Rubies have always held a special place in my heart. Primarily because that is my birthstone. But it's also a little intimidating. At least when I think of how it's used it scripture it can be. Here are verses that mention rubies.
"No mention shall be made of corral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies." Job 28:18
"She is more precious than rubies: and all of the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her." Proverbs 3:15
"For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it." Proverbs 8:11
"There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel." Proverbs 20:15
"Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies." Proverbs 31:10
"Her Nazarites were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing was of sapphire:" Lamentations 4:7
The color Red symbolizes: action, confidence, courage, & vitality. Let's break this down and define the 4 words that are used to describe red.
Action: Something done or performed; act; deed. An act that one consciously wills and that may be characterized by physical or mental activity: a crisis that demands action instead of debate; hoping for constructiveaction by the landlord. Energetic activity: a man of action.
Confidence: Full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing belief in oneself and one's powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance
Courage: The quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery.
Vitality: Capacity for survival or for the continuation of a meaningful or purposeful existence power to live or grow.
Just some things to ponder on.