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Job 28:1-4

Surely there is a mine for silver
and a place where gold is refined. Iron is taken from the ground,
and copper is smelted from ore. A miner puts an end to the darkness;
he probes the deepest recesses
for ore in the gloomy darkness.read more.
He cuts a shaft far from human habitation,
in places unknown to those who walk above ground.
Suspended far away from people,
the miners swing back and forth.

1 Kings 10:22

for the king had ships of Tarshish at sea with Hiram’s fleet, and once every three years the ships of Tarshish would arrive bearing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:20

All of King Solomon’s drinking cups were gold, and all the utensils of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. There was no silver, since it was considered as nothing in Solomon’s time,

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish,
and gold from Uphaz
from the hands of a goldsmith,
the work of a craftsman.
Their clothing is blue and purple,
all the work of skilled artisans.

Ezekiel 27:12

“Tarshish was your trading partner because of your great wealth of every kind. They exchanged silver, iron, tin, and lead for your merchandise.

Revelation 18:11-12

The merchants of the earth will also weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their merchandise any longer— merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls; fine fabrics of linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; all kinds of fragrant wood products; objects of ivory; objects of expensive wood, brass, iron, and marble;

Proverbs 27:21

A crucible for silver, and a smelter for gold,
and a man for the words of his praise.

Ezekiel 22:20-22

Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to blow fire on them and melt them, so I will gather you in My anger and wrath, put you inside, and melt you. Yes, I will gather you together and blow on you with the fire of My fury, and you will be melted within the city. As silver is melted inside a furnace, so you will be melted inside the city. Then you will know that I, Yahweh, have poured out My wrath on you.”

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

Malachi 3:3

He will be like a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the Lord in righteousness.

Proverbs 25:4

Remove impurities from silver,
and a vessel will be produced for a silversmith.

2 Chronicles 2:7

Therefore, send me a craftsman who is skilled in engraving to work with gold, silver, bronze, and iron, and with purple, crimson, and blue yarn. He will work with the craftsmen who are with me in Judah and Jerusalem, appointed by my father David.

Acts 19:24

For a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal of business for the craftsmen.

Genesis 24:35

“The Lord has greatly blessed my master, and he has become rich. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female slaves, and camels and donkeys.

Numbers 22:18

But Balaam responded to the servants of Balak, “If Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go against the command of the Lord my God to do anything small or great.

Deuteronomy 8:13

and your herds and flocks grow large, and your silver and gold multiply, and everything else you have increases,

Deuteronomy 17:17

He must not acquire many wives for himself so that his heart won’t go astray. He must not acquire very large amounts of silver and gold for himself.

Joshua 22:8

he said, “Return to your homes with great wealth: a huge number of cattle, and silver, gold, bronze, iron, and a large quantity of clothing. Share the spoil of your enemies with your brothers.”

2 Chronicles 32:27

Hezekiah had abundant riches and glory, and he made himself treasuries for silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields, and every desirable item.

Job 3:13-15

Now I would certainly be lying down in peace;
I would be asleep.
Then I would be at rest with the kings and counselors of the earth,
who rebuilt ruined cities for themselves, or with princes who had gold,
who filled their houses with silver.

Job 27:16

Though he piles up silver like dust
and heaps up a wardrobe like clay—

Psalm 105:37

Then He brought Israel out with silver and gold,
and no one among His tribes stumbled.

Isaiah 2:7

Their land is full of silver and gold,
and there is no limit to their treasures;
their land is full of horses,
and there is no limit to their chariots.

Isaiah 60:17

I will bring gold instead of bronze;
I will bring silver instead of iron,
bronze instead of wood,
and iron instead of stones.
I will appoint peace as your guard
and righteousness as your ruler.

Ezekiel 16:13

So you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was made of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained royalty.

Ezekiel 28:4

By your wisdom and understanding
you have acquired wealth for yourself.
You have acquired gold and silver
for your treasuries.

Daniel 11:43

He will get control over the hidden treasures of gold and silver and over all the riches of Egypt. The Libyans and Cushites will also be in submission.

Hosea 2:8

She does not recognize
that it is I who gave her the grain,
the new wine, and the oil.
I lavished silver and gold on her,
which they used for Baal.

Zechariah 9:3

Tyre has built herself a fortress;
she has heaped up silver like dust
and gold like the dirt of the streets.

Zechariah 14:14

Judah will also fight at Jerusalem, and the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be collected: gold, silver, and clothing in great abundance.

Exodus 25:1-3

The Lord spoke to Moses: “Tell the Israelites to take an offering for Me. You are to take My offering from everyone who is willing to give. This is the offering you are to receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze;

Exodus 35:5

Take up an offering among you for the Lord. Let everyone whose heart is willing bring this as the Lord’s offering: gold, silver, and bronze;

Numbers 7:84-85

This was the dedication gift from the leaders of Israel for the altar when it was anointed: 12 silver dishes, 12 silver basins, and 12 gold bowls. Each silver dish weighed 3¼ pounds, and each basin 1¾ pounds. The total weight of the silver articles was 60 pounds measured by the standard sanctuary shekel.

2 Samuel 8:11

King David also dedicated these to the Lord, along with the silver and gold he had dedicated from all the nations he had subdued—

1 Chronicles 18:11

King David also dedicated these to the Lord, along with the silver and gold he had carried off from all the nations—from Edom, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, and the Amalekites.

1 Chronicles 29:7

For the service of God’s house they gave 185 tons of gold and 10,000 gold coins, 375 tons of silver, 675 tons of bronze, and 4,000 tons of iron.

Ezra 1:1-11

In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, the word of the Lord spoken through Jeremiah was fulfilled. The Lord put it into the mind of King Cyrus to issue a proclamation throughout his entire kingdom and to put it in writing: This is what King Cyrus of Persia says: “The Lord, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth and has appointed me to build Him a house at Jerusalem in Judah. Whoever is among His people, may his God be with him, and may he go to Jerusalem in Judah and build the house of the Lord, the God of Israel, the God who is in Jerusalem. read more.
Let every survivor, wherever he lives, be assisted by the men of that region with silver, gold, goods, and livestock, along with a freewill offering for the house of God in Jerusalem.” So the family leaders of Judah and Benjamin, along with the priests and Levites—everyone God had motivated—prepared to go up and rebuild the Lord’s house in Jerusalem. All their neighbors supported them with silver articles, gold, goods, livestock, and valuables, in addition to all that was given as a freewill offering. King Cyrus also brought out the articles of the Lord’s house that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from Jerusalem and had placed in the house of his gods. King Cyrus of Persia had them brought out under the supervision of Mithredath the treasurer, who counted them out to Sheshbazzar the prince of Judah. This was the inventory:30 gold basins, 1,000 silver basins,
29 silver knives, 10 30 gold bowls,
410 various silver bowls, and 1,000 other articles. The gold and silver articles totaled 5,400. Sheshbazzar brought all of them when the exiles went up from Babylon to Jerusalem.

Ezra 2:68-69

After they arrived at the Lord’s house in Jerusalem, some of the family leaders gave freewill offerings for the house of God in order to have it rebuilt on its original site. Based on what they could give, they gave 61,000 gold coins, 6,250 pounds of silver, and 100 priestly garments to the treasury for the project.

Ezra 7:13-16

I issue a decree that any of the Israelites in my kingdom, including their priests and Levites, who want to go to Jerusalem, may go with you. You are sent by the king and his seven counselors to evaluate Judah and Jerusalem according to the law of your God, which is in your possession. You are also to bring the silver and gold the king and his counselors have willingly given to the God of Israel, whose dwelling is in Jerusalem,read more.
and all the silver and gold you receive throughout the province of Babylon, together with the freewill offerings given by the people and the priests to the house of their God in Jerusalem.

Ezra 8:24-30

I selected 12 of the leading priests, along with Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and 10 of their brothers. I weighed out to them the silver, the gold, and the articles—the contribution for the house of our God that the king, his counselors, his leaders, and all the Israelites who were present had offered. I weighed out to them 24 tons of silver, silver articles weighing 7,500 pounds, 7,500 pounds of gold, read more.
20 gold bowls worth 1,000 gold coins, and two articles of fine gleaming bronze, as valuable as gold. Then I said to them, “You are holy to the Lord, and the articles are holy. The silver and gold are a freewill offering to the Lord God of your fathers. Guard them carefully until you weigh them out in the chambers of the Lord’s house before the leading priests, Levites, and heads of the Israelite families in Jerusalem.” So the priests and Levites took charge of the silver, the gold, and the articles that had been weighed out, to bring them to the house of our God in Jerusalem.

Nehemiah 7:71-72

Some of the family leaders gave 20,000 gold coins and 2,200 silver minas to the treasury for the project. The rest of the people gave 20,000 gold coins, 2,000 silver minas, and 67 priestly garments.

Exodus 38:17

The bases for the posts were bronze; the hooks and bands of the posts were silver; and the plating for the tops of the posts was silver. All the posts of the courtyard were banded with silver.

Exodus 26:18-25

Make the planks for the tabernacle as follows: 20 planks for the south side, and make 40 silver bases under the 20 planks, two bases under the first plank for its two tenons, and two bases under the next plank for its two tenons; 20 planks for the second side of the tabernacle, the north side, read more.
along with their 40 silver bases, two bases under the first plank and two bases under each plank; and make six planks for the west side of the tabernacle. Make two additional planks for the two back corners of the tabernacle. They are to be paired at the bottom, and joined together at the top in a single ring. So it should be for both of them; they will serve as the two corners. There are to be eight planks with their silver bases: 16 bases; two bases under the first plank and two bases under each plank.

Exodus 36:23-30

He made planks for the tabernacle as follows: 20 for the south side, and he made 40 silver bases to put under the 20 planks, two bases under the first plank for its two tenons, and two bases under each of the following planks for their two tenons; for the second side of the tabernacle, the north side, he made 20 planks, read more.
with their 40 silver bases, two bases under the first plank and two bases under each of the following ones; and for the west side of the tabernacle he made six planks. He also made two additional planks for the two back corners of the tabernacle. They were paired at the bottom and joined together at the top in a single ring. This is what he did with both of them for the two corners. So there were eight planks with their 16 silver bases, two bases under each one.

Exodus 26:31-32

“You are to make a veil of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen with a design of cherubim worked into it. Hang it on four gold-plated posts of acacia wood that have gold hooks and that stand on four silver bases.

Exodus 36:35-36

Then he made the veil with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen. He made it with a design of cherubim worked into it. He made four posts of acacia wood for it and overlaid them with gold; their hooks were of gold. And he cast four silver bases for the posts.

Exodus 27:9-11

“You are to make the courtyard for the tabernacle. Make the hangings on the south of the courtyard out of finely spun linen, 150 feet long on that side. There are to be 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts must be silver. Then make the hangings on the north side 150 feet long. There are to be 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts must be silver.

Exodus 38:9-12

Then he made the courtyard. The hangings on the south side of the courtyard were of finely spun linen, 150 feet in length, including their 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts were silver. The hangings on the north side were also 150 feet in length, including their 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts were silver. read more.
The hangings on the west side were 75 feet in length, including their 10 posts and 10 bases. The hooks and bands of the posts were silver.

Exodus 27:17

“All the posts around the courtyard are to be banded with silver and have silver hooks and bronze bases.

Exodus 38:18-19

The screen for the gate of the courtyard was embroidered with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen. It was 30 feet long, and like the hangings of the courtyard, 7½ feet high. It had four posts, including their four bronze bases. Their hooks were silver, and the bands as well as the plating of their tops were silver.

Numbers 10:2

“Make two trumpets of hammered silver to summon the community and have the camps set out.

1 Chronicles 22:14

“Notice I have taken great pains to provide for the house of the Lord—3,775 tons of gold, 37,750 tons of silver, and bronze and iron that can’t be weighed because there is so much of it. I have also provided timber and stone, but you will need to add more to them.

1 Kings 7:51

So all the work King Solomon did in the Lord’s temple was completed. Then Solomon brought in the consecrated things of his father David—the silver, the gold, and the utensils—and put them in the treasuries of the Lord’s temple.

2 Chronicles 5:1

So all the work Solomon did for the Lord’s temple was completed. Then Solomon brought the consecrated things of his father David—the silver, the gold, and all the utensils—and put them in the treasuries of God’s temple.

1 Kings 15:15

He brought his father’s consecrated gifts and his own consecrated gifts into the Lord’s temple: silver, gold, and utensils.

2 Chronicles 15:18

He brought his father’s consecrated gifts and his own consecrated gifts into God’s temple: silver, gold, and utensils.

2 Kings 25:15

The commander of the guards took away the firepans and the sprinkling basins—whatever was gold or silver.

Jeremiah 52:19

The commander of the guards took away the bowls, firepans, sprinkling basins, pots, lampstands, pans, and drink offering bowls—whatever was gold or silver.

1 Chronicles 28:14-17

the weight of gold for all the articles for every kind of service; the weight of all the silver articles for every kind of service; the weight of the gold lampstands and their gold lamps, including the weight of each lampstand and its lamps; the weight of each silver lampstand and its lamps, according to the service of each lampstand; the weight of gold for each table for the rows of the bread of the Presence and the silver for the silver tables; read more.
the pure gold for the forks, sprinkling basins, and pitchers; the weight of each gold dish; the weight of each silver bowl;

1 Chronicles 29:2-5

So to the best of my ability I’ve made provision for the house of my God: gold for the gold articles, silver for the silver, bronze for the bronze, iron for the iron, and wood for the wood, as well as onyx, stones for mounting, antimony, stones of various colors, all kinds of precious stones, and a great quantity of marble. Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I’ve provided for the holy house: 100 tons of gold (gold of Ophir) and 250 tons of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the buildings, read more.
the gold for the gold work and the silver for the silver, for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now who will volunteer to consecrate himself to the Lord today?”

2 Chronicles 24:14

When they finished, they presented the rest of the money to the king and Jehoiada, who made articles for the Lord’s temple with it—articles for ministry and for making burnt offerings, and ladles and articles of gold and silver. They regularly offered burnt offerings in the Lord’s temple throughout Jehoiada’s life.

Daniel 5:2

Under the influence of the wine, Belshazzar gave orders to bring in the gold and silver vessels that his predecessor Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, wives, and concubines could drink from them.

1 Kings 10:27

The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

2 Chronicles 1:15

The king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

2 Chronicles 9:27

The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

1 Kings 10:21

All of King Solomon’s drinking cups were gold, and all the utensils of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. There was no silver, since it was considered as nothing in Solomon’s time,

Genesis 37:28

When Midianite traders passed by, his brothers pulled Joseph out of the pit and sold him for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took Joseph to Egypt.

Genesis 20:16

And he said to Sarah, “Look, I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver. It is a verification of your honor to all who are with you. You are fully vindicated.”

Genesis 23:15-16

“My lord, listen to me. Land worth 400 shekels of silver—what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.” Abraham agreed with Ephron, and Abraham weighed out to Ephron the silver that he had agreed to in the presence of the Hittites: 400 shekels of silver at the current commercial rate.

Genesis 33:19

He purchased a section of the field where he had pitched his tent from the sons of Hamor, Shechem’s father, for 100 qesitahs.

Genesis 42:35

As they began emptying their sacks, there in each man’s sack was his bag of money! When they and their father saw their bags of money, they were afraid.

Exodus 21:32

If the ox gores a male or female slave, he must give 30 shekels of silver to the slave’s master, and the ox must be stoned.

Exodus 38:25

The silver from those of the community who were registered was 7,544 pounds, according to the sanctuary shekel—

Leviticus 5:15

“If someone offends by sinning unintentionally in regard to any of the Lord’s holy things, he must bring his restitution offering to the Lord: an unblemished ram from the flock (based on your assessment of its value in silver shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel) as a restitution offering.

Leviticus 27:6

If the person is from one month to five years old, your assessment for a male is five silver shekels, and for a female your assessment is three shekels of silver.

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Commerce » Articles of » Silver

1 Kings 10:22

for the king had ships of Tarshish at sea with Hiram’s fleet, and once every three years the ships of Tarshish would arrive bearing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:21

for the king’s ships kept going to Tarshish with Hiram’s servants, and once every three years the ships of Tarshish would arrive bearing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls; fine fabrics of linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; all kinds of fragrant wood products; objects of ivory; objects of expensive wood, brass, iron, and marble;

Idol » Made of » Silver

Isaiah 2:20

On that day people will throw
their silver and gold idols,
which they made to worship,
to the moles and the bats.

Isaiah 30:22

Then you will defile your silver-plated idols and your gold-plated images. You will throw them away like menstrual cloths, and call them filth.

Isaiah 31:7

For on that day, every one of you will reject the silver and gold idols that your own hands have sinfully made.

Hosea 8:4

They have installed kings,
but not through Me.
They have appointed leaders,
but without My approval.
They make their silver and gold
into idols for themselves
for their own destruction.

Metals » Mentioned in scripture » Silver

Genesis 44:2

Put my cup, the silver one, at the top of the youngest one’s bag, along with his grain money.” So he did as Joseph told him.

Pillars » Made of » Silver

Song of Songs 3:10

He made its posts of silver,
its back of gold,
and its seat of purple.
Its interior is inlaid with love
by the young women of Jerusalem.

Silver » Symbolical

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

Daniel 2:32

The head of the statue was pure gold, its chest and arms were silver, its stomach and thighs were bronze,

Ezekiel 22:18

“Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to Me. All of them are copper, tin, iron, and lead inside the furnace; they are the dross of silver.

Silver » Vessels of

1 Kings 10:25

Every man would bring his annual tribute: items of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, and horses and mules.

Numbers 7:84

This was the dedication gift from the leaders of Israel for the altar when it was anointed: 12 silver dishes, 12 silver basins, and 12 gold bowls.

Ezra 1:6

All their neighbors supported them with silver articles, gold, goods, livestock, and valuables, in addition to all that was given as a freewill offering.

Daniel 5:2

Under the influence of the wine, Belshazzar gave orders to bring in the gold and silver vessels that his predecessor Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, wives, and concubines could drink from them.

Genesis 44:2

Put my cup, the silver one, at the top of the youngest one’s bag, along with his grain money.” So he did as Joseph told him.

Silver » Made into » Sockets for the boards of the tabernacle

Exodus 36:36

He made four posts of acacia wood for it and overlaid them with gold; their hooks were of gold. And he cast four silver bases for the posts.

Exodus 26:19

and make 40 silver bases under the 20 planks, two bases under the first plank for its two tenons, and two bases under the next plank for its two tenons;

Exodus 26:25

There are to be eight planks with their silver bases: 16 bases; two bases under the first plank and two bases under each plank.

Exodus 36:24

and he made 40 silver bases to put under the 20 planks, two bases under the first plank for its two tenons, and two bases under each of the following planks for their two tenons;

Exodus 36:26

with their 40 silver bases, two bases under the first plank and two bases under each of the following ones;

More verses: Exodus 36:30

Silver » For ornamentation of, and in the manufacture of, the utensils for the tabernacle

Numbers 7:13

His offering was one silver dish weighing 3¼ pounds and one silver basin weighing 1¾ pounds, measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:19

As his offering, he presented one silver dish weighing 3¼ pounds and one silver basin weighing 1¾ pounds, measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:25

His offering was one silver dish weighing 3¼ pounds and one silver basin weighing 1¾ pounds, measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:31

His offering was one silver dish weighing 3¼ pounds and one silver basin weighing 1¾ pounds, measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:37

His offering was one silver dish weighing 3¼ pounds and one silver basin weighing 1¾ pounds, measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Silver » Used for money

Acts 19:19

while many of those who had practiced magic collected their books and burned them in front of everyone. So they calculated their value and found it to be 50,000 pieces of silver.

Matthew 10:9

Don’t take along gold, silver, or copper for your money-belts.

Mark 14:11

And when they heard this, they were glad and promised to give him silver. So he started looking for a good opportunity to betray Him.

Matthew 26:15

and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand Him over to you?” So they weighed out 30 pieces of silver for him.

Silver » Very abundant in the reign of solomon

1 Kings 10:27

The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

1 Kings 10:21-22

All of King Solomon's drinking cups were gold, and all the utensils of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. There was no silver, since it was considered as nothing in Solomon's time, for the king had ships of Tarshish at sea with Hiram's fleet, and once every three years the ships of Tarshish would arrive bearing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:20-21

All of King Solomon's drinking cups were gold, and all the utensils of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were pure gold. There was no silver, since it was considered as nothing in Solomon's time, for the king's ships kept going to Tarshish with Hiram's servants, and once every three years the ships of Tarshish would arrive bearing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:27

The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

Silver » General references to

Exodus 38:19

It had four posts, including their four bronze bases. Their hooks were silver, and the bands as well as the plating of their tops were silver.

Exodus 36:24

and he made 40 silver bases to put under the 20 planks, two bases under the first plank for its two tenons, and two bases under each of the following planks for their two tenons;

Exodus 35:24

Everyone making an offering of silver or bronze brought it as a contribution to the Lord. Everyone who possessed acacia wood useful for any task in the work brought it.

Exodus 25:3

This is the offering you are to receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze;

Exodus 27:11

Then make the hangings on the north side 150 feet long. There are to be 20 posts and 20 bronze bases. The hooks and bands of the posts must be silver.

Silver » Refining of

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

Malachi 3:3

He will be like a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the Lord in righteousness.

Proverbs 25:4

Remove impurities from silver,
and a vessel will be produced for a silversmith.

Silver » The price of Christ's betrayal

Acts 1:18

Now this man acquired a field with his unrighteous wages. He fell headfirst and burst open in the middle, and all his insides spilled out.

Matthew 26:15

and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand Him over to you?” So they weighed out 30 pieces of silver for him.

Matthew 27:3

Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was full of remorse and returned the 30 pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders.

Zechariah 11:12

Then I said to them, “If it seems right to you, give me my wages; but if not, keep them.” So they weighed my wages, 30 pieces of silver.

Silver » Given by david and his subjects for making the temple

1 Chronicles 29:2

So to the best of my ability I’ve made provision for the house of my God: gold for the gold articles, silver for the silver, bronze for the bronze, iron for the iron, and wood for the wood, as well as onyx, stones for mounting, antimony, stones of various colors, all kinds of precious stones, and a great quantity of marble.

1 Chronicles 28:14

the weight of gold for all the articles for every kind of service; the weight of all the silver articles for every kind of service;

1 Chronicles 29:6-9

Then the leaders of the households, the leaders of the tribes of Israel, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king's work gave willingly. For the service of God's house they gave 185 tons of gold and 10,000 gold drachmas,; 10,000 darics weighed about 185 pounds. 375 tons of silver, 675 tons of bronze, and 4,000 tons of iron. Whoever had [precious] stones gave them to the treasury of the Lord's house under the care of Jehiel the Gershonite. read more.
Then the people rejoiced because of their leaders' willingness to give, for they had given to the Lord with a whole heart. King David also rejoiced greatly.

Silver » Abundance of

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I also amassed silver and gold for myself, and the treasure of kings and provinces. I gathered male and female singers for myself, and many concubines, the delights of men.

1 Kings 10:27

The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

1 Chronicles 22:14

“Notice I have taken great pains to provide for the house of the Lord—3,775 tons of gold, 37,750 tons of silver, and bronze and iron that can’t be weighed because there is so much of it. I have also provided timber and stone, but you will need to add more to them.

2 Chronicles 1:15

The king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stones, and he made cedar as abundant as sycamore in the Judean foothills.

Isaiah 2:7

Their land is full of silver and gold,
and there is no limit to their treasures;
their land is full of horses,
and there is no limit to their chariots.

More verses: 1 Chronicles 29:2-7

Silver » Wisdom to be esteemed more than

Job 28:15

Gold cannot be exchanged for it,
and silver cannot be weighed out for its price.

Proverbs 3:14

for she is more profitable than silver,
and her revenue is better than gold.

Proverbs 8:10

Accept my instruction instead of silver,
and knowledge rather than pure gold.

Silver » Used as money

Judges 17:2

He said to his mother, “The 1,100 pieces of silver taken from you, and that I heard you utter a curse about—here, I have the silver with me. I took it. So now I return it to you.”Then his mother said, “My son, you are blessed by the Lord!”

2 Kings 5:22

Gehazi said, “It’s all right. My master has sent me to say, ‘I have just now discovered that two young men from the sons of the prophets have come to me from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them 75 pounds of silver and two changes of clothes.’”

Genesis 20:16

And he said to Sarah, “Look, I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver. It is a verification of your honor to all who are with you. You are fully vindicated.”

Genesis 23:15

“My lord, listen to me. Land worth 400 shekels of silver—what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”

Silver » Of the temple

Daniel 5:2

Under the influence of the wine, Belshazzar gave orders to bring in the gold and silver vessels that his predecessor Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem, so that the king and his nobles, wives, and concubines could drink from them.

1 Chronicles 28:14

the weight of gold for all the articles for every kind of service; the weight of all the silver articles for every kind of service;

1 Chronicles 29:2-5

So to the best of my ability I've made provision for the house of my God: gold for the gold [articles], silver for the silver, bronze for the bronze, iron for the iron, and wood for the wood, as well as onyx, [stones for] mounting, antimony, stones of various colors, all kinds of precious stones, and a great quantity of marble. Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I've provided for the holy house: 100 tons of gold (gold of Ophir) and 250 tons of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the buildings, read more.
the gold for the gold [work] and the silver for the silver, for all the work to be done by the craftsmen. Now, who will volunteer to consecrate himself to the Lord today?"

Ezra 5:14

He also took from the temple in Babylon the gold and silver articles of God’s house that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple in Jerusalem and carried them to the temple in Babylon. He released them from the temple in Babylon to a man named Sheshbazzar, the governor by the appointment of King Cyrus.

Ezra 6:5

The gold and silver articles of God’s house that Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple in Jerusalem and carried to Babylon must also be returned. They are to be brought to the temple in Jerusalem where they belong and put into the house of God.

More verses: Ezra 8:26

Silver » Used as money from the earliest age

1 Kings 16:24

then he bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for 150 pounds of silver, and he built up the hill. He named the city he built Samaria based on the name Shemer, the owner of the hill.

Genesis 37:28

When Midianite traders passed by, his brothers pulled Joseph out of the pit and sold him for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took Joseph to Egypt.

Genesis 23:15

“My lord, listen to me. Land worth 400 shekels of silver—what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”

Silver » Taken in war often consecrated to God

Joshua 6:19

For all the silver and gold, and the articles of bronze and iron, are dedicated to the Lord and must go into the Lord’s treasury.”

2 Samuel 8:11

King David also dedicated these to the Lord, along with the silver and gold he had dedicated from all the nations he had subdued

1 Kings 15:15

He brought his father’s consecrated gifts and his own consecrated gifts into the Lord’s temple: silver, gold, and utensils.

Silver » Often given as presents

1 Kings 10:25

Every man would bring his annual tribute: items of silver and gold, clothing, weapons, spices, and horses and mules.

2 Kings 5:5

Therefore, the king of Aram said, “Go and I will send a letter with you to the king of Israel.”So he went and took with him 750 pounds of silver, 150 pounds of gold, and 10 changes of clothes.

2 Kings 5:23

But Naaman insisted, “Please, accept 150 pounds.” He urged Gehazi and then packed 150 pounds of silver in two bags with two changes of clothes. Naaman gave them to two of his young men who carried them ahead of Gehazi.

Silver » Made into » Idols

Isaiah 2:20

On that day people will throw
their silver and gold idols,
which they made to worship,
to the moles and the bats.

Psalm 115:4

Their idols are silver and gold,
made by human hands.

Isaiah 30:22

Then you will defile your silver-plated idols and your gold-plated images. You will throw them away like menstrual cloths, and call them filth.

Silver » Tribute often paid in

2 Chronicles 17:11

Some of the Philistines also brought gifts and silver as tribute to Jehoshaphat, and the Arabs brought him flocks: 7,700 rams and 7,700 male goats.

Nehemiah 5:15

The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn’t do this, because of the fear of God.

Silver » Made into » Dishes

Numbers 7:13

His offering was one silver dish weighing 3¼ pounds and one silver basin weighing 1¾ pounds, measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:84-85

This was the dedication gift from the leaders of Israel for the altar when it was anointed: 12 silver dishes, 12 silver basins, and 12 gold bowls. Each silver dish [weighed] three and a quarter pounds, and each basin one and three-quarter pounds. The total [weight] of the silver articles was 60 pounds [measured] by the standard sanctuary shekel.

Silver » Purified by fire

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

Silver » Described as » Fusible

Ezekiel 22:20

Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to blow fire on them and melt them, so I will gather you in My anger and wrath, put you inside, and melt you.

Ezekiel 22:22

As silver is melted inside a furnace, so you will be melted inside the city. Then you will know that I, Yahweh, have poured out My wrath on you.”

Silver » Idols

Hosea 13:2

Now they continue to sin
and make themselves a cast image,
idols skillfully made from their silver,
all of them the work of craftsmen.
People say about them,
“Let the men who sacrifice kiss the calves.”

Exodus 20:23

You must not make gods of silver to rival Me; you must not make gods of gold for yourselves.

Isaiah 30:22

Then you will defile your silver-plated idols and your gold-plated images. You will throw them away like menstrual cloths, and call them filth.

Silver » Tarshish carried on extensive commerce in

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish,
and gold from Uphaz
from the hands of a goldsmith,
the work of a craftsman.
Their clothing is blue and purple,
all the work of skilled artisans.

Ezekiel 27:12

“Tarshish was your trading partner because of your great wealth of every kind. They exchanged silver, iron, tin, and lead for your merchandise.

Silver » Illustrative » Of saints purified by affliction

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

Silver » The patriarchs rich in

Genesis 24:35

“The Lord has greatly blessed my master, and he has become rich. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female slaves, and camels and donkeys.

Silver » Illustrative » (dross of,) of the wicked

Ezekiel 22:18

“Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to Me. All of them are copper, tin, iron, and lead inside the furnace; they are the dross of silver.

Silver » Made into » Ornaments and hooks for the pillars of the tabernacle

Exodus 38:19

It had four posts, including their four bronze bases. Their hooks were silver, and the bands as well as the plating of their tops were silver.

Exodus 27:17

“All the posts around the courtyard are to be banded with silver and have silver hooks and bronze bases.

Silver » Made into » Bowls

Numbers 7:13

His offering was one silver dish weighing 3¼ pounds and one silver basin weighing 1¾ pounds, measured by the standard sanctuary shekel, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:84

This was the dedication gift from the leaders of Israel for the altar when it was anointed: 12 silver dishes, 12 silver basins, and 12 gold bowls.

Silver » Given by the israelite for making the tabernacle

Exodus 35:24

Everyone making an offering of silver or bronze brought it as a contribution to the Lord. Everyone who possessed acacia wood useful for any task in the work brought it.

Exodus 25:3

This is the offering you are to receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze;

Silver » Illustrative » Of the medo-persian kingdom

Daniel 2:32

The head of the statue was pure gold, its chest and arms were silver, its stomach and thighs were bronze,

Daniel 2:39

“After you, there will arise another kingdom, inferior to yours, and then another, a third kingdom, of bronze, which will rule the whole earth.

Silver » Made into » Vessels

2 Samuel 8:10

he sent his son Joram to King David to greet him and to congratulate him because David had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him, for Toi and Hadadezer had fought many wars. Joram had items of silver, gold, and bronze with him.

Ezra 6:5

The gold and silver articles of God’s house that Nebuchadnezzar took from the temple in Jerusalem and carried to Babylon must also be returned. They are to be brought to the temple in Jerusalem where they belong and put into the house of God.

Silver » Made into » Candlesticks

1 Chronicles 28:15

the weight of the gold lampstands and their gold lamps, including the weight of each lampstand and its lamps; the weight of each silver lampstand and its lamps, according to the service of each lampstand;

Silver » Made into » Tables

1 Chronicles 28:16

the weight of gold for each table for the rows of the bread of the Presence and the silver for the silver tables;

Silver » Workers

Acts 19:24

For a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal of business for the craftsmen.

2 Chronicles 2:14

He is the son of a woman from the daughters of Dan. His father is a man of Tyre. He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, with purple, blue, crimson yarn, and fine linen. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and to execute any design that may be given him. I have sent him to be with your craftsmen and the craftsmen of my lord, your father David.

Silver » Purified, called » Refined silver

1 Chronicles 29:4

100 tons of gold (gold of Ophir) and 250 tons of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the buildings,

Silver » Made into » Wires (alluded to)

Ecclesiastes 12:6

before the silver cord is snapped,
and the gold bowl is broken,
and the jar is shattered at the spring,
and the wheel is broken into the well;

Silver » Taken in war purified by fire

Numbers 31:22-23

Only the gold, silver, bronze, iron, tin, and lead- everything that can withstand fire-put through fire, and it will be clean. It must still be purified with the purification water. Anything that cannot withstand fire, put through the water.

Silver » Illustrative » Of the tongue of the just

Proverbs 10:20

The tongue of the righteous is pure silver;
the heart of the wicked is of little value.

Silver » Illustrative » Of good rulers

Isaiah 1:22-23

Your silver has become dross, your beer is diluted with water. Your rulers are rebels, friends of thieves. They all love graft and chase after bribes. They do not defend the rights of the fatherless, and the widow's case never comes before them."

Silver » Described as » White and shining

Psalm 68:13-14

While you lie among the sheepfolds, the wings of a dove are covered with silver, and its feathers with glistening gold. When the Almighty scattered kings in the land, it snowed on Zalmon.

Silver » Dross from

Proverbs 25:4

Remove impurities from silver,
and a vessel will be produced for a silversmith.

Silver » Purified, called » Choice silver

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than solid gold,
and my harvest than pure silver.

Silver » Illustrative » (reprobate,) of the wicked

Silver » Described as » Malleable

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish,
and gold from Uphaz
from the hands of a goldsmith,
the work of a craftsman.
Their clothing is blue and purple,
all the work of skilled artisans.

Silver » Made into » Thin plates

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish,
and gold from Uphaz
from the hands of a goldsmith,
the work of a craftsman.
Their clothing is blue and purple,
all the work of skilled artisans.

Silver » Generally found in an impure state

Proverbs 25:4

Remove impurities from silver,
and a vessel will be produced for a silversmith.

Silver » Illustrative » (labor of seeking for,) of diligence required for attaining knowledge

Silver » Made into » Chains

Isaiah 40:19

To an idol?—something that a smelter casts,
and a metalworker plates with gold
and makes silver welds for it?

Silver » Made into » Cups

Genesis 44:2

Put my cup, the silver one, at the top of the youngest one’s bag, along with his grain money.” So he did as Joseph told him.

Silver » Comparative value of

Isaiah 60:17

I will bring gold instead of bronze;
I will bring silver instead of iron,
bronze instead of wood,
and iron instead of stones.
I will appoint peace as your guard
and righteousness as your ruler.

Silver » Made into » Ornaments for the person

Exodus 3:22

Each woman will ask her neighbor and any woman staying in her house for silver and gold jewelry, and clothing, and you will put them on your sons and daughters. So you will plunder the Egyptians.”

Silver » Illustrative » Of the words of the lord

Silver » Made into » Beds or couches

Esther 1:6

White and violet linen hangings were fastened with fine white and purple linen cords to silver rods on marble columns. Gold and silver couches were arranged on a mosaic pavement of red feldspar, marble, mother-of-pearl, and precious stones.

Silver » The working in, a trade

Acts 19:24

For a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal of business for the craftsmen.

Silver » From tarshish

Ezekiel 27:12

“Tarshish was your trading partner because of your great wealth of every kind. They exchanged silver, iron, tin, and lead for your merchandise.

Silver » Chains

Isaiah 40:19

To an idol?—something that a smelter casts,
and a metalworker plates with gold
and makes silver welds for it?

Silver » Jewels

Song of Songs 1:11

We will make gold jewelry for you,
accented with silver.

Silver » Baskets (rv), or filigree (margin, rv)

Proverbs 25:11

A word spoken at the right time
is like gold apples on a silver tray.

Silver » Shrines

Acts 19:24

For a person named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver shrines of Artemis, provided a great deal of business for the craftsmen.

Silver » Reprobate

Silver » Palace

Song of Songs 8:9

If she is a wall,
we will build a silver parapet on it.
If she is a door,
we will enclose it with cedar planks.

Silver » Veins of, found in the earth

Job 28:1

Surely there is a mine for silver
and a place where gold is refined.

Silver » Cups made of

Genesis 44:2

Put my cup, the silver one, at the top of the youngest one’s bag, along with his grain money.” So he did as Joseph told him.

Silver » Trumpets

Numbers 10:2

“Make two trumpets of hammered silver to summon the community and have the camps set out.

Silver » Cords

Ecclesiastes 12:6

before the silver cord is snapped,
and the gold bowl is broken,
and the jar is shattered at the spring,
and the wheel is broken into the well;

Trumpet » Made of » Silver

Numbers 10:2

“Make two trumpets of hammered silver to summon the community and have the camps set out.

Topics on Silver

Amassing Silver

2;38;25

The silver from those of the community who were registered was 7,544 pounds, according to the sanctuary shekel—

Overlaid With Silver

23;30;22

Then you will defile your silver-plated idols and your gold-plated images. You will throw them away like menstrual cloths, and call them filth.

Things Like Silver

20;2;4

if you seek it like silver
and search for it like hidden treasure,

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