The first of the third row was a ligure, then an amethyst, and the third an agate, being the ninth of the whole number.
In the revised version the word jacinth is substituted for ligure and amber is given as a marginal rendering for the same.
(Heb. leshem) occurs only in Ex. 28:19 and 39:12, as the name of a stone in the third row on the high priest's breastplate. Some have supposed that this stone was the same as the jacinth (q.v.), others that it was the opal. There is now no mineral bearing this name. The "ligurite" is so named from Liguria in Italy, where it was found.