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16 It’s worth more than all the gold of Ophir,
    greater than precious onyx or lapis lazuli.

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12 I will make people scarcer than gold—
    more rare than the fine gold of Ophir.

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Kings’ daughters are among your noble women.
    At your right side stands the queen,
    wearing jewelry of finest gold from Ophir!

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13 You were in Eden,
    the garden of God.
Your clothing was adorned with every precious stone[a]
    red carnelian, pale-green peridot, white moonstone,
    blue-green beryl, onyx, green jasper,
    blue lapis lazuli, turquoise, and emerald—
all beautifully crafted for you
    and set in the finest gold.
They were given to you
    on the day you were created.

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Footnotes

  1. 28:13 The identification of some of these gemstones is uncertain.

I am donating more than 112 tons of gold[a] from Ophir and 262 tons of refined silver[b] to be used for overlaying the walls of the buildings

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Footnotes

  1. 29:4a Hebrew 3,000 talents [102 metric tons] of gold.
  2. 29:4b Hebrew 7,000 talents [238 metric tons] of silver.

20 The fourth row will contain a blue-green beryl, an onyx, and a green jasper. All these stones will be set in gold filigree.

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