100 Bible Verses about Silver

Hosea 13:2 ESV / 51 helpful votes

And now they sin more and more, and make for themselves metal images, idols skillfully made of their silver, all of them the work of craftsmen. It is said of them, “Those who offer human sacrifice kiss calves!”

Psalm 12:6 ESV / 49 helpful votes

The words of the Lord are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times.

Proverbs 25:4 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Take away the dross from the silver, and the smith has material for a vessel;

Zechariah 13:9 ESV / 33 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.’”

Proverbs 17:3 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

Genesis 13:2 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Numbers 7:49 ESV / 24 helpful votes

His offering was one silver plate whose weight was 130 shekels, one silver basin of 70 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Jeremiah 6:30 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Rejected silver they are called, for the Lord has rejected them.”

Ezra 8:26 ESV / 22 helpful votes

I weighed out into their hand 650 talents of silver, and silver vessels worth 200 talents, and 100 talents of gold,

Acts 19:24 ESV / 21 helpful votes

For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little business to the craftsmen.

Malachi 3:3 ESV / 21 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.

Proverbs 25:11 ESV / 20 helpful votes

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

Ezra 6:5 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And also let the gold and silver vessels of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took out of the temple that is in Jerusalem and brought to Babylon, be restored and brought back to the temple that is in Jerusalem, each to its place. You shall put them in the house of God.”

Job 22:25 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Then the Almighty will be your gold and your precious silver.

Exodus 20:23 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Genesis 20:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

To Sarah he said, “Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver. It is a sign of your innocence in the eyes of all who are with you, and before everyone you are vindicated.”

Psalm 66:10 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For you, O God, have tested us; you have tried us as silver is tried.

Acts 19:19 ESV / 16 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 26:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And said, “What will you give me if I deliver him over to you?” And they paid him thirty pieces of silver.

Jeremiah 6:29 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The bellows blow fiercely; the lead is consumed by the fire; in vain the refining goes on, for the wicked are not removed.

Ezra 5:14 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And the gold and silver vessels of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the temple that was in Jerusalem and brought into the temple of Babylon, these Cyrus the king took out of the temple of Babylon, and they were delivered to one whose name was Sheshbazzar, whom he had made governor;

Numbers 7:85 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Each silver plate weighing 130 shekels and each basin 70, all the silver of the vessels 2,400 shekels according to the shekel of the sanctuary,

Exodus 27:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

All the pillars around the court shall be filleted with silver. Their hooks shall be of silver, and their bases of bronze.

Exodus 26:19 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And forty bases of silver you shall make under the twenty frames, two bases under one frame for its two tenons, and two bases under the next frame for its two tenons;

Haggai 2:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 7:19 ESV / 15 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.

Genesis 44:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And put my cup, the silver cup, in the mouth of the sack of the youngest, with his money for the grain.” And he did as Joseph told him.

Amos 8:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

That we may buy the poor for silver and the needy for a pair of sandals and sell the chaff of the wheat?”

Numbers 10:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“Make two silver trumpets. Of hammered work you shall make them, and you shall use them for summoning the congregation and for breaking camp.

1 Corinthians 3:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Matthew 10:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Acquire no gold nor silver nor copper for your belts,

Daniel 11:43 ESV / 13 helpful votes

He shall become ruler of the treasures of gold and of silver, and all the precious things of Egypt, and the Libyans and the Cushites shall follow in his train.

Ecclesiastes 12:6 ESV / 13 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,

Exodus 38:25 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The silver from those of the congregation who were recorded was a hundred talents and 1,775 shekels, by the shekel of the sanctuary:

Exodus 36:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And he made forty bases of silver under the twenty frames, two bases under one frame for its two tenons, and two bases under the next frame for its two tenons.

Exodus 35:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Everyone who could make a contribution of silver or bronze brought it as the Lord's contribution. And every one who possessed acacia wood of any use in the work brought it.

Ezekiel 28:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 27:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“Tarshish did business with you because of your great wealth of every kind; silver, iron, tin, and lead they exchanged for your wares.

Isaiah 60:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Instead of bronze I will bring gold, and instead of iron I will bring silver; instead of wood, bronze, instead of stones, iron. I will make your overseers peace and your taskmasters righteousness.

Isaiah 2:7 ESV / 12 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.

2 Chronicles 1:15 ESV / 12 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.

1 Chronicles 29:2-7 ESV / 12 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 Chronicles 22:14 ESV / 12 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 Kings 10:27 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Numbers 7:79 ESV / 12 helpful votes

His offering was one silver plate whose weight was 130 shekels, one silver basin of 70 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:19 ESV / 12 helpful votes

He offered for his offering one silver plate whose weight was 130 shekels, one silver basin of 70 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Genesis 23:13-16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he said to Ephron in the hearing of the people of the land, “But if you will, hear me: I give the price of the field. Accept it from me, that I may bury my dead there.” Ephron answered Abraham, “My lord, listen to me: a piece of land worth four hundred shekels of silver, what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.” Abraham listened to Ephron, and Abraham weighed out for Ephron the silver that he had named in the hearing of the Hittites, four hundred shekels of silver, according to the weights current among the merchants.

Genesis 2:10-12 ESV / 12 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 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; ...

Ezekiel 22:18-22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to me; all of them are bronze and tin and iron and lead in the furnace; they are dross of silver. Therefore thus says the Lord God: Because you have all become dross, therefore, behold, I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem. As one gathers silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into a furnace, to blow the fire on it in order to melt it, so I will gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will put you in and melt you. I will gather you and blow on you with the fire of my wrath, and you shall be melted in the midst of it. As silver is melted in a furnace, so you shall be melted in the midst of it, and you shall know that I am the Lord; I have poured out my wrath upon you.”

Isaiah 48:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tried you in the furnace of affliction.

Isaiah 40:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

An idol! A craftsman casts it, and a goldsmith overlays it with gold and casts for it silver chains.

Proverbs 26:23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Like the glaze covering an earthen vessel are fervent lips with an evil heart.

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

Numbers 7:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And his offering was one silver plate whose weight was 130 shekels, one silver basin of 70 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Genesis 24:53 ESV / 11 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 23:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“My lord, listen to me: a piece of land worth four hundred shekels of silver, what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”

Genesis 2:12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

John 3:16-17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Daniel 5:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Belshazzar, when he tasted the wine, commanded that the vessels of gold and of silver that Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken out of the temple in Jerusalem be brought, that the king and his lords, his wives, and his concubines might drink from them.

Daniel 2:32 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The head of this image was of fine gold, its chest and arms of silver, its middle and thighs of bronze,

Song of Solomon 1:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

We will make for you ornaments of gold, studded with silver.

1 Kings 10:25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Every one of them brought his present, articles of silver and gold, garments, myrrh, spices, horses, and mules, so much year by year.

2 Samuel 8:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Toi sent his son Joram to King David, to ask about his health and to bless him because he had fought against Hadadezer and defeated him, for Hadadezer had often been at war with Toi. And Joram brought with him articles of silver, of gold, and of bronze.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Isaiah 30:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then you will defile your carved idols overlaid with silver and your gold-plated metal images. You will scatter them as unclean things. You will say to them, “Be gone!”

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold.

2 Chronicles 2:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre. He is trained to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, and in purple, blue, and crimson fabrics and fine linen, and to do all sorts of engraving and execute any design that may be assigned him, with your craftsmen, the craftsmen of my lord, David your father.

2 Kings 12:13 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But there were not made for the house of the Lord basins of silver, snuffers, bowls, trumpets, or any vessels of gold, or of silver, from the money that was brought into the house of the Lord,

Numbers 7:43 ESV / 9 helpful votes

His offering was one silver plate whose weight was 130 shekels, one silver basin of 70 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Numbers 7:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

His offering was one silver plate whose weight was 130 shekels, one silver basin of 70 shekels, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, both of them full of fine flour mixed with oil for a grain offering;

Revelation 3:18 ESV / 8 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.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Peter 3:3 ESV / 8 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—

James 5:3 ESV / 8 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.

James 5:1-6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. 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. Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. ...

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

John 3:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 14:28 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Daniel 11:38 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He shall honor the god of fortresses instead of these. A god whom his fathers did not know he shall honor with gold and silver, with precious stones and costly gifts.

Daniel 9:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And he shall make a strong covenant with many for one week, and for half of the week he shall put an end to sacrifice and offering. And on the wing of abominations shall come one who makes desolate, until the decreed end is poured out on the desolator.”

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Jeremiah 10:9 ESV / 8 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.

Ecclesiastes 12:6-7 ESV / 8 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, and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.

Proverbs 21:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.

Proverbs 8:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 1:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance,

Psalm 91:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.

Job 27:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Though he heap up silver like dust, and pile up clothing like clay,

Job 23:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Luke 15:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and seek diligently until she finds it?

Luke 14:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And Jesus responded to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?”

1 Kings 10:21 ESV / 6 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.

Exodus 12:35 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The people of Israel had also done as Moses told them, for they had asked the Egyptians for silver and gold jewelry and for clothing.

Exodus 11:2 ESV / 6 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.”

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