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13 Bible Verses about Precious

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Job 28:10

He cut rivers out of the rocks; and his eye saw every precious thing.

Luke 7:2

And a certain centurion's slave, who was dear unto him, was sick and ready to die.

1 Peter 2:4

coming unto whom (is the living Stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious),

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.

1 Peter 2:7

Unto you, therefore, who believe he is precious; but unto those who are disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,

Psalm 72:14

He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

Psalm 139:17

Therefore, 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 young men. Happy is the man that has filled his quiver with them: he shall not be ashamed when he speaks with the enemies in the gate.

Christ » Precious » Preeminence of

Revelation 1:11

that said, I AM the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, and What thou seest, write in a book and send it unto the seven congregations which are in Asia: unto Ephesus and unto Smyrna and unto Pergamos and unto Thyatira and unto Sardis and unto Philadelphia and unto Laodicea.

John 3:31

He that comes from above is above all; he that is of the earth is earthly and speaks earthly things: he that comes from heaven is above all.

Christ » Precious » The fairest among ten thousand

Song of Songs 5:10

My beloved is white and ruddy; the standard-bearer among the ten thousands.

Christ » Precious » The only foundation

Christ » Precious » Paul's estimate of

Christ » Precious » A jewel beyond compare

Matthew 13:46

who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it.

Christ » Precious » Priceless to believers

1 Peter 2:7

Unto you, therefore, who believe he is precious; but unto those who are disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,

Christ » Precious » The only saviour

Church » For other leaders » Precious

Zechariah 9:16

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

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land and in the waste howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.

Church » Body of Christ » Precious

Zechariah 9:16

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

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land and in the waste howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept 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, slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those that have obtained like precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

Fruits » Divided into » Precious

Deuteronomy 33:14

and for the gifts of the fruits of the sun and for the gifts of the influence of the moon,

Gold » Described as » Precious

Ezra 8:27

also twenty basins of gold, of a thousand drams, and two vessels of clean brass, precious as gold.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make the noble man more precious than fine gold and man more 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 of great price, and they shall never pay it)

The righteous » Seed of death of » Precious

The scriptures » Described as » Precious

Psalm 19:10

More to be desired are they than gold, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and 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 very much gold and precious stones; and when she was come to Solomon, she communed with him of all that was in her heart.

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.

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.

2 Chronicles 9:9-10

And she gave the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold and of spices great abundance and precious stones; never had there been any such spice as the queen of Sheba gave King Solomon. Also the slaves of Hiram and the slaves of Solomon, who had brought gold from Ophir, brought brazil 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 sons of Israel: Six of their names on one stone and the other six names of the rest on the other stone, according to their birth. 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. read more.
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. And thou shalt make the settings of gold and two small chains of pure gold; of wreathen work shalt thou make them and fasten the wreathen chains to the settings. And in the same manner thou shalt make the pectoral of judgment with cunning work; after the work of the ephod thou shalt make it, of gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and of fine twined linen. It shall be square and double; a span shall be the length thereof, and a span shall be the breadth thereof. 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. And the fourth row a tarshish (or beryl) and an onyx and a jasper; they shall be set in gold in their inclosings. 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 39:6-14

And they wrought onyx stones inclosed in settings of gold, graven, as seals are graven, with the names of the sons of Israel. And he put them on the shoulders of the ephod that they should be stones for a memorial to the sons of Israel, as the LORD had commanded Moses. He also made the pectoral of cunning work, like the work of the ephod of gold, blue, purple, scarlet, and fine twined linen. read more.
It was square; they made the pectoral double; a span was the length thereof and a span the breadth thereof, being doubled. 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. 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.

Stones » Precious » In the crowns of kings

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.

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.

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

Revelation 21:19-20

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; 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 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.

Stones » Precious » 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.

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

Exodus 35:27

And the princes brought onyx stones and the stones to be set for the ephod and for the pectoral;