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Theasaurus: Moths

12 Bible Verses about Moths

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 6:19-20

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust corrupt and where thieves do not break through nor steal;

Job 4:19

How much more with those that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who shall be crushed by the moth!

Job 13:28

And man, is as a rotten thing that is being consumed, as a garment that is moth eaten.

Job 27:18

He built his house as a moth and as a booth that the keeper makes.

Isaiah 50:9

Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? behold, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.

Hosea 5:12

Therefore I will be unto Ephraim as a moth and to the house of Judah as rottenness.

Isaiah 51:8

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my saving health from age to age.

Psalm 39:11

When thou with chastening dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his greatness to consume away like a moth; surely every man is vanity. Selah.

Matthew 6:20

but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust corrupt and where thieves do not break through nor steal;

From Thematic Bible


Insects » Locusts » Moths

Job 4:19

How much more with those that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who shall be crushed by the moth!

Job 27:18

He built his house as a moth and as a booth that the keeper makes.

Isaiah 50:9

Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? behold, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.

Job 13:28

And man, is as a rotten thing that is being consumed, as a garment that is moth eaten.

More verses: James 5:2 Hosea 5:12

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

Isaiah 50:9

Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? behold, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.

Isaiah 51:8

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my saving health from age to age.

Moths » Destructive to garments

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

Hosea 5:12

Therefore I will be unto Ephraim as a moth and to the house of Judah as rottenness.

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

Job 27:18

He built his house as a moth and as a booth that the keeper makes.

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

Job 13:28

And man, is as a rotten thing that is being consumed, as a garment that is moth eaten.

Moths » Destroyed by the slightest touch

Job 4:19

How much more with those that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who shall be crushed by the moth!