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Theasaurus: Moths

12 Bible Verses about Moths

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 6:19-20

"Don't collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal. But collect for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves don't break in and steal.

Job 4:19

how much more those who dwell in clay houses, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed like a moth!

Job 13:28

Man wears out like something rotten, like a moth-eaten garment.

Job 27:18

The house he built is like a moth's [cocoon] or a booth set up by a watchman.

Isaiah 50:9

In truth, the Lord God will help Me; who is he who will condemn Me? Indeed, all of them will wear out like a garment; a moth will devour them.

Hosea 5:12

So I am like rot to Ephraim and like decay to the house of Judah.

Isaiah 51:8

For the moth will devour them like a garment, and the worm will eat them like wool. But My righteousness will last forever, and My salvation for all generations.

Psalm 39:11

You discipline a man with punishment for sin, consuming like a moth what is precious to him; every man is a mere vapor. Selah

Matthew 6:20

But collect for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves don't break in and steal.

From Thematic Bible


Insects » Locusts » Moths

Job 4:19

how much more those who dwell in clay houses, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed like a moth!

Job 27:18

The house he built is like a moth's [cocoon] or a booth set up by a watchman.

Isaiah 50:9

In truth, the Lord God will help Me; who is he who will condemn Me? Indeed, all of them will wear out like a garment; a moth will devour them.

Job 13:28

Man wears out like something rotten, like a moth-eaten garment.

More verses: James 5:2 Hosea 5:12

Moths » Illustrative » (eating a garment,) of God's judgments

Isaiah 50:9

In truth, the Lord God will help Me; who is he who will condemn Me? Indeed, all of them will wear out like a garment; a moth will devour them.

Isaiah 51:8

For the moth will devour them like a garment, and the worm will eat them like wool. But My righteousness will last forever, and My salvation for all generations.

Moths » Destructive to garments

Moths » Illustrative » Of God in the execution of his judgments

Hosea 5:12

So I am like rot to Ephraim and like decay to the house of Judah.

Moths » Illustrative » (making its house in garments,) of man's folly in providing earthly things

Job 27:18

The house he built is like a moth's [cocoon] or a booth set up by a watchman.

Moths » Illustrative » (garments eaten by,) of those who have suffered severe judgments

Job 13:28

Man wears out like something rotten, like a moth-eaten garment.

Moths » Destroyed by the slightest touch

Job 4:19

how much more those who dwell in clay houses, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed like a moth!

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