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Ezekiel 16:8

And I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, and behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness; and I swore unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord Jehovah, and thou becamest mine.

Genesis 9:23

And Shem and Japheth took the upper garment and both laid it upon their shoulders, and went backwards, and covered the nakedness of their father. And their faces were turned away, that they saw not their father's nakedness.

Exodus 22:26-27

If thou at all take thy neighbour's garment in pledge, thou shalt return it to him before the sun goes down; for that is his only covering, his garment for his skin: on what shall he lie down? And it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.

Exodus 28:42

And thou shalt make them linen trousers to cover the flesh of nakedness; from the loins even to the hips shall they reach.

Isaiah 47:3

thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen. I will take vengeance, and I will meet none to stay me. ...

Isaiah 57:8

Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for apart from me, thou hast uncovered thyself, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and hast made agreement with them; thou lovedst their bed, thou sawest their nakedness.

Ezekiel 16:10

and I clothed thee with embroidered work, and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I bound thee about with byssus, and covered thee with silk.

Hosea 2:9

Therefore will I return, and take away my corn in the time thereof, and my new wine in its season, and will withdraw my wool and my flax which should have covered her nakedness.

Jonah 3:6

And the word reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and laid his robe from him, and covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

Isaiah 6:2

Seraphim were standing above him: each had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he flew.

Genesis 24:65

And she had said to the servant, Who is the man that is walking in the fields to meet us? And the servant said, That is my master! Then she took the veil, and covered herself.

1 Corinthians 11:5-15

But every woman praying or prophesying with her head uncovered puts her own head to shame; for it is one and the same as a shaved woman. For if a woman be not covered, let her hair also be cut off. But if it be shameful to a woman to have her hair cut off or to be shaved, let her be covered. For man indeed ought not to have his head covered, being God's image and glory; but woman is man's glory.read more.
For man is not of woman, but woman of man. For also man was not created for the sake of the woman, but woman for the sake of the man. Therefore ought the woman to have authority on her head, on account of the angels. However, neither is woman without man, nor man without woman, in the Lord. For as the woman is of the man, so also is the man by the woman, but all things of God. Judge in yourselves: is it comely that a woman should pray to God uncovered? Does not even nature itself teach you, that man, if he have long hair, it is a dishonour to him? But woman, if she have long hair, it is glory to her; for the long hair is given to her in lieu of a veil.

Psalm 32:1-2

{Of David. Instruction.} Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered! Blessed is the man unto whom Jehovah reckoneth not iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no guile!

Genesis 20:16

And to Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver; behold, let that be to thee a covering of the eyes, in respect of all that are with thee, and with all; and she was reproved.

Leviticus 4:20

And he shall do with the bullock as he did with the bullock of sin-offering: so shall he do with it. And the priest shall make atonement for them; and it shall be forgiven them.

Nehemiah 4:5

And cover not their iniquity, and let not their sin be blotted out from before thee; for they have provoked the builders.

Job 14:17

My transgression is sealed up in a bag, and thou heapest up mine iniquity.

Psalm 85:2

Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people; thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.

Romans 4:7-8

Blessed they whose lawlessnesses have been forgiven, and whose sins have been covered: blessed the man to whom the Lord shall not at all reckon sin.

Psalm 18:11

He made darkness his secret place, his tent round about him: darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Exodus 19:18

And the whole of mount Sinai smoked, because Jehovah descended on it in fire; and its smoke ascended as the smoke of a furnace; and the whole mountain shook greatly.

Numbers 9:15-16

And on the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle of the tent of testimony; and at even it was upon the tabernacle as the appearance of fire, until the morning. So it was continually: the cloud covered it, and at night it was as the appearance of fire.

Psalm 105:39

He spread a cloud for a covering, and fire to give light in the night.

From Thematic Bible


Mourning » Covering » The head and the face

2 Samuel 19:4

And the king covered his face, and the king cried with a loud voice, My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!

2 Samuel 15:30

But David went up by the ascent of the Olives, and wept as he went up, and had his head covered, and he went barefoot; and all the people that was with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Esther 6:12

And Mordecai came again to the king's gate. But Haman hasted to his house, mourning and having his head covered.

Jeremiah 14:3-4

And their nobles send their little ones for water: they come to the pits, they find no water; they return with their vessels empty; they are ashamed, they are confounded, and have covered their heads. Because the ground is chapt, for there hath been no rain on the earth, the ploughmen are ashamed, they cover their heads.

Mourning » Covering » The upper lip

Ezekiel 24:17

Sigh in silence, make no mourning for the dead; bind thy turban upon thee, and put thy sandals upon thy feet, and cover not the beard, and eat not the bread of men.

Leviticus 13:45

And as to the leper in whom the sore is, his garments shall be rent, and his head shall be uncovered, and he shall put a covering on his beard, and shall cry, Unclean, unclean!

Ezekiel 24:22

And ye shall do as I have done: ye shall not cover the beard, neither eat the bread of men;

Micah 3:7

And the seers shall be ashamed, and the diviners confounded; and they shall all cover their lips, for there will be no answer of God.

Veil » Covering » Ark of covenant

Exodus 40:21

And he brought the ark into the tabernacle, and hung up the veil of separation, and covered the ark of the testimony; as Jehovah had commanded Moses.

Exodus 35:12

the ark, and its staves; the mercy-seat, and the veil of separation;

Numbers 4:5

And when the camp setteth forward, Aaron and his sons shall go in, and they shall take down the veil of separation and cover the ark of testimony with it;

Exodus 39:34

and the covering of rams' skins dyed red, and the covering of badgers' skins, and the veil of separation;

Topics on Covering

Covering Heads

46;11;6

For if a woman be not covered, let her hair also be cut off. But if it be shameful to a woman to have her hair cut off or to be shaved, let her be covered.

Covering Nakedness

1;27;16

and she put the skins of the kids of the goats on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck;

Covering The Ark

2;25;20

And the cherubim shall stretch out their wings over it, covering over with their wings the mercy-seat, and their faces opposite to one another: toward the mercy-seat shall the faces of the cherubim be turned.

Covering The Body

1;3;7

And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

Covering The Earth

35;2;14

For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of Jehovah as the waters cover the sea.

Covering The Mouth

23;51;16

And I have put my words in thy mouth, and covered thee with the shadow of my hand, to plant the heavens, and to lay the foundations of the earth, and to say unto Zion, Thou art my people.

Covering The Tabernacle

4;9;15

And on the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle of the tent of testimony; and at even it was upon the tabernacle as the appearance of fire, until the morning.

Head covering

2;29;6

And thou shalt put the turban upon his head, and fasten the holy diadem to the turban,