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Job 28:10

He cuts out tunnels in the rocks, and his eye sees every treasure.

Luke 7:2

Now a certain centurion's slave, who was esteemed by him, {was sick} [and] was about to die.

1 Peter 2:4

to whom you are drawing near, a living stone rejected by men but chosen [and] precious in the sight of God.

1 Peter 2:6

For it stands in scripture, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a chosen [and] precious cornerstone, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame."

1 Peter 2:7

Therefore the honor [is] for you who believe, but for those who refuse to believe, "The stone that the builders rejected, this one has become {the cornerstone},"

Psalm 72:14

From oppression and from violence he will redeem their lives, and their blood will be precious in his eyes.

Psalm 139:17

And to me, how precious are your thoughts, O God; how vast is their sum.

From Thematic Bible


Children » Precious » Esteemed highly

Psalm 127:4-5

Like arrows in [the] hand of a warrior, so [are] the children of [one's] youth. Blessed [is] the man who fills his quiver with them. They shall not be put to shame when they speak with enemies at the gate.

Christ » Precious » Preeminence of

Hebrews 8:6

But now he has attained a more excellent ministry, by as much as he is also mediator of a better covenant which has been enacted upon better promises.

Revelation 1:11

saying, "What you see, write in a book and send [it] to the seven churches: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea."

John 3:31

The one who comes from above is over all. The one who is from the earth is from the earth and speaks from the earth; the one who comes from heaven is over all.

Christ » Precious » The fairest among ten thousand

Song of Songs 5:10

My beloved [is] radiant and {ruddy}, distinguished {among} ten thousand.

Christ » Precious » The only foundation

Christ » Precious » Paul's estimate of

Christ » Precious » A jewel beyond compare

Matthew 13:46

And [when he] found one very valuable pearl, he went [and] sold everything that he possessed and purchased it.

Christ » Precious » Priceless to believers

1 Peter 2:7

Therefore the honor [is] for you who believe, but for those who refuse to believe, "The stone that the builders rejected, this one has become {the cornerstone},"

Christ » Precious » The only saviour

Church » For other leaders » Precious

Zechariah 9:16

And Yahweh their God will save them on that day, as the flock of his people; for [they are like] the stones of a diadem, glittering on his land.

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, and in a howling, desert wasteland; he {encircled him}, he cared for him, he protected him like the {apple} of his eye.

Church » Body of Christ » Precious

Zechariah 9:16

And Yahweh their God will save them on that day, as the flock of his people; for [they are like] the stones of a diadem, glittering on his land.

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land, and in a howling, desert wasteland; he {encircled him}, he cared for him, he protected him like the {apple} of his eye.

death » Of the righteous » Precious

Dying » Of the righteous » Precious

Faith » In Christ is » Precious

2 Peter 1:1

Simeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a faith equal in value to ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ.

Fruits » Divided into » Precious

Deuteronomy 33:14

and with [the] choice things of [the] fruits of the [the] sun, and with the choice things of [the] yield of [the] {seasons},

Gold » Described as » Precious

Ezra 8:27

twenty gold bowls worth one thousand darics, and two vessels of good polished bronze as precious as gold.

Isaiah 13:12

I will make humanity more rare than gold and humankind more than the gold of Ophir.

Man » Vanquished of the righteous » Precious

Redemption » Described as » Precious

Psalm 49:8

(since the redemption price for their life is costly and it always fails),

The righteous » Seed of death of » Precious

The scriptures » Described as » Precious

Psalm 19:10

more desirable than gold, even much fine gold; and sweeter than honey, even honey [in the] comb.

Stones » Precious » Exported from sheba

1 Kings 10:2

So she came to Jerusalem with very great wealth; [with] camels carrying spices, very much gold, and precious stones. She came to Solomon, and she spoke to him all that was on her heart.

Ezekiel 27:22

The traders of Sheba and Raamah [were] trading [with] you, with the finest of every spice and with every precious stone and gold; they exchanged [all these] for your merchandise.

1 Kings 10:10

Then she gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, abundant spices, and precious stones. Spices as these did not come again in such abundance [as that which] the queen of Sheba brought to King Solomon.

2 Chronicles 9:9-10

And she gave to the king one hundred and twenty talents of gold and a very great amount of spices and precious stones. And there were no spices such as those that the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon. Moreover the servants of Hiram 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 will take two onyx stones and engrave on them the names of the {Israelites}, [with] six of their names on the one stone and the remaining six on the second, according to their genealogies. [As the] work of a skilled stone craftsman, [with] seal engravings you will engrave on the two stones the names of the {Israelites}; you will make them mounted [in] gold filigree settings. read more.
And you will set the two stones on the ephod's shoulder pieces [as] stones of remembrance for the {Israelites}, and Aaron will bear their names before Yahweh on his two shoulder pieces for remembrance. "And you will make gold filigree settings. And you will make two braided chains of pure gold ornamental cord work, and you will put the chains of the ornamental cords on the filigree settings. And you will make a breast piece of judgment, a work of a skilled craftsman; you will make it like the work of the ephod; you will make it of gold, blue and purple and crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen. It will be squared, doubled, a span its length and a span its width. And you will fill it [with] stone mounting, four rows [of] stone, a row of carnelian, topaz, and emerald [is] the first row; and the second row [is] a malachite, a sapphire, and a moonstone; and the third row [is] a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; and the fourth row [is] a turquoise and an onyx and a jasper. Their settings will be woven [with] gold. The stones will be according to the names of the {Israelites}, twelve according to their names, [with] seal engravings, each according to its name they will be for [the] twelve tribes.

Exodus 39:6-14

And they made onyx stones mounted [in] gold filigree settings, engraved [with] seal engravings according to the names of the {Israelites}. And he set them on the ephod's shoulder pieces [as] stones of remembrance for the {Israelites}, as Yahweh had commanded Moses. And he made the breast piece, [the] work of a skilled craftsman, like [the] work of [the] ephod, [of] gold, blue, and purple and crimson [yarns], and finely twisted linen. read more.
It was squared; they made the breast piece doubled; its length [was] a span, and its width [was] a span [when] doubled. And they filled it [with] four rows of stone; a row of carnelian, topaz, and emerald [was] the first row; and the second row [was] a malachite, a sapphire, and a moonstone; and the third row [was] a jacinth, an agate, and an amethyst; and the fourth row [was] a turquoise, an onyx, and a jasper. [They were] set [with] gold filigree settings in their mountings. And the stones [were] according to the names of the {Israelites}; they [were] twelve according to their names, [with] seal engravings, each according to its name for [the] twelve tribes.

Stones » Precious » In the crowns of kings

2 Samuel 12:30

He took the crown of their king from his head. (Now its weight [was] a talent of gold, and there [was] a precious stone [in it] and it [was] put on David's head.) He brought out the plunder of the city {in great abundance}.

1 Chronicles 20:2

And David took the crown of their king from his head and found it to weigh a talent of gold. And in it [was] a precious stone. Then it was [placed] upon the head of David. And he brought out the booty of the city, a large amount.

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 are adorned with every kind of precious stone: the first foundation jasper, the second sapphire, the third chalcedony, the fourth emerald, the fifth sardonyx, the sixth carnelian, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, the twelfth amethyst.

Stones » Precious » Partial catalogue of

Ezekiel 28:13

You were in Eden, the garden of God, and every precious stone [was] your adornment: carnelian, topaz and moonstone, turquoise, onyx and jasper, sapphire, malachite and emerald. And gold [was] the craftsmanship of your settings and your mountings in you; on the day when you were created they were prepared.

Stones » Precious » Ophir

1 Kings 10:11

Moreover, the fleet of ships of Hiram which carried the gold from Ophir [also] brought from Ophir abundant amounts of almug wood and precious stones.

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

Exodus 35:27

And the leaders brought the onyx stones and stones for mountings for the ephod and for the breast piece