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13 Bible Verses about Precious

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Job 28:10

He cuts out rivers in the rocks; and his eye sees every precious thing.

Luke 7:2

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

1 Peter 2:4

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, rejected 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 Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, 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 them who are disobedient, the stone which the builders rejected, the same is made the head of the corner,

Psalm 72:14

He shall redeem their souls from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

Psalm 139:17

How precious also are your 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 are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.

Christ » Precious » Preeminence of

Hebrews 8:6

But now has he obtained a more excellent ministry, by how much also he is the mediator of a better covenant, which was established upon better promises.

Revelation 1:11

Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What you see, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamum, 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 of the earth: 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 chiefest among ten thousand.

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 them who are disobedient, the stone which the builders rejected, 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 the flock of his people: for they shall be as the jewels of a crown, lifted up as a banner over his land.

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, and in the wasteland of the 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 the flock of his people: for they shall be as the jewels of a crown, lifted up as a banner over his land.

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, and in the wasteland of the 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, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Savior Jesus Christ:

Fruits » Divided into » Precious

Deuteronomy 33:14

And with the precious fruits brought forth by the sun, and with the precious things put forth by the moon,

Gold » Described as » Precious

Ezra 8:27

Also twenty bowls of gold, worth a thousand darics; and two vessels of fine polished bronze, as precious as gold.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make a man more rare than fine gold; even a man more than the golden wedge of Ophir.

Man » Vanquished of the righteous » Precious

Redemption » Described as » Precious

Psalm 49:8

(For the redemption of their soul is precious, and it ceases forever:)

The righteous » Seed of death of » Precious

The scriptures » Described as » Precious

Psalm 19:10

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, 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 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.

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.

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.

2 Chronicles 9:9-10

And she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, and spices in great abundance, and precious stones: neither were there any such spices as the queen of Sheba gave king Solomon. And the servants also of Huram, and the servants of Solomon, who brought gold from Ophir, brought algum wood and precious stones.

Stones » Precious » In the breastplate and ephod

Exodus 28:9-21

And you shall take two onyx stones, and engrave on them the names of the children 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 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. read more.
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. And you shall make settings of gold; And two chains of pure gold at the ends; of braided work shall you make them, and fasten the braided chains to the settings. And you shall make the breastplate of judgment with skillful work; like the work of the ephod you shall make it; of gold, of blue, and of purple, and of scarlet, and of fine twined linen, shall you make it. Foursquare it shall be, and doubled; a span shall be the length of it, and a span shall be the breadth of it. 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. And the fourth row a beryl, and an onyx, and a jasper: they shall be set in gold settings . 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 39:6-14

And they worked onyx stones enclosed in settings of gold, engraved, as signets are engraved, with the names of the children of Israel. And he put them on the shoulders of the ephod, that they should be stones for a memorial to the children of Israel; as the LORD commanded Moses. And he made the breastplate of skillful work, like the work of the ephod; of gold, blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen. read more.
It was foursquare; they made the breastplate double: a span was the length of it, and a span the breadth of it, being doubled. 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. 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.

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 he brought also a great amount of 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 adorned with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald; 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.

Stones » Precious » Partial catalogue of

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.

Stones » Precious » 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.

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

Exodus 35:27

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