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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)
Vestry (1 instance)
Vesture (11 instances)
Waistband (16 instances)

54 Bible Verses about Clothing

Most Relevant Verses

Deuteronomy 22:5

"The apparel of a man shall not be [put] on a woman, and a man shall not wear the clothing of a woman, because everyone who does these things is detestable to Yahweh your God.

Exodus 28:1-5

"And bring near to you Aaron, your brother, and his sons with him from the midst of the {Israelites} to serve as priests for me--Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, the sons of Aaron. And you will make holy garments for Aaron, your brother, for glory and for splendor. And you will speak to all [the] skilled of heart, whom I have given {a gift of skill}, and they will make the garments of Aaron to consecrate him for his serving as my priest.read more.
And these are the garments that they will make: A breast piece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic of specially woven fabric, a turban and a sash. And they will make holy garments for Aaron your brother, and for his sons to serve as priests for me. "And they will take the gold and the blue and the purple and the crimson [yarns] and the fine linen,

Exodus 29:5-6

And you will take the garments and clothe Aaron with the tunic and the robe of the ephod, and you will fasten to him the ephod and the breast piece with the waistband of the ephod. And you will set the turban on his head, and you will put the holy diadem on the turban.

Exodus 39:1

And from the blue and the purple and the crimson [yarns] they made woven garments for serving in the sanctuary, and they made the holy garments that were for Aaron, as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Leviticus 8:7-9

Then he put the tunic on him and tied the sash [around] him; then he clothed him with the robe and put the ephod on him; then he tied the ephod's waistband [around] him and fastened [the ephod] to him with it. Then he placed the breastpiece on him and put the Urim and the Thummim into the breastpiece; and he placed the turban on his head, and on {the front of} the turban he placed the gold rosette, the holy diadem, [just] as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Ezekiel 44:17-19

{And then} {when they come} to the gates of the inner courtyards, they shall put on their inner linen garments and not wear wool [garments] {when they serve} in the gates of the inner courtyard and {inside} the temple. Linen turbans shall be on their head and linen undergarments shall be on their waists; they shall not gird themselves with [material causing] perspiration. When they go out to the outer courtyard to the people, they must take off their garment in which they [were] serving, and they must place them {in the holy chambers}, and they must put on other [garments], so that they will not make the people holy with their garments.

Genesis 41:42

Then Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his finger and put it on the finger of Joseph. And he clothed him with garments of fine linen, and he put a chain of gold around his neck.

2 Samuel 13:18

Now there [was] a long-sleeved robe on her, for so they clothed the daughters of the king who [were] virgins, in robes. His servant put her outside, and he bolted the door behind her.

Psalm 45:13-14

The king's daughter is all glorious within; her garment [is] of gold embroidered cloth. She is brought to the king [in] colorful garments. [The] young women behind her, her attendants, [are] being brought to you.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried {aloud} to bring [in] the conjurers, the {astrologers} and the diviners; the king {spoke} and said to [the] wise men of Babylon, "Any man that can read this writing and can tell me its explanation will be clothed [in] purple and [will have] necklace of gold [hung] around his neck and he will rule [as] third [in authority] in the kingdom."

Acts 12:21

So on an appointed day Herod, [after] putting on royal clothing and sitting down on the judgment seat, began to deliver a public address to them.

Deuteronomy 8:4

Your clothing did not wear out {on you}, and your feet did not swell [during] these forty years.

Deuteronomy 29:5

And I have led you forty years in the desert; your clothes [have] not worn out {on you}, and your sandal has not worn out {on your foot}.

Nehemiah 9:21

Forty years you sustained them in the desert--they were not in need. Their clothing did not wear out and their feet did not swell.

Isaiah 51:8

For a moth will eat them like garments; a moth will devour them like wool, but my righteousness will be forever, and my salvation for {generation after generation}."

Isaiah 50:9

Look! The Lord Yahweh helps me. Who is the one who will declare me guilty? Look! All of them will be worn out like a garment; [the] moth will eat them.

Ruth 3:9

And he said, "Who [are] you?" And she said, "I [am] Ruth, your servant. Spread {your garment} over your servant because you [are] a redeemer."

Zechariah 8:23

Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'In those days ten men from {all the nations of every language} will take hold of the hem of a Judean man, saying, "Let us go with you, for we have heard [that] God [is] with you!" '"

Matthew 9:20

And behold, a woman who had been suffering with a hemorrhage twelve years approached from behind [and] touched the edge of his cloak,

Luke 8:44

came up behind [him] [and] touched the edge of his cloak, and immediately {her hemorrhaging} stopped.

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.'"

1 Samuel 15:27

As Samuel turned around to go, he caught hold of the hem of his robe, and it tore.

1 Samuel 24:4-5

And David's men said to him, "Look, today [is] the day about which Yahweh said to you, 'See, I am giving your enemy into your hand, and you can do to him {whatever seems good to you}.'" So David got up and secretly cut the hem of Saul's robe. {And then} afterward David {felt guilty}, because he had cut {the hem of Saul's robe}.

Genesis 37:29

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

Genesis 44:13

Then they tore their clothes, and each one loaded his donkey and they returned to the city.

Leviticus 10:6

Then Moses said to Aaron and to his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, "You must not let your hair hang loosely, and you must not tear your garments, so that you will not die and he will be angry with all the community. But your brothers, all the house of Israel, may weep [because of] {the burning that Yahweh caused},

2 Samuel 3:31

David said to Joab and to all the people who [were] with him, "Tear your clothing and put on sackcloth and mourn before Abner." Now King David [was] following after the bier.

Ezekiel 16:10-13

And I clothed you [with] beautiful finished cloth, and I put sandals [on] you [of] fine leather, and I bound you in fine linen, and I covered you [with] costly fabric. And I adorned you [with] ornaments, and I put a bracelet on your arms and a necklace on your neck. And I put an ornamental ring on your nose and earrings on your ears and a {beautiful crown} on your head.read more.
And you adorned yourself with gold and silver, and your clothing [was] fine linen and costly fabric and beautiful finished cloth; you ate finely milled flour and honey and olive oil, and you became exceedingly beautiful; {you were fit to be a queen}.

Luke 15:22

But [his] father said to his slaves, 'Quickly bring out the best robe and put [it] on him, and put a ring on his finger and sandals on [his] feet!

2 Kings 1:8

They answered him, "A {hairy man} with a leather belt girded around his waist." And he said, "It [is] Elijah the Tishbite."

Matthew 3:4

Now John himself had his clothing made from camel's hair and a belt made of leather around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Mark 1:6

And John was dressed in camel's hair and a belt made of leather around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.

Isaiah 20:2-4

at that time, Yahweh had spoken by the hand of Isaiah son of Amoz, saying, "Go and loosen the sackcloth from your loins, and take off your sandals from your feet," and he had done so, walking naked and barefoot. Then Yahweh said, "Just as my servant Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot three years [as] a sign and a portent against Egypt and Cush, so shall the king of Assyria lead the captives of Egypt and the exiles of Cush, young and old, naked and barefoot, {with bared buttocks}, the shame of Egypt.

Matthew 27:28

And they stripped him [and] put a scarlet military cloak around him,

Mark 15:17

And they put a purple cloak on him, and [after] weaving a crown of thorns they placed [it] on him.

John 19:2

And the soldiers wove a crown of thorns and placed [it] on his head, and put a purple robe on him,

Luke 23:11

And Herod with his soldiers also treated him with contempt, and [after] mocking [him] [and] dressing [him] [in] glistening clothing, he sent him back to Pilate.

Mark 15:24

And they crucified him and divided his clothes among themselves [by] casting lots for them [to see] who should take what.

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Clothing » of priests » General references

Exodus 29:29

"And the holy garments that [are] for Aaron will be for his sons after him in which to anoint them and {to ordain them}.

Exodus 29:5

And you will take the garments and clothe Aaron with the tunic and the robe of the ephod, and you will fasten to him the ephod and the breast piece with the waistband of the ephod.

Exodus 28:2

And you will make holy garments for Aaron, your brother, for glory and for splendor.

Exodus 31:10

and the garments of woven material, and {the garments of the sanctuary} for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons to serve as priests,

Exodus 39:1

And from the blue and the purple and the crimson [yarns] they made woven garments for serving in the sanctuary, and they made the holy garments that were for Aaron, as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Clothing » General references to

Daniel 5:29

Then Belshazzar commanded, and they clothed Daniel [with] purple and [placed] a necklace of gold around his neck, and they made a proclamation concerning him that he would be [the] third ruler [in authority] in the kingdom.

Matthew 3:4

Now John himself had his clothing made from camel's hair and a belt made of leather around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Genesis 27:15

Then Rebekah took [some of] her older son Esau's best garments that [were] with her in the house, and she put [them] on Jacob her younger son.

2 Samuel 1:24

O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, the one who clothed you with crimson, the one who {adorned your clothing with golden ornaments}.

Clothing » Rich apparel, the wearing of

Ezekiel 27:24

They [were] trading [with] you in finery, in mantles of blue cloth and colorful embroidered work and with rugs of variegated cloth in twisted cords and knotted tightly; {these were among your merchandise}.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried {aloud} to bring [in] the conjurers, the {astrologers} and the diviners; the king {spoke} and said to [the] wise men of Babylon, "Any man that can read this writing and can tell me its explanation will be clothed [in] purple and [will have] necklace of gold [hung] around his neck and he will rule [as] third [in authority] in the kingdom."

Esther 6:8

let them bring {royal clothing} with which the king has clothed himself, and a horse that the king has ridden, and on whose head a royal head-dress has been given.

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in {royal clothing} of blue cloth and white linen, and a great crown of gold and a robe of fine white linen and purple, and the city of Susa was shouting and rejoicing.

Clothing » Spiritual » White raiment, the heavenly garment

Matthew 17:12

But I say to you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him, but did with him whatever they wanted. In the [same] way also the Son of Man is going to suffer [at] their hands."

Revelation 3:18

I advise you to buy from me gold refined by fire, in order that you may become rich, and white clothing, in order that you may be clothed and the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed, and eye salve to smear on your eyes, in order that you may see.

Revelation 7:9

After these [things] I looked, and behold, a great crowd that no one was able to number, from every nation and tribe and people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed [in] white robes and [with] palm branches 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] like a robe and a headband.

Psalm 132:16

I will also clothe its priests with salvation, and its faithful will shout exuberantly for joy.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake! Awake; put on your strength, Zion! Put on the garments of your beauty, Jerusalem, {holy city}! For [the] uncircumcised and [the] unclean shall not {continue to} enter you any longer.

Zechariah 3:4

And he answered and said to the ones standing {before} him, saying, "Remove the filthy garments from him." And he said to him, "See, I have taken away your guilt from you, and will clothe you [with] rich garments."

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Clothing » Coats

Exodus 28:40

And for the sons of Aaron you will make tunics, and you will make for them sashes and headdresses; you will make them for glory and for splendor.

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up [and] accompanied them. [When he] arrived, they brought [him] up to the upstairs room, and all the widows came to him, weeping and showing [him] tunics and [other] clothing that Dorcas used to make [while she] was with them.

Daniel 3:21

Then these men were bound with their garments, their trousers and their turbans and their [other] clothing, and they were thrown into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire.

Clothing » Mantles

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this I tore my garment and my robe, and I pulled the hair out from my head and beard, and I sat appalled.

1 Kings 19:13

It happened at the moment Elijah heard, he covered his face with his cloak and went out and stood [at] the entrance of the cave. Suddenly a voice [came] to him and said, "{Elijah, why are you here}?"

2 Kings 2:8

Elijah took his cloak, rolled it up, and struck the water. It divided {in two}, and the two of them crossed over on dry land.

2 Kings 2:13

Then he picked up Elijah's cloak that had fallen off of him, and he returned and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

Job 1:20

Then Job arose and tore his outer garment and shaved his head; {then} he fell upon the ground and he worshiped.

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

Deuteronomy 22:5

"The apparel of a man shall not be [put] on a woman, and a man shall not wear the clothing of a woman, because everyone who does these things is detestable to Yahweh your God.

Deuteronomy 22:11

"You shall not wear woven material [made of] wool and linen [mixed] together.

Clothing » Robes

1 Samuel 18:4

Jonathan stripped off the robe {that he was wearing} and gave it to David, along with his fighting attire, and even his sword, his bow, and his belt.

2 Samuel 13:18

Now there [was] a long-sleeved robe on her, for so they clothed the daughters of the king who [were] virgins, in robes. His servant put her outside, and he bolted the door behind her.

Clothing » Of the israelites, did not become old

Deuteronomy 29:5

And I have led you forty years in the desert; your clothes [have] not worn out {on you}, and your sandal has not worn out {on your foot}.

Deuteronomy 8:4

Your clothing did not wear out {on you}, and your feet did not swell [during] these forty years.

Nehemiah 9:21

Forty years you sustained them in the desert--they were not in need. Their clothing did not wear out and their feet did not swell.

Clothing » Sandals

Acts 12:8

And the angel said to him, "Gird yourself and put on your sandals!" And he did so. And he said to him, "Wrap your cloak around 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 then} {when they come} to the gates of the inner courtyards, they shall put on their inner linen garments and not wear wool [garments] {when they serve} in the gates of the inner courtyard and {inside} the temple.

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 Belshazzar commanded, and they clothed Daniel [with] purple and [placed] a necklace of gold around his neck, and they made a proclamation concerning him that he would be [the] third ruler [in authority] in the kingdom.

Matthew 3:4

Now John himself had his clothing made from camel's hair and a belt made of leather around his waist, and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Genesis 27:15

Then Rebekah took [some of] her older son Esau's best garments that [were] with her in the house, and she put [them] on Jacob her younger son.

2 Samuel 1:24

O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, the one who clothed you with crimson, the one who {adorned your clothing with golden ornaments}.

Dress » Clothing » Rich apparel, the wearing of

Ezekiel 27:24

They [were] trading [with] you in finery, in mantles of blue cloth and colorful embroidered work and with rugs of variegated cloth in twisted cords and knotted tightly; {these were among your merchandise}.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried {aloud} to bring [in] the conjurers, the {astrologers} and the diviners; the king {spoke} and said to [the] wise men of Babylon, "Any man that can read this writing and can tell me its explanation will be clothed [in] purple and [will have] necklace of gold [hung] around his neck and he will rule [as] third [in authority] in the kingdom."

Esther 6:8

let them bring {royal clothing} with which the king has clothed himself, and a horse that the king has ridden, and on whose head a royal head-dress has been given.

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in {royal clothing} of blue cloth and white linen, and a great crown of gold and a robe of fine white linen and purple, and the city of Susa was shouting and rejoicing.

Dress » Clothing » Coats

Exodus 28:40

And for the sons of Aaron you will make tunics, and you will make for them sashes and headdresses; you will make them for glory and for splendor.

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up [and] accompanied them. [When he] arrived, they brought [him] up to the upstairs room, and all the widows came to him, weeping and showing [him] tunics and [other] clothing that Dorcas used to make [while she] was with them.

Daniel 3:21

Then these men were bound with their garments, their trousers and their turbans and their [other] clothing, and they were thrown into the midst of the furnace of blazing fire.

Dress » Clothing » Mantles

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this I tore my garment and my robe, and I pulled the hair out from my head and beard, and I sat appalled.

1 Kings 19:13

It happened at the moment Elijah heard, he covered his face with his cloak and went out and stood [at] the entrance of the cave. Suddenly a voice [came] to him and said, "{Elijah, why are you here}?"

2 Kings 2:8

Elijah took his cloak, rolled it up, and struck the water. It divided {in two}, and the two of them crossed over on dry land.

2 Kings 2:13

Then he picked up Elijah's cloak that had fallen off of him, and he returned and stood on the bank of the Jordan.

Job 1:20

Then Job arose and tore his outer garment and shaved his head; {then} he fell upon the ground and he worshiped.

Dress » Clothing » Figurative

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin. But now they do not have a valid excuse for their sin.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

{For never} did we come with a word of flattery, just as you know, nor with a pretext of greediness (God [is] witness),

Dress » Clothing » Garments

Matthew 5:40

And the one who wants to go to court with you and take your tunic, {let him have} your outer garment also.

2 Timothy 4:13

[When you] come, bring the cloak that I left behind in Troas with Carpus, and the scrolls, especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

To the one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also, and from the one who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic also.

Dress » Clothing » Robes

1 Samuel 18:4

Jonathan stripped off the robe {that he was wearing} and gave it to David, along with his fighting attire, and even his sword, his bow, and his belt.

2 Samuel 13:18

Now there [was] a long-sleeved robe on her, for so they clothed the daughters of the king who [were] virgins, in robes. His servant put her outside, and he bolted the door behind her.

Dress » Clothing » Sandals

Acts 12:8

And the angel said to him, "Gird yourself and put on your sandals!" And he did so. And he said to him, "Wrap your cloak around you and follow me!"

Garments » Called » Clothing

Job 22:6

"Indeed, you have required a pledge from your family for nothing, and you have stripped off [the] clothes of [the] naked.

Job 31:19

if I have seen [the one who] perishes because of no clothing or [that] there is no covering for the poor,

Lambs » Used for » Clothing

Proverbs 27:26

Lambs [will be] your clothing, and goats the price of the field.

Salvation » Illustrated by » Clothing

Psalm 132:16

I will also clothe its priests with salvation, and its faithful will shout exuberantly for joy.

2 Chronicles 6:41

"And now arise, O Yahweh God, to your resting place, you and the ark of your strength! O Yahweh God, let the priests be clothed with salvation, and let your holy ones rejoice in your goodness!

Topics on Clothing

Clothing Oneself

2;12;11

And this is how you will eat it--[with] your waists fastened, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand, and you will eat it in haste. It [is] Yahweh's Passover.

Clothing Others

2;29;5-6

And you will take the garments and clothe Aaron with the tunic and the robe of the ephod, and you will fasten to him the ephod and the breast piece with the waistband of the ephod.

Clothing The Earth

19;65;13

[The] pasturelands put on flocks, and [the] valleys clothe themselves with grain. They shout in triumph; they even sing.

Clothing The Needy

23;58;7

[Is it] not to break your bread for the hungry? You must bring {home} [the] poor, [the] homeless. When you see [the] naked, you must cover him, and you must not hide yourself from your {relatives}.

Clothing, Attitude Regarding

44;20;33

I have desired no one's silver or gold or clothing!

Clothing, Kinds Of

1;38;14

So she removed the clothes of her widowhood and covered [herself] with the veil and disguised herself. And she sat at the entrance to Eynayim, which [is] on the way to Timnah, for she saw that Shelah was grown but she had not been given to him as a wife.

Clothing, Need Of

60;3;3-4

Let your adornment not be the external [kind], braiding hair and putting on gold jewelry or putting on [fine] clothing,

Clothing, Tearing Of

6;7;6

And Joshua tore his clothes and fell to the ground on his face before the ark of Yahweh until the evening, he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.

Distinctive Clothing

1;38;14

So she removed the clothes of her widowhood and covered [herself] with the veil and disguised herself. And she sat at the entrance to Eynayim, which [is] on the way to Timnah, for she saw that Shelah was grown but she had not been given to him as a wife.

God Clothing People

1;3;21

And Yahweh God made for Adam and for his wife garments of skin, and he clothed them.

God's Clothing

19;93;1

Yahweh is king; he clothes himself with majesty. Yahweh clothes himself; he girds himself with might. Yes, [the] world is established [so that] it will not be moved.