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9 Bible Verses about Curtains

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Isaiah 40:22

He is seated upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; he stretches out the heavens as a curtain and spreads them out as a tent to dwell in:

Hebrews 9:3-4

And after the second veil was the tabernacle which is called the Holy of Holies, which had a golden censer and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, in which was the golden urn that had the manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the testament,

Exodus 26:1-2

Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet; with cherubim of cunning work shalt thou make them. The length of one curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits; and all the curtains shall have one measure.

Matthew 27:51

And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;

Hebrews 10:19-20

Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the sanctuary by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which he has consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;

Psalm 18:11

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

Leviticus 16:2

and the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto Aaron, thy brother, that he not enter at all times into the sanctuary inside the veil before the seat of reconciliation, which is upon the ark, that he not die; for I will appear in the cloud above the seat of reconciliation.

Exodus 26:1-13

Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet; with cherubim of cunning work shalt thou make them. The length of one curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits; and all the curtains shall have one measure. The five curtains shall be coupled together one to another, and the other five curtains shall be coupled one to another.read more.
And thou shalt make loops of blue upon the edge of the one curtain from the border in the coupling; and likewise shalt thou make in the uttermost edge of another curtain in the coupling of the second. Fifty loops shalt thou make in the one curtain, and fifty loops shalt thou make in the border of the curtain that is in the second coupling; that the loops may take hold one of another. And thou shalt make fifty hooks of gold and couple the curtains together with the hooks; and it shall be one tabernacle. Likewise thou shalt make curtains of goats' hair to be a covering over the tabernacle; eleven curtains shalt thou make. The length of one curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits; and the eleven curtains shall be all of one measure. And thou shalt couple five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and shalt double the sixth curtain in the forefront of the tabernacle. And thou shalt make fifty loops on the edge of the one curtain from the border in the coupling and fifty loops in the edge of the curtain which couples the second. And thou shalt make fifty hooks of brass and put the hooks into the loops and couple the tent together that it may be one. And the remnant that remains of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remains, shall hang over the backside of the tabernacle. And a cubit on the one side and a cubit on the other side of that which remains in the length of the curtains of the tent, it shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle on this side and on that side, to cover it.

Psalm 104:2

who dost cover thyself with light as with a garment, who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain,

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Curtains » Figurative

Isaiah 40:22

He is seated upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; he stretches out the heavens as a curtain and spreads them out as a tent to dwell in:

Jeremiah 49:29

Their tents and their flocks shall they take away; they shall take to themselves their curtains and all their vessels and their camels; and they shall invoke fear on every side against them.

Isaiah 54:2

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;

Jeremiah 4:20

Destruction upon destruction is cried, for the whole land is destroyed; suddenly are my tents destroyed, and my curtains in a moment.

Jeremiah 10:20

My tent is destroyed, and all my cords are broken: my sons were taken from me, and they are lost; there is no one to stretch forth my tent any more and to set up my curtains.

Curtains » For the tabernacle

Exodus 27:9-18

In the same manner thou shalt make the court of the tabernacle; to the side of the Negev to the south there shall be hangings for the court of fine twined linen of one hundred cubits long for each side; and its twenty pillars and their twenty sockets shall be of brass; the capitals of the pillars and their fillets shall be of silver. And likewise for the side of the Aquilon in length there shall be hangings of one hundred cubits long, and its twenty pillars with their twenty sockets of brass, the capitals of the pillars and their fillets of silver. read more.
And for the breadth of the court on the west side shall be hangings of fifty cubits, their pillars ten, and their sockets ten. And the breadth of the court on the side of the rising sun to the east shall be fifty cubits. The hangings of one side of the gate shall be fifteen cubits, their pillars three, and their sockets three. And on the other side shall be hangings of fifteen cubits, their pillars three, and their sockets three. And at the gate of the court there shall be a hanging of twenty cubits of blue and purple and scarlet and fine twined linen, wrought with needlework; and their pillars shall be four and their sockets four. All the pillars round about the court shall be filleted with silver; their capitals shall be of silver, and their sockets of brass. The length of the court shall be one hundred cubits and the breadth fifty on the one side and fifty on the other and the height five cubits, its hangings of fine twined linen and their sockets of brass.

Exodus 36:8-18

And everyone with a wise heart among those that wrought the work made the tabernacle of ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet, which they made of cunning work, with cherubim. The length of one curtain was twenty-eight cubits, and the breadth of one curtain four cubits; the curtains were all of one size. And he coupled the five curtains one unto another; and the other five curtains he coupled one unto another. read more.
And he made loops of blue on the edge of one curtain in the border in the coupling; likewise he made in the border of the second curtain in the coupling. Fifty loops made he in one curtain, and fifty loops made he in the edge of the second curtain in the border in the coupling, the loops in front of the others. And he made fifty hooks of gold and coupled the curtains one unto another with the hooks, so it became one tabernacle. Likewise he made curtains of goats' hair for the tent over the tabernacle; he made eleven curtains. The length of one curtain was thirty cubits, and four cubits was the breadth of one curtain; the eleven curtains were of one size. And he coupled five curtains by themselves and six curtains by themselves. And he made fifty loops upon the edge of the uttermost curtain in the coupling, and he made another fifty loops upon the edge of the other curtain in the coupling. And he also made fifty hooks of brass to couple the tent together, that it might be one.

Curtains » In the palace of ahasuerus

Esther 1:6

There were white, green, and blue hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble; the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of porphyre and of marble and of alabaster and of blue.

Tents » Called » Curtains

Isaiah 54:2

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;