100 Bible Verses about Gold

Ezekiel 7:19 ESV / 51 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.

Ezekiel 28:4 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:7-8 ESV / 31 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. 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,

Proverbs 8:19 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 3:12-14 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Now if anyone builds on the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw— each one's work will become manifest, for the Day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire, and the fire will test what sort of work each one has done. If the work that anyone has built on the foundation survives, he will receive a reward.

Zechariah 13:9 ESV / 27 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.’”

Job 23:10 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 3:3 ESV / 24 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—

Psalm 119:127 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Matthew 10:9 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Acquire no gold nor silver nor copper for your belts,

Proverbs 17:3 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Lamentations 4:1 ESV / 14 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.

Genesis 44:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Behold, the money that we found in the mouths of our sacks we brought back to you from the land of Canaan. How then could we steal silver or gold from your lord's house?

Revelation 21:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And the twelve gates were twelve pearls, each of the gates made of a single pearl, and the street of the city was pure gold, transparent as glass.

Revelation 3:18 ESV / 13 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.

Malachi 3:3 ESV / 12 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.

Haggai 2:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Daniel 2:32-45 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The head of this image was of fine gold, its chest and arms of silver, its middle and thighs of bronze, its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of clay. As you looked, a stone was cut out by no human hand, and it struck the image on its feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold, all together were broken in pieces, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that not a trace of them could be found. But the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth. “This was the dream. Now we will tell the king its interpretation.

1 Chronicles 29:2-7 ESV / 11 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. Moreover, in addition to all that I have provided for the holy house, I have a treasure of my own of gold and silver, and because of my devotion to the house of my God I give it to the house of my God: 3,000 talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and 7,000 talents of refined silver, for overlaying the walls of the house, and for all the work to be done by craftsmen, gold for the things of gold and silver for the things of silver. Who then will offer willingly, consecrating himself today to the Lord?” Then the leaders of fathers' houses made their freewill offerings, as did also the leaders of the tribes, the commanders of thousands and of hundreds, and the officers over the king's work.

1 Peter 1:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

James 5:3 ESV / 10 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 Timothy 2:9 ESV / 10 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,

Ezekiel 16:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You also took your beautiful jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given you, and made for yourself images of men, and with them played the whore.

Proverbs 27:21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Psalm 19:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 13:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Job 31:24 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“If I have made gold my trust or called fine gold my confidence,

1 Kings 6:32 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He covered the two doors of olivewood with carvings of cherubim, palm trees, and open flowers. He overlaid them with gold and spread gold on the cherubim and on the palm trees.

Joshua 7:21 ESV / 9 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 25:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And you shall make a rim around it a handbreadth wide, and a molding of gold around the rim.

Exodus 25:24 ESV / 9 helpful votes

You shall overlay it with pure gold and make a molding of gold around it.

Revelation 21:18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 3:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Acts 20:33 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Matthew 2:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.

Daniel 5:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then they brought in the golden vessels that had been taken out of the temple, the house of God in Jerusalem, and the king and his lords, his wives, and his concubines drank from them.

Jeremiah 51:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Babylon was a golden cup in the Lord's hand, making all the earth drunken; the nations drank of her wine; therefore the nations went mad.

Exodus 25:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

You shall make poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.

Genesis 2:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Revelation 22:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates.

Isaiah 60:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For the coastlands shall hope for me, the ships of Tarshish first, to bring your children from afar, their silver and gold with them, for the name of the Lord your God, and for the Holy One of Israel, because he has made you beautiful.

1 Chronicles 22:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 10:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Acts 3:6 ESV / 6 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!”

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Jeremiah 52:19 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Also the small bowls and the fire pans and the basins and the pots and the lampstands and the dishes for incense and the bowls for drink offerings. What was of gold the captain of the guard took away as gold, and what was of silver, as silver.

Proverbs 25:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.

Psalm 45:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 19:1-20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.” Then he was afraid, and he arose and ran for his life and came to Beersheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there. But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness and came and sat down under a broom tree. And he asked that he might die, saying, “It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life, for I am no better than my fathers.” And he lay down and slept under a broom tree. And behold, an angel touched him and said to him, “Arise and eat.”

1 Kings 7:49-51 ESV / 6 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; 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. Thus all the work that King Solomon did on the house of the Lord was finished. And Solomon brought in the things that David his father had dedicated, the silver, the gold, and the vessels, and stored them in the treasuries of the house of the Lord.

1 Kings 7:48 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So Solomon made all the vessels that were in the house of the Lord: the golden altar, the golden table for the bread of the Presence,

Jeremiah 10:9 ESV / 5 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.

Proverbs 16:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Psalm 21:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Esther 8:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes of blue and white, with a great golden crown and a robe of fine linen and purple, and the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced.

1 Kings 10:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

King Solomon made 200 large shields of beaten gold; 600 shekels of gold went into each shield.

1 Kings 6:35 ESV / 5 helpful votes

On them he carved cherubim and palm trees and open flowers, and he overlaid them with gold evenly applied on the carved work.

1 Kings 6:30 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 6:28 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he overlaid the cherubim with gold.

Exodus 39:30 ESV / 5 helpful votes

They made the plate of the holy crown of pure gold, and wrote on it an inscription, like the engraving of a signet, “Holy to the Lord.”

Exodus 37:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he made the vessels of pure gold that were to be on the table, its plates and dishes for incense, and its bowls and flagons with which to pour drink offerings.

Revelation 18:11-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn for her, since no one buys their cargo anymore, cargo of gold, silver, jewels, pearls, fine linen, purple cloth, silk, scarlet cloth, all kinds of scented wood, all kinds of articles of ivory, all kinds of articles of costly wood, bronze, iron and marble, cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, frankincense, wine, oil, fine flour, wheat, cattle and sheep, horses and chariots, and slaves, that is, human souls. “The fruit for which your soul longed has gone from you, and all your delicacies and your splendors are lost to you, never to be found again!” The merchants of these wares, who gained wealth from her, will stand far off, in fear of her torment, weeping and mourning aloud,

2 Corinthians 11:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And no wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.

Isaiah 2:6-9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For you have rejected your people, the house of Jacob, because they are full of things from the east and of fortune-tellers like the Philistines, and they strike hands with the children of foreigners. 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. Their land is filled with idols; they bow down to the work of their hands, to what their own fingers have made. So man is humbled, and each one is brought low— do not forgive them!

Song of Solomon 5:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

His arms are rods of gold, set with jewels. His body is polished ivory, bedecked with sapphires.

Psalm 19:9-10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the Lord are true, and righteous altogether. More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb.

Job 22:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

2 Chronicles 9:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

King Solomon made 200 large shields of beaten gold; 600 shekels of beaten gold went into each shield.

2 Chronicles 3:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 29:4 ESV / 4 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,

1 Kings 6:20-22 ESV / 4 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. And Solomon overlaid the inside of the house with pure gold, and he drew chains of gold across, in front of the inner sanctuary, and overlaid it with gold. 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.

Numbers 31:51 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And Moses and Eleazar the priest received from them the gold, all crafted articles.

Numbers 31:50 ESV / 4 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 37:17-24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He also made the lampstand of pure gold. He made the lampstand of hammered work. Its base, its stem, its cups, its calyxes, and its flowers were of one piece with it. And there were six branches going out of its sides, three branches of the lampstand out of one side of it and three branches of the lampstand out of the other side of it; three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on one branch, and three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on the other branch—so for the six branches going out of the lampstand. And on the lampstand itself were four cups made like almond blossoms, with their calyxes and flowers, and a calyx of one piece with it under each pair of the six branches going out of it.

Exodus 28:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As a jeweler engraves signets, so shall you engrave the two stones with the names of the sons of Israel. You shall enclose them in settings of gold filigree.

Exodus 25:39 ESV / 4 helpful votes

It shall be made, with all these utensils, out of a talent of pure gold.

Exodus 25:38 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Its tongs and their trays shall be of pure gold.

Exodus 25:31-38 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand shall be made of hammered work: its base, its stem, its cups, its calyxes, and its flowers shall be of one piece with it. And there shall be six branches going out of its sides, three branches of the lampstand out of one side of it and three branches of the lampstand out of the other side of it; three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on one branch, and three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on the other branch—so for the six branches going out of the lampstand. And on the lampstand itself there shall be four cups made like almond blossoms, with their calyxes and flowers, and a calyx of one piece with it under each pair of the six branches going out from the lampstand.

Exodus 25:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And you shall make its plates and dishes for incense, and its flagons and bowls with which to pour drink offerings; you shall make them of pure gold.

Exodus 25:28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, and the table shall be carried with these.

Exodus 25:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And you shall make for it four rings of gold, and fasten the rings to the four corners at its four legs.

Exodus 25:8-40 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell in their midst. Exactly as I show you concerning the pattern of the tabernacle, and of all its furniture, so you shall make it. “They shall make an ark of acacia wood. Two cubits and a half shall be its length, a cubit and a half its breadth, and a cubit and a half its height. You shall overlay it with pure gold, inside and outside shall you overlay it, and you shall make on it a molding of gold around it. You shall cast four rings of gold for it and put them on its four feet, two rings on the one side of it, and two rings on the other side of it.

Exodus 11:2 ESV / 4 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.”

Exodus 3:22 ESV / 4 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.”

Genesis 24:53 ESV / 4 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.

Genesis 2:10-12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A river flowed out of Eden to water the garden, and there it divided and became four rivers. 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.

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.

Acts 19:17-19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And this became known to all the residents of Ephesus, both Jews and Greeks. And fear fell upon them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was extolled. Also many of those who were now believers came, confessing and divulging their practices. And a number of those who had practiced magic arts brought their books together and burned them in the sight of all. And they counted the value of them and found it came to fifty thousand pieces of silver.

John 1:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Matthew 25:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away.

Zechariah 6:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Take from them silver and gold, and make a crown, and set it on the head of Joshua, the son of Jehozadak, the high priest.

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

Ecclesiastes 12:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Before the silver cord is snapped, or the golden bowl is broken, or the pitcher is shattered at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern,

Psalm 103:2-4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy,

Ezra 8:27 ESV / 3 helpful votes

20 bowls of gold worth 1,000 darics, and two vessels of fine bright bronze as precious as gold.

Ezra 8:25-28 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And I weighed out to them the silver and the gold and the vessels, the offering for the house of our God that the king and his counselors and his lords and all Israel there present had offered. I weighed out into their hand 650 talents of silver, and silver vessels worth 200 talents, and 100 talents of gold, 20 bowls of gold worth 1,000 darics, and two vessels of fine bright bronze as precious as gold. And I said to them, “You are holy to the Lord, and the vessels are holy, and the silver and the gold are a freewill offering to the Lord, the God of your fathers.

2 Chronicles 9:9 ESV / 3 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.

2 Chronicles 8:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Hiram sent to him by the hand of his servants ships and servants familiar with the sea, and they went to Ophir together with the servants of Solomon and brought from there 450 talents of gold and brought it to King Solomon.

1 Chronicles 22:14 ESV / 3 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.

1 Chronicles 18:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

These also King David dedicated to the Lord, together with the silver and gold that he had carried off from all the nations, from Edom, Moab, the Ammonites, the Philistines, and Amalek.

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