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59 Bible Verses about Bronze
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The LORD told Moses, "Look, I've called Uri's son Bezalel, grandson of Hur from Judah's tribe and I've filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, understanding, knowledge, and all kinds of craftsmanship read more.
to create plans for work in gold, silver, and bronze, and for cutting stones to set them, for carving wood, and for doing all kinds of craftsmanship. Along with him I'm appointing Ahisamach's son Oholiab from the tribe of Dan, and I've given wisdom to all who are skilled so they can make everything that I've commanded you,
Moses told the Israelis, "Look, the LORD has called Uri's son Bezalel, grandson of Hur, from the tribe of Judah, and he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, and with knowledge of all kinds of work, to make artistic designs, to work in gold, silver, and bronze, read more.
to cut stones for setting, to carve wood, and to engage in all kinds of artistic work. And he has given both him and Ahisamach's son Oholiab from the tribe of Dan the ability to teach.
King Solomon sent for Hiram from Tyre, the son of a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, whose father was from Tyre. A bronze worker, he was wise, knowledgeable, and was skilled in all sorts of bronze working. He went to King Solomon and did all of his work.
You already have plenty of workers, including stonecutters, masons, carpenters, and an innumerable group of artisans who are skilled at working in gold, silver, bronze, and iron. So begin the work, and may the LORD be with you."
"At any rate, send me an individual who is a skilled craftsman in gold, silver, bronze, and iron, as well as in purple, crimson, and blue materials, who knows how to craft engravings, so he may work with the craftsmen whom I have assembled in Judah and Jerusalem, as provided for by my father David.
Both the king and Jehoiada paid the money to those who were working to maintain the service of the LORD's Temple, and they, in turn, hired masons and carpenters to restore the LORD's Temple. Iron and bronze workers also were brought in to repair the Lord's Temple.
"If, despite all of this, you still don't listen to me, then I'll punish you seven times more on account of your sins. I'll break your mighty pride. I'll make the heavens to be like iron and the ground like bronze.
"As for me, today I'm making you a fortified city, an iron pillar, and a bronze wall against the whole land against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.
"I wanted to learn the precise significance of the fourth animal that was different from all the others, extremely awe-inspiring, with iron teeth and bronze claws, and that had devoured and crushed things, trampling under its feet whatever remained.
Get up and smash them to pieces, daughter of Zion, because I will make your horn like iron and your hooves like bronze! And you will beat many people to pieces, and I will consecrate their dishonest gain to the LORD and their assets to the Lord of the entire earth."
I lifted up my eyes to look, and to my surprise, there was a certain man dressed in linen, whose waist was encircled with gold from Uphaz! His body was like beryl, his face flashed like lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and legs were like polished bronze, and his speech roared like that of a crowd.
"To the messenger of the church in Thyatira, write: "The Son of God, whose eyes are like flaming fire and whose feet are like glowing bronze, says this:
The world's businesses cry and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargo anymore cargo of gold, silver, gems, pearls, fine linen, purple cloth, silk, scarlet cloth, all kinds of scented wood, all articles made of ivory, all articles made of very costly wood, bronze, iron, marble,
David also confiscated a vast quantity of bronze from Tibhath and Cun, cities under Hadadezer's control. Later on, Solomon crafted the bronze sea, the pillars, and the bronze vessels for the Temple. When King Tou of Hamath learned that David had conquered King Hadadezer of Zobah's entire army, he sent his son Hadoram to King David to meet and congratulate him, because he had fought against and defeated Hadadezer. Since Hadadezer had often been to war against Tou, he sent all sorts of gold, silver, and bronze goods
I divided among them 650 silver talents, silver utensils weighing 100 talents, 100 talents of gold, 20 gold basins weighing 1,000 darics each, and two vessels made of polished brass, as valuable as gold.
As a result, during the fifth year of the reign of King Rehoboam, King Shishak of Egypt invaded and attacked Jerusalem. He stripped the LORD's Temple and the royal palace of their treasures. He took everything, even the gold shields that Solomon had made. King Rehoboam made shields out of bronze to take their place, and then committed them to the care and custody of the commanders of those who guarded the entrance to the royal palace. read more.
Whenever the king entered the LORD's Temple, the guards would carry them to and from the guard's quarters.
So King Shishak of Egypt invaded Jerusalem and looted the treasure stores in the LORD's Temple and in the royal palace. He took everything, including the golden shields that Solomon had made. After this, King Rehoboam made shields out of bronze to take their place, committing them to the care and custody of the commanders of those who guarded the entrance to the royal palace. As often as the king entered the LORD's Temple, the guards came and transported the shields to the Temple and then brought them back to the guard's quarters.
Everyone who could give an offering of silver and bronze brought it as a contribution for the LORD. Also all who had acacia wood for any use in the work brought it.
The LORD told Moses, "Tell the Israelis to take an offering for me, and you are to accept my offering from every person whose heart moves him to give. This is the offering that you are to accept from them: gold, silver, and bronze; read more.
blue, purple, and scarlet material; fine linen and goat hair; ram skins dyed red, dolphin skins, and acacia wood; oil for lighting, spices for the anointing oil and for aromatic incense; and onyx stones, stones for setting on the ephod and the breast piece.
Then Moses told the entire congregation of the Israelis, "This is what the LORD has commanded, "Take from among yourselves an offering for the LORD. Everyone whose heart is willing is to bring as an offering for the LORD: gold, silver, and bronze; blue, purple, and scarlet material; fine linen and goat hair; read more.
ram skins dyed red, dolphin skins, acacia wood, oil for lighting, spices for the anointing oil and for aromatic incense, onyx stones, and stones for setting in the ephod and the breast piece.
The bronze from the wave offering totaled 70 talents and 2,400 shekels. With it he made the sockets for the doorway to the Tent of Meeting, the bronze altar, the bronze lattice for it, all the furnishings for the altar, the sockets for all around the court, the sockets for the gate to the court, all the pegs for the sanctuary, and all the pegs for all around the court.
When King Tou of Hamath learned that David had conquered King Hadadezer of Zobah's entire army, he sent his son Hadoram to King David to meet and congratulate him, because he had fought against and defeated Hadadezer. Since Hadadezer had often been to war against Tou, he sent all sorts of gold, silver, and bronze goods to King David, which David also dedicated to the LORD, along with silver and gold that he confiscated from all the surrounding nations, including Edom, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, and Amalek.
At great effort I have provided for the Temple of the LORD 100,000 gold talents, 1,000,000 silver talents, as well as bronze and iron beyond calculation, since there is so much of it. I've also provided timber and stone, but you'll need to obtain more.
So the leaders of the ancestral households presented their voluntary offerings, as did the leaders of the tribes, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king's business. They presented 5,000 gold talents and 10,000 gold darics for the work of the Temple of God, 10,000 silver talents, 18,000 bronze talents, and 100,000 iron talents.
Also, the bronze altar that Uri's son Bezalel, Hur's grandson had erected, was in place in front of the LORD's tent. Solomon and the assembly sought the LORD there. Solomon approached the presence of the LORD at the bronze altar that had been placed at the Tent of Meeting and offered 1,000 burnt offerings on it.
"You are to make the altar of acacia wood. It is to be five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar is to be a square, and it is to be three cubits high. You are to make horns on its four corners. Its corners are to be of one piece with it, and you are to overlay it with bronze. You are to make pans for removing its ashes, shovels, bowls, forks, and fire-pans for it, and you are to make all its utensils of bronze. read more.
You are to make a lattice, a netting of bronze for it, and you are to make four bronze rings on the netting at its four corners. You are to put it under the ledge of the altar, so that the netting extends halfway up the altar. You are to make poles for the altar, poles of acacia wood, and you are to overlay them with bronze.
Then he made the altar for burnt offerings of acacia wood. It was a square, five cubits long and five cubits wide, and it was three cubits high. He made horns on its four corners. Its horns were of one piece with it, and he overlaid it with bronze. He made all the utensils for the altar the pans, the shovels, the bowls, the forks, and the fire-pans and he made all its utensils of bronze. read more.
He made a lattice, a netting of bronze, for the altar. It was under its ledge, extending halfway up. He cast four rings on the four ends of the bronze lattice as holders for the poles. He made poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with bronze.
So Eleazar the priest took the bronze censers that had been burned and beat them into metal plates for the altar, to serve as a memorial to the Israelis, a reminder that no unauthorized person, who isn't a descendant of Aaron, is to attempt to burn incense in the LORD'S presence, so that he may not become like Korah and his group, just as the LORD had spoken by the authority of Moses.
All the pillars around the court are to be banded with silver. Their hooks are to be made of silver and their sockets made of bronze. The length of the court is to be 100 cubits, the width 50 cubits, and the height five cubits, with the hangings of fine woven linen, and the sockets of bronze. All the utensils of the tent for its service, all its pegs, and all the pegs for the court are to be made of bronze."
The sockets for the pillars were made of bronze and the hooks of the pillars and their bands were made of silver. Their tops were overlaid with silver, and all the pillars of the court were banded with silver. The screen of the gate of the court was the work of an embroiderer of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. The length was 20 cubits and it was five cubits high along its width, corresponding to the hangings of the court. Their four pillars and their four sockets were made of bronze, and their hooks were made of silver. Their tops were overlaid with silver and their bands were made of silver. read more.
All the pegs for the tent and for all around the court were made of bronze.
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He removed the high places, demolished the sacred pillars, and tore down the Asherah poles. He also demolished the bronze serpent that Moses had crafted, because the Israelis had been burning incense to it right up until that time. Hezekiah called it a piece of brass.
Then the Philistines grabbed him, gouged out his eyes, brought him down to Gaza, tied him up in bronze chains, and made him grind grain in their prison.
Solomon approached the presence of the LORD at the bronze altar that had been placed at the Tent of Meeting and offered 1,000 burnt offerings on it.
"You are to make the altar of acacia wood. It is to be five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar is to be a square, and it is to be three cubits high.