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Theasaurus: Dust

45 Bible Verses about dust

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Ecclesiastes 3:20

All are going to the same place; all come from dust, and all return to dust.

Genesis 3:14

Then the Lord God said to the serpent:Because you have done this,
you are cursed more than any livestock
and more than any wild animal.
You will move on your belly
and eat dust all the days of your life.

Matthew 7:3

Why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye but don’t notice the log in your own eye?

1 Samuel 2:8

He raises the poor from the dust
and lifts the needy from the garbage pile.
He seats them with noblemen
and gives them a throne of honor.
For the foundations of the earth are the Lord’s;
He has set the world on them.

Jeremiah 17:13

Lord, the hope of Israel,
all who abandon You
will be put to shame.
All who turn away from Me
will be written in the dirt,
for they have abandoned
the Lord, the fountain of living water.

Genesis 18:27

Then Abraham answered, “Since I have ventured to speak to the Lord—even though I am dust and ashes—

Isaiah 29:5

Your many foes will be like fine dust,
and many of the ruthless, like blowing chaff.
Then suddenly, in an instant,

Isaiah 29:4

You will be brought down;
you will speak from the ground,
and your words will come from low in the dust.
Your voice will be like that of a spirit from the ground;
your speech will whisper from the dust.

Isaiah 52:2

Stand up, shake the dust off yourself!
Take your seat, Jerusalem.
Remove the bonds from your neck,
captive Daughter Zion.”

Job 10:9

Please remember that You formed me like clay.
Will You now return me to dust?

Mark 6:11

If any place does not welcome you and people refuse to listen to you, when you leave there, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them.”

Micah 7:17

They will lick the dust like a snake;
they will come trembling out of their hiding places
like reptiles slithering on the ground.
They will tremble in the presence of Yahweh our God;
they will stand in awe of You.

Deuteronomy 28:24

The Lord will turn the rain of your land into falling dust; it will descend on you from the sky until you are destroyed.

Psalm 22:29

All who prosper on earth will eat and bow down;
all those who go down to the dust
will kneel before Him—
even the one who cannot preserve his life.

Job 34:15

every living thing would perish together
and mankind would return to the dust.

Isaiah 40:15

Look, the nations are like a drop in a bucket;
they are considered as a speck of dust in the scales;
He lifts up the islands like fine dust.

2 Samuel 22:43

I pulverize them like dust of the earth;
I crush them and trample them like mud in the streets.

Psalm 18:42

I pulverize them like dust before the wind;
I trample them like mud in the streets.

Psalm 146:4

When his breath leaves him,
he returns to the ground;
on that day his plans die.

Lamentations 3:29

Let him put his mouth in the dust—
perhaps there is still hope.

Matthew 7:5

Hypocrite! First take the log out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.

Nahum 1:3

The Lord is slow to anger but great in power;
the Lord will never leave the guilty unpunished.
His path is in the whirlwind and storm,
and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Job 40:13

Hide them together in the dust;
imprison them in the grave.

Isaiah 25:12

The high-walled fortress will be brought down,
thrown to the ground, to the dust.

Luke 6:41

“Why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but don’t notice the log in your own eye?

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand
or marked off the heavens with the span of his hand?
Who has gathered the dust of the earth in a measure
or weighed the mountains in a balance
and the hills in the scales?

Psalm 30:9

“What gain is there in my death,
if I go down to the Pit?
Will the dust praise You?
Will it proclaim Your truth?

Malachi 4:3

You will trample the wicked, for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet on the day I am preparing,” says the Lord of Hosts.

From Thematic Bible


Dust » Man made from

Job 34:15

every living thing would perish together
and mankind would return to the dust.

Dust » Placed on the head as a sign of grief

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell before the ark of the Lord with his face to the ground until evening, as did the elders of Israel; they all put dust on their heads.

Job 2:12

When they looked from a distance, they could barely recognize him. They wept aloud, and each man tore his robe and threw dust into the air and on his head.

Lamentations 2:10

?YodThe elders of Daughter Zion
sit on the ground in silence.
They have thrown dust on their heads
and put on sackcloth.
The young women of Jerusalem
have bowed their heads to the ground.

Ezekiel 27:30

They raise their voices over you
and cry out bitterly.
They throw dust on their heads;
they roll in ashes.

Revelation 18:19

They threw dust on their heads and kept crying out, weeping, and mourning:Woe, woe, the great city,
where all those who have ships on the sea
became rich from her wealth,
for in a single hour she was destroyed.

Dust » Put on the head in mourning

Joshua 7:6

Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell before the ark of the Lord with his face to the ground until evening, as did the elders of Israel; they all put dust on their heads.

Job 2:12

When they looked from a distance, they could barely recognize him. They wept aloud, and each man tore his robe and threw dust into the air and on his head.

2 Samuel 15:30

David was climbing the slope of the Mount of Olives, weeping as he ascended. His head was covered, and he was walking barefoot. Each of the people with him covered their heads and went up, weeping as they ascended.

1 Samuel 4:12

That same day, a Benjaminite man ran from the battle and came to Shiloh. His clothes were torn, and there was dirt on his head.

More verses: 2 Samuel 1:2

Dust » Thrown or shaken off in anger

Acts 13:51

But they shook the dust off their feet against them and went to Iconium.

Dust » Shaking from feet

Acts 13:51

But they shook the dust off their feet against them and went to Iconium.

Dust » Casting of, in anger

2 Samuel 16:13

So David and his men proceeded along the road as Shimei was going along the ridge of the hill opposite him. As Shimei went, he cursed David, and threw stones and dirt at him.

Topics on Dust

Creatures From Dust

1;2;7

Then the Lord God formed the man out of the dust from the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the man became a living being.

Creatures Returning To Dust

21;3;20

All are going to the same place; all come from dust, and all return to dust.

Dust On The Head

66;18;19

They threw dust on their heads and kept crying out, weeping, and mourning:Woe, woe, the great city,
where all those who have ships on the sea
became rich from her wealth,
for in a single hour she was destroyed.

Dust, Figurative Use

1;3;19

You will eat bread by the sweat of your brow
until you return to the ground,
since you were taken from it.
For you are dust,
and you will return to dust.”

Dust, Literal Use

1;2;7

Then the Lord God formed the man out of the dust from the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the man became a living being.

Numerous As Dust

1;28;14

Your offspring will be like the dust of the earth, and you will spread out toward the west, the east, the north, and the south. All the peoples on earth will be blessed through you and your offspring.

Wiping Dust

42;9;5

If they do not welcome you, when you leave that town, shake off the dust from your feet as a testimony against them.”

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