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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 habiliments of a man are not on a woman, nor doth a man put on the garment of a woman, for the abomination of Jehovah thy God is any one doing these.

Exodus 28:1-5

And thou, bring thou near unto thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from the midst of the sons of Israel, for his being priest to Me, even Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, sons of Aaron; and thou hast made holy garments for Aaron thy brother, for honour and for beauty; and thou -- thou dost speak unto all the wise of heart, whom I have filled with a spirit of wisdom, and they have made the garments of Aaron to sanctify him for his being priest to Me.read more.
And these are the garments which they make: a breastplate, and an ephod, and an upper robe, and an embroidered coat, a mitre, and a girdle; yea, they have made holy garments for Aaron thy brother, and for his sons, for his being priest to Me. 'And they take the gold, and the blue, and the purple, and the scarlet, and the linen,

Exodus 29:5-6

and thou hast taken the garments, and hast clothed Aaron with the coat, and the upper robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breastplate, and hast girded him with the girdle of the ephod, and hast set the mitre on his head, and hast put the holy crown on the mitre,

Exodus 39:1

And of the blue, and the purple, and the scarlet, they made coloured garments, to minister in the sanctuary; and they make the holy garments which are for Aaron, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.

Leviticus 8:7-9

and doth put on him the coat, and doth gird him with the girdle, and doth clothe him with the upper robe, and doth put on him the ephod, and doth gird him with the girdle of the ephod, and doth bind it to him with it, and doth put on him the breastplate, and doth put unto the breastplate the Lights and the Perfections, and doth put the mitre on his head, and doth put on the mitre, over-against its front, the golden flower of the holy crown, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.

Ezekiel 44:17-19

And it hath come to pass, in their going in unto the gates of the inner court, linen garments they put on; and no wool cometh up on them in their ministering in the gates of the inner court and within. Linen bonnets are on their head, and linen trousers are on their loins, they are not restrained with sweat. And in their going forth unto the outer court -- unto the outer court unto the people -- they strip off their garments, in which they are ministering, and have placed them in the holy chambers, and have put on other garments; and they do not sanctify the people in their own garments.

Genesis 41:42

And Pharaoh turneth aside his seal-ring from off his hand, and putteth it on the hand of Joseph, and clotheth him with garments of fine linen, and placeth a chain of gold on his neck,

2 Samuel 13:18

-- and upon her is a long coat, for such upper robes do daughters of the king who are virgins put on, -- and his servant taketh her out without, and hath bolted the door after her.

Psalm 45:13-14

All glory is the daughter of the king within, Of gold-embroidered work is her clothing. In divers colours she is brought to the king, Virgins -- after her -- her companions, Are brought to thee.

Daniel 5:7

Call doth the king mightily, to bring up the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. Answered hath the king, and said to the wise men of Babylon, that, 'Any man who doth read this writing, and its interpretation doth shew me, purple he putteth on, and a bracelet of gold is on his neck, and third in the kingdom he doth rule.'

Acts 12:21

and on a set day, Herod having arrayed himself in kingly apparel, and having sat down upon the tribunal, was making an oration unto them,

Deuteronomy 8:4

'Thy raiment hath not worn out from off thee, and thy foot hath not swelled these forty years,

Deuteronomy 29:5

and I cause you to go forty years in a wilderness; your garments have not been consumed from off you, and thy shoe hath not worn away from off thy foot;

Nehemiah 9:21

and forty years Thou hast nourished them in a wilderness; they have not lacked; their garments have not worn out, and their feet have not swelled.

Isaiah 51:8

For as a garment eat them doth a moth, And as wool eat them doth a worm, And My righteousness is to the age, And My salvation to all generations.

Isaiah 50:9

Lo, the Lord Jehovah giveth help to me, Who is he that declareth me wicked? Lo, all of them as a garment wear out, A moth doth eat them.

Ruth 3:9

And he saith, 'Who art thou?' and she saith, 'I am Ruth thy handmaid, and thou hast spread thy skirt over thy handmaid, for thou art a redeemer.'

Zechariah 8:23

Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: In those days take hold do ten men of all languages of the nations, Yea, they have taken hold on the skirt of a man, a Jew, saying: We go with you, for we heard God is with you!

Matthew 9:20

and lo, a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, having come to him behind, did touch the fringe of his garments,

Luke 8:44

having come near behind, touched the fringe of his garment, and presently the issue of her blood stood.

John 20:17

Jesus saith to her, 'Be not touching me, for I have not yet ascended unto my Father; and be going on to my brethren, and say to them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father, and to my God, and to your God.'

1 Samuel 15:27

And Samuel turneth round to go, and he layeth hold on the skirt of his upper robe -- and it is rent!

1 Samuel 24:4-5

And the men of David say unto him, 'Lo, the day of which Jehovah said unto thee, Lo, I am giving thine enemy into thy hand, and thou hast done to him as it is good in thine eyes;' and David riseth and cutteth off the skirt of the upper robe which is on Saul -- gently. And it cometh to pass afterwards that the heart of David smiteth him, because that he hath cut off the skirt which is on Saul,

Genesis 37:29

And Reuben returneth unto the pit, and lo, Joseph is not in the pit, and he rendeth his garments,

Genesis 44:13

and they rend their garments, and each ladeth his ass, and they turn back to the city.

Leviticus 10:6

And Moses saith unto Aaron, and to Eleazar, and to Ithamar his sons, 'Your heads ye do not uncover, and your garments ye do not rend, that ye die not, and on all the company He be wroth; as to your brethren, the whole house of Israel, they bewail the burning which Jehovah hath kindled;

2 Samuel 3:31

And David saith unto Joab, and unto all the people who are with him, 'Rend your garments, and gird on sackcloth, and mourn before Abner;' and king David is going after the bier.

Ezekiel 16:10-13

And I clothe thee with embroidery, And I shoe thee with badger's skin, And I gird thee with fine linen, And I cover thee with figured silk. And I adorn thee with adornments, And I give bracelets for thy hands, And a chain for thy neck. And I give a ring for thy nose, And rings for thine ears, And a crown of beauty on thy head.read more.
And thou dost put on gold and silver, And thy clothing is fine linen, And figured silk and embroidery, Fine flour, and honey, and oil thou hast eaten, And thou art very very beautiful, And dost go prosperously to the kingdom.

Luke 15:22

'And the father said unto his servants, Bring forth the first robe, and clothe him, and give a ring for his hand, and sandals for the feet;

2 Kings 1:8

And they say unto him, 'A man -- hairy, and a girdle of skin girt about his loins;' and he saith, 'He is Elijah the Tishbite.'

Matthew 3:4

And this John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a girdle of skin round his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and honey of the field.

Mark 1:6

And John was clothed with camel's hair, and a girdle of skin around his loins, and eating locusts and honey of the field,

Isaiah 20:2-4

at that time spake Jehovah by the hand of Isaiah son of Amoz, saying, 'Go, and thou hast loosed the sackcloth from off thy loins, and thy sandal thou dost draw from off thy foot,' and he doth so, going naked and barefoot. And Jehovah saith, 'As My servant Isaiah hath gone naked and barefoot three years, a sign and a wonder for Egypt and for Cush, so doth the king of Asshur lead the captivity of Egypt, and the removal of Cush, young and old, naked and barefoot, with seat uncovered -- the nakedness of Egypt;

Matthew 27:28

and having unclothed him, they put around him a crimson cloak,

Mark 15:17

and clothe him with purple, and having plaited a crown of thorns, they put it on him,

John 19:2

and the soldiers having plaited a crown of thorns, did place it on his head, and a purple garment they put around him,

Luke 23:11

and Herod with his soldiers having set him at nought, and having mocked, having put around him gorgeous apparel, did send him back to Pilate,

Matthew 27:35

And having crucified him, they divided his garments, casting a lot, that it might be fulfilled that was spoken by the prophet, 'They divided my garments to themselves, and over my vesture they cast a lot;'

Mark 15:24

And having crucified him, they were dividing his garments, casting a lot upon them, what each may take;

From Thematic Bible


Clothing » of priests » General references

Exodus 29:29

'And the holy garments which are Aaron's, are for his sons after him, to be anointed in them, and to consecrate in them their hand;

Exodus 29:5

and thou hast taken the garments, and hast clothed Aaron with the coat, and the upper robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breastplate, and hast girded him with the girdle of the ephod,

Exodus 28:2

and thou hast made holy garments for Aaron thy brother, for honour and for beauty;

Exodus 31:10

and the coloured garments, and the holy garments for Aaron the priest, and the garments of his sons, for acting as priests in;

Exodus 39:1

And of the blue, and the purple, and the scarlet, they made coloured garments, to minister in the sanctuary; and they make the holy garments which are for Aaron, as Jehovah hath commanded Moses.

Clothing » General references to

Daniel 5:29

Then hath Belshazzar said, and they have clothed Daniel with purple, and a bracelet of gold is on his neck, and they have proclaimed concerning him that he is the third ruler in the kingdom.

Matthew 3:4

And this John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a girdle of skin round his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and honey of the field.

Genesis 27:15

and Rebekah taketh the desirable garments of Esau her elder son, which are with her in the house, and doth put on Jacob her younger son;

2 Samuel 1:24

Daughters of Israel! for Saul weep ye, Who is clothing you in scarlet with delights. Who is lifting up ornaments of gold on your clothing.

Clothing » Rich apparel, the wearing of

Ezekiel 27:24

They are thy merchants for perfect things, For wrappings of blue, and embroidery, And for treasuries of rich apparel, With cords bound and girded, for thy merchandise,

Daniel 5:7

Call doth the king mightily, to bring up the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. Answered hath the king, and said to the wise men of Babylon, that, 'Any man who doth read this writing, and its interpretation doth shew me, purple he putteth on, and a bracelet of gold is on his neck, and third in the kingdom he doth rule.'

Esther 6:8

let them bring in royal clothing that the king hath put on himself, and a horse on which the king hath ridden, and that the royal crown be put on his head,

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went out from before the king, in royal clothing of blue and white, and a great crown of gold, and a garment of fine linen and purple, and the city of Shushan hath rejoiced and been glad;

Clothing » Spiritual » White raiment, the heavenly garment

Matthew 17:12

and I say to you -- Elijah did already come, and they did not know him, but did with him whatever they would, so also the Son of Man is about to suffer by them.'

Revelation 4:4

And around the throne are thrones twenty and four, and upon the thrones I saw the twenty and four elders sitting, clothed in white garments, and they had upon their heads crowns of gold;

Revelation 7:9

After these things I saw, and lo, a great multitude, which to number no one was able, out of all nations, and tribes, and peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne, and before the Lamb, arrayed in 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

Righteousness I have put on, and it clotheth me, As a robe and a diadem my justice.

Psalm 132:16

And her priests I clothe with salvation, And her pious ones do sing aloud.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Zion, Put on the garments of thy beauty, Jerusalem -- the Holy City; For enter no more into thee again, Do the uncircumcised and unclean.

Zechariah 3:4

And he answereth and speaketh unto those standing before him, saying: 'Turn aside the filthy garments from off him.' And he saith unto him, 'See, I have caused thine iniquity to pass away from off thee, so as to clothe thee with costly apparel.'

More verses: Matthew 22:11 Luke 15:22

Clothing » Coats

Exodus 28:40

'And for the sons of Aaron thou dost make coats, and thou hast made for them girdles, yea, bonnets thou dost make for them, for honour and for beauty;

Acts 9:39

And Peter having risen, went with them, whom having come, they brought into the upper chamber, and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing coats and garments, as many as Dorcas was making while she was with them.

Daniel 3:21

Then these men have been bound in their coats, their tunics, and their turbans, and their clothing, and have been cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.

Clothing » Mantles

Ezra 9:3

And at my hearing this word, I have rent my garment and my upper robe, and pluck out of the hair of my head, and of my beard, and sit astonished,

1 Kings 19:13

and it cometh to pass, at Elijah's hearing it, that he wrappeth his face in his robe, and goeth out, and standeth at the opening of the cave, and lo, unto him is a voice, and it saith, 'What -- to thee, here, Elijah?'

2 Kings 2:8

And Elijah taketh his robe, and wrappeth it together, and smiteth the waters, and they are halved, hither and thither, and they pass over both of them on dry land.

2 Kings 2:13

And he taketh up the robe of Elijah, that fell from off him, and turneth back and standeth on the edge of the Jordan,

Job 1:20

And Job riseth, and rendeth his robe, and shaveth his head, and falleth to the earth, and doth obeisance,

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

Deuteronomy 22:5

The habiliments of a man are not on a woman, nor doth a man put on the garment of a woman, for the abomination of Jehovah thy God is any one doing these.

Clothing » Robes

1 Samuel 18:4

and Jonathan strippeth himself of the upper robe which is upon him, and giveth it to David, and his long robe, even unto his sword, and unto his bow, and unto his girdle.

2 Samuel 13:18

-- and upon her is a long coat, for such upper robes do daughters of the king who are virgins put on, -- and his servant taketh her out without, and hath bolted the door after her.

Clothing » Of the israelites, did not become old

Deuteronomy 29:5

and I cause you to go forty years in a wilderness; your garments have not been consumed from off you, and thy shoe hath not worn away from off thy foot;

Deuteronomy 8:4

'Thy raiment hath not worn out from off thee, and thy foot hath not swelled these forty years,

Nehemiah 9:21

and forty years Thou hast nourished them in a wilderness; they have not lacked; their garments have not worn out, and their feet have not swelled.

Clothing » Sandals

Mark 6:9

but having been shod with sandals, and ye may not put on two coats.

Acts 12:8

The messenger also said to him, 'Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals;' and he did so; and he saith to him, 'Put thy garment round and be following 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 hath come to pass, in their going in unto the gates of the inner court, linen garments they put on; and no wool cometh up on them in their ministering in the gates of the inner court and within.

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 hath Belshazzar said, and they have clothed Daniel with purple, and a bracelet of gold is on his neck, and they have proclaimed concerning him that he is the third ruler in the kingdom.

Matthew 3:4

And this John had his clothing of camel's hair, and a girdle of skin round his loins, and his nourishment was locusts and honey of the field.

Genesis 27:15

and Rebekah taketh the desirable garments of Esau her elder son, which are with her in the house, and doth put on Jacob her younger son;

2 Samuel 1:24

Daughters of Israel! for Saul weep ye, Who is clothing you in scarlet with delights. Who is lifting up ornaments of gold on your clothing.

Dress » Clothing » Rich apparel, the wearing of

Ezekiel 27:24

They are thy merchants for perfect things, For wrappings of blue, and embroidery, And for treasuries of rich apparel, With cords bound and girded, for thy merchandise,

Daniel 5:7

Call doth the king mightily, to bring up the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. Answered hath the king, and said to the wise men of Babylon, that, 'Any man who doth read this writing, and its interpretation doth shew me, purple he putteth on, and a bracelet of gold is on his neck, and third in the kingdom he doth rule.'

Esther 6:8

let them bring in royal clothing that the king hath put on himself, and a horse on which the king hath ridden, and that the royal crown be put on his head,

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went out from before the king, in royal clothing of blue and white, and a great crown of gold, and a garment of fine linen and purple, and the city of Shushan hath rejoiced and been glad;

Dress » Clothing » Coats

Exodus 28:40

'And for the sons of Aaron thou dost make coats, and thou hast made for them girdles, yea, bonnets thou dost make for them, for honour and for beauty;

Acts 9:39

And Peter having risen, went with them, whom having come, they brought into the upper chamber, and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing coats and garments, as many as Dorcas was making while she was with them.

Daniel 3:21

Then these men have been bound in their coats, their tunics, and their turbans, and their clothing, and have been cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.

Dress » Clothing » Mantles

Ezra 9:3

And at my hearing this word, I have rent my garment and my upper robe, and pluck out of the hair of my head, and of my beard, and sit astonished,

1 Kings 19:13

and it cometh to pass, at Elijah's hearing it, that he wrappeth his face in his robe, and goeth out, and standeth at the opening of the cave, and lo, unto him is a voice, and it saith, 'What -- to thee, here, Elijah?'

2 Kings 2:8

And Elijah taketh his robe, and wrappeth it together, and smiteth the waters, and they are halved, hither and thither, and they pass over both of them on dry land.

2 Kings 2:13

And he taketh up the robe of Elijah, that fell from off him, and turneth back and standeth on the edge of the Jordan,

Job 1:20

And Job riseth, and rendeth his robe, and shaveth his head, and falleth to the earth, and doth obeisance,

Dress » Clothing » Figurative

John 15:22

if I had not come and spoken to them, they were not having sin; but now pretext they have not for their sin.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

for at no time did we come with speech of flattery, (as ye have known,) nor in a pretext for covetousness, (God is witness!)

Dress » Clothing » Garments

Matthew 5:40

and whoever is willing to take thee to law, and thy coat to take -- suffer to him also the cloak.

2 Timothy 4:13

the cloak that I left in Troas with Carpus, coming, bring thou and the books -- especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

and to him smiting thee upon the cheek, give also the other, and from him taking away from thee the mantle, also the coat thou mayest not keep back.

Dress » Clothing » Robes

1 Samuel 18:4

and Jonathan strippeth himself of the upper robe which is upon him, and giveth it to David, and his long robe, even unto his sword, and unto his bow, and unto his girdle.

2 Samuel 13:18

-- and upon her is a long coat, for such upper robes do daughters of the king who are virgins put on, -- and his servant taketh her out without, and hath bolted the door after her.

Dress » Clothing » Sandals

Mark 6:9

but having been shod with sandals, and ye may not put on two coats.

Acts 12:8

The messenger also said to him, 'Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals;' and he did so; and he saith to him, 'Put thy garment round and be following me;'

Garments » Called » Clothing

Job 22:6

For thou takest a pledge of thy brother for nought, And the garments of the naked Thou dost strip off.

Job 31:19

If I see any perishing without clothing, And there is no covering to the needy,

Lambs » Used for » Clothing

Proverbs 27:26

Lambs are for thy clothing, And the price of the field are he-goats,

Salvation » Illustrated by » Clothing

Psalm 132:16

And her priests I clothe with salvation, And her pious ones do sing aloud.

2 Chronicles 6:41

and now, rise, O Jehovah God, to Thy rest, Thou, and the ark of Thy strength; Thy priests, O Jehovah God, are clothed with salvation, and Thy saints rejoice in the goodness,

Topics on Clothing

Clothing Oneself

Exodus 12:11

'And thus ye do eat it: your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand, and ye have eaten it in haste; it is Jehovah's passover,

Clothing Others

Exodus 29:5-6

and thou hast taken the garments, and hast clothed Aaron with the coat, and the upper robe of the ephod, and the ephod, and the breastplate, and hast girded him with the girdle of the ephod,

Clothing The Earth

Psalm 65:13

Clothed have lambs the flock, And valleys are covered with corn, They shout -- yea, they sing!

Clothing, Kinds Of

Genesis 38:14

and she turneth aside the garments of her widowhood from off her, and covereth herself with a vail, and wrappeth herself up, and sitteth in the opening of Enayim, which is by the way to Timnath, for she hath seen that Shelah hath grown up, and she hath not been given to him for a wife.

Clothing, Need Of

1 Peter 3:3-4

whose adorning -- let it not be that which is outward, of plaiting of hair, and of putting around of things of gold, or of putting on of garments,

Clothing, Tearing Of

Joshua 7:6

And Joshua rendeth his garments, and falleth on his face to the earth before the ark of Jehovah till the evening, he and the elders of Israel, and they cause dust to go up on their head.

Distinctive Clothing

Genesis 38:14

and she turneth aside the garments of her widowhood from off her, and covereth herself with a vail, and wrappeth herself up, and sitteth in the opening of Enayim, which is by the way to Timnath, for she hath seen that Shelah hath grown up, and she hath not been given to him for a wife.