They are more desirable than gold, even much fine gold. They are sweeter than honey, even the drippings from a honeycomb.
I truly love your commands more than gold, including fine gold.
Grab hold of my instruction in lieu of money and knowledge instead of the finest gold,
How much better than gaining gold is the acquisition of wisdom, the attainment of wisdom better than silver!
Like a gold earring and a necklace of pure gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear.
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,
Song of Solomon 5:15
His legs are pillars of marble set on bases of pure gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, choice like its cedars.
Though the precious people of Zion were like fine gold, how they are valued like clay vessels, the handiwork of a potter!
How tarnished the gold has become, the finest gold debased! Sacred stones have been scattered at every street corner.
Babylon was a golden cup in the LORD's hand, making the whole earth drunk. The nations drank her wine, therefore the nations have gone mad.
The locusts looked like horses prepared for battle. On their heads were victor's crowns that looked like gold, and their faces were like human faces.
I'll make people scarcer than pure gold, and mankind rarer than gold from Ophir.
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.'"
Because he knows the road on which I travel, when he had tested me, I'll come out like gold.