Definition of Spiritual jewel

1. Noun. A member of the Taoist Trinity; identified with Lao-tse.

Exact synonyms: Shen-pao
Generic synonyms: Chinese Deity
Group relationships: Taoist Trinity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiritual Jewel

Spinus pinus
Spinus tristis
Spiraea prunifolia
Spiranthes cernua
Spiranthes porrifolia
Spiranthes romanzoffiana
Spiranthes spiralis
Spirillum minus
Spirit of God
Spiritual Jewel
Spirocerca lupi
Spirochaeta obermeieri
Spirochaeta plicatilis
Spirodela polyrrhiza
Spirometra mansoni
Spirometra mansonoides
Spirula peronii

Literary usage of Spiritual jewel

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1. The Catechism of Thomas Becon ...: With Other Pieces Written by Him the in by Thomas Becon, John Ayre (1844)
"Neighbours, I will disease you no longer ; but as I have given you a spiritual jewel, joyful and comfortable for the soul, so will I in like manner, ..."

2. Venetia and Northern Italy: Being the Story of Venice, Lombardy & Emilia by Cecil Headlam (1908)
"Throughout her mediaeval existence the consecrating memory of Sant' Ambrogio, her patron and protector, set like a spiritual jewel in a hundred exquisite ..."

3. By-paths in Hebraic Bookland by Israel Abrahams, Jewish Publication Society of America (1920)
"... which Abraham disseminated among men; it was the spiritual jewel which ought to be treasured in the heart of every good man, of every true Israelite. ..."

4. Buddhist Birth Stories, Or, Jātaka Tales: Or Jātaka Tales. The Oldest by Thomas William Rhys Davids, Viggo Fausbøll (1880)
"... even so this impure body is like a jewel-plundering robber, if I set my affections thereon the precious spiritual jewel of the sublime path of holiness ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1861)
"... (though I might, indeed, speculate on the topic,) but frankness, that spiritual jewel of purest ray, is to be noted but very little of the Roman fair, ..."

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