [KJV, “glistering stones”], in a list of precious metals and stones that David accumulated for the construction of the temple; and Isa. 54:11
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
GLISTERING, glisʹtẽr-ing (פּוּךְ‎, pūkh, “dye” [spec. “stibium”], “fair colors”; στίλβοντα, stílbonta): “ ‘Glistering stones’ (1 Ch 29:2) is better than the ‘inlaid’ of RV; for some kind of colored, brilliant stone seems meant” (HDB, II, 182); cf Isa 54:11 RVm. The term is employed in Mk 9:3 to denote
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ANTIMONY an´tuh-moh´nee [פּוּךְpukh]. Antimony is the eyeliner of the ancient world, used for beautifying as well as protecting the eyes from the glare of the sun and from insects. The substance is made by pulverizing certain minerals (galena for black, malachite for green) into powder. In the Bible,