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4363 silver

4363 silver

A precious metal often surpassed in value only by gold. It had a variety of uses and by NT times was common in coinage.

Silver mined

Job 28:1-4

Silver acquired through trade

1Ki 10:22 pp 2Ch 9:20 See also Jer 10:9; Eze 27:12; Rev 18:11-12

Silver refined

Ps 66:10 See also Pr 17:3; Pr 27:21; Isa 48:10; Eze 22:20-22; Zec 13:9; Mal 3:3

Silver worked by silversmiths

Pr 25:4 See also 2Ch 2:7,13-14; Ac 19:24

Possession of silver a sign of wealth

Ge 13:2 See also Ge 24:35; Nu 22:18; Dt 8:13; Dt 17:17; Jos 22:8; 2Ch 32:27 Hezekiah’s riches; Job 3:13-15; Job 27:16; Ps 105:37; Ecc 2:8; Isa 2:7; Isa 60:17; Eze 16:13 the adornments of unfaithful Jerusalem; Eze 28:4; Da 11:43; Hos 2:8; Zec 9:3; Zec 14:14

Silver given as offerings to God

Ex 25:1-3 See also Ex 35:5,24; Nu 7:84-85; 2Sa 8:11 pp 1Ch 18:11; 1Ch 29:7; Ezr 1:1-11; Ezr 2:68-69; Ezr 7:13-16; Ezr 8:24-30; Ne 7:71-72

Silver in the tabernacle

Ex 38:17 See also Ex 26:18-25 pp Ex 36:23-30; Ex 26:31-32 pp Ex 36:35-36; Ex 27:9-11 pp Ex 38:9-12; Ex 27:17; Ex 38:18-19,25-28; Nu 10:2

Silver in the temple

1Ch 22:14 See also 1Ki 7:51 pp 2Ch 5:1; 1Ki 15:15 pp 2Ch 15:18; 2Ki 25:15 pp Jer 52:19; 1Ch 28:14-17; 1Ch 29:2-5; 2Ch 24:14; Da 5:2

Silver abundant in Jerusalem in Solomon’s time

1Ki 10:27 pp 2Ch 1:15 pp 2Ch 9:27 See also 1Ki 10:21 pp 2Ch 9:20

Silver as currency

Ge 37:28 See also Ge 20:16; Ge 23:15-16; Ge 33:19; Ge 42:35; Ex 21:32; Ex 38:25; Lev 5:15; Lev 27:6,16; Nu 3:50; Nu 18:16 the redemption of firstborn males; Dt 2:6,28; Dt 14:22-26; Dt 22:19,28-29; Jos 24:32; Jdg 9:4; Jdg 16:5 The rulers of the Philistines offer to pay Delilah for the secret of Samson’s great strength; Jdg 17:10; 1Sa 9:8; 2Sa 18:11; 2Sa 24:24 David buys Araunah’s threshing-floor and oxen; 1Ki 10:29 pp 2Ch 1:17; 1Ki 16:24; 1Ki 20:39; 2Ki 6:25; 1Ch 19:6; 2Ch 25:6; Ezr 7:21-22; Ne 5:15; Est 3:9 Haman promises to pay those who destroy the Jews; Job 42:11; Isa 7:23; Jer 32:9-10,44; Hos 3:1-2; Am 2:6; Am 8:5-6; Zep 1:11; Zec 11:12-13; Mt 10:9; Mt 26:15; Mt 27:3-10 Judas returns the thirty silver coins; Lk 10:35; Ac 3:6

Silver as tribute

2Ki 23:33-35 pp 2Ch 36:3 See also 1Ki 15:18-19 pp 2Ch 16:2-3; 2Ki 16:8; 2Ki 18:14-15; 2Ch 9:13-14,23-24; 2Ch 17:11; 2Ch 27:5

Silver as plunder

Jdg 5:19 See also Ex 3:22; Nu 31:21-23; Jos 6:18-19,24; Jos 7:21; 2Ki 14:14 pp 2Ch 25:24; Eze 38:13; Na 2:9

Silver idols or statues

Ex 20:23 See also Dt 7:25; Dt 29:17; Jdg 17:1-4; Ps 115:4; Isa 2:20; Isa 30:22; Isa 31:7; Isa 40:19; Isa 46:6; Jer 10:3-4,8-9; Da 2:32 the statue in Nebuchadnezzar’s dream; Da 5:4,23; Hos 8:4; Hos 13:2; Hab 2:19; Ac 17:29; Ac 19:24; Rev 9:20

Silver jewellery

Ge 24:53 See also SS 1:11; Eze 16:17

Silver referred to metaphorically

Job 22:23-25 See also Ps 12:6; Ps 68:13; Ps 119:72; Pr 2:1-5; Pr 3:13-14; Pr 8:10,19; Pr 10:20; Pr 16:16; Pr 22:1 Esteem is better than silver or gold; Pr 25:11; Ecc 12:6; Isa 1:22

See also

4303metals
4333gold
4348mining
4351refining
5260coinage
5272craftsmen
5412money
5594tribute
5615weights
5915ornaments
7402offerings
8768idolatry

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