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15 Bible Verses about Cleanliness

Most Relevant Verses

Deuteronomy 23:12-14

Thou shalt have a place also outside the camp, and shalt go forth thither. And thou shalt have a shovel amongst thy weapons, and it shall be, when thou sittest down abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which is come from thee. For Jehovah thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; and thy camp shall be holy, that he see nothing unseemly with thee, and turn away from thee.

Matthew 23:26

Blind Pharisee, make clean first the inside of the cup and of the dish, that their outside also may become clean.

From Thematic Bible


Ablution » Cleanliness » Examples of

Genesis 18:4

Let now a little water be fetched, that ye may wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree.

Genesis 43:24

And the man brought the men into Joseph's house, and gave water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their asses food.

Exodus 19:14

And Moses came down from the mountain to the people, and hallowed the people; and they washed their clothes.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his clothing, and entered into the house of Jehovah and worshipped; then he came to his own house and required them to set bread before him, and he ate.

Mark 7:3

(for the Pharisees and all the Jews, unless they wash their hands diligently, do not eat, holding what has been delivered by the ancients;

Cleanliness » Encouraged

Ruth 3:3

Wash thyself therefore, and anoint thyself, and put thy raiment upon thee, and go down to the floor; make not thyself known to the man, until he shall have done eating and drinking.

Genesis 35:2

And Jacob said to his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are among you, and cleanse yourselves, and change your garments;

Leviticus 13:6

And the priest shall look on him again the seventh day, and behold, the sore is become pale and the sore hath not spread in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him clean; it is a scab; and he shall wash his garments and be clean.

More verses: Numbers 8:7

Cleanliness » Examples of

Genesis 18:4

Let now a little water be fetched, that ye may wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree.

Genesis 43:24

And the man brought the men into Joseph's house, and gave water, and they washed their feet; and he gave their asses food.

Exodus 19:14

And Moses came down from the mountain to the people, and hallowed the people; and they washed their clothes.

2 Samuel 12:20

Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his clothing, and entered into the house of Jehovah and worshipped; then he came to his own house and required them to set bread before him, and he ate.

Mark 7:3

(for the Pharisees and all the Jews, unless they wash their hands diligently, do not eat, holding what has been delivered by the ancients;

Cleanliness » Figurative

Cleanliness » Regulation relating to, in camp

Deuteronomy 23:12-14

Thou shalt have a place also outside the camp, and shalt go forth thither. And thou shalt have a shovel amongst thy weapons, and it shall be, when thou sittest down abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which is come from thee. For Jehovah thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; and thy camp shall be holy, that he see nothing unseemly with thee, and turn away from thee.

Topics on Cleanliness

Cleanliness, Metaphorical Use

23;4;4

when the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion, and shall have scoured out the blood of Jerusalem from its midst, by the spirit of judgment, and by the spirit of burning.