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38 Bible Verses about Precious Stones

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1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bore spices and gold in very great abundance, and precious stones; and she came to Solomon, and spoke to him of all that was in her heart.

1 Chronicles 20:2

And David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set upon David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city in great abundance.

1 Chronicles 29:2

And I have prepared according to all my power for the house of my God gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and white marble in abundance.

Proverbs 17:8

A gift is a precious stone in the eyes of the possessor: whithersoever it turneth it prospereth.

Daniel 11:38

And in his place will he honour the +god of fortresses; and a +god whom his fathers knew not will he honour with gold and silver, and with precious stones and pleasant things.

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if any one build upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,

Revelation 18:12

lading of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and pearl, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet dye, and all thyine wood, and every article in ivory, and every article in most precious wood, and in brass, and in iron, and in marble,

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her shining was like a most precious stone, as a crystal-like jasper stone;

Exodus 28:19

and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst;

Isaiah 54:12

and I will make thy battlements of rubies, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of precious stones.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria dealt with thee for the multitude of thy handiworks: they traded in thy markets with carbuncles, purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, and corals, and rubies.

Exodus 39:12

and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst;

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings.

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper; mounted in enclosures of gold in their settings.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their work was as the look of a chrysolite; and they four had one likeness; and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Ezekiel 10:9

And I looked, and behold, four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside one cherub, and another wheel beside another cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was as the look of a chrysolite stone.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt set in it settings of stones four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Revelation 21:19

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Job 28:17

Gold and glass cannot be compared to it, nor vessels of fine gold be its exchange.

Ezekiel 1:22

And there was the likeness of an expanse over the heads of the living creature, as the look of the terrible crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a style of iron, with the point of a diamond, engraven upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Exodus 39:11

and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond;

Revelation 4:3

and he that was sitting like in appearance to a stone of jasper and a sardius, and a rainbow round the throne like in appearance to an emerald.

Genesis 2:12

And the gold of that land is good; bdellium and the onyx stone are there.

Exodus 25:7

onyx stones, and stones to be set in the ephod, and in the breastplate.

Job 28:16

It is not set in the balance with gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, and the sapphire.

Job 28:18

Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Proverbs 8:11

for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.

Exodus 24:10

and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were work of transparent sapphire, and as it were the form of heaven for clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the expanse that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

Ezekiel 10:1

And I looked, and behold, in the expanse that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

Job 28:19

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold.

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Ezekiel 27:16

Syria dealt with thee for the multitude of thy handiworks: they traded in thy markets with carbuncles, purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, and corals, and rubies.

Revelation 18:12

lading of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and pearl, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet dye, and all thyine wood, and every article in ivory, and every article in most precious wood, and in brass, and in iron, and in marble,

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Ezekiel 28:16

By the abundance of thy traffic they filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned; therefore have I cast thee as profane from the mountain of God, and have destroyed thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Ezekiel 27:22

The merchants of Sheba and Raamah were thy traffickers: they furnished thy markets with all the choice spices, and with all precious stones and gold.

Precious stones » General references to

1 Chronicles 29:2

And I have prepared according to all my power for the house of my God gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and white marble in abundance.

Revelation 18:12

lading of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and pearl, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet dye, and all thyine wood, and every article in ivory, and every article in most precious wood, and in brass, and in iron, and in marble,

1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bore spices and gold in very great abundance, and precious stones; and she came to Solomon, and spoke to him of all that was in her heart.

1 Chronicles 20:2

And David took the crown of their king from off his head, and found it to weigh a talent of gold, and there were precious stones in it; and it was set upon David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city in great abundance.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her shining was like a most precious stone, as a crystal-like jasper stone;

Precious stones » Names of » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings.

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper; mounted in enclosures of gold in their settings.

1 Chronicles 29:2

And I have prepared according to all my power for the house of my God gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and white marble in abundance.

Exodus 25:7

onyx stones, and stones to be set in the ephod, and in the breastplate.

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

More verses: Job 28:16 Genesis 2:12

Precious stones » Pearls » Sapphire

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Revelation 21:19

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Exodus 24:10

and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were work of transparent sapphire, and as it were the form of heaven for clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the expanse that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

Ezekiel 10:1

And I looked, and behold, in the expanse that was over the head of the cherubim there appeared above them as it were a sapphire stone, as the appearance of the likeness of a throne.

More verses: Exodus 28:18 Job 28:16

Precious stones » Names of » Beryl

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Song of Songs 5:14

His hands gold rings, set with the chrysolite; His belly is bright ivory, overlaid with sapphires;

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their work was as the look of a chrysolite; and they four had one likeness; and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Ezekiel 10:9

And I looked, and behold, four wheels beside the cherubim, one wheel beside one cherub, and another wheel beside another cherub; and the appearance of the wheels was as the look of a chrysolite stone.

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings.

More verses: Exodus 39:13

Precious stones » Names of » Emeralds

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria dealt with thee for the multitude of thy handiworks: they traded in thy markets with carbuncles, purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, and corals, and rubies.

Revelation 4:3

and he that was sitting like in appearance to a stone of jasper and a sardius, and a rainbow round the throne like in appearance to an emerald.

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Revelation 21:19

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Exodus 28:18

and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond;

More verses: Exodus 39:11

Precious stones » Names of » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

and he that was sitting like in appearance to a stone of jasper and a sardius, and a rainbow round the throne like in appearance to an emerald.

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings.

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper; mounted in enclosures of gold in their settings.

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her shining was like a most precious stone, as a crystal-like jasper stone;

Precious stones » Pearls » Sardius

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Revelation 4:3

and he that was sitting like in appearance to a stone of jasper and a sardius, and a rainbow round the throne like in appearance to an emerald.

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt set in it settings of stones four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Precious stones » Pearls » Topaz

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt set in it settings of stones four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Job 28:19

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold.

Precious stones » Pearls » Rubies

Job 28:18

Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Proverbs 8:11

for wisdom is better than rubies, and all the things that may be desired are not equal to it.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

and he that was sitting like in appearance to a stone of jasper and a sardius, and a rainbow round the throne like in appearance to an emerald.

Revelation 21:19

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her shining was like a most precious stone, as a crystal-like jasper stone;

Precious stones » Names of » Amethyst

Exodus 28:19

and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst;

Exodus 39:12

and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst;

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Diamond

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a style of iron, with the point of a diamond, engraven upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Precious stones » Names of » Diamonds

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a style of iron, with the point of a diamond, engraven upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Precious stones » Names of » Crystal

Ezekiel 1:22

And there was the likeness of an expanse over the heads of the living creature, as the look of the terrible crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.

Job 28:17

Gold and glass cannot be compared to it, nor vessels of fine gold be its exchange.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her shining was like a most precious stone, as a crystal-like jasper stone;

Precious stones » Names of » Agate

Exodus 28:19

and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst;

Isaiah 54:12

and I will make thy battlements of rubies, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of precious stones.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria dealt with thee for the multitude of thy handiworks: they traded in thy markets with carbuncles, purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, and corals, and rubies.

Precious stones » Art of engraving upon, early known to the jews

Exodus 28:11

According to the work of an engraver in stone, as the engravings of a seal, shalt thou engrave the two stones with the names of the sons of Israel; surrounded by enclosures of gold shalt thou make them.

Exodus 28:21

And the stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, engraved as a seal: every one according to his name shall they be for the twelve tribes.

Exodus 28:9

And thou shalt take two onyx stones, and engrave on them the names of the children of Israel:

Precious stones » Brilliant and glittering

1 Chronicles 29:2

And I have prepared according to all my power for the house of my God gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and white marble in abundance.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her shining was like a most precious stone, as a crystal-like jasper stone;

Precious stones » Called » Precious jewels

2 Chronicles 20:25

And Jehoshaphat and his people came to plunder the spoil of them, and they found among them in abundance, both riches with the dead bodies, and precious things, and they stripped off for themselves more than they could carry away; and they were three days in plundering the spoil, it was so much.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold, and a multitude of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a precious Jewel.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Jacinth

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Revelation 9:17

And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and those that sat upon them, having breastplates of fire and jacinth and brimstone; and the heads of the horses were as heads of lions, and out of their mouths goes out fire and smoke and brimstone.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Seductive splendor and false glory of the apostacy

Revelation 18:16

saying, Woe, woe, the great city, which was clothed with fine linen and purple and scarlet, and had ornaments of gold and precious stones and pearls!

Revelation 17:4

And the woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and had ornaments of gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and the unclean things of her fornication;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Saints

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be unto me a peculiar treasure, saith Jehovah of hosts, in the day that I prepare; and I will spare them as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if any one build upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, straw,

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the breastplate of judgment

Exodus 28:17-20

And thou shalt set in it settings of stones four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row; and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond; and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst; read more.
and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings.

Exodus 39:10-14

And they set in it four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row; and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond; and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst; read more.
and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper; mounted in enclosures of gold in their settings. And the stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, engraved as a seal, every one according to his name, for the twelve tribes.

Precious stones » Brought from ophir

1 Kings 10:11

(And the fleet also of Hiram, which carried gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir sandal-wood in very great abundance, and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:10

(And the servants also of Huram, and the servants of Solomon, who brought gold from Ophir, brought sandal-wood and precious stones.

Precious stones » Extensive commerce in

Revelation 18:12

lading of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and pearl, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet dye, and all thyine wood, and every article in ivory, and every article in most precious wood, and in brass, and in iron, and in marble,

Ezekiel 27:22

The merchants of Sheba and Raamah were thy traffickers: they furnished thy markets with all the choice spices, and with all precious stones and gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Amethyst

Exodus 28:19

and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst;

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Emerald

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria dealt with thee for the multitude of thy handiworks: they traded in thy markets with carbuncles, purple, and broidered work, and fine linen, and corals, and rubies.

Revelation 4:3

and he that was sitting like in appearance to a stone of jasper and a sardius, and a rainbow round the throne like in appearance to an emerald.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Beryl

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Daniel 10:6

and his body was like a chrysolite, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as torches of fire, and his arms and his feet as the look of burnished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sardine or sardius

Revelation 4:3

and he that was sitting like in appearance to a stone of jasper and a sardius, and a rainbow round the throne like in appearance to an emerald.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt set in it settings of stones four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Precious stones » Called » Stones of fire

Ezekiel 28:16

By the abundance of thy traffic they filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned; therefore have I cast thee as profane from the mountain of God, and have destroyed thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Ezekiel 28:14

Thou wast the anointed covering cherub, and I had set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou didst walk up and down in the midst of stones of fire.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Pearl

Matthew 13:45-46

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls; and having found one pearl of great value, he went and sold all whatever he had and bought it.

Job 28:18

Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Topaz

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Job 28:19

The topaz of Ethiopia shall not be compared to it, neither shall it be set in the balance with pure gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Ruby

Lamentations 4:7

Her Nazarites were purer than snow, whiter than milk; they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their figure was as sapphire.

Job 28:18

Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Precious stones » Called » Jewels

Ezekiel 16:12

and I put a ring on thy nose, and earrings in thine ears, and a beautiful crown upon thy head.

Precious stones » Often given as presents

1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bore spices and gold in very great abundance, and precious stones; and she came to Solomon, and spoke to him of all that was in her heart.

1 Kings 10:10

And she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, and spices in very great abundance, and precious stones: there came no more such abundance of spices as those which the queen of Sheba gave to king Solomon.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Carbuncle

Isaiah 54:12

and I will make thy battlements of rubies, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of precious stones.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt set in it settings of stones four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sapphire

Exodus 24:10

and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were work of transparent sapphire, and as it were the form of heaven for clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the expanse that was over their heads was the likeness of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone; and upon the likeness of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Agate

Exodus 28:19

and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst;

Isaiah 54:12

and I will make thy battlements of rubies, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of precious stones.

Precious stones » Names of » Carbuncle

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt set in it settings of stones four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Preciousness of Christ

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings.

Job 28:16

It is not set in the balance with gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx, and the sapphire.

Precious stones » Used for » Setting in seals and rings

Song of Songs 5:12

His eyes are like doves by the water-brooks, Washed with milk, fitly set;

Precious stones » A part of the treasure of kings

2 Chronicles 32:27

And Hezekiah had very much riches and honour; and he made himself treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all manner of pleasant vessels;

Precious stones » Called » Stones to be set

1 Chronicles 29:2

And I have prepared according to all my power for the house of my God gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and white marble in abundance.

Precious stones » Prepared by » David » For the temple

1 Chronicles 29:2

And I have prepared according to all my power for the house of my God gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and white marble in abundance.

Precious stones » diversity » Colors

1 Chronicles 29:2

And I have prepared according to all my power for the house of my God gold for things of gold, and silver for things of silver, and brass for things of brass, iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and white marble in abundance.

Precious stones » Given by chief men for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:8

And they with whom stones were found gave them to the treasure of the house of Jehovah, into the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chrysoprasus

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chalcedony

Revelation 21:19

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chrysolyte

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sardonyx

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Stability of heavenly jerusalem

Revelation 21:19

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Glory of heavenly jerusalem

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her shining was like a most precious stone, as a crystal-like jasper stone;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Worldly glory of nations

Ezekiel 28:13-16

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared. Thou wast the anointed covering cherub, and I had set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou didst walk up and down in the midst of stones of fire. Thou wast perfect in thy ways, from the day that thou wast created, till unrighteousness was found in thee. read more.
By the abundance of thy traffic they filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned; therefore have I cast thee as profane from the mountain of God, and have destroyed thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the temple

2 Chronicles 3:6

And he overlaid the house with precious stones for beauty; and the gold was gold of Parvaim.

Precious stones » Names of » Chrysoprasus

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Names of » Chalcedony

Revelation 21:19

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Precious stones » Names of » Chrysolite

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Names of » Jacinth

Revelation 21:20

the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Beauty and stability of the church

Isaiah 54:11-12

Thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, not comforted! Behold, I will set thy stones in antimony, and lay thy foundations with sapphires; and I will make thy battlements of rubies, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of precious stones.

Precious stones » Used for » Ornamenting royal crowns

2 Samuel 12:30

And he took the crown of their king from off his head, the weight of which was a talent of gold with the precious stones; and it was set on David's head; and he brought forth the spoil of the city in great abundance.

Precious stones » Brought from sheba

1 Kings 10:1-2

And the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon in connection with the name of Jehovah, and came to prove him with enigmas. And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bore spices and gold in very great abundance, and precious stones; and she came to Solomon, and spoke to him of all that was in her heart.

Precious stones » Used for » Decorating the person

Ezekiel 28:13

thou wast in Eden, the garden of God. Every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, the topaz, and the diamond, the chrysolite, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the carbuncle, and the emerald, and gold. The workmanship of thy tambours and of thy pipes was in thee: in the day that thou wast created were they prepared.

Precious stones » Highly prized by the ancients

Proverbs 17:8

A gift is a precious stone in the eyes of the possessor: whithersoever it turneth it prospereth.

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the high priest's ephod

Exodus 28:12

And thou shalt put the two stones upon the shoulder-pieces of the ephod as stones of memorial for the children of Israel; and Aaron shall bear their names before Jehovah upon his two shoulders for a memorial.

Precious stones » Used for » Honoring idols

Daniel 11:38

And in his place will he honour the +god of fortresses; and a +god whom his fathers knew not will he honour with gold and silver, and with precious stones and pleasant things.

Precious stones » Art of setting, known to the jews

Exodus 28:20

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings.

Precious stones » Given by the jews for the tabernacle

Exodus 25:7

onyx stones, and stones to be set in the ephod, and in the breastplate.

Precious stones » Dug out of the earth

Job 28:5-6

As for the earth, out of it cometh bread, and underneath it is turned up as by fire; The stones of it are the place of sapphires, and it hath dust of gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Coral

Job 28:18

Corals and crystal are no more remembered; yea, the acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Presents » Things given as » Precious stones

1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bore spices and gold in very great abundance, and precious stones; and she came to Solomon, and spoke to him of all that was in her heart.

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Precious stones

1 Chronicles 29:8

And they with whom stones were found gave them to the treasure of the house of Jehovah, into the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite.