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75 Bible Verses about Iron

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Job 28:2

Iron is taken out of the dust, and bronze is melted out of the stone.

Deuteronomy 8:7-9

For the LORD thy God brings thee into a good land, a land of brooks, of waters, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills, a land of wheat and barley and vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olives, of oil, and honey; a land in which thou shalt eat bread without scarceness; thou shalt not lack any thing in it, a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose mountains thou may dig brass.

Ezekiel 22:20

As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace to blow the fire upon it to melt it, so will I gather you in my anger and in my fury, and I will cause you to rest, and melt you.

Numbers 31:21-23

And Eleazar, the priest, said unto the men of war which went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD commanded Moses; certainly the gold and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead, every thing that may endure the fire, ye shall cause to pass through the fire, and it shall be clean; nevertheless, ye shall remove the sin with the water of separation; and all that does not endure the fire ye shall cause to go through the water.

Jeremiah 6:27-29

I have set thee for a tower and a fortress among my people; thou shalt know and examine their way. They are all rebellious princes; they walk with deception: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters. The bellows are burned; the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melts in vain; for the wicked are not plucked away.

Ezekiel 22:18

Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross; they are all brass and tin and iron and lead in the midst of the furnace; they are become the dross of silver.

Deuteronomy 4:20

But the LORD has taken you and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him the people of his inheritance, as ye are this day.

1 Kings 8:51

for they are thy people and thy inheritance, which thou didst bring forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the iron furnace.

Jeremiah 11:4

which I commanded your fathers the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying unto them, hear my voice and comply with my words according to all which I command you; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God

Revelation 18:11-12

And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her, for no one buys their merchandise anymore: The merchandise of gold and of silver and of precious stones and of pearls and of fine linen and of purple and of silk and of scarlet and of all thyine wood and of all manner vessels of ivory and of all manner vessels of most precious wood and of brass and of iron and of marble

Joshua 22:6-8

So Joshua, blessing them, sent them; and they went unto their tents. Now to the one half of the tribe of Manasseh, Moses had given possession in Bashan; but unto the other half Joshua gave inheritance among their brethren on this side of the Jordan to the west. And Joshua also sent these to their tents, after having blessed them, And he spoke unto them, saying, Return with great riches unto your tents and with a great amount of cattle with silver, with gold, with brass, with iron, and with very much clothing; divide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren.

Isaiah 60:17

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for the stones iron; I will also put peace in the place of thy government, and righteousness in the place of thine oppressors.

Ezekiel 27:12

Tarshish was thy market by reason of the multitude of all thy riches in silver, iron, tin, and lead; they traded in thy fairs.

Daniel 2:40-43

And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron; and as iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things, and as iron that breaks all these things, it shall break in pieces and bruise. And whereas thou didst see the feet and toes, part of baked potters' clay and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divisive; but there shall be in it some of the strength of the iron, such as thou didst see the iron mixed with baked clay. And as the toes of the feet were part of iron and part of baked clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly fragile.read more.
Concerning that which thou didst see, the iron mixed with baked clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men, but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron does not mix with clay.

Leviticus 26:19

And I will break the pride of your stronghold, and I will make your heaven as iron and your earth as bronze.

Deuteronomy 28:23

And thy heavens which are over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

Job 40:15-18

Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eats grass as an ox. Behold now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly. He moves his tail like a cedar; the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.read more.
His bones are as strong as brass; his members are like bars of iron.

Job 41:27

He esteems iron as straw and bronze as rotten wood.

Revelation 2:27

and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter they shall be broken to shivers, even as I received of my Father.

Revelation 19:15

And out of his mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the Gentiles; and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; and he treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made thee this day as a defenced city and as an iron pillar and as a wall of brass upon all the earth against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.

Jeremiah 15:12

Shall iron break the iron from the place of the north wind and the bronze?

Daniel 2:31-35

Thou, O king, didst see and behold a great image. This image, which was very large and whose glory was very sublime, stood before thee, and its form was terrible. The head of this image was of fine gold, its breasts and its arms of silver, its belly and its thighs of brass, its legs of iron, its feet part of iron and part of baked clay.read more.
Thou didst see until a stone was cut out, not with hands, which smote the image upon its feet that were of iron and baked clay and broke them to pieces. Then was the iron, the baked clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold broken to pieces together and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away that no place was found for them again; and the stone that smote the image was made into a great mountain that filled the whole earth.

Daniel 7:7

After this I saw in the night visions, and behold the fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and exceedingly strong; and it had great iron teeth; it devoured and broke in pieces and trod down that which was left with its feet; and it was very different from all the beasts that had been before her; and it had ten horns.

Joshua 6:24

And they burnt the city with fire and all that was in it; only the silver and the gold and the vessels of brass and of iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.

Joshua 6:15-19

And on the seventh day they rose early about the dawning of the day and compassed the city after the same manner seven times; only on that day they compassed the city seven times. And when the priests had blown the shofarot the seventh time, Joshua said unto the people, Shout, for the LORD has given you the city. And the city shall be anathema unto the LORD, even it, and all the things that are in it; only Rahab, the harlot, shall live, she and all that are with her in the house because she hid the messengers that we sent.read more.
But keep yourselves from the anathema, that ye not touch nor take any thing of the anathema so that ye not make the camp of Israel anathema and trouble it. For all the silver and gold and vessels of brass and iron are consecrated unto the LORD; they shall come into the treasury of the LORD.

Joshua 22:8

And he spoke unto them, saying, Return with great riches unto your tents and with a great amount of cattle with silver, with gold, with brass, with iron, and with very much clothing; divide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren.

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

1 Chronicles 22:14-16

Now, behold, in my trouble I have prepared for the house of the LORD one hundred thousand talents of gold and a thousand thousand talents of silver, and the brass and iron are without weight, for it is in abundance. Likewise, I have prepared timber and stone, unto which thou shalt add. Moreover there are workmen with thee in abundance, hewers and workers of stone and timber and all manner of expert men for every manner of work. Of the gold, the silver, and the brass and the iron, there is no number. Arise therefore, and go to work, and the LORD be with thee.

1 Chronicles 29:7

and gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents of gold and ten thousand daily wages and ten thousand talents of silver and eighteen thousand talents of brass and one hundred thousand talents of iron.

2 Chronicles 2:7

Send me now, therefore, a wise man who knows how to work in gold and in silver and in brass and in iron and in purple and crimson and blue and that knows how to engrave figures with the craftsmen that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David, my father, provided.

2 Chronicles 24:12

And the king and Jehoiada gave it to those that did the work of the service of the house of the LORD and hired masons and carpenters to repair the house of the LORD and also those that wrought iron and brass to mend the house of the LORD.

Genesis 4:22

And Zillah also bore Tubalcain, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron; and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

Deuteronomy 27:5

And there shalt thou build an altar unto the LORD thy God, an altar of stones; thou shalt not lift up any iron tool upon them.

Joshua 8:30-31

Then Joshua built an altar unto the LORD God of Israel in Mount Ebal, as Moses, the slave, of the LORD had commanded the sons of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no one lifted up any iron tool; and they offered burnt offerings upon it unto the LORD and sacrificed peace offerings.

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought forth the people that were therein and put them under saws and under harrows of iron and under axes of iron and made them pass through the brickkiln, and thus did he unto all the cities of the sons of Ammon. So David and all the people returned unto Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 20:3

And he brought out the people that were in it and dominated them with saws, and with harrows of iron, and with axes. Even so dealt David with all the cities of the sons of Ammon. And David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 23:7

but the one that desires to touch them must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear, and they are completely burned with fire in their place.

1 Kings 6:7

And the house, when it was built, was put together of perfect stones made ready before they were brought there; so that there was no hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.

2 Kings 6:5-6

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water, and he cried and said, Alas, master! It was borrowed. And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he showed him the place. Then he cut down a stick and cast it in there and caused the iron to swim.

Job 19:23-24

Oh, that my words were now written! Oh, that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron and with the point of a diamond; it is graven upon the table of their heart and upon the horns of your altars

Amos 1:3

Thus hath the LORD said: For three transgressions of Damascus and for the fourth, I will not convert her because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron.

Psalm 105:18

whose feet they hurt with fetters; his soul was laid in iron.

Psalm 149:6-9

The high praises of God shall be in their mouth and a two-edged sword in their hand, to execute vengeance upon the Gentiles and punishments upon the peoples, to imprison their kings with fetters and their nobles with chains of iron,read more.
to execute upon them the judgment written: this shall be glory for all his merciful ones. Halelu-JAH.

Daniel 4:15

nevertheless leave the stump of his roots in the earth, even with a band of iron and of brass shall he be bound in the green grass of the field; and let him be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts in the grass of the earth:

Mark 5:1-4

And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him a man of the tombs, with an unclean spirit, who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no one could bind him, no, not with chains,read more.
because many times he had been bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been broken in pieces by him, and the fetters shattered; neither could anyone tame him.

Judges 1:19

And the LORD was with Judah, who drove out the inhabitants of the mountains, but could not drive out the inhabitants of the plains, because they had chariots of iron.

Joshua 17:15-18

And Joshua answered them, If thou art such a great people, then go up to the forest and cut down for thyself there in the land of the Perizzite and of the giants, if mountain of Ephraim is too narrow for thee. And the sons of Joseph said, This mountain is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both those who are in Bethshean and her towns, and those who are in the valley of Jezreel. Then Joshua replied unto the house of Joseph, even to Ephraim and to Manasseh, saying, Thou art a great people and hast great strength; thou shalt not have only one lot;read more.
but that mountain shall be thine, for it is a forest, and thou shalt cut it down, and the borders of it shall be thine; for thou shalt drive out the Canaanite, though he has iron chariots and though he is strong.

Judges 4:2-3

And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin, king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor, the captain of whose host was Sisera, and he dwelt in Harosheth of the Gentiles. And the sons of Israel cried unto the LORD, for he had nine hundred chariots of iron, and he had mightily oppressed the sons of Israel for twenty years.

Acts 12:10

When they were past the first and the second guard, they came unto the iron gate that leads unto the city, which opened to them of its own accord, and they went out and passed on through one street, and then the angel departed from him.

1 Chronicles 22:3

Likewise, David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings, and brass in abundance without weight,

Psalm 107:15-16

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his mercy and for his wonderful works unto the sons of Adam! For he has broken the gates of brass and cut the bars of iron asunder.

Isaiah 45:2

I will go before thee and make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the gates of bronze and cut in sunder the bars of iron:

1 Samuel 17:7

And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron, and one bearing a shield went before him.

Numbers 35:16

And if he smites him with an instrument of iron so that he dies, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.

Job 20:24

He shall flee from the weapons of iron, and the bow of bronze shall strike him through.

Revelation 9:9

And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.

Daniel 5:4

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

Daniel 5:23

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy princes, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; furthermore, thou hast praised gods of silver and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand is thy soul and whose are all thy ways, thou hast never honoured.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore, thou shalt serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger and in thirst and in nakedness and in lack of all things; and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck until he has destroyed thee.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus hath the LORD said: Thou hast broken the yokes of wood; but thou shalt make yokes of iron instead. For thus hath the LORD of the hosts the God of Israel said: I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these Gentiles, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and they shall serve him; and I have even given him the beasts of the field.

1 Kings 22:11

And Zedekiah, the son of Chenaanah, made himself horns of iron, and he said, Thus hath the LORD said, With these shalt thou push the Syrians until thou have consumed them.

2 Chronicles 18:10

And Zedekiah, the son of Chenaanah, had made himself horns of iron and said, Thus hath the LORD said, With these thou shalt push Syria until they are consumed.

Ezekiel 4:3

And take an iron pan and set it for a wall of iron between thee and the city; and set thy face against it and it shall be for an encompassment, and thou shalt lay siege against the city. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og, king of Bashan, had remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the sons of Ammon? Nine cubits was the length thereof and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

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Beds » Made of » Iron

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og, king of Bashan, had remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the sons of Ammon? Nine cubits was the length thereof and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

Gates » Made of » Iron

Acts 12:10

When they were past the first and the second guard, they came unto the iron gate that leads unto the city, which opened to them of its own accord, and they went out and passed on through one street, and then the angel departed from him.

Iron » Great quantity of, provided for the temple

1 Chronicles 22:14

Now, behold, in my trouble I have prepared for the house of the LORD one hundred thousand talents of gold and a thousand thousand talents of silver, and the brass and iron are without weight, for it is in abundance. Likewise, I have prepared timber and stone, unto which thou shalt add.

1 Chronicles 22:3

Likewise, David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings, and brass in abundance without weight,

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Iron » Working in, a trade

1 Samuel 13:19

Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines had said, Lest peradventure the Hebrews make swords or spears.

2 Chronicles 2:7

Send me now, therefore, a wise man who knows how to work in gold and in silver and in brass and in iron and in purple and crimson and blue and that knows how to engrave figures with the craftsmen that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David, my father, provided.

2 Chronicles 2:14

the son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skillful to work in gold and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, in fine linen, and in crimson; also to engrave any manner of figure and to invent any design which shall be put to him, with thy craftsmen and with the craftsmen of my lord David, thy father.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Ax

2 Chronicles 18:10

And Zedekiah, the son of Chenaanah, had made himself horns of iron and said, Thus hath the LORD said, With these thou shalt push Syria until they are consumed.

2 Kings 6:6

And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he showed him the place. Then he cut down a stick and cast it in there and caused the iron to swim.

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the iron is blunt, and he does not whet the edge, then he must put forth more strength, but the advantages of wisdom excel.

Isaiah 10:34

And he shall cut down the thickness of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by force.

Iron » Made into » Yokes

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore, thou shalt serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger and in thirst and in nakedness and in lack of all things; and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck until he has destroyed thee.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus hath the LORD said: Thou hast broken the yokes of wood; but thou shalt make yokes of iron instead. For thus hath the LORD of the hosts the God of Israel said: I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these Gentiles, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and they shall serve him; and I have even given him the beasts of the field.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Weapons

1 Samuel 17:7

And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron, and one bearing a shield went before him.

Job 20:24

He shall flee from the weapons of iron, and the bow of bronze shall strike him through.

Job 41:7

Canst thou cut his skin with knives or his head with a fish spear?

Numbers 35:16

And if he smites him with an instrument of iron so that he dies, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.

Iron » The land of canaan abounded with

Deuteronomy 8:9

a land in which thou shalt eat bread without scarceness; thou shalt not lack any thing in it, a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose mountains thou may dig brass.

Iron » Made into » Implements for husbandry

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought forth the people that were therein and put them under saws and under harrows of iron and under axes of iron and made them pass through the brickkiln, and thus did he unto all the cities of the sons of Ammon. So David and all the people returned unto Jerusalem.

1 Samuel 13:20-21

But all the Israelites went down to the Philistines to sharpen each man his share and his coulter and his axe and his mattock and when they had nicks in the mattocks and the coulters and the forks and the axes, or to fix a goad.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Horn

Micah 4:13

Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion; for I will make thine horn iron, and I will make thy hoofs bronze; and thou shalt break in pieces many peoples; and thou shalt consecrate their spoil unto the LORD and their riches unto the Lord of the whole earth.

1 Kings 22:11

And Zedekiah, the son of Chenaanah, made himself horns of iron, and he said, Thus hath the LORD said, With these shalt thou push the Syrians until thou have consumed them.

2 Chronicles 18:10

And Zedekiah, the son of Chenaanah, had made himself horns of iron and said, Thus hath the LORD said, With these thou shalt push Syria until they are consumed.

Iron » Illustrative » Of severe affliction

Deuteronomy 4:20

But the LORD has taken you and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him the people of his inheritance, as ye are this day.

Iron » Made into » Armor

Revelation 9:9

And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.

2 Samuel 23:7

but the one that desires to touch them must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear, and they are completely burned with fire in their place.

Iron » Made into » Weapons of war

1 Samuel 17:7

And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron, and one bearing a shield went before him.

1 Samuel 13:19

Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines had said, Lest peradventure the Hebrews make swords or spears.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Rods for scourging

Revelation 19:15

And out of his mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the Gentiles; and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; and he treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

Revelation 2:27

and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter they shall be broken to shivers, even as I received of my Father.

Revelation 12:5

And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all the Gentiles with a rod of iron; and her child was caught up unto God and to his throne.

Iron » Figurative

2 Samuel 23:7

but the one that desires to touch them must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear, and they are completely burned with fire in their place.

Jeremiah 15:12

Shall iron break the iron from the place of the north wind and the bronze?

Iron » An article of commerce

Ezekiel 27:12

Tarshish was thy market by reason of the multitude of all thy riches in silver, iron, tin, and lead; they traded in thy fairs.

Ezekiel 27:19

Dan also and Greece and Mozel traded in thy fairs bright iron, cassia, and calamus.

Iron » First recorded use of » Stones of

Job 28:2

Iron is taken out of the dust, and bronze is melted out of the stone.

Deuteronomy 8:9

a land in which thou shalt eat bread without scarceness; thou shalt not lack any thing in it, a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose mountains thou may dig brass.

Isaiah 60:17

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for the stones iron; I will also put peace in the place of thy government, and righteousness in the place of thine oppressors.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Furnace

Deuteronomy 4:20

But the LORD has taken you and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him the people of his inheritance, as ye are this day.

1 Kings 8:51

for they are thy people and thy inheritance, which thou didst bring forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the iron furnace.

Jeremiah 11:4

which I commanded your fathers the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying unto them, hear my voice and comply with my words according to all which I command you; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Fetters

Psalm 107:16

For he has broken the gates of brass and cut the bars of iron asunder.

Psalm 149:8

to imprison their kings with fetters and their nobles with chains of iron,

Psalm 105:18

whose feet they hurt with fetters; his soul was laid in iron.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Chariot

Judges 4:3

And the sons of Israel cried unto the LORD, for he had nine hundred chariots of iron, and he had mightily oppressed the sons of Israel for twenty years.

Joshua 17:16

And the sons of Joseph said, This mountain is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both those who are in Bethshean and her towns, and those who are in the valley of Jezreel.

Joshua 17:18

but that mountain shall be thine, for it is a forest, and thou shalt cut it down, and the borders of it shall be thine; for thou shalt drive out the Canaanite, though he has iron chariots and though he is strong.

Judges 1:19

And the LORD was with Judah, who drove out the inhabitants of the mountains, but could not drive out the inhabitants of the plains, because they had chariots of iron.

Iron » Illustrative » Of severe exercise of power

Revelation 2:27

and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter they shall be broken to shivers, even as I received of my Father.

Iron » Made into » Rods

Revelation 2:27

and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter they shall be broken to shivers, even as I received of my Father.

Iron » Made into » Bars

Psalm 107:16

For he has broken the gates of brass and cut the bars of iron asunder.

Isaiah 45:2

I will go before thee and make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the gates of bronze and cut in sunder the bars of iron:

Iron » Made into » Fetters

Psalm 149:8

to imprison their kings with fetters and their nobles with chains of iron,

Psalm 105:18

whose feet they hurt with fetters; his soul was laid in iron.

Iron » Hardened into steel

Job 20:24

He shall flee from the weapons of iron, and the bow of bronze shall strike him through.

2 Samuel 22:35

he who trains my hands for war and causes my arms to break the bow of bronze.

Iron » Illustrative » Of strength

Daniel 2:33

its legs of iron, its feet part of iron and part of baked clay.

Daniel 2:40

And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron; and as iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things, and as iron that breaks all these things, it shall break in pieces and bruise.

Iron » Made into » Tools for artificers

Joshua 8:31

as Moses, the slave, of the LORD had commanded the sons of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no one lifted up any iron tool; and they offered burnt offerings upon it unto the LORD and sacrificed peace offerings.

1 Kings 6:7

And the house, when it was built, was put together of perfect stones made ready before they were brought there; so that there was no hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.

Iron » Made into » Graving tools

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron and with the point of a diamond; it is graven upon the table of their heart and upon the horns of your altars

Job 19:24

That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!

Iron » Taken in war, often dedicated to God

Joshua 6:19

For all the silver and gold and vessels of brass and iron are consecrated unto the LORD; they shall come into the treasury of the LORD.

Joshua 6:24

And they burnt the city with fire and all that was in it; only the silver and the gold and the vessels of brass and of iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.

Iron » Made into » Idols

Daniel 5:4

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

Daniel 5:23

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy princes, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; furthermore, thou hast praised gods of silver and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand is thy soul and whose are all thy ways, thou hast never honoured.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Yokes

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore, thou shalt serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger and in thirst and in nakedness and in lack of all things; and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck until he has destroyed thee.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus hath the LORD said: Thou hast broken the yokes of wood; but thou shalt make yokes of iron instead. For thus hath the LORD of the hosts the God of Israel said: I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these Gentiles, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and they shall serve him; and I have even given him the beasts of the field.

Iron » Described as » Strong and durable

Job 40:18

His bones are as strong as brass; his members are like bars of iron.

Daniel 2:40

And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron; and as iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things, and as iron that breaks all these things, it shall break in pieces and bruise.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Pen

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron and with the point of a diamond; it is graven upon the table of their heart and upon the horns of your altars

Iron » Illustrative » Of a hard barren soil

Deuteronomy 28:23

And thy heavens which are over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.

Iron » Made into » Nails and hinges

1 Chronicles 22:3

Likewise, David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings, and brass in abundance without weight,

Iron » First recorded use of » Ore of

Job 28:2

Iron is taken out of the dust, and bronze is melted out of the stone.

Deuteronomy 8:9

a land in which thou shalt eat bread without scarceness; thou shalt not lack any thing in it, a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose mountains thou may dig brass.

Iron » First recorded use of » Used in the temple

1 Chronicles 22:3

Likewise, David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the joinings, and brass in abundance without weight,

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

1 Chronicles 29:7

and gave for the service of the house of God five thousand talents of gold and ten thousand daily wages and ten thousand talents of silver and eighteen thousand talents of brass and one hundred thousand talents of iron.

Iron » Made into » Bedsteads

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og, king of Bashan, had remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the sons of Ammon? Nine cubits was the length thereof and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

Iron » Mode of purifying, taken in war

Numbers 31:21-23

And Eleazar, the priest, said unto the men of war which went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD commanded Moses; certainly the gold and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead, every thing that may endure the fire, ye shall cause to pass through the fire, and it shall be clean; nevertheless, ye shall remove the sin with the water of separation; and all that does not endure the fire ye shall cause to go through the water.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Idols

Daniel 5:4

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

Daniel 5:23

but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy princes, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; furthermore, thou hast praised gods of silver and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand is thy soul and whose are all thy ways, thou hast never honoured.

Daniel 2:33

its legs of iron, its feet part of iron and part of baked clay.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Pans

Ezekiel 27:19

Dan also and Greece and Mozel traded in thy fairs bright iron, cassia, and calamus.

Ezekiel 4:3

And take an iron pan and set it for a wall of iron between thee and the city; and set thy face against it and it shall be for an encompassment, and thou shalt lay siege against the city. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.

Iron » From the north hardest and best

Jeremiah 15:12

Shall iron break the iron from the place of the north wind and the bronze?

Iron » Sharpens things made of

Iron » Illustrative » (seared with,) of insensibility of conscience

Iron » Described as » Fusible

Ezekiel 22:20

As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace to blow the fire upon it to melt it, so will I gather you in my anger and in my fury, and I will cause you to rest, and melt you.

Iron » Made into » Pillars

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made thee this day as a defenced city and as an iron pillar and as a wall of brass upon all the earth against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.

Iron » Admits of a high polish

Ezekiel 27:19

Dan also and Greece and Mozel traded in thy fairs bright iron, cassia, and calamus.

Iron » Used from the earliest age

Genesis 4:22

And Zillah also bore Tubalcain, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron; and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

Iron » Of small comparative value

Isaiah 60:17

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for the stones iron; I will also put peace in the place of thy government, and righteousness in the place of thine oppressors.

Iron » Illustrative » Of stubbornness

Iron » Of greater gravity than water

2 Kings 6:5

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water, and he cried and said, Alas, master! It was borrowed.

Iron » Miraculously made to swim

2 Kings 6:6

And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he showed him the place. Then he cut down a stick and cast it in there and caused the iron to swim.

Iron » Described as » Malleable

Isaiah 2:4

And he shall judge among the Gentiles and shall rebuke many peoples; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruninghooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Iron » Made into » Chariots

Judges 4:3

And the sons of Israel cried unto the LORD, for he had nine hundred chariots of iron, and he had mightily oppressed the sons of Israel for twenty years.

Iron » Made into » Gates

Acts 12:10

When they were past the first and the second guard, they came unto the iron gate that leads unto the city, which opened to them of its own accord, and they went out and passed on through one street, and then the angel departed from him.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Harrow

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought forth the people that were therein and put them under saws and under harrows of iron and under axes of iron and made them pass through the brickkiln, and thus did he unto all the cities of the sons of Ammon. So David and all the people returned unto Jerusalem.

Iron » First recorded use of » Melted

Ezekiel 22:20

As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace to blow the fire upon it to melt it, so will I gather you in my anger and in my fury, and I will cause you to rest, and melt you.

Iron » A city » A city of naphtali

Joshua 19:38

Iron, Migdalel, Horem, Bethanath, and Bethshemesh: nineteen cities with their villages.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Gate

Acts 12:10

When they were past the first and the second guard, they came unto the iron gate that leads unto the city, which opened to them of its own accord, and they went out and passed on through one street, and then the angel departed from him.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Pillars

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made thee this day as a defenced city and as an iron pillar and as a wall of brass upon all the earth against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Vessels

Joshua 6:24

And they burnt the city with fire and all that was in it; only the silver and the gold and the vessels of brass and of iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » File

Iron » Dug out of the earth

Job 28:2

Iron is taken out of the dust, and bronze is melted out of the stone.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Tools

1 Kings 6:7

And the house, when it was built, was put together of perfect stones made ready before they were brought there; so that there was no hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was being built.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Bedstead

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og, king of Bashan, had remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the sons of Ammon? Nine cubits was the length thereof and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.

Iron » First recorded use of

Genesis 4:22

And Zillah also bore Tubalcain, an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron; and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Threshing instruments

Amos 1:3

Thus hath the LORD said: For three transgressions of Damascus and for the fourth, I will not convert her because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron.

Iron » First recorded use of » Articles made of » Breastplate

Revelation 9:9

And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.

Metals » Mentioned in scripture » Iron

Numbers 35:16

And if he smites him with an instrument of iron so that he dies, he is a murderer; the murderer shall surely be put to death.

Pillars » Made of » Iron

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made thee this day as a defenced city and as an iron pillar and as a wall of brass upon all the earth against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.

Shekel » Used to weigh » Iron

1 Samuel 17:7

And the staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron, and one bearing a shield went before him.

Topics on Iron

Iron Chains

Acts 12:6

And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains, and the guards before the door that kept the prison.

Iron Objects

Deuteronomy 19:5

and he who went into the woods with his neighbour to cut firewood and his hand fetched a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree and the head slipped from the handle and lighted upon his neighbour so that he died, he shall flee unto one of those cities and live,

Iron, Figurative Use Of

Deuteronomy 4:20

But the LORD has taken you and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him the people of his inheritance, as ye are this day.

Things Like Iron

Deuteronomy 28:23

And thy heavens which are over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.