Definition of Living stone
1. Noun. Any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones.
Group relationships: Genus Lithops
Generic synonyms: Succulent
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Literary usage of Living stone
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1. A Popular Commentary on the New Testament: By English and American Scholars by Philip Schaff (1890)
"a living stone. The EV inserts as unto. The original, however, is bolder. It has no such note of comparison, but designates the Lord directly a living stone ..."
2. A New Literal Translation from the Original Greek, of All the Apostolical by James Macknight (1841)
"By calling the Lord Christa living stone who was rejected of men, ... The apostle here terms the I-ord Christ a living stone, to show that the temple of ..."
3. Commentary on the New Testament, Intended for Popular Use by Daniel Denison Whedon (1880)
"A living stone—The reference is to Isa. viii, 14, 15; xxviii, 16; Psa. cxviii, 22; combined by the apostle. Christ is not here compared to a living stone: ..."
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