Let your loins be girded about and your lamps burning,
Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be likened unto ten virgins who, taking their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom.
but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
Stand firm, therefore, having your loins girt about with truth and having on the breastplate, of righteousness,
Therefore, having the loins of your understanding girded with temperance, wait perfectly in the grace that is presented unto you when Jesus, the Christ, is manifested unto you,
Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in the heavens.
that ye may be blameless and innocent, children of God without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world,
And the hand of the LORD was upon Elijah, who girded up his loins and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel.
None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken;
And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faith the girdle of his kidneys.