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Ezekiel 16:8

"'Then I passed by you and watched you, noticing that you had reached the age for love. I spread my cloak over you and covered your nakedness. I swore a solemn oath to you and entered into a marriage covenant with you, declares the sovereign Lord, and you became mine.

Genesis 9:23

Shem and Japheth took the garment and placed it on their shoulders. Then they walked in backwards and covered up their father's nakedness. Their faces were turned the other way so they did not see their father's nakedness.

Exodus 22:26-27

If you do take the garment of your neighbor in pledge, you must return it to him by the time the sun goes down, for it is his only covering -- it is his garment for his body. What else can he sleep in? And when he cries out to me, I will hear, for I am gracious.

Exodus 28:42

Make for them linen undergarments to cover their naked bodies; they must cover from the waist to the thighs.

Isaiah 47:3

Let your private parts be exposed! Your genitals will be on display! I will get revenge; I will not have pity on anyone,"

Isaiah 57:8

Behind the door and doorpost you put your symbols. Indeed, you depart from me and go up and invite them into bed with you. You purchase favors from them, you love their bed, and gaze longingly on their genitals.

Ezekiel 16:10

I dressed you in embroidered clothing and put fine leather sandals on your feet. I wrapped you with fine linen and covered you with silk.

Hosea 2:9

Therefore, I will take back my grain during the harvest time and my new wine when it ripens; I will take away my wool and my flax which I had provided in order to clothe her.

Jonah 3:6

When the news reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, took off his royal robe, put on sackcloth, and sat on ashes.

Isaiah 6:2

Seraphs stood over him; each one had six wings. With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and they used the remaining two to fly.

Genesis 24:65

and asked Abraham's servant, "Who is that man walking in the field toward us?" "That is my master," the servant replied. So she took her veil and covered herself.

1 Corinthians 11:5-15

But any woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered disgraces her head, for it is one and the same thing as having a shaved head. For if a woman will not cover her head, she should cut off her hair. But if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, she should cover her head. For a man should not have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God. But the woman is the glory of the man.read more.
For man did not come from woman, but woman from man. Neither was man created for the sake of woman, but woman for man. For this reason a woman should have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels. In any case, in the Lord woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman. For just as woman came from man, so man comes through woman. But all things come from God. Judge for yourselves: Is it proper for a woman to pray to God with her head uncovered? Does not nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace for him, but if a woman has long hair, it is her glory? For her hair is given to her for a covering.

Psalm 32:1-2

By David; a well-written song. How blessed is the one whose rebellious acts are forgiven, whose sin is pardoned! How blessed is the one whose wrongdoing the Lord does not punish, in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Genesis 20:16

To Sarah he said, "Look, I have given a thousand pieces of silver to your 'brother.' This is compensation for you so that you will stand vindicated before all who are with you."

Leviticus 4:20

He must do with the rest of the bull just as he did with the bull of the sin offering; this is what he must do with it. So the priest will make atonement on their behalf and they will be forgiven.

Nehemiah 4:5

Do not cover their iniquity, and do not wipe out their sin from before them. For they have bitterly offended the builders!

Job 14:17

My offenses would be sealed up in a bag; you would cover over my sin.

Psalm 85:2

You pardoned the wrongdoing of your people; you forgave all their sin. (Selah)

Romans 4:7-8

"Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered; blessed is the one against whom the Lord will never count sin."

Psalm 18:11

He shrouded himself in darkness, in thick rain clouds.

Exodus 19:18

Now Mount Sinai was completely covered with smoke because the Lord had descended on it in fire, and its smoke went up like the smoke of a great furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Numbers 9:15-16

On the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle -- the tent of the testimony -- and from evening until morning there was a fiery appearance over the tabernacle. This is the way it used to be continually: The cloud would cover it by day, and there was a fiery appearance by night.

Psalm 105:39

He spread out a cloud for a cover, and provided a fire to light up the night.

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Mourning » Covering » The head and the face

2 Samuel 19:4

The king covered his face and cried out loudly, "My son, Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!"

2 Samuel 15:30

As David was going up the Mount of Olives, he was weeping as he went; his head was covered and his feet were bare. All the people who were with him also had their heads covered and were weeping as they went up.

Esther 6:12

Then Mordecai again sat at the king's gate, while Haman hurried away to his home, mournful and with a veil over his head.

Jeremiah 14:3-4

The leading men of the cities send their servants for water. They go to the cisterns, but they do not find any water there. They return with their containers empty. Disappointed and dismayed, they bury their faces in their hands. They are dismayed because the ground is cracked because there has been no rain in the land. The farmers, too, are dismayed and bury their faces in their hands.

Mourning » Covering » The upper lip

Ezekiel 24:17

Groan in silence for the dead, but do not perform mourning rites. Bind on your turban and put your sandals on your feet. Do not cover your lip and do not eat food brought by others."

Leviticus 13:45

"As for the diseased person who has the infection, his clothes must be torn, the hair of his head must be unbound, he must cover his mustache, and he must call out 'Unclean! Unclean!'

Ezekiel 24:22

Then you will do as I have done: You will not cover your lip or eat food brought by others.

Micah 3:7

The prophets will be ashamed; the omen readers will be humiliated. All of them will cover their mouths, for they will receive no divine oracles."

Veil » Covering » Ark of covenant

Exodus 40:21

And he brought the ark into the tabernacle, hung the protecting curtain, and shielded the ark of the testimony from view, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Exodus 35:12

the ark, with its poles, the atonement lid, and the special curtain that conceals it;

Numbers 4:5

When it is time for the camp to journey, Aaron and his sons must come and take down the screening curtain and cover the ark of the testimony with it.

Exodus 39:34

and the coverings of ram skins dyed red, the covering of fine leather, and the protecting curtain;

Topics on Covering

Covering Heads

1 Corinthians 11:6

For if a woman will not cover her head, she should cut off her hair. But if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, she should cover her head.

Covering The Ark

Exodus 25:20

The cherubim are to be spreading their wings upward, overshadowing the atonement lid with their wings, and the cherubim are to face each other, looking toward the atonement lid.

Covering The Mouth

Isaiah 51:16

I commission you as my spokesman; I cover you with the palm of my hand, to establish the sky and to found the earth, to say to Zion, 'You are my people.'"

Covering The Tabernacle

Numbers 9:15

On the day that the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle -- the tent of the testimony -- and from evening until morning there was a fiery appearance over the tabernacle.

Head covering

Exodus 29:6

You are to put the turban on his head and put the holy diadem on the turban.

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