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42 Bible Verses about Jewels

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Exodus 28:15-21

“You are to make an embroidered breastpiece for making decisions. Make it with the same workmanship as the ephod; make it of gold, of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and of finely spun linen. It must be square and folded double, nine inches long and nine inches wide. Place a setting of gemstones on it, four rows of stones:The first row should be
a row of carnelian, topaz, and emerald;read more.
the second row,
a turquoise, a sapphire, and a diamond; the third row,
a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; and the fourth row,
a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper.They should be adorned with gold filigree in their settings. The 12 stones are to correspond to the names of Israel’s sons. Each stone must be engraved like a seal, with one of the names of the 12 tribes.

Exodus 39:8-14

He also made the embroidered breastpiece with the same workmanship as the ephod of gold, of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and of finely spun linen. They made the breastpiece square and folded double, nine inches long and nine inches wide. They mounted four rows of gemstones on it. The first row was a row of carnelian, topaz, and emerald;read more.
the second row, a turquoise, a sapphire, and a diamond; the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; and the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper. They were surrounded with gold filigree in their settings. The 12 stones corresponded to the names of Israel’s sons. Each stone was engraved like a seal with one of the names of the 12 tribes.

Ezekiel 28:11-13

The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, lament for the king of Tyre and say to him: This is what the Lord God says:You were the seal of perfection,
full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. You were in Eden, the garden of God.
Every kind of precious stone covered you:
carnelian, topaz, and diamond,
beryl, onyx, and jasper,
sapphire, turquoise and emerald.
Your mountings and settings were crafted in gold;
they were prepared on the day you were created.

Revelation 21:18-21

The building material of its wall was jasper, and the city was pure gold like clear glass. The foundations of the city wall were adorned with every kind of precious stone:the first foundation jasper,
the second sapphire,
the third chalcedony,
the fourth emerald, the fifth sardonyx,
the sixth carnelian,
the seventh chrysolite,
the eighth beryl,
the ninth topaz,
the tenth chrysoprase,
the eleventh jacinth,
the twelfth amethyst.read more.
The 12 gates are 12 pearls; each individual gate was made of a single pearl. The broad street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass.

2 Samuel 12:30

He took the crown from the head of their king, and it was placed on David’s head. The crown weighed 75 pounds of gold, and it had a precious stone in it. In addition, David took away a large quantity of plunder from the city.

1 Chronicles 20:2

Then David took the crown from the head of their king, and it was placed on David’s head. He found that the crown weighed 75 pounds of gold, and there was a precious stone in it. In addition, David took away a large quantity of plunder from the city.

Zechariah 9:16

The Lord their God will save them on that day
as the flock of His people;
for they are like jewels in a crown,
sparkling over His land.

Ezekiel 27:22

The merchants of Sheba and Raamah traded with you. They exchanged gold, the best of all spices, and all kinds of precious stones for your merchandise.

1 Kings 10:2

She came to Jerusalem with a very large entourage, with camels bearing spices, gold in great abundance, and precious stones. She came to Solomon and spoke to him about everything that was on her mind.

2 Chronicles 9:1

The queen of Sheba heard of Solomon’s fame, so she came to test Solomon with difficult questions at Jerusalem with a very large entourage, with camels bearing spices, gold in abundance, and precious stones. She came to Solomon and spoke with him about everything that was on her mind.

1 Kings 10:10-11

Then she gave the king four and a half tons of gold, a great quantity of spices, and precious stones. Never again did such a quantity of spices arrive as those the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon. In addition, Hiram’s fleet that carried gold from Ophir brought from Ophir a large quantity of almug wood and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:9-10

Then she gave the king four and a half tons of gold, a great quantity of spices, and precious stones. There never were such spices as those the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon. In addition, Hiram’s servants and Solomon’s servants who brought gold from Ophir also brought algum wood and precious stones.

Revelation 18:11-12

The merchants of the earth will also weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their merchandise any longer— merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls; fine fabrics of linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; all kinds of fragrant wood products; objects of ivory; objects of expensive wood, brass, iron, and marble;

Proverbs 8:10-11

Accept my instruction instead of silver,
and knowledge rather than pure gold. For wisdom is better than jewels,
and nothing desirable can compare with it.

Job 28:12-19

But where can wisdom be found,
and where is understanding located? No man can know its value,
since it cannot be found in the land of the living. The ocean depths say, “It’s not in me,”
while the sea declares, “I don’t have it.”read more.
Gold cannot be exchanged for it,
and silver cannot be weighed out for its price. Wisdom cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir,
in precious onyx or sapphire. Gold and glass do not compare with it,
and articles of fine gold cannot be exchanged for it. Coral and quartz are not worth mentioning.
The price of wisdom is beyond pearls. Topaz from Cush cannot compare with it,
and it cannot be valued in pure gold.

Proverbs 3:13-15

Happy is a man who finds wisdom
and who acquires understanding, for she is more profitable than silver,
and her revenue is better than gold. She is more precious than jewels;
nothing you desire compares with her.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold and a multitude of jewels,
but knowledgeable lips are a rare treasure.

Revelation 4:3

and the One seated looked like jasper and carnelian stone. A rainbow that looked like an emerald surrounded the throne.

Revelation 21:20

the fifth sardonyx,
the sixth carnelian,
the seventh chrysolite,
the eighth beryl,
the ninth topaz,
the tenth chrysoprase,
the eleventh jacinth,
the twelfth amethyst.

Ezekiel 10:9

I looked, and there were four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside each cherub. The luster of the wheels was like the gleam of beryl.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their craftsmanship was like the gleam of beryl, and all four had the same form. Their appearance and craftsmanship was like a wheel within a wheel.

Daniel 10:6

His body was like topaz, his face like the brilliance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and feet like the gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.

Ezekiel 27:16

Aram was your trading partner because of your numerous products. They exchanged turquoise, purple and embroidered cloth, fine linen, coral, and rubies for your merchandise.

Exodus 28:9-14

“Take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of Israel’s sons: six of their names on the first stone and the remaining six names on the second stone, in the order of their birth. Engrave the two stones with the names of Israel’s sons as a gem cutter engraves a seal. Mount them, surrounded with gold filigree settings. read more.
Fasten both stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as memorial stones for the Israelites. Aaron will carry their names on his two shoulders before the Lord as a reminder. Fashion gold filigree settings and two chains of pure gold; you will make them of braided cord work, and attach the cord chains to the settings.

Exodus 39:6-7

Then they mounted the onyx stones surrounded with gold filigree settings, engraved with the names of Israel’s sons as a gem cutter engraves a seal. He fastened them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as memorial stones for the Israelites, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Genesis 2:10-12

A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers. The name of the first is Pishon, which flows through the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold. Gold from that land is pure; bdellium and onyx are also there.

Exodus 25:1-7

The Lord spoke to Moses: “Tell the Israelites to take an offering for Me. You are to take My offering from everyone who is willing to give. This is the offering you are to receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze; read more.
blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; fine linen and goat hair; ram skins dyed red and manatee skins; acacia wood; oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense; and onyx along with other gemstones for mounting on the ephod and breastpiece.

Exodus 35:4-9

Then Moses said to the entire Israelite community, “This is what the Lord has commanded: Take up an offering among you for the Lord. Let everyone whose heart is willing bring this as the Lord’s offering: gold, silver, and bronze; blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; fine linen and goat hair; read more.
ram skins dyed red and manatee skins; acacia wood; oil for the light; spices for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense; and onyx with gemstones to mount on the ephod and breastpiece.

Exodus 35:27

The leaders brought onyx and gemstones to mount on the ephod and breastpiece,

1 Chronicles 29:2

So to the best of my ability I’ve made provision for the house of my God: gold for the gold articles, silver for the silver, bronze for the bronze, iron for the iron, and wood for the wood, as well as onyx, stones for mounting, antimony, stones of various colors, all kinds of precious stones, and a great quantity of marble.

Matthew 7:6

Don’t give what is holy to dogs or toss your pearls before pigs, or they will trample them with their feet, turn, and tear you to pieces.

Matthew 13:45-46

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls. When he found one priceless pearl, he went and sold everything he had, and bought it.

1 Timothy 2:9-10

Also, the women are to dress themselves in modest clothing, with decency and good sense, not with elaborate hairstyles, gold, pearls, or expensive apparel, but with good works, as is proper for women who affirm that they worship God.

Revelation 17:4

The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls. She had a gold cup in her hand filled with everything vile and with the impurities of her prostitution.

Isaiah 54:11-12

“Poor Jerusalem, storm-tossed, and not comforted,
I will set your stones in black mortar,
and lay your foundations in sapphires. I will make your fortifications out of rubies,
your gates out of sparkling stones,
and all your walls out of precious stones.

Lamentations 4:7

?ZayinHer dignitaries were brighter than snow,
whiter than milk;
their bodies were more ruddy than coral,
their appearance like sapphire.

Isaiah 54:11

“Poor Jerusalem, storm-tossed, and not comforted,
I will set your stones in black mortar,
and lay your foundations in sapphires.

Exodus 24:9-10

Then Moses went up with Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and 70 of Israel’s elders, and they saw the God of Israel. Beneath His feet was something like a pavement made of sapphire stone, as clear as the sky itself.

Job 28:5-6

Food may come from the earth,
but below the surface the earth is transformed as by fire. Its rocks are a source of sapphire,
containing flecks of gold.

Ezekiel 1:26

The shape of a throne with the appearance of sapphire stone was above the expanse. There was a form with the appearance of a human on the throne high above.

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and there above the expanse over the heads of the cherubim was something like sapphire stone resembling the shape of a throne that appeared above them.

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Adorning » Jewels » General references to

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Numbers 31:50

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found—armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces—to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord.”

Genesis 24:53

Then he brought out objects of silver and gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah. He also gave precious gifts to her brother and her mother.

Exodus 3:22

Each woman will ask her neighbor and any woman staying in her house for silver and gold jewelry, and clothing, and you will put them on your sons and daughters. So you will plunder the Egyptians.”

Adorning » Jewels » Discarded

Genesis 35:4

Then they gave Jacob all their foreign gods and their earrings, and Jacob hid them under the oak near Shechem.

Exodus 33:4

When the people heard this bad news, they mourned and didn’t put on their jewelry.

Adorning » Jewels » Brought as offerings to God

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Numbers 31:50

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found—armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces—to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord.”

Israel » Borrowed » Egyptians » Jewels

Psalm 105:37

Then He brought Israel out with silver and gold,
and no one among His tribes stumbled.

Exodus 12:35-36

The Israelites acted on Moses' word and asked the Egyptians for silver and gold jewelry and for clothing. And the Lord gave the people such favor in the Egyptians' sight that they gave them what they requested. In this way they plundered the Egyptians.

Exodus 11:2-3

Now announce to the people that both men and women should ask their neighbors for gold and silver jewelry." The Lord gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. And the man Moses was feared in the land of Egypt, by Pharaoh's officials and the people.

Jewels » General references to

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Numbers 31:50

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found—armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces—to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord.”

Genesis 24:53

Then he brought out objects of silver and gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah. He also gave precious gifts to her brother and her mother.

Exodus 3:22

Each woman will ask her neighbor and any woman staying in her house for silver and gold jewelry, and clothing, and you will put them on your sons and daughters. So you will plunder the Egyptians.”

Jewels » Discarded

Genesis 35:4

Then they gave Jacob all their foreign gods and their earrings, and Jacob hid them under the oak near Shechem.

Exodus 33:4

When the people heard this bad news, they mourned and didn’t put on their jewelry.

Jewels » Regarded by jacob as obnoxious to holiness

Genesis 35:4

Then they gave Jacob all their foreign gods and their earrings, and Jacob hid them under the oak near Shechem.

Exodus 33:4-6

When the people heard this bad news, they mourned and didn't put on their jewelry. For the Lord said to Moses: "Tell the Israelites: You are a stiff-necked people. If I went with you for a single moment, I would destroy you. Now take off your jewelry, and I will decide what to do with you." So the Israelites [remained]stripped of their jewelry from Mount Horeb [onward].

Isaiah 3:18-21

On that day the Lord will strip their finery: ankle bracelets, headbands, crescents, pendants, bracelets, veils, headdresses, ankle jewelry, sashes, perfume bottles, amulets, read more.
signet rings, nose rings,

Jewels » Brought as offerings to God

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Numbers 31:50

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found—armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces—to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord.”

Jewels » Dedicated to the tabernacle

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Numbers 31:50-52

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found-armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces-to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord." Moses and Eleazar the priest received from them all the articles made out of gold. All the gold of the contribution they offered to the Lord, from the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, was 420 pounds.

Jewels » Borrowed from egyptians by israelites

Exodus 3:22

Each woman will ask her neighbor and any woman staying in her house for silver and gold jewelry, and clothing, and you will put them on your sons and daughters. So you will plunder the Egyptians.”

Exodus 11:2

Now announce to the people that both men and women should ask their neighbors for silver and gold jewelry.”

Exodus 12:35

The Israelites acted on Moses’ word and asked the Egyptians for silver and gold jewelry and for clothing.

Jewels » Figurative

Malachi 3:17

“They will be Mine,” says the Lord of Hosts, “a special possession on the day I am preparing. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold and a multitude of jewels,
but knowledgeable lips are a rare treasure.

Jewels » Tokens of love

Ezekiel 16:11-13

I adorned you with jewelry, putting bracelets on your wrists and a chain around your neck. I put a ring in your nose, earrings on your ears, and a beautiful tiara on your head. So you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was [made] of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained royalty.

Jewels » Worn » Men

Ezekiel 23:42

The sound of a carefree crowd was there. Drunkards from the desert were brought in, along with common men. They put bracelets on the women’s hands and beautiful crowns on their heads.

Jewels » Betrothal presents of

Genesis 24:53

Then he brought out objects of silver and gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah. He also gave precious gifts to her brother and her mother.

Ornaments » Jewels » General references to

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Numbers 31:50

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found—armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces—to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord.”

Genesis 24:53

Then he brought out objects of silver and gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah. He also gave precious gifts to her brother and her mother.

Exodus 3:22

Each woman will ask her neighbor and any woman staying in her house for silver and gold jewelry, and clothing, and you will put them on your sons and daughters. So you will plunder the Egyptians.”

Ornaments » Jewels » Discarded

Genesis 35:4

Then they gave Jacob all their foreign gods and their earrings, and Jacob hid them under the oak near Shechem.

Exodus 33:4

When the people heard this bad news, they mourned and didn’t put on their jewelry.

Ornaments » Jewels » Brought as offerings to God

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry—everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Numbers 31:50

So we have presented to the Lord an offering of the gold articles each man found—armlets, bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces—to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord.”

Precious stones » Called » Jewels

Ezekiel 16:12

I put a ring in your nose, earrings on your ears, and a beautiful tiara on your head.

Righteous » Compared with » Jewels

Malachi 3:17

“They will be Mine,” says the Lord of Hosts, “a special possession on the day I am preparing. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.

compared to Saints » Jewels

Malachi 3:17

“They will be Mine,” says the Lord of Hosts, “a special possession on the day I am preparing. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.

Silver » Jewels

Song of Songs 1:11

We will make gold jewelry for you,
accented with silver.

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