100 Bible Verses about Silver

Psalm 66:10 ESV / 138 helpful votes

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

Hosea 13:2 ESV / 134 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 / 134 helpful votes

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

Exodus 20:23 ESV / 133 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 22:1 ESV / 122 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 5:10 ESV / 110 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 25:4 ESV / 101 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 6:30 ESV / 100 helpful votes

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

Zechariah 13:9 ESV / 95 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 16:16 ESV / 92 helpful votes

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

Numbers 7:49 ESV / 78 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;

Genesis 13:2 ESV / 78 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:20 ESV / 77 helpful votes

The tongue of the righteous is choice silver; the heart of the wicked is of little worth.

Ezra 8:26 ESV / 77 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 17:3 ESV / 72 helpful votes

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

Ezra 6:5 ESV / 72 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.”

Genesis 20:16 ESV / 72 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.”

Proverbs 25:11 ESV / 69 helpful votes

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

Acts 19:24 ESV / 67 helpful votes

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

Exodus 26:19 ESV / 67 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;

1 Peter 1:18-19 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot.

Isaiah 48:10 ESV / 66 helpful votes

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

Exodus 27:17 ESV / 66 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:14 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Matthew 26:15 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Malachi 3:3 ESV / 63 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.

Jeremiah 10:3-5 ESV / 63 helpful votes

For the customs of the peoples are vanity. A tree from the forest is cut down and worked with an axe by the hands of a craftsman. They decorate it with silver and gold; they fasten it with hammer and nails so that it cannot move. Their idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field, and they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it in them to do good.”

Ecclesiastes 5:1-10:20 ESV / 63 helpful votes

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth. Therefore let your words be few. For a dream comes with much business, and a fool's voice with many words. When you vow a vow to God, do not delay paying it, for he has no pleasure in fools. Pay what you vow. It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay. ...

Proverbs 10:1-20:30 ESV / 63 helpful votes

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother. Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit, but righteousness delivers from death. The Lord does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked. A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich. He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame. ...

Job 22:25 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Exodus 20:1-23:33 ESV / 63 helpful votes

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, ...

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Isaiah 60:17 ESV / 61 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.

1 Corinthians 3:12 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:19 ESV / 60 helpful votes

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

Genesis 44:2 ESV / 60 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.

Ezekiel 27:12 ESV / 59 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.

1 Kings 10:27 ESV / 59 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 10:2 ESV / 59 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.

Numbers 7:19 ESV / 59 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;

Numbers 7:13 ESV / 59 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 / 58 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.

Daniel 2:32 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Genesis 23:15 ESV / 56 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.”

James 5:3 ESV / 55 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.

Ezekiel 7:19 ESV / 54 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.

Jeremiah 10:9 ESV / 53 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.

Exodus 3:22 ESV / 53 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.”

Jeremiah 6:29 ESV / 52 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.

Proverbs 8:19 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Job 27:16 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Exodus 11:2 ESV / 51 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.”

Haggai 2:8 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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

Ecclesiastes 12:6 ESV / 49 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,

Numbers 7:85 ESV / 49 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,

Isaiah 2:7 ESV / 48 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.

Acts 19:19 ESV / 47 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 10:9 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Acquire no gold or silver or copper for your belts,

Ezekiel 28:4 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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

Ezra 5:14 ESV / 47 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;

Daniel 11:43 ESV / 46 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.

Amos 8:6 ESV / 45 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 7:79 ESV / 44 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;

Proverbs 22:7 ESV / 43 helpful votes

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

Exodus 38:25 ESV / 43 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 / 43 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 / 43 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 22:18-22 ESV / 42 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 30:22 ESV / 42 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!”

2 Chronicles 1:15 ESV / 42 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 / 42 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 / 42 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 23:13-16 ESV / 42 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 / 42 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.

James 5:1-6 ESV / 41 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. ...

Proverbs 26:23 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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

Job 23:10 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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

2 Kings 12:13 ESV / 41 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 / 41 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 / 41 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;

Genesis 2:12 ESV / 41 helpful votes

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

Song of Solomon 1:11 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

1 Kings 10:25 ESV / 40 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 39 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 / 39 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?

Daniel 5:2 ESV / 39 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.

Proverbs 22:1-2 ESV / 39 helpful votes

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. The rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the Maker of them all.

Proverbs 16:2 ESV / 39 helpful votes

All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit.

Proverbs 13:22 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

2 Chronicles 2:14 ESV / 39 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.

Revelation 3:18 ESV / 38 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.

1 Peter 3:3 ESV / 38 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—

Romans 13:8 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

John 3:16-17 ESV / 38 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 11:38 ESV / 38 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.

2 Samuel 8:10 ESV / 38 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.

Genesis 24:35 ESV / 38 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.

Ecclesiastes 12:6-7 ESV / 37 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.

Proverbs 1:5 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Genesis 23:16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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.

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