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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 Yahweh your God brings you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of springs, and underground water flowing into valleys and hills; a land of wheat and barley, and vines and fig trees and pomegranates; a land of olive trees 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 brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire on it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will lay you there, and melt you.

Numbers 31:21-23

Eleazar the priest said to the men of war who went to the battle, "This is the statute of the law which Yahweh has commanded Moses: however the gold, and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead, everything that may withstand the fire, you shall make to go through the fire, and it shall be clean; nevertheless it shall be purified with the water for impurity: and all that doesn't withstand the fire you shall make to go through the water.

Jeremiah 6:27-29

"I have made you a tester of metals [and] a fortress among my people; that you may know and try their way. They are all grievous rebels, going about with slanders; they are brass and iron: they all of them deal corruptly. The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed of the fire: in vain do they go on refining; for the wicked are not plucked away.

Ezekiel 22:18

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

Deuteronomy 4:20

But Yahweh has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be to him a people of inheritance, as at 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, out of the iron furnace, saying, Obey my voice, and do them, according to all which I command you: so you shall be my people, and I will be your God;

Revelation 18:11-12

The merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, for no one buys their merchandise any more; merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple, silk, scarlet, all expensive wood, every vessel of ivory, every vessel made of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble;

Joshua 22:6-8

So Joshua blessed them, and sent them away; and they went to their tents. Now to the one half-tribe of Manasseh Moses had given inheritance in Bashan; but to the other half gave Joshua among their brothers beyond the Jordan westward. Moreover when Joshua sent them away to their tents, he blessed them, and spoke to them, saying, "Return with much wealth to your tents, with very much livestock, with silver, with gold, with brass, with iron, and with very much clothing. Divide the spoil of your enemies with your brothers."

Isaiah 60:17

For brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron. I will also make your officers peace, and righteousness your ruler.

Ezekiel 27:12

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

Daniel 2:40-43

The fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron, because iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things; and as iron that crushes all these, shall it break in pieces and crush. Whereas you saw the feet and toes, part of potters' clay, and part of iron, it shall be a divided kingdom; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, because you saw the iron mixed with miry clay. 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.
Whereas you saw the iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men; but they shall not cling to one another, even as iron does not mingle with clay.

Leviticus 26:19

I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your sky like iron, and your soil like brass;

Deuteronomy 28:23

Your sky that is over your head shall be brass, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.

Job 40:15-18

"See now, behemoth, which I made as well as you. He eats grass as an ox. Look now, his strength is in his thighs. 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 like tubes of brass. His limbs are like bars of iron.

Job 41:27

He counts iron as straw; and brass as rotten wood.

Revelation 2:27

He will rule them with a rod of iron, shattering them like clay pots; as I also have received of my Father:

Revelation 19:15

Out of his mouth proceeds a sharp, double-edged sword, that with it he should strike the nations. He will rule them with an iron rod. He treads the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God, the Almighty.

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made you this day a fortified 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 one break iron, even iron from the north, and brass?

Daniel 2:31-35

You, O king, saw, and behold, a great image. This image, which was mighty, and whose brightness was excellent, stood before you; and its aspect was awesome. As for this image, its head was of fine gold, its breast and its arms of silver, its belly and its thighs of brass, its legs of iron, its feet part of iron, and part of clay.read more.
You saw until a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image on its feet that were of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces. Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken in pieces 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 animal, awesome and powerful, 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 animals that were before it; and it had ten horns.

Joshua 6:24

They burnt the city with fire, and all that was in it. Only they put the silver, the gold, and the vessels of brass and of iron into the treasury of Yahweh's house.

Joshua 6:15-19

It happened on the seventh day, that they rose early at the dawning of the day, and marched around the city in the same way seven times. Only on this day they marched around the city seven times. It happened at the seventh time, when the priests blew the trumpets, Joshua said to the people, "Shout, for Yahweh has given you the city! The city shall be devoted, even it and all that is in it, to Yahweh. Only Rahab the prostitute shall live, she and all who are with her in the house, because she hid the messengers that we sent.read more.
But as for you, only keep yourselves from the devoted thing, lest when you have devoted it, you take of the devoted thing; so would you make the camp of Israel accursed, and trouble it. But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are holy to Yahweh. They shall come into Yahweh's treasury."

Joshua 22:8

and spoke to them, saying, "Return with much wealth to your tents, with very much livestock, with silver, with gold, with brass, with iron, and with very much clothing. Divide the spoil of your enemies with your brothers."

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

1 Chronicles 22:14-16

Now, behold, in my affliction I have prepared for the house of Yahweh one hundred thousand talents of gold, one million talents of silver, and brass and iron without weight; for it is in abundance. I have also prepared timber and stone; and you may add to them. There are also workmen with you in abundance, cutters and workers of stone and timber, and all kinds of men who are skillful in every kind of work: of the gold, the silver, and the brass, and the iron, there is no number. Arise and be doing, and may Yahweh be with you."

1 Chronicles 29:7

and they 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 brass eighteen thousand talents, and of iron a hundred thousand talents.

2 Chronicles 2:7

"Now therefore send me a man skillful to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and who knows how to engrave [all kinds of] engravings, [to be] with the skillful men who are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father did provide.

2 Chronicles 24:12

The king and Jehoiada gave it to such as did the work of the service of the house of Yahweh; and they hired masons and carpenters to restore the house of Yahweh, and also such as worked iron and brass to repair the house of Yahweh.

Genesis 4:22

Zillah also gave birth to Tubal Cain, the forger of every cutting instrument of brass and iron. Tubal Cain's sister was Naamah.

Deuteronomy 27:5

There you shall build an altar to Yahweh your God, an altar of stones: you shall lift up no iron [tool] on them.

Joshua 8:30-31

Then Joshua built an altar to Yahweh, the God of Israel, in Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of Yahweh commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of uncut stones, on which no man had lifted up any iron. They offered burnt offerings on it to Yahweh, and sacrificed peace offerings.

2 Samuel 12:31

He brought forth the people who were therein, and put them under saws, and under iron picks, and under axes of iron, and made them pass through the brick kiln: and he did so to all the cities of the children of Ammon. David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

1 Chronicles 20:3

He brought forth the people who were therein, and cut [them] with saws, and with iron picks, and with axes. David did so to all the cities of the children of Ammon. David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

2 Samuel 23:7

But the man who touches them must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear. They shall be utterly burned with fire in their place."

1 Kings 6:7

The house, when it was in building, was built of stone prepared at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

2 Kings 6:5-6

But as one was felling a beam, the axe head fell into the water. Then he cried, and said, "Alas, my master! For it was borrowed." The man of God asked, "Where did it fall?" He showed him the place. He cut down a stick, threw it in there, and made the iron float.

Job 19:23-24

"Oh that my words were now written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book! That with an iron pen and lead they were engraved 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 on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of your altars;

Amos 1:3

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

Psalm 105:18

They bruised his feet with shackles. His neck was locked in irons,

Psalm 149:6-9

May the high praises of God be in their mouths, and a two-edged sword in their hand; To execute vengeance on the nations, and punishments on the peoples; To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;read more.
to execute on them the written judgment. All his saints have this honor. Praise Yah!

Daniel 4:15

Nevertheless leave the stump of its roots in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of the sky: and let his portion be with the animals in the grass of the earth:

Mark 5:1-4

They came to the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. When he had come out of the boat, immediately a man with an unclean spirit met him out of the tombs. He lived in the tombs. Nobody could bind him any more, not even with chains,read more.
because he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been torn apart by him, and the fetters broken in pieces. Nobody had the strength to tame him.

Judges 1:19

Yahweh was with Judah; and drove out [the inhabitants of] the hill country; for he could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had chariots of iron.

Joshua 17:15-18

Joshua said to them, "If you are a great people, go up to the forest, and clear land for yourself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the Rephaim; since the hill country of Ephraim is too narrow for you." The children of Joseph said, "The hill country is not enough for us. All the Canaanites who dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both those who are in Beth Shean and its towns, and those who are in the valley of Jezreel." Joshua spoke to 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 hill country shall be yours. Although it is a forest, you shall cut it down, and it's farthest extent shall be yours; for you shall drive out the Canaanites, though they have chariots of iron, and though they are strong."

Judges 4:2-3

Yahweh sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor; the captain of whose army was Sisera, who lived in Harosheth of the Gentiles. The children of Israel cried to Yahweh: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.

Acts 12:10

When they were past the first and the second guard, they came to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened to them by itself. They went out, and went down one street, and immediately the angel departed from him.

1 Chronicles 22:3

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

Psalm 107:15-16

Let them praise Yahweh for his loving kindness, for his wonderful works to the children of men! For he has broken the gates of brass, and cut through bars of iron.

Isaiah 45:2

"I will go before you, and make the rough places smooth. I will break the doors of brass in pieces, and cut apart the bars of iron.

1 Samuel 17:7

The staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head [weighed] six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield bearer went before him.

Numbers 35:16

"'But if he struck him with an instrument of iron, so that he died, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.

Job 20:24

He shall flee from the iron weapon. The bronze arrow shall strike him through.

Revelation 9:9

They had breastplates, like breastplates of iron. The sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots, or of many horses rushing to war.

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 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 from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which don't see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not glorified.

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore you shall serve your enemies whom Yahweh 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 on your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go, and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus says Yahweh: You have broken the bars of wood; but you have made in their place bars of iron. For thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: I have put a yoke of iron on 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 animals of the field also.

1 Kings 22:11

Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron, and said, "Thus says Yahweh, 'With these you shall push the Syrians, until they are consumed.'"

2 Chronicles 18:10

Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron, and said, "Thus says Yahweh, 'With these you shall push the Syrians, until they are consumed.'"

Ezekiel 4:3

Take for yourself an iron pan, and set it for a wall of iron between you and the city: and set your face toward 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 the Rephaim; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; isn't it in Rabbah of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was its length, and four cubits its breadth, 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 the Rephaim; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; isn't it in Rabbah of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was its length, and four cubits its breadth, 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 to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened to them by itself. They went out, and went down 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 affliction I have prepared for the house of Yahweh one hundred thousand talents of gold, one million talents of silver, and brass and iron without weight; for it is in abundance. I have also prepared timber and stone; and you may add to them.

1 Chronicles 22:3

David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the couplings; and brass 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 the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds 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 said, "Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears;"

2 Chronicles 2:7

"Now therefore send me a man skillful to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and who knows how to engrave [all kinds of] engravings, [to be] with the skillful men who 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, skillful to work in gold, and in silver, in brass, in iron, in stone, and in timber, in purple, in blue, and in fine linen, and in crimson, also to engrave any kind of engraving, and to devise any device; that there may be a place appointed 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

Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron, and said, "Thus says Yahweh, 'With these you shall push the Syrians, until they are consumed.'"

2 Kings 6:6

The man of God asked, "Where did it fall?" He showed him the place. He cut down a stick, threw it in there, and made the iron float.

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the axe is blunt, and one doesn't sharpen the edge, then he must use more strength; but skill brings success.

Isaiah 10:34

He will cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon will fall by the Mighty One.

Iron » Made into » Yokes

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore you shall serve your enemies whom Yahweh 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 on your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go, and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus says Yahweh: You have broken the bars of wood; but you have made in their place bars of iron. For thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: I have put a yoke of iron on 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 animals of the field also.

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

1 Samuel 17:7

The staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head [weighed] six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield bearer went before him.

Job 20:24

He shall flee from the iron weapon. The bronze arrow shall strike him through.

Job 41:7

Can you fill his skin with barbed irons, or his head with fish spears?

Numbers 35:16

"'But if he struck him with an instrument of iron, so that he died, 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

He brought forth the people who were therein, and put them under saws, and under iron picks, and under axes of iron, and made them pass through the brick kiln: and he did so to all the cities of the children of Ammon. David and all the people returned to Jerusalem.

1 Samuel 13:20-21

but all the Israelites went down to the Philistines, to sharpen every man his plowshare, mattock, axe, and sickle; yet they had a file for the mattocks, and for the plowshares, and for the forks, and for the axes, and to set the goads.

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

Micah 4:13

Arise and thresh, daughter of Zion; for I will make your horn iron, and I will make your hoofs brass; and you will beat in pieces many peoples: and I will devote their gain to Yahweh, and their substance to the Lord of the whole earth.

1 Kings 22:11

Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron, and said, "Thus says Yahweh, 'With these you shall push the Syrians, until they are consumed.'"

2 Chronicles 18:10

Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron, and said, "Thus says Yahweh, 'With these you shall push the Syrians, until they are consumed.'"

Iron » Illustrative » Of severe affliction

Deuteronomy 4:20

But Yahweh has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be to him a people of inheritance, as at this day.

Iron » Made into » Armor

Revelation 9:9

They had breastplates, like breastplates of iron. The sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots, or of many horses rushing to war.

2 Samuel 23:7

But the man who touches them must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear. They shall be utterly burned with fire in their place."

Iron » Made into » Weapons of war

1 Samuel 17:7

The staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head [weighed] six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield bearer went before him.

1 Samuel 13:19

Now there was no smith 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

Out of his mouth proceeds a sharp, double-edged sword, that with it he should strike the nations. He will rule them with an iron rod. He treads the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God, the Almighty.

Revelation 2:27

He will rule them with a rod of iron, shattering them like clay pots; as I also have received of my Father:

Revelation 12:5

She gave birth to a son, a male child, who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron. Her child was caught up to God, and to his throne.

Iron » Figurative

2 Samuel 23:7

But the man who touches them must be armed with iron and the staff of a spear. They shall be utterly burned with fire in their place."

Jeremiah 15:12

Can one break iron, even iron from the north, and brass?

Iron » An article of commerce

Ezekiel 27:12

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

Ezekiel 27:19

Vedan and Javan traded with yarn for your wares: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were among your merchandise.

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 brass I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver, and for wood brass, and for stones iron. I will also make your officers peace, and righteousness your ruler.

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

Deuteronomy 4:20

But Yahweh has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be to him a people of inheritance, as at 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, out of the iron furnace, saying, Obey my voice, and do them, according to all which I command you: so you 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 through bars of iron.

Psalm 149:8

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

Psalm 105:18

They bruised his feet with shackles. His neck was locked in irons,

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

Judges 4:3

The children of Israel cried to Yahweh: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily oppressed the children of Israel.

Joshua 17:16

The children of Joseph said, "The hill country is not enough for us. All the Canaanites who dwell in the land of the valley have chariots of iron, both those who are in Beth Shean and its towns, and those who are in the valley of Jezreel."

Joshua 17:18

but the hill country shall be yours. Although it is a forest, you shall cut it down, and it's farthest extent shall be yours; for you shall drive out the Canaanites, though they have chariots of iron, and though they are strong."

Judges 1:19

Yahweh was with Judah; and drove out [the inhabitants of] the hill country; for he 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

He will rule them with a rod of iron, shattering them like clay pots; as I also have received of my Father:

Iron » Made into » Rods

Revelation 2:27

He will rule them with a rod of iron, shattering them like clay pots; as I also have received of my Father:

Iron » Made into » Bars

Psalm 107:16

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

Isaiah 45:2

"I will go before you, and make the rough places smooth. I will break the doors of brass in pieces, and cut apart 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

They bruised his feet with shackles. His neck was locked in irons,

Iron » Hardened into steel

Job 20:24

He shall flee from the iron weapon. The bronze arrow shall strike him through.

2 Samuel 22:35

He teaches my hands to war, so that my arms bend a bow of brass.

Iron » Illustrative » Of strength

Daniel 2:33

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

Daniel 2:40

The fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron, because iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things; and as iron that crushes all these, shall it break in pieces and crush.

Iron » Made into » Tools for artificers

Joshua 8:31

as Moses the servant of Yahweh commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of uncut stones, on which no man had lifted up any iron. They offered burnt offerings on it to Yahweh, and sacrificed peace offerings.

1 Kings 6:7

The house, when it was in building, was built of stone prepared at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

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 on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of your altars;

Job 19:24

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

Iron » Taken in war, often dedicated to God

Joshua 6:19

But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are holy to Yahweh. They shall come into Yahweh's treasury."

Joshua 6:24

They burnt the city with fire, and all that was in it. Only they put the silver, the gold, and the vessels of brass and of iron into the treasury of Yahweh's house.

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 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 from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which don't see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not glorified.

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

Deuteronomy 28:48

therefore you shall serve your enemies whom Yahweh 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 on your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Jeremiah 28:13-14

Go, and tell Hananiah, saying, Thus says Yahweh: You have broken the bars of wood; but you have made in their place bars of iron. For thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: I have put a yoke of iron on 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 animals of the field also.

Iron » Described as » Strong and durable

Job 40:18

His bones are like tubes of brass. His limbs are like bars of iron.

Daniel 2:40

The fourth kingdom shall be strong as iron, because iron breaks in pieces and subdues all things; and as iron that crushes all these, shall it break in pieces and crush.

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 on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of your altars;

Iron » Illustrative » Of a hard barren soil

Deuteronomy 28:23

Your sky that is over your head shall be brass, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.

Iron » Made into » Nails and hinges

1 Chronicles 22:3

David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the couplings; and brass 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

David prepared iron in abundance for the nails for the doors of the gates, and for the couplings; and brass 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 the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

1 Chronicles 29:7

and they 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 brass eighteen thousand talents, and of iron a hundred thousand talents.

Iron » Made into » Bedsteads

Deuteronomy 3:11

(For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of the Rephaim; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; isn't it in Rabbah of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was its length, and four cubits its breadth, after the cubit of a man.)

Iron » Mode of purifying, taken in war

Numbers 31:21-23

Eleazar the priest said to the men of war who went to the battle, "This is the statute of the law which Yahweh has commanded Moses: however the gold, and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead, everything that may withstand the fire, you shall make to go through the fire, and it shall be clean; nevertheless it shall be purified with the water for impurity: and all that doesn't withstand the fire you shall make 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 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 from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which don't see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have 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

Vedan and Javan traded with yarn for your wares: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were among your merchandise.

Ezekiel 4:3

Take for yourself an iron pan, and set it for a wall of iron between you and the city: and set your face toward 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 one break iron, even iron from the north, and brass?

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 on it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will lay you there, and melt you.

Iron » Made into » Pillars

Jeremiah 1:18

For, behold, I have made you this day a fortified 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

Vedan and Javan traded with yarn for your wares: bright iron, cassia, and calamus, were among your merchandise.

Iron » Used from the earliest age

Genesis 4:22

Zillah also gave birth to Tubal Cain, the forger of every cutting instrument of brass and iron. Tubal Cain's sister 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 stones iron. I will also make your officers peace, and righteousness your ruler.

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. Then he cried, and said, "Alas, my master! For it was borrowed."

Iron » Miraculously made to swim

2 Kings 6:6

The man of God asked, "Where did it fall?" He showed him the place. He cut down a stick, threw it in there, and made the iron float.

Iron » Described as » Malleable

Isaiah 2:4

He will judge between the nations, and will decide concerning many peoples; 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

The children of Israel cried to Yahweh: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and 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 to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened to them by itself. They went out, and went down one street, and immediately the angel departed from him.

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

2 Samuel 12:31

He brought forth the people who were therein, and put them under saws, and under iron picks, and under axes of iron, and made them pass through the brick kiln: and he did so to all the cities of the children of Ammon. David and all the people returned to 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 on it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will lay you there, and melt you.

Iron » A city » A city of naphtali

Joshua 19:38

Iron, Migdal El, Horem, Beth Anath, and Beth Shemesh; 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 to the iron gate that leads into the city, which opened to them by itself. They went out, and went down 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 fortified 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

They burnt the city with fire, and all that was in it. Only they put the silver, the gold, and the vessels of brass and of iron into the treasury of Yahweh's house.

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

The house, when it was in building, was built of stone prepared at the quarry; and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

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

Deuteronomy 3:11

(For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of the Rephaim; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; isn't it in Rabbah of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was its length, and four cubits its breadth, after the cubit of a man.)

Iron » First recorded use of

Genesis 4:22

Zillah also gave birth to Tubal Cain, the forger of every cutting instrument of brass and iron. Tubal Cain's sister was Naamah.

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

Amos 1:3

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Damascus, yes, 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

They had breastplates, like breastplates of iron. The sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots, or of many horses rushing to war.

Metals » Mentioned in scripture » Iron

Numbers 35:16

"'But if he struck him with an instrument of iron, so that he died, 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 fortified 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

The staff of his spear was like a weaver's beam; and his spear's head [weighed] six hundred shekels of iron: and his shield bearer went before him.

Topics on Iron

Iron Chains

44;12;6

The same night when Herod was about to bring him out, Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains. Guards in front of the door kept the prison.

Iron Objects

5;19;5

as when a man goes into the forest with his neighbor to chop wood, and his hand fetches a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slips from the handle, and lights on his neighbor, so that he dies; he shall flee to one of these cities and live:

Iron, Figurative Use Of

5;4;20

But Yahweh has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be to him a people of inheritance, as at this day.

Things Like Iron

5;28;23

Your sky that is over your head shall be brass, and the earth that is under you shall be iron.