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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 very much gold and precious stones; and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with 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 in addition to this he took exceeding much spoil out of the city.

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that has it; wherever it turns, it prospers.

Daniel 11:38

But in his place shall he honour the god of fortresses, , a god whom his fathers did not know; he shall honour it with gold and silver and precious stones and with things of great price.

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if anyone builds upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble,

Revelation 18:12

The merchandise of gold and of silver and of precious stones and of pearls and of fine linen and of purple and of silk and of scarlet and of all thyine wood and of all manner vessels of ivory and of all manner vessels of most precious wood and of brass and of iron and of marble

Revelation 21:11

having the clarity of God; and her light was like unto a most precious stone, even like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

Exodus 28:19

And the third order, a topaz, a turquoise, and an amethyst.

Isaiah 54:12

And I will make thy windows of precious stones, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of stones of great price.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of the wares of thy making: they traded in thy fairs with rubies and purple and broidered work and fine linen and coral and pearls.

Exodus 39:12

The third order, a topaz, a turquoise, 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 tarshish (or beryl) and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.

Exodus 39:13

And the fourth order, a tarshish (or beryl), an onyx, and a jasper; they were set and inclosed in their settings of gold.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a stone of Tarsis or beryl; and they four had one likeness; and their appearance and their workmanship was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Ezekiel 10:9

And when I looked, behold, four wheels by the cherubim, one wheel by each cherubim; and the colour of the wheels was as a stone of Tarsis or beryl.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt fill it with four rows of stones; The order shall be a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite; this shall be the first order.

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four orders of stones. The order was a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite: this was the first order.

Revelation 21:19

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Job 28:17

Gold cannot equal it, nor can diamond; neither shall it be exchanged for vessels of fine gold.

Ezekiel 1:22

And over the heads of each living creature there appeared a heaven like a marvellous crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.

Exodus 28:18

And the second order shall be a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond.

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron and with the point of a diamond; it is graven upon the table of their heart and upon the horns of your altars

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Exodus 39:11

The second order, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond.

Revelation 4:3

And he that was seated was like a jasper and a sardine stone to look upon; and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

Genesis 2:12

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

Exodus 25:7

onyx stones and stones to be set in the ephod and in the pectoral.

Job 28:16

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx or the sapphire.

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; for wisdom is better than precious stones.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than precious stones; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

Exodus 24:10

and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone like unto the heaven when it is clear.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the heaven that was over their heads was the figure of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and upon the figure of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man seated upon it.

Ezekiel 10:1

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

Job 28:19

The emerald of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

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Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of the wares of thy making: they traded in thy fairs with rubies and purple and broidered work and fine linen and coral and pearls.

Revelation 18:12

The merchandise of gold and of silver and of precious stones and of pearls and of fine linen and of purple and of silk and of scarlet and of all thyine wood and of all manner vessels of ivory and of all manner vessels of most precious wood and of brass and of iron and of marble

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Ezekiel 28:16

Because of the multitude of thy trafficking thou wast filled with violence, and thou hast sinned; and I cast thee out of the mountain of God, and I cast thee unto evil from among the stones of fire, O cherubim that wast covered.

Ezekiel 27:22

The merchants of Sheba and Raamah; they were thy merchants: they traded in thy fairs with the chief of all spices and with all precious stones and gold.

Precious stones » General references to

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Revelation 18:12

The merchandise of gold and of silver and of precious stones and of pearls and of fine linen and of purple and of silk and of scarlet and of all thyine wood and of all manner vessels of ivory and of all manner vessels of most precious wood and of brass and of iron and of marble

1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bore spices and very much gold and precious stones; and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with 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 in addition to this he took exceeding much spoil out of the city.

Revelation 21:11

having the clarity of God; and her light was like unto a most precious stone, even like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

Precious stones » Names of » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a tarshish (or beryl) and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.

Exodus 39:13

And the fourth order, a tarshish (or beryl), an onyx, and a jasper; they were set and inclosed in their settings of gold.

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Exodus 25:7

onyx stones and stones to be set in the ephod and in the pectoral.

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

More verses: Job 28:16 Genesis 2:12

Precious stones » Pearls » Sapphire

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Revelation 21:19

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Exodus 24:10

and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone like unto the heaven when it is clear.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the heaven that was over their heads was the figure of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and upon the figure of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man seated upon it.

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and, behold, above the heaven that was above the head of the cherubim there appeared over 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 are as gold rings set with beryls; his belly is as bright ivory overlaid with sapphires.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their work was like unto the colour of a stone of Tarsis or beryl; and they four had one likeness; and their appearance and their workmanship was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Ezekiel 10:9

And when I looked, behold, four wheels by the cherubim, one wheel by each cherubim; and the colour of the wheels was as a stone of Tarsis or beryl.

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a tarshish (or beryl) and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.

More verses: Exodus 39:13

Precious stones » Names of » Emeralds

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of the wares of thy making: they traded in thy fairs with rubies and purple and broidered work and fine linen and coral and pearls.

Revelation 4:3

And he that was seated was like a jasper and a sardine stone to look upon; and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Revelation 21:19

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Exodus 28:18

And the second order shall be a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond.

More verses: Exodus 39:11

Precious stones » Names of » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

And he that was seated was like a jasper and a sardine stone to look upon; and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a tarshish (or beryl) and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.

Exodus 39:13

And the fourth order, a tarshish (or beryl), an onyx, and a jasper; they were set and inclosed in their settings of gold.

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Revelation 21:11

having the clarity of God; and her light was like unto a most precious stone, even like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

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 seated was like a jasper and a sardine stone to look upon; and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four orders of stones. The order was a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite: this was the first order.

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt fill it with four rows of stones; The order shall be a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite; this shall be the first order.

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 hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt fill it with four rows of stones; The order shall be a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite; this shall be the first order.

Job 28:19

The emerald of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

Precious stones » Pearls » Rubies

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; for wisdom is better than precious stones.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than precious stones; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

And he that was seated was like a jasper and a sardine stone to look upon; and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

Revelation 21:19

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Revelation 21:11

having the clarity of God; and her light was like unto a most precious stone, even like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

Precious stones » Names of » Amethyst

Exodus 28:19

And the third order, a topaz, a turquoise, and an amethyst.

Exodus 39:12

The third order, a topaz, a turquoise, 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 hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Exodus 28:18

And the second order shall be a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond.

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron and with the point of a diamond; it is graven upon the table of their heart and upon the horns of your altars

Precious stones » Names of » Diamonds

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Exodus 28:18

And the second order shall be a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond.

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron and with the point of a diamond; it is graven upon the table of their heart and upon the horns of your altars

Precious stones » Names of » Crystal

Ezekiel 1:22

And over the heads of each living creature there appeared a heaven like a marvellous crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.

Job 28:17

Gold cannot equal it, nor can diamond; neither shall it be exchanged for vessels of fine gold.

Revelation 21:11

having the clarity of God; and her light was like unto a most precious stone, even like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

Precious stones » Names of » Agate

Exodus 28:19

And the third order, a topaz, a turquoise, and an amethyst.

Isaiah 54:12

And I will make thy windows of precious stones, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of stones of great price.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of the wares of thy making: they traded in thy fairs with rubies and purple and broidered work and fine linen and coral and pearls.

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

Exodus 28:11

With the work of an engraver in stone, like the engravings of a seal, shalt thou engrave those two stones with the names of the sons of Israel; thou shalt make them to be set in settings of gold.

Exodus 28:21

And those stones shall be in agreement with the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, in agreement with their names; each one in agreement with his name like the engravings of a seal; they shall be according to the twelve tribes.

Exodus 28:9

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

Precious stones » Brilliant and glittering

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Revelation 21:11

having the clarity of God; and her light was like unto a most precious stone, even like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

Precious stones » Called » Precious jewels

2 Chronicles 20:25

And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to spoil them, they found among them an abundance of riches and of dead bodies and clothing and precious vessels which they took for themselves, more than they could carry away; and they were three days gathering in the spoil, it was so much.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold and a multitude of precious stones, but the lips of wisdom are a precious vessel.

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 on them, having breastplates of fire and of jacinth and brimstone; and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; and out of their mouths issued fire and smoke and brimstone.

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

Revelation 18:16

and saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen and purple and scarlet and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls!

Revelation 17:4

And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and of the filthiness of her fornication;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Saints

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be mine, said the LORD of the hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him.

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if anyone builds upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble,

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the breastplate of judgment

Exodus 28:17-20

And thou shalt fill it with four rows of stones; The order shall be a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite; this shall be the first order. And the second order shall be a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond. And the third order, a topaz, a turquoise, and an amethyst. read more.
And the fourth row a tarshish (or beryl) and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.

Exodus 39:10-14

And they set in it four orders of stones. The order was a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite: this was the first order. The second order, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond. The third order, a topaz, a turquoise, and an amethyst. read more.
And the fourth order, a tarshish (or beryl), an onyx, and a jasper; they were set and inclosed in their settings of gold. The stones were in agreement with the names of the sons of Israel, twelve, in agreement with their names, like the engravings of a seal, each one in agreement with his name, according to the twelve tribes.

Precious stones » Brought from ophir

1 Kings 10:11

And the navy of Hiram, that had brought the gold from Ophir, also brought in from Ophir a great plenty of brazil wood and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:10

Also the slaves of Hiram and the slaves of Solomon, who had brought gold from Ophir, brought brazil wood and precious stones.

Precious stones » Extensive commerce in

Revelation 18:12

The merchandise of gold and of silver and of precious stones and of pearls and of fine linen and of purple and of silk and of scarlet and of all thyine wood and of all manner vessels of ivory and of all manner vessels of most precious wood and of brass and of iron and of marble

Ezekiel 27:22

The merchants of Sheba and Raamah; they were thy merchants: they traded in thy fairs with the chief of all spices and with all precious stones and gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Amethyst

Exodus 28:19

And the third order, a topaz, a turquoise, 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 was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of the wares of thy making: they traded in thy fairs with rubies and purple and broidered work and fine linen and coral and pearls.

Revelation 4:3

And he that was seated was like a jasper and a sardine stone to look upon; and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto 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

his body was like the stone of Tarsis turquoise, and his face as a bolt of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to brilliant brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of an army.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sardine or sardius

Revelation 4:3

And he that was seated was like a jasper and a sardine stone to look upon; and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt fill it with four rows of stones; The order shall be a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite; this shall be the first order.

Precious stones » Called » Stones of fire

Ezekiel 28:16

Because of the multitude of thy trafficking thou wast filled with violence, and thou hast sinned; and I cast thee out of the mountain of God, and I cast thee unto evil from among the stones of fire, O cherubim that wast covered.

Ezekiel 28:14

Thou, great cherubim, wast covered, and I placed thee; thou wast in the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked among stones of fire.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Pearl

Matthew 13:45-46

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls, who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it.

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; for wisdom is better than precious stones.

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 emerald of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Ruby

Lamentations 4:7

Zain Her Nazarites were whiter than snow; they were more radiant than milk; their composure had more fire than the precious stones cut from sapphire:

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; for wisdom is better than precious stones.

Precious stones » Called » Jewels

Ezekiel 16:12

And I put nose rings upon thy nostrils and earrings in thine ears and a diadem of beauty upon thine 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 very much gold and precious stones; and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.

1 Kings 10:10

And she gave the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold and a very great store of spices and precious stones; never again did there come such abundance of spices as these which the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Carbuncle

Isaiah 54:12

And I will make thy windows of precious stones, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of stones of great price.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt fill it with four rows of stones; The order shall be a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite; this shall be the first order.

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 a paved work of a sapphire stone like unto the heaven when it is clear.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the heaven that was over their heads was the figure of a throne, as the appearance of a sapphire stone: and upon the figure of the throne was a likeness as the appearance of a man seated upon it.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Agate

Exodus 28:19

And the third order, a topaz, a turquoise, and an amethyst.

Isaiah 54:12

And I will make thy windows of precious stones, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of stones of great price.

Precious stones » Names of » Carbuncle

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four orders of stones. The order was a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite: this was the first order.

Exodus 28:17

And thou shalt fill it with four rows of stones; The order shall be a ruby, an emerald, and a chrysolite; this shall be the first order.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Preciousness of Christ

1 Peter 2:6

Therefore, also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion the chief corner stone, chosen, precious; and he that believes on him shall not be confounded.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a tarshish (or beryl) and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.

Job 28:16

It cannot be valued with the gold of Ophir, with the precious onyx or the sapphire.

Precious stones » Used for » Setting in seals and rings

Song of Songs 5:12

His eyes are as doves by the rivers of waters, washed with milk, as doves that are next to abundance.

Precious stones » A part of the treasure of kings

2 Chronicles 32:27

And Hezekiah had exceedingly great riches and honour, and he made himself treasures of silver and of gold and of precious stones and of spices and of shields and of all manner of pleasant vessels,

Precious stones » Called » Stones to be set

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Precious stones » Prepared by » David » For the temple

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Precious stones » diversity » Colors

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God, gold for the things of gold, and silver for the things of silver, and brass for the things of brass, and iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, black stones and of different colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Precious stones » Given by chief men for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:8

And each one gave the precious stones that they had to the treasure of the house of the LORD, 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

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a 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

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Glory of heavenly jerusalem

Revelation 21:11

having the clarity of God; and her light was like unto a most precious stone, even like a jasper stone, shining like crystal.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Worldly glory of nations

Ezekiel 28:13-16

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created. Thou, great cherubim, wast covered, and I placed thee; thou wast in the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked among stones of fire. Thou wast perfect in all thy ways from the day that thou wast created, until iniquity was found in thee. read more.
Because of the multitude of thy trafficking thou wast filled with violence, and thou hast sinned; and I cast thee out of the mountain of God, and I cast thee unto evil from among the stones of fire, O cherubim that wast covered.

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the temple

2 Chronicles 3:6

And he also covered 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

And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a 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

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will cement thy stones upon carbuncle and lay thy foundations upon sapphires. And I will make thy windows of precious stones, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of stones of great price.

Precious stones » Used for » Ornamenting royal crowns

2 Samuel 12:30

And he took their king's crown 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 when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with enigmas. And she came to Jerusalem with a very great train, with camels that bore spices and very much gold and precious stones; and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.

Precious stones » Used for » Decorating the person

Ezekiel 28:13

Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering: the sardius, topaz, diamond, turquoise, onyx, and beryl, the sapphire, ruby, and emerald, and gold; the works of thy tambourines and of thy pipes were prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.

Precious stones » Highly prized by the ancients

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that has it; wherever it turns, it prospers.

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

Exodus 28:12

And thou shalt put the two stones upon the shoulders of the ephod for stones of memorial unto the sons of Israel, and Aaron shall bear their names before the LORD upon his two shoulders for a memorial.

Precious stones » Used for » Honoring idols

Daniel 11:38

But in his place shall he honour the god of fortresses, , a god whom his fathers did not know; he shall honour it with gold and silver and precious stones and with things of great price.

Precious stones » Art of setting, known to the jews

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a tarshish (or beryl) and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold in their inclosings.

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 pectoral.

Precious stones » Dug out of the earth

Job 28:5-6

Land out of which bread comes forth, and underneath it shall be as if it were converted in fire. A place where its stones shall be sapphires; and it shall have dust of gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Coral

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls; for wisdom is better than precious stones.

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 very much gold and precious stones; and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.

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

1 Chronicles 29:8

And each one gave the precious stones that they had to the treasure of the house of the LORD, into the hand of Jehiel, the Gershonite.