37 Bible Verses about Covering
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Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loin coverings.
“Then I passed by you and saw you, and behold, you were at the time for love; so I spread My skirt over you and covered your nakedness. I also swore to you and entered into a covenant with you so that you became Mine,” declares the Lord God.
But Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it upon both their shoulders and walked backward and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were turned away, so that they did not see their father’s nakedness.
If you ever take your neighbor’s cloak as a pledge, you are to return it to him before the sun sets, for that is his only covering; it is his cloak for his body. What else shall he sleep in? And it shall come about that when he cries out to Me, I will hear him, for I am gracious.
You shall make for them linen breeches to cover their bare flesh; they shall reach from the loins even to the thighs.
“Your nakedness will be uncovered,
Your shame also will be exposed;
I will take vengeance and will not spare a man.”
“Behind the door and the doorpost
You have set up your sign;
Indeed, far removed from Me, you have uncovered yourself,
And have gone up and made your bed wide.
And you have made an agreement for yourself with them,
You have loved their bed,
You have looked on their manhood.
I also clothed you with embroidered cloth and put sandals of porpoise skin on your feet; and I wrapped you with fine linen and covered you with silk.
“Therefore, I will take back My grain at harvest time
And My new wine in its season.
I will also take away My wool and My flax
Given to cover her nakedness.
When the word reached the king of Nineveh, he arose from his throne, laid aside his robe from him, covered himself with sackcloth and sat on the ashes.
I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see.
Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
She said to the servant, “Who is that man walking in the field to meet us?” And the servant said, “He is my master.” Then she took her veil and covered herself.
But every woman who has her head uncovered while praying or prophesying disgraces her head, for she is one and the same as the woman whose head is shaved. For if a woman does not cover her head, let her also have her hair cut off; but if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, let her cover her head. For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.read more.
For man does not originate from woman, but woman from man; for indeed man was not created for the woman’s sake, but woman for the man’s sake. Therefore the woman ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels. However, in the Lord, neither is woman independent of man, nor is man independent of woman. For as the woman originates from the man, so also the man has his birth through the woman; and all things originate from God. Judge for yourselves: is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered? Does not even nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a dishonor to him, but if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her? For her hair is given to her for a covering.
A Psalm of David. A Maskil.
How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven,
Whose sin is covered!
How blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute iniquity,
And in whose spirit there is no deceit!
To Sarah he said, “Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver; behold, it is your vindication before all who are with you, and before all men you are cleared.”
He shall also do with the bull just as he did with the bull of the sin offering; thus he shall do with it. So the priest shall make atonement for them, and they will be forgiven.
Do not forgive their iniquity and let not their sin be blotted out before You, for they have demoralized the builders.
“My transgression is sealed up in a bag,
And You wrap up my iniquity.
I acknowledged my sin to You,
And my iniquity I did not hide;
I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the Lord”;
And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.
You forgave the iniquity of Your people;
You covered all their sin. Selah.
He who conceals a transgression seeks love,
But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.
“Blessed are those whose lawless deeds have been forgiven,
And whose sins have been covered.
“Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will not take into account.”
let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.
Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.
He made darkness His hiding place, His canopy around Him,
Darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.
Now Mount Sinai was all in smoke because the Lord descended upon it in fire; and its smoke ascended like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked violently.
Now on the day that the tabernacle was erected the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony, and in the evening it was like the appearance of fire over the tabernacle, until morning. So it was continuously; the cloud would cover it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.
He spread a cloud for a covering,
And fire to illumine by night.
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Mourning » Covering » The head and the face
And David went up the ascent of the Mount of Olives, and wept as he went, and
Then Mordecai returned to the king’s gate. But Haman hurried home, mourning,
"Their nobles have sent their servants for water; They have come to the cisterns and found no water They have returned with their vessels empty; They have been put to shame and humiliated, And they cover their heads. "Because the ground is cracked, For there has been no rain on the land; The farmers have been put to shame, They have covered their heads.
Mourning » Covering » The upper lip
Groan silently; make
“As for the leper who has the infection, his clothes shall be torn, and
You will do as I have done; you will not cover your mustache and you will not eat the bread of men.
Indeed, they will all
Because there is
Veil » Covering » Ark of covenant
He brought the ark into the tabernacle, and
“When the camp sets out, Aaron and his sons shall go in and they shall take down
and the covering of rams’ skins
Topics on Covering
Covering Heads1 Corinthians 11:6
For if a woman does not cover
Covering NakednessGenesis 27:16
And she put the skins of the
Covering The ArkExodus 25:20
Covering The BodyGenesis 3:7
Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they
Covering The EarthHabakkuk 2:14
With the knowledge of the glory of the Lord,
As the waters cover the sea.
Covering The MouthIsaiah 51:16
Covering The TabernacleNumbers 9:15
Head coveringExodus 29:6
and you shall set the