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43 Bible Verses about Minerals

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Genesis 11:1-4

Now the whole earth [had] one language and the same words. And as people migrated from the east they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. And they said {to each other}, "Come, let us make bricks and {burn them thoroughly}." And they had brick for stone and they had tar for mortar.read more.
And they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower whose top [reaches to] the heavens. And let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered over the face of the whole earth."

Isaiah 27:9

Therefore by this he will make atonement [for] the guilt of Jacob, and this [will be] all of [the] fruit [of] the removal of his sin: {when he makes} all [the] stones of [the] altar like crushed stones of chalk, no poles of Asherah worship or incense altars will stand.

Job 28:17

Gold and glass cannot be compared with it, and its substitution [cannot be] an ornament of refined gold.

Revelation 4:6

And before the throne [was something] like a sea of glass, like crystal, and in the midst of the throne and around the throne [were] four living creatures full of eyes in front and in back.

Ezekiel 3:9

Like a diamond {harder than flint} I have made your forehead; you must not fear them, and you must not be dismayed {on account of them}, for they {are a rebellious house}.

Job 28:9

He puts his hand on the hard rock; he overturns mountains by [the] roots.

Amos 2:1

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Moab and for four I will not revoke [the punishment], because he burned to lime the bones of the king of Edom.

Isaiah 33:10-12

"Now I will arise," says Yahweh. "Now I will lift myself up proudly; now I will raise myself. You conceive dry grass, you bring forth stubble; your breath [is] a fire; it will consume you. And [the] peoples will be burning [to] lime-- they are burned [like] thorns [that have been] cut down in the fire.

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.

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

Genesis 6:14

Make for yourself an ark of cypress wood; you must make the ark [with] rooms, then you must cover it with pitch, inside and outside.

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him, and she coated it with tar and with pitch, and she placed the boy in it, and she placed [it] among the reeds on the bank of the Nile.

Isaiah 34:9

And its streams shall be changed to pitch and its soil to sulfur, and its land shall become like burning pitch.

Leviticus 2:13

Also all of your grain offerings you must season with salt; you must not omit the salt of your God's covenant from your offering.

Deuteronomy 29:23

'All its land is brimstone and salt left by fire, {none of its land will be sown}, and it will not make plants sprout out and it will not grow any vegetation; [it is] as the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Adman and Zeboiim, which Yahweh overturned in his anger and in his wrath.'

Job 39:5-6

"Who has sent forth [the] wild ass free? And who has released [the] wild donkey's bonds, [to] which I have given [the] wilderness [as] its house and [the] salt flat [as] its dwelling place?

Ezekiel 47:6-11

And he asked me, "Son of man, did you see [this]?" And he made me go, and he brought me back [along] the bank of the stream. {When I returned}, then look! On the bank of the river [were] many trees {on both sides}. And he said to me, "These waters [are] going out to the eastern region, and they go down to the {Jordan Valley}, and they come [to] the sea [and flow] into the sea [where] {they issue out}, and the waters [in the sea] will be healed.read more.
And then every living creature [with] which it teems, {to every place the waters come} it will live; [and] very many fish will live because these waters came there, and [so] the [water] will be healed and everything [will be] alive {everywhere that} {the stream will come}. And then fishers from En Gedi and [on] up to En Eglaim will stand beside it, a sea-girt drying yard for nets; their fish for the dragnets will be {of every kind}, like the fish of the great sea, [and] very many. But its marshes and its swamps will not be cured, for they were given for salt.

Proverbs 25:20

[Like] one who removes a garment on a cold day, [or like] vinegar on natron, [is] he who sings songs to a heavy heart.

Job 9:30-31

If I wash myself with soap, and I cleanse my hands with lye, then you plunge me into the [slime] pit, and my clothes abhor me.

Genesis 19:24

Yahweh rained down from heaven upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from Yahweh.

Luke 17:29

But on the day that Lot went out from Sodom, it rained fire and sulphur from heaven and destroyed [them] all.

Genesis 14:10

Now the Valley of Siddim {was full of tar pits}. And the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled and {fell into them}, but the rest fled to the mountains.

Ezekiel 28:13

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Revelation 21:18

And the material of its wall [is] jasper, and the city [is] pure gold, similar in appearance to pure glass.

Isaiah 60:17

Instead of bronze I will bring gold, and instead of iron I will bring silver, and instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. And I will {appoint} peace [as] your overseer, and righteousness [as] {your ruling body}.

Numbers 31:21-23

Then Eleazar the priest said to the men of the battle who came from the war, "This [is] the decree of the law that Yahweh commanded Moses. Only the gold and the silver, the bronze, the iron, the tin, and the lead-- everything that will go through the fire--you will pass through the fire, and it will be clean, and only in waters of impurity will it be purified. Whatever does not go into the fire you will pass through the waters.

Deuteronomy 8:7-9

For Yahweh your God [is] bringing you to a good land [with] streams of water, springs and underground water, welling up in the valleys and in the hills, [to] a land of wheat and barley and vines and fig trees and pomegranate trees, a land of olive trees, olive oil and honey; [to] a land where you may eat food in it {without scarcity}; you will not find anything lacking in it, a land where its stones [are] iron and from its mountains you can mine copper.

Job 28:2

Iron is taken from dust, and he pours out copper [from] ore.

Psalm 119:72

The law of your mouth [is] better to me than thousands of gold and silver [coins].

Ezekiel 27:12

" 'Tarshish [was] your trader; from [the] abundance of all of [their] wealth, with silver, iron, tin, and lead they exchanged for your merchandise.

Proverbs 27:3

Heavy [is] a stone and weighty [is] sand, but [the] provocation of a fool [is] heavier than both of them.

Joshua 7:3-5

And they returned to Joshua and said to him, "Do not let all the people go up and attack Ai; [only] two or three thousand men should go up because they [are] few. Do not make all the people weary [up] there." So about three thousand from the people went up there, and they fled before the men of Ai. The men of Ai killed about thirty-six of them, and they chased them from the gate up to Shebarim and killed them on the slope. And the hearts of the people melted and became like water.

Job 6:12

Or [is] my strength [like] the strength of stones? Or [is] my flesh bronze?

Job 38:29-30

From whose womb did the ice come forth, and who fathered [the] frost of heaven? Like stone [the] waters become hard, and [the] faces of the deep freeze.

Jeremiah 5:3

Yahweh, do not your eyes [look] for honesty? You have struck them, but they felt no pain, you have destroyed them, they refused to take discipline. They have hardened their faces more than rock, they have refused to turn back.

Matthew 7:24-27

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain came down and the rivers came and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it did not collapse, because its foundation was laid on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.read more.
And the rain came down and the rivers came and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it collapsed, and its fall was great."

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Deuteronomy 8:9

[to] a land where you may eat food in it {without scarcity}; you will not find anything lacking in it, a land where its stones [are] iron and from its mountains you can mine copper.