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29 Bible Verses about Garments

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Zechariah 3:3

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments and was standing before the Angel [of the Lord].

Zechariah 3:4

And He spoke to those who stood before Him, saying, Take away the filthy garments from him. And He said to [Joshua], Behold, I have caused your iniquity to pass from you, and I will clothe you with rich apparel.

Deuteronomy 22:5

The woman shall not wear that which pertains to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment, for all that do so are an abomination to the Lord your God.

Isaiah 61:3

To grant [consolation and joy] to those who mourn in Zion -- "to give them an ornament (a garland or diadem) of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the garment [expressive] of praise instead of a heavy, burdened, and failing spirit -- "that they may be called oaks of righteousness [lofty, strong, and magnificent, distinguished for uprightness, justice, and right standing with God], the planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.

Ecclesiastes 9:8

Let your garments be always white [with purity], and let your head not lack [the] oil [of gladness].

Isaiah 64:6

For we have all become like one who is unclean [ceremonially, like a leper], and all our righteousness (our best deeds of rightness and justice) is like filthy rags or a polluted garment; we all fade like a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away [far from God's favor, hurrying us toward destruction].

Numbers 15:38

Speak to the Israelites and bid them make fringes or tassels on the corners in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and put upon the fringe of the borders or upon the tassel of each corner a cord of blue.

Revelation 19:8

She has been permitted to dress in fine (radiant) linen, dazzling and white -- "for the fine linen is (signifies, represents) the righteousness (the upright, just, and godly living, deeds, and conduct, and right standing with God) of the saints (God's holy people).

Matthew 23:5

They do all their works to be seen of men; for they make wide their phylacteries ( small cases enclosing certain Scripture passages, worn during prayer on the left arm and forehead) and make long their fringes [worn by all male Israelites, according to the command].

Psalm 133:2

It is like the precious ointment poured on the head, that ran down on the beard, even the beard of Aaron [the first high priest], that came down upon the collar and skirts of his garments [consecrating the whole body].

John 19:23

Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, one share for each soldier, and also the tunic (the long shirtlike undergarment). But the tunic was seamless, woven [in one piece] from the top throughout.

Isaiah 63:2

Why is Your apparel splashed with red, and Your garments like the one who treads in the winepress?

Psalm 22:18

They part my clothing among them and cast lots for my raiment (a long, shirtlike garment, a seamless undertunic). )

Matthew 27:35

And when they had crucified Him, they divided and distributed His garments [among them] by casting lots so that the prophet's saying was fulfilled, They parted My garments among them and over My apparel they cast lots.

Deuteronomy 22:12

You shall make yourself tassels on the four corners of your cloak with which you cover yourself.

Isaiah 59:6

Their webs will not serve as clothing, nor will they cover themselves with what they make; their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in their hands.

Matthew 22:12

And he said, Friend, how did you come in here without putting on the [appropriate] wedding garment? And he was speechless ( muzzled, gagged).

Revelation 16:15

Behold, I am going to come like a thief! Blessed (happy, to be envied) is he who stays awake (alert) and who guards his clothes, so that he may not be naked and [have the shame of being] seen exposed!

Leviticus 19:19

You shall keep My statutes. You shall not let your domestic animals breed with a different kind [of animal]; you shall not sow your field with mixed seed, neither wear a garment of linen mixed with wool.

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Cloak » Garments

Matthew 5:40

And if anyone wants to sue you and take your undershirt (tunic), let him have your coat also.

2 Timothy 4:13

[When] you come, bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, also the books, especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

To the one who strikes you on the jaw or cheek, offer the other jaw or cheek also; and from him who takes away your outer garment, do not withhold your undergarment as well.

Defilement » Things liable to ceremonial » Garments

Leviticus 13:59

This is the law for a leprous disease in a garment of wool or linen, either in the warp or woof, or in anything made of skin, to pronounce it clean or unclean.

Dress » Clothing » Garments

Matthew 5:40

And if anyone wants to sue you and take your undershirt (tunic), let him have your coat also.

2 Timothy 4:13

[When] you come, bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, also the books, especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

To the one who strikes you on the jaw or cheek, offer the other jaw or cheek also; and from him who takes away your outer garment, do not withhold your undergarment as well.

Garments » Often rent in affliction

Ezra 9:3

When I heard this, I rent my undergarment and my mantle, I pulled hair from my head and beard and sat down appalled.

Ezra 9:5

At the evening sacrifice I arose from my depression, and, having rent my undergarment and my mantle, I fell on my knees and spread out my hands to the Lord my God,

2 Samuel 15:32

When David came to the summit [of Olivet], where he worshiped God, behold, Hushai the Archite came to meet him with his coat rent and earth upon his head.

Garments » Of the rich » Perfumed

Psalm 45:8

Your garments are all fragrant with myrrh, aloes, and cassia; stringed instruments make You glad.

Song of Songs 4:11

Your lips, O my [promised] bride, drop honey as the honeycomb; honey and milk are under your tongue. And the odor of your garments is like the odor of Lebanon.

Garments » Were often fringed and bordered

Deuteronomy 22:12

You shall make yourself tassels on the four corners of your cloak with which you cover yourself.

Numbers 15:38

Speak to the Israelites and bid them make fringes or tassels on the corners in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and put upon the fringe of the borders or upon the tassel of each corner a cord of blue.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Hyke or upper garment

Deuteronomy 24:13

You shall surely restore to him the pledge at sunset, that he may sleep in his garment and bless you; and it shall be credited to you as righteousness (rightness and justice) before the Lord your God.

Matthew 21:8

And most of the crowd kept spreading their garments on the road, and others kept cutting branches from the trees and scattering them on the road.

Garments » Called » Vesture

Genesis 41:42

And Pharaoh took off his [signet] ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in [official] vestments of fine linen and put a gold chain about his neck;

Garments » Called » Raiment

Deuteronomy 8:4

Your clothing did not become old upon you nor did your feet swell these forty years.

Genesis 28:20

Then Jacob made a vow, saying, If God will be with me and will keep me in this way that I go and will give me food to eat and clothing to wear,

Garments » Cleansed by water from ceremonial uncleanness

Leviticus 11:32

And upon whatever they may fall when they are dead, it shall be unclean, whether it is an article of wood or clothing or skin (bottle) or sack, any vessel in which work is done; it must be put in water, and it shall be unclean until the evening; so it shall be cleansed.

Numbers 31:20

You shall purify every garment, all that is made of skins, all work of goats' hair, and every article of wood.

Garments » Illustrative » (white,) of righteousness

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » Different colors

2 Samuel 13:18

Now [Tamar] was wearing a long robe with sleeves and of various colors, for in such robes were the king's virgin daughters clad of old. Then Amnon's servant brought her out and bolted the door after her.

Garments » Materials used for » Wool

Proverbs 27:26

The lambs will be for your clothing, and the goats [will furnish you] the price of a field.

Garments » Called » Clothes

Proverbs 6:27

Can a man take fire in his bosom and his clothes not be burned?

Ezekiel 16:39

And I will also give you into the hand of those [your enemies], and they shall throw down your vaulted place (brothel) and shall demolish your high places [of idolatry]; they shall strip you of your clothes and shall take your splendid jewels and leave you naked and bare.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Bonnet or hat

Leviticus 8:13

And Moses brought Aaron's sons and put undertunics on them and girded them with sashes and wound turbans on them, as the Lord commanded Moses.

Daniel 3:21

Then these [three] men were bound in their cloaks, their tunics or undergarments, their turbans, and their other clothing, and they were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.

Garments » Materials used for » Sackcloth

2 Samuel 3:31

And David said to Joab and to all the people with him, Rend your clothes, gird yourselves with sackcloth, and mourn before Abner. And King David followed the bier.

2 Kings 19:1

When King Hezekiah heard it, he rent his clothes and covered himself with sackcloth and went into the house of the Lord.

Garments » Materials used for » Linen

Leviticus 6:10

And the priest shall put on his linen garment and put his linen breeches on his body, and take up the ashes of what the fire has consumed with the burnt offering on the altar and put them beside the altar.

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went forth from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, with a great crown of gold and with a robe of fine linen and purple; and the city of Shushan shouted and rejoiced.

Garments » Worn long and flowing

Revelation 1:13

And in the midst of the lampstands [One] like a Son of Man, clothed with a robe which reached to His feet and with a girdle of gold about His breast.

Luke 20:46

Beware of the scribes, who like to walk about in long robes and love to be saluted [with honor] in places where people congregate and love the front and best seats in the synagogues and places of distinction at feasts,

Garments » Were often changed

Genesis 35:2

Then Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, Put away the [images of] strange gods that are among you, and purify yourselves and change [into fresh] garments;

Genesis 41:14

Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon. But Joseph [first] shaved himself, changed his clothes, and made himself presentable; then he came into Pharaoh's presence.

Garments » Given as presents

2 Kings 5:22

And he said, All is well. My master has sent me to say, There have just come to me from the hill country of Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets. I pray you, give them a talent of silver and two changes of garments.

Genesis 45:22

To each of them he gave changes of raiment, but to Benjamin he gave 300 pieces of silver and five changes of raiment.

Garments » Of the rich » Embroidered

Psalm 45:14

She shall be brought to the King in raiment of needlework; with the virgins, her companions that follow her, she shall be brought to You.

Ezekiel 16:18

And you took your embroidered garments and covered them and set My oil and My incense before them.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Burnoose or cloak

2 Timothy 4:13

[When] you come, bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, also the books, especially the parchments.

Luke 6:29

To the one who strikes you on the jaw or cheek, offer the other jaw or cheek also; and from him who takes away your outer garment, do not withhold your undergarment as well.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Girdle

1 Samuel 18:4

And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, and his armor, even his sword, his bow, and his girdle.

Acts 21:11

And coming to [see] us, he took Paul's belt and with it bound his own feet and hands and said, Thus says the Holy Spirit: The Jews at Jerusalem shall bind like this the man who owns this belt, and they shall deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles (heathen).

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » Scarlet

Daniel 5:7

The king cried aloud [mightily] to bring in the enchanters or soothsayers, the Chaldeans [diviners], and the astrologers. The king said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever will read this writing and show me the interpretation of it will be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold put about his neck and will be the third ruler in the kingdom.

2 Samuel 1:24

You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet with [other] delights, who put ornaments of gold upon your apparel.

Garments » Origin of

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » Purple

Luke 16:19

There was a certain rich man who [habitually] clothed himself in purple and fine linen and reveled and feasted and made merry in splendor every day.

Ezekiel 7:27

The king [of Judah] shall wear mourning and the prince shall clothe himself with garments of despair and desolation, while the hands of the people of the land shall tremble [palsied by terror]; for I will do to them in accordance with their ways, and according to their deserts will I judge them; and they shall know, recognize, and realize that I am the Lord.

Garments » Grew old and wore out

Joshua 9:5

And old and patched shoes on their feet and wearing old garments; and all their supply of food was dry and moldy.

Psalm 102:26

They shall perish, but You shall remain and endure; yes, all of them shall wear out and become old like a garment. Like clothing You shall change them, and they shall be changed and pass away.

Garments » Of the rich » Multiplied and heaped up

Isaiah 3:22

The festal robes, the cloaks, the stoles and shawls, and the handbags,

Job 27:17

He may prepare it, but the just will wear it, and the innocent will divide the silver.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Tunic or coat

John 19:23

Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, one share for each soldier, and also the tunic (the long shirtlike undergarment). But the tunic was seamless, woven [in one piece] from the top throughout.

John 21:7

Then the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, It is the Lord! Simon Peter, hearing him say that it was the Lord, put (girded) on his upper garment (his fisherman's coat, his outer tunic) -- "for he was stripped [for work] -- "and sprang into the sea.

Garments » Of the rich » Gorgeous

Acts 12:21

On an appointed day Herod arrayed himself in his royal robes, took his seat upon [his] throne, and addressed an oration to them.

Luke 7:25

Then what did you go out to see? A man dressed up in soft garments? Behold, those who wear fine apparel and live in luxury are in the courts or palaces of kings.

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Shoe or sandal

Mark 6:9

But to go with sandals on their feet and not to put on two tunics (undergarments).

Garments » Of the poor » Not to be retained in pledge

Deuteronomy 24:12-13

And if the man is poor, you shall not keep his pledge overnight. You shall surely restore to him the pledge at sunset, that he may sleep in his garment and bless you; and it shall be credited to you as righteousness (rightness and justice) before the Lord your God.

Garments » Of the rich » Often moth-eaten

Job 13:28

And he wastes away as a rotten thing, like a garment that is moth-eaten.

James 5:2

Your abundant wealth has rotted and is ruined, and your [many] garments have become moth-eaten.

Garments » Girt up during employment

John 13:4

Got up from supper, took off His garments, and taking a [servant's] towel, He fastened it around His waist.

Luke 17:8

Will he not instead tell him, Get my supper ready and gird yourself and serve me while I eat and drink; then afterward you yourself shall eat and drink?

Garments » Called » Clothing

Job 22:6

For you have taken pledges of your brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Job 31:19

If I have seen anyone perish for want of clothing, or any poor person without covering,

Garments » Liable to plague and leprosy

Leviticus 13:47-59

The garment also that the disease of leprosy [symbolic of sin] is in, whether a wool or a linen garment, Whether it be in woven or knitted stuff or in the warp or woof of linen or of wool, or in a skin or anything made of skin, If the disease is greenish or reddish in the garment, or in a skin or in the warp or woof or in anything made of skin, it is the plague of leprosy; show it to the priest. read more.
The priest shall examine the diseased article and shut it up for seven days. He shall examine the disease on the seventh day; if [it] is spread in the garment, or in the article, whatever service it may be used for, the disease is a rotting or corroding leprosy; it is unclean. He shall burn the garment, whether diseased in warp or woof, in wool or linen, or anything made of skin; for it is a rotting or corroding leprosy, to be burned in the fire. But if the priest finds the disease has not spread in the garment, in the warp or the woof, or in anything made of skin, Then the priest shall command that they wash the thing in which the plague is, and he shall shut it up seven days more. And the priest shall examine the diseased article after it has been washed, and if the diseased portion has not changed color, though the disease has not spread, it is unclean; you shall burn it in the fire; it is a rotting or corroding [disease], whether the leprous spot be inside or outside. If the priest looks and the diseased portion is less noticeable after it is washed, he shall tear it out of the garment, or the skin (leather), or out of the warp or woof. If it appears still in the garment, either in the warp or in the woof, or in anything made of skin, it is spreading; you shall burn the diseased part with fire. But the garment, or the woven or knitted stuff or warp or woof, or anything made of skin from which the disease departs when you have washed it, shall then be washed a second time, and be clean. This is the law for a leprous disease in a garment of wool or linen, either in the warp or woof, or in anything made of skin, to pronounce it clean or unclean.

Garments » Of the poor » Used as a covering by night

Deuteronomy 24:13

You shall surely restore to him the pledge at sunset, that he may sleep in his garment and bless you; and it shall be credited to you as righteousness (rightness and justice) before the Lord your God.

Garments » Of the poor » Provided specially by God

Garments » Not to be made of mixed materials

Deuteronomy 22:11

You shall not wear a garment of mingled stuff, wool and linen together.

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » White

Ecclesiastes 9:8

Let your garments be always white [with purity], and let your head not lack [the] oil [of gladness].

Garments » Of the sexes, not to be interchanged

Deuteronomy 22:5

The woman shall not wear that which pertains to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment, for all that do so are an abomination to the Lord your God.

Garments » Of israel preserved for forty years

Deuteronomy 8:4

Your clothing did not become old upon you nor did your feet swell these forty years.

Garments » Materials used for » Silk

Proverbs 31:22

She makes for herself coverlets, cushions, and rugs of tapestry. Her clothing is of linen, pure and fine, and of purple [such as that of which the clothing of the priests and the hallowed cloths of the temple were made].

Garments » Mentioned in scripture » Vail

Genesis 24:65

For she [had] said to the servant, Who is that man walking across the field to meet us? And the servant [had] said, He is my master. So she took a veil and concealed herself with it.

Garments » Materials used for » Skins

Hebrews 11:37

They were stoned to death; they were lured with tempting offers [to renounce their faith]; they were sawn asunder; they were slaughtered by the sword; [while they were alive] they had to go about wrapped in the skins of sheep and goats, utterly destitute, oppressed, cruelly treated -- "

Garments » Illustrative » (washed in wine,) of abundance

Genesis 49:11

Binding His foal to the vine and His donkey's colt to the choice vine, He washes His garments in wine and His clothes in the blood of grapes.

Garments » Given as a token of covenants

1 Samuel 18:4

And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, and his armor, even his sword, his bow, and his girdle.

Garments » Colors of, mentioned » Blue

Ezekiel 23:6

Who were clothed with blue, governors and deputies, all of them attractive young men, horsemen riding upon horses.

Garments » Of the rich » Of the finest materials

Matthew 11:8

What did you go out to see then? A man clothed in soft garments? Behold, those who wear soft clothing are in the houses of kings.

Garments » Scribes and pharisees condemned for making broad the borders of

Matthew 23:5

They do all their works to be seen of men; for they make wide their phylacteries ( small cases enclosing certain Scripture passages, worn during prayer on the left arm and forehead) and make long their fringes [worn by all male Israelites, according to the command].

Garments » Of those slain with a sword not used

Isaiah 14:19

But you are cast away from your tomb like a loathed growth or premature birth or an abominable branch [of the family] and like the raiment of the slain; and you are clothed with the slain, those thrust through with the sword, who go down to the stones of the pit [into which carcasses are thrown], like a dead body trodden underfoot.

Garments » Materials used for » Camel's hair

Matthew 3:4

This same John's garments were made of camel's hair, and he wore a leather girdle about his waist; and his food was locusts and wild honey.

Garments » Of the rich » Gay

James 2:2-3

For if a person comes into your congregation whose hands are adorned with gold rings and who is wearing splendid apparel, and also a poor [man] in shabby clothes comes in, And you pay special attention to the one who wears the splendid clothes and say to him, Sit here in this preferable seat! while you tell the poor [man], Stand there! or, Sit there on the floor at my feet!

Garments » Illustrative » (rolled in blood,) of victory

Isaiah 9:5

For every [tramping] warrior's war boots and all his armor in the battle tumult and every garment rolled in blood shall be burned as fuel for the fire.

Garments » Of the poor » Vile

James 2:2

For if a person comes into your congregation whose hands are adorned with gold rings and who is wearing splendid apparel, and also a poor [man] in shabby clothes comes in,

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, but not having, washed and pronounced clean

Leviticus 13:53-54

But if the priest finds the disease has not spread in the garment, in the warp or the woof, or in anything made of skin, Then the priest shall command that they wash the thing in which the plague is, and he shall shut it up seven days more.

Leviticus 13:58-59

But the garment, or the woven or knitted stuff or warp or woof, or anything made of skin from which the disease departs when you have washed it, shall then be washed a second time, and be clean. This is the law for a leprous disease in a garment of wool or linen, either in the warp or woof, or in anything made of skin, to pronounce it clean or unclean.

Leprosy » Garments » Incurably infected with, burned

Leviticus 13:51-52

He shall examine the disease on the seventh day; if [it] is spread in the garment, or in the article, whatever service it may be used for, the disease is a rotting or corroding leprosy; it is unclean. He shall burn the garment, whether diseased in warp or woof, in wool or linen, or anything made of skin; for it is a rotting or corroding leprosy, to be burned in the fire.

Leprosy » Garments » Infected with, to have the piece first torn out

Leviticus 13:56

If the priest looks and the diseased portion is less noticeable after it is washed, he shall tear it out of the garment, or the skin (leather), or out of the warp or woof.

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, shown to priest

Leviticus 13:49

If the disease is greenish or reddish in the garment, or in a skin or in the warp or woof or in anything made of skin, it is the plague of leprosy; show it to the priest.

Leprosy » Garments » Suspected of, shut up seven days

Leviticus 13:50

The priest shall examine the diseased article and shut it up for seven days.

Leprosy » Infected » Garments

Leviticus 13:47

The garment also that the disease of leprosy [symbolic of sin] is in, whether a wool or a linen garment,

Linen » Garments » For men made of

Genesis 41:42

And Pharaoh took off his [signet] ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in [official] vestments of fine linen and put a gold chain about his neck;

Luke 16:19

There was a certain rich man who [habitually] clothed himself in purple and fine linen and reveled and feasted and made merry in splendor every day.

Ezekiel 9:2

And behold, six men came from the direction of the Upper Gate, which faces north, every man with his battle-ax in his hand; and one man among them was clothed in linen, with a writer's ink bottle at his side. And they went in and stood beside the bronze altar.

Linen » Garments » For women made of

Isaiah 3:23

The hand mirrors, the fine linen [undergarments], the turbans, and the [whole body-enveloping] veils.

Ezekiel 16:10-13

I clothed you also with embroidered cloth and shod you with [fine seal] leather; and I girded you about with fine linen and covered you with silk. I decked you also with ornaments and I put bracelets on your wrists and a chain on your neck. And I put a ring on your nostril and earrings in your ears and a beautiful crown upon your head! read more.
Thus you were decked with gold and silver, and your raiment was of fine linen and silk and embroidered cloth; you ate fine flour and honey and oil. And you were exceedingly beautiful and you prospered into royal estate.

Presents » Things given as » Garments

1 Samuel 18:4

And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him and gave it to David, and his armor, even his sword, his bow, and his girdle.

Genesis 45:22

To each of them he gave changes of raiment, but to Benjamin he gave 300 pieces of silver and five changes of raiment.

Topics on Garments

Garments Of Sin

38;3;3

Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments and was standing before the Angel [of the Lord].

Hair Garments

12;1;8

They answered, He was a hairy man with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite.

Inner Garments

43;19;23

Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, one share for each soldier, and also the tunic (the long shirtlike undergarment). But the tunic was seamless, woven [in one piece] from the top throughout.

Outer Garments

42;22;36

Then He said to them, But now let him who has a purse take it, and also [his provision] bag; and let him who has no sword sell his mantle and buy a sword.

Priests Garments

2;31;10

The finely worked garments, the holy garments for Aaron the [high] priest and for his sons to minister as priests,