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37 Bible Verses about Covering

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Ezekiel 16:8

"When I passed by you again, I looked at you, and noticed that it was your proper time for love. I spread my cloak over you to cover your nakedness. I made a solemn promise to you and entered into a covenant with you," declares the Lord GOD. "You belong to me.

Genesis 9:23

Then Shem and Japheth took their father's cloak, laid it across both their shoulders, and walking backwards, they both covered their father's genitals. Their faces were turned away, and they did not see their father's genitals.

Exodus 22:26-27

If you take your neighbor's coat as collateral, you are to return it to him by sunset, for it's his only covering; it's his outer garment, for what else can he sleep in? And when he cries out to me, I'll hear him, for I am gracious.

Exodus 28:42

"You are to make linen undergarments for them to cover their naked flesh, and they are to reach from the loins to the thighs.

Isaiah 47:3

Your nakedness will be exposed, and your disgrace will also be seen. I'll take vengeance, and I will spare no mortal.

Isaiah 57:8

Behind the doors and the doorposts you have set up your pagan sign." For in deserting me you have uncovered your bed you have climbed up into it and have opened it wide. And you have made a pact for yourself with them; you have loved their bed, you have looked on their private parts.

Ezekiel 16:10

Then I covered you with embroidered clothing, clothed your feet with leather sandals, wrapped you with fine linen, and dressed you in silk.

Hosea 2:9

"Therefore I'll return and take back my grain at harvest time and my new wine in its season. I'll take back my wool and my flax that was to have covered her nakedness.

Jonah 3:6

When the message reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, removed his royal garments, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat down in ashes.

Isaiah 6:2

The seraphim stood above him. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he was flying.

Genesis 24:65

and asked the servant, "Who is that man coming in the field to meet us?"

1 Corinthians 11:5-15

and every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, which is the same as having her head shaved. So if a woman does not cover her head, she should cut off her hair. If it is a disgrace for a woman to cut off her hair or shave her head, let her cover her own head. A man should not cover his head, because he exists as God's image and glory. But the woman is man's glory. read more.
For man did not come from woman, but woman from man; and man was not created for woman, but woman for man. This is why a woman should have authority over her own head: because of the angels. In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man of woman. For as woman came from man, so man comes through woman. But everything comes from God. Decide for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered? Nature itself teaches you neither that it is disgraceful for a man to have long hair nor that hair is a woman's glory, since hair is given as a substitute for coverings.

Psalm 32:1-2

How blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. How blessed is the person against whom the LORD does not charge iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Genesis 20:16

Abimelech also told Sarah, "Look! I am giving your brother 1,000 pieces of silver to vindicate you in the eyes of all who are with you. As a result, you will be completely vindicated."

Leviticus 4:20

He is to do to this bull what he did to the bull for the sin offering. He is to do it this way so that the priest will make atonement for them and they will be forgiven.

Nehemiah 4:5

Don't atone their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you, because they have demoralized the builders."

Job 14:17

My transgressions would be sealed up in a bag; you would cover over my sins.

Psalm 85:2

You took away the iniquity of your people, forgiving all their sins Interlude

Romans 4:7-8

"How blessed are those whose iniquities are forgiven and whose sins are covered! How blessed is the person whose sins the Lord will never charge against him!"

Psalm 18:11

He made darkness his hiding place, his canopy surrounding him was dark waters and thick clouds.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the LORD had come down in fire on it. Smoke went up from it like smoke from a kiln, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Numbers 9:15-16

On the same morning that the tent was set up, a cloud covered the tent, that is, the Tent of Testimony, and in the evening fire appeared over the tent until morning. It was so continuously there was a cloud covering by day, and a fire cloud appeared at night.

Psalm 105:39

He spread out a cloud for a cover, and fire for light at night.

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Mourning » Covering » The head and the face

2 Samuel 19:4

Meanwhile, the king veiled his face and kept on crying loudly, "My son Absalom! Absalom my son, my son!"

2 Samuel 15:30

David then left, going up the Mount of Olives, crying as he went, with his head covered and his feet bare. All of the people who were with him covered their own heads and climbed up the Mount of Olives, crying as they went along.

Esther 6:12

Then Mordecai returned to the king's gate, while Haman hurried to his house, mourning and hiding his face.

Jeremiah 14:3-4

Their nobles send their young people for water. They go to the cisterns, but they find no water. They return with their vessels empty. They're disappointed and dismayed, and they cover their heads in shame. The ground is cracked, because there has been no rain in the land. The farmers are disappointed, and they cover their heads in shame.

Mourning » Covering » The upper lip

Ezekiel 24:17

You are to weep in silence, but you are not to participate in mourning rituals. You are to keep your turban on your head and your sandals on your feet. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you."

Leviticus 13:45

The person with the infectious skin disease is to tear his garments and loosen his hair. He is to cover his mustache and shout out, "Unclean! Unclean!'

Ezekiel 24:22

That's why you will soon be doing what I've just done. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you.

Micah 3:7

Those who see visions will be put to shame, and the diviners will be disgraced every one of them they will cover their faces, because there will be no answer from God.'"

Veil » Covering » Ark of covenant

Exodus 40:21

He brought the ark into the tent, set up the curtain, and screened off the Ark of the Testimony, just as the LORD had commanded him.

Exodus 35:12

the ark, its poles, the Mercy Seat, the curtain,

Numbers 4:5

When the camp is about to travel, Aaron and his sons are to come and take down the veil of the curtain and cover the Ark of the Testimony with it.

Exodus 39:34

the covering of ram skins dyed red, the covering of dolphin skins, the curtain,

Topics on Covering

Covering Heads

46;11;6

So if a woman does not cover her head, she should cut off her hair. If it is a disgrace for a woman to cut off her hair or shave her head, let her cover her own head.

Covering Nakedness

1;27;16

She put some goat skins over his hands and on the smooth part of his neck.

Covering The Ark

2;25;20

The cherubim are to spread their wings upward, covering the Mercy Seat with their wings and facing each other. The faces of the cherubim is to be turned toward the Mercy Seat.

Covering The Body

1;3;7

As a result, they both understood what they had done, and they became aware that they were naked. So they sewed fig leaves together and made loincloths for themselves.

Covering The Earth

35;2;14

Indeed, the earth will be filled with knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as water fills the sea."

Covering The Mouth

23;51;16

I have put my words in your mouth and have covered you with the shadow of my hand, so that I could plant the heavens and lay the earth's foundations, to say to Zion, "You are my people.'

Covering The Tabernacle

4;9;15

On the same morning that the tent was set up, a cloud covered the tent, that is, the Tent of Testimony, and in the evening fire appeared over the tent until morning.

Head covering

2;29;6

Then put the turban on his head, and place the holy crown on the turban.

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