Teal is descriptive of priests.

Exodus 28:17-21: And you shall put settings of stones in it, four rows of stones: The first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and an emerald; this shall be the first row; 18the second row shall be a turquoise, a sapphire, and a diamond; 19the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; 20and the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper. They shall be set in gold settings.

Teal is a greenish shade of blue, similar to turquoise. The priestly breastplate, worn by the high priest, contained 12 precious stones, one of which was turquoise. The turquoise stone was in the second of four rows.

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