100 Bible Verses about Gold

1 Peter 1:7 ESV / 1,522 helpful votes

So that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Proverbs 17:3 ESV / 1,486 helpful votes

The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the Lord tests hearts.

Deuteronomy 17:17 ESV / 1,415 helpful votes

And he shall not acquire many wives for himself, lest his heart turn away, nor shall he acquire for himself excessive silver and gold.

1 Kings 10:11 ESV / 1,282 helpful votes

Moreover, the fleet of Hiram, which brought gold from Ophir, brought from Ophir a very great amount of almug wood and precious stones.

1 Kings 9:28 ESV / 1,281 helpful votes

And they went to Ophir and brought from there gold, 420 talents, and they brought it to King Solomon.

Revelation 3:18 ESV / 1,242 helpful votes

I counsel you to buy from me gold refined by fire, so that you may be rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself and the shame of your nakedness may not be seen, and salve to anoint your eyes, so that you may see.

Zechariah 13:9 ESV / 1,190 helpful votes

And I will put this third into the fire, and refine them as one refines silver, and test them as gold is tested. They will call upon my name, and I will answer them. I will say, ‘They are my people’; and they will say, ‘The Lord is my God.’”

1 Chronicles 29:4 ESV / 1,104 helpful votes

3,000 talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and 7,000 talents of refined silver, for overlaying the walls of the house,

Ezekiel 28:4 ESV / 1,087 helpful votes

By your wisdom and your understanding you have made wealth for yourself, and have gathered gold and silver into your treasuries;

1 Kings 10:21 ESV / 1,087 helpful votes

All King Solomon's drinking vessels were of gold, and all the vessels of the House of the Forest of Lebanon were of pure gold. None were of silver; silver was not considered as anything in the days of Solomon.

1 Kings 10:10 ESV / 1,063 helpful votes

Then she gave the king 120 talents of gold, and a very great quantity of spices and precious stones. Never again came such an abundance of spices as these that the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.

Genesis 13:2 ESV / 1,059 helpful votes

Now Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver, and in gold.

Psalm 19:10 ESV / 1,046 helpful votes

More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb.

Genesis 2:11-12 ESV / 1,028 helpful votes

The name of the first is the Pishon. It is the one that flowed around the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold. And the gold of that land is good; bdellium and onyx stone are there.

Proverbs 8:19 ESV / 1,011 helpful votes

My fruit is better than gold, even fine gold, and my yield than choice silver.

Jeremiah 10:9 ESV / 984 helpful votes

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. They are the work of the craftsman and of the hands of the goldsmith; their clothing is violet and purple; they are all the work of skilled men.

1 Kings 22:48 ESV / 979 helpful votes

Jehoshaphat made ships of Tarshish to go to Ophir for gold, but they did not go, for the ships were wrecked at Ezion-geber.

1 Kings 10:22 ESV / 976 helpful votes

For the king had a fleet of ships of Tarshish at sea with the fleet of Hiram. Once every three years the fleet of ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

Genesis 2:12 ESV / 955 helpful votes

And the gold of that land is good; bdellium and onyx stone are there.

Genesis 24:35 ESV / 954 helpful votes

The Lord has greatly blessed my master, and he has become great. He has given him flocks and herds, silver and gold, male servants and female servants, camels and donkeys.

Psalm 72:15 ESV / 952 helpful votes

Long may he live; may gold of Sheba be given to him! May prayer be made for him continually, and blessings invoked for him all the day!

Malachi 3:3 ESV / 949 helpful votes

He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, and they will bring offerings in righteousness to the Lord.

Genesis 24:22 ESV / 940 helpful votes

When the camels had finished drinking, the man took a gold ring weighing a half shekel, and two bracelets for her arms weighing ten gold shekels,

Proverbs 27:21 ESV / 904 helpful votes

The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and a man is tested by his praise.

Exodus 35:5 ESV / 893 helpful votes

Take from among you a contribution to the Lord. Whoever is of a generous heart, let him bring the Lord's contribution: gold, silver, and bronze;

Job 23:10 ESV / 890 helpful votes

But he knows the way that I take; when he has tried me, I shall come out as gold.

1 Chronicles 22:14 ESV / 885 helpful votes

With great pains I have provided for the house of the Lord 100,000 talents of gold, a million talents of silver, and bronze and iron beyond weighing, for there is so much of it; timber and stone, too, I have provided. To these you must add.

Genesis 2:11 ESV / 881 helpful votes

The name of the first is the Pishon. It is the one that flowed around the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold.

Acts 3:6 ESV / 875 helpful votes

But Peter said, “I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!”

1 Kings 15:15 ESV / 875 helpful votes

And he brought into the house of the Lord the sacred gifts of his father and his own sacred gifts, silver, and gold, and vessels.

Isaiah 2:7 ESV / 874 helpful votes

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.

1 Kings 10:2 ESV / 859 helpful votes

She came to Jerusalem with a very great retinue, with camels bearing spices and very much gold and precious stones. And when she came to Solomon, she told him all that was on her mind.

Zechariah 9:3 ESV / 853 helpful votes

Tyre has built herself a rampart and heaped up silver like dust, and fine gold like the mud of the streets.

2 Chronicles 3:6 ESV / 841 helpful votes

He adorned the house with settings of precious stones. The gold was gold of Parvaim.

Exodus 35:22 ESV / 835 helpful votes

So they came, both men and women. All who were of a willing heart brought brooches and earrings and signet rings and armlets, all sorts of gold objects, every man dedicating an offering of gold to the Lord.

Haggai 2:8 ESV / 833 helpful votes

The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, declares the Lord of hosts.

1 Peter 3:3 ESV / 830 helpful votes

Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear—

Joshua 22:8 ESV / 827 helpful votes

He said to them, “Go back to your tents with much wealth and with very much livestock, with silver, gold, bronze, and iron, and with much clothing. Divide the spoil of your enemies with your brothers.”

1 Kings 10:14 ESV / 803 helpful votes

Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was 666 talents of gold,

Psalm 119:127 ESV / 780 helpful votes

Therefore I love your commandments above gold, above fine gold.

Isaiah 13:12 ESV / 765 helpful votes

I will make people more rare than fine gold, and mankind than the gold of Ophir.

Psalm 45:9 ESV / 765 helpful votes

Daughters of kings are among your ladies of honor; at your right hand stands the queen in gold of Ophir.

James 2:2 ESV / 757 helpful votes

For if a man wearing a gold ring and fine clothing comes into your assembly, and a poor man in shabby clothing also comes in,

2 Chronicles 1:15 ESV / 756 helpful votes

And the king made silver and gold as common in Jerusalem as stone, and he made cedar as plentiful as the sycamore of the Shephelah.

Proverbs 3:14 ESV / 754 helpful votes

For the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold.

Ezekiel 27:22 ESV / 753 helpful votes

The traders of Sheba and Raamah traded with you; they exchanged for your wares the best of all kinds of spices and all precious stones and gold.

Isaiah 60:6 ESV / 752 helpful votes

A multitude of camels shall cover you, the young camels of Midian and Ephah; all those from Sheba shall come. They shall bring gold and frankincense, and shall bring good news, the praises of the Lord.

1 Kings 10:18 ESV / 752 helpful votes

The king also made a great ivory throne and overlaid it with the finest gold.

2 Samuel 8:11 ESV / 752 helpful votes

These also King David dedicated to the Lord, together with the silver and gold that he dedicated from all the nations he subdued,

Proverbs 25:12 ESV / 747 helpful votes

Like a gold ring or an ornament of gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear.

Job 22:24 ESV / 742 helpful votes

If you lay gold in the dust, and gold of Ophir among the stones of the torrent-bed,

1 Kings 10:17 ESV / 741 helpful votes

And he made 300 shields of beaten gold; three minas of gold went into each shield. And the king put them in the House of the Forest of Lebanon.

Exodus 20:23 ESV / 739 helpful votes

You shall not make gods of silver to be with me, nor shall you make for yourselves gods of gold.

2 Chronicles 9:9 ESV / 738 helpful votes

Then she gave the king 120 talents of gold, and a very great quantity of spices, and precious stones. There were no spices such as those that the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.

Genesis 41:42 ESV / 734 helpful votes

Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and clothed him in garments of fine linen and put a gold chain about his neck.

1 Timothy 2:9 ESV / 728 helpful votes

Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire,

1 Chronicles 29:7 ESV / 719 helpful votes

They gave for the service of the house of God 5,000 talents and 10,000 darics of gold, 10,000 talents of silver, 18,000 talents of bronze and 100,000 talents of iron.

Deuteronomy 8:13 ESV / 710 helpful votes

And when your herds and flocks multiply and your silver and gold is multiplied and all that you have is multiplied,

1 Peter 1:8 ESV / 704 helpful votes

Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

Lamentations 4:1 ESV / 702 helpful votes

How the gold has grown dim, how the pure gold is changed! The holy stones lie scattered at the head of every street.

Daniel 2:38 ESV / 695 helpful votes

And into whose hand he has given, wherever they dwell, the children of man, the beasts of the field, and the birds of the heavens, making you rule over them all—you are the head of gold.

Matthew 10:9 ESV / 694 helpful votes

Acquire no gold nor silver nor copper for your belts,

2 Chronicles 9:21 ESV / 694 helpful votes

For the king's ships went to Tarshish with the servants of Hiram. Once every three years the ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.

1 Chronicles 28:18 ESV / 692 helpful votes

For the altar of incense made of refined gold, and its weight; also his plan for the golden chariot of the cherubim that spread their wings and covered the ark of the covenant of the Lord.

Ecclesiastes 2:8 ESV / 680 helpful votes

I also gathered for myself silver and gold and the treasure of kings and provinces. I got singers, both men and women, and many concubines, the delight of the children of man.

1 Chronicles 22:16 ESV / 664 helpful votes

Gold, silver, bronze, and iron. Arise and work! The Lord be with you!”

1 Corinthians 3:12 ESV / 652 helpful votes

Now if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw—

Revelation 21:1-27 ESV / 646 helpful votes

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” ...

1 Kings 7:49 ESV / 646 helpful votes

The lampstands of pure gold, five on the south side and five on the north, before the inner sanctuary; the flowers, the lamps, and the tongs, of gold;

James 5:3 ESV / 620 helpful votes

Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days.

1 Kings 6:30 ESV / 618 helpful votes

The floor of the house he overlaid with gold in the inner and outer rooms.

Numbers 31:50 ESV / 615 helpful votes

And we have brought the Lord's offering, what each man found, articles of gold, armlets and bracelets, signet rings, earrings, and beads, to make atonement for ourselves before the Lord.”

Exodus 3:22 ESV / 610 helpful votes

But each woman shall ask of her neighbor, and any woman who lives in her house, for silver and gold jewelry, and for clothing. You shall put them on your sons and on your daughters. So you shall plunder the Egyptians.”

1 Kings 6:20 ESV / 609 helpful votes

The inner sanctuary was twenty cubits long, twenty cubits wide, and twenty cubits high, and he overlaid it with pure gold. He also overlaid an altar of cedar.

Joshua 6:19 ESV / 608 helpful votes

But all silver and gold, and every vessel of bronze and iron, are holy to the Lord; they shall go into the treasury of the Lord.”

Revelation 21:18 ESV / 580 helpful votes

The wall was built of jasper, while the city was pure gold, clear as glass.

Esther 1:6 ESV / 578 helpful votes

There were white cotton curtains and violet hangings fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rods and marble pillars, and also couches of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl and precious stones.

Proverbs 16:16 ESV / 577 helpful votes

How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

Exodus 25:1-40 ESV / 577 helpful votes

The Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the people of Israel, that they take for me a contribution. From every man whose heart moves him you shall receive the contribution for me. And this is the contribution that you shall receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze, blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, goats' hair, tanned rams' skins, goatskins, acacia wood, ...

Psalm 21:3 ESV / 562 helpful votes

For you meet him with rich blessings; you set a crown of fine gold upon his head.

Psalm 45:13 ESV / 554 helpful votes

All glorious is the princess in her chamber, with robes interwoven with gold.

Jeremiah 4:30 ESV / 552 helpful votes

And you, O desolate one, what do you mean that you dress in scarlet, that you adorn yourself with ornaments of gold, that you enlarge your eyes with paint? In vain you beautify yourself. Your lovers despise you; they seek your life.

Psalm 115:4 ESV / 551 helpful votes

Their idols are silver and gold, the work of human hands.

Psalm 68:13 ESV / 550 helpful votes

Though you men lie among the sheepfolds— the wings of a dove covered with silver, its pinions with shimmering gold.

Job 28:6 ESV / 549 helpful votes

Its stones are the place of sapphires, and it has dust of gold.

Ezekiel 7:19 ESV / 548 helpful votes

They cast their silver into the streets, and their gold is like an unclean thing. Their silver and gold are not able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the Lord. They cannot satisfy their hunger or fill their stomachs with it. For it was the stumbling block of their iniquity.

1 Chronicles 29:2 ESV / 544 helpful votes

So I have provided for the house of my God, so far as I was able, the gold for the things of gold, the silver for the things of silver, and the bronze for the things of bronze, the iron for the things of iron, and wood for the things of wood, besides great quantities of onyx and stones for setting, antimony, colored stones, all sorts of precious stones and marble.

1 Chronicles 20:2 ESV / 544 helpful votes

And David took the crown of their king from his head. He found that it weighed a talent of gold, and in it was a precious stone. And it was placed on David's head. And he brought out the spoil of the city, a very great amount.

Genesis 24:53 ESV / 544 helpful votes

And the servant brought out jewelry of silver and of gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah. He also gave to her brother and to her mother costly ornaments.

Judges 8:26 ESV / 529 helpful votes

And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was 1,700 shekels of gold, besides the crescent ornaments and the pendants and the purple garments worn by the kings of Midian, and besides the collars that were around the necks of their camels.

Exodus 11:2 ESV / 525 helpful votes

Speak now in the hearing of the people, that they ask, every man of his neighbor and every woman of her neighbor, for silver and gold jewelry.”

Joshua 7:21 ESV / 521 helpful votes

When I saw among the spoil a beautiful cloak from Shinar, and 200 shekels of silver, and a bar of gold weighing 50 shekels, then I coveted them and took them. And see, they are hidden in the earth inside my tent, with the silver underneath.”

Exodus 36:34 ESV / 516 helpful votes

And he overlaid the frames with gold, and made their rings of gold for holders for the bars, and overlaid the bars with gold.

1 Chronicles 18:7 ESV / 505 helpful votes

And David took the shields of gold that were carried by the servants of Hadadezer and brought them to Jerusalem.

1 Peter 1:18 ESV / 504 helpful votes

Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold,

1 Kings 12:28 ESV / 503 helpful votes

So the king took counsel and made two calves of gold. And he said to the people, “You have gone up to Jerusalem long enough. Behold your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt.”

1 Kings 7:50 ESV / 498 helpful votes

The cups, snuffers, basins, dishes for incense, and fire pans, of pure gold; and the sockets of gold, for the doors of the innermost part of the house, the Most Holy Place, and for the doors of the nave of the temple.

1 Kings 6:22 ESV / 497 helpful votes

And he overlaid the whole house with gold, until all the house was finished. Also the whole altar that belonged to the inner sanctuary he overlaid with gold.

1 Samuel 6:15 ESV / 494 helpful votes

And the Levites took down the ark of the Lord and the box that was beside it, in which were the golden figures, and set them upon the great stone. And the men of Beth-shemesh offered burnt offerings and sacrificed sacrifices on that day to the Lord.

Acts 20:33 ESV / 488 helpful votes

I coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel.

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