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Isaiah 60:17

Instead of bronze I will bring gold, and instead of iron I will bring silver, and instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. And I will {appoint} peace [as] your overseer, and righteousness [as] {your ruling body}.

Joshua 6:18-19

As for you, keep [away] from the things devoted to destruction so that you do not take them and bring about your own destruction, making the camp of Israel an object for destruction, bringing trouble upon it. But all of the silver and gold, and the items of bronze and iron, [are] holy to Yahweh, and they must go to Yahweh's treasury."

1 Kings 20:1-6

Ben-Hadad king of Aram gathered all of his army, and thirty-two kings [were] with him, and horses and chariots. He went up and laid siege against Samaria and fought with it. He sent messengers to the city to Ahab king of Israel. He said to him, "Thus says Ben-Hadad: 'Your silver and your gold are mine, and your women and your best sons are mine.'"read more.
Then the king of Israel answered and said, "As your word, my master the king; I [am] yours, and all that is mine [is yours]." The messengers returned and said, "Thus says Ben-Hadad, saying, 'I sent to you saying, "Your silver and gold are mine, and your women and your best sons you must give to me." So [at this] time tomorrow, I will send my servants to you that they might search your house and the houses of your servants. All the desire of your eyes {they will lay hands on} and take it away.'"

2 Kings 7:8

When these who had the skin disease came to the edge of the camp, they went into a certain tent and they ate, drank, and took from there silver and gold and clothes. Then they went and hid [them], then returned and came to another tent, and they took from there and went and hid [them].

2 Kings 14:14

He also took all of the gold and silver and all the vessels found [in] the temple of Yahweh and in the treasury rooms of the palace of the king, as well as the {hostages}; then he returned to Samaria.

2 Chronicles 21:3

And their father gave to them many gifts of silver, gold, and valuables, with fortified cities in Judah, but he gave the kingdom to Jehoram, for he [was] the firstborn.

Job 28:12-19

"But from where will wisdom be found? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding? A human being does not know its proper value, and it is not found in [the] land of the living. The deep says, 'It [is] not in me,' and [the] sea says, 'It is not with me.'read more.
"Refined gold cannot be gotten in its place, and silver cannot be weighed out [as] its price. It cannot be bought for the gold of Ophir, for precious onyx or sapphire. Gold and glass cannot be compared with it, and its substitution [cannot be] an ornament of refined gold. Black corals and crystal will not be mentioned, and wisdom's price [is] more than red corals. The topaz of Cush cannot be compared with it; it cannot be bought for pure gold.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters [are] among your noble ladies. The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

Psalm 72:15

So may he live, and may gold from Sheba be given to him, and may prayers be offered for him continually. May blessings be invoked for him {all day long}.

Psalm 105:37

Then he brought them out with silver and gold, and there was none among his tribes who stumbled.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold and many costly stones, but precious jewels are lips of knowledge.

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God, and every precious stone [was] your adornment: carnelian, topaz and moonstone, turquoise, onyx and jasper, sapphire, malachite and emerald. And gold [was] the craftsmanship of your settings and your mountings in you; on the day when you were created they were prepared.

Daniel 11:8

And also their gods with their idols [and] with the {precious vessels}, silver and gold he will take to Egypt into captivity, and [for] years {he will leave the king of the north alone}.

Joel 3:4-5

What [are] you to me, Tyre and Sidon, and all of the regions of Philistia? Are you repaying to me what is deserved? If you [are] recompensing me, I will return swiftly [and] quickly what you deserve on your head! For you have taken my silver and my gold, and my beautiful treasures you have carried into your temples.

2 Timothy 2:20

Now in a great house [there] are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wooden and earthenware [ones], some of which [are] for honorable use, and some of which [are] for ordinary use.

Revelation 21:18

And the material of its wall [is] jasper, and the city [is] pure gold, similar in appearance to pure glass.

Genesis 24:35

Now Yahweh has blessed my master exceedingly, and he has become great. He has given to him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male slaves and female slaves, and camels and donkeys.

Deuteronomy 8:12-14

lest [when] you have eaten and you are satisfied and you have built good houses and you live [in them], and your herds and your flocks have multiplied, and {you have accumulated silver and gold}, and all that {you have} has multiplied, then your heart {becomes proud} and you forget Yahweh your God, {the one who brought you out} from the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery,

Deuteronomy 17:17

And he must not {acquire many} wives for himself, so that his heart [would] turn aside; and {he must not accumulate silver and gold for himself excessively}.

Joshua 22:8

he said to them, "Return to your tents with much wealth, and with very much livestock, with silver, gold, copper, iron, and with very much clothing; divide the war-booty of your enemies with your kinsmen."

2 Kings 20:13

Hezekiah heard about them and showed them all of the house of his treasure, both the silver and the gold, the spices, the good olive oil, the room of his weapons, and all that could be found in his treasuries. There was nothing that he did not show them in his palace and in all of his kingdom.

Isaiah 39:2

And Hezekiah rejoiced over them and showed them his house of aromatic gum, the silver, gold, spices, good oil, all the house of his weapons, and all that was found in his storehouses. There was nothing that Hezekiah had not shown them in his house or in all his dominion.

2 Chronicles 1:15

And the king made silver and gold in Jerusalem like the stones. And he made cedar as abundant as the sycamore fig trees that [were] in the Shephelah.

2 Chronicles 32:27

And Hezekiah had very much wealth and honor, and he made storehouses for himself for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, small shields, and all [sorts of] desirable objects;

Job 3:15

or with high officials {who have gold}, who fill up their houses [with] silver.

Job 31:24-28

"If I have made gold my trust, or I have called fine gold my security, if I have rejoiced because my wealth [was] great or because my hand found a fortune, if I looked at [the] sun when it shone or [at the] moon moving [in] splendor,read more.
and {I was secretly enticed}, and {my hand threw them a kiss}, this also [is] an iniquity [to be] judged, for I have deceived God above.

Isaiah 2:7

And its land is filled [with] silver and gold, and there is no end to its treasures; and its land is filled [with] horses, and [there is] no end to its chariots.

Ezekiel 16:13

And you adorned yourself with gold and silver, and your clothing [was] fine linen and costly fabric and beautiful finished cloth; you ate finely milled flour and honey and olive oil, and you became exceedingly beautiful; {you were fit to be a queen}.

Ezekiel 28:4

By your wisdom and by your understanding you have gained for yourself wealth, and you have amassed gold and silver in your treasuries.

Zephaniah 1:18

Moreover, their silver and their gold will not be able to save them on the day of the wrath of Yahweh. And in the fire of his zeal, the whole land shall be consumed, for a terrifying end he shall make [for] all the inhabitants of the land.

Zechariah 9:3

Tyre has built a fortification for itself, and it heaped up silver like dust, and gold like [the] mud of [the] streets.

Zechariah 14:14

And Judah also will fight at Jerusalem. And the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be collected--gold and silver, and garments {in great abundance}.

James 2:2

For if someone enters into your assembly in fine clothing with a gold ring on his finger, and a poor person in filthy clothing also enters,

Revelation 18:16

saying, "Woe, woe, the great city, dressed in fine linen and purple cloth and scarlet cloth, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls,

Isaiah 13:12

I will make humanity more rare than gold and humankind more than the gold of Ophir.

Job 28:5-6

[As for the] earth, from it comes food, but underneath it, it is turned up as [by] fire. Its stones [are the] place of sapphire, and [the] earthen dirt {has} gold.

Genesis 2:11-12

The name of the first [is] the Pishon. It went around all the land of Havilah, where [there is] gold. (The gold of that land [is] good; bdellium and onyx stones [are] there.)

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see.

Numbers 31:21-23

Then Eleazar the priest said to the men of the battle who came from the war, "This [is] the decree of the law that Yahweh commanded Moses. Only the gold and the silver, the bronze, the iron, the tin, and the lead-- everything that will go through the fire--you will pass through the fire, and it will be clean, and only in waters of impurity will it be purified. Whatever does not go into the fire you will pass through the waters.

Job 28:1

"Indeed, there is a mine for silver and a place {for gold to be refined}.

Proverbs 27:21

A crucible [is] for the silver, and a furnace for the gold, but a man [is tested by] the mouth of him who praises him.

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the [remaining] third into the fire, and I will refine them like [one] refines silver, and I will test them like [one] tests gold. They will call my name, and I will answer them. I will say, 'They are my people,' and they will say, 'Yahweh [is] my God.'"

Malachi 3:3

He will sit [as] a refiner and purifier of silver; he will purify the children of Levi, and he will refine them like gold and like silver, and they will present to Yahweh offerings in righteousness.

1 Kings 10:22

For the fleet of Tarshish belonged to the king [and was] on the sea with the fleet of Hiram; once every three years the fleet of Tarshish used to come carrying gold and silver, ivory, apes, and baboons.

2 Chronicles 9:21

For the ships of the king went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram. Once {every three years} the ships of Tarshish came carrying gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

1 Kings 9:26-28

King Solomon also built a fleet of ships at Ezion-Geber which [is] near Elath on the shore of the {Red Sea} in the land of Edom. Hiram sent his servants with the fleet of ships, {sailors} who knew the sea, with the servants of Solomon. They went to Ophir and imported from there four hundred and twenty talents of gold, and they brought it to King Solomon.

2 Chronicles 8:17-18

Then Solomon went to Ezion-Geber, and to Elath, on the edge of the sea in the land of Edom. And Huram sent to him, by the hand of his servants, ships and servants knowledgeable of the sea. And they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and from there they collected four hundred and fifty talents of gold and brought it to King Solomon.

1 Kings 10:11

Moreover, the fleet of ships of Hiram which carried the gold from Ophir [also] brought from Ophir abundant amounts of almug wood and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:9

And she gave to the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold and a very great amount of spices and precious stones. And there were no spices such as those that the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.

1 Kings 22:48

Jehoshaphat built ships of the Tarshish [type] to go to Ophir for the gold; but he did not go because the ships were destroyed at Ezion-Geber.

Isaiah 60:6

A multitude of camels shall cover you, the young male camels of Midian and Ephah. All those from Sheba shall come; they shall bring gold and frankincense, and they shall proclaim the praise of Yahweh.

Jeremiah 10:9

Silver beaten from Tarshish is brought, and gold from Uphaz, the work of [the] craftsman and [the] hands of the goldsmith. Blue and purple [are] their clothing, all of them [are] the work of skillful people.

Ezekiel 27:22

The traders of Sheba and Raamah [were] trading [with] you, with the finest of every spice and with every precious stone and gold; they exchanged [all these] for your merchandise.

Revelation 18:11-13

And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargo any more-- cargo of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple cloth and silk and scarlet cloth and all kinds of scented wood and all kinds of ivory goods and all kinds of goods of precious wood and bronze and iron and marble and cinnamon and amomum and incense and ointment and frankincense and wine and olive oil and fine wheat flour and wheat and domesticated animals and sheep and horses and carriages and {slaves} and human lives.

Isaiah 46:6

Those who lavish gold from [the] purse and weigh out silver in the balance scales; hire {a goldsmith} and he makes him a god; they bow down, indeed they bow in worship.

1 Chronicles 29:4-5

three thousand talents of gold from the gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of refined silver to overlay the walls of the houses, gold for the golden things and silver for the silver things, for all the work by the hand of skilled craftsmen. Now who will offer willingly, {consecrating himself} today to Yahweh?"

2 Chronicles 2:7

So then, send to me skilled men to work with gold, silver, bronze, and iron, and with purple, crimson, and blue fabric, knowledgeable in engraving, with the skilled men who [are] with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father has established.

Exodus 35:22

And they came, the men in addition to the women, all [who were] willing of heart; they brought brooches and jewelry rings and signet rings and ornaments--every [variety] of gold object--every man who waved a wave offering of gold for Yahweh,

Exodus 25:1-7

And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "Speak to the {Israelites}, and let them bring to me a contribution. You will receive my contribution from every man whose heart prompts him. And this is the contribution that you will receive from them--gold and silver and bronze,read more.
blue, purple, and crimson [yarns], and fine linen and goat hair, and red-dyed ram skins, and fine leather, and acacia wood, oil for the lamp, balsam oils for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense, onyx stones and stones for mountings on the ephod and the breast piece.

Exodus 35:5

'Take from among you a contribution for Yahweh, anyone willing of heart, let him bring Yahweh's contribution--gold and silver and bronze,

Numbers 7:84-86

This [was] the dedication of the altar on [the] day of anointing it, from the leaders of Israel: twelve silver plates, twelve silver bowls for drinking wine, twelve golden dishes; each plate of silver [weighed] one hundred and thirty [shekels], and each bowl for drinking seventy, all the silver of the vessels two thousand four hundred [shekels], according to the sanctuary shekel; the twelve golden dishes filled [with] incense, each dish [weighing] ten shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, all the gold of the dishes one hundred and twenty;

Numbers 31:50-54

So we brought the offering of Yahweh, what each man found, objects of gold, bangles, bracelets, rings, earrings, and female ornaments, to make atonement for ourselves {before} Yahweh." Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold from them, all objects of work. All the gold of the contribution that they raised up to Yahweh, from the commanders of the thousands and the commanders of the hundreds, was sixteen thousand seven hundred and fifty shekels.read more.
The men of battle plundered each for himself. So Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold from the commanders of the thousands and hundreds, and they brought it to the tent of the assembly as a memorial for the {Israelites} before Yahweh.

2 Samuel 8:11

King David dedicated them also to Yahweh [along] with the silver and the gold that he had dedicated from all of the nations which he had subdued;

Ezra 1:1-11

In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to accomplish the word of Yahweh by the mouth of Jeremiah, Yahweh stirred the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia and he sent a message to all of his kingdom and also [put the message] in writing: "Thus says Cyrus king of Persia: Yahweh, the God of the heavens, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth. And he himself has appointed me to build a house for him in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Whoever among you [who is] from all of his people, may his God be with him and may he go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and may he build the house of Yahweh, the God of Israel. He is the God who [is] in Jerusalem.read more.
And let every survivor, from wherever he {resides} be assisted by the men of that place with silver and gold, with possessions and domestic animals, and with the freewill offering for the house of God which is in Jerusalem." So the heads of the {families} for Judah and Benjamin, and the priests and the Levites--to all whose spirit God had stirred--[prepared] to go up and build the house of Yahweh which is in Jerusalem. And all of their neighbors {helped them} with objects of silver, gold, possessions, domestic animal , and with valuable gifts--besides all of [the] freewill offering. And Cyrus the king brought out the objects of the house of Yahweh that Nebuchadnezzar had brought from Jerusalem and placed in the house of his gods. Cyrus the king of Persia let them go out by the hand of Mithredath the treasurer, and he counted them out to Sheshbazzar the prince of Judah. Now these were the inventories: thirty gold metal dishes, one thousand silver metal dishes, twenty-nine vessels, thirty bowls of gold, four hundred and ten matching silver metal bowls, and one thousand other objects. All of the objects of gold and silver metal [were] five thousand four hundred. All this Sheshbazzar brought up along with the exiles from Babylonia to Jerusalem.

Ezra 2:69

According to their ability they gave to the treasury room for the work sixty-one thousand darics of gold, five thousand minas of silver, and one hundred priestly tunics.

Ezra 7:12-18

"Artaxerxes, the king of kings, to Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of the heavens. Peace. And now I issue forth a decree that any of the people of Israel, their priests, or their Levites in my kingdom who are willing to go to Jerusalem may go with you. For you are sent from the king and his seven counselors to enquire about Judah and Jerusalem concerning the law of your God, which is in your hand.read more.
Also, bring the silver and gold that the king and his advisors have freely offered to the God of Israel whose dwelling is in Jerusalem, and all of the silver and gold that you will find in the whole province of Babylonia, with the freewill offerings of the people and the priests giving willingly for the house of their God in Jerusalem. With this money, then, with diligence you must buy young bulls, young rams, lambs, and their offerings and libations. You must offer them on the altar that is in the house of your God in Jerusalem. You may do whatever seems best to you and your brothers to do with the remainder of the silver and gold according to the desire of your God.

Ezra 8:24-34

I set apart twelve of the official priests: Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brothers with them. Then I weighed out to them silver and gold and the vessels, the offering of the house of our God that the king, his counselors, his commanders, and all of Israel who was present offered. I weighed out into their hand six hundred and fifty talents of silver, one hundred vessels of silver, one hundred talents of gold,read more.
twenty gold bowls worth one thousand darics, and two vessels of good polished bronze as precious as gold. And I said to them, "You are holy to Yahweh and the vessels are holy. The silver and gold are a freewill offering to Yahweh, God of your ancestors. Guard and look after [them] until you weigh [them] before the chief priests, the Levites, and the heads of the {families} of Israel in Jerusalem, in the chamber of the house of Yahweh." So the priests and Levites took over the weighed silver, gold, and the vessels to bring to Jerusalem for the house of our God. On the twelfth day of the first month we set out from the river of Ahava to go to Jerusalem. The hand of our God was on us and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy and from ambushing on the way. We came to Jerusalem and remained there three days. On the fourth day, the silver, gold, and vessels were weighed in the house of our God into the hand of priest Meremoth, the son of Uriah, and with him Eleazar son of Phinehas. With them were the Levites, Jehozabad son of Jeshua and Noadiah son of Binnui. The amount and weight of all the weighed [items] was recorded at that time.

Nehemiah 7:70-72

Now some from the heads of the {families} gave to the work. The governor gave to the storehouse one thousand darics of gold, fifty basins, and five hundred and thirty priestly tunics. Now some of the heads of the {families} gave to the storehouse of the work twenty thousand gold darics and two thousand two hundred silver minas. And what the rest of the people gave was twenty thousand darics of gold, and two thousand silver minas, and sixty-seven priestly tunics.

1 Kings 10:14-15

The weight of the gold that came to Solomon in one year [was] six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold, apart from [that of] the men of the traders and the profits of the traders, and all the kings of the Arabs and the governors of the land.

2 Chronicles 9:13-14

And it happened [that] the weight of the gold that came to Solomon in one year [was] six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold, besides the gold and silver the traders and merchants brought, and all the kings of Arabia and the governors of the land brought.

1 Kings 10:24-25

All of the earth [was] seeking the presence of Solomon, to hear his wisdom which God had put in his heart. They [were] each bringing his gift; objects of silver and objects of gold, clothing, weapons, spices, horses, and mules. {This used to happen year after year}.

2 Chronicles 9:23-24

And all the kings of the earth sought the face of Solomon to hear his wisdom that God put in his heart. And each of them brought his gifts, objects of silver, objects of gold, cloaks, myrrh, spices, horses, and mules, [as] an amount year by year.

2 Kings 12:18

Jehoash king of Judah took all of the holy objects that Jehoshaphat, Joram, and Ahaziah his ancestors, the kings of Judah, had devoted, and all his holy objects and all of the gold found in the treasuries of the temple of Yahweh, and [in] the palace of the king, and he sent them to Hazael king of Aram, so that he went up from Jerusalem.

2 Kings 16:7-9

Ahaz sent messengers to Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria, saying, "I [am] your servant and your son. Come up and rescue me from the hand of the king of Aram and from the hand of the king of Israel who are rising up against me." Ahaz took the silver and gold found in the house of Yahweh and in the treasury rooms of the palace of the king, and he sent a gift to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria listened to him and he went up to Damascus and captured it and deported them to Kir. He also killed Rezin.

2 Kings 18:13-16

In the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah, Sennacherib king of Assyria came up against all of the fortified cities of Judah and captured them. So Hezekiah king of Judah sent [word] to the king of Assyria at Lachish, saying, "I have done wrong. Withdraw from me. What you impose on me I will bear." So the king of Assyria imposed on Hezekiah king of Judah three hundred talents of silver and thirty talents of gold. Then Hezekiah gave all of the silver found [in] the temple of Yahweh and in the storerooms of the house of the king.read more.
At that time, Hezekiah cut off the doors of the temple of Yahweh and the doorposts which Hezekiah king of Judah had overlaid, and he gave them to the king of Assyria.

2 Kings 23:33-35

Then Pharaoh Neco confined him at Riblah in the land of Hamath, from reigning in Jerusalem, and imposed a levy on the land of a hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold. Then Pharaoh Neco made Eliakim the son of Josiah king in place of Josiah his father, and he changed his name to Jehoiakim. Then he took Jehoahaz and brought [him] to Egypt, and he died there. The silver and the gold Jehoiakim gave to Pharaoh; however, he taxed the land to give the silver {to meet the demands of Pharaoh}. Each according to assessment, he exacted [payment] of the silver and the gold from the people of the land to give to Pharaoh Neco.

2 Chronicles 36:3

Then the king of Egypt deposed him in Jerusalem and laid a tribute upon the land [of] one hundred talents of silver and one talent of gold.

2 Chronicles 16:2-3

Then Asa brought out silver and gold from the storehouses of the house of Yahweh and the house of the king, and he sent [them] to Ben-Hadad, king of Aram, who lived in Damascus, saying, "[There is] a covenant between me and you, [as there was] between my father and your father. Look, I am sending you silver and gold. Go, break your covenant with Baasha, king of Israel, that he might withdraw from me."

Job 42:11

So all his brothers and all his sisters and all [those who] had known him {before} came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house and showed sympathy to him and comforted him for all the disaster that Yahweh had brought upon him. Then each one gave to him one piece of money, and each one [gave to him] one ornamental ring of gold.

Genesis 24:53

And the servant brought out silver jewelry and gold jewelry, and garments, and he gave [them] to Rebekah. And he gave precious gifts to her brother and to her mother.

2 Samuel 8:9-10

When Toi, the king of Hamath, heard that David had defeated all the army of Hadadezer, Toi sent Joram his son to King David {to greet him} and to congratulate him because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him; {for Hadadezer had often been at war with Toi}. {He brought with him} objects of silver and objects of gold and objects of bronze.

1 Chronicles 18:9-10

And when Tou the king of Hamath heard that David had defeated the whole army of Hadadezer the king of Zobah, he sent Hadoram his son to King David to ask him for peace and to bless him because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him, for Tou {had been at war} with Hadadezer. And [he brought with him] all the objects of gold, silver, and bronze.

1 Kings 10:10

Then she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, abundant spices, and precious stones. Spices as these did not come again in such abundance [as that which] the queen of Sheba brought to King Solomon.

2 Kings 5:5

So the king of Aram said, "Go, I will send a letter to the king of Israel." He went and took {with him} ten talents of silver, six thousand [shekels of] gold, and ten sets of clothing.

Exodus 38:21-24

These are the records of the tabernacle, the tabernacle of the testimony, which [were] recorded at the {command of} Moses, the work of the Levites, in the hand of Ithamar the son of Aaron the priest. And Bezalel the son of Uri the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, did all that Yahweh commanded Moses. And with him [was] Oholiab the son of Ahisamach of the tribe of Dan, a skilled craftsman and a designer and an embroiderer with the blue and with the purple and with the crimson [yarns] and with the linen.read more.
And all the gold used for the work, in the work of the sanctuary, it was the gold of the wave offering--twenty-nine talents and seven hundred and thirty shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel.

Exodus 25:11-13

And you will overlay it with pure gold, inside and outside you will overlay it, and you will make on it a gold molding all around. And you will cast for it four gold rings, and you will put [them] on its four feet, with two rings on its one side and two rings on its second side. And you will make poles of acacia wood, and you will overlay them [with] gold.

Exodus 25:28-29

And you will make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them [with] gold, and the table will be carried with them. And you will make its plates and its ladles and its pitchers and its bowls with which [libations] will be poured; of pure gold you will make them.

Exodus 26:6

And you will make fifty gold clasps and join the curtains {to one another} with the clasps, so that the tabernacle will be one.

Exodus 30:1-5

"And you will make an altar [for] burning incense; you will make it of acacia wood, a cubit its length and a cubit its width--it will be square--and two cubits its height, its horns {of one piece with it}. And you will overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around and its horns, and you will make for it a gold molding all around.read more.
And you will make two gold rings for it; under its molding {on two opposite sides} you will make [them] as {holders} for poles to carry it with them. You will make the poles of acacia wood, and you will overlay them [with] gold.

Exodus 39:37-38

the pure [gold] lampstand, its lamps--the lamps of the row--and all its equipment and the oil of the light; the gold altar, the anointing oil, the fragrant incense, and the screen of the entrance of the tent;

Exodus 40:5

And you will put the gold altar for incense before the ark of the testimony, and you will set up the entrance screen for the tabernacle.

Leviticus 24:4

On the pure [golden] lampstand he shall arrange for the lamps {before} Yahweh continually.

Numbers 8:4

And this [is] {how the lampstand was made}, a hammered-work of gold; from its base up to its blossom, it [was] hammered-work according to the pattern that Yahweh showed Moses; so he made the lampstand.

Exodus 28:4-5

And these are the garments that they will make: A breast piece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of specially woven fabric, a turban and a sash. And they will make holy garments for Aaron your brother, and for his sons to serve as priests for me. "And they will take the gold and the blue and the purple and the crimson [yarns] and the fine linen,

Exodus 28:11-15

[As the] work of a skilled stone craftsman, [with] seal engravings you will engrave on the two stones the names of the {Israelites}; you will make them mounted [in] gold filigree settings. And you will set the two stones on the ephod's shoulder pieces [as] stones of remembrance for the {Israelites}, and Aaron will bear their names before Yahweh on his two shoulder pieces for remembrance. "And you will make gold filigree settings.read more.
And you will make two braided chains of pure gold ornamental cord work, and you will put the chains of the ornamental cords on the filigree settings. And you will make a breast piece of judgment, a work of a skilled craftsman; you will make it like the work of the ephod; you will make it of gold, blue and purple and crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen.

Exodus 39:15-20

And they made on the breast piece braided chains, a work of pure gold ornamental cord. And they made two gold filigree settings and two gold rings, and they put the two rings on the two edges of the breast piece. And they put the two gold ornamental cords on the two rings on the edges of the breast piece.read more.
And they put the two ends of the two ornamental cords on the two filigree settings, and they put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod at the front of it. And they made two gold rings, and they placed [them] on the two edges of the breast piece, on its lip that [is] on {the other side} of the ephod, {to the inside}. And they made two gold rings and put them on the ephod's two shoulder pieces below, at its front near its seam above the waistband of the ephod.

1 Chronicles 22:14

Now see, with great effort I have made provision for the house of Yahweh: 100,000 talents of gold, 1,000,000 talents of silver, and bronze and iron [that] cannot be weighed, for there is an abundance. Also timber and stone I have provided, but to these you should add.

1 Kings 6:28

He also overlaid the cherubim with gold.

1 Kings 7:48-51

Solomon also made all of the vessels which [were] in the house of Yahweh: the golden altar and the golden table on which [was] the bread of the presence; as well as the five lampstands of beaten gold at the south and five lampstands at the north before the presence of the inner sanctuary, with the flower-shaped ornaments, the lamps, and the pair of tongs [all of gold]. The cups, the snuffers, the bowls for drinking wine, the bowls for the incense, and the firepans [were made from] beaten gold; the facades for the doors of the inner house, for the {most holy place}, for the doors of the main hall of the temple [were of] gold.read more.
[When] all of the work which king Solomon did on the house of Yahweh was completed, Solomon brought out the holy objects of his father David, the silver and the gold and the vessels, [which] he put in the treasury rooms of the house of Yahweh.

2 Kings 18:16

At that time, Hezekiah cut off the doors of the temple of Yahweh and the doorposts which Hezekiah king of Judah had overlaid, and he gave them to the king of Assyria.

1 Chronicles 28:14-18

[and] for the gold, according to the weight of the gold for all the vessels of the service, and the service of all the vessels of silver according to the weight of all the vessels {for every kind of service}. And the weight of the golden lampstands and the golden lamps, {the weight of each lampstand and each lamp}, [and] the silver according to the weight of a lampstand and its lamp, according to the use of {each lampstand}, and the weight of gold for the tables of the arranged [bread], {each table}, and silver for the tables of silver,read more.
and pure gold [for] the three-pronged meat forks, and the bowls and the pitchers, and for the golden bowls, by weight for {each bowl}, and for the silver bowls, by weight for {each bowl}, and for the altar of incense [made of] refined gold, by weight, and gold for the plan for the chariot--the cherubim with outspread and covering wings over the ark of the covenant of Yahweh.

1 Chronicles 29:1-7

Then David the king said to all the assembly, "God has chosen Solomon my son alone, a young man and inexperienced, and the work [is] great, for the citadel [is] not for humankind, but for Yahweh God. So I have provided for the house of my God according to all my strength, the gold for the things of gold, the silver for the things of silver, the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and the wood for the things of wood, [along with] an abundance of onyx stones, stones for settings, stones of turquoise, and variegated stones, and all [kinds of] precious stones and alabaster stones. And moreover, with respect to my provisions for the house of my God I have a treasure of gold and silver that I have given to the house of my God above all that I have provided for the holy house:read more.
three thousand talents of gold from the gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of refined silver to overlay the walls of the houses, gold for the golden things and silver for the silver things, for all the work by the hand of skilled craftsmen. Now who will offer willingly, {consecrating himself} today to Yahweh?" Then the commanders of the {families}, the commanders of the tribes of Israel, and the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the commanders of the work of the king offered themselves willingly. And they gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze, and one hundred thousand talents of iron.

2 Chronicles 3:4-10

{The length of the portico that [was] in front was the same as the front of the width of the house}: twenty cubits. And its height [was] one hundred and twenty cubits. And he overlaid it on the inside with pure gold. And the great house [itself] he covered with cypress wood, then he overlaid it with pure gold. And he put on it palm tree [images] and [ornate] chains. Then he overlaid the house with precious stone as decoration. (Now the gold [was] the gold of Parvaim.)read more.
And he overlaid the house with gold--the beams, the thresholds, the walls, and the doors. And he carved cherubim upon the walls. Then he made {the most holy place}. Its length {was equal to} the width of the house: twenty cubits. And its breadth [was] twenty cubits. And he overlaid it with six hundred talents of fine gold. And the weight for the nails [was] fifty shekels of gold. And he overlaid its upper rooms with gold. And he made two sculpted wood cherubim in {the most holy place}, and he overlaid them with gold.

2 Chronicles 4:7-8

And he made ten golden lampstands according to their custom, and he set [them] in the temple, five on the south and five on the north. And he made ten tables and placed them in the temple, five on the south and five on the north. And he made a hundred drinking bowls of gold.

2 Samuel 12:30

He took the crown of their king from his head. (Now its weight [was] a talent of gold, and there [was] a precious stone [in it] and it [was] put on David's head.) He brought out the plunder of the city {in great abundance}.

1 Chronicles 20:2

And David took the crown of their king from his head and found it to weigh a talent of gold. And in it [was] a precious stone. Then it was [placed] upon the head of David. And he brought out the booty of the city, a large amount.

Psalm 21:1-3

O Yahweh, [the] king will rejoice in your strength, and how greatly he will delight in your help. You have given him the desire of his heart, and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah For you meet him [with] blessings of good [things]. You set on his head a crown of fine gold.

Zechariah 6:11

Take [the] silver and gold and make a crown, and set [it] on the head of Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest.

Revelation 4:4

And around the throne [were] twenty-four thrones, and seated on the thrones [were] twenty-four elders dressed in white clothing, and on their heads [were] gold crowns.

Revelation 14:14

And I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and on the cloud was seated [one] like a son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.

1 Kings 10:18-20

The king also made a large ivory throne, and he overlaid it [with] fine gold. Six steps [led up] to the throne, and [there was] a circular top to the throne behind it, and armrests were {on each side of the seat}, with two lions standing beside the armrests. Twelve lions [were] standing there, six on each of the six steps {on either side}; nothing like this was made for any of the kingdoms.

2 Chronicles 9:17-19

And the king made a large ivory throne and overlaid it with pure gold. And the throne had six steps, and a footstool of gold [was] attached to the throne. And [there were] armrests {on each side}. And by {the seat} [were] two lions standing beside the armrests. And twelve lions were standing there on [each] of the six steps {on each end}. And there was nothing like [it] made in all the kingdom.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried {aloud} to bring [in] the conjurers, the {astrologers} and the diviners; the king {spoke} and said to [the] wise men of Babylon, "Any man that can read this writing and can tell me its explanation will be clothed [in] purple and [will have] necklace of gold [hung] around his neck and he will rule [as] third [in authority] in the kingdom."

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his finger and put it on the finger of Joseph. And he clothed him with garments of fine linen, and he put a chain of gold around his neck.

Daniel 5:16

But I have heard concerning you that you are able {to produce interpretations} and to solve riddles; now if you are able to read the writing and to make known its explanation to me, you will be clothed [in] purple and necklace of gold [will be placed] around your neck and you will rule [as] third [in command] in the kingdom."

Exodus 3:22

And a woman will ask from her neighbor and from the woman dwelling as an alien in her house [for] objects of silver and objects of gold and garments, and you will put [them] on your sons and on your daughters; and you will plunder Egypt."

Exodus 11:2

Speak in the ears of the people, and let them ask, a man from his neighbor and a woman from her neighbor, [for] objects of silver and objects of gold."

Exodus 12:35

And the {Israelites} did according to the word of Moses, and they asked from [the] Egyptians [for] objects of silver and objects of gold and [for] clothing.

Exodus 32:2

And Aaron said to them, "Take off the rings of gold that [are] on the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters, and bring [it] to me."

Numbers 31:50

So we brought the offering of Yahweh, what each man found, objects of gold, bangles, bracelets, rings, earrings, and female ornaments, to make atonement for ourselves {before} Yahweh."

Judges 8:24-26

And Gideon said to them, "{Let me make a request of you}, that each of you give to me an ornamental ring from his plunder." (They [had] ornamental rings of gold, because they [were] Ishmaelites.) They said, "We will gladly give [them]," and they spread out a garment, and everyone threw there an ornamental ring of his plunder. The weight of the ornamental rings of gold that he requested [was] one thousand seven hundred [shekels of] gold, apart from the crescents, pendants, and purple garments that [were] on the kings of Midian, and apart from the pendants that [were] on the necks of their camels.

2 Samuel 1:24

O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, the one who clothed you with crimson, the one who {adorned your clothing with golden ornaments}.

Proverbs 25:11

Apples of gold in a setting of silver is a matter spoken at its proper time.

Jeremiah 4:30

And you, devastated one, what [do] you do, that you put on crimson, that you adorn yourself [with] ornaments of gold, that you make your eyes look bigger with the eye make-up? In vain you beautify yourself. [Your] lovers reject you; they seek your life.

Daniel 10:5

And I lifted up my eyes and I saw, and there was a man, [and] he was dressed [in] linen, and his waist was girded with [the] gold of Uphaz.

Exodus 20:23

You will not make alongside me gods of silver, and gods of gold you will not make for yourselves.

Exodus 32:31

And Moses returned to Yahweh, and he said, "Alas, this people has sinned a great sin and made for themselves gods of gold.

Deuteronomy 7:25

You shall burn the images of their gods with fire; you shall not covet [the] silver or gold [that is] on them, and [so] you take [it] for yourself, so that you are not ensnared by it, for it [is] a detestable thing to Yahweh your God.

Deuteronomy 29:17

And you have seen their detestable things and their idols of wood and stone, silver, and gold that [were] among them,

Psalm 115:4

Their idols [are] silver and gold, [the] work of human hands.

Psalm 135:15

The idols of the nations [are] silver and gold, [the] work of the hands of humankind.

Isaiah 2:20

On that day humanity will throw away its idols of silver and its idols of gold, which they made for it to worship, to the rodents and to the bats--

Isaiah 30:22

And you will defile the plating of your silver idols and the covering of your gold image. You will scatter them like contaminated things; you will say to it, "Filth!"

Isaiah 31:7

For on that day, each one will reject his idols of silver and his idols of gold which your hands have made [in] sin for you.

Isaiah 40:19

A craftsman pours out the idol, and a {goldsmith} overlays it with gold, and [he] smelts chains of silver.

Jeremiah 10:3-5

For the statutes of the peoples [are] vanity, for it [is] a tree cut down from [the] forest, [the] work of [the] hands of a craftsman with the tool. He decorates it with silver and gold, they strengthen it with nails and hammers, so that it does not stagger. They [are] like scarecrows in a cucumber field, they cannot speak. Indeed, they must be carried, for they cannot march. You must not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil; furthermore, to do good [is] not in them."

Ezekiel 16:17

And you took {your beautiful jewelry} [made] from my gold and from my silver that I had given to you, and you made for yourself {male images}, and you prostituted with them.

Daniel 3:1

Nebuchadnezzar the king made a statue of gold. Its height [was] sixty cubits [and] its width [was] six cubits; he set it up in the valley of Dura in the province of Babylon.

Daniel 3:4-7

Then the herald proclaimed {aloud}, "To you {it is commanded}, O peoples, {nations and people of all languages}, [that] at the time that you hear the sound of the horn, the flute, [the] lyre, [the] trigon, [the] harp, [the] drum and all kinds of music, you must fall down and you must worship the statue of gold that Nebuchadnezzar the king [has] set up. And {whoever} does not fall down and worship will be thrown {immediately} into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire."read more.
{Therefore}, {at that time}, {as soon as} all the peoples heard the sound of the horn, the flute, [the] lyre, [the] trigon, [the] harp and all kinds of music, all the peoples, {the nations and people of all languages} [were] falling down [and] were worshiping the statue of gold that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.

Daniel 5:4

They drank the wine and praised the gods of gold and silver, bronze, iron, wood and stone.

Hosea 8:4

They appointed kings, but not through me; they made officials, but without my knowledge. [With] their silver and gold they made idols for themselves for their own {destruction}.

Habakkuk 2:19

Woe to [him who] says to the wood, 'Wake up!' [And] to a lifeless stone, 'Arise!' Can he teach? Look, it is covered [with] gold and silver, and there is no breath within it.

Acts 17:29

Therefore, [because we] are offspring of God, we ought not to think the divine being is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by human skill and thought.

Revelation 9:20

And the rest of humanity who were not killed by these plagues did not repent of the works of their hands, {in order not to worship} the demons and the gold and silver and bronze and stone and wooden idols, which are able neither to see nor to hear nor to walk,

Matthew 10:5-10

Jesus sent out these twelve, instructing them saying, "Do not go on the road to the Gentiles, and do not enter into a city of the Samaritans, but go instead to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. And [as you] are going, preach, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven has come near!'read more.
Heal those who are sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, expel demons. Freely you have received; freely give. Do not procure gold or silver or copper for your belts. Do not [take] a traveler's bag for the road, or two tunics, or sandals, or a staff, for the worker [is] deserving of his provisions.

Numbers 22:18

Balaam answered and said to the servants of Balak, "Even though Balak gives to me his house full of silver and gold, I am not able to go beyond {the command of Yahweh} my God to do a little or a lot.

Numbers 24:13

'If Balak gave to me the fullness of his house full of silver and gold, I am not able to go beyond {the command of Yahweh} to do good or evil, from my heart; what Yahweh speaks, I will speak'?

2 Samuel 21:4

Then the Gibeonites said to him, "{It is not a matter for us of} silver or gold with Saul or with his household. It is not for us to put to death anyone in Israel." He asked, "What [are] you saying [that] I should do for you all?"

1 Chronicles 21:25

So David gave to Ornan six hundred shekels of gold by weight for the place.

Psalm 119:72

The law of your mouth [is] better to me than thousands of gold and silver [coins].

Ezekiel 7:19

Their silver they will discard on the streets, and filth will be their gold; their silver and their gold will not be able to rescue them on the day of the wrath of Yahweh. They will not satisfy their {hunger} and their stomachs they will not fill, for their guilt will be their stumbling block.

Daniel 11:43

And he will rule over the treasures of gold and the silver and over all the precious things of Egypt; and [the] Libyans and [the] Cushites [will follow] in his footsteps.

Acts 3:6

But Peter said, "Silver and gold {I do not possess}, but what I have, this I give to you--in the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, walk!"

1 Peter 1:18

[because you] know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold,

1 Samuel 6:4

And they said, "What [is] the guilt offering that we should return to him?" They said, "The number of the rulers of [the] Philistines [is] five. Therefore send five gold tumors and five gold mice, because one plague [was] on all of you and all your rulers.

1 Samuel 6:8

And you must take the ark of Yahweh and place it on the utility cart with the gold objects that you [are] returning to him as a guilt offering. You must place [them] in the container beside [the ark] and then send it [off] so that it goes away.

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made two hundred shields of hammered gold; six hundred [measures of] gold went up over each shield. Also [he made] three hundred small shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went up over each of the small shields; and the king put them [into] the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Chronicles 9:15-16

And King Solomon made two hundred shields of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of beaten gold went into each shield. And [he made] three hundred small shields of beaten gold; three hundred [shekels] went into each small shield. And the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the small round gold shields which had {belonged} to the servants of Hadadezer, and he brought them [to] Jerusalem.

1 Kings 14:26

and he took the treasures of the house of Yahweh, and he took all the treasures of the king's house. He took the small gold shields that Solomon had made,

2 Chronicles 12:9

Then Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, and he took the treasures out of the house of Yahweh and the treasures out of the king's house. He took everything. He also took the small shields of gold that Solomon had made.

1 Kings 10:21

All of the drinking vessels of King Solomon [were] gold, and all the vessels for the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. There was no silver; [it was] not considered as something valuable in the days of Solomon.

2 Chronicles 9:20

And all the drinking vessels of King Solomon [were] of gold, and all the vessels of the House of the Forest of Lebanon [were] of pure gold. Silver was not valued as anything in the days of Solomon.

Jeremiah 51:7

Babylon [was] a cup of gold in the hand of Yahweh, making drunk all the earth. [The] nations drank of her wine. {Therefore} [the] nations acted like madmen.

Daniel 5:2-3

{When he tasted the wine}, Belshazzar commanded [that they] bring [the] vessels of gold and silver that Nebuchadnezzar his {predecessor} had taken from the temple that [was] in Jerusalem, so that the king and his lords, his wives and his concubines may drink from them. Then they brought in the vessels of gold that they took from the temple, the house of God that [was] in Jerusalem, and the king and his lords, his wives and his concubines drank from them.

Revelation 17:4

And the woman was dressed in purple and scarlet and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, holding a golden cup in her hand full of detestable things and the unclean things of her sexual immorality.

Job 22:23-25

If you return to Shaddai, you will be restored; [if] you remove wickedness from your tent, and [if you] put gold ore in [the] dust, and [the] gold of Ophir in [the] rock of wadis, then Shaddai will be your gold ore and {your precious silver}.

Job 23:8-10

"When I go forward, {he is not there}, or backward, I cannot see him. {When he works} [on the] left, {I cannot perceive} [him]; he turns to [the] right, but I cannot see [him]. But he knows {the way that I take}; he tests me--I shall come out like gold.

Psalm 19:9-10

The fear of Yahweh [is] pure, enduring forever. The ordinances of Yahweh [are] true; they are righteous altogether, more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.

Psalm 68:13

Though you [men] lie down between the sheepfolds, [you will be like the] wings of a dove covered in silver and its pinions in yellow gold."

Proverbs 3:13-14

Happy [is] {the one} who finds wisdom, and one who obtains understanding. For her income is better than the income of silver, and her revenue than [that of] gold.

Lamentations 4:1-2

How [the] gold has grown dim, the pure gold has changed. The stones of holiness are scattered at the head of every street. The precious sons of Zion weighed against fine gold, how they are thought of as earthen vessels of clay, the work of the potter's hands.

Daniel 2:37-38

You, O king, the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power and the might and the glory, and [also] {human beings wherever they dwell}, the animals of the field and the birds of heaven--he has given into your hand and made you ruler over all of them--you are the head of gold.

From Thematic Bible


Censers » Made of » Gold

1 Kings 7:50

The cups, the snuffers, the bowls for drinking wine, the bowls for the incense, and the firepans [were made from] beaten gold; the facades for the doors of the inner house, for the {most holy place}, for the doors of the main hall of the temple [were of] gold.

Commerce » Articles of » Gold

Isaiah 60:6

A multitude of camels shall cover you, the young male camels of Midian and Ephah. All those from Sheba shall come; they shall bring gold and frankincense, and they shall proclaim the praise of Yahweh.

1 Kings 10:22

For the fleet of Tarshish belonged to the king [and was] on the sea with the fleet of Hiram; once every three years the fleet of Tarshish used to come carrying gold and silver, ivory, apes, and baboons.

Revelation 18:12

cargo of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple cloth and silk and scarlet cloth and all kinds of scented wood and all kinds of ivory goods and all kinds of goods of precious wood and bronze and iron and marble

1 Kings 9:28

They went to Ophir and imported from there four hundred and twenty talents of gold, and they brought it to King Solomon.

2 Chronicles 8:18

And Huram sent to him, by the hand of his servants, ships and servants knowledgeable of the sea. And they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and from there they collected four hundred and fifty talents of gold and brought it to King Solomon.

Girdles » Made of » Gold

Revelation 1:13

and in the midst of the lampstands [one] like a son of man, dressed in [a robe] reaching to the feet and girded around his chest [with] a golden belt,

Revelation 15:6

and the seven angels who had the seven plagues came out from the temple, dressed [in] clean, bright linen garments, and girded with golden belts around their chests.

Gold » Used as money

Ezekiel 28:4

By your wisdom and by your understanding you have gained for yourself wealth, and you have amassed gold and silver in your treasuries.

Ezekiel 7:19

Their silver they will discard on the streets, and filth will be their gold; their silver and their gold will not be able to rescue them on the day of the wrath of Yahweh. They will not satisfy their {hunger} and their stomachs they will not fill, for their guilt will be their stumbling block.

Matthew 10:9

Do not procure gold or silver or copper for your belts.

1 Peter 1:18

[because you] know that you were redeemed from your futile way of life inherited from your ancestors not with perishable things like silver or gold,

Gold » Used in the arts » Overlaying with

Exodus 30:5

You will make the poles of acacia wood, and you will overlay them [with] gold.

Exodus 25:11

And you will overlay it with pure gold, inside and outside you will overlay it, and you will make on it a gold molding all around.

Exodus 37:2

And he overlaid it [with] pure gold inside and outside, and he made for it a gold molding all around.

1 Kings 6:32

[On] the two doors of olive wood he made carvings of cherubim and palm tree images and budding flowers, and he overlaid them with gold {by beating} out the gold on the cherubim and the palm tree images.

1 Kings 6:35

He carved cherubim and palm tree images and budding flowers and overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the carved work.

Gold » Some things more precious than

Job 28:15

"Refined gold cannot be gotten in its place, and silver cannot be weighed out [as] its price.

Psalm 19:10

more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.

Proverbs 3:14

For her income is better than the income of silver, and her revenue than [that of] gold.

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than gold, even refined gold, and my yield than choice silver.

More verses: Isaiah 13:12

Gold » Used in the arts » Into ornaments

Genesis 24:22

And it happened [that] as the camels finished drinking the man took a gold ring of a half shekel in weight and two bracelets for her arms, ten shekels in weight,

Song of Songs 1:10

Your cheeks are beautiful with ornaments, your neck with strings of jewels.

Exodus 3:22

And a woman will ask from her neighbor and from the woman dwelling as an alien in her house [for] objects of silver and objects of gold and garments, and you will put [them] on your sons and on your daughters; and you will plunder Egypt."

Exodus 28:11

[As the] work of a skilled stone craftsman, [with] seal engravings you will engrave on the two stones the names of the {Israelites}; you will make them mounted [in] gold filigree settings.

Song of Songs 5:14

His arms [are] {rods} of gold {engraved with} jewels; his belly [is] polished ivory covered with sapphires.

Gold » Refined

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the [remaining] third into the fire, and I will refine them like [one] refines silver, and I will test them like [one] tests gold. They will call my name, and I will answer them. I will say, 'They are my people,' and they will say, 'Yahweh [is] my God.'"

Malachi 3:3

He will sit [as] a refiner and purifier of silver; he will purify the children of Levi, and he will refine them like gold and like silver, and they will present to Yahweh offerings in righteousness.

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than gold, even refined gold, and my yield than choice silver.

Job 28:19

The topaz of Cush cannot be compared with it; it cannot be bought for pure gold.

More verses: Job 31:24 Proverbs 27:21

Gold » Offering of, for temple

1 Chronicles 22:14

Now see, with great effort I have made provision for the house of Yahweh: 100,000 talents of gold, 1,000,000 talents of silver, and bronze and iron [that] cannot be weighed, for there is an abundance. Also timber and stone I have provided, but to these you should add.

1 Chronicles 29:7

And they gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze, and one hundred thousand talents of iron.

1 Chronicles 29:4

three thousand talents of gold from the gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of refined silver to overlay the walls of the houses,

Gold » Exacted as tribute

1 Kings 20:3

He said to him, "Thus says Ben-Hadad: 'Your silver and your gold are mine, and your women and your best sons are mine.'"

1 Kings 20:5

The messengers returned and said, "Thus says Ben-Hadad, saying, 'I sent to you saying, "Your silver and gold are mine, and your women and your best sons you must give to me."

2 Kings 23:33

Then Pharaoh Neco confined him at Riblah in the land of Hamath, from reigning in Jerusalem, and imposed a levy on the land of a hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold.

2 Kings 23:35

The silver and the gold Jehoiakim gave to Pharaoh; however, he taxed the land to give the silver {to meet the demands of Pharaoh}. Each according to assessment, he exacted [payment] of the silver and the gold from the people of the land to give to Pharaoh Neco.

Gold » Used in the arts » Crowns made of

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in {royal clothing} of blue cloth and white linen, and a great crown of gold and a robe of fine white linen and purple, and the city of Susa was shouting and rejoicing.

Exodus 39:30

And they made the rosette of the holy diadem [of] pure gold, and they wrote on it [with the] writing of seal engravings: "A holy object for Yahweh."

Psalm 21:3

For you meet him [with] blessings of good [things]. You set on his head a crown of fine gold.

Zechariah 6:11

Take [the] silver and gold and make a crown, and set [it] on the head of Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest.

Exodus 25:25

And you will make for it a handbreadth rim all around, and you will make a gold molding for its rim all around.

More verses: Exodus 37:2-11

Gold » Altar lamps, and other articles made of

Ezra 8:27

twenty gold bowls worth one thousand darics, and two vessels of good polished bronze as precious as gold.

Jeremiah 52:19

And [the] captain of [the] guard [took] the bowls, and the firepans, and the sprinkling bowls, and the pots, and the lampstands, and the pans, and the libation bowls, {those made of solid gold} and {those made of solid silver}.

1 Kings 7:48-51

Solomon also made all of the vessels which [were] in the house of Yahweh: the golden altar and the golden table on which [was] the bread of the presence; as well as the five lampstands of beaten gold at the south and five lampstands at the north before the presence of the inner sanctuary, with the flower-shaped ornaments, the lamps, and the pair of tongs [all of gold]. The cups, the snuffers, the bowls for drinking wine, the bowls for the incense, and the firepans [were made from] beaten gold; the facades for the doors of the inner house, for the {most holy place}, for the doors of the main hall of the temple [were of] gold. read more.
[When] all of the work which king Solomon did on the house of Yahweh was completed, Solomon brought out the holy objects of his father David, the silver and the gold and the vessels, [which] he put in the treasury rooms of the house of Yahweh.

2 Kings 25:15

The firepans and the basins, whatever was gold, the commander of the imperial guard took [for] the gold and whatever was silver, [for] the silver.

Daniel 5:3

Then they brought in the vessels of gold that they took from the temple, the house of God that [was] in Jerusalem, and the king and his lords, his wives and his concubines drank from them.

Gold » Was used for » Sacred candlesticks

Exodus 25:31

"And you will make a lampstand of pure gold; the lampstand will be made of hammered work--its base and its branch, its cups, its buds, and its blossoms will be from it.

2 Chronicles 4:20

the lampstands, and the lamps for burning according to the custom before the inner sanctuary, of solid gold;

2 Chronicles 4:7

And he made ten golden lampstands according to their custom, and he set [them] in the temple, five on the south and five on the north.

Gold » Most valuable when pure and fine

Psalm 21:3

For you meet him [with] blessings of good [things]. You set on his head a crown of fine gold.

Psalm 19:10

more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.

Proverbs 3:14

For her income is better than the income of silver, and her revenue than [that of] gold.

Job 28:19

The topaz of Cush cannot be compared with it; it cannot be bought for pure gold.

Gold » Was used for » Sacred utensils

Exodus 25:29

And you will make its plates and its ladles and its pitchers and its bowls with which [libations] will be poured; of pure gold you will make them.

Exodus 25:38

And its snuffers and its fire pans [will be] pure gold.

2 Chronicles 4:19-22

So Solomon made all the objects that [were in] the house of God: the altar of gold; the tables upon which [was] the bread of the presence; the lampstands, and the lamps for burning according to the custom before the inner sanctuary, of solid gold; and the blossoms, the lamps, and the tongs that [were] of solid gold; read more.
and the snuffers, the drinking bowls, the dishes, and the firepans, of solid gold; and the entrance to the house, the inner doors to {the most holy place}, and the doors to the house of the temple [were] of gold.

Gold » From ophir

Job 22:24

and [if you] put gold ore in [the] dust, and [the] gold of Ophir in [the] rock of wadis,

1 Kings 10:11

Moreover, the fleet of ships of Hiram which carried the gold from Ophir [also] brought from Ophir abundant amounts of almug wood and precious stones.

1 Kings 9:28

They went to Ophir and imported from there four hundred and twenty talents of gold, and they brought it to King Solomon.

2 Chronicles 8:18

And Huram sent to him, by the hand of his servants, ships and servants knowledgeable of the sea. And they went with the servants of Solomon to Ophir, and from there they collected four hundred and fifty talents of gold and brought it to King Solomon.

1 Chronicles 29:4

three thousand talents of gold from the gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of refined silver to overlay the walls of the houses,

Gold » Taken in war, dedicated to God

Joshua 6:19

But all of the silver and gold, and the items of bronze and iron, [are] holy to Yahweh, and they must go to Yahweh's treasury."

2 Samuel 8:11

King David dedicated them also to Yahweh [along] with the silver and the gold that he had dedicated from all of the nations which he had subdued;

1 Kings 15:15

He brought the holy objects of his father and his [own] holy objects to the house of Yahweh, silver and gold and utensils.

Gold » Priestly and royal garments adorned with

Exodus 28:4-6

And these are the garments that they will make: A breast piece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of specially woven fabric, a turban and a sash. And they will make holy garments for Aaron your brother, and for his sons to serve as priests for me. "And they will take the gold and the blue and the purple and the crimson [yarns] and the fine linen, and they will make the ephod of gold, blue and purple, [and] crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen, the work of a skilled craftsman.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters [are] among your noble ladies. The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

Gold » Was used for » Idols

Daniel 5:4

They drank the wine and praised the gods of gold and silver, bronze, iron, wood and stone.

Exodus 20:23

You will not make alongside me gods of silver, and gods of gold you will not make for yourselves.

Psalm 115:4

Their idols [are] silver and gold, [the] work of human hands.

Gold » Figurative

Jeremiah 51:7

Babylon [was] a cup of gold in the hand of Yahweh, making drunk all the earth. [The] nations drank of her wine. {Therefore} [the] nations acted like madmen.

Ecclesiastes 12:6

Before the silver cord is snapped and the golden bowl is broken; and the jar at the foundation is broken, and the wheel at the cistern is broken.

Lamentations 4:1

How [the] gold has grown dim, the pure gold has changed. The stones of holiness are scattered at the head of every street.

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if anyone builds upon the foundation [with] gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,

Gold » Vanity of heaping up

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I also gathered to myself silver and gold--the royal and provincial treasuries. I acquired for myself male and female singers, as well as the delight of {men}, {voluptuous concubines}.

Ecclesiastes 2:11

Yet when I considered all the effort which I expended and the toil with which I toiled to do, then behold, "Everything [is] vanity and chasing wind! There is nothing profitable under the sun!"

Gold » Was used for » Rings

Song of Songs 5:14

His arms [are] {rods} of gold {engraved with} jewels; his belly [is] polished ivory covered with sapphires.

James 2:2

For if someone enters into your assembly in fine clothing with a gold ring on his finger, and a poor person in filthy clothing also enters,

Gold » Was used for » Shields

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the small round gold shields which had {belonged} to the servants of Hadadezer, and he brought them [to] Jerusalem.

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made two hundred shields of hammered gold; six hundred [measures of] gold went up over each shield. Also [he made] three hundred small shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went up over each of the small shields; and the king put them [into] the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

Gold » Described as » Malleable

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made two hundred shields of hammered gold; six hundred [measures of] gold went up over each shield. Also [he made] three hundred small shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went up over each of the small shields; and the king put them [into] the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

Exodus 39:3

And he hammered out the leaves of gold, and he cut off cords to weave in the midst of the blue and in the midst of the purple and in the midst of the crimson and in the midst of the linen--[the] work of a skilled craftsman.

Gold » Sheba

1 Kings 10:10

Then she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, abundant spices, and precious stones. Spices as these did not come again in such abundance [as that which] the queen of Sheba brought to King Solomon.

2 Chronicles 9:9

And she gave to the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold and a very great amount of spices and precious stones. And there were no spices such as those that the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.

Psalm 72:15

So may he live, and may gold from Sheba be given to him, and may prayers be offered for him continually. May blessings be invoked for him {all day long}.

Gold » For the temple

1 Chronicles 18:11

King David dedicated these also to Yahweh, along with the silver and gold that he had taken from all the nations, from Edom, Moab, the sons of Ammon, the Philistines, and Amalek.

1 Chronicles 22:14

Now see, with great effort I have made provision for the house of Yahweh: 100,000 talents of gold, 1,000,000 talents of silver, and bronze and iron [that] cannot be weighed, for there is an abundance. Also timber and stone I have provided, but to these you should add.

1 Chronicles 22:16

with gold, silver, bronze, and iron without number. Arise and work! Yahweh will be with you!"

1 Chronicles 29:2-7

So I have provided for the house of my God according to all my strength, the gold for the things of gold, the silver for the things of silver, the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and the wood for the things of wood, [along with] an abundance of onyx stones, stones for settings, stones of turquoise, and variegated stones, and all [kinds of] precious stones and alabaster stones. And moreover, with respect to my provisions for the house of my God I have a treasure of gold and silver that I have given to the house of my God above all that I have provided for the holy house: three thousand talents of gold from the gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of refined silver to overlay the walls of the houses, read more.
gold for the golden things and silver for the silver things, for all the work by the hand of skilled craftsmen. Now who will offer willingly, {consecrating himself} today to Yahweh?" Then the commanders of the {families}, the commanders of the tribes of Israel, and the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the commanders of the work of the king offered themselves willingly. And they gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze, and one hundred thousand talents of iron.

Gold » Refined and tried by fire

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the [remaining] third into the fire, and I will refine them like [one] refines silver, and I will test them like [one] tests gold. They will call my name, and I will answer them. I will say, 'They are my people,' and they will say, 'Yahweh [is] my God.'"

Gold » Imported by solomon

1 Kings 9:11

[since] Hiram king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with wood of cedar and with wood of cypresses and with the gold according to all his desire, then King Solomon gave twenty cities in the land of the Galilee to Hiram.

1 Kings 10:11

Moreover, the fleet of ships of Hiram which carried the gold from Ophir [also] brought from Ophir abundant amounts of almug wood and precious stones.

Gold » Given as presents

1 Kings 15:19

"[Let there be] a covenant between me and you, between my father and your father. Look, I have sent you a gift of silver and gold. Go, break your covenant with Baasha king of Israel that he may go up [away] from me."

Gold » Was used for » Overlaying the tabernacle

Exodus 36:38

and the five pillars and their hooks, and he overlaid their tops and their connections [with] gold, and their five bases [were] bronze.

Exodus 36:34

And he overlaid the frames with gold, and he made their rings of gold [as] {holders} for the bars, and he overlaid the bars with gold.

Gold » Was used for » Crowns

2 Samuel 12:30

He took the crown of their king from his head. (Now its weight [was] a talent of gold, and there [was] a precious stone [in it] and it [was] put on David's head.) He brought out the plunder of the city {in great abundance}.

Psalm 21:3

For you meet him [with] blessings of good [things]. You set on his head a crown of fine gold.

Gold » Was used for » Chains

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his finger and put it on the finger of Joseph. And he clothed him with garments of fine linen, and he put a chain of gold around his neck.

Daniel 5:29

Then Belshazzar commanded, and they clothed Daniel [with] purple and [placed] a necklace of gold around his neck, and they made a proclamation concerning him that he would be [the] third ruler [in authority] in the kingdom.

Gold » Working in, a trade

Isaiah 40:19

A craftsman pours out the idol, and a {goldsmith} overlays it with gold, and [he] smelts chains of silver.

Nehemiah 3:8

{Next to him} Uzziel son of Harhaiah (goldsmiths) repaired. {Next to him} Hananiah son of the perfume-makers repaired. They restored Jerusalem up to the Broad Wall.

Gold » Was used for » Vessels

1 Kings 10:21

All of the drinking vessels of King Solomon [were] gold, and all the vessels for the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. There was no silver; [it was] not considered as something valuable in the days of Solomon.

Esther 1:7

Drinks were served in goblets of gold and {goblets of different kinds}, and [there was] {plentiful royal wine according to the bounty of the king}.

Gold » Was used for » Earrings

Judges 8:24

And Gideon said to them, "{Let me make a request of you}, that each of you give to me an ornamental ring from his plunder." (They [had] ornamental rings of gold, because they [were] Ishmaelites.)

Judges 8:26

The weight of the ornamental rings of gold that he requested [was] one thousand seven hundred [shekels of] gold, apart from the crescents, pendants, and purple garments that [were] on the kings of Midian, and apart from the pendants that [were] on the necks of their camels.

Gold » Abounded in » Ophir

1 Kings 9:28

They went to Ophir and imported from there four hundred and twenty talents of gold, and they brought it to King Solomon.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters [are] among your noble ladies. The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

Gold » Abounded in » Sheba

Isaiah 60:6

A multitude of camels shall cover you, the young male camels of Midian and Ephah. All those from Sheba shall come; they shall bring gold and frankincense, and they shall proclaim the praise of Yahweh.

Psalm 72:15

So may he live, and may gold from Sheba be given to him, and may prayers be offered for him continually. May blessings be invoked for him {all day long}.

Gold » Vessels and utensils made of, for the tabernacle

Exodus 25:29

And you will make its plates and its ladles and its pitchers and its bowls with which [libations] will be poured; of pure gold you will make them.

Exodus 37:16

And he made the vessels that [were] on the table--its plates and its ladles, and its bowls and its pitchers with which [libations] were poured--[of] pure gold.

Exodus 25:26

And you will make four gold rings for it, and you will put the rings on the four corners where its four {legs} [are].

Exodus 25:38-39

And its snuffers and its fire pans [will be] pure gold. It will be made [from] a talent of pure gold, with all these [pieces of] equipment.

Gold » Described as » Precious

Ezra 8:27

twenty gold bowls worth one thousand darics, and two vessels of good polished bronze as precious as gold.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make humanity more rare than gold and humankind more than the gold of Ophir.

Gold » Symbolical

Revelation 21:21

And the twelve gates [are] twelve pearls, each one of the gates was from a single pearl. And the street of the city [is] pure gold, like transparent glass.

Revelation 21:18

And the material of its wall [is] jasper, and the city [is] pure gold, similar in appearance to pure glass.

Daniel 2:32-45

The head of this statue [was] of fine gold, its chest and its arms of silver, its belly and its thighs of bronze, its legs of iron, its feet, part of them of iron and part of them of clay. You were looking on {until} a stone was chiseled out--that not by hands--and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay, and it broke them in pieces. read more.
Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver and the gold {all at once} broke into pieces and they became like chaff from the summer threshing floor, and the wind carried them away and any trace of them could not be found. But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and it filled the whole earth. "This [was] the dream, and [now] we will tell its interpretation to the king. You, O king, the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power and the might and the glory, and [also] {human beings wherever they dwell}, the animals of the field and the birds of heaven--he has given into your hand and made you ruler over all of them--you are the head of gold. And after you another kingdom inferior to yours will arise, and another third [kingdom] of bronze that will rule over the whole earth. And fourth kingdom will be strong as iron, [and] {just as} iron crushes and smashes {everything}, and as iron shatters all of these [other metals], [so] it will crush and it will shatter [these nations]. {And just as} you saw the feet and the toes, {partly potter's clay} and {partly iron}, it will be a divided kingdom; and {some hardness} of the iron will be [in it], {just as} you have seen the iron mixed with the wet clay. And [as] the toes of the feet [were] partly iron and partly clay, [so] part of the kingdom will be strong {and partly brittle}. And [in] that you saw the iron was mixed with wet clay, [so] {they will mix in marriage} and they will not cling {to one another}, just as iron [does] not mix with clay. And {in the day of those kings}, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will {never} be destroyed, and the kingdom will not be left for another nation, and it will bring an end to all these kingdoms, but it will stand {forever}. {Inasmuch as} you saw that a stone from the mountain was chiseled out [but] not by hands, and [that] it crushed the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver and the gold, [thereby] the great God made known to the king what will be {in the future}, and the dream is certain and its explanation trustworthy."

Gold » Used in the arts » The lampstands made of, for the tabernacle

Exodus 37:17-24

And he made the lampstand of pure gold; he made the lampstand of hammered work--its base and its branch, its cups, its buds, and its blossoms were {all part of it}. And six branches [were] going out from its sides, three branches of the lampstand from its one side and three branches of the lampstand from its second side. Three almond-flower cups [were] on the one branch [with] a bud and a blossom, and three almond-flower cups [were] on the one branch [with] a bud and a blossom--likewise for the six branches going out from the lampstand. read more.
And on the lampstand [were] four almond-flower cups, [with] its buds and its blossoms. And a bud [was] under the two branches [that came] from it, and a bud under the two branches from it, and a bud under the two branches from it, [likewise] for the six branches coming out from the lampstand. Their buds and their branches were from it, all of it one [piece] of pure gold, hammered work. And he made its seven lamps and its snuffers and its fire pans of pure gold. He made it [from] a talent of pure gold and all its [pieces of] equipment.

Exodus 25:31-38

"And you will make a lampstand of pure gold; the lampstand will be made of hammered work--its base and its branch, its cups, its buds, and its blossoms will be from it. And six branches [will be] going out from its sides, three branches of the lampstand from its one side and three branches of the lampstand from its second side. Three almond-flower cups [will be] on the one branch [with] a bud and a blossom, and three almond-flower cups [will be] on the one branch [with] a bud and a blossom--likewise for the six branches going out from the lampstand. read more.
And on the lampstand [will be] four almond-flower cups, [with] its buds and its blossoms. And a bud [will be] under the two branches [that come] from it, and a bud under the two branches from it, and a bud under the two branches from it, [likewise] for the six branches coming out from the lampstand. Their buds and their branches will be from it, all of it one [piece] of pure gold hammered work. And you will make its seven lamps, and its lamps will be set up, and it will give light {in the space in front of it}. And its snuffers and its fire pans [will be] pure gold.

Gold » Belongs to God

Ezekiel 16:17

And you took {your beautiful jewelry} [made] from my gold and from my silver that I had given to you, and you made for yourself {male images}, and you prostituted with them.

Joel 3:5

For you have taken my silver and my gold, and my beautiful treasures you have carried into your temples.

Gold » Wedge of

Isaiah 13:12

I will make humanity more rare than gold and humankind more than the gold of Ophir.

Gold » Illustrative of » True converts

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if anyone builds upon the foundation [with] gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,

Gold » Estimated by weight

1 Chronicles 28:14

[and] for the gold, according to the weight of the gold for all the vessels of the service, and the service of all the vessels of silver according to the weight of all the vessels {for every kind of service}.

Gold » Found in the earth

Job 28:1

"Indeed, there is a mine for silver and a place {for gold to be refined}.

Job 28:6

Its stones [are the] place of sapphire, and [the] earthen dirt {has} gold.

Gold » Was used for » Overlaying cherubims in temple

2 Chronicles 3:10

And he made two sculpted wood cherubim in {the most holy place}, and he overlaid them with gold.

Gold » Was used for » Footstools

2 Chronicles 9:18

And the throne had six steps, and a footstool of gold [was] attached to the throne. And [there were] armrests {on each side}. And by {the seat} [were] two lions standing beside the armrests.

Gold » Abundance of, in solomon's reign

2 Chronicles 1:15

And the king made silver and gold in Jerusalem like the stones. And he made cedar as abundant as the sycamore fig trees that [were] in the Shephelah.

Gold » Kings of israel not to multiply

Deuteronomy 17:17

And he must not {acquire many} wives for himself, so that his heart [would] turn aside; and {he must not accumulate silver and gold for himself excessively}.

Gold » Abounded in » Parvaim

2 Chronicles 3:6

Then he overlaid the house with precious stone as decoration. (Now the gold [was] the gold of Parvaim.)

Gold » Liable to » Grow dim

Lamentations 4:1

How [the] gold has grown dim, the pure gold has changed. The stones of holiness are scattered at the head of every street.

Gold » Illustrative of » The doctrines of grace

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see.

Gold » Was used for » Mercy seat and cherubims

Exodus 25:17-18

"And you will make an atonement cover of pure gold, two and a half cubits its length and a cubit and a half its width. And you will make two cherubim of gold; you will make them of hammered work at the two ends of the atonement cover.

Gold » Was used for » Overlaying the ark, &c

Exodus 25:11-13

And you will overlay it with pure gold, inside and outside you will overlay it, and you will make on it a gold molding all around. And you will cast for it four gold rings, and you will put [them] on its four feet, with two rings on its one side and two rings on its second side. And you will make poles of acacia wood, and you will overlay them [with] gold.

Gold » Was used for » Overlaying the temple

1 Kings 6:21-22

Solomon overlaid the temple on the inside [with] pure gold, and he drew across it with golden chains in front of the inner sanctuary, which he overlaid with gold. All of the temple he overlaid with gold until all of the temple [was] finished; all of the altar which belonged to the inner sanctuary he overlaid with gold.

Gold » Solomon rich in

1 Kings 10:2

So she came to Jerusalem with very great wealth; [with] camels carrying spices, very much gold, and precious stones. She came to Solomon, and she spoke to him all that was on her heart.

1 Kings 10:21

All of the drinking vessels of King Solomon [were] gold, and all the vessels for the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. There was no silver; [it was] not considered as something valuable in the days of Solomon.

1 Kings 10:14

The weight of the gold that came to Solomon in one year [was] six hundred and sixty-six talents of gold,

Gold » Was used for » Overlaying throne of solomon

1 Kings 10:18

The king also made a large ivory throne, and he overlaid it [with] fine gold.

Gold » Was used for » Ornaments

Jeremiah 4:30

And you, devastated one, what [do] you do, that you put on crimson, that you adorn yourself [with] ornaments of gold, that you make your eyes look bigger with the eye make-up? In vain you beautify yourself. [Your] lovers reject you; they seek your life.

Gold » Described as » Fusible

Exodus 32:3-4

And all the people took off the rings of gold that [were] on their ears and brought [it] to Aaron. And he took from their hand, and he shaped it with a tool, and he made it a cast-image bull calf, and they said, "These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt."

Gold » An article of commerce

Ezekiel 27:22

The traders of Sheba and Raamah [were] trading [with] you, with the finest of every spice and with every precious stone and gold; they exchanged [all these] for your merchandise.

Gold » Used in the arts » Shields of

1 Kings 10:16-17

King Solomon made two hundred shields of hammered gold; six hundred [measures of] gold went up over each shield. Also [he made] three hundred small shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went up over each of the small shields; and the king put them [into] the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

Gold » Was used for » Overlaying floor of temple

1 Kings 6:30

He overlaid the floor of the house with gold both inside and out.

Gold » Described as » Valuable

Job 28:15-16

"Refined gold cannot be gotten in its place, and silver cannot be weighed out [as] its price. It cannot be bought for the gold of Ophir, for precious onyx or sapphire.

Gold » Abounded in » Havilah

Genesis 2:11

The name of the first [is] the Pishon. It went around all the land of Havilah, where [there is] gold.

Gold » Offerings of, for tabernacle

Exodus 35:22

And they came, the men in addition to the women, all [who were] willing of heart; they brought brooches and jewelry rings and signet rings and ornaments--every [variety] of gold object--every man who waved a wave offering of gold for Yahweh,

Gold » The patriarchs were rich in

Gold » Illustrative of » Babylonish empire

Daniel 2:38

and [also] {human beings wherever they dwell}, the animals of the field and the birds of heaven--he has given into your hand and made you ruler over all of them--you are the head of gold.

Gold » Illustrative of » Tried faith

Gold » Was used for » Sceptres

Esther 4:11

"All the king's servants and the people of the king's provinces know that [if] any man or woman who goes to the king to the inner courtyard, who is not called, he has one law, to be killed, except if the king extends to him the gold scepter so that he may live. I have not been called to come to the king {for thirty days}."

Gold » Described as » Yellow

Psalm 68:13

Though you [men] lie down between the sheepfolds, [you will be like the] wings of a dove covered in silver and its pinions in yellow gold."

Gold » Used in the arts » Apparel

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters [are] among your noble ladies. The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

Gold » Was used for » Couches

Esther 1:6

There were curtains of finely woven linen and blue cloth tied with cords of fine white linen and purple cloth to silver curtain rings and pillars of alabaster, [and] couches of gold and silver on a paved floor of alabaster, precious stone, mother-of-pearl, and costly stones.

Gold » Exported from havilah

Genesis 2:11-12

The name of the first [is] the Pishon. It went around all the land of Havilah, where [there is] gold. (The gold of that land [is] good; bdellium and onyx stones [are] there.)

Gold » Jews condemned for multiplying

Isaiah 2:7

And its land is filled [with] silver and gold, and there is no end to its treasures; and its land is filled [with] horses, and [there is] no end to its chariots.

Gold » Illustrative of » Saints after affliction

Gold » Liable to » Canker and rust

James 5:3

Your gold and silver have become corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you, and it will consume your flesh like fire. You have stored up treasure in the last days.

Gold » Tarshish

1 Kings 22:48

Jehoshaphat built ships of the Tarshish [type] to go to Ophir for the gold; but he did not go because the ships were destroyed at Ezion-Geber.

Gold » Used in the arts » Modeled into forms of fruits

Proverbs 25:11

Apples of gold in a setting of silver is a matter spoken at its proper time.

Gold » Used in the arts » Beaten work

2 Chronicles 9:15

And King Solomon made two hundred shields of beaten gold; six hundred [shekels] of beaten gold went into each shield.

Gold » Uphaz

Jeremiah 10:9

Silver beaten from Tarshish is brought, and gold from Uphaz, the work of [the] craftsman and [the] hands of the goldsmith. Blue and purple [are] their clothing, all of them [are] the work of skillful people.

Gold » Used in the arts » Made into wire threads and worked into embroidered tapestry

Exodus 39:3

And he hammered out the leaves of gold, and he cut off cords to weave in the midst of the blue and in the midst of the purple and in the midst of the crimson and in the midst of the linen--[the] work of a skilled craftsman.

Gold » Parvaim

2 Chronicles 3:6

Then he overlaid the house with precious stone as decoration. (Now the gold [was] the gold of Parvaim.)

Gold » Used in the arts » Bedsteads made of

Esther 1:6

There were curtains of finely woven linen and blue cloth tied with cords of fine white linen and purple cloth to silver curtain rings and pillars of alabaster, [and] couches of gold and silver on a paved floor of alabaster, precious stone, mother-of-pearl, and costly stones.

Gold » Used in the arts » In ornamenting the priests' garments

Idol » Made of » Gold

Isaiah 2:20

On that day humanity will throw away its idols of silver and its idols of gold, which they made for it to worship, to the rodents and to the bats--

Exodus 32:3-4

And all the people took off the rings of gold that [were] on their ears and brought [it] to Aaron. And he took from their hand, and he shaped it with a tool, and he made it a cast-image bull calf, and they said, "These are your gods, Israel, who brought you up from the land of Egypt."

Psalm 115:4-7

Their idols [are] silver and gold, [the] work of human hands. They have mouths, but cannot speak; they have eyes, but cannot see; they have ears, but cannot hear; they have noses, but cannot smell; read more.
[they have] their hands, but they cannot feel, their feet, but they cannot walk; they cannot utter a sound in their throats.

Psalm 135:15-17

The idols of the nations [are] silver and gold, [the] work of the hands of humankind. They have mouths, but cannot speak; they have eyes, but cannot see; they have ears, but cannot hear; there is not even breath in their mouths.

Isaiah 30:22

And you will defile the plating of your silver idols and the covering of your gold image. You will scatter them like contaminated things; you will say to it, "Filth!"

More verses: Isaiah 31:7 Hosea 8:4

Metals » Mentioned in scripture » Gold

Genesis 2:11-12

The name of the first [is] the Pishon. It went around all the land of Havilah, where [there is] gold. (The gold of that land [is] good; bdellium and onyx stones [are] there.)

Ophir » Products of » Gold

Job 22:24

and [if you] put gold ore in [the] dust, and [the] gold of Ophir in [the] rock of wadis,

1 Chronicles 29:4

three thousand talents of gold from the gold of Ophir and seven thousand talents of refined silver to overlay the walls of the houses,

Isaiah 13:12

I will make humanity more rare than gold and humankind more than the gold of Ophir.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters [are] among your noble ladies. The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

Job 28:16

It cannot be bought for the gold of Ophir, for precious onyx or sapphire.

Righteous » Compared with » Gold

Lamentations 4:2

The precious sons of Zion weighed against fine gold, how they are thought of as earthen vessels of clay, the work of the potter's hands.

compared to Saints » Gold

Lamentations 4:2

The precious sons of Zion weighed against fine gold, how they are thought of as earthen vessels of clay, the work of the potter's hands.

Shekel » Used to weigh » Gold

Genesis 24:22

And it happened [that] as the camels finished drinking the man took a gold ring of a half shekel in weight and two bracelets for her arms, ten shekels in weight,

1 Kings 10:16

King Solomon made two hundred shields of hammered gold; six hundred [measures of] gold went up over each shield.

Numbers 7:14

one golden dish weighing ten shekels filled [with] incense;

Numbers 7:20-86

One dish weighing ten shekels filled [with] incense; one {young } bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; read more.
and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Nethanel son of Zuar. On the third day Eliab son of Helon, leader of the descendants of Zebulun: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking wine [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Eliab son of Helon. On the fourth day Elizur son of Shedeur, leader of the descendants of Reuben: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Elizur son of Shedeur. On the fifth day Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai, leader of the descendants of Simeon: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai. On the sixth day Eliasaph son of Deuel, leader of the descendants of Gad: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Eliasaph son of Deuel. On the seventh day Elishama son of Ammihud, leader of the descendants of Ephraim: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Elishama son of Ammihud. On the eighth day Gamaliel son of Pedahzur, leader of the descendants of Manasseh: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Gamaliel son of Pedahzur. On the ninth day Abidan son of Gideoni, leader of the descendants of Benjamin: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Abidan son of Gideoni. On the tenth day Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai, leader of the descendants of Dan: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Ahiezer son of Ammishaddai. On the eleventh day Pagiel son of Ocran, leader of the descendants of Asher: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Pagiel son of Ocran. On the twelfth day Ahira son of Enan, leader of the descendants of Naphtali: his offering [was] one silver plate--its weight one hundred and thirty [shekels]--[and] one silver bowl for drinking [weighing] seventy shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, {both of them} filled [with] finely milled flour mixed with oil as a grain offering; {one golden dish weighing ten shekels} filled [with] incense; one {young} bull, one ram, a male lamb {in its first year} as a burnt offering; one he-goat as a sin offering; and for the sacrifice of the fellowship offering, two cattle, five rams, five he-goats, [and] five male lambs {in their first year}. This [was] the offering of Ahira son of Enan. This [was] the dedication of the altar on [the] day of anointing it, from the leaders of Israel: twelve silver plates, twelve silver bowls for drinking wine, twelve golden dishes; each plate of silver [weighed] one hundred and thirty [shekels], and each bowl for drinking seventy, all the silver of the vessels two thousand four hundred [shekels], according to the sanctuary shekel; the twelve golden dishes filled [with] incense, each dish [weighing] ten shekels according to the sanctuary shekel, all the gold of the dishes one hundred and twenty;

Shields » Frequently made of, or covered with » Gold

1 Kings 10:17

Also [he made] three hundred small shields of hammered gold; three minas of gold went up over each of the small shields; and the king put them [into] the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

2 Samuel 8:7

David took the small round gold shields which had {belonged} to the servants of Hadadezer, and he brought them [to] Jerusalem.

Uphaz » Famous, » Gold

Jeremiah 10:9

Silver beaten from Tarshish is brought, and gold from Uphaz, the work of [the] craftsman and [the] hands of the goldsmith. Blue and purple [are] their clothing, all of them [are] the work of skillful people.

Daniel 10:5

And I lifted up my eyes and I saw, and there was a man, [and] he was dressed [in] linen, and his waist was girded with [the] gold of Uphaz.

Topics on Gold

Gold Chains

2;28;14

And you will make two braided chains of pure gold ornamental cord work, and you will put the chains of the ornamental cords on the filigree settings.

Gold Items For The Tabernacl

2;28;6

and they will make the ephod of gold, blue and purple, [and] crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen, the work of a skilled craftsman.

Gold Ornaments

1;24;22

And it happened [that] as the camels finished drinking the man took a gold ring of a half shekel in weight and two bracelets for her arms, ten shekels in weight,

Gold Transferred

2;32;2

And Aaron said to them, "Take off the rings of gold that [are] on the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters, and bring [it] to me."

Overlaid With Gold

35;2;19

Woe to [him who] says to the wood, 'Wake up!' [And] to a lifeless stone, 'Arise!' Can he teach? Look, it is covered [with] gold and silver, and there is no breath within it.

Things Like Gold

19;19;10

more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.

Weights Of Gold

1;24;22

And it happened [that] as the camels finished drinking the man took a gold ring of a half shekel in weight and two bracelets for her arms, ten shekels in weight,