Precious Stones

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1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great caravan, with camels that bore spices, and very much gold, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she spoke 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 he brought also a great amount of spoil out of the city.

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is as a magic stone in the eyes of him that gives it: wherever he turns, he prospers.

Daniel 11:38

But in their place he shall honor the god of fortresses: and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honor with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.

1 Corinthians 3:12

Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

Revelation 18:12

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

Revelation 21:11

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Exodus 28:19

And the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst.

Isaiah 54:12

And I will make your pinnacles of agates, and your gates of carbuncles, and all your walls of precious stones.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant because of the multitude of the wares of your making: they traded in your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and agate.

Exodus 39:12

And the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst.

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold settings .

Exodus 39:13

And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper: they were enclosed in settings of gold in their mountings.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their workings was like the color of beryl: and the four had the same likeness: and their appearance and their workings was, as it were, a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Ezekiel 10:9

And when I looked, behold the four wheels by the cherubim, one wheel by one cherub, and another wheel by another cherub: and the appearance of the wheels was as the color of a beryl stone.

Exodus 28:17

And you shall set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row.

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four rows of stones: the first row was a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this was the first row.

Revelation 21:19

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

Job 28:17

The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.

Ezekiel 1:22

And the likeness of the firmament above the heads of the living creature was as the color of awesome crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.

Exodus 28:18

And the second row shall be an emerald, 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 engraved upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Exodus 39:11

And the second row, an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond.

Revelation 4:3

And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a carnelian stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in appearance 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 breastplate.

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 crystal: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than rubies; 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, and as it were the very heaven in its clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the firmament 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 the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament 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 topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

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Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant because of the multitude of the wares of your making: they traded in your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and agate.

Revelation 18:12

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

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Ezekiel 28:16

By the multitude of your trade they have filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I will cast you as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy you, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Ezekiel 27:22

The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they were your merchants: they traded in your fairs with the best 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 the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Revelation 18:12

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

1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great caravan, with camels that bore spices, and very much gold, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she spoke 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 he brought also a great amount of spoil out of the city.

Revelation 21:11

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Names of » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold settings .

Exodus 39:13

And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper: they were enclosed in settings of gold in their mountings.

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, 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 breastplate.

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

More verses: Job 28:16 Genesis 2:12

Precious stones » Pearls » Sapphire

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Revelation 21:19

And the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an 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, and as it were the very heaven in its clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the firmament 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 the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and, behold, in the firmament 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, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Song of Songs 5:14

His arms are as rounded gold set with beryl: his body is as carved ivory overlaid with sapphires.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their workings was like the color of beryl: and the four had the same likeness: and their appearance and their workings was, as it were, a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Ezekiel 10:9

And when I looked, behold the four wheels by the cherubim, one wheel by one cherub, and another wheel by another cherub: and the appearance of the wheels was as the color of a beryl stone.

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold settings .

More verses: Exodus 39:13

Precious stones » Names of » Emeralds

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant because of the multitude of the wares of your making: they traded in your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and agate.

Revelation 4:3

And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a carnelian stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in appearance like unto an emerald.

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Revelation 21:19

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

Exodus 28:18

And the second row shall be an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond.

More verses: Exodus 39:11

Precious stones » Names of » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a carnelian stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in appearance like unto an emerald.

Exodus 28:20

And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold settings .

Exodus 39:13

And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper: they were enclosed in settings of gold in their mountings.

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Revelation 21:11

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Pearls » Sardius

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Revelation 4:3

And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a carnelian stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in appearance like unto an emerald.

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four rows of stones: the first row was a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this was the first row.

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Exodus 28:17

And you shall set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row.

Precious stones » Pearls » Topaz

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Exodus 28:17

And you shall set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row.

Job 28:19

The topaz 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 crystal: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than rubies; 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 sat was to look upon like a jasper and a carnelian stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in appearance like unto an emerald.

Revelation 21:19

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

Revelation 21:11

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Names of » Amethyst

Exodus 28:19

And the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst.

Exodus 39:12

And the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst.

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Diamond

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Exodus 28:18

And the second row shall be an emerald, 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 engraved upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Precious stones » Names of » Diamonds

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Exodus 28:18

And the second row shall be an emerald, 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 engraved upon the tablet of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars;

Precious stones » Names of » Crystal

Ezekiel 1:22

And the likeness of the firmament above the heads of the living creature was as the color of awesome crystal, stretched forth over their heads above.

Job 28:17

The gold and the crystal cannot equal it: and the exchange of it shall not be for jewels of fine gold.

Revelation 21:11

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Names of » Agate

Exodus 28:19

And the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst.

Isaiah 54:12

And I will make your pinnacles of agates, and your gates of carbuncles, and all your walls of precious stones.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant because of the multitude of the wares of your making: they traded in your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and agate.

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 signet, shall you engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel: you shall make them to be set in settings of gold.

Exodus 28:21

And the stones shall be with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one with its name shall they be according to the twelve tribes.

Exodus 28:9

And you shall take two onyx stones, and engrave on them the names of the children 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 the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Revelation 21:11

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Called » Precious jewels

2 Chronicles 20:25

And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches with the dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in the gathering of 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, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Revelation 9:17

And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them 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 adorned with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!

Revelation 17:4

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

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Saints

Malachi 3:17

And they shall be mine, says the LORD of 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 any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the breastplate of judgment

Exodus 28:17-20

And you shall set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row. And the second row shall be an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond. And the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst. read more.
And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold settings .

Exodus 39:10-14

And they set in it four rows of stones: the first row was a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this was the first row. And the second row, an emerald, a sapphire, and a diamond. And the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst. read more.
And the fourth row, a beryl, an onyx, and a jasper: they were enclosed in settings of gold in their mountings. And the stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet, every one with its name, according to the twelve tribes.

Precious stones » Brought from ophir

1 Kings 10:11

And the navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir great quantities of almug wood, and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:10

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

Precious stones » Extensive commerce in

Revelation 18:12

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

Ezekiel 27:22

The merchants of Sheba and Raamah, they were your merchants: they traded in your fairs with the best of all spices, and with all precious stones, and gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Amethyst

Exodus 28:19

And the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst.

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Emerald

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant because of the multitude of the wares of your making: they traded in your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and agate.

Revelation 4:3

And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a carnelian stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in appearance like unto an emerald.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Beryl

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Daniel 10:6

His body also was like beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as torches of fire, and his arms and his feet like in color to polished bronze, 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 sat was to look upon like a jasper and a carnelian stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in appearance like unto an emerald.

Exodus 28:17

And you shall set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row.

Precious stones » Called » Stones of fire

Ezekiel 28:16

By the multitude of your trade they have filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I will cast you as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy you, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Ezekiel 28:14

You are the anointed cherub that covers; and I have set you so: you were upon the holy mountain of God; you have walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Pearl

Matthew 13:45-46

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking fine 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 crystal: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Topaz

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Job 28:19

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

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Ruby

Lamentations 4:7

Her princes were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their appearance was of sapphire:

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral, or of crystal: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Precious stones » Called » Jewels

Ezekiel 16:12

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

Precious stones » Often given as presents

1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great caravan, with camels that bore spices, and very much gold, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she spoke with 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 of spices a very great quantity, and precious stones: there came no more 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 your pinnacles of agates, and your gates of carbuncles, and all your walls of precious stones.

Exodus 28:17

And you shall set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be 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 a paved work of a sapphire stone, and as it were the very heaven in its clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

And above the firmament 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 the likeness as the appearance of a man above upon it.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Agate

Exodus 28:19

And the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst.

Isaiah 54:12

And I will make your pinnacles of agates, and your gates of carbuncles, and all your walls of precious stones.

Precious stones » Names of » Carbuncle

Exodus 39:10

And they set in it four rows of stones: the first row was a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this was the first row.

Exodus 28:17

And you shall set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Preciousness of Christ

1 Peter 2:6

Therefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, 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 beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold settings .

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 like doves by the rivers of waters, washed with milk, and fitly set.

Precious stones » A part of the treasure of kings

2 Chronicles 32:27

And Hezekiah had exceedingly great riches and honor: 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 costly articles;

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 the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, 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 the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, 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 the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the bronze for things of bronze, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistening stones, and of various colors, 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 they with whom precious stones were found gave them to the treasury of the house of the LORD, by the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chrysoprasus

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chalcedony

Revelation 21:19

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

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chrysolyte

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sardonyx

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Stability of heavenly jerusalem

Revelation 21:19

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

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Glory of heavenly jerusalem

Revelation 21:11

Having the glory of God: and its radiance was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Worldly glory of nations

Ezekiel 28:13-16

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created. You are the anointed cherub that covers; and I have set you so: you were upon the holy mountain of God; you have walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire. You were perfect in your ways from the day that you were created, till iniquity was found in you. read more.
By the multitude of your trade they have filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I will cast you as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy you, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the temple

2 Chronicles 3:6

And he adorned 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, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Precious stones » Names of » Chalcedony

Revelation 21:19

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

Precious stones » Names of » Chrysolite

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

Precious stones » Names of » Jacinth

Revelation 21:20

The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, carnelian; the seventh, chrysolyte; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprase; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.

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

Isaiah 54:11-12

O you afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay your stones with colorful gems, and lay your foundations with sapphires. And I will make your pinnacles of agates, and your gates of carbuncles, and all your walls of precious stones.

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 test him with hard questions. And she came to Jerusalem with a very great caravan, with camels that bore spices, and very much gold, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she spoke with him of all that was in her heart.

Precious stones » Used for » Decorating the person

Ezekiel 28:13

You have been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of your timbrels and of your pipes was prepared in you in the day that you were created.

Precious stones » Highly prized by the ancients

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is as a magic stone in the eyes of him that gives it: wherever he turns, he prospers.

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

Exodus 28:12

And you shall put the two stones upon the shoulders of the ephod for stones of memorial unto the children 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 their place he shall honor the god of fortresses: and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honor 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 beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold 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 comes bread: but under it is turned up as it were fire. The stones of it are the place of sapphires: and it has dust of gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Coral

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral, or of crystal: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Presents » Things given as » Precious stones

1 Kings 10:2

And she came to Jerusalem with a very great caravan, with camels that bore spices, and very much gold, and precious stones: and when she was come to Solomon, she spoke with 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 precious stones were found gave them to the treasury of the house of the LORD, by the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite.