King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index

A thing of highly estimated value.

Genesis 42:25; Genesis 42:27-28; Genesis 42:35; Genesis 43:18; Genesis 43:21-23

Precious stones
1 Chronicles 29:8

Jesus forbids the hoarding of
Matthew 6:19; Matthew 19:21; Luke 12:33

Matthew 13:44


Of the graces of the Spirit
Proverbs 21:20; Isaiah 33:6

Of spiritual understanding
Matthew 13:52; Colossians 2:3

Of the object of the affections
Matthew 6:21; Luke 12:34

Of spiritual calling
2 Corinthians 4:6-7

Gospel called
2 Corinthians 4:7

Parable of
Matthew 13:44

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURE, noun trezh'ur. [Latin thesaurus.]

1. Wealth accumulated; particularly, a stock or store of money in reserve. Henry VII. was frugal and penurious, and collected a great treasure of gold and silver.

2. A great quantity of any thing collected for future use.

We have treasures in the field, of wheat and of barley, and of oil and of honey. Jeremiah 41:8.

3. Something very much valued. Psalms 135:4.

Ye shall be a peculiar treasure to me. Exodus 19:5.

4. Great abundance.

In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Colossians 2:3.

TREASURE, verb transitive trezh'ur. To hoard; to collect and reposit, either money or other things, for future use; to lay up; as, to treasure gold and silver; usually with up. Sinners are said to treasure up wrath against the day of wrath. Romans 2:1.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Treasure Cities

Store cities which the Israelites built for the Egyptians (Exodus 1:11). (See PITHOM.) Towns in which the treasures of the kings of Judah were kept were so designated (1 Chronicles 27:25).

Naves Topical Index
Treasure Cities

Built for the storage of the king's substance
Exodus 1:11; 1 Kings 9:19; 2 Chronicles 8:4; 2 Chronicles 8:6

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Treasure Houses

The houses or magazines built for the safe keeping of treasure and valuable articles of any kind (Ezra 5:17; 7:20; Nehemiah 10:38; Daniel 1:2).

Smith's Bible Dictionary

The kings of Judah had keepers of their treasures both in city and country (1 Chronicles 27:25) and the places where these magazines were laid up were called treasure-cities. and the buildings treasure-houses. Pharaoh compelled the Hebrews to build him treasure-cities. (Exodus 1:11)

McClintock and Strong. [PITHOM]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURE-CITY, noun trezh'ur-city. A city for stores and magazines. Exodus 1:1.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURED, participle passive trezh'ured. Hoarded; laid up for future use.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURE-HOUSE, noun trezh'ur-house. A house or building where treasures and stores are kept.

Naves Topical Index

Of kings
2 Kings 20:13; 1 Chronicles 27:25; 2 Chronicles 32:27-28; Ezra 1:7-8; Esther 3:9

Records preserved in
Ezra 5:17; Ezra 6:1

Treasurers in charge of
Ezra 7:20-21

Heathen temples used for
Daniel 1:2

Tabernacle used for
Numbers 31:54; Joshua 6:19; Joshua 6:24

Solomon's temple used for
1 Kings 7:51; 2 Kings 12:4-14; 2 Kings 12:18; 2 Kings 22:4-5; 1 Chronicles 28:11-12; Matthew 27:6; Mark 12:41; Mark 12:43; Luke 21:1; John 8:20

Under the charge of the Levites
1 Chronicles 26:20

Chambers provided in the temple for various kinds of offerings
Nehemiah 10:38-39; Nehemiah 13:5; Nehemiah 13:9; Nehemiah 13:12; Malachi 3:10

Priests and Levites in charge of
1 Chronicles 9:26; 1 Chronicles 26:20-28; Nehemiah 12:44; Nehemiah 13:13

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURER, noun trezh'urer. One who has the care of a treasure or treasury; an officer who receives the public money arising from taxes and duties or other sources of revenue, takes charge of the same, and disburses it upon orders drawn by the proper authority. Incorporated companies and private societies have also their treasurers.

In England, the lord high treasurer is the principal officer of the crown, under whose charge is all the national revenue.

The treasurer of the household, in the absence of the lord-steward, has power with the controller and other officers of the Green-cloth, and the steward of the Marshalsea, to hear and determine treasons, felonies and other crimes committed within the king's palace. There is also the treasurer of the navy, and the treasurers of the county.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURERSHIP, noun trezh'ureship. The office of treasurer.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURESS, noun trezh'uress. A female who has charge of a treasure.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TREASURE-TROVE, noun trezh'ur-trove. Any money, bullion and the like, found in the earth, the owner of which is not known.