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38 Bible Verses about Precious Stones

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1 Kings 10:2

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 talked with him of all that was in her heart.

1 Chronicles 20:2

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 on David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city, exceeding much.

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is a precious stone in the eyes of him who gives it; wherever he turns, he prospers.

Daniel 11:38

But in his place shall he honor the god of fortresses; and a god whom his fathers didn't know shall he honor with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.

1 Corinthians 3:12

But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or stubble;

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple, silk, scarlet, all expensive wood, every vessel of ivory, every vessel made of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble;

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Exodus 28:19

and the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst;

Isaiah 54:12

I will make your pinnacles of rubies, and your gates of sparkling jewels, and all your walls of precious stones.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant by reason of the multitude of your handiworks: they traded for your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and rubies.

Exodus 39:12

and the third row, a jacinth, 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Exodus 28:20

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

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper. They were enclosed in gold settings.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their work was like a beryl: and the four of them had one likeness; and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel within a wheel.

Ezekiel 10:9

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 like a beryl stone.

Exodus 28:17

You shall set in it settings of stones, four rows of stones: a row of ruby, topaz, and beryl shall be the first row;

Exodus 39:10

They set in it four rows of stones. A row of ruby, topaz, and beryl was the first row;

Revelation 21:19

The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Job 28:17

Gold and glass can't equal it, neither shall it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.

Ezekiel 1:22

Over the head of the living creature there was the likeness of an expanse, like the awesome crystal to look on, stretched forth over their heads above.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire, and an emerald;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, [and] with the point of a diamond: it is engraved on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of your altars;

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Exodus 39:11

and the second row, a turquoise, a sapphire, and an emerald;

Revelation 4:3

that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.

Genesis 2:12

and the gold of that land is good. There is aromatic resin and the onyx stone.

Exodus 25:7

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

Job 28:16

It can't 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. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than rubies. All the things that may be desired can't be compared to it.

Exodus 24:10

They saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was like a paved work of sapphire stone, like the skies for clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

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

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and see, 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 equal it, Neither shall it be valued with pure gold.

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Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant by reason of the multitude of your handiworks: they traded for your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and rubies.

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple, silk, scarlet, all expensive wood, every vessel of ivory, every vessel made of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble;

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Ezekiel 28:16

By the abundance of your traffic they filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I have cast you as profane out of the mountain of God; and I have destroyed you, covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Ezekiel 27:22

The traffickers of Sheba and Raamah, they were your traffickers; they traded for your wares 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 the gold for the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple, silk, scarlet, all expensive wood, every vessel of ivory, every vessel made of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble;

1 Kings 10:2

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 talked with him of all that was in her heart.

1 Chronicles 20:2

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 on David's head: and he brought forth the spoil of the city, exceeding much.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Names of » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

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

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper. They were enclosed in gold settings.

1 Chronicles 29:2

Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Exodus 25:7

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

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

More verses: Job 28:16 Genesis 2:12

Precious stones » Pearls » Sapphire

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Revelation 21:19

The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Exodus 24:10

They saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was like a paved work of sapphire stone, like the skies for clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

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

Ezekiel 10:1

Then I looked, and see, 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Song of Songs 5:14

His hands are like rings of gold set with beryl. His body is like ivory work overlaid with sapphires.

Ezekiel 1:16

The appearance of the wheels and their work was like a beryl: and the four of them had one likeness; and their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel within a wheel.

Ezekiel 10:9

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 like a beryl stone.

Exodus 28:20

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

More verses: Exodus 39:13

Precious stones » Names of » Emeralds

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant by reason of the multitude of your handiworks: they traded for your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and rubies.

Revelation 4:3

that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Revelation 21:19

The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Exodus 28:18

and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire, and an emerald;

More verses: Exodus 39:11

Precious stones » Names of » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.

Exodus 28:20

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

Exodus 39:13

and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper. They were enclosed in gold settings.

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Revelation 4:3

that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.

Exodus 39:10

They set in it four rows of stones. A row of ruby, topaz, and beryl was the first row;

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Exodus 28:17

You shall set in it settings of stones, four rows of stones: a row of ruby, topaz, and beryl shall be 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Exodus 28:17

You shall set in it settings of stones, four rows of stones: a row of ruby, topaz, and beryl 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. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Proverbs 8:11

For wisdom is better than rubies. All the things that may be desired can't be compared to it.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Jasper

Revelation 4:3

that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.

Revelation 21:19

The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald;

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was 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, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Diamond

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire, and an emerald;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, [and] with the point of a diamond: it is engraved on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of your altars;

Precious stones » Names of » Diamonds

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Exodus 28:18

and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire, and an emerald;

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, [and] with the point of a diamond: it is engraved on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of your altars;

Precious stones » Names of » Crystal

Ezekiel 1:22

Over the head of the living creature there was the likeness of an expanse, like the awesome crystal to look on, stretched forth over their heads above.

Job 28:17

Gold and glass can't equal it, neither shall it be exchanged for jewels of fine gold.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was 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

I will make your pinnacles of rubies, and your gates of sparkling jewels, and all your walls of precious stones.

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant by reason of the multitude of your handiworks: they traded for your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and rubies.

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

Exodus 28:21

The stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names; like the engravings of a signet, everyone according to his name, they shall be for the twelve tribes.

Exodus 28:9

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 the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Revelation 21:11

having the glory of God. Her light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Called » Precious jewels

2 Chronicles 20:25

When Jehoshaphat and his people came to take the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches and dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in taking the spoil, it was so much.

Proverbs 20:15

There is gold and abundance of rubies; but the lips of knowledge are a rare 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Revelation 9:17

Thus I saw the horses in the vision, and those who sat on them, having breastplates of fiery red, hyacinth blue, and sulfur yellow; and the heads of lions. Out of their mouths proceed fire, smoke, and sulfur.

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

Revelation 18:16

saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, she who was dressed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls!

Revelation 17:4

The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the impurities of the sexual immorality of the earth.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Saints

Malachi 3:17

They shall be mine," says Yahweh of Armies, "my own possession in the day that I make, and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.

1 Corinthians 3:12

But if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay, or stubble;

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the breastplate of judgment

Exodus 28:17-20

You shall set in it settings of stones, four rows of stones: a row of ruby, topaz, and beryl shall be the first row; and the second row a turquoise, a sapphire, and an emerald; and the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; read more.
and the fourth row a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be enclosed in gold in their settings.

Exodus 39:10-14

They set in it four rows of stones. A row of ruby, topaz, and beryl was the first row; and the second row, a turquoise, a sapphire, and an emerald; and the third row, a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; read more.
and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper. They were enclosed in gold settings. The stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names; like the engravings of a signet, everyone according to his name, for the twelve tribes.

Precious stones » Brought from ophir

1 Kings 10:11

The navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir great plenty of almug trees and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 9:10

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

Precious stones » Extensive commerce in

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fine linen, purple, silk, scarlet, all expensive wood, every vessel of ivory, every vessel made of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble;

Ezekiel 27:22

The traffickers of Sheba and Raamah, they were your traffickers; they traded for your wares 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 row a jacinth, 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Emerald

Ezekiel 27:16

Syria was your merchant by reason of the multitude of your handiworks: they traded for your wares with emeralds, purple, and embroidered work, and fine linen, and coral, and rubies.

Revelation 4:3

that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.

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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Daniel 10:6

his body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as flaming torches, and his arms and his feet like 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

that looked like a jasper stone and a sardius. There was a rainbow around the throne, like an emerald to look at.

Exodus 28:17

You shall set in it settings of stones, four rows of stones: a row of ruby, topaz, and beryl shall be the first row;

Precious stones » Called » Stones of fire

Ezekiel 28:16

By the abundance of your traffic they filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I have cast you as profane out of the mountain of God; and I have destroyed you, covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Ezekiel 28:14

You were the anointed cherub who covers: and I set you, [so that] you were on 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 a man who is a merchant seeking fine pearls, who having found one pearl of great price, he went and sold all that he had, and bought it.

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yes, the price 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; and the twelfth, 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 nobles were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk; They were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing was as of sapphire.

Job 28:18

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

Precious stones » Called » Jewels

Ezekiel 16:12

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

Precious stones » Often given as presents

1 Kings 10:2

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 talked with him of all that was in her heart.

1 Kings 10:10

She gave the king one hundred twenty talents of gold, and of spices very great store, 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

I will make your pinnacles of rubies, and your gates of sparkling jewels, and all your walls of precious stones.

Exodus 28:17

You shall set in it settings of stones, four rows of stones: a row of ruby, topaz, and beryl shall be the first row;

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Sapphire

Exodus 24:10

They saw the God of Israel. Under his feet was like a paved work of sapphire stone, like the skies for clearness.

Ezekiel 1:26

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

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Agate

Exodus 28:19

and the third row a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst;

Isaiah 54:12

I will make your pinnacles of rubies, and your gates of sparkling jewels, and all your walls of precious stones.

Precious stones » Names of » Carbuncle

Exodus 39:10

They set in it four rows of stones. A row of ruby, topaz, and beryl was the first row;

Exodus 28:17

You shall set in it settings of stones, four rows of stones: a row of ruby, topaz, and beryl shall be the first row;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Preciousness of Christ

1 Peter 2:6

Because it is contained in Scripture, "Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, chosen, and precious: He who believes in him will not be disappointed."

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Onyx

Exodus 28:20

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

Job 28:16

It can't 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 beside the water brooks, washed with milk, mounted like jewels.

Precious stones » A part of the treasure of kings

2 Chronicles 32:27

Hezekiah had exceeding much riches and honor: and he provided him treasuries for silver, and for gold, and for precious stones, and for spices, and for shields, and for all kinds of goodly 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 the gold for the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds 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 the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds 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 the [things of] gold, and the silver for the [things of] silver, and the brass for the [things of] brass, the iron for the [things of] iron, and wood for the [things of] wood; onyx stones, and [stones] to be set, stones for inlaid work, and of various colors, and all kinds of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.

Precious stones » Given by chief men for the temple

1 Chronicles 29:8

They with whom [precious] stones were found gave them to the treasure of the house of Yahweh, under 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Chalcedony

Revelation 21:19

The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was 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; and 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Stability of heavenly jerusalem

Revelation 21:19

The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was 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 light was like a most precious stone, as if it was a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Precious stones » Illustrative of » Worldly glory of nations

Ezekiel 28:13-16

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared. You were the anointed cherub who covers: and I set you, [so that] you were on 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, until unrighteousness was found in you. read more.
By the abundance of your traffic they filled the midst of you with violence, and you have sinned: therefore I have cast you as profane out of the mountain of God; and I have destroyed you, covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.

Precious stones » Used for » Adorning the temple

2 Chronicles 3:6

He garnished 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

Precious stones » Names of » Chalcedony

Revelation 21:19

The foundations of the city's wall were adorned with all kinds of precious stones. The first foundation was 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; and 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; and the twelfth, amethyst.

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

Isaiah 54:11-12

"You afflicted, tossed with storms, and not comforted, behold, I will set your stones in beautiful colors, and lay your foundations with sapphires. I will make your pinnacles of rubies, and your gates of sparkling jewels, and all your walls of precious stones.

Precious stones » Used for » Ornamenting royal crowns

2 Samuel 12:30

He took the crown of their king from off his head; and its weight was a talent of gold, and [in it were] precious stones; and it was set on David's head. He brought forth the spoil of the city, exceeding much.

Precious stones » Brought from sheba

1 Kings 10:1-2

When the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of Yahweh, she came to prove him with hard questions. 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 talked with him of all that was in her heart.

Precious stones » Used for » Decorating the person

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone adorned you: ruby, topaz, emerald, chrysolite, onyx, jasper, sapphire, turquoise, and beryl. Gold work of tambourines and of pipes was in you. In the day that you were created they were prepared.

Precious stones » Highly prized by the ancients

Proverbs 17:8

A bribe is a precious stone in the eyes of him who gives it; wherever he turns, he prospers.

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

Exodus 28:12

You shall put the two stones on the shoulder straps of the ephod, to be stones of memorial for the children of Israel: and Aaron shall bear their names before Yahweh on his two shoulders for a memorial.

Precious stones » Used for » Honoring idols

Daniel 11:38

But in his place shall he honor the god of fortresses; and a god whom his fathers didn't know 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 chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be enclosed in gold in their settings.

Precious stones » Given by the jews for the tabernacle

Exodus 25:7

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

Precious stones » Dug out of the earth

Job 28:5-6

As for the earth, out of it comes bread; Underneath it is turned up as it were by fire. Sapphires come from its rocks. It has dust of gold.

Precious stones » Mentioned in scripture » Coral

Job 28:18

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

Presents » Things given as » Precious stones

1 Kings 10:2

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 talked with him of all that was in her heart.

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

1 Chronicles 29:8

They with whom [precious] stones were found gave them to the treasure of the house of Yahweh, under the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite.