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9 Bible Verses about Curtains

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Isaiah 40:22

He's the one who sits above the disk of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. He's the one who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to live in,

Hebrews 9:3-4

Behind the second curtain was the part of the tent called the Most Holy Place, which had the gold altar for incense and the Ark of the Covenant completely covered with gold. In it were the gold jar holding the manna, Aaron's staff that had budded, and the Tablets of the Covenant.

Exodus 26:1-2

"You are to make the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen and with blue, purple, and scarlet material. You are to make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them. The length of each curtain is to be 28 cubits, the width of each curtain four cubits, and all the curtains are to have the same measurements.

Matthew 27:51

Suddenly, the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two from top to bottom, the earth shook, rocks were split open,

Hebrews 10:19-20

Therefore, my brothers, since we have confidence to enter the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus, the new and living way that he opened for us through the curtain (that is, through his flesh),

Psalm 18:11

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

Leviticus 16:2

The LORD told Moses, "Remind your brother Aaron that at no time is he to enter the sacred place from the room that contains the curtain into the presence of the Mercy Seat on top of the ark. Otherwise, he'll die, because I will appear in a cloud at the Mercy Seat.

Exodus 26:1-13

"You are to make the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen and with blue, purple, and scarlet material. You are to make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them. The length of each curtain is to be 28 cubits, the width of each curtain four cubits, and all the curtains are to have the same measurements. "Five of the curtains are to be joined together, and the other five curtains are to be joined together. read more.
You are to make loops of blue material along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and likewise you are to make loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set. You are to make 50 loops in the one curtain, and you are to make 50 loops along the edge of the curtain that is in the second set, with the loops opposite each other. Then you are to make 50 gold clasps, and join the curtains to each other with the clasps so that the tent will be one piece. "You are to make curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tent. You are to make eleven curtains. The length of each curtain is to be 30 cubits, and the width of each curtain two cubits; the measurements of each of the eleven curtains is to be the same. You are to join five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and you are to double over the sixth curtain at the front of the tent. You are to make 50 loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and 50 loops along the edge of the curtain of the other set. You are to make 50 bronze clasps, put the clasps into the loops, and join the tent together so that it will be one piece. As for the excess that remains of the curtains of the tent the half curtain that remains is to hang over the back of the tent. The half cubit that remain on either end of the length of the curtains of the tent is to hang over each side of the tent to cover it.

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Curtains » Figurative

Isaiah 40:22

He's the one who sits above the disk of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. He's the one who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to live in,

Jeremiah 49:29

Take their tents and their flocks, their tent curtains and all their goods. Take their camels away from them. Cry out against them, "Terror is all around!'

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the location of your tent, let the curtains of your dwellings be stretched wide, and don't hold back. Lengthen your cords; strengthen your stakes.

Jeremiah 4:20

Disaster upon disaster is proclaimed, for the entire land is devastated. Suddenly, my tent is destroyed, in a moment my curtains.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed, and all my tent cords are broken. My sons have gone away from me, they no longer live. There is no one to pitch my tent again and set up my curtains.

Curtains » For the tabernacle

Exodus 27:9-18

"You are to make the court of the tent. On the south side there is to be hangings of fine woven linen for the court, 100 cubits long on one side. It is to have 20 pillars, with 20 bronze sockets, and the hooks of the pillars and their bands are to be made of silver. Likewise for the length of the north side there are to be hangings 100 cubits long, and it is to have 20 pillars with 20 bronze sockets, and the hooks of the pillars and their bands are to be made of silver. read more.
"The width of the court on the west side is to have hangings 50 cubits long with ten pillars and ten sockets. The width of the court on the east side is to be 50 cubits. The hangings for the one section are to be fifteen cubits long, with their three pillars and three sockets. "For the second section there are to be hangings of fifteen cubits, with their three pillars and three sockets. There is to be a screen of 20 cubits of blue, purple, and scarlet material and fine woven linen, the work of an embroiderer, for the gate of the court, and it is to have four pillars and four sockets. All the pillars around the court are to be banded with silver. Their hooks are to be made of silver and their sockets made of bronze. The length of the court is to be 100 cubits, the width 50 cubits, and the height five cubits, with the hangings of fine woven linen, and the sockets of bronze.

Exodus 36:8-18

All the skilled craftsmen among the workers made the tent with ten curtains of fine woven linen, blue, purple, and scarlet material. He made them with cherubim skillfully worked into them. The length of each curtain was 28 cubits, and the width of each curtain two cubits. All the curtains had the same measurements. He joined five of the curtains together, and the other five curtains he joined together. read more.
He made loops of blue material along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and likewise, he made loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set. He made 50 loops in the one curtain, and he made 50 loops along the edge of the curtain that is in the second set, with the loops opposite each other. Then he made 50 gold clasps, and joined the curtains to each other with the clasps so the tent was one piece. He made curtains of goat hair for a tent over the tent; he made 11 curtains. The length of each curtain was 30 cubits, and the width of each curtain was two cubits; the measurements of each of the eleven curtains was the same. He joined five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves. He made 50 loops along the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set, and 50 loops along the edge of the curtain of the other set. He made 50 bronze clasps to join the tent together so it would be one piece.

Curtains » In the palace of ahasuerus

Esther 1:6

There were curtains of white and blue linen tied with cords of fine linen and purple material to silver rings on marble columns. There were couches of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl and other precious stones.

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

"Enlarge the location of your tent, let the curtains of your dwellings be stretched wide, and don't hold back. Lengthen your cords; strengthen your stakes.

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