11 Bible Verses About Pearls
Should we cast our pearls before swine?
Have you heard people talking about the pearls in Scripture? Let’s examine the Bible Verses about pearls. You’ve probably heard the phrase “cast your pearls before swine” and it’s from a Bible verse.
Bible Verses On Pearls
No mention of coral and crystal can be made; For the possession of wisdom is even above [that of] rubies or pearls. (Job 28:18 AMP)
There is gold, and an abundance of pearls, But the lips of knowledge are a vessel of preciousness [the most precious of all]. (Proverbs 20:15 AMP)
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. (Proverbs 31:10 AMP)
Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces. (Matthew 7:6 NKJV)
Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces. (Matthew 7:6 NIV)
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it. (Matthew 13:45-46 NIV)
I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God. (1 Timothy 2:9-10 NIV)
The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and was glittering with gold, precious stones and pearls. She held a golden cup in her hand, filled with abominable things and the filth of her adulteries. (Revelation 17:4 NIV)
Woe! Woe to you, great city, dressed in fine linen, purple and scarlet, and glittering with gold, precious stones and pearls! (Revelation 18:16 NIV)
The twelve gates were twelve pearls, each gate made of a single pearl. The great street of the city was of gold, as pure as transparent glass. (Revelation 21:21 NIV)
The twelve gates were twelve pearls: each individual gate was of one pearl. And the street of the city was pure gold, like transparent glass. (Revelation 21:21 NKJV)
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Written by Christine Abraham @BibleCafeCoach
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