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37 Bible Verses about Covering

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Ezekiel 16:8

And I passed by thee and looked upon thee; behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my mantle over thee and covered thy shame; and I gave thee an oath and entered into a covenant with thee, said the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine;

Genesis 9:23

Then Shem and Japheth took a garment and laid it upon both their shoulders and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they did not see their father's nakedness.

Exodus 22:26-27

If thou at all take thy neighbour's clothing as a pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him before the sun goes down; for only that is his covering, it is his clothing to cover his flesh, in which he must sleep; and it shall come to pass, when he cries unto me, that I will hear, for I am merciful.

Exodus 28:42

And thou shalt make them linen underwear to cover their nakedness; they shall reach from the loins even unto the thighs;

Isaiah 47:3

Thy nakedness shall be uncovered and thy shame shall be seen; I will take vengeance, and I will not help any man.

Isaiah 57:8

Behind the doors also and the posts thou hast set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed and made thee a covenant with them; thou didst love their bed wherever thou didst see it.

Ezekiel 16:10

I clothed thee also with broidered work and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I clothed thee with silk.

Hosea 2:9

Therefore I will return and take away my wheat in the time thereof and my wine in the season thereof and will recover my wool and my flax that I had given to cover her nakedness.

Jonah 3:6

For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he threw his robe from him and covered himself with sackcloth and sat in ashes.

Isaiah 6:2

Above it stood the seraphims; each one had six wings; with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.

Genesis 24:65

For she had asked the slave, What man is this that walks in the field to meet us? And the slave had said, This is my master; therefore she took a veil and covered herself.

1 Corinthians 11:5-15

But every woman that prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonours her head, for that is even the same as if she were shaven. For if the woman is not covered, let her also be shorn; but if it is a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered. For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of the man.read more.
For the man is not of the woman, but the woman of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman, but the woman for the man. For this cause the woman ought to have authority over her head: because of the angels. Nevertheless, neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord. For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman; but all things of God. Judge in yourselves: is it honest that a woman pray unto God uncovered? Does not even nature itself teach you that if a man lets his hair grow, it is dishonest? But if a woman lets her hair grow, it is a glory to her; for her hair is given her for a covering.

Psalm 32:1-2

Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man unto whom the LORD does not impute iniquity and in whose spirit there is no guile.

Genesis 20:16

And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver; behold, he is to thee a covering of the eyes, unto all that were with thee and with everyone: thus she was reproved.

Leviticus 4:20

And he shall do with this bullock as he did with the bullock of the sin, so shall he do with this; and thus the priest shall reconcile them, and they shall obtain forgiveness.

Nehemiah 4:5

And do not cover their iniquity, nor let their sin be blotted out from before thee, for they have become angry against the builders.

Job 14:17

My transgression is sealed up in a bag, and thou dost sew up my iniquity.

Psalm 85:2

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

Romans 4:7-8

saying, Blessed are those whose iniquities are forgiven and whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man to whom the Lord does not impute sin.

Psalm 18:11

He made darkness his hiding place; in his tabernacle round about him were dark waters and thick clouds of the heavens.

Exodus 19:18

And all Mount Sinai smoked because the LORD had descended upon it in fire, and its smoke ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.

Numbers 9:15-16

And on the day that the tabernacle was raised up, the cloud covered the tabernacle over the tent of the testimony; and in the evening there was upon the tabernacle, as it were, the appearance of fire until the morning. So it was always: the cloud covered it, and the appearance of fire by night.

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

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

2 Samuel 15:30

And David went up by the ascent of Mount Olivet and wept as he went up and had his head covered, and he went barefoot. And all the people that were with him covered each one his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Esther 6:12

After that Mordecai returned to the king's gate. But Haman hastened to his house mourning and having his head covered.

Jeremiah 14:3-4

And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits and found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded and covered their heads. Because the ground is chapped, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.

Mourning » Covering » The upper lip

Ezekiel 24:17

Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind thy turban upon thy head, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet and do not cover thy lips and do not eat the bread of comfort.

Leviticus 13:45

And the leper in whom the plague is, his clothes shall be rent and his head uncovered, and he shall put a covering upon his upper lip and shall cry, Unclean, unclean.

Ezekiel 24:22

And ye shall do as I have done: ye shall not cover your lips nor eat the bread of men.

Micah 3:7

Then the prophets shall be ashamed, and the diviners confounded; and they shall all cover their lips because they shall have no answer from God.

Veil » Covering » Ark of covenant

Exodus 40:21

and he brought the ark into the tabernacle and set up the veil of the curtain and covered the ark of the testimony, as the LORD commanded Moses.

Exodus 35:12

the ark and its staves, the seat of reconciliation, and the veil of the tent,

Numbers 4:5

When the camp is to be moved, Aaron shall come, and his sons, and they shall take down the covering veil 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 the curtain,

Topics on Covering

Covering Heads

1 Corinthians 11:6

For if the woman is not covered, let her also be shorn; but if it is a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered.

Covering Nakedness

Genesis 27:16

And she put the skins of the kids of the goats upon his hands and upon the smooth of his neck,

Covering The Ark

Exodus 25:20

And the cherubim shall stretch forth their wings on high, covering the seat of reconciliation with their wings, and their faces shall look one to another; toward the seat of reconciliation shall the faces of the cherubim be.

Covering The Mouth

Isaiah 51:16

That has placed my words in thy mouth, and I have covered thee with the shadow of my hand, that thou may plant the heavens and lay the foundations of the earth and say unto Zion, Thou art my people.

Covering The Tabernacle

Numbers 9:15

And on the day that the tabernacle was raised up, the cloud covered the tabernacle over the tent of the testimony; and in the evening there was upon the tabernacle, as it were, the appearance of fire until the morning.

Head covering

Exodus 29:6

and thou shalt put the mitre upon his head and put the crown of holiness upon the mitre.