'Pearls' in the Bible
(The gold of that land is pure; pearls and lapis lazuli are also there).
No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.
The princess looks absolutely magnificent, decked out in pearls and clothed in a brocade trimmed with gold.
“For wisdom is better than rubies;And all desirable things cannot compare with her.
There is gold, and an abundance of pearls,But the lips of knowledge are a vessel of preciousness [the most precious of all].
An excellent woman [one who is spiritual, capable, intelligent, and virtuous], who is he who can find her?Her value is more precious than jewels and her worth is far above rubies or pearls.
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:
In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;
And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!
And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.