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75 Bible Verses about Iron

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Job 28:2

Iron is taken out of the earth, and copper is smelted out of the ore.

Deuteronomy 8:7-9

For the LORD your God brings you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, 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 olive oil, and honey; A land in which you shall eat bread without scarceness, you shall not lack anything in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you may dig copper.

Ezekiel 22:20

As they gather silver, and bronze, 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 leave you there, and melt you.

Numbers 31:21-23

And Eleazar the priest said unto the men of war who went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD commanded Moses; Only the gold, and the silver, the bronze, the iron, the tin, and the lead, Everything that can endure the fire, you shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean: nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of purification: and all that cannot endure the fire you shall make go through the water.

Jeremiah 6:27-29

I have set you for a tester and a fortress among my people, that you may know and test their way. They are all grievous revolters, walking with slanders: they are bronze and iron; they are all corrupters. The bellows blow fiercely, the lead is consumed by the fire; the smelter refines in vain: for the wicked are not removed.

Ezekiel 22:18

Son of man, the house of Israel has to me become dross: all they are bronze, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are even 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 a people of inheritance, as you are this day.

1 Kings 8:51

For they are your people, and your inheritance, which you brought forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron:

Jeremiah 11:4

Which I commanded your fathers in the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying, Obey my voice, and do them, according to all which I command you: so shall you 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 man buys their merchandise any more: The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all citron wood, and all manner of vessels of ivory, and all manner of vessels of most precious wood, and of bronze, and iron, and marble,

Joshua 22:6-8

So Joshua blessed them, and sent them away: 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 thereof gave Joshua among their brethren on this side of Jordan, westward. And when Joshua sent them away also unto their tents, then he blessed them, And he spoke unto them, saying, Return with much riches unto your tents, and with very much cattle, with silver, and with gold, and with bronze, and with iron, and with very much clothing: divide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren.

Isaiah 60:17

For bronze I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood bronze, and for stones iron: I will also make your officers peace, and your rulers righteousness.

Ezekiel 27:12

Tarshish was your merchant because of the multitude of all kinds of riches; with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded in your wares.

Daniel 2:40-43

And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: since iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things: and as iron that breaks all these, shall it break in pieces and bruise. And as you saw the feet and toes, part of potter's clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it the strength of the iron, just as you saw the iron mixed with miry clay. And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.read more.
And as you saw iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the descendants of men: but they shall not hold one to another, even as iron is not mixed with clay.

Leviticus 26:19

And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heavens as iron, and your earth as bronze:

Deuteronomy 28:23

And your heaven that is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.

Job 40:15-18

Behold now behemoth, which I made with you; he eats grass as an ox. Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the muscles of his belly. He moves his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his thighs are knit together.read more.
His bones are as strong pieces of bronze; his bones are like bars of iron.

Job 41:27

He regards 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 shall they be broken to pieces: even as I received of my Father.

Revelation 19:15

And out of his mouth goes forth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: 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 you this day a fenced city, and an iron pillar, and bronze walls against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.

Jeremiah 15:12

Can anyone break iron, the northern iron and the bronze?

Daniel 2:31-35

You, O king, saw, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before you; and its form was frightening. This image's head was of fine gold, its breast and its arms of silver, its belly and its thighs of bronze, Its legs of iron, its feet part of iron and part of clay.read more.
You saw till a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image upon its feet that were of iron and clay, and broke them to pieces. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that no place was found for them: and the stone that struck the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.

Daniel 7:7

After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and broke in pieces, and stamped the residue with its feet: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.

Joshua 6:24

And they burned the city with fire, and all that was therein: only the silver, and the gold, and the vessels of bronze and of iron, they put into the treasury of the house of the LORD.

Joshua 6:15-19

And it came to pass on the seventh day, that they rose early about the dawning of the day, and marched around the city after the same manner seven times: only on that day they marched around the city seven times. And it came to pass at the seventh time, when the priests blew with the trumpets, Joshua said unto the people, Shout; for the LORD has given you the city. And the city shall be accursed, even it, and all that are therein, to the LORD: 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.
And you, by all means keep yourselves from the accursed thing, lest you make yourselves accursed, when you take of the accursed thing, and make the camp of Israel a curse, and trouble it. But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of bronze 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 much riches unto your tents, and with very much cattle, with silver, and with gold, and with bronze, and 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 the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, 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 a hundred thousand talents of gold, and a thousand thousand talents of silver; and of bronze and iron beyond weighing; for it is in abundance: timber also and stone have I prepared; and you may add to it. Moreover there are workmen with you in abundance, hewers and workers of stone and timber, and all manner of skillful men for every manner of work. Of the gold, the silver, and the bronze, and the iron, there is no limit. Arise therefore, and begin working, and the LORD be with you.

1 Chronicles 29:7

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

2 Chronicles 2:7

Send me now therefore a man skillful to work in gold, and in silver, and in bronze, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and that has skill to engrave with the skillful men that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father did provide.

2 Chronicles 24:12

And the king and Jehoiada gave it to those who 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 such as worked in iron and bronze to restore the house of the LORD.

Genesis 4:22

And Zillah, she also bore Tubalcain, an instructor of every forger in bronze and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

Deuteronomy 27:5

And there shall you build an altar unto the LORD your God, an altar of stones: you shall 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 servant of the LORD commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no man has lifted up any iron: and they offered thereon burnt offerings unto the LORD, and sacrificed peace offerings.

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought forth the people that were therein, and put them to work with saws, and with picks of iron, and with axes of iron, and made them toil at the brick kilns: and thus did he unto all the cities of the children 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 put them to work with saws, and with picks of iron, and with axes. Even so dealt David with all the cities of the children of Ammon. And David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 23:7

But the man that shall touch them must be armed with iron and the shaft of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with fire in their place.

1 Kings 6:7

And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone made ready before it was brought there: so that there was neither 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 cutting down a tree, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for it was borrowed. And the man of God said, Where did it fall? And he showed him the place. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in there; and the iron did float.

Job 19:23-24

Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were engraved with an iron pen and lead in the rock forever!

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is engraved upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Amos 1:3

Thus says the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they have threshed Gilead with threshing instruments of iron:

Psalm 105:18

Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in irons:

Psalm 149:6-9

Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand; To execute vengeance upon the nations, and punishments upon the people; To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;read more.
To execute upon them the judgment written: this honor have all his saints. Praise you the LORD.

Daniel 4:15

Nevertheless leave the stump of its roots in the earth, even with a band of iron and bronze, in the tender grass of the field; and let it 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 came out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains:read more.
Because he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been wrenched apart by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man subdue him.

Judges 1:19

And the LORD was with Judah; and he drove out the inhabitants of the mountain; but could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had chariots of iron.

Joshua 17:15-18

And Joshua answered them, If you are a great people, then get up to the forest country, and clear ground for yourself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the giants, if mount Ephraim is too narrow for you. But the children of Joseph said, The hill is not enough for us: and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both they who are of Bethshean and its villages, and they who are in the valley of Jezreel. And Joshua spoke unto the house of Joseph, even to Ephraim and to Manasseh, saying, You are a great people, and have great power: you shall not have one lot only:read more.
But the mountain country shall be yours; for it is a forest, and you shall cut it down: and all the borders of it shall be yours: for you shall drive out the Canaanites, though they have iron chariots, and though they are strong.

Judges 4:2-3

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

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 immediately the angel departed from him.

1 Chronicles 22:3

And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the fittings; and bronze in abundance without weight;

Psalm 107:15-16

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men! For he has broken the gates of bronze, and cut the bars of iron in two.

Isaiah 45:2

I will go before you, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of bronze, and cut asunder 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

But if he strikes 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 iron weapon, 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 bronze, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

Daniel 5:23

But have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you, and your lords, your wives, and your concubines, have drunk wine in them; and you have praised the gods of silver, and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, have you not glorified:

Deuteronomy 28:48

Therefore shall you serve your enemies which the LORD shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus says the LORD; You have broken the yokes of wood; but you shall make for them yokes of iron. For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these nations, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and they shall serve him: and I have given him the beasts of the field also.

1 Kings 22:11

And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron: and he said, Thus says the LORD, With these shall you push the Syrians, until you have consumed them.

2 Chronicles 18:10

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

Ezekiel 4:3

Moreover take unto you an iron plate, and set it for a wall of iron between you and the city: and set your face against it, and it shall be besieged, and you shall lay siege against it. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the children 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 remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the children 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 immediately 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 a hundred thousand talents of gold, and a thousand thousand talents of silver; and of bronze and iron beyond weighing; for it is in abundance: timber also and stone have I prepared; and you may add to it.

1 Chronicles 22:3

And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the fittings; and bronze in abundance without weight;

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Iron » Working in, a trade

1 Samuel 13:19

Now there was no blacksmith found throughout all the land of Israel: for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears:

2 Chronicles 2:7

Send me now therefore a man skillful to work in gold, and in silver, and in bronze, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and that has skill to engrave with the skillful men that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father did provide.

2 Chronicles 2:14

The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre, skilful to work in gold, and in silver, in bronze, in iron, in stone, and in wood, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson; also to engrave any manner of engraving, and to execute every design which shall be given to him, with your skillful men, and with the skillful men of my lord David your 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 says the LORD, With these you shall 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. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in there; and the iron did float.

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the iron is blunt, and he does not sharpen the edge, then must he use more strength: but wisdom helps one to succeed.

Isaiah 10:34

And he shall cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall before the mighty one.

Iron » Made into » Yokes

Deuteronomy 28:48

Therefore shall you serve your enemies which the LORD shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus says the LORD; You have broken the yokes of wood; but you shall make for them yokes of iron. For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these nations, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and they shall serve him: and I have given him the beasts of the field also.

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 iron weapon, and the bow of bronze shall strike him through.

Job 41:7

Can you fill his skin with harpoons? or his head with fish spears?

Numbers 35:16

But if he strikes 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 you shall eat bread without scarceness, you shall not lack anything in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you may dig copper.

Iron » Made into » Implements for husbandry

2 Samuel 12:31

And he brought forth the people that were therein, and put them to work with saws, and with picks of iron, and with axes of iron, and made them toil at the brick kilns: and thus did he unto all the cities of the children 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 every man his plowshare, and his mattock, and his ax, and his sickle. And the charge was a third of a shekel for the plowshares, and for the mattocks, and for the forks, and for the axes, and to sharpen the goads.

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

Micah 4:13

Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion: for I will make your horn iron, and I will make your hoofs bronze: and you shall beat in pieces many people: and I will consecrate their gain unto the LORD, and their wealth unto the Lord of the whole earth.

1 Kings 22:11

And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron: and he said, Thus says the LORD, With these shall you push the Syrians, until you have consumed them.

2 Chronicles 18:10

And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah had made himself horns of iron, and said, Thus says the LORD, With these you shall 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 a people of inheritance, as you 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 man that shall touch them must be armed with iron and the shaft of a spear; and they shall be utterly 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 blacksmith found throughout all the land of Israel: for the Philistines said, Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears:

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

Revelation 19:15

And out of his mouth goes forth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: 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 shall they be broken to pieces: even as I received of my Father.

Revelation 12:5

And she brought forth a male child, who was to rule all nations 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 man that shall touch them must be armed with iron and the shaft of a spear; and they shall be utterly burned with fire in their place.

Jeremiah 15:12

Can anyone break iron, the northern iron and the bronze?

Iron » An article of commerce

Ezekiel 27:12

Tarshish was your merchant because of the multitude of all kinds of riches; with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded in your wares.

Ezekiel 27:19

Dedan also and Javan going to and fro traded in your wares: wrought iron, cassia, and calamus, were in your market.

Iron » First recorded use of » Stones of

Job 28:2

Iron is taken out of the earth, and copper is smelted out of the ore.

Deuteronomy 8:9

A land in which you shall eat bread without scarceness, you shall not lack anything in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you may dig copper.

Isaiah 60:17

For bronze I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood bronze, and for stones iron: I will also make your officers peace, and your rulers righteousness.

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 a people of inheritance, as you are this day.

1 Kings 8:51

For they are your people, and your inheritance, which you brought forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron:

Jeremiah 11:4

Which I commanded your fathers in the day that I brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying, Obey my voice, and do them, according to all which I command you: so shall you 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 bronze, and cut the bars of iron in two.

Psalm 149:8

To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;

Psalm 105:18

Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in irons:

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

Judges 4:3

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

Joshua 17:16

But the children of Joseph said, The hill is not enough for us: and all the Canaanites that dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both they who are of Bethshean and its villages, and they who are in the valley of Jezreel.

Joshua 17:18

But the mountain country shall be yours; for it is a forest, and you shall cut it down: and all the borders of it shall be yours: for you shall drive out the Canaanites, though they have iron chariots, and though they are strong.

Judges 1:19

And the LORD was with Judah; and he drove out the inhabitants of the mountain; but could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley, 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 shall they be broken to pieces: 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 shall they be broken to pieces: even as I received of my Father.

Iron » Made into » Bars

Psalm 107:16

For he has broken the gates of bronze, and cut the bars of iron in two.

Isaiah 45:2

I will go before you, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of bronze, and cut asunder the bars of iron:

Iron » Made into » Fetters

Psalm 149:8

To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;

Psalm 105:18

Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he was laid in irons:

Iron » Hardened into steel

Job 20:24

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

2 Samuel 22:35

He teaches my hands to make war; so that a bow of steel is broken by my arms.

Iron » Illustrative » Of strength

Daniel 2:33

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

Daniel 2:40

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

Iron » Made into » Tools for artificers

Joshua 8:31

As Moses the servant of the LORD commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no man has lifted up any iron: and they offered thereon burnt offerings unto the LORD, and sacrificed peace offerings.

1 Kings 6:7

And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone made ready before it was brought there: so that there was neither 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 engraved upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Job 19:24

That they were engraved with an iron pen and lead in the rock forever!

Iron » Taken in war, often dedicated to God

Joshua 6:19

But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of bronze and iron, are consecrated unto the LORD: they shall come into the treasury of the LORD.

Joshua 6:24

And they burned the city with fire, and all that was therein: only the silver, and the gold, and the vessels of bronze 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 bronze, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

Daniel 5:23

But have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you, and your lords, your wives, and your concubines, have drunk wine in them; and you have praised the gods of silver, and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, have you not glorified:

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

Deuteronomy 28:48

Therefore shall you serve your enemies which the LORD shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus says the LORD; You have broken the yokes of wood; but you shall make for them yokes of iron. For thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; I have put a yoke of iron upon the neck of all these nations, that they may serve Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon; and they shall serve him: and I have given him the beasts of the field also.

Iron » Described as » Strong and durable

Job 40:18

His bones are as strong pieces of bronze; his bones are like bars of iron.

Daniel 2:40

And the fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron: since iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things: and as iron that breaks all these, shall it 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 engraved upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Iron » Illustrative » Of a hard barren soil

Deuteronomy 28:23

And your heaven that is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.

Iron » Made into » Nails and hinges

1 Chronicles 22:3

And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the fittings; and bronze in abundance without weight;

Iron » First recorded use of » Ore of

Job 28:2

Iron is taken out of the earth, and copper is smelted out of the ore.

Deuteronomy 8:9

A land in which you shall eat bread without scarceness, you shall not lack anything in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you may dig copper.

Iron » First recorded use of » Used in the temple

1 Chronicles 22:3

And David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the fittings; and bronze in abundance without weight;

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, 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 of gold five thousand talents and ten thousand darics, and of silver ten thousand talents, and of bronze eighteen thousand talents, and one hundred thousand talents of iron.

Iron » Made into » Bedsteads

Deuteronomy 3:11

For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the children 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 who went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law which the LORD commanded Moses; Only the gold, and the silver, the bronze, the iron, the tin, and the lead, Everything that can endure the fire, you shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean: nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of purification: and all that cannot endure the fire you shall make 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 bronze, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

Daniel 5:23

But have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before you, and you, and your lords, your wives, and your concubines, have drunk wine in them; and you have praised the gods of silver, and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, have you not glorified:

Daniel 2:33

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

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

Ezekiel 27:19

Dedan also and Javan going to and fro traded in your wares: wrought iron, cassia, and calamus, were in your market.

Ezekiel 4:3

Moreover take unto you an iron plate, and set it for a wall of iron between you and the city: and set your face against it, and it shall be besieged, and you shall lay siege against it. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.

Iron » From the north hardest and best

Jeremiah 15:12

Can anyone break iron, the northern iron 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 bronze, 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 leave you there, and melt you.

Iron » Made into » Pillars

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made you this day a fenced city, and an iron pillar, and bronze walls against the whole land, 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

Dedan also and Javan going to and fro traded in your wares: wrought iron, cassia, and calamus, were in your market.

Iron » Used from the earliest age

Genesis 4:22

And Zillah, she also bore Tubalcain, an instructor of every forger in bronze and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

Iron » Of small comparative value

Isaiah 60:17

For bronze I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood bronze, and for stones iron: I will also make your officers peace, and your rulers righteousness.

Iron » Illustrative » Of stubbornness

Iron » Of greater gravity than water

2 Kings 6:5

But as one was cutting down a tree, the axe head fell into the water: and he cried, and said, Alas, master! for 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. And he cut down a stick, and cast it in there; and the iron did float.

Iron » Described as » Malleable

Isaiah 2:4

And he shall judge between the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

Iron » Made into » Chariots

Judges 4:3

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

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 immediately 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 to work with saws, and with picks of iron, and with axes of iron, and made them toil at the brick kilns: and thus did he unto all the cities of the children 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 bronze, 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 leave you there, and melt you.

Iron » A city » A city of naphtali

Joshua 19:38

And Iron, and Migdalel, Horem, and 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 immediately the angel departed from him.

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

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made you this day a fenced city, and an iron pillar, and bronze walls against the whole land, 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 burned the city with fire, and all that was therein: only the silver, and the gold, and the vessels of bronze 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 earth, and copper is smelted out of the ore.

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

1 Kings 6:7

And the house, when it was being built, was built of stone made ready before it was brought there: so that there was neither 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 remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbah of the children 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, she also bore Tubalcain, an instructor of every forger in bronze and iron: and the sister of Tubalcain was Naamah.

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

Amos 1:3

Thus says the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment; 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

But if he strikes 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 you this day a fenced city, and an iron pillar, and bronze walls against the whole land, 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

44;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 kept the prison.

Iron Objects

5;19;5

As when a man goes into the wood with his neighbor to hew wood, and his hand swings a stroke with the ax to cut down the tree, and the head slips from the handle, and strikes his neighbor, that he dies; he shall flee unto one of those cities, and live:

Iron, Figurative Use Of

5;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 a people of inheritance, as you are this day.

Things Like Iron

5;28;23

And your heaven that is over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.