20 Bible Verses about Belts
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After Ahab had left, the hand of the LORD came upon Elijah, and he tucked his mantle into his belt and outran Ahab in a race to the city gate of Jezreel.
When they arrived at the great stone that is in Gibeon, Amasa came out to meet them. Joab was dressed in a soldier's uniform, over which was a belt that fastened a sword sheath to his thigh. As he walked forward, the sword was exposed.
"Furthermore, you're aware of what Zeruiah's son Joab did to me and to those two commanders of the armies of Israel, Ner's son Abner and Jether's son Amasa, whom he killed, and how he shed the blood of wartime during times of peace, staining the very belt he wears around his waist and the sandals he wears on his feet.
This is what the LORD told me: "Go and buy a linen belt for yourself, and put it around your waist. But don't let it get wet." So I bought the belt according to the LORD's instruction, and put it around my waist. Then this message from the LORD came to me a second time: read more.
Take the belt that you bought and that is around your waist. Get up and go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a crevice in the rock." So I went and hid it at the Euphrates, just as the LORD had commanded me. After a long time, the LORD told me, "Arise, go to the Euphrates, and get the belt that I commanded you to hide there." I went to the Euphrates and dug it up. I got the belt from the place where I had hidden it. The belt was ruined! It was not good for anything. Then this message from the LORD came to me: "This is what the LORD says: "In the same way I'll ruin the pride of Judah and the pride of Jerusalem. This evil people that refuses to listen to my words, that stubbornly pursues their own desires, and that follows other gods to serve and worship them, will be like this belt that is not good for anything. For just as the belt clings tightly to a person's waist, so I've made all the people of Israel and all the people of Judah cling tightly to me,' declares the LORD. "I did this so that they would be my people, name, praise, and glory. But they wouldn't listen.'
He came to us, took Paul's belt, and tied his own feet and hands with it. Then he said, "The Holy Spirit says, "This is how the Jewish leaders in Jerusalem will tie up the man who owns this belt. Then they will hand him over to the gentiles.'"
Stand firm, therefore, having fastened the belt of truth around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness,