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37 Bible Verses about Covering

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Ezekiel 16:8

Now when I passed by you, and looked at you, behold, your time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over you, and covered your nakedness: yes, I swore to you, and entered into a covenant with you, says the Lord Yahweh, and you became mine.

Genesis 9:23

Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it on both their shoulders, went in backwards, and covered the nakedness of their father. Their faces were backwards, and they didn't see their father's nakedness.

Exodus 22:26-27

If you take your neighbor's garment as collateral, you shall restore it to him before the sun goes down, for that is his only covering, it is his garment for his skin. What would he sleep in? It will happen, when he cries to me, that I will hear, for I am gracious.

Exodus 28:42

You shall make them linen breeches to cover the flesh of their nakedness; from the waist even to the thighs they shall reach:

Isaiah 47:3

Your nakedness shall be uncovered, yes, your shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and will spare no man."

Isaiah 57:8

Behind the doors and the posts you have set up your memorial: for you have uncovered to someone besides me, and have gone up; you have enlarged your bed, and made you a covenant with them: you loved their bed where you saw it.

Ezekiel 16:10

I clothed you also with embroidered work, and shod you with sealskin, and I dressed you about with fine linen, and covered you with silk.

Hosea 2:9

Therefore I will take back my grain in its time, and my new wine in its season, and will pluck away my wool and my flax which should have covered her nakedness.

Jonah 3:6

The news reached the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and took off his royal robe, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

Isaiah 6:2

Above him stood the seraphim. Each one had six wings. With two he covered his face. With two he covered his feet. With two he flew.

Genesis 24:65

She said to the servant, "Who is the man who is walking in the field to meet us?" The servant said, "It is my master." She took her veil, and covered herself.

1 Corinthians 11:5-15

But every woman praying or prophesying with her head unveiled dishonors her head. For it is one and the same thing as if she were shaved. For if a woman is not covered, let her also be shorn. But if it is shameful for a woman to be shorn or shaved, let her be covered. For a man indeed ought not to have his head covered, because he is the image and glory of God, but the woman is the glory of the man.read more.
For man is not from woman, but woman from man; for neither was man created for the woman, but woman for the man. For this cause the woman ought to have authority on her head, because of the angels. Nevertheless, neither is the woman independent of the man, nor the man independent of the woman, in the Lord. For as woman came from man, so a man also comes through a woman; but all things are from God. Judge for yourselves. Is it appropriate that a woman pray to God unveiled? Doesn't 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.

Psalm 32:1-2

Blessed is he whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man to whom Yahweh doesn't impute iniquity, in whose spirit there is no deceit.

Genesis 20:16

To Sarah he said, "Behold, I have given your brother a thousand pieces of silver. Behold, it is for you a covering of the eyes to all that are with you. In front of all you are vindicated."

Leviticus 4:20

Thus shall he do with the bull; as he did with the bull of the sin offering, so shall he do with this; and the priest shall make atonement for them, and they shall be forgiven.

Nehemiah 4:5

don't cover their iniquity, and don't let their sin be blotted out from before you; for they have insulted the builders."

Job 14:17

My disobedience is sealed up in a bag. You fasten up my iniquity.

Psalm 85:2

You have forgiven the iniquity of your people. You have covered all their sin. Selah.

Romans 4:7-8

"Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, whose sins are covered. Blessed is the man whom the Lord will by no means charge with sin."

Psalm 18:11

He made darkness his hiding place, his pavilion around him, darkness of waters, thick clouds of the skies.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai, all it, smoked, because Yahweh descended on it in fire; and its smoke ascended like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked greatly.

Numbers 9:15-16

On the day that the tabernacle was raised up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, even the Tent of the Testimony: and at evening it was over the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire, until morning. So it was continually. The cloud covered it, and the appearance of fire by night.

Psalm 105:39

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

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Mourning » Covering » The head and the face

2 Samuel 19:4

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

David went up by the ascent of the [Mount of] Olives, and wept as he went up; and he had his head covered, and went barefoot: and all the people who were with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Esther 6:12

Mordecai came back to the king's gate, but Haman hurried to his house, mourning and having his head covered.

Jeremiah 14:3-4

Their nobles send their little ones to the waters: they come to the cisterns, and find no water; they return with their vessels empty; they are disappointed and confounded, and cover their heads. Because of the ground which is cracked, because no rain has been in the land, the plowmen are disappointed, they cover their heads.

Mourning » Covering » The upper lip

Ezekiel 24:17

Sigh, but not aloud, make no mourning for the dead; bind your headdress on you, and put your shoes on your feet, and don't cover your lips, and don't eat men's bread.

Leviticus 13:45

"The leper in whom the plague is shall wear torn clothes, and the hair of his head shall hang loose. He shall cover his upper lip, and shall cry, 'Unclean! Unclean!'

Ezekiel 24:22

You shall do as I have done: you shall not cover your lips, nor eat the bread of men.

Micah 3:7

The seers shall be disappointed, and the diviners confounded. Yes, they shall all cover their lips; for there is no answer from God."

Veil » Covering » Ark of covenant

Exodus 40:21

He brought the ark into the tabernacle, and set up the veil of the screen, and screened the ark of the testimony, as Yahweh commanded Moses.

Exodus 35:12

the ark, and its poles, the mercy seat, the veil of the screen;

Numbers 4:5

When the camp moves forward, Aaron shall go in, and his sons, and they shall take down the veil of the screen, and cover the ark of the Testimony with it,

Exodus 39:34

the covering of rams' skins dyed red, the covering of sea cow hides, the veil of the screen,

Topics on Covering

Covering Heads

46;11;6

For if a woman is not covered, let her also be shorn. But if it is shameful for a woman to be shorn or shaved, let her be covered.

Covering Nakedness

1;27;16

She put the skins of the young goats on his hands, and on the smooth of his neck.

Covering The Ark

2;25;20

The cherubim shall spread out their wings upward, covering the mercy seat with their wings, with their faces toward one another. The faces of the cherubim shall be toward the mercy seat.

Covering The Body

1;3;7

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

Covering The Earth

35;2;14

For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of Yahweh, as the waters cover the sea.

Covering The Mouth

23;51;16

I have put my words in your mouth, and have covered you in the shadow of my hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and tell Zion, 'You are my people.'"

Covering The Tabernacle

4;9;15

On the day that the tabernacle was raised up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, even the Tent of the Testimony: and at evening it was over the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire, until morning.

Head covering

2;29;6

and you shall set the turban on his head, and put the holy crown on the turban.