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Exodus 28:15-21

And you will make a breast piece of judgment, a work of a skilled craftsman; you will make it like the work of the ephod; you will make it of gold, blue and purple and crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen. It will be squared, doubled, a span its length and a span its width. And you will fill it [with] stone mounting, four rows [of] stone, a row of carnelian, topaz, and emerald [is] the first row;read more.
and the second row [is] a malachite, a sapphire, and a moonstone; and the third row [is] a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; and the fourth row [is] a turquoise and an onyx and a jasper. Their settings will be woven [with] gold. The stones will be according to the names of the {Israelites}, twelve according to their names, [with] seal engravings, each according to its name they will be for [the] twelve tribes.

Exodus 39:8-14

And he made the breast piece, [the] work of a skilled craftsman, like [the] work of [the] ephod, [of] gold, blue, and purple and crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen. It was squared; they made the breast piece doubled; its length [was] a span, and its width [was] a span [when] doubled. And they filled it [with] four rows of stone; a row of carnelian, topaz, and emerald [was] the first row;read more.
and the second row [was] a malachite, a sapphire, and a moonstone; and the third row [was] a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; and the fourth row [was] a turquoise, an onyx, and a jasper. [They were] set [with] gold filigree settings in their mountings. And the stones [were] according to the names of the {Israelites}; they [were] twelve according to their names, [with] seal engravings, each according to its name for [the] twelve tribes.

Ezekiel 28:11-13

And the word of Yahweh {came} to me, {saying}, "Son of man, raise a lament over the king of Tyre, and you must say to him, 'thus says the Lord Yahweh: "You were a perfect model of an example, full of wisdom and perfect of beauty. You were in Eden, the garden of God, and every precious stone [was] your adornment: carnelian, topaz and moonstone, turquoise, onyx and jasper, sapphire, malachite and emerald. And gold [was] the craftsmanship of your settings and your mountings in you; on the day when you were created they were prepared.

Revelation 21:18-21

And the material of its wall [is] jasper, and the city [is] pure gold, similar in appearance to pure glass. The foundations of the wall of the city are 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.
And the twelve gates [are] twelve pearls, each one of the gates was from a single pearl. And the street of the city [is] pure gold, like transparent glass.

2 Samuel 12:30

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

1 Chronicles 20:2

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

Zechariah 9:16

And Yahweh their God will save them on that day, as the flock of his people; for [they are like] the stones of a diadem, glittering on his land.

Ezekiel 27:22

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

1 Kings 10:2

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

2 Chronicles 9:1

Now the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, and she came to Jerusalem to test Solomon with hard questions, with much wealth and camels, bearing spices and much gold and precious stones. And she came to Solomon and told him all that [was] {on her mind}.

1 Kings 10:10-11

Then she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, abundant spices, and precious stones. Spices as these did not come again in such abundance [as that which] the queen of Sheba brought to King Solomon. Moreover, the fleet of ships of Hiram which carried the gold from Ophir [also] brought from Ophir abundant amounts of almug wood and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:9-10

And she gave to the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold and a very great amount of spices and precious stones. And there were no spices such as those that the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon. Moreover the servants of Hiram and the servants of Solomon who brought gold from Ophir brought algum wood and precious stones.

Revelation 18:11-12

And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargo any more-- cargo of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple cloth and silk and scarlet cloth and all kinds of scented wood and all kinds of ivory goods and all kinds of goods of precious wood and bronze and iron and marble

Proverbs 8:10-11

Take my teaching and not silver; may you choose knowledge rather than choice gold. For wisdom is better than jewels, and all desires shall not compare with her.

Job 28:12-19

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

Proverbs 3:13-15

Happy [is] {the one} who finds wisdom, and one who obtains understanding. For her income is better than the income of silver, and her revenue than [that of] gold. She is more precious than rubies, and all your desires shall not compare with her.

Proverbs 20:15

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

Revelation 4:3

And the one seated [was] similar in appearance to jasper and carnelian stone, and a rainbow [was] around the throne similar in appearance to emerald.

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

And I saw, and look, four wheels beside the cherubim, {one wheel beside each cherub}, and the appearance of the wheels [was] like [the] outward appearance of {turquoise stone}.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their construction [was] like [the] appearance of beryl, and {they all looked alike}, and their appearance and their construction [was] {like a wheel within a wheel}.

Daniel 10:6

Now his body [was] like turquoise, and his face [was] like [the] appearance of lightning, and his eyes [were] like torches of fire, and his arms and his legs [were] like [the] gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words [was] like [the] sound of a multitude.

Ezekiel 27:16

Edom [was] trading [with] you because of the abundance of your products, [trading] with malachite, purple wool yarn and colorful weaving, and fine white fabric and black corals and rubies; [all these] they exchange for your merchandise.

Exodus 28:9-14

"And you will take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the {Israelites}, [with] six of their names on the one stone and the remaining six on the second, according to their genealogies. [As the] work of a skilled stone craftsman, [with] seal engravings you will engrave on the two stones the names of the {Israelites}; you will make them mounted [in] gold filigree settings.read more.
And you will set the two stones on the ephod's shoulder pieces [as] stones of remembrance for the {Israelites}, and Aaron will bear their names before Yahweh on his two shoulder pieces for remembrance. "And you will make gold filigree settings. And you will make two braided chains of pure gold ornamental cord work, and you will put the chains of the ornamental cords on the filigree settings.

Exodus 39:6-7

And they made onyx stones mounted [in] gold filigree settings, engraved [with] seal engravings according to the names of the {Israelites}. And he set them on the ephod's shoulder pieces [as] stones of remembrance for the {Israelites}, as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Genesis 2:10-12

Now a river flowed out from Eden that watered the garden, and from there it diverged and became four branches. The name of the first [is] the Pishon. It went around all the land of Havilah, where [there is] gold. (The gold of that land [is] good; bdellium and onyx stones [are] there.)

Exodus 25:1-7

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

Exodus 35:4-9

And Moses said to all the community of the {Israelites}, saying, "This is the word that Yahweh has commanded, saying, 'Take from among you a contribution for Yahweh, anyone willing of heart, let him bring Yahweh's contribution--gold and silver and bronze, and blue and purple and crimson [yarns], and fine linen and goat hair,read more.
and red-dyed ram skins, and fine leather, and acacia wood, and oil for the lamp, balsam oils for the anointing oil and for the fragrant incense, onyx stones and stones for mountings on the ephod and the breast piece.

Exodus 35:27

And the leaders brought the onyx stones and stones for mountings for the ephod and for the breast piece

1 Chronicles 29:2

So I have provided for the house of my God according to all my strength, the gold for the things of gold, the silver for the things of silver, the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and the wood for the things of wood, [along with] an abundance of onyx stones, stones for settings, stones of turquoise, and variegated stones, and all [kinds of] precious stones and alabaster stones.

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, or throw your pearls in front of pigs, lest they trample them with their feet, and turn around [and] tear you to pieces.

Matthew 13:45-46

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls. And [when he] found one very valuable pearl, he went [and] sold everything that he possessed and purchased it.

1 Timothy 2:9-10

Likewise also the women should adorn themselves in appropriate clothing, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold jewelry or pearls or expensive clothing, but with good deeds which are fitting for women who profess godliness.

Revelation 17:4

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

Isaiah 54:11-12

"O afflicted [one], driven away, [who] is not consoled. Look! I [am] about to set your stones in hard mortar, and I will lay your foundation with sapphires. And I will {make} your battlements of ruby, and your gates of stones of beryl, and all your wall of precious stones.

Lamentations 4:7

Her princes were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk; [their] bodies were more ruddy than rubies, sapphire their appearance.

Isaiah 54:11

"O afflicted [one], driven away, [who] is not consoled. Look! I [am] about to set your stones in hard mortar, and I will lay your foundation with sapphires.

Exodus 24:9-10

And Moses and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy from the elders of Israel went up. And they saw the God of Israel, and [what was] under his feet [was] like sapphire tile work and like the very heavens for clearness.

Job 28:5-6

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

Ezekiel 1:26

And from above the expanse that [was] above their heads [there was] the likeness of a throne, {looking like a sapphire}, and above the likeness of the throne [was] a likeness similar to [the] appearance of a human on it, [but] {above it}.

Ezekiel 10:1

And I looked, and look! On the expanse that [was] above the head of the cherubim [something] like a stone of sapphire, [and] like [the] appearance of [the] shape of a throne it appeared above them.

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Adorning » Jewels » General references to

Exodus 35:22

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

Numbers 31:50

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

Genesis 24:53

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

Exodus 3:22

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

Adorning » Jewels » Discarded

Genesis 35:4

So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that [were] in their hands, and the ornamental rings that [were] in their ears. And Jacob buried them under the oak which [was] near Shechem.

Exodus 33:4

And the people heard this troubling word, and they mourned, and they each did not put their ornaments on themselves.

Adorning » Jewels » Brought as offerings to God

Exodus 35:22

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

Numbers 31:50

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

Israel » Borrowed » Egyptians » Jewels

Psalm 105:37

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

Exodus 12:35-36

And the {Israelites} did according to the word of Moses, and they asked from [the] Egyptians [for] objects of silver and objects of gold and [for] clothing. And Yahweh gave the people favor in the eyes of [the] Egyptians, and they granted [their] requests, and they plundered [the] Egyptians.

Exodus 11:2-3

Speak in the ears of the people, and let them ask, a man from his neighbor and a woman from her neighbor, [for] objects of silver and objects of gold." And Yahweh gave the people favor in the eyes of Egypt. Also the man Moses [was] very great in the land of Egypt, in the eyes of the servants of Pharaoh and in the eyes of the people.

Jewels » General references to

Exodus 35:22

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

Numbers 31:50

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

Genesis 24:53

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

Exodus 3:22

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

Jewels » Discarded

Genesis 35:4

So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that [were] in their hands, and the ornamental rings that [were] in their ears. And Jacob buried them under the oak which [was] near Shechem.

Exodus 33:4

And the people heard this troubling word, and they mourned, and they each did not put their ornaments on themselves.

Jewels » Regarded by jacob as obnoxious to holiness

Genesis 35:4

So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that [were] in their hands, and the ornamental rings that [were] in their ears. And Jacob buried them under the oak which [was] near Shechem.

Exodus 33:4-6

And the people heard this troubling word, and they mourned, and they each did not put their ornaments on themselves. And Yahweh said to Moses, "Say to the {Israelites}, 'You [are] a stiff-necked people; [if] one moment I were to go up among you, I would destroy you. And now take down your ornaments from on you, and I will {decide} what I will do to you." And the {Israelites} stripped themselves of their ornaments from Mount Horeb [onward].

Isaiah 3:18-21

In that day the Lord will take away the finery of the anklets and the headbands and the crescent necklaces, the pendants and the bracelets and the veils, the headdresses and the armlets and the sashes, and the {perfume boxes} and the amulets, read more.
the signet rings and the nose rings,

Jewels » Brought as offerings to God

Exodus 35:22

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

Numbers 31:50

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

Jewels » Dedicated to the tabernacle

Exodus 35:22

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

Numbers 31:50-52

So we brought the offering of Yahweh, what each man found, objects of gold, bangles, bracelets, rings, earrings, and female ornaments, to make atonement for ourselves {before} Yahweh." Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold from them, all objects of work. All the gold of the contribution that they raised up to Yahweh, from the commanders of the thousands and the commanders of the hundreds, was sixteen thousand seven hundred and fifty shekels.

Jewels » Borrowed from egyptians by israelites

Exodus 3:22

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

Exodus 11:2

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

Exodus 12:35

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

Jewels » Figurative

Malachi 3:17

"They will be mine," says Yahweh of hosts, "on the day that I [am] acting, [my] treasured possession. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.

Proverbs 20:15

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

Jewels » Tokens of love

Ezekiel 16:11-13

And I adorned you [with] ornaments, and I put a bracelet on your arms and a necklace on your neck. And I put an ornamental ring on your nose and earrings on your ears and a {beautiful crown} on your head. And you adorned yourself with gold and silver, and your clothing [was] fine linen and costly fabric and beautiful finished cloth; you ate finely milled flour and honey and olive oil, and you became exceedingly beautiful; {you were fit to be a queen}.

Jewels » Worn » Men

Ezekiel 23:42

And a sound of a carefree crowd [was] with it, and in addition to [these] men, {a crowd of drunken men was brought in} from [the] desert, and they put bracelets on their arms and a crown of splendor on their heads.

Jewels » Betrothal presents of

Genesis 24:53

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

Ornaments » Jewels » General references to

Exodus 35:22

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

Numbers 31:50

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

Genesis 24:53

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

Exodus 3:22

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

Ornaments » Jewels » Discarded

Genesis 35:4

So they gave to Jacob all the foreign gods that [were] in their hands, and the ornamental rings that [were] in their ears. And Jacob buried them under the oak which [was] near Shechem.

Exodus 33:4

And the people heard this troubling word, and they mourned, and they each did not put their ornaments on themselves.

Ornaments » Jewels » Brought as offerings to God

Exodus 35:22

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

Numbers 31:50

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

Precious stones » Called » Jewels

Ezekiel 16:12

And I put an ornamental ring on your nose and earrings on your ears and a {beautiful crown} on your head.

Righteous » Compared with » Jewels

Malachi 3:17

"They will be mine," says Yahweh of hosts, "on the day that I [am] acting, [my] treasured possession. 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 Yahweh of hosts, "on the day that I [am] acting, [my] treasured possession. 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 ornaments of gold for you with studs of silver.