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9 Bible Verses about Curtains

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Isaiah 40:22

It is God Who sits above the circle (the horizon) of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; it is He Who stretches out the heavens like [gauze] curtains and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in,

Hebrews 9:3-4

But [inside] beyond the second curtain or veil, [there stood another] tabernacle [division] known as the Holy of Holies. It had the golden altar of incense and the ark (chest) of the covenant, covered over with wrought gold. This [ark] contained a golden jar which held the manna and the rod of Aaron that sprouted and the [two stone] slabs of the covenant [bearing the Ten Commandments].

Exodus 26:1-2

Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains; of fine twined linen, and blue and purple and scarlet [stuff], with cherubim skillfully embroidered shall you make them. The length of one curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits and the breadth of one curtain four cubits; each of the curtains shall measure the same.

Matthew 27:51

And at once the curtain of the sanctuary of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; the earth shook and the rocks were split.

Hebrews 10:19-20

Therefore, brethren, since we have full freedom and confidence to enter into the [Holy of] Holies [by the power and virtue] in the blood of Jesus, By this fresh (new) and living way which He initiated and dedicated and opened for us through the separating curtain (veil of the Holy of Holies), that is, through His flesh,

Psalm 18:11

He made darkness His secret hiding place; as His pavilion (His canopy) round about Him were dark waters and thick clouds of the skies.

Exodus 26:1-13

Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains; of fine twined linen, and blue and purple and scarlet [stuff], with cherubim skillfully embroidered shall you make them. The length of one curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits and the breadth of one curtain four cubits; each of the curtains shall measure the same. The five curtains shall be coupled to one another, and the other five curtains shall be coupled to one another.read more.
And you shall make loops of blue on the edge of the last curtain in the first set, and likewise in the second set. Fifty loops you shall make on the one curtain and fifty loops on the edge of the last curtain that is in the second coupling or set, so that the loops on one correspond to the loops on the other. And you shall make fifty clasps of gold and fasten the curtains together with the clasps; then the tabernacle shall be one whole. And make curtains of goats' hair to be a [second] covering over the tabernacle; eleven curtains shall you make. One curtain shall be thirty cubits long and four cubits wide; and the eleven curtains shall all measure the same. You shall join together five curtains by themselves and six curtains by themselves, and shall double over the sixth curtain in the front of the tabernacle [to make a closed door]. And make fifty loops on the edge of the outmost curtain in the one set and fifty loops on the edge of the outmost curtain in the second set. You shall make fifty clasps of bronze and put the clasps into the loops and couple the tent together, that it may be one whole. The surplus that remains of the tent curtains, the half curtain that remains, shall hang over the back of the tabernacle. And the cubit on the one side and the cubit on the other side of what remains in the length of the curtains of the tent shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle, on this side and that side, to cover it.

Psalm 104:2

[You are the One] Who covers Yourself with light as with a garment, Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain or a tent,

From Thematic Bible


Curtains » Figurative

Isaiah 40:22

It is God Who sits above the circle (the horizon) of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers; it is He Who stretches out the heavens like [gauze] curtains and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in,

Jeremiah 49:29

Their tents and their flocks shall they [the Chaldeans] take -- "their tent hangings and all their utensils and their camels. And men shall cry to them, Terror on every side!

Isaiah 54:2

Enlarge the place of your tent, and let the curtains of your habitations be stretched out; spare not; lengthen your cords and strengthen your stakes,

Jeremiah 4:20

News of one violent disaster and calamity comes close after another, for the whole land is laid waste; suddenly are my tents spoiled and destroyed, and my [tent] curtains ruined in a moment.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent (home) is taken by force and plundered, and all my [tent] cords are broken. My children have gone forth [as captives] from me, and they are no more; there is no one to stretch forth my tent any more and to set up my [tent] curtains.

Curtains » For the tabernacle

Exodus 27:9-18

And you shall make the court of the tabernacle. On the south side the court shall have hangings of fine twined linen, a hundred cubits long for one side; Their pillars shall be twenty and their sockets twenty, of bronze, but the hooks of the pillars and their joinings shall be of silver; Likewise for the north side hangings, a hundred cubits long, and their twenty pillars and their twenty sockets of bronze, but the hooks of the pillars and their joinings shall be of silver. read more.
And for the breadth of the court on the west side there shall be hangings of fifty cubits, with ten pillars and ten sockets. The breadth of the court to the front, the east side, shall be fifty cubits. The hangings for one side of the gate shall be fifteen cubits, with three pillars and three sockets. On the other side the hangings shall be fifteen cubits, with three pillars and three sockets. And for the gate of the court there shall be a hanging [for a screen] twenty cubits long, of blue, purple, and scarlet [stuff] and fine twined linen, embroidered. It shall have four pillars and four sockets for them. All the pillars round about the court shall be joined together with silver rods; their hooks shall be of silver and their sockets of bronze. The length of the court shall be a hundred cubits and the breadth fifty and the height five cubits, [with hangings of] fine twined linen and sockets of bronze.

Exodus 36:8-18

And all the able and wisehearted men among them who did the work on the tabernacle made ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue, purple, and scarlet [stuff], with cherubim skillfully worked on them. The length of each curtain was twenty-eight cubits and its breadth four cubits; all the curtains were one size. [Bezalel] coupled five curtains one to another and the other five curtains he coupled one to another. read more.
And he made loops of blue on the outer edge of the last curtain in the first set; this he did also on the inner edge of the first curtain in the second set. Fifty loops he made in the one curtain and fifty loops in the edge of the curtain which was the second set; the loops were opposite one another. And he made fifty clasps of gold and coupled the curtains together with the clasps so that the tabernacle became one unit. And he made eleven curtains of goats' hair for a tent over the tabernacle. The length of one curtain was thirty cubits and four cubits was the breadth; the eleven curtains were of equal size. And he coupled five curtains by themselves and the other six curtains by themselves. And he made fifty loops on the outmost edge of the curtain to be coupled and fifty loops he made on the inner edge of the second curtain to be coupled. He made fifty clasps of bronze to couple the tent together into one whole.

Curtains » In the palace of ahasuerus

Esther 1:6

There were hangings of fine white cloth, of green and of blue [cotton], fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings or rods and marble pillars. The couches of gold and silver rested on a [mosaic] pavement of porphyry, white marble, mother-of-pearl, and [precious] colored stones.

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

Enlarge the place of your tent, and let the curtains of your habitations be stretched out; spare not; lengthen your cords and strengthen your stakes,