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44 Bible Verses about Dress

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Deuteronomy 22:5

A woman must not wear men's clothing, nor should a man dress up in women's clothing, for anyone who does this is offensive to the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 22:11

You must not wear clothing made with wool and linen meshed together.

Exodus 22:26

If you do take the garment of your neighbor in pledge, you must return it to him by the time the sun goes down,

Leviticus 11:32

Also, anything they fall on when they die will become unclean -- any wood vessel or garment or article of leather or sackcloth. Any such vessel with which work is done must be immersed in water and will be unclean until the evening. Then it will become clean.

Leviticus 13:47-59

"When a garment has a diseased infection in it, whether a wool or linen garment, or in the warp or woof of the linen or the wool, or in leather or anything made of leather, if the infection in the garment or leather or warp or woof or any article of leather is yellowish green or reddish, it is a diseased infection and it must be shown to the priest.read more.
The priest is to examine and then quarantine the article with the infection for seven days. He must then examine the infection on the seventh day. If the infection has spread in the garment, or in the warp, or in the woof, or in the leather -- whatever the article into which the leather was made -- the infection is a malignant disease. It is unclean. He must burn the garment or the warp or the woof, whether wool or linen, or any article of leather which has the infection in it. Because it is a malignant disease it must be burned up in the fire. But if the priest examines it and the infection has not spread in the garment or in the warp or in the woof or in any article of leather, the priest is to command that they wash whatever has the infection and quarantine it for another seven days. The priest must then examine it after the infection has been washed out, and if the infection has not changed its appearance even though the infection has not spread, it is unclean. You must burn it up in the fire. It is a fungus, whether on the back side or front side of the article. But if the priest has examined it and the infection has faded after it has been washed, he is to tear it out of the garment or the leather or the warp or the woof. Then if it still appears again in the garment or the warp or the woof, or in any article of leather, it is an outbreak. Whatever has the infection in it you must burn up in the fire. But the garment or the warp or the woof or any article of leather which you wash and infection disappears from it is to be washed a second time and it will be clean." This is the law of the diseased infection in the garment of wool or linen, or the warp or woof, or any article of leather, for pronouncing it clean or unclean.

Numbers 31:20

You must purify each garment and everything that is made of skin, everything made of goat's hair, and everything made of wood."

Exodus 28:40

"For Aaron's sons you are to make tunics, sashes, and headbands for glory and for beauty.

Exodus 29:9

and wrap the sashes around Aaron and his sons and put headbands on them, and so the ministry of priesthood will belong to them by a perpetual ordinance. Thus you are to consecrate Aaron and his sons.

Exodus 39:28

and the turban of fine linen, the headbands of fine linen, and the undergarments of fine twisted linen.

Ezekiel 44:18

Linen turbans will be on their heads and linen undergarments will be around their waists; they must not bind themselves with anything that causes sweat.

Daniel 3:21

So those men were tied up while still wearing their cloaks, trousers, turbans, and other clothes, and were thrown into the furnace of blazing fire.

Isaiah 3:20

headdresses, ankle ornaments, sashes, sachets, amulets,

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."

Isaiah 3:23

garments, vests, head coverings, and gowns.

Ezekiel 13:18

and say 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Woe to those who sew bands on all their wrists and make headbands for heads of every size to entrap people's lives! Will you entrap my people's lives, yet preserve your own lives?

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this report, I tore my tunic and my robe and ripped out some of the hair from my head and beard. Then I sat down, quite devastated.

1 Chronicles 15:27

David was wrapped in a linen robe, as were all the Levites carrying the ark, the musicians, and Kenaniah the supervisor of transport and the musicians; David also wore a linen ephod.

Job 1:20

Then Job got up and tore his robe. He shaved his head, and then he threw himself down with his face to the ground.

2 Samuel 13:18

(Now she was wearing a long robe, for this is what the king's virgin daughters used to wear.) So Amnon's attendant removed her and bolted the door behind her.

John 19:2

The soldiers braided a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and they clothed him in a purple robe.

Exodus 28:4

Now these are the garments that they are to make: a breastpiece, an ephod, a robe, a fitted tunic, a turban, and a sash. They are to make holy garments for your brother Aaron and for his sons, that they may minister as my priests.

1 Samuel 18:4

Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with the rest of his gear, including his sword, his bow, and even his belt.

1 Samuel 2:19

His mother used to make him a small robe and bring it up to him at regular intervals when she would go up with her husband to make the annual sacrifice.

Matthew 5:40

And if someone wants to sue you and to take your tunic, give him your coat also.

Luke 6:29

To the person who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other as well, and from the person who takes away your coat, do not withhold your tunic either.

John 19:23

Now when the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his clothes and made four shares, one for each soldier, and the tunic remained. (Now the tunic was seamless, woven from top to bottom as a single piece.)

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up and went with them, and when he arrived they brought him to the upper room. All the widows stood beside him, crying and showing him the tunics and other clothing Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

2 Timothy 4:13

When you come, bring with you the cloak I left in Troas with Carpas and the scrolls, especially the parchments.

Ezekiel 5:3

But take a few strands of hair from those and tie them in the ends of your garment.

Job 27:16

If he piles up silver like dust and stores up clothing like mounds of clay,

Zephaniah 1:8

"On the day of the Lord's sacrificial meal, I will punish the princes and the king's sons, and all who wear foreign styles of clothing.

Genesis 45:22

He gave sets of clothes to each one of them, but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five sets of clothes.

Esther 6:8

let them bring royal attire which the king himself has worn and a horse on which the king himself has ridden -- one bearing the royal insignia!

Daniel 5:7

The king called out loudly to summon the astrologers, wise men, and diviners. The king proclaimed to the wise men of Babylon that anyone who could read this inscription and disclose its interpretation would be clothed in purple and have a golden collar placed on his neck and be third ruler in the kingdom.

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Dress » Garments of priests » General references

Exodus 29:29

"The holy garments that belong to Aaron are to belong to his sons after him, so that they may be anointed in them and consecrated in them.

Exodus 29:5

and take the garments and clothe Aaron with the tunic, the robe of the ephod, the ephod, and the breastpiece; you are to fasten the ephod on him by using the skillfully woven waistband.

Exodus 31:10

the woven garments, the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments for his sons, to minister as priests,

Exodus 39:1

From the blue, purple, and scarlet yarn they made woven garments for serving in the sanctuary; they made holy garments that were for Aaron, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Dress » Clothing » General references to

Daniel 5:29

Then, on Belshazzar's orders, Daniel was clothed in purple, a golden collar was placed around his neck, and he was proclaimed third ruler in the kingdom.

Matthew 3:4

Now John wore clothing made from camel's hair with a leather belt around his waist, and his diet consisted of locusts and wild honey.

Genesis 27:15

Then Rebekah took her older son Esau's best clothes, which she had with her in the house, and put them on her younger son Jacob.

2 Samuel 1:24

O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet as well as jewelry, who put gold jewelry on your clothes.

Dress » Clothing » Rich apparel, the wearing of

Psalm 45:13

The princess looks absolutely magnificent, decked out in pearls and clothed in a brocade trimmed with gold.

Ezekiel 27:24

They traded with you choice garments, purple clothes and embroidered work, and multicolored carpets, bound and reinforced with cords; these were among your merchandise.

Daniel 5:7

The king called out loudly to summon the astrologers, wise men, and diviners. The king proclaimed to the wise men of Babylon that anyone who could read this inscription and disclose its interpretation would be clothed in purple and have a golden collar placed on his neck and be third ruler in the kingdom.

Esther 6:8

let them bring royal attire which the king himself has worn and a horse on which the king himself has ridden -- one bearing the royal insignia!

Esther 8:15

Now Mordecai went out from the king's presence in purple and white royal attire, with a large golden crown and a purple linen mantle. The city of Susa shouted with joy.

Dress » Clothing » Coats

Exodus 28:40

"For Aaron's sons you are to make tunics, sashes, and headbands for glory and for beauty.

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up and went with them, and when he arrived they brought him to the upper room. All the widows stood beside him, crying and showing him the tunics and other clothing Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

Daniel 3:21

So those men were tied up while still wearing their cloaks, trousers, turbans, and other clothes, and were thrown into the furnace of blazing fire.

Dress » Clothing » Mantles

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this report, I tore my tunic and my robe and ripped out some of the hair from my head and beard. Then I sat down, quite devastated.

1 Kings 19:13

When Elijah heard it, he covered his face with his robe and went out and stood at the entrance to the cave. All of a sudden a voice asked him, "Why are you here, Elijah?"

2 Kings 2:8

Elijah took his cloak, folded it up, and hit the water with it. The water divided, and the two of them crossed over on dry ground.

2 Kings 2:13

He picked up Elijah's cloak, which had fallen off him, and went back and stood on the shore of the Jordan.

Job 1:20

Then Job got up and tore his robe. He shaved his head, and then he threw himself down with his face to the ground.

Dress » Special advices concerning » Attire, too much stress upon outward

Matthew 6:28-29

Why do you worry about clothing? Think about how the flowers of the field grow; they do not work or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these!

Isaiah 3:16

The Lord says, "The women of Zion are proud. They walk with their heads high and flirt with their eyes. They skip along and the jewelry on their ankles jingles.

Isaiah 3:18-24

At that time the sovereign master will remove their beautiful ankle jewelry, neck ornaments, crescent shaped ornaments, earrings, bracelets, veils, headdresses, ankle ornaments, sashes, sachets, amulets, read more.
rings, nose rings, festive dresses, robes, shawls, purses, garments, vests, head coverings, and gowns. A putrid stench will replace the smell of spices, a rope will replace a belt, baldness will replace braided locks of hair, a sackcloth garment will replace a fine robe, and a prisoner's brand will replace beauty.

1 Peter 3:3-4

Let your beauty not be external -- the braiding of hair and wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes -- but the inner person of the heart, the lasting beauty of a gentle and tranquil spirit, which is precious in God's sight.

Dress » Garments of priests » Bonnets of

Exodus 29:9

and wrap the sashes around Aaron and his sons and put headbands on them, and so the ministry of priesthood will belong to them by a perpetual ordinance. Thus you are to consecrate Aaron and his sons.

Exodus 28:40

"For Aaron's sons you are to make tunics, sashes, and headbands for glory and for beauty.

Exodus 39:28

and the turban of fine linen, the headbands of fine linen, and the undergarments of fine twisted linen.

Ezekiel 44:18

Linen turbans will be on their heads and linen undergarments will be around their waists; they must not bind themselves with anything that causes sweat.

Dress » Clothing » Figurative

John 15:22

If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin. But they no longer have any excuse for their sin.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we never appeared with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed -- God is our witness --

Dress » Presents made of changes of clothes

1 Samuel 18:4

Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with the rest of his gear, including his sword, his bow, and even his belt.

Daniel 5:7

The king called out loudly to summon the astrologers, wise men, and diviners. The king proclaimed to the wise men of Babylon that anyone who could read this inscription and disclose its interpretation would be clothed in purple and have a golden collar placed on his neck and be third ruler in the kingdom.

Esther 6:8

let them bring royal attire which the king himself has worn and a horse on which the king himself has ridden -- one bearing the royal insignia!

Genesis 45:22

He gave sets of clothes to each one of them, but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five sets of clothes.

2 Kings 5:5

The king of Syria said, "Go! I will send a letter to the king of Israel." So Naaman went, taking with him ten talents of silver, six thousand shekels of gold, and ten suits of clothes.

Dress » Various articles of » Mantle

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this report, I tore my tunic and my robe and ripped out some of the hair from my head and beard. Then I sat down, quite devastated.

1 Kings 19:13

When Elijah heard it, he covered his face with his robe and went out and stood at the entrance to the cave. All of a sudden a voice asked him, "Why are you here, Elijah?"

1 Chronicles 15:27

David was wrapped in a linen robe, as were all the Levites carrying the ark, the musicians, and Kenaniah the supervisor of transport and the musicians; David also wore a linen ephod.

Job 1:20

Then Job got up and tore his robe. He shaved his head, and then he threw himself down with his face to the ground.

Dress » Clothing » Garments

Matthew 5:40

And if someone wants to sue you and to take your tunic, give him your coat also.

2 Timothy 4:13

When you come, bring with you the cloak I left in Troas with Carpas and the scrolls, especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

To the person who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other as well, and from the person who takes away your coat, do not withhold your tunic either.

Dress » Sleeveless shirt, called coat

Matthew 5:40

And if someone wants to sue you and to take your tunic, give him your coat also.

John 19:23

Now when the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his clothes and made four shares, one for each soldier, and the tunic remained. (Now the tunic was seamless, woven from top to bottom as a single piece.)

Luke 6:29

To the person who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other as well, and from the person who takes away your coat, do not withhold your tunic either.

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up and went with them, and when he arrived they brought him to the upper room. All the widows stood beside him, crying and showing him the tunics and other clothing Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

Dress » Special advices concerning » Of the two sexes not to be alike

Deuteronomy 22:5

A woman must not wear men's clothing, nor should a man dress up in women's clothing, for anyone who does this is offensive to the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 22:11

You must not wear clothing made with wool and linen meshed together.

Dress » Clothing » Robes

1 Samuel 18:4

Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with the rest of his gear, including his sword, his bow, and even his belt.

2 Samuel 13:18

(Now she was wearing a long robe, for this is what the king's virgin daughters used to wear.) So Amnon's attendant removed her and bolted the door behind her.

Dress » Embroidered coat

Exodus 28:40

"For Aaron's sons you are to make tunics, sashes, and headbands for glory and for beauty.

Exodus 28:4

Now these are the garments that they are to make: a breastpiece, an ephod, a robe, a fitted tunic, a turban, and a sash. They are to make holy garments for your brother Aaron and for his sons, that they may minister as my priests.

1 Samuel 2:19

His mother used to make him a small robe and bring it up to him at regular intervals when she would go up with her husband to make the annual sacrifice.

Daniel 3:21

So those men were tied up while still wearing their cloaks, trousers, turbans, and other clothes, and were thrown into the furnace of blazing fire.

Dress » Ceremonial purification of

Leviticus 11:32

Also, anything they fall on when they die will become unclean -- any wood vessel or garment or article of leather or sackcloth. Any such vessel with which work is done must be immersed in water and will be unclean until the evening. Then it will become clean.

Leviticus 13:47-59

"When a garment has a diseased infection in it, whether a wool or linen garment, or in the warp or woof of the linen or the wool, or in leather or anything made of leather, if the infection in the garment or leather or warp or woof or any article of leather is yellowish green or reddish, it is a diseased infection and it must be shown to the priest. read more.
The priest is to examine and then quarantine the article with the infection for seven days. He must then examine the infection on the seventh day. If the infection has spread in the garment, or in the warp, or in the woof, or in the leather -- whatever the article into which the leather was made -- the infection is a malignant disease. It is unclean. He must burn the garment or the warp or the woof, whether wool or linen, or any article of leather which has the infection in it. Because it is a malignant disease it must be burned up in the fire. But if the priest examines it and the infection has not spread in the garment or in the warp or in the woof or in any article of leather, the priest is to command that they wash whatever has the infection and quarantine it for another seven days. The priest must then examine it after the infection has been washed out, and if the infection has not changed its appearance even though the infection has not spread, it is unclean. You must burn it up in the fire. It is a fungus, whether on the back side or front side of the article. But if the priest has examined it and the infection has faded after it has been washed, he is to tear it out of the garment or the leather or the warp or the woof. Then if it still appears again in the garment or the warp or the woof, or in any article of leather, it is an outbreak. Whatever has the infection in it you must burn up in the fire. But the garment or the warp or the woof or any article of leather which you wash and infection disappears from it is to be washed a second time and it will be clean." This is the law of the diseased infection in the garment of wool or linen, or the warp or woof, or any article of leather, for pronouncing it clean or unclean.

Numbers 31:20

You must purify each garment and everything that is made of skin, everything made of goat's hair, and everything made of wood."

Dress » Bonnets (rv, head-tires), worn by women

Isaiah 3:20

headdresses, ankle ornaments, sashes, sachets, amulets,

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."

Ezekiel 24:23

Your turbans will be on your heads and your sandals on your feet; you will not mourn or weep, but you will rot for your iniquities and groan among yourselves.

Dress » Of the head » Bonnets (rv, head-tires), prescribed by moses, for the priests

Exodus 29:9

and wrap the sashes around Aaron and his sons and put headbands on them, and so the ministry of priesthood will belong to them by a perpetual ordinance. Thus you are to consecrate Aaron and his sons.

Exodus 28:40

"For Aaron's sons you are to make tunics, sashes, and headbands for glory and for beauty.

Exodus 39:28

and the turban of fine linen, the headbands of fine linen, and the undergarments of fine twisted linen.

Dress » Uniform vestments kept in store for worshipers of baal

Zephaniah 1:8

"On the day of the Lord's sacrificial meal, I will punish the princes and the king's sons, and all who wear foreign styles of clothing.

2 Kings 10:22-23

Jehu ordered the one who was in charge of the wardrobe, "Bring out robes for all the servants of Baal." So he brought out robes for them. Then Jehu and Jehonadab son of Rekab went to the temple of Baal. Jehu said to the servants of Baal, "Make sure there are no servants of the Lord here with you; there must be only servants of Baal."

Dress » Cloak

2 Timothy 4:13

When you come, bring with you the cloak I left in Troas with Carpas and the scrolls, especially the parchments.

John 19:5

So Jesus came outside, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, "Look, here is the man!"

John 19:2

The soldiers braided a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and they clothed him in a purple robe.

Dress » Clothing » Sandals

Acts 12:8

The angel said to him, "Fasten your belt and put on your sandals." Peter did so. Then the angel said to him, "Put on your cloak and follow me."

Dress » Rules with respect to women's

1 Timothy 2:9-10

Likewise the women are to dress in suitable apparel, with modesty and self-control. Their adornment must not be with braided hair and gold or pearls or expensive clothing, but with good deeds, as is proper for women who profess reverence for God.

Dress » Robe

1 Samuel 18:4

Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with the rest of his gear, including his sword, his bow, and even his belt.

Exodus 28:4

Now these are the garments that they are to make: a breastpiece, an ephod, a robe, a fitted tunic, a turban, and a sash. They are to make holy garments for your brother Aaron and for his sons, that they may minister as my priests.

Dress » Special advices concerning » Duty of cleanliness and care in

Dress » Special advices concerning » Of the ancient priests

Ezekiel 44:17

"'When they enter the gates of the inner court, they must wear linen garments; they must not have any wool on them when they minister in the inner gates of the court and in the temple.

Dress » Special advices concerning » Modesty in, encouraged

Dress » Special advices concerning » Undue anxiety concerning, forbidden

Dress » Kerchiefs

Ezekiel 13:18

and say 'This is what the sovereign Lord says: Woe to those who sew bands on all their wrists and make headbands for heads of every size to entrap people's lives! Will you entrap my people's lives, yet preserve your own lives?

Ezekiel 13:21

I will tear off your headbands and rescue my people from your power; they will no longer be prey in your hands. Then you will know that I am the Lord.

Dress » Special advices concerning » The inward adorning

Dress » Various articles of » Purple

John 19:5

So Jesus came outside, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, "Look, here is the man!"

John 19:2

The soldiers braided a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and they clothed him in a purple robe.

Dress » Various articles of » Many-colored

2 Samuel 13:18

(Now she was wearing a long robe, for this is what the king's virgin daughters used to wear.) So Amnon's attendant removed her and bolted the door behind her.

Dress » Of the head » By ezekiel

Ezekiel 44:18

Linen turbans will be on their heads and linen undergarments will be around their waists; they must not bind themselves with anything that causes sweat.

Dress » Symbolical » Filthy, of iniquity

Zechariah 3:3-4

Now Joshua was dressed in filthy clothes as he stood there before the angel. The angel spoke up to those standing all around, "Remove his filthy clothes." Then he said to Joshua, "I have freely forgiven your iniquity and will dress you in fine clothing."

Dress » Changes of clothes, the folly of excessive

Job 27:16

If he piles up silver like dust and stores up clothing like mounds of clay,

Dress » Figurative » Filthy, of unrighteousness

Dress » Not to be held overnight as a pledge for debt

Exodus 22:26

If you do take the garment of your neighbor in pledge, you must return it to him by the time the sun goes down,

Dress » Mixed materials in, forbidden

Deuteronomy 22:11

You must not wear clothing made with wool and linen meshed together.

Dress » Wimples (satchels, rv)

Dress » For wedding feasts

Dress » Hoods (turban, rv)

Isaiah 3:23

garments, vests, head coverings, and gowns.

Dress » Sashes (rv)

Isaiah 3:20

headdresses, ankle ornaments, sashes, sachets, amulets,

Dress » Mufflers

Dress » Shawls

Dress » Men forbidden to wear women's, and women forbidden to wear men's

Deuteronomy 22:5

A woman must not wear men's clothing, nor should a man dress up in women's clothing, for anyone who does this is offensive to the Lord your God.

Dress » Hats (turbans, rv margin), worn by men

Daniel 3:21

So those men were tied up while still wearing their cloaks, trousers, turbans, and other clothes, and were thrown into the furnace of blazing fire.

Dress » Of skins

Dress » Skirts

Ezekiel 5:3

But take a few strands of hair from those and tie them in the ends of your garment.

Dress » Hosen

Daniel 3:21

So those men were tied up while still wearing their cloaks, trousers, turbans, and other clothes, and were thrown into the furnace of blazing fire.

Dress » Of fig leaves

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1 Timothy 2:9-10

Likewise the women are to dress in suitable apparel, with modesty and self-control. Their adornment must not be with braided hair and gold or pearls or expensive clothing,

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