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Theasaurus: Clothing

Attire (25 instances)
Beauty (125 instances)
Cloak (78 instances)
Closet (6 instances)
Clothe (78 instances)
Collar (10 instances)
Diadem (16 instances)
Dressing (12 instances)
Finery (2 instances)
Fringe (7 instances)
Garland (9 instances)
Garment (169 instances)
Mantle (34 instances)
Raiment (80 instances)
Ribbon (6 instances)
Sackcloth (47 instances)
Sandal (21 instances)
Scepter (30 instances)
Shawl (4 instances)
Swaddling (3 instances)
Tapestry (3 instances)
Tassel (6 instances)
Tiara (2 instances)
Train (18 instances)
Trousers (7 instances)
Tunic (25 instances)
Undressing (1 instance)
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Vesture (11 instances)
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54 Bible Verses about Clothing

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Deuteronomy 22:5

The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are an abomination unto the LORD your God.

Exodus 28:1-5

And take unto you Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office, even Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron's sons. And you shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother for glory and for beauty. And you shall speak unto all that are wise hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's garments to consecrate him, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office.read more.
And these are the garments which they shall make; a breastplate, and an ephod, and a robe, and an embroidered coat, a turban, and a band: and they shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother, and his sons, that he may minister unto me in the priest's office. And they shall take gold, and blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine linen.

Exodus 29:5-6

And you shall take the garments, and put upon Aaron the coat, and the robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breastplate, and gird him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod: And you shall put the turban upon his head, and put the holy crown upon the turban.

Exodus 39:1

And of the blue, and purple, and scarlet, they made cloths of service, to do service in the holy place, and made the holy garments for Aaron; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Leviticus 8:7-9

And he put upon him the coat, and girded him with the belt, and clothed him with the robe, and put the ephod upon him, and he girded him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod, and bound it on him. And he put the breastplate upon him: also he put in the breastplate the Urim and the Thummim. And he put the turban upon his head; also upon the turban, even upon its front, did he put the golden plate, the holy crown; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Ezekiel 44:17-19

And it shall come to pass, that when they enter in at the gates of the inner court, they shall be clothed with linen garments; and no wool shall come upon them, while they minister in the gates of the inner court, and inside. They shall have linen turbans upon their heads, and shall have linen trousers upon their bodies; they shall not gird themselves with anything that causes sweat. And when they go forth into the outer court, even into the outer court to the people, they shall put off their garments in which they ministered, and lay them in the holy chambers, and they shall put on other garments; and they shall not sanctify the people with their garments.

Genesis 41:42

And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in clothing of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck;

2 Samuel 13:18

And she had a garment of many colors upon her: for with such robes were the king's daughters that were virgins dressed. Then his servant brought her out, and bolted the door after her.

Psalm 45:13-14

The king's daughter is all glorious within the palace: her clothing is of woven gold. She shall be brought unto the king in robes of needlework: the virgins, her companions that follow her, shall be brought unto you.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spoke, and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall read this writing, and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Acts 12:21

And upon a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat upon his throne, and made an oration unto them.

Deuteronomy 8:4

Your clothing grew not old upon you, neither did your foot swell, these forty years.

Deuteronomy 29:5

And I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes have not worn out upon you, and your shoes have not worn out upon your foot.

Nehemiah 9:21

Yea, forty years did you sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes grew not old, and their feet swelled not.

Isaiah 51:8

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be forever, and my salvation from generation to generation.

Isaiah 50:9

Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? lo, they all shall grow old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.

Ruth 3:9

And he said, Who are you? And she answered, I am Ruth your handmaid: spread therefore your skirt over your handmaid; for you are a near kinsman.

Zechariah 8:23

Thus says the LORD of hosts; In those days it shall come to pass, that ten men shall take hold, out of every language of the nations, even shall take hold of the robe of him that is a Jew, saying, We will go with you: for we have heard that God is with you.

Matthew 9:20

And, behold, a woman, who was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:

Luke 8:44

Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood ceased.

John 20:17

Jesus said unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.

1 Samuel 15:27

And as Samuel turned about to go away, he laid hold upon the skirt of his mantle, and it tore.

1 Samuel 24:4-5

And the men of David said unto him, Behold the day of which the LORD said unto you, Behold, I will deliver your enemy into your hand, that you may do to him as it shall seem good unto you. Then David arose, and cut off the skirt of Saul's robe stealthily. And it came to pass afterward, that David's heart troubled him, because he had cut off Saul's robe.

Genesis 37:29

And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he tore his clothes.

Genesis 44:13

Then they tore their clothes, and loaded every man his donkey, and returned to the city.

Leviticus 10:6

And Moses said unto Aaron, and unto Eleazar and unto Ithamar, his sons, Uncover not your heads, neither rend your clothes; lest you die, and lest wrath come upon all the people: but let your brethren, the whole house of Israel, bewail the burning which the LORD has kindled.

2 Samuel 3:31

And David said to Joab, and to all the people that were with him, Tear your clothes, and gird you with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And king David himself followed the coffin.

Ezekiel 16:10-13

I clothed you also with embroidered work, and gave you sandals of badgers' skin, and I clothed you with fine linen, and I covered you with silk. I adorned you also with ornaments, and I put bracelets upon your hands, and a chain on your neck. And I put a ring on your nose, and earrings in your ears, and a beautiful crown upon your head.read more.
Thus were you adorned with gold and silver; and your clothing was of fine linen, and silk, and embroidered work; you did eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and you were exceedingly beautiful, and you did prosper into a kingdom.

Luke 15:22

But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and sandals on his feet:

2 Kings 1:8

And they answered him, He was a hairy man, and wearing a belt of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

Matthew 3:4

And the same John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a leather belt about his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Mark 1:6

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a belt of a skin about his waist; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;

Isaiah 20:2-4

At the same time spoke the LORD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and remove the sackcloth from off your body, and put off your shoes from your feet. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot. And the LORD said, Just as my servant Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder against Egypt and against Ethiopia; So shall the king of Assyria lead away the Egyptians prisoners, and the Ethiopians captives, young and old, naked and barefoot, even with their buttocks uncovered, to the shame of Egypt.

Matthew 27:28

And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.

Mark 15:17

And they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his head,

John 19:2

And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe,

Luke 23:11

And Herod with his men of war despised him, and mocked him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate.

Matthew 27:35

And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and for my clothing did they cast lots.

Mark 15:24

And when they had crucified him, they parted his garments, casting lots for them, what every man should take.

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Clothing » of priests » General references

Exodus 29:29

And the holy garments of Aaron shall be his sons' after him, to be anointed in them, and to be consecrated in them.

Exodus 29:5

And you shall take the garments, and put upon Aaron the coat, and the robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breastplate, and gird him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod:

Exodus 28:2

And you shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother for glory and for beauty.

Exodus 31:10

And the cloths of service, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, to minister in the priest's office,

Exodus 39:1

And of the blue, and purple, and scarlet, they made cloths of service, to do service in the holy place, and made the holy garments for Aaron; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Clothing » General references to

Daniel 5:29

Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with scarlet, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made a proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Matthew 3:4

And the same John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a leather belt about his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Genesis 27:15

And Rebekah took the best clothing of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:

2 Samuel 1:24

You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

Clothing » Rich apparel, the wearing of

Ezekiel 27:24

These were your merchants in all sorts of things, in blue clothes, and embroidered work, and in rugs of many colors, bound with cords, and made secure, among your merchandise.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spoke, and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall read this writing, and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Esther 6:8

Let the royal robes be brought which the king has worn, and the horse that the king rides upon, and the royal crown which is set upon his head:

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.

Clothing » Spiritual » White raiment, the heavenly garment

Matthew 17:12

But I say unto you, That Elijah is come already, and they knew him not, but have done unto him whatsoever they desired. Likewise shall also the Son of man suffer of them.

Revelation 4:4

And round about the throne were four and twenty thrones: and upon the thrones I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white clothing; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.

Revelation 7:9

After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and tribes, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;

More verses: Revelation 19:8

Clothing » Spiritual » The robe of righteousness, the saint's adorning

Job 29:14

I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my justice was as a robe and a turban.

Psalm 132:16

I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake; put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for no longer, there shall no more come into you the uncircumcised and the unclean.

Zechariah 3:4

And he answered and spoke unto those that stood before him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused your iniquity to pass from you, and I will clothe you with rich apparel.

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Clothing » Coats

Exodus 28:40

And for Aaron's sons you shall make coats, and you shall make for them belts, and turbans shall you make for them, for glory and for beauty.

Acts 9:39

Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.

Daniel 3:21

Then these men were bound in their coats, their trousers, and their turbans, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.

Clothing » Mantles

Ezra 9:3

And when I heard this thing, I tore my garment and my mantle, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down appalled.

1 Kings 19:13

And it was so, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went out, and stood in the entrance of the cave. And, behold, there came a voice unto him, and said, What do you here, Elijah?

2 Kings 2:8

And Elijah took his mantle, and wrapped it together, and struck the waters, and they were divided here and there, so that they both went over on dry ground.

2 Kings 2:13

He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of Jordan;

Job 1:20

Then Job arose, and tore his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshiped,

Clothing » Admonitions in regard to » Of the two sexes not to be alike

Deuteronomy 22:5

The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are an abomination unto the LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 22:11

You shall not wear a garment of different sorts, as of woolen and linen together.

Clothing » Robes

1 Samuel 18:4

And Jonathan removed the robe that was upon him, and gave it to David, and his garments, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his belt.

2 Samuel 13:18

And she had a garment of many colors upon her: for with such robes were the king's daughters that were virgins dressed. Then his servant brought her out, and bolted the door after her.

Clothing » Of the israelites, did not become old

Deuteronomy 29:5

And I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes have not worn out upon you, and your shoes have not worn out upon your foot.

Deuteronomy 8:4

Your clothing grew not old upon you, neither did your foot swell, these forty years.

Nehemiah 9:21

Yea, forty years did you sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes grew not old, and their feet swelled not.

Clothing » Sandals

Acts 12:8

And the angel said unto him, Gird yourself, and bind on your sandals. And so he did. And he said unto him, Cast your garment about you, and follow me.

Clothing » Admonitions in regard to » Duty of cleanliness and care in

Clothing » Admonitions in regard to » Of the ancient priests

Ezekiel 44:17

And it shall come to pass, that when they enter in at the gates of the inner court, they shall be clothed with linen garments; and no wool shall come upon them, while they minister in the gates of the inner court, and inside.

Clothing » Admonitions in regard to » Modesty in, encouraged

Clothing » Admonitions in regard to » Undue anxiety concerning, forbidden

Clothing » Admonitions in regard to » The inward adorning

Dress » Clothing » General references to

Daniel 5:29

Then commanded Belshazzar, and they clothed Daniel with scarlet, and put a chain of gold about his neck, and made a proclamation concerning him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Matthew 3:4

And the same John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a leather belt about his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Genesis 27:15

And Rebekah took the best clothing of her eldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them upon Jacob her younger son:

2 Samuel 1:24

You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

Dress » Clothing » Rich apparel, the wearing of

Ezekiel 27:24

These were your merchants in all sorts of things, in blue clothes, and embroidered work, and in rugs of many colors, bound with cords, and made secure, among your merchandise.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried aloud to bring in the astrologers, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. And the king spoke, and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whosoever shall read this writing, and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Esther 6:8

Let the royal robes be brought which the king has worn, and the horse that the king rides upon, and the royal crown which is set upon his head:

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad.

Dress » Clothing » Coats

Exodus 28:40

And for Aaron's sons you shall make coats, and you shall make for them belts, and turbans shall you make for them, for glory and for beauty.

Acts 9:39

Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.

Daniel 3:21

Then these men were bound in their coats, their trousers, and their turbans, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.

Dress » Clothing » Mantles

Ezra 9:3

And when I heard this thing, I tore my garment and my mantle, and plucked off the hair of my head and of my beard, and sat down appalled.

1 Kings 19:13

And it was so, when Elijah heard it, that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and went out, and stood in the entrance of the cave. And, behold, there came a voice unto him, and said, What do you here, Elijah?

2 Kings 2:8

And Elijah took his mantle, and wrapped it together, and struck the waters, and they were divided here and there, so that they both went over on dry ground.

2 Kings 2:13

He took up also the mantle of Elijah that fell from him, and went back, and stood by the bank of Jordan;

Job 1:20

Then Job arose, and tore his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshiped,

Dress » Clothing » Figurative

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken unto them, they would not have sin: but now they have no cover for their sin.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:

Dress » Clothing » Garments

Matthew 5:40

And if any man will sue you at the law, and take away your coat, let him have your cloak also.

2 Timothy 4:13

The cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, when you come, bring with you, and the books, but especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

And unto him that smites you on the one cheek offer also the other; and he that takes away your cloak forbid not to take your coat also.

Dress » Clothing » Robes

1 Samuel 18:4

And Jonathan removed the robe that was upon him, and gave it to David, and his garments, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his belt.

2 Samuel 13:18

And she had a garment of many colors upon her: for with such robes were the king's daughters that were virgins dressed. Then his servant brought her out, and bolted the door after her.

Dress » Clothing » Sandals

Acts 12:8

And the angel said unto him, Gird yourself, and bind on your sandals. And so he did. And he said unto him, Cast your garment about you, and follow me.

Garments » Called » Clothing

Job 22:6

For you have taken a pledge from your brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Job 31:19

If I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering;

Lambs » Used for » Clothing

Proverbs 27:26

The lambs are for your clothing, and the goats are for the price of the field.

Salvation » Illustrated by » Clothing

Psalm 132:16

I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

2 Chronicles 6:41

Now therefore arise, O LORD God, to your resting place, you, and the ark of your strength: let your priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and let your saints rejoice in goodness.

Topics on Clothing

Clothing Oneself

2;12;11

And thus shall you eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD'S passover.

Clothing Others

2;29;5-6

And you shall take the garments, and put upon Aaron the coat, and the robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breastplate, and gird him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod:

Clothing The Earth

19;65;13

The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with grain; they shout for joy, they also sing.

Clothing The Needy

23;58;7

Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and that you bring the poor that are cast out to your house? when you see the naked, that you cover him; and that you hide not yourself from your own flesh?

Clothing, Attitude Regarding

44;20;33

I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.

Clothing, Kinds Of

1;38;14

And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered herself with a veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him as wife.

Clothing, Need Of

60;3;3-4

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;

Clothing, Tearing Of

6;7;6

And Joshua tore his clothes, and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the evening, he and the elders of Israel, and put dust upon their heads.

Distinctive Clothing

1;38;14

And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered herself with a veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him as wife.

God Clothing People

1;3;21

Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.

God's Clothing

19;93;1

The LORD reigns, he is clothed with majesty; the LORD is clothed with strength, with which he has girded himself: the world also is established, that it cannot be moved.