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Proverbs 3:15

She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.

1 Kings 10:2

So she came to Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.

1 Chronicles 20:2

David took the crown of their king from his head, and he found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there was a precious stone in it; and it was placed on David's head. And he brought out the spoil of the city, a very great amount.

1 Chronicles 29:2

"Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.

Daniel 11:38

"But instead he will honor a god of fortresses, a god whom his fathers did not know; he will honor him with gold, silver, costly stones and treasures.

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

Revelation 18:12

cargoes of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, and every kind of citron wood and every article of ivory and every article made from very costly wood and bronze and iron and marble,

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

Exodus 28:19

and the third row a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst;

Isaiah 54:12

"Moreover, I will make your battlements of rubies, And your gates of crystal, And your entire wall of precious stones.

Ezekiel 27:16

"Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies.

Exodus 39:12

and the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst;

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper. They were set in gold filigree settings when they were mounted.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their workmanship was like sparkling beryl, and all four of them had the same form, their appearance and workmanship being as if one wheel were within another.

Ezekiel 10:9

Then I looked, and behold, four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside each cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was like the gleam of a Tarshish stone.

Exodus 28:17

"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;

Exodus 39:10

And they mounted four rows of stones on it. The first row was a row of ruby, topaz, and emerald;

Revelation 21:19

The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone The first foundation stone was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Job 28:17

"Gold or glass cannot equal it, Nor can it be exchanged for articles of fine gold.

Ezekiel 1:22

Now over the heads of the living beings there was something like an expanse, like the awesome gleam of crystal, spread out over their heads.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written down with an iron stylus; With a diamond point it is engraved upon the tablet of their heart And on the horns of their altars,

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Exodus 39:11

and the second row, a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond;

Revelation 4:3

And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.

Genesis 2:12

The gold of that land is good; the bdellium and the onyx stone are there.

Exodus 25:7

onyx stones and setting stones for the ephod and for the breastpiece.

Job 28:16

"It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, In precious onyx, or sapphire.

Job 28:18

"Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.

Proverbs 8:11

"For wisdom is better than jewels; And all desirable things cannot compare with her.

Exodus 24:10

and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, as clear as the sky itself.

Ezekiel 1:26

Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, like lapis lazuli in appearance; and on that which resembled a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man.

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and behold, in the expanse that was over the heads of the cherubim something like a sapphire stone, in appearance resembling a throne, appeared above them.

Job 28:19

"The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it, Nor can it be valued in pure gold.

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Ezekiel 27:16

"Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies.

Revelation 18:12

cargoes of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, and every kind of citron wood and every article of ivory and every article made from very costly wood and bronze and iron and marble,

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Ezekiel 28:16

"By the abundance of your trade You were internally filled with violence, And you sinned; Therefore I have cast you as profane From the mountain of God. And I have destroyed you, O covering cherub, From the midst of the stones of fire.

Ezekiel 27:22

"The traders of Sheba and Raamah, they traded with you; they paid for your wares with the best of all kinds of spices, and with all kinds of precious stones and gold.

Precious stones » General references to

1 Chronicles 29:2

"Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.

Revelation 18:12

cargoes of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, and every kind of citron wood and every article of ivory and every article made from very costly wood and bronze and iron and marble,

1 Kings 10:2

So she came to Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.

1 Chronicles 20:2

David took the crown of their king from his head, and he found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there was a precious stone in it; and it was placed on David's head. And he brought out the spoil of the city, a very great amount.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

Precious stones » Names of » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper. They were set in gold filigree settings when they were mounted.

1 Chronicles 29:2

"Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.

Exodus 25:7

onyx stones and setting stones for the ephod and for the breastpiece.

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

More verses: Job 28:16 Genesis 2:12

Precious stones » Pearls » Sapphire

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Revelation 21:19

The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone The first foundation stone was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Exodus 24:10

and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, as clear as the sky itself.

Ezekiel 1:26

Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, like lapis lazuli in appearance; and on that which resembled a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man.

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and behold, in the expanse that was over the heads of the cherubim something like a sapphire stone, in appearance resembling a throne, appeared above them.

More verses: Exodus 28:18 Job 28:16

Precious stones » Names of » Beryl

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Song of Songs 5:14

"His hands are rods of gold Set with beryl; His abdomen is carved ivory Inlaid with sapphires.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their workmanship was like sparkling beryl, and all four of them had the same form, their appearance and workmanship being as if one wheel were within another.

Ezekiel 10:9

Then I looked, and behold, four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside each cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was like the gleam of a Tarshish stone.

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

More verses: Exodus 39:13

Precious stones » Names of » Emeralds

Ezekiel 27:16

"Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies.

Revelation 4:3

And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Revelation 21:19

The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone The first foundation stone was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Exodus 28:18

and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond;

More verses: Exodus 39:11

Precious stones » Names of » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper. They were set in gold filigree settings when they were mounted.

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

Precious stones » Pearls » Sardius

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Revelation 4:3

And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.

Exodus 39:10

And they mounted four rows of stones on it. The first row was a row of ruby, topaz, and emerald;

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Exodus 28:17

"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;

Precious stones » Pearls » Topaz

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Exodus 28:17

"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;

Job 28:19

"The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it, Nor can it be valued in pure gold.

Precious stones » Pearls » Rubies

Job 28:18

"Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.

Proverbs 3:15

She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.

Proverbs 8:11

"For wisdom is better than jewels; And all desirable things cannot compare with her.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.

Revelation 21:19

The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone The first foundation stone was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

Precious stones » Names of » Amethyst

Exodus 28:19

and the third row a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst;

Exodus 39:12

and the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst;

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Diamond

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written down with an iron stylus; With a diamond point it is engraved upon the tablet of their heart And on the horns of their altars,

Precious stones » Names of » Diamonds

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written down with an iron stylus; With a diamond point it is engraved upon the tablet of their heart And on the horns of their altars,

Precious stones » Names of » Crystal

Ezekiel 1:22

Now over the heads of the living beings there was something like an expanse, like the awesome gleam of crystal, spread out over their heads.

Job 28:17

"Gold or glass cannot equal it, Nor can it be exchanged for articles of fine gold.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

Precious stones » Names of » Agate

Exodus 28:19

and the third row a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst;

Isaiah 54:12

"Moreover, I will make your battlements of rubies, And your gates of crystal, And your entire wall of precious stones.

Ezekiel 27:16

"Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies.

Precious stones » Art of engraving upon, early known to the jews

Exodus 28:11

"As a jeweler engraves a signet, you shall engrave the two stones according to the names of the sons of Israel; you shall set them in filigree settings of gold.

Exodus 28:21

"The stones shall be according to the names of the sons of Israel: twelve, according to their names; they shall be like the engravings of a seal, each according to his name for the twelve tribes.

Exodus 28:9

"You shall take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the sons of Israel,

Precious stones » Brilliant and glittering

1 Chronicles 29:2

"Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

Precious stones » Called » Precious jewels

2 Chronicles 20:25

When Jehoshaphat and his people came to take their spoil, they found much among them, including goods, garments and valuable things which they took for themselves, more than they could carry. And they were three days taking the spoil because there was so much.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold, and an abundance of jewels; But the lips of knowledge are a more precious thing.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Jacinth

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Revelation 9:17

And this is how I saw in the vision the horses and those who sat on them: the riders had breastplates the color of fire and of hyacinth and of brimstone; and the heads of the horses are like the heads of lions; and out of their mouths proceed fire and smoke and brimstone.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Seductive splendor and false glory of the apostacy

Revelation 18:16

saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, she who was clothed in fine linen and purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls;

Revelation 17:4

The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a gold cup full of abominations and of the unclean things of her immorality,

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Saints

Malachi 3:17

"They will be Mine," says the LORD of hosts, "on the day that I prepare My own possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his own son who serves him."

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if any man builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw,

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the breastplate of judgment

Exodus 28:17-20

"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald; and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond; and the third row a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst; read more.
and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

Exodus 39:10-14

And they mounted four rows of stones on it. The first row was a row of ruby, topaz, and emerald; and the second row, a turquoise, a sapphire and a diamond; and the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; read more.
and the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper. They were set in gold filigree settings when they were mounted. The stones were corresponding to the names of the sons of Israel; they were twelve, corresponding to their names, engraved with the engravings of a signet, each with its name for the twelve tribes.

Precious stones » Brought from ophir

1 Kings 10:11

Also the ships of Hiram, which brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir a very great number of almug trees and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:10

The servants of Huram and the servants of Solomon who brought gold from Ophir, also brought algum trees and precious stones.

Precious stones » Extensive commerce in

Revelation 18:12

cargoes of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, and every kind of citron wood and every article of ivory and every article made from very costly wood and bronze and iron and marble,

Ezekiel 27:22

"The traders of Sheba and Raamah, they traded with you; they paid for your wares with the best of all kinds of spices, and with all kinds of precious stones and gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Amethyst

Exodus 28:19

and the third row a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst;

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Emerald

Ezekiel 27:16

"Aram was your customer because of the abundance of your goods; they paid for your wares with emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral and rubies.

Revelation 4:3

And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Beryl

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Daniel 10:6

His body also was like beryl, his face had the appearance of lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and feet like the gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a tumult.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sardine or sardius

Revelation 4:3

And He who was sitting was like a jasper stone and a sardius in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald in appearance.

Exodus 28:17

"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;

Precious stones » Called » Stones of fire

Ezekiel 28:16

"By the abundance of your trade You were internally filled with violence, And you sinned; Therefore I have cast you as profane From the mountain of God. And I have destroyed you, O covering cherub, From the midst of the stones of fire.

Ezekiel 28:14

"You were the anointed cherub who covers, And I placed you there You were on the holy mountain of God; You walked in the midst of the stones of fire.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Pearl

Matthew 13:45-46

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls, and upon finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it.

Job 28:18

"Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Topaz

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Job 28:19

"The topaz of Ethiopia cannot equal it, Nor can it be valued in pure gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Ruby

Lamentations 4:7

Her consecrated ones were purer than snow, They were whiter than milk; They were more ruddy in body than corals, Their polishing was like lapis lazuli.

Job 28:18

"Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.

Precious stones » Called » Jewels

Ezekiel 16:12

"I also put a ring in your nostril, earrings in your ears and a beautiful crown on your head.

Precious stones » Often given as presents

1 Kings 10:2

So she came to Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.

1 Kings 10:10

She gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, and a very great amount of spices and precious stones. Never again did such abundance of spices come in as that which the queen of Sheba gave King Solomon.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Carbuncle

Isaiah 54:12

"Moreover, I will make your battlements of rubies, And your gates of crystal, And your entire wall of precious stones.

Exodus 28:17

"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sapphire

Exodus 24:10

and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, as clear as the sky itself.

Ezekiel 1:26

Now above the expanse that was over their heads there was something resembling a throne, like lapis lazuli in appearance; and on that which resembled a throne, high up, was a figure with the appearance of a man.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Agate

Exodus 28:19

and the third row a jacinth, an agate and an amethyst;

Isaiah 54:12

"Moreover, I will make your battlements of rubies, And your gates of crystal, And your entire wall of precious stones.

Precious stones » Names of » Carbuncle

Exodus 39:10

And they mounted four rows of stones on it. The first row was a row of ruby, topaz, and emerald;

Exodus 28:17

"You shall mount on it four rows of stones; the first row shall be a row of ruby, topaz and emerald;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Preciousness of Christ

1 Peter 2:6

For this is contained in Scripture: "BEHOLD, I LAY IN ZION A CHOICE STONE, A PRECIOUS CORNER stone, AND HE WHO BELIEVES IN HIM WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED."

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, A costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

Job 28:16

"It cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, In precious onyx, or sapphire.

Precious stones » Used for » Setting in seals and rings

Song of Songs 5:12

"His eyes are like doves Beside streams of water, Bathed in milk, And reposed in their setting.

Precious stones » A part of the treasure of kings

2 Chronicles 32:27

Now Hezekiah had immense riches and honor; and he made for himself treasuries for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields and all kinds of valuable articles,

Precious stones » Called » Stones to be set

1 Chronicles 29:2

"Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.

Precious stones » Prepared by » David » For the temple

1 Chronicles 29:2

"Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.

Precious stones » diversity » Colors

1 Chronicles 29:2

"Now with all my ability I have provided for the house of my God the gold for the things of gold, and the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, onyx stones and inlaid stones, stones of antimony and stones of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones and alabaster in abundance.

Precious stones » Given by chief men for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:8

Whoever possessed precious stones gave them to the treasury of the house of the LORD, in care of Jehiel the Gershonite.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chrysoprasus

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chalcedony

Revelation 21:19

The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone The first foundation stone was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chrysolyte

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sardonyx

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Stability of heavenly jerusalem

Revelation 21:19

The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone The first foundation stone was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Glory of heavenly jerusalem

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God Her brilliance was like a very costly stone, as a stone of crystal-clear jasper.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Worldly glory of nations

Ezekiel 28:13-16

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared. "You were the anointed cherub who covers, And I placed you there You were on the holy mountain of God; You walked in the midst of the stones of fire. "You were blameless in your ways From the day you were created Until unrighteousness was found in you. read more.
"By the abundance of your trade You were internally filled with violence, And you sinned; Therefore I have cast you as profane From the mountain of God. And I have destroyed you, O covering cherub, From the midst of the stones of fire.

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the temple

2 Chronicles 3:6

Further, he adorned the house with precious stones; and the gold was gold from Parvaim.

Precious stones » Names of » Chrysoprasus

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Names of » Chalcedony

Revelation 21:19

The foundation stones of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone The first foundation stone was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Precious stones » Names of » Chrysolite

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Names of » Jacinth

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprase; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Beauty and stability of the church

Isaiah 54:11-12

"O afflicted one, storm-tossed, and not comforted, Behold, I will set your stones in antimony, And your foundations I will lay in sapphires. "Moreover, I will make your battlements of rubies, And your gates of crystal, And your entire wall of precious stones.

Precious stones » Used for » Ornamenting royal crowns

2 Samuel 12:30

Then he took the crown of their king from his head; and its weight was a talent of gold, and in it was a precious stone; and it was placed on David's head. And he brought out the spoil of the city in great amounts.

Precious stones » Brought from sheba

1 Kings 10:1-2

Now when the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions. So she came to Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.

Precious stones » Used for » Decorating the person

Ezekiel 28:13

"You were in Eden, the garden of God; Every precious stone was your covering: The ruby, the topaz and the diamond; The beryl, the onyx and the jasper; The lapis lazuli, the turquoise and the emerald; And the gold, the workmanship of your settings and sockets, Was in you. On the day that you were created They were prepared.

Precious stones » Highly prized by the ancients

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the high priest's ephod

Exodus 28:12

"You shall put the two stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod, as stones of memorial for the sons of Israel, and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD on his two shoulders for a memorial.

Precious stones » Used for » Honoring idols

Daniel 11:38

"But instead he will honor a god of fortresses, a god whom his fathers did not know; he will honor him with gold, silver, costly stones and treasures.

Precious stones » Art of setting, known to the jews

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row a beryl and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold filigree.

Precious stones » Given by the jews for the tabernacle

Exodus 25:7

onyx stones and setting stones for the ephod and for the breastpiece.

Precious stones » Dug out of the earth

Job 28:5-6

"The earth, from it comes food, And underneath it is turned up as fire. "Its rocks are the source of sapphires, And its dust contains gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Coral

Job 28:18

"Coral and crystal are not to be mentioned; And the acquisition of wisdom is above that of pearls.

Presents » Things given as » Precious stones

1 Kings 10:2

So she came to Jerusalem with a very large retinue, with camels carrying spices and very much gold and precious stones. When she came to Solomon, she spoke with him about all that was in her heart.

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Precious stones

1 Chronicles 29:8

Whoever possessed precious stones gave them to the treasury of the house of the LORD, in care of Jehiel the Gershonite.



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