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Theasaurus: Moths

12 Bible Verses about Moths

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 6:19-20

"Don't lay up treasures for yourselves on the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal; but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consume, and where thieves don't break through and steal;

Job 4:19

How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!

Job 13:28

though I am decaying like a rotten thing, like a garment that is moth-eaten.

Job 27:18

He builds his house as the moth, as a booth which the watchman makes.

Isaiah 50:9

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

Hosea 5:12

Therefore I am to 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 to all generations."

Psalm 39:11

When you rebuke and correct man for iniquity, You consume his wealth like a moth. Surely every man is but a breath." Selah.

Matthew 6:20

but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consume, and where thieves don't break through and steal;

From Thematic Bible


Insects » Locusts » Moths

Job 4:19

How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!

Job 27:18

He builds his house as the moth, as a booth which the watchman makes.

Isaiah 50:9

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

Job 13:28

though I am decaying like a rotten thing, like 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 Yahweh will help me; who is he who shall condemn me? Behold, all they 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 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 am to 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 as the moth, as a booth which the watchman makes.

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

Job 13:28

though I am decaying like a rotten thing, like a garment that is moth-eaten.

Moths » Destroyed by the slightest touch

Job 4:19

How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!