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13 Bible Verses about Precious

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Job 28:10

He cutteth out channels in the rocks, and his eye seeth every precious thing.

Luke 7:2

And a certain centurion's bondman who was dear to him was ill and about to die;

1 Peter 2:4

To whom coming, a living stone, cast away indeed as worthless by men, but with God chosen, precious,

1 Peter 2:6

Because it is contained in the scripture: Behold, I lay in Zion a corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believes on him shall not be put to shame.

1 Peter 2:7

To you therefore who believe is the preciousness; but to the disobedient, the stone which the builders cast away as worthless, this is become head of the corner,

Psalm 72:14

He will redeem their souls from oppression and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

Psalm 139:17

But how precious are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!

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Children » Precious » Esteemed highly

Psalm 127:4-5

As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth. Happy is the man that hath filled his quiver with them. They shall not be ashamed when they speak with enemies in the gate.

Christ » Precious » Preeminence of

Hebrews 8:6

But now he has got a more excellent ministry, by so much as he is mediator of a better covenant, which is established on the footing of better promises.

Revelation 1:11

saying, What thou seest write in a book, and send to the seven assemblies: to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

John 3:31

He who comes from above is above all. He who has his origin in the earth is of the earth, and speaks as of the earth. He who comes out of heaven is above all,

Christ » Precious » The fairest among ten thousand

Song of Songs 5:10

My beloved is white and ruddy, The chiefest among ten thousand.

Christ » Precious » The only foundation

Christ » Precious » Paul's estimate of

Christ » Precious » A jewel beyond compare

Matthew 13:46

and having found one pearl of great value, he went and sold all whatever he had and bought it.

Christ » Precious » Priceless to believers

1 Peter 2:7

To you therefore who believe is the preciousness; but to the disobedient, the stone which the builders cast away as worthless, this is become head of the corner,

Christ » Precious » The only saviour

Church » For other leaders » Precious

Zechariah 9:16

And Jehovah their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people; for they shall be as the stones of a crown, lifted up upon his land.

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, And in the waste, howling wilderness; He compassed him about, he watched over him, He preserved him as the apple of his eye.

Church » Body of Christ » Precious

Zechariah 9:16

And Jehovah their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people; for they shall be as the stones of a crown, lifted up upon his land.

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, And in the waste, howling wilderness; He compassed him about, he watched over him, He preserved him as the apple of his eye.

death » Of the righteous » Precious

Dying » Of the righteous » Precious

Faith » In Christ is » Precious

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have received like precious faith with us through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

Fruits » Divided into » Precious

Deuteronomy 33:14

And by the precious fruits of the sun, And by the precious things put forth by the months,

Gold » Described as » Precious

Ezra 8:27

and twenty basons of gold, of a thousand darics; and two vessels of shining copper, precious as gold.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make a man more precious than fine gold, even man than the gold of Ophir.

Man » Vanquished of the righteous » Precious

Redemption » Described as » Precious

Psalm 49:8

(For the redemption of their soul is costly, and must be given up for ever,)

The righteous » Seed of death of » Precious

The scriptures » Described as » Precious

Psalm 19:10

They are more precious than gold, yea, than much fine gold; and sweeter than honey and the dropping of the honeycomb.

Stones » Precious » Exported from sheba

1 Kings 10:2

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

Ezekiel 27:22

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

1 Kings 10:10

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

2 Chronicles 9:9-10

And she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, and spices in very great abundance, and precious stones; neither was there any such spice as that which the queen of Sheba gave to king Solomon. (And the servants also of Huram, and the servants of Solomon, who brought gold from Ophir, brought sandal-wood and precious stones.

Stones » Precious » In the breastplate and ephod

Exodus 28:9-21

And thou shalt take two onyx stones, and engrave on them the names of the children of Israel: six of their names on the one stone, and the six names of the rest on the other stone, according to their birth. According to the work of an engraver in stone, as the engravings of a seal, shalt thou engrave the two stones with the names of the sons of Israel; surrounded by enclosures of gold shalt thou make them. read more.
And thou shalt put the two stones upon the shoulder-pieces of the ephod as stones of memorial for the children of Israel; and Aaron shall bear their names before Jehovah upon his two shoulders for a memorial. And thou shalt make enclosures of gold; and two chains of pure gold; of laced work shalt thou make them, of wreathen work, and fasten the wreathen chains to the enclosures. And thou shalt make the breastplate of judgment of artistic work, like the work of the ephod thou shalt make it; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus shalt thou make it. Square shall it be, doubled; a span the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof. And thou shalt set in it settings of stones four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row; and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond; and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst; and the fourth row, a chrysolite, and an onyx, and a jasper; enclosed in gold shall they be in their settings. And the stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, engraved as a seal: every one according to his name shall they be for the twelve tribes.

Exodus 39:6-14

And they wrought the onyx stones mounted in enclosures of gold, engraved with the engravings of a seal, according to the names of the sons of Israel. And he put them on the shoulder-pieces of the ephod, as stones of memorial for the children of Israel; as Jehovah had commanded Moses. And he made the breastplate of artistic work, like the work of the ephod, of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and twined byssus. read more.
It was square; double did they make the breastplate, a span the length thereof, and a span the breadth thereof, doubled. And they set in it four rows of stones: one row, a sardoin, a topaz, and an emerald the first row; and the second row, a carbuncle, a sapphire, and a diamond; and the third row, an opal, an agate, and an amethyst; and the fourth row, a chrysolite, an onyx, and a jasper; mounted in enclosures of gold in their settings. And the stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, engraved as a seal, every one according to his name, for the twelve tribes.

Stones » Precious » In the crowns of kings

2 Samuel 12:30

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

1 Chronicles 20:2

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

Stones » Precious » Seen in the foundation of the new jerusalem in john's apocalyptic vision

Revelation 21:19-20

the foundations of the wall of the city were adorned with every precious stone: the first foundation, jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, chalcedony; the fourth, emerald; the fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, topaz; the tenth, chrysoprasus; the eleventh, jacinth; the twelfth, amethyst.

Stones » Precious » Partial catalogue of

Ezekiel 28:13

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

Stones » Precious » Ophir

1 Kings 10:11

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

Stones » Precious » Voluntary offerings of, by the israelites for the breastplate and ephod

Exodus 35:27

And the principal men brought the onyx stones, and the stones to be set, for the ephod, and for the breastplate;