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14 Bible Verses about God Stripping People

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Hosea 2:3

Lest I strip her naked and make her as in the day she was born, and make her as a wilderness and set her like a parched land and slay her with thirst.

Job 12:21

He pours contempt on princes and loosens the belt of the strong [disabling them, bringing low the pride of the learned].

Isaiah 3:17

Therefore the Lord will smite with a scab the crown of the heads of the daughters of Zion [making them bald], and the Lord will cause them to be [taken as captives and to suffer the indignity of being] stripped naked.

Isaiah 22:8

Then [God] removed the protective covering of Judah; and you looked to the weapons in the House of the Forest [the king's armory] in that day.

Hosea 2:10

And now will I uncover her lewdness and her shame in the sight of her lovers, and no one shall rescue her out of My hand.

Nahum 3:5

Behold, I am against you, says the Lord of hosts, and I will lift up your skirts over your face, and I will let the nations look on your nakedness [O Nineveh] and the kingdoms on your shame.

Jeremiah 13:26

Therefore I Myself will [retaliate], throwing your skirts up over your face, that your shame [of being clad like a slave] may be exposed.

Ezekiel 13:21

Your [deceptive] veils also will I tear and deliver My people out of your hand, and they shall be no more in your hand to be hunted and snared. Then you shall know (understand and realize) that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 13:20

Therefore thus says the Lord God: Behold, I am against your pillows and charms and veils with which you snare human lives like birds, and I will tear them from your arms and will let the lives you hunt go free, the lives you are snaring like birds.

Jeremiah 49:10

But I have stripped Esau (Edom) bare; I have uncovered his hiding places, and he cannot hide himself. His offspring will be destroyed, with his brethren and his neighbors; and he will be no more.

Habakkuk 3:13

You went forth and have come for the salvation of Your people, for the deliverance and victory of Your anointed [people Israel]; You smote the head of the house of the wicked, laying bare the foundation even to the neck. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Psalm 30:11

You have turned my mourning into dancing for me; You have put off my sackcloth and girded me with gladness,

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.

Colossians 2:11

In Him also you were circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands, but in a [spiritual] circumcision [performed by] Christ by stripping off the body of the flesh (the whole corrupt, carnal nature with its passions and lusts).

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