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Theasaurus: Cords

38 Bible Verses about Cords

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Hosea 11:4

I led them with human cords,
with ropes of love.
To them I was like one
who eases the yoke from their jaws;
I bent down to give them food.

Ecclesiastes 4:12

And if someone overpowers one person, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not easily broken.

Psalm 18:6

I called to the Lord in my distress,
and I cried to my God for help.
From His temple He heard my voice,
and my cry to Him reached His ears.

Psalm 18:5

The ropes of Sheol entangled me;
the snares of death confronted me.

Psalm 116:3

The ropes of death were wrapped around me,
and the torments of Sheol overcame me;
I encountered trouble and sorrow.

Isaiah 54:2

“Enlarge the site of your tent,
and let your tent curtains be stretched out;
do not hold back;
lengthen your ropes,
and drive your pegs deep.

Leviticus 26:13

I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, so that you would no longer be their slaves. I broke the bars of your yoke and enabled you to live in freedom.

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take a thread or sandal strap or anything that belongs to you, so you can never say, ‘I made Abram rich.’

Judges 16:12

Delilah took new ropes, tied him up with them, and shouted, “Samson, the Philistines are here!” But while the men in ambush were waiting in her room, he snapped the ropes off his arms like a thread.

Genesis 38:18

“What should I give you?” he asked.She answered, “Your signet ring, your cord, and the staff in your hand.” So he gave them to her and slept with her, and she got pregnant by him.

Genesis 38:25

As she was being brought out, she sent her father-in-law this message: “I am pregnant by the man to whom these items belong.” And she added, “Examine them. Whose signet ring, cord, and staff are these?”

Joshua 2:18

unless, when we enter the land, you tie this scarlet cord to the window through which you let us down. Bring your father, mother, brothers, and all your father’s family into your house.

Joshua 2:21

“Let it be as you say,” she replied, and she sent them away. After they had gone, she tied the scarlet cord to the window.

Genesis 38:28

As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, and the midwife took it and tied a scarlet thread around it, announcing, “This one came out first.”

Genesis 38:30

Then his brother, who had the scarlet thread tied to his hand, came out, and was named Zerah.

Exodus 28:28

The craftsmen are to tie the breastpiece from its rings to the rings of the ephod with a cord of blue yarn, so that the breastpiece is above the ephod’s waistband and does not come loose from the ephod.

Exodus 39:21

Then they tied the breastpiece from its rings to the rings of the ephod with a cord of blue yarn, so that the breastpiece was above the ephod’s waistband and did not come loose from the ephod. They did just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Exodus 28:37

Fasten it to a cord of blue yarn so it can be placed on the turban; the medallion is to be on the front of the turban.

Exodus 39:31

Then they attached a cord of blue yarn to it in order to mount it on the turban, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Exodus 35:18

the tent pegs for the tabernacle and the tent pegs for the courtyard, along with their ropes;

Esther 1:6

White and violet linen hangings were fastened with fine white and purple linen cords to silver rods on marble columns. Gold and silver couches were arranged on a mosaic pavement of red feldspar, marble, mother-of-pearl, and precious stones.

Exodus 39:3

They hammered out thin sheets of gold, and he cut threads from them to interweave with the blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and the fine linen in a skillful design.

Exodus 28:24

Then attach the two gold cords to the two gold rings at the corners of the breastpiece.

Leviticus 13:48

in the warp or woof of linen or wool, or in leather or anything made of leather—

Leviticus 13:49

and if the contamination is green or red in the fabric, the leather, the warp, the woof, or any leather article, it is a mildew contamination and is to be shown to the priest.

Leviticus 13:51

The priest is to reexamine the contamination on the seventh day. If it has spread in the fabric, the warp, the woof, or the leather, regardless of how it is used, the contamination is harmful mildew; it is unclean.

Leviticus 13:52

He is to burn the fabric, the warp or woof in wool or linen, or any leather article, which is contaminated. Since it is harmful mildew it must be burned up.

Leviticus 13:53

“When the priest examines it, if the contamination has not spread in the fabric, the warp or woof, or any leather article,

Leviticus 13:56

“If the priest examines it, and the contamination has faded after it has been washed, he must cut the contaminated section out of the fabric, the leather, or the warp or woof.

Leviticus 13:57

But if it reappears in the fabric, the warp or woof, or any leather article, it has broken out again. You must burn up whatever is contaminated.

Leviticus 13:58

But if the contamination disappears from the fabric, the warp or woof, or any leather article, which have been washed, it is to be washed again, and it will be clean.

Leviticus 13:59

“This is the law concerning a mildew contamination in wool or linen fabric, warp or woof, or any leather article, in order to pronounce it clean or unclean.”

Ecclesiastes 12:6

before the silver cord is snapped,
and the gold bowl is broken,
and the jar is shattered at the spring,
and the wheel is broken into the well;

Psalm 119:61

Though the ropes of the wicked
were wrapped around me,
I did not forget Your instruction.

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Job 39:10

Can you hold the wild ox to a furrow by its harness?
Will it plow the valleys behind you?

Exodus 35:18

the tent pegs for the tabernacle and the tent pegs for the courtyard, along with their ropes;

Exodus 39:40

the hangings of the courtyard, its posts and bases, the screen for the gate of the courtyard, its ropes and tent pegs, and all the equipment for the service of the tabernacle, the tent of meeting;

Judges 15:13

“No,” they said, “we won’t kill you, but we will tie you up securely and hand you over to them.” So they tied him up with two new ropes and led him away from the rock.

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John 10:18

No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down on My own. I have the right to lay it down, and I have the right to take it up again. I have received this command from My Father.”

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Ecclesiastes 12:6

before the silver cord is snapped,
and the gold bowl is broken,
and the jar is shattered at the spring,
and the wheel is broken into the well;

Topics on Cords

Blue Cords

2;26;4

Make loops of blue yarn on the edge of the last curtain in the first set, and do the same on the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set.

Red Cords

6;2;21

“Let it be as you say,” she replied, and she sent them away. After they had gone, she tied the scarlet cord to the window.

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