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Job 28:1-4

"Surely there are mines for silver and places where gold is refined. Iron is taken from the ground; and copper is smelted from ore. Mankind limits the darkness as they search the deepest depths for ore in unfathomable darkness.read more.
He sinks his shaft far from human habitations, in a place forgotten by explorers; they hang on harnesses as they swing back and forth.

1 Kings 10:22

because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's ships. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:20

All of King Solomon's drinking vessels were made of gold, and all the vessels in his palace in the Lebanon forest were made of pure gold. Silver was never considered to be valuable during the lifetime of Solomon,

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. The idols are the work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith. Their clothing is violet and purple. The idols are all the work of skilled craftsmen.

Ezekiel 27:12

"Tarshish was your business partner because of your phenomenal wealth. They traded silver, iron, tin, and lead for your merchandise.

Revelation 18:11-12

The world's businesses cry and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargo anymore cargo of gold, silver, gems, pearls, fine linen, purple cloth, silk, scarlet cloth, all kinds of scented wood, all articles made of ivory, all articles made of very costly wood, bronze, iron, marble,

Proverbs 27:21

As the crucible tests silver, and the furnace assays gold; so praise received tests a man.

Ezekiel 22:20-22

just like a smelter gathers all the silver, bronze, lead, and tin to the center of a furnace and injects fire in order to melt it, I'm going to gather you in my anger and rage, make you settle down and then I'm going to melt you down. Indeed, I'm going to gather you together and exhale the fire of my fury, and then you'll be melted from the inside out like melting silver at the center of a furnace. When you've been melted from the center out, then you'll know that I am the LORD. I'll pour out my anger on you.'"

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

Malachi 3:3

he will sit refining and purifying silver, purifying the descendants of Levi, refining them like gold and silver. Then they'll bring a righteous offering to the LORD.

Proverbs 25:4

Purge the dross from the silver, and material for a vessel comes forth for the silversmith.

2 Chronicles 2:7

"At any rate, send me an individual who is a skilled craftsman in gold, silver, bronze, and iron, as well as in purple, crimson, and blue materials, who knows how to craft engravings, so he may work with the craftsmen whom I have assembled in Judah and Jerusalem, as provided for by my father David.

Acts 19:24

By making silver shrines of Artemis, a silversmith named Demetrius provided a large income for skilled workers.

Genesis 24:35

"The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become wealthy. He has provided him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, camels and donkeys.

Numbers 22:18

Balaam responded to Balak's entourage by saying, "Even if Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I won't double-cross the command of the LORD my God in even the slightest way.

Deuteronomy 8:13

when your cattle and oxen multiply, when your silver and gold increase,

Deuteronomy 17:17

Also, he must not accumulate wives for himself (otherwise, his affection will become diverted), nor accumulate for himself excessive quantities of silver and gold.

Joshua 22:8

"Return to your tents with great wealth, plenty of livestock, silver, gold, bronze, iron, and lots of clothing. Divide the spoil from your enemies among your relatives."

2 Chronicles 32:27

Hezekiah received immense wealth and honor. He built treasuries for himself to store silver, gold, precious stones, spices, shields, and all sorts of valuable items,

Job 3:13-15

"If I had died, I would be lying down by now, undisturbed, asleep, and at rest, along with kings and counselors of the earth, who used to build for themselves what are now only ruins, or princes who amassed gold for themselves, and who kept filling their houses with silver.

Job 27:16

"Though he hoards silver like dust, and stores away garments 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 filled with silver and gold, and there is no end to their treasures; their land is filled with horses, and there is no end to their chariots.

Isaiah 60:17

"Instead of bronze, I'll bring gold, and instead of iron, I'll bring silver; instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. I'll appoint peace as your supervisor and righteousness as your taskmaster.

Ezekiel 16:13

You were adorned with gold, silver, clothing of fine linen, silk, and embroidery. You ate food made from the finest flour, honey, and olive oil. You were exceedingly beautiful, attaining royal status.

Ezekiel 28:4

Your wisdom and understanding brought you phenomenal wealth. You've brought gold and silver into your treasuries.

Daniel 11:43

He'll capture treasures of gold, silver, and all the treasures of Egypt, with the Libyans and Cushites at his feet.

Hosea 2:8

She didn't recognize that it was I who provided her grain, wine, and oil, and it was I who gave her silver, while they crafted gold for Baal.

Zechariah 9:3

"Tyre built itself a fortification, hoarding silver like dust and pure gold like mud in a street.

Zechariah 14:14

Judah, too, will fight at Jerusalem. Then the wealth of the surrounding nations will be gathered up: gold, silver, and clothing in great abundance.

Exodus 25:1-3

The LORD told Moses, "Tell the Israelis to take an offering for me, and you are to accept my offering from every person whose heart moves him to give. This is the offering that you are to accept from them: gold, silver, and bronze;

Exodus 35:5

"Take from among yourselves an offering for the LORD. Everyone whose heart is willing is to bring as an offering for the LORD: gold, silver, and bronze;

Numbers 7:84-85

This was what was presented at the dedication of the altar from the leaders of Israel on the same day that it was anointed: twelve silver bowls, twelve silver basins, twelve gold ladles. Each bowl weighed 130 silver shekels and each basin weighed 70 shekels. All the silver vessels weighed a total of 2,400 shekels, calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary.

2 Samuel 8:11

and King David dedicated them to the LORD, along with the silver and gold that had been dedicated from all the nations that he had conquered,

1 Chronicles 18:11

to King David, which David also dedicated to the LORD, along with silver and gold that he confiscated from all the surrounding nations, including Edom, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, and Amalek.

1 Chronicles 29:7

They presented 5,000 gold talents and 10,000 gold darics for the work of the Temple of God, 10,000 silver talents, 18,000 bronze talents, and 100,000 iron talents.

Ezra 1:1-11

During the first year of Cyrus, king of Persia, in fulfillment of the message from the LORD spoken through Jeremiah, the LORD prompted Cyrus, king of Persia, to make this proclamation throughout his entire kingdom, which was also released in written form: AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM CYRUS, KING OF PERSIA All of the kingdoms of the earth have been given to me by the LORD God of Heaven, and he specifically charged me to build a temple for him in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Therefore, who among the LORD's people trusts in his God? Whoever among this group wishes to do so may travel to Jerusalem of Judah to rebuild the Temple of the LORD God of Israel, the God of Jerusalem. read more.
Furthermore, everyone who wishes to repatriate from any territory where he now resides is to receive assistance from his fellow residents in the form of silver, gold, equipment, and pack animals, in addition to voluntary offerings for the Temple of the God of Jerusalem. In response, the heads of the families of Judah and Benjamin, the priests and descendants of Levi, and all those who had been prompted by God, prepared to travel to rebuild the Temple of the LORD, which was in Jerusalem. So all of their neighbors equipped the travelers with silver, gold, equipment, pack animals, and valuable goods, in addition to voluntary offerings. King Cyrus also brought out from storage the service instruments from the Temple of the LORD, which Nebuchadnezzar had taken from Jerusalem and had placed in the temple of his gods. Cyrus, king of Persia, had them brought out to Mithredath the Treasurer, had them inventoried, and had them placed in care of Sheshbazzar, governor of Judah. Here is a partial inventory: Gold dishes: 30 Silver dishes: 1,000 Sacrificial knives: 29 Gold bowls: 30 Silver bowls of another kind: 410 Miscellaneous instruments: 1,000 The complete inventory of gold and silver vessels totaled 5,400. Sheshbazzar brought them all to Jerusalem, along with the exiles from Babylon.

Ezra 2:68-69

When they arrived at the Temple of the LORD in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families contributed toward building the Temple of God on its former site. They contributed to the treasury for this work in accordance with their ability: 61,000 golden drachma, 5,000 units of silver, and 100 priestly robes.

Ezra 7:13-16

I hereby decree that all of the people of Israel along with their priests and descendants of Levi in my kingdom who are determined to return to Jerusalem with you may do so. You have authority to act for the king and for his Council of Seven to conduct an inquiry concerning Judah and Jerusalem in accordance with the Law of your God, which is in your possession. You are carrying silver and gold that the king and his advisors have freely given to the God of Israel, whose Temple is in Jerusalem, read more.
together with all of the silver and gold that you can raise in the province of Babylon, plus the freewill offerings given by the people and the priests, contributed for the Temple of their God, which is in Jerusalem.

Ezra 8:24-30

Next I selected twelve of the chief priests Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brothers with them and divided between them the silver, the gold, the vessels, and the offering for the Temple of our God which the king had offered, along with his advisors, his senior officials, and all of Israel assembled there. I divided among them 650 silver talents, silver utensils weighing 100 talents, 100 talents of gold, read more.
20 gold basins weighing 1,000 darics each, and two vessels made of polished brass, as valuable as gold. I told them, "You are consecrated to the LORD, and the vessels are also consecrated. The silver and the gold are a freely given offering to the LORD God of your ancestors. Guard and protect them until you disperse them to the chief priests, the descendants of Levi, and to the family leaders of Israel at Jerusalem in the chambers of the Temple of the LORD." So the priests and descendants of Levi took possession of the silver, the gold, and the vessels in order to bring them to Jerusalem, to the Temple of our God.

Nehemiah 7:71-72

Some of the heads of the families gave to the treasury 20,000 gold drachmas and 2,200 silver units for the work. The rest of the people gave 20,000 gold drachmas, 2,000 silver units, and 67 priestly garments.

Exodus 38:17

The sockets for the pillars were made of bronze and the hooks of the pillars and their bands were made of silver. Their tops were overlaid with silver, and all the pillars of the court were banded with silver.

Exodus 26:18-25

You are to make the boards for the tent: 20 boards for the south side. And you are to make 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under the one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs. "For the second side of the tent to the north you are to make 20 boards read more.
and 40 silver sockets for them, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board. On the west you are to make six boards for the rear of the tent, and you are to make two boards for the rear corners of the tent. They shall be interlocked together at the bottom and connected on top by one ring. Do this for the two of them, and they are to be the two corners. There is to be eight boards with their sixteen silver sockets, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board.

Exodus 36:23-30

He made the boards for the tent: 20 boards for the south side. He made 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs. For the second side of the tent to the north he made 20 boards, read more.
and 40 silver sockets for them, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board. For the rear of the tent on the west he made six boards, and he made two boards for the rear corners of the tent. They were joined together at the bottom and they were connected on top, by one ring. He did this for the two of them, and they were the two corners. There were eight boards with their sixteen silver sockets, two sockets under each board.

Exodus 26:31-32

"You are to make a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. You are to make it with cherubim skillfully worked into it. You are to hang it on four pillars of acacia overlaid with gold, which have hooks of gold, and are set on four sockets of silver.

Exodus 36:35-36

He made a curtain of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. He made it with cherubim skillfully worked into it. He made four pillars of acacia for it and overlaid them with gold, along with their gold hooks, and he cast four silver sockets for them.

Exodus 27:9-11

"You are to make the court of the tent. On the south side there is to be hangings of fine woven linen for the court, 100 cubits long on one side. It is to have 20 pillars, with 20 bronze sockets, and the hooks of the pillars and their bands are to be made of silver. Likewise for the length of the north side there are to be hangings 100 cubits long, and it is to have 20 pillars with 20 bronze sockets, and the hooks of the pillars and their bands are to be made of silver.

Exodus 38:9-12

Then hemade the court. On the south side the hangings for the court were made of fine woven linen, 100 cubits long. He made their 20 pillars and their 20 sockets of bronze, while the hooks of the pillars and their bands were made of silver. The north side was 100 cubits long, and its 20 pillars and 20 sockets were made of bronze, and the hooks of the pillars and their bands were made of silver. read more.
For the west side there were hangings 50 cubits long with their ten pillars and ten sockets. The hooks of the pillars and their bands were made of silver.

Exodus 27:17

All the pillars around the court are to be banded with silver. Their hooks are to be made of silver and their sockets made of bronze.

Exodus 38:18-19

The screen of the gate of the court was the work of an embroiderer of blue, purple, and scarlet material, and fine woven linen. The length was 20 cubits and it was five cubits high along its width, corresponding to the hangings of the court. Their four pillars and their four sockets were made of bronze, and their hooks were made of silver. Their tops were overlaid with silver and their bands were made of silver.

Numbers 10:2

"Make two trumpets, crafting them from beaten silver, for use in calling the congregation together and for notifying the camps to set out for travel.

1 Chronicles 22:14

At great effort I have provided for the Temple of the LORD 100,000 gold talents, 1,000,000 silver talents, as well as bronze and iron beyond calculation, since there is so much of it. I've also provided timber and stone, but you'll need to obtain more.

1 Kings 7:51

Thus all the work that King Solomon performed in the LORD's Temple was finished. Then Solomon brought in the articles that had been dedicated by his father David, including silver, gold, and other utensils, and he placed them into storage in the treasuries of the LORD's Temple.

2 Chronicles 5:1

As soon as Solomon had completed the LORD's Temple, he installed the holy items that had belonged to his father David, including the silver, gold, and all the other items in the treasure rooms of God's Temple.

1 Kings 15:15

Asa brought into the LORD's Temple the things that his father had dedicated, as well as his own dedicated gifts such as silver, gold, and temple service implements.

2 Chronicles 15:18

Asa brought into God's Temple the things that his father had dedicated, as well as his own dedicated gifts such as silver, gold, and temple service implements.

2 Kings 25:15

The captain of the guard also confiscated the fire pans, basins, and whatever had been crafted of pure gold and pure silver.

Jeremiah 52:19

The captain of the guard took away the bowls, the fire pans, the basins, the pots, the lamp stands, the pans, and the bowls for libations, both those made of gold and those made of silver.

1 Chronicles 28:14-17

David also transferred to him by weight the gold that was to be used to craft the service utensils, the silver that was to be used to craft the service utensils, the gold for the golden lamp stands and their lamps, the silver for a lamp stand and its lamps (each according to its intended use in the service), the gold by weight for each table of the rows of bread, the silver for the silver tables, read more.
pure gold for the forks, the basins, the cups, the golden bowls (along with enough gold by weight for each one), enough weight for each of the silver bowls,

1 Chronicles 29:2-5

To the extent that I have been able to do so, I have provided supplies for the Temple of my God, including gold for what is to be made of gold, silver for what is to be made of silver, bronze for what is to be made of bronze, iron for what is to be made of iron, wood for what is to be made of wood, and great quantities of onyx, precious stones, antimony, colored stones, all types of other semi-precious stones, and plenty of marble. "In addition to everything that I have supplied for the Temple, it pleases me to provide my own treasure of gold and silver, so because of my love for the Temple of my God I hereby give to the Temple of my God the following: 3,000 gold talents imported from Ophir, 7,000 talents of refined silver for gilding the walls of the Temple read more.
and for all the work to be undertaken by skilled artists, gold for what is to be made of gold, and silver for what is to be made of silver. Who then, will be dedicating the productivity of his own work to the LORD today?"

2 Chronicles 24:14

When they had completed the work, they brought what was left of the money to the king and to Jehoiada, and it was used to cast utensils for the LORD's Temple that were to be utilized for daily service and for burnt offerings, for incense vessels, and for both gold and silver vessels. Burnt offerings were offered on a regular basis in the LORD's Temple throughout Jehoiada's lifetime.

Daniel 5:2

Under the influence of wine, Belshazzar ordered that the gold and silver vessels his grandfather Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Temple in Jerusalem be brought in so the king, his officials, his wives, and his mistresses could drink from them.

1 Kings 10:27

The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and made cedar trees as abundant as sycamore trees in the Shephelah.

2 Chronicles 1:15

The king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stones, and made cedar trees as plentiful as sycamore trees that grow in the Shephelah.

2 Chronicles 9:27

The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and made cedar trees as abundant as sycamore trees in the Shephelah.

1 Kings 10:21

All of King Solomon's drinking vessels were made of gold, and all the vessels in his palace in the Lebanon forest were made of pure gold. None were of silver, because silver was never considered to be valuable during Solomon's lifetime,

Genesis 37:28

So Judah's brothers listened to him. As the Midianite merchants were passing through, they extracted Joseph from the cistern and sold Joseph for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who then took Joseph down to Egypt.

Genesis 20:16

Abimelech also told Sarah, "Look! I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver to vindicate you in the eyes of all who are with you. As a result, you will be completely vindicated."

Genesis 23:15-16

"Sir, listen to me! The land is worth 400 shekels of silver, but what's that between us? You may bury your dead." Abraham agreed with Ephron, so he weighed out to Ephron the money to which he had agreed publicly while the Hittites were listening: 400 shekels of silver at the current merchant rate.

Genesis 33:19

Then he bought a parcel of land for 100 pieces of silver from the descendants of Hamor, Shechem's father. He pitched his tent there,

Genesis 42:35

Later on, as they went about unloading their sacks, each man's bundle of money was found in each man's sack. When they and their father saw their bundles of money, they were greatly distressed.

Exodus 21:32

"If the ox gores a male or female servant, the owner is to give 30 shekels of silver to the servant's master, and the ox is to be stoned.

Exodus 38:25

The silver from those of the congregation who were recorded totaled 100 talents and 1,775 shekels, according to the standard used in the sanctuary;

Leviticus 5:15

"When a person commits a truly treacherous act and sins inadvertently concerning the sacred things of the LORD, then he is to bring a trespass offering to the LORD from the flock as compensation for his guilt. It is to be a ram without defect, estimated as to its value in silver shekels, according to the sanctuary shekel.

Leviticus 27:6

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

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Commerce » Articles of » Silver

1 Kings 10:22

because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's ships. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:21

because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's servants. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

Revelation 18:12

cargo of gold, silver, gems, pearls, fine linen, purple cloth, silk, scarlet cloth, all kinds of scented wood, all articles made of ivory, all articles made of very costly wood, bronze, iron, marble,

Idol » Made of » Silver

Isaiah 2:20

At that time, mankind will throw their silver and gold idols that their fingers have made as objects of worship to the moles and to the bats.

Isaiah 30:22

Then you will defile your carved idols that are overlaid with silver and your images plated with gold. You'll throw them away like disgusting objects and say to them, "Away with you!"

Isaiah 31:7

For at that time, everyone will throw away their idols of silver and their idols of gold that your hands have sinfully made for yourselves.

Hosea 8:4

They set kings in place, but not by me. They established princes, whom I did not recognize. They crafted idols for themselves from their silver and gold; as a result, they will be destroyed.

Metals » Mentioned in scripture » Silver

Genesis 44:2

Then place my cup the silver one in the top of the sack belonging to the youngest one, along with the money he brought to buy grain." So the manager did precisely what Joseph told him to do.

Pillars » Made of » Silver

Song of Songs 3:10

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

Silver » Symbolical

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

Daniel 2:32

That statue had a head made of pure gold, with its chest and arms made of silver, its abdomen and thighs made of bronze,

Ezekiel 22:18

"Son of Man, Israel has become like dross to me. All of them are like remnants of bronze, tin, iron, and lead in a furnace the dross left over from smelting silver.

Silver » Vessels of

1 Kings 10:25

Everyone kept on bringing gifts on an annual basis, including items made of silver and gold, garments, myrrh, spices, horses, and mules.

Numbers 7:84

This was what was presented at the dedication of the altar from the leaders of Israel on the same day that it was anointed: twelve silver bowls, twelve silver basins, twelve gold ladles.

Ezra 1:6

So all of their neighbors equipped the travelers with silver, gold, equipment, pack animals, and valuable goods, in addition to voluntary offerings.

Daniel 5:2

Under the influence of wine, Belshazzar ordered that the gold and silver vessels his grandfather Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Temple in Jerusalem be brought in so the king, his officials, his wives, and his mistresses could drink from them.

Genesis 44:2

Then place my cup the silver one in the top of the sack belonging to the youngest one, along with the money he brought to buy grain." So the manager did precisely what Joseph told him to do.

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

Exodus 36:36

He made four pillars of acacia for it and overlaid them with gold, along with their gold hooks, and he cast four silver sockets for them.

Exodus 26:19

And you are to make 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under the one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs.

Exodus 26:25

There is to be eight boards with their sixteen silver sockets, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board.

Exodus 36:24

He made 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs.

Exodus 36:26

and 40 silver sockets for them, two sockets under one board and two sockets under the next board.

More verses: Exodus 36:30

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

Numbers 7:13

as his offering a silver dish weighing 130 shekels and a silver bowl weighing 70 shekels (calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary), both filled with choice flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:19

as his offering a silver dish weighing 130 shekels and a silver bowl weighing 70 shekels (calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary), both filled with choice flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:25

as his offering a silver dish weighing 130 shekels and a silver bowl weighing 70 shekels (calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary), both filled with choice flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:31

as his offering a silver dish weighing 130 shekels and a silver bowl weighing 70 shekels (calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary), both filled with choice flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:37

as his offering a silver dish weighing 130 shekels and a silver bowl weighing 70 shekels (calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary), both filled with choice flour mixed with oil for grain offering;

Silver » Used for money

Acts 19:19

Moreover, many people who had practiced occult arts gathered their books and burned them in front of everybody. They estimated their value and found them to have been worth 50,000 silver coins.

Matthew 10:9

Don't take any gold, silver, or copper in your moneybags,

Mark 14:11

After they had listened to him, they were delighted and promised to give him money. So he began to look for a good opportunity to betray him.

Matthew 26:15

and inquired, "What are you willing to give me if I betray Jesus to you?" They offered him 30 pieces of silver,

Silver » Very abundant in the reign of solomon

1 Kings 10:27

The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and made cedar trees as abundant as sycamore trees in the Shephelah.

1 Kings 10:21-22

All of King Solomon's drinking vessels were made of gold, and all the vessels in his palace in the Lebanon forest were made of pure gold. None were of silver, because silver was never considered to be valuable during Solomon's lifetime, because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's ships. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:20-21

All of King Solomon's drinking vessels were made of gold, and all the vessels in his palace in the Lebanon forest were made of pure gold. Silver was never considered to be valuable during the lifetime of Solomon, because the king had ships that sailed to Tarshish accompanied by Hiram's servants. Once every three years ships from Tarshish returned, bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

2 Chronicles 9:27

The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and made cedar trees as abundant as sycamore trees in the Shephelah.

Silver » General references to

Exodus 38:19

Their four pillars and their four sockets were made of bronze, and their hooks were made of silver. Their tops were overlaid with silver and their bands were made of silver.

Exodus 36:24

He made 40 silver sockets under the 20 boards: two sockets under one board for its two pegs and two sockets under the next board for its two pegs.

Exodus 35:24

Everyone who could give an offering of silver and bronze brought it as a contribution for the LORD. Also all who had acacia wood for any use in the work brought it.

Exodus 25:3

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

Exodus 27:11

Likewise for the length of the north side there are to be hangings 100 cubits long, and it is to have 20 pillars with 20 bronze sockets, and the hooks of the pillars and their bands are to be made of silver.

Silver » Refining of

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

Malachi 3:3

he will sit refining and purifying silver, purifying the descendants of Levi, refining them like gold and silver. Then they'll bring a righteous offering to the LORD.

Proverbs 25:4

Purge the dross from the silver, and material for a vessel comes forth for the silversmith.

Proverbs 26:23

A clay vessel plated with a thin veneer of silver that's what smooth lips with a wicked heart are.

Silver » The price of Christ's betrayal

Acts 1:18

(Now this man bought a field with the money he got for his crime. Falling on his face, he burst open in the middle, and all his intestines gushed out.

Matthew 26:15

and inquired, "What are you willing to give me if I betray Jesus to you?" They offered him 30 pieces of silver,

Matthew 27:3

Then Judas, who had betrayed him, regretted what had happened when he saw that Jesus was condemned. He brought the 30 pieces of silver back to the high priests and elders,

Amos 2:6

This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Israel and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because they sold the righteous for money, and the poor for sandals,

Zechariah 11:12

I told them, "If it's alright with you, pay me what I've earned. But if it isn't, don't." So they paid out what I had earned 30 pieces of silver.

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

1 Chronicles 29:2

To the extent that I have been able to do so, I have provided supplies for the Temple of my God, including gold for what is to be made of gold, silver for what is to be made of silver, bronze for what is to be made of bronze, iron for what is to be made of iron, wood for what is to be made of wood, and great quantities of onyx, precious stones, antimony, colored stones, all types of other semi-precious stones, and plenty of marble.

1 Chronicles 28:14

David also transferred to him by weight the gold that was to be used to craft the service utensils, the silver that was to be used to craft the service utensils,

1 Chronicles 29:6-9

So the leaders of the ancestral households presented their voluntary offerings, as did the leaders of the tribes, the commanders of thousands and hundreds, and the officials in charge of the king's business. They presented 5,000 gold talents and 10,000 gold darics for the work of the Temple of God, 10,000 silver talents, 18,000 bronze talents, and 100,000 iron talents. Whoever owned precious stones gave them to the treasury of the Temple of the LORD, in care of Jehiel the Gershonite. read more.
Then the people rejoiced because they had given voluntarily, since with a devoted heart they had freely given to the LORD.

Silver » Abundance of

Ecclesiastes 2:8

I also accumulated silver, gold, and the wealth of kings and their kingdoms. I gathered around me both male and female singers, along with what delights a man all sorts of mistresses.

1 Kings 10:27

The king made silver as common as stones in Jerusalem, and made cedar trees as abundant as sycamore trees in the Shephelah.

1 Chronicles 22:14

At great effort I have provided for the Temple of the LORD 100,000 gold talents, 1,000,000 silver talents, as well as bronze and iron beyond calculation, since there is so much of it. I've also provided timber and stone, but you'll need to obtain more.

2 Chronicles 1:15

The king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stones, and made cedar trees as plentiful as sycamore trees that grow in the Shephelah.

Isaiah 2:7

Their land is filled with silver and gold, and there is no end to their treasures; their land is filled with horses, and there is no end to their chariots.

More verses: 1 Chronicles 29:2-7

Silver » Wisdom to be esteemed more than

Job 28:15

You can't buy it with gold, and its value cannot be calculated in silver.

Proverbs 3:14

because her profit is better than the profit of silver, and her yield than fine gold.

Proverbs 8:10

Grab hold of my instruction in lieu of money and knowledge instead of the finest gold,

Silver » Used as money

Judges 17:2

He told his mother, "Do you remember those 1,100 silver coins that were stolen from you and about which you uttered a curse when I could hear it? Well, I have the silver. I took it." So she replied, "May my son be blessed by the LORD."

2 Kings 5:22

Gehazi said, "Everything's all right. My master sent me to tell you, "Just now two men from the Guild of Prophets have arrived from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them each a talent of silver bullion and two sets of clothes.'"

Genesis 20:16

Abimelech also told Sarah, "Look! I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver to vindicate you in the eyes of all who are with you. As a result, you will be completely vindicated."

Genesis 23:15

"Sir, listen to me! The land is worth 400 shekels of silver, but what's that between us? You may bury your dead."

Silver » Of the temple

Daniel 5:2

Under the influence of wine, Belshazzar ordered that the gold and silver vessels his grandfather Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Temple in Jerusalem be brought in so the king, his officials, his wives, and his mistresses could drink from them.

1 Chronicles 28:14

David also transferred to him by weight the gold that was to be used to craft the service utensils, the silver that was to be used to craft the service utensils,

1 Chronicles 29:2-5

To the extent that I have been able to do so, I have provided supplies for the Temple of my God, including gold for what is to be made of gold, silver for what is to be made of silver, bronze for what is to be made of bronze, iron for what is to be made of iron, wood for what is to be made of wood, and great quantities of onyx, precious stones, antimony, colored stones, all types of other semi-precious stones, and plenty of marble. "In addition to everything that I have supplied for the Temple, it pleases me to provide my own treasure of gold and silver, so because of my love for the Temple of my God I hereby give to the Temple of my God the following: 3,000 gold talents imported from Ophir, 7,000 talents of refined silver for gilding the walls of the Temple read more.
and for all the work to be undertaken by skilled artists, gold for what is to be made of gold, and silver for what is to be made of silver. Who then, will be dedicating the productivity of his own work to the LORD today?"

Ezra 5:14

He delivered into the care of Sheshbazzar (whom he appointed governor) the gold and silver utensils that Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Jerusalem Temple and brought into the Babylonian temple.

Ezra 6:5

Furthermore, let the gold and silver utensils from the Temple of God (that Nebuchadnezzar took from the Temple in Jerusalem and carried off to Babylon) be brought back to the Temple at Jerusalem and restored to their respective places in the Temple of God.

More verses: Ezra 8:26

Silver » Used as money from the earliest age

1 Kings 16:24

He bought the hill of Samaria from Shemer for two talents of silver, fortified the hill, and named the city Samaria after Shemer, the former owner of the hill.

Genesis 37:28

So Judah's brothers listened to him. As the Midianite merchants were passing through, they extracted Joseph from the cistern and sold Joseph for 20 pieces of silver to the Ishmaelites, who then took Joseph down to Egypt.

Genesis 23:15

"Sir, listen to me! The land is worth 400 shekels of silver, but what's that between us? You may bury your dead."

Silver » Taken in war often consecrated to God

Joshua 6:19

But everything made of silver and gold, and vessels made of bronze and iron are set apart to the LORD. They are to go into the treasury of the LORD."

2 Samuel 8:11

and King David dedicated them to the LORD, along with the silver and gold that had been dedicated from all the nations that he had conquered,

1 Kings 15:15

Asa brought into the LORD's Temple the things that his father had dedicated, as well as his own dedicated gifts such as silver, gold, and temple service implements.

Silver » Often given as presents

1 Kings 10:25

Everyone kept on bringing gifts on an annual basis, including items made of silver and gold, garments, myrrh, spices, horses, and mules.

2 Kings 5:5

The king of Aram replied, "Go now, and I'll send a letter to the king of Israel." So he left and took with him ten talents of silver and 6,000 units of gold, along with ten sets of clothing.

2 Kings 5:23

But Naaman said, "Please accept my invitation to take two talents of silver." He urged him, binding two talents of silver in two bags, along with two sets of clothes. He placed them in the care of two of his young men, and they went on ahead of Gehazi.

Silver » Made into » Idols

Isaiah 2:20

At that time, mankind will throw their silver and gold idols that their fingers have made as objects of worship to the moles and to the bats.

Psalm 115:4

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

Isaiah 30:22

Then you will defile your carved idols that are overlaid with silver and your images plated with gold. You'll throw them away like disgusting objects and say to them, "Away with you!"

Silver » Tribute often paid in

2 Chronicles 17:11

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

Nehemiah 5:15

Nevertheless, the former governors before me placed a heavy burden on the people. They received food and wine, plus a tax of 40 shekels of silver. Even their young men took advantage of the people, but I never did so because I feared God.

Silver » Made into » Dishes

Numbers 7:13

as his offering a silver dish weighing 130 shekels and a silver bowl weighing 70 shekels (calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary), both filled with choice flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:84-85

This was what was presented at the dedication of the altar from the leaders of Israel on the same day that it was anointed: twelve silver bowls, twelve silver basins, twelve gold ladles. Each bowl weighed 130 silver shekels and each basin weighed 70 shekels. All the silver vessels weighed a total of 2,400 shekels, calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary.

Silver » Purified by fire

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

Silver » Described as » Fusible

Ezekiel 22:20

just like a smelter gathers all the silver, bronze, lead, and tin to the center of a furnace and injects fire in order to melt it, I'm going to gather you in my anger and rage, make you settle down and then I'm going to melt you down.

Ezekiel 22:22

like melting silver at the center of a furnace. When you've been melted from the center out, then you'll know that I am the LORD. I'll pour out my anger on you.'"

Silver » Idols

Hosea 13:2

but now they are sinning more and more, crafting idols from melted silver. Their idols are made with the most exacting skill, all of it the work of craftsmen. People say about them, "They offer human sacrifice, and kiss calf-shaped idols.'

Exodus 20:23

You are not to make gods of silver alongside me, nor are you to make for yourselves gods of gold.

Isaiah 30:22

Then you will defile your carved idols that are overlaid with silver and your images plated with gold. You'll throw them away like disgusting objects and say to them, "Away with you!"

Silver » Tarshish carried on extensive commerce in

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. The idols are the work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith. Their clothing is violet and purple. The idols are all the work of skilled craftsmen.

Ezekiel 27:12

"Tarshish was your business partner because of your phenomenal wealth. They traded silver, iron, tin, and lead for your merchandise.

Silver » Illustrative » Of saints purified by affliction

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

Silver » The patriarchs rich in

Genesis 24:35

"The LORD has greatly blessed my master, so that he has become wealthy. He has provided him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, camels and donkeys.

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

Ezekiel 22:18

"Son of Man, Israel has become like dross to me. All of them are like remnants of bronze, tin, iron, and lead in a furnace the dross left over from smelting silver.

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

Exodus 38:19

Their four pillars and their four sockets were made of bronze, and their hooks were made of silver. Their tops were overlaid with silver and their bands were made of silver.

Exodus 27:17

All the pillars around the court are to be banded with silver. Their hooks are to be made of silver and their sockets made of bronze.

Silver » Made into » Bowls

Numbers 7:13

as his offering a silver dish weighing 130 shekels and a silver bowl weighing 70 shekels (calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary), both filled with choice flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:84

This was what was presented at the dedication of the altar from the leaders of Israel on the same day that it was anointed: twelve silver bowls, twelve silver basins, twelve gold ladles.

Silver » Given by the israelite for making the tabernacle

Exodus 35:24

Everyone who could give an offering of silver and bronze brought it as a contribution for the LORD. Also all who had acacia wood for any use in the work brought it.

Exodus 25:3

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

Silver » Illustrative » Of the medo-persian kingdom

Daniel 2:32

That statue had a head made of pure gold, with its chest and arms made of silver, its abdomen and thighs made of bronze,

Daniel 2:39

"After you, another kingdom will arise that is inferior to yours, and then a third kingdom of bronze will arise to rule all the earth.

Silver » Made into » Vessels

2 Samuel 8:10

Tou sent his son Joram to King David to greet him and congratulate him on his victory over Hadadezer, because he had been at war with Tou. Joram brought articles of silver, gold, and bronze with him,

Ezra 6:5

Furthermore, let the gold and silver utensils from the Temple of God (that Nebuchadnezzar took from the Temple in Jerusalem and carried off to Babylon) be brought back to the Temple at Jerusalem and restored to their respective places in the Temple of God.

Silver » Made into » Candlesticks

1 Chronicles 28:15

the gold for the golden lamp stands and their lamps, the silver for a lamp stand and its lamps (each according to its intended use in the service),

Silver » Made into » Tables

1 Chronicles 28:16

the gold by weight for each table of the rows of bread, the silver for the silver tables,

Silver » Workers

Acts 19:24

By making silver shrines of Artemis, a silversmith named Demetrius provided a large income for skilled workers.

2 Chronicles 2:14

He is the son of a mother from the tribe of Dan, and his father is from Tyre. He's skilled in working with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and timber, as well as in purple, blue, linen, and crimson materials. He is skilled in engravings, and can craft any design to which he may be assigned. He will work with your skilled artisans and with all of your craftsmen who have been assigned by my lord David, your father.

Silver » Purified, called » Refined silver

1 Chronicles 29:4

3,000 gold talents imported from Ophir, 7,000 talents of refined silver for gilding the walls of the Temple

Silver » Made into » Wires (alluded to)

Ecclesiastes 12:6

When the silver cord is severed, the golden vessel is broken, the pitcher is shattered at the fountain, and the wheel is broken at the cistern,

Silver » Taken in war purified by fire

Numbers 31:22-23

concerning anything containing gold, silver, brass, iron, tin, lead, or anything else that can survive a refiner's fire: You are to pass it through fire, after which it will be clean. Then it is to be purified with the water of impurity. Everything that cannot survive a refiner's fire is to be washed in water.

Silver » Illustrative » Of the tongue of the just

Proverbs 10:20

What the righteous person says is like precious silver; the thoughts of the wicked are compared to small things.

Silver » Illustrative » Of good rulers

Isaiah 1:22-23

Your silver has become dross, your best wine is diluted with water. Your princes are rebels and companions of thieves. All of them are lovers of bribes and are runners after gifts. They don't bring justice to orphans, and the widow's case never comes up for review in their court."

Silver » Described as » White and shining

Psalm 68:13-14

When you men lie down among the sheepfolds, you are like the wings of the dove covered with silver, with its feathers in glittering gold." When the Almighty scattered the kings there, there was snow on Mt. Zalmon.

Silver » Dross from

Proverbs 25:4

Purge the dross from the silver, and material for a vessel comes forth for the silversmith.

Proverbs 26:23

A clay vessel plated with a thin veneer of silver that's what smooth lips with a wicked heart are.

Silver » Purified, called » Choice silver

Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than gold, better than even refined gold, and my benefit surpasses the purest silver.

Silver » Illustrative » (reprobate,) of the wicked

Silver » Described as » Malleable

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. The idols are the work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith. Their clothing is violet and purple. The idols are all the work of skilled craftsmen.

Silver » Made into » Thin plates

Jeremiah 10:9

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. The idols are the work of a craftsman and of the hands of a goldsmith. Their clothing is violet and purple. The idols are all the work of skilled craftsmen.

Silver » Generally found in an impure state

Proverbs 25:4

Purge the dross from the silver, and material for a vessel comes forth for the silversmith.

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

Silver » Made into » Chains

Isaiah 40:19

To an idol? A craftsman makes the image, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and casts silver chains.

Silver » Made into » Cups

Genesis 44:2

Then place my cup the silver one in the top of the sack belonging to the youngest one, along with the money he brought to buy grain." So the manager did precisely what Joseph told him to do.

Silver » Comparative value of

Isaiah 60:17

"Instead of bronze, I'll bring gold, and instead of iron, I'll bring silver; instead of wood, bronze, and instead of stones, iron. I'll appoint peace as your supervisor and righteousness as your taskmaster.

Silver » Made into » Ornaments for the person

Exodus 3:22

Each woman is to ask her neighbor or any foreign woman in her house for articles of gold and for clothing, and use them to clothe your sons and daughters. You will plunder the Egyptians."

Silver » Illustrative » Of the words of the lord

Silver » Made into » Beds or couches

Esther 1:6

There were curtains of white and blue linen tied with cords of fine linen and purple material to silver rings on marble columns. There were couches of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl and other precious stones.

Silver » The working in, a trade

Acts 19:24

By making silver shrines of Artemis, a silversmith named Demetrius provided a large income for skilled workers.

Silver » From tarshish

Ezekiel 27:12

"Tarshish was your business partner because of your phenomenal wealth. They traded silver, iron, tin, and lead for your merchandise.

Silver » Chains

Isaiah 40:19

To an idol? A craftsman makes the image, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and casts silver chains.

Silver » Jewels

Song of Songs 1:11

We will make ornaments of gold for you, accented with silver.

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

Proverbs 25:11

Like golden apples set in silver is a word spoken at the right time.

Silver » Shrines

Acts 19:24

By making silver shrines of Artemis, a silversmith named Demetrius provided a large income for skilled workers.

Silver » Reprobate

Silver » Palace

Song of Songs 8:9

If she's a wall, on her we will build a battlement of silver. If she's a door, we will enclose her with planks of cedar.

Silver » Veins of, found in the earth

Job 28:1

"Surely there are mines for silver and places where gold is refined.

Silver » Cups made of

Genesis 44:2

Then place my cup the silver one in the top of the sack belonging to the youngest one, along with the money he brought to buy grain." So the manager did precisely what Joseph told him to do.

Silver » Trumpets

Numbers 10:2

"Make two trumpets, crafting them from beaten silver, for use in calling the congregation together and for notifying the camps to set out for travel.

Silver » Cords

Ecclesiastes 12:6

When the silver cord is severed, the golden vessel is broken, the pitcher is shattered at the fountain, and the wheel is broken at the cistern,

Trumpet » Made of » Silver

Numbers 10:2

"Make two trumpets, crafting them from beaten silver, for use in calling the congregation together and for notifying the camps to set out for travel.

Topics on Silver

Amassing Silver

Exodus 38:25

The silver from those of the congregation who were recorded totaled 100 talents and 1,775 shekels, according to the standard used in the sanctuary;

Overlaid With Silver

Isaiah 30:22

Then you will defile your carved idols that are overlaid with silver and your images plated with gold. You'll throw them away like disgusting objects and say to them, "Away with you!"

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