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Theasaurus: Dust

45 Bible Verses about dust

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Ecclesiastes 3:20

All go to one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.

Genesis 3:14

And the Lord God said to the serpent, Because you have done this, you are cursed above all [domestic] animals and above every [wild] living thing of the field; upon your belly you shall go, and you shall eat dust [and what it contains] all the days of your life.

Psalm 113:7

[The Lord] raises the poor out of the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap and the dung hill,

Matthew 7:3

Why do you stare from without at the very small particle that is in your brother's eye but do not become aware of and consider the beam of timber that is in your own eye?

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises up the poor out of the dust and lifts up the needy from the ash heap, to make them sit with nobles and inherit the throne of glory. For the pillars of the earth are the Lord's, and He has set the world upon them.

Jeremiah 17:13

O Lord, the Hope of Israel, all who forsake You shall be put to shame. They who depart from You and me [Your prophet] shall [disappear like] writing upon the ground, because they have forsaken the Lord, the Fountain of living waters.

Genesis 18:27

Abraham answered, Behold now, I who am but dust and ashes have taken upon myself to speak to the Lord.

Isaiah 29:5

But the multitude of your [enemy] strangers that assail you shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the ruthless and terrible ones like chaff that blows away. And in an instant, suddenly,

Isaiah 29:4

And you shall be laid low [Jerusalem], speaking from beneath the ground, and your speech shall come humbly from the dust. And your voice shall be like that of a ghost [produced by a medium] coming from the earth, and your speech shall whisper and squeak as it chatters from the dust.

Isaiah 52:2

Shake yourself from the dust; arise, sit [erect in a dignified place], O Jerusalem; loose yourself from the bonds of your neck, O captive Daughter of Zion.

Job 10:9

Remember [earnestly], I beseech You, that You have fashioned me as clay [out of the same earth material, exquisitely and elaborately]. And will You bring me into dust again?

Mark 6:11

And if any community will not receive and accept and welcome you, and they refuse to listen to you, when you depart, shake off the dust that is on your feet, for a testimony against them. Truly I tell you, it will be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrah in the judgment day than for that town.

Micah 7:17

They shall lick the dust like a serpent; like crawling things of the earth they shall come trembling out of their strongholds and close places. They shall turn and come with fear and dread to the Lord our God and shall be afraid and stand in awe because of You [O Lord].

Deuteronomy 28:24

The Lord shall make the rain of your land powdered soil and dust; from the heavens it shall come down upon you until you are destroyed.

Psalm 22:29

All the mighty ones upon earth shall eat [in thanksgiving] and worship; all they that go down to the dust shall bow before Him, even he who cannot keep himself alive.

Job 34:15

All flesh would perish together, and man would turn again to dust.

Isaiah 40:15

Behold, the nations are like a drop from a bucket and are counted as small dust on the scales; behold, He takes up the isles like a very little thing.

2 Samuel 22:43

Then I beat them small as the dust of the earth; I crushed them as the mire of the street and scattered them abroad.

Psalm 18:42

Then I beat them small as the dust before the wind; I emptied them out as the dirt and mire of the streets.

Psalm 146:4

When his breath leaves him, he returns to his earth; in that very day his [previous] thoughts, plans, and purposes perish.

Lamentations 3:29

Let him put his mouth in the dust [in abject recognition of his unworthiness] -- "there may yet be hope.

Matthew 7:5

You hypocrite, first get the beam of timber out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the tiny particle out of your brother's eye.

Nahum 1:3

The Lord is slow to anger and great in power and will by no means clear the guilty. The Lord has His way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of His feet.

Job 40:13

[Bury and] hide them all in the dust together; [and] shut them up [in the prison house of death].

Isaiah 26:19

Your dead shall live [O Lord]; the bodies of our dead [saints] shall rise. You who dwell in the dust, awake and sing for joy! For Your dew [O Lord] is a dew of [sparkling] light [heavenly, supernatural dew]; and the earth shall cast forth the dead [to life again; for on the land of the shades of the dead You will let Your dew fall].

Isaiah 25:12

And the high fortifications of your walls [the Lord] will bring down, lay low, and bring to the ground, even to the dust.

Luke 6:41

Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye but do not notice or consider the beam [of timber] that is in your own eye?

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, marked off the heavens with a [nine-inch] span, enclosed the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance?

Psalm 30:9

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit (the grave)? Will the dust praise You? Will it declare Your truth and faithfulness to men?

Malachi 4:3

And you shall tread down the lawless and wicked, for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, says the Lord of hosts.

From Thematic Bible


Dust » Man made from

Job 34:15

All flesh would perish together, and man would turn again to dust.

Dust » Placed on the head as a sign of grief

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua rent his clothes and lay on the earth upon his face before the ark of the Lord until evening, he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.

Job 2:12

And when they looked from afar off and saw him [disfigured] beyond recognition, they lifted up their voices and wept; and each one tore his robe, and they cast dust over their heads toward the heavens.

Lamentations 2:10

The elders of the Daughter of Zion sit on the ground keeping silent; they have cast dust on their heads, they have girded themselves with sackcloth. The maidens of Jerusalem have bowed their heads to the ground [says Jeremiah].

Ezekiel 27:30

And are heard wailing loudly over you, and they cry bitterly. They cast up dust on their heads; they wallow in ashes,

Revelation 18:19

And they threw dust on their heads as they wept and grieved, exclaiming, Woe and alas, for the great city, where all who had ships on the sea grew rich [through her extravagance] from her great wealth! In one single hour she has been destroyed and has become a desert!

Dust » Put on the head in mourning

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua rent his clothes and lay on the earth upon his face before the ark of the Lord until evening, he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.

Job 2:12

And when they looked from afar off and saw him [disfigured] beyond recognition, they lifted up their voices and wept; and each one tore his robe, and they cast dust over their heads toward the heavens.

2 Samuel 15:30

And David went up over the Mount of Olives and wept as he went, barefoot and his head covered. And all the people who were with him covered their heads, weeping as they went.

1 Samuel 4:12

Now a man of Benjamin ran from the battle line and came to Shiloh that day, with his clothes torn and earth on his head.

More verses: 2 Samuel 1:2

Dust » Thrown or shaken off in anger

Acts 13:51

But [the apostles] shook off the dust from their feet against them and went to Iconium.

Dust » Shaking from feet

Acts 13:51

But [the apostles] shook off the dust from their feet against them and went to Iconium.

Dust » Casting of, in anger

2 Samuel 16:13

So David and his men went by the road, and Shimei went along on the hillside opposite David and cursed as he went and threw stones and dust at him.

Topics on Dust

Creatures Returning To Dust

Ecclesiastes 3:20

All go to one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.

Dust On The Head

Revelation 18:19

And they threw dust on their heads as they wept and grieved, exclaiming, Woe and alas, for the great city, where all who had ships on the sea grew rich [through her extravagance] from her great wealth! In one single hour she has been destroyed and has become a desert!

Numerous As Dust

Genesis 28:14

And your offspring shall be as [countless as] the dust or sand of the ground, and you shall spread abroad to the west and the east and the north and the south; and by you and your Offspring shall all the families of the earth be blessed and bless themselves.

Wiping Dust

Luke 9:5

And wherever they do not receive and accept and welcome you, when you leave that town shake off [even] the dust from your feet, as a testimony against them.