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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 earth, where moth and rust does corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust does corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

Job 4:19

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth?

Job 13:28

And he, like a rotten thing, consumes, as a garment that is moth-eaten.

Job 27:18

He builds his house like a moth, and like a booth that the keeper makes.

Isaiah 50:9

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

Hosea 5:12

Therefore will I be unto Ephraim like a moth, and to the house of Judah like 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 forever, and my salvation from generation to generation.

Psalm 39:11

When you with rebukes do correct man for iniquity, you make his beauty melt 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 does corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

From Thematic Bible


Insects » Locusts » Moths

Job 4:19

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth?

Job 27:18

He builds his house like a moth, and like a booth that the keeper makes.

Isaiah 50:9

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

Job 13:28

And he, like a rotten thing, consumes, 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? lo, they all shall grow 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 forever, and my salvation from generation to generation.

Moths » Destructive to garments

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

Hosea 5:12

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

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

Job 27:18

He builds his house like a moth, and like a booth that the keeper makes.

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

Job 13:28

And he, like a rotten thing, consumes, as a garment that is moth-eaten.

Moths » Destroyed by the slightest touch

Job 4:19

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth?