11 Bible Verses About Pearls

Have you heard people talking about the pearls in Scripture? Let’s examine the Bible Verses about pearls. What does the Bible say about pearls.

Bible Verses About Pearls

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)

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)

Coral and quartz are not worth mentioning. The price of wisdom is beyond pearls. (Job 28:18 HCSB)

 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls.” (Matthew 13:45 HCSB)

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