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58 Bible Verses about Linen

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Exodus 26:1

“You are to construct the tabernacle itself with 10 curtains. You must make them of finely spun linen, and blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, with a design of cherubim worked into them.

Exodus 26:31

“You are to make a veil of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen with a design of cherubim worked into it.

Matthew 27:59

So Joseph took the body, wrapped it in clean, fine linen,

Judges 14:12-13

“Let me tell you a riddle,” Samson said to them. “If you can explain it to me during the seven days of the feast and figure it out, I will give you 30 linen garments and 30 changes of clothes. But if you can’t explain it to me, you must give me 30 linen garments and 30 changes of clothes.”“Tell us your riddle,” they replied. “Let’s hear it.”

Jeremiah 13:1

This is what the Lord said to me: “Go and buy yourself a linen undergarment and put it on, but do not put it in water.”

Mark 14:51

Now a certain young man, having a linen cloth wrapped around his naked body, was following Him. They caught hold of him,

Genesis 41:42

Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph’s hand, clothed him with fine linen garments, and placed a gold chain around his neck.

Isaiah 3:23

garments, linen clothes, turbans, and veils.

Ezekiel 16:10

I clothed you in embroidered cloth and provided you with leather sandals. I also wrapped you in fine linen and covered you with silk.

Revelation 18:16

saying:Woe, woe, the great city,
dressed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet,
adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls,

Leviticus 16:23

“Then Aaron is to enter the tent of meeting, take off the linen garments he wore when he entered the most holy place, and leave them there.

Exodus 28:39

“You are to weave the tunic from fine linen, make a turban of fine linen, and make an embroidered sash.

Leviticus 6:10

The priest is to put on his linen robe and linen undergarments. He is to remove the ashes of the burnt offering the fire has consumed on the altar, and place them beside the altar.

Leviticus 16:4

He is to wear a holy linen tunic, and linen undergarments are to be on his body. He must tie a linen sash around him and wrap his head with a linen turban. These are holy garments; he must bathe his body with water before he wears them.

1 Samuel 22:18

So the king said to Doeg, “Go and execute the priests!” So Doeg the Edomite went and executed the priests himself. On that day, he killed 85 men who wore linen ephods.

1 Chronicles 15:27

Now David was dressed in a robe of fine linen, as were all the Levites who were carrying the ark, as well as the singers and Chenaniah, the music leader of the singers. David also wore a linen ephod.

2 Chronicles 5:12

the Levitical singers dressed in fine linen and carrying cymbals, harps, and lyres were standing east of the altar, and with them were 120 priests blowing trumpets. The Levitical singers were descendants of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun and their sons and relatives.

Ezekiel 44:17-18

When they enter the gates of the inner court they must wear linen garments; they must not have on them anything made of wool when they minister at the gates of the inner court and within it. They must wear linen turbans on their heads and linen undergarments around their waists. They are not to put on anything that makes them sweat.

Revelation 15:6

Out of the sanctuary came the seven angels with the seven plagues, dressed in clean, bright linen, with gold sashes wrapped around their chests.

Ezekiel 9:2-3

And I saw six men coming from the direction of the Upper Gate, which faces north, each with a war club in his hand. There was another man among them, clothed in linen, with writing equipment at his side. They came and stood beside the bronze altar. Then the glory of the God of Israel rose from above the cherub where it had been, to the threshold of the temple. He called to the man clothed in linen with the writing equipment at his side.

Ezekiel 10:2

The Lord spoke to the man clothed in linen and said, “Go inside the wheelwork beneath the cherubim. Fill your hands with hot coals from among the cherubim and scatter them over the city.” So he went in as I watched.

Ezekiel 40:3

He brought me there, and I saw a man whose appearance was like bronze, with a linen cord and a measuring rod in his hand. He was standing by the gate.

Daniel 10:5

I looked up, and there was a man dressed in linen, with a belt of gold from Uphaz around his waist.

Daniel 12:6-7

One of them said to the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, “How long until the end of these extraordinary things?” Then I heard the man dressed in linen, who was above the waters of the river. He raised both his hands toward heaven and swore by Him who lives eternally that it would be for a time, times, and half a time. When the power of the holy people is shattered, all these things will be completed.

Exodus 25:3-4

This is the offering you are to receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze; blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; fine linen and goat hair;

Exodus 35:5-6

Take up an offering among you for the Lord. Let everyone whose heart is willing bring this as the Lord’s offering: gold, silver, and bronze; blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; fine linen and goat hair;

Exodus 27:9

“You are to make the courtyard for the tabernacle. Make the hangings on the south of the courtyard out of finely spun linen, 150 feet long on that side.

Exodus 28:5

They should use gold; blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; and fine linen.

Exodus 38:9

Then he made the courtyard. The hangings on the south side of the courtyard were of finely spun linen, 150 feet in length,

Proverbs 31:22

She makes her own bed coverings;
her clothing is fine linen and purple.

Proverbs 7:16

I’ve spread coverings on my bed—
richly colored linen from Egypt.

Ezekiel 27:7

Your sail was made of
fine embroidered linen from Egypt,
and served as your banner.
Your awning was of blue and purple fabric
from the coasts of Elishah.

1 Chronicles 4:21

The sons of Shelah son of Judah: Er the father of Lecah, Laadah the father of Mareshah, the families of the guild of linen workers at Beth-ashbea,

Exodus 35:25

Every skilled woman spun yarn with her hands and brought it: blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and fine linen.

Exodus 36:8

All the skilled craftsmen among those doing the work made the tabernacle with 10 curtains. Bezalel made them of finely spun linen, as well as blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, with a design of cherubim worked into them.

Exodus 38:23

With him was Oholiab son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, a gem cutter, a designer, and an embroiderer with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and fine linen.

Exodus 39:2

Bezalel made the ephod of gold, of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and of finely spun linen.

2 Chronicles 2:13-14

I have now sent Huram-abi, a skillful man who has understanding. He is the son of a woman from the daughters of Dan. His father is a man of Tyre. He knows how to work with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, with purple, blue, crimson yarn, and fine linen. He knows how to do all kinds of engraving and to execute any design that may be given him. I have sent him to be with your craftsmen and the craftsmen of my lord, your father David.

2 Chronicles 3:14

He made the veil of blue, purple, and crimson yarn and fine linen, and he wove cherubim into it.

Isaiah 19:9

Those who work with flax will be dismayed;
the combers and weavers will turn pale.

Ezekiel 27:16

Aram was your trading partner because of your numerous products. They exchanged turquoise, purple and embroidered cloth, fine linen, coral, and rubies for your merchandise.

Proverbs 31:24

She makes and sells linen garments;
she delivers belts to the merchants.

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls; fine fabrics of linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; all kinds of fragrant wood products; objects of ivory; objects of expensive wood, brass, iron, and marble;

Leviticus 13:47-48

“If a fabric is contaminated with mildew—in wool or linen fabric, in the warp or woof of linen or wool, or in leather or anything made of leather—

Mark 15:46

After he bought some fine linen, he took Him down and wrapped Him in the linen. Then he placed Him in a tomb cut out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the entrance to the tomb.

Luke 23:53

Taking it down, he wrapped it in fine linen and placed it in a tomb cut into the rock, where no one had ever been placed.

John 19:40

Then they took Jesus’ body and wrapped it in linen cloths with the aromatic spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.

Luke 24:12

Peter, however, got up and ran to the tomb. When he stooped to look in, he saw only the linen cloths. So he went home, amazed at what had happened.

John 11:44

The dead man came out bound hand and foot with linen strips and with his face wrapped in a cloth. Jesus said to them, “Loose him and let him go.”

John 20:5-7

Stooping down, he saw the linen cloths lying there, yet he did not go in. Then, following him, Simon Peter came also. He entered the tomb and saw the linen cloths lying there. The wrapping that had been on His head was not lying with the linen cloths but was folded up in a separate place by itself.

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went from the king’s presence clothed in royal purple and white, with a great gold crown and a purple robe of fine linen. The city of Susa shouted and rejoiced,

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Commerce » Articles of » Linen

Revelation 18:12

merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls; fine fabrics of linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; all kinds of fragrant wood products; objects of ivory; objects of expensive wood, brass, iron, and marble;

1 Kings 10:28

Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and Kue. The king’s traders bought them from Kue at the going price.

the Ephod » Worn » Linen » Generally of linen

Garments » Materials used for » Linen

Leviticus 6:10

The priest is to put on his linen robe and linen undergarments. He is to remove the ashes of the burnt offering the fire has consumed on the altar, and place them beside the altar.

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went from the king’s presence clothed in royal purple and white, with a great gold crown and a purple robe of fine linen. The city of Susa shouted and rejoiced,

Linen » Garments » For men made of

Genesis 41:42

Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph’s hand, clothed him with fine linen garments, and placed a gold chain around his neck.

Ezekiel 9:2

And I saw six men coming from the direction of the Upper Gate, which faces north, each with a war club in his hand. There was another man among them, clothed in linen, with writing equipment at his side. They came and stood beside the bronze altar.

Linen » Garments » For women made of

Isaiah 3:23

garments, linen clothes, turbans, and veils.

Ezekiel 16:10-13

I clothed you in embroidered cloth and provided you with leather sandals. I also wrapped you in fine linen and covered you with silk. I adorned you with jewelry, putting bracelets on your wrists and a chain around your neck. I put a ring in your nose, earrings on your ears, and a beautiful tiara on your head. read more.
So you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was [made] of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained royalty.

Linen » Exported » from egypt

1 Kings 10:28

Solomon’s horses were imported from Egypt and Kue. The king’s traders bought them from Kue at the going price.

Ezekiel 27:7

Your sail was made of
fine embroidered linen from Egypt,
and served as your banner.
Your awning was of blue and purple fabric
from the coasts of Elishah.

Linen » Mosaic law forbade its being interwoven with wool

Leviticus 19:19

“You are to keep My statutes. You must not crossbreed two different kinds of your livestock, sow your fields with two kinds of seed, or put on a garment made of two kinds of material.

Linen » The corpse of jesus was wrapped in

Mark 15:46

After he bought some fine linen, he took Him down and wrapped Him in the linen. Then he placed Him in a tomb cut out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the entrance to the tomb.

John 20:5

Stooping down, he saw the linen cloths lying there, yet he did not go in.

Linen » Vestments of priests made of

Exodus 28:15

“You are to make an embroidered breastpiece for making decisions. Make it with the same workmanship as the ephod; make it of gold, of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and of finely spun linen.

Exodus 28:5-8

They should use gold; blue, purple, and scarlet yarn; and fine linen. "They are to make the ephod of finely spun linen embroidered with gold, and with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn. It must have two shoulder pieces attached to its two edges so that it can be joined together. read more.
The artistically woven waistband that is on the ephod must be of one piece, according to the same workmanship of gold, of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and of finely spun linen.

Exodus 28:39-42

"You are to weave the tunic from fine linen, make a turban of fine linen, and make an embroidered sash. Make tunics, sashes, and headbands for Aaron's sons to [give them] glory and beauty. Put these on your brother Aaron and his sons; then anoint, ordain, and consecrate them, so that they may serve Me as priests. read more.
Make them linen undergarments to cover [their] naked bodies; they must extend from the waist to the thighs.

Linen » Livery of royal households made of

Genesis 41:42

Pharaoh removed his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph’s hand, clothed him with fine linen garments, and placed a gold chain around his neck.

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went from the king’s presence clothed in royal purple and white, with a great gold crown and a purple robe of fine linen. The city of Susa shouted and rejoiced,

Linen » Figurative » Pure and white, of righteousness

Revelation 15:6

Out of the sanctuary came the seven angels with the seven plagues, dressed in clean, bright linen, with gold sashes wrapped around their chests.

Linen » Curtains of the tabernacle made of

Exodus 26:1

“You are to construct the tabernacle itself with 10 curtains. You must make them of finely spun linen, and blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, with a design of cherubim worked into them.

Exodus 27:9

“You are to make the courtyard for the tabernacle. Make the hangings on the south of the courtyard out of finely spun linen, 150 feet long on that side.

Linen » Exported » From syria

Ezekiel 27:16

Aram was your trading partner because of your numerous products. They exchanged turquoise, purple and embroidered cloth, fine linen, coral, and rubies for your merchandise.

Linen » Bedding made of

Proverbs 7:16

I’ve spread coverings on my bed
richly colored linen from Egypt.

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