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Theasaurus: Moths

12 Bible Verses about Moths

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 6:19-20

"Stop storing up treasures for yourselves on earth, where moths and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal. But keep on storing up treasures for yourselves in heaven, where moths and rust do not destroy and where thieves do not break in and steal,

Job 4:19

how much less confidence does he have in those who dwell in houses of clay; who were formed from a foundation in dust and can perish like a moth?

Job 13:28

So I'm a man who wears out like something rotten, like a garment that has become moth-eaten."

Job 27:18

"He has built his house like a moth's cocoon, like a temporary sunshade that a watchman makes.

Isaiah 50:9

See! It is the Lord GOD who will help me. Who is it that will declare me guilty? See! They will all wear out like a garment; moths will eat them up.

Hosea 5:12

Therefore I will consume Ephraim like a moth, and the house of Judah as rottenness consumes.

Isaiah 51:8

For moths will eat them up just like a garment, and worms will devour them like wool; but my deliverance will last forever, and my salvation to all generations.

Psalm 39:11

You rebuke by chastening a man with the consequence of iniquities; you destroy what is attractive to him, as one would treat a moth. Indeed, every person is a puff of wind. Interlude

Matthew 6:20

But keep on storing up treasures for yourselves in heaven, where moths and rust do not destroy and where thieves do not break in and steal,

From Thematic Bible


Insects » Locusts » Moths

Job 4:19

how much less confidence does he have in those who dwell in houses of clay; who were formed from a foundation in dust and can perish like a moth?

Job 27:18

"He has built his house like a moth's cocoon, like a temporary sunshade that a watchman makes.

Isaiah 50:9

See! It is the Lord GOD who will help me. Who is it that will declare me guilty? See! They will all wear out like a garment; moths will eat them up.

Job 13:28

So I'm a man who wears out like something rotten, like a garment that has become moth-eaten."

More verses: James 5:2 Hosea 5:12

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

Isaiah 50:9

See! It is the Lord GOD who will help me. Who is it that will declare me guilty? See! They will all wear out like a garment; moths will eat them up.

Isaiah 51:8

For moths will eat them up just like a garment, and worms will devour them like wool; but my deliverance will last forever, and my salvation to all generations.

Moths » Destructive to garments

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

Hosea 5:12

Therefore I will consume Ephraim like a moth, and the house of Judah as rottenness consumes.

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

Job 27:18

"He has built his house like a moth's cocoon, like a temporary sunshade that a watchman makes.

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

Job 13:28

So I'm a man who wears out like something rotten, like a garment that has become moth-eaten."

Moths » Destroyed by the slightest touch

Job 4:19

how much less confidence does he have in those who dwell in houses of clay; who were formed from a foundation in dust and can perish like a moth?

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