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Isaiah 64:11

Our holy and beautiful temple, where our fathers praised You, has been burned with fire, and all that was dear to us lies in ruins.

2 Kings 24:13

He also carried off from there all the treasures of the Lord's temple and the treasures of the king's palace, and he cut into pieces all the gold articles that Solomon king of Israel had made for the Lord's sanctuary, just as God had predicted.

Jeremiah 15:13

Your wealth and your treasures I will give as plunder, without cost, for all your sins, and within all your borders.

Jeremiah 17:3

My mountains in the countryside. Your wealth and all your treasures I will give up as plunder because of the sin of your high places within all your borders.

Jeremiah 20:5

I will give away all the wealth of this city, all its products and valuables. Indeed, I will hand all the treasures of the kings of Judah over to their enemies. They will plunder them, seize them, and carry them off to Babylon.

Lamentations 1:10-11

The adversary has seized all her precious belongings. She has even seen the nations enter her sanctuary- those You had forbidden to enter Your assembly. All her people groan while they search for bread. They have traded their precious belongings for food in order to stay alive. Lord, look and see how I have become despised.

Hosea 13:15

Although he flourishes among [his] brothers, an east wind will come, a wind from the Lord rising up from the desert. His water source will fail, and his spring will run dry. The wind will plunder the treasury of every precious item.

James 5:2-3

Your wealth is ruined: your clothes are moth-eaten; your silver and gold are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You stored up treasure in the last days!

Revelation 18:14

The fruit you craved has left you. All your splendid and glamorous things are gone; they will never find them again.

Job 20:20

Because his appetite is never satisfied, he does not escape his desires.

Jeremiah 51:13

You who reside by many waters, rich in treasures, your end has come, your life thread is cut.

Ezekiel 7:19

They will throw their silver into the streets, and their gold will seem like something filthy. Their silver and gold will be unable to save them in the day of the Lord's wrath. They will not satisfy their appetites or fill their stomachs, for these were the stumbling blocks that brought about their iniquity.

Hosea 9:6

For even if they flee from devastation, Egypt will gather them, and Memphis will bury them. Thistles will take possession of their precious silver; thorns will invade their tents.

Zephaniah 1:18

Their silver and their gold will not be able to rescue them on the day of the Lord's wrath. The whole earth will be consumed by the fire of His jealousy. For He will make a complete, yes, a horrifying end of all the inhabitants of the earth.

Luke 12:16-21

Then He told them a parable: "A rich man's land was very productive. He thought to himself, 'What should I do, since I don't have anywhere to store my crops? I will do this,' he said. 'I'll tear down my barns and build bigger ones and store all my grain and my goods there.read more.
Then I'll say to myself, "You have many goods stored up for many years. Take it easy; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself." ' "But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared-whose will they be?' "That's how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."

Psalm 39:6

Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow. Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain, gathering possessions without knowing who will get them.

Haggai 1:6

You have planted much but harvested little. You eat but never have enough to be satisfied. You drink but never have enough to become drunk. You put on clothes but never have enough to get warm. The wage earner [puts his] wages into a bag with a hole in it."

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

and your herds and flocks grow large, and your silver and gold multiply, and everything else you have increases, [be careful] that your heart doesn't become proud and you forget the Lord your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the place of slavery.

Ezekiel 7:20

He appointed His beautiful ornaments for majesty, but they made their abhorrent images from them, their detestable things. Therefore, I have made these into something filthy for them.

Ezekiel 28:4-5

By your wisdom and understanding you have acquired wealth for yourself. You have acquired gold and silver for your treasuries. By your great skill in trading you have increased your wealth, but your heart has become proud because of your wealth."

Daniel 4:30

the king exclaimed, "Is this not Babylon the Great that I have built by my vast power to be a royal residence and to display my majestic glory?"

Job 31:24-25

If I placed my confidence in gold or called fine gold my trust, if I have rejoiced because my wealth is great or because my own hand has acquired [so] much,

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.

Joshua 7:21

When I saw among the spoils a beautiful cloak from Babylon, 200 silver shekels, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, I coveted them and took them. You can see for yourself. They are concealed in the ground inside my tent, with the money under the cloak."

Exodus 32:2-4

Then Aaron replied to them, "Take off the gold rings that are on the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters and bring [them] to me." So all the people took off the gold rings that were on their ears and brought [them] to Aaron. He took [the gold] from their hands, fashioned it with an engraving tool, and made it into an image of a calf. Then they said, "Israel, this is your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt!"

Isaiah 2:7-8

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. Their land is full of idols; they bow down to the work of their hands, to what their fingers have made.

Ezekiel 16:17

You also took your beautiful jewelry made from the gold and silver I had given you, and you made male images so that you could engage in prostitution with them.

Colossians 2:2-3

[I want] their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding, and have the knowledge of God's mystery-Christ. In Him all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden.

Job 28:12-19

But where can wisdom be found, and where is understanding located? No man can know its value, since it cannot be found in the land of the living. The ocean depths say, "It's not in me," while the sea declares, "I don't have it."read more.
Gold cannot be exchanged for it, and silver cannot be weighed out for its price. Wisdom cannot be valued in the gold of Ophir, in precious onyx or sapphire. Gold and glass do not compare with it, and articles of fine gold cannot be exchanged for it. Coral and quartz are not worth mentioning. The price of wisdom is beyond pearls. Topaz from Cush cannot compare with it, and it cannot be valued in pure gold.

Proverbs 3:13-15

Happy is a man who finds wisdom and who acquires understanding, for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold. She is more precious than jewels; nothing you desire compares with her.

Proverbs 8:10-11

Accept my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than pure gold. For wisdom is better than precious stones, and nothing desirable can compare with it.

Proverbs 24:3-4

A house is built by wisdom, and it is established by understanding; by knowledge the rooms are filled with every precious and beautiful treasure.

Psalm 19:9-10

The fear of the Lord is pure, enduring forever; the ordinances of the Lord are reliable and altogether righteous. They are more desirable than gold- than an abundance of pure gold; and sweeter than honey- than honey dripping from the comb.

Psalm 119:72

Instruction from Your lips is better for me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Matthew 13:45-46

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls. When he found one priceless pearl, he went and sold everything he had, and bought it.

Hebrews 11:26

For he considered reproach for the sake of the Messiah to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, since his attention was on the reward.

Job 22:23-25

If you return to the Almighty, you will be renewed. If you banish injustice from your tent and consign your gold to the dust, [the gold of] Ophir to the stones in the wadis, the Almighty will be your gold and your finest silver.

Matthew 13:44-46

"The kingdom of heaven is like treasure, buried in a field, that a man found and reburied. Then in his joy he goes and sells everything he has and buys that field. "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls. When he found one priceless pearl, he went and sold everything he had, and bought it.

Matthew 6:20

But collect for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves don't break in and steal.

Proverbs 8:21

giving wealth as an inheritance to those who love me, and filling their treasuries.

Proverbs 15:6

The house of the righteous has great wealth, but trouble accompanies the income of the wicked.

1 Timothy 6:18-19

[Instruct them] to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share, storing up for themselves a good foundation for the age to come, so that they may take hold of life that is real.

Luke 16:13

No household slave can be the slave of two masters, since either he will hate one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You can't be slaves to both God and money."

Exodus 35:22

Both men and women came; all who had willing hearts brought brooches, earrings, rings, necklaces, and all kinds of gold jewelry-everyone who waved a presentation offering of gold to the Lord.

Joshua 6:24

They burned up the city and everything in it, but they put the silver and gold and the articles of bronze and iron into the treasury of the Lord's house.

1 Chronicles 29:3-5

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, 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?"

Exodus 19:5

Now if you will listen to Me and carefully keep My covenant, you will be My own possession out of all the peoples, although all the earth is Mine,

Deuteronomy 14:2

for you are a holy people belonging to the Lord your God. The Lord has chosen you to be His special people out of all the peoples on the face of the earth.

Deuteronomy 26:18

And today the Lord has affirmed that you are His special people as He promised you, that you are to keep all His commands,

Malachi 3:17

"They will be Mine," says the Lord of Hosts, "a special possession on the day I am preparing. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.

2 Corinthians 4:7

Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.

From Thematic Bible


Cities » Designated as » Treasure

2 Chronicles 16:4

Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies to the cities of Israel. They attacked Ijon, Dan, Abel-maim, and all the storage cities of Naphtali.

Exodus 1:11

So the Egyptians assigned taskmasters over the Israelites to oppress them with forced labor. They built Pithom and Rameses as supply cities for Pharaoh.

2 Chronicles 17:12

Jehoshaphat grew stronger and stronger. He built fortresses and storage cities in Judah

1 Kings 9:19

all the storage cities that belonged to Solomon, the chariot cities, the cavalry cities, and whatever Solomon desired to build in Jerusalem, Lebanon, or anywhere else in the land of his dominion.

Genesis 41:48

Joseph gathered all the [excess] food in the land of Egypt during the seven years and placed it in the cities. He placed the food in every city from the fields around it.

More verses: 2 Chronicles 8:4

Cities » Different kinds of » Treasure

Exodus 1:11

So the Egyptians assigned taskmasters over the Israelites to oppress them with forced labor. They built Pithom and Rameses as supply cities for Pharaoh.

Judas » Treasure » The disciples

John 13:29

Since Judas kept the money-bag, some thought that Jesus was telling him, "Buy what we need for the festival," or that he should give something to the poor.

Kings » Forbidden to multiply » Treasure

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.

Righteous » Compared with » Treasure

Exodus 19:5

Now if you will listen to Me and carefully keep My covenant, you will be My own possession out of all the peoples, although all the earth is Mine,

compared to Saints » Treasure

Exodus 19:5

Now if you will listen to Me and carefully keep My covenant, you will be My own possession out of all the peoples, although all the earth is Mine,

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Money

Genesis 43:23

Then the steward said, "May you be well. Don't be afraid. Your God and the God of your father must have put treasure in your bags. I received your money." Then he brought Simeon out to them.

Genesis 43:18

But the men were afraid because they were taken to Joseph's house. They said, "We have been brought here because of the money that was returned in our bags the first time. They intend to overpower us, seize us, make us slaves, and take our donkeys."

Genesis 42:25

Joseph then gave orders to fill their containers with grain, return each man's money to his sack, and give them provisions for their journey. This order was carried out.

Genesis 42:27-28

At the place where they lodged for the night, one of them opened his sack to get feed for his donkey, and he saw his money there at the top of the bag. He said to his brothers, "My money has been returned! It's here in my bag." Their hearts sank. Trembling, they turned to one another and said, "What is this that God has done to us?"

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.

More verses: Genesis 43:21-22

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Jesus forbids the hoarding of

Treasure » Figurative » Of the graces of the spirit

Treasure » Figurative » Of the object of the affections

Treasure » Figurative » Of spiritual understanding

Matthew 13:52

"Therefore," He said to them, "every student of Scripture instructed in the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who brings out of his storeroom what is new and what is old."

Treasure » Figurative » Of spiritual calling

2 Corinthians 4:6-7

For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness"-He has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus Christ. Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Precious stones

1 Chronicles 29:8

Whoever had [precious] stones gave them to the treasury of the Lord's house under the care of Jehiel the Gershonite.

Treasure » A thing of highly-estimated value » Hidden

Treasure » Figurative » Parable of

Treasure » Figurative » Gospel called

2 Corinthians 4:7

Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.

Topics on Treasure

Spiritual Treasures

47;4;7

Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.

Storing Treasure On Earth

40;6;19

"Don't collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal.

Treasure In Heaven

40;6;21

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

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