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36 Bible Verses about Shoes

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2 Samuel 15:30

But David went up by the ascent of the Olives, and wept as he went up, and had his head covered, and he went barefoot; and all the people that was with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Acts 7:30-35

And when forty years were fulfilled, an angel appeared to him in the wilderness of mount Sinai, in a flame of fire of a bush. And Moses seeing it wondered at the vision; and as he went up to consider it, there was a voice of the Lord, I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob. And Moses trembled, and durst not consider it.read more.
And the Lord said to him, Loose the sandal of thy feet, for the place on which thou standest is holy ground. I have surely seen the ill treatment of my people which is in Egypt, and I have heard their groan, and have come down to take them out of it; and now, come, I will send thee to Egypt. This Moses, whom they refused, saying, Who made thee ruler and judge? him did God send to be a ruler and deliverer with the hand of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.

Deuteronomy 25:8-9

Then the elders of his city shall call him and speak unto him; and if he stand to it and say, I like not to take her; then shall his brother's wife come near to him before the eyes of the elders, and draw his sandal from his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto the man that will not build up his brother's house.

Ruth 4:8

And he that had the right of redemption said to Boaz, Buy for thyself; and he drew off his sandal.

Psalm 60:8

Moab is my wash-pot; upon Edom will I cast my sandal; Philistia, shout aloud because of me.

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my wash-pot; upon Edom will I cast my sandal; over Philistia will I shout aloud.

Song of Solomon 7:1

How beautiful are thy footsteps in sandals, O prince's daughter! The roundings of thy thighs are like jewels, The work of the hands of an artist.

Isaiah 9:5

For every boot of him that is shod for the tumult, and the garment rolled in blood, shall be for burning, fuel for fire.

Amos 2:6

Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because they have sold the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes;

Mark 1:7

And he preached, saying, There comes he that is mightier than I after me, the thong of whose sandals I am not fit to stoop down and unloose.

Luke 3:16

John answered all, saying, I indeed baptise you with water, but the mightier than I is coming, the thong of whose sandals I am not fit to unloose; he shall baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire;

John 1:27

he who comes after me, the thong of whose sandal I am not worthy to unloose.

Acts 13:25

And as John was fulfilling his course he said, Whom do ye suppose that I am? I am not he. But behold, there comes one after me, the sandal of whose feet I am not worthy to loose.

Genesis 14:23

if from a thread even to a sandal-thong, yes, if of all that is thine, I take anything ...; that thou mayest not say, I have made Abram rich;

Acts 12:8

And the angel said to him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And he did so. And he says to him, Cast thine upper garment about thee and follow me.

Ezekiel 16:10

and I clothed thee with embroidered work, and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I bound thee about with byssus, and covered thee with silk.

Isaiah 3:18

In that day the Lord will take away the ornament of anklets, and the little suns and crescents,

Exodus 12:11

And thus shall ye eat it: your loins shall be girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste; it is Jehovah's passover.

Isaiah 20:2-3

at that time spoke Jehovah by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off thy sandal from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot. And Jehovah said, Like as my servant Isaiah hath walked naked and barefoot three years, a sign and a wonder concerning Egypt and concerning Ethiopia,

Ezekiel 24:17

Sigh in silence, make no mourning for the dead; bind thy turban upon thee, and put thy sandals upon thy feet, and cover not the beard, and eat not the bread of men.

Ezekiel 24:23

and your turbans shall be upon your heads, and your sandals upon your feet: ye shall not mourn nor weep; but ye shall waste away in your iniquities and moan one toward another.

Joshua 5:15

And the captain of Jehovah's army said to Joshua, Loose thy sandal from off thy foot: for the place whereon thou standest is holy. And Joshua did so.

Joshua 9:5

and old and patched sandals upon their feet, and old garments upon them; and all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy.

Joshua 9:13

And these flasks of wine which we filled new, behold, they are rent; and these our garments and our sandals are become old by reason of the very long journey.

Deuteronomy 29:5

And I have led you forty years in the wilderness; your clothes are not grown old upon you, and thy sandal is not grown old upon thy foot;

Amos 8:6

that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; and that we may sell the refuse of the wheat.

Deuteronomy 25:9-10

then shall his brother's wife come near to him before the eyes of the elders, and draw his sandal from his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto the man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe drawn off.

Ruth 4:7-8

Now this was the custom in former time in Israel concerning redemption and concerning exchange, to confirm the whole matter: a man drew off his sandal, and gave it to his neighbour, and this was the mode of attestation in Israel. And he that had the right of redemption said to Boaz, Buy for thyself; and he drew off his sandal.

Luke 15:22

But the father said to his bondmen, Bring out the best robe and clothe him in it, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;

From Thematic Bible


Shoes » Journey » Prohibited

Shoes » Illustrative » Of the beauty conferred on saints

Luke 15:22

But the father said to his bondmen, Bring out the best robe and clothe him in it, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;

Song of Songs 7:1

How beautiful are thy footsteps in sandals, O prince's daughter! The roundings of thy thighs are like jewels, The work of the hands of an artist.

Shoes » The jews » Never wore, in mourning

2 Samuel 15:30

But David went up by the ascent of the Olives, and wept as he went up, and had his head covered, and he went barefoot; and all the people that was with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Isaiah 20:2-3

at that time spoke Jehovah by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins, and put off thy sandal from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot. And Jehovah said, Like as my servant Isaiah hath walked naked and barefoot three years, a sign and a wonder concerning Egypt and concerning Ethiopia,

Shoes » Illustrative » (taken off,) of an ignominious and servile condition

Jeremiah 2:25

Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst. But thou saidst, There is no hope; no, for I love strangers, and after them will I go.

Isaiah 47:2

Take the millstones, and grind meal; remove thy veil, lift up the train, uncover the leg, pass over rivers:

Shoes » Illustrative » (thrown over a place,) of subjection

Psalm 60:8

Moab is my wash-pot; upon Edom will I cast my sandal; Philistia, shout aloud because of me.

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my wash-pot; upon Edom will I cast my sandal; over Philistia will I shout aloud.

Shoes » The jews » Put off, when they entered sacred places

Joshua 5:15

And the captain of Jehovah's army said to Joshua, Loose thy sandal from off thy foot: for the place whereon thou standest is holy. And Joshua did so.

Shoes » Worn out by a long journey

Joshua 9:13

And these flasks of wine which we filled new, behold, they are rent; and these our garments and our sandals are become old by reason of the very long journey.

Joshua 9:5

and old and patched sandals upon their feet, and old garments upon them; and all the bread of their provision was dry and mouldy.

Shoes » Bound round the feet with latchets or strings

Acts 12:8

And the angel said to him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And he did so. And he says to him, Cast thine upper garment about thee and follow me.

John 1:27

he who comes after me, the thong of whose sandal I am not worthy to unloose.

Shoes » Loosing of, for another a degrading office

John 1:27

he who comes after me, the thong of whose sandal I am not worthy to unloose.

Shoes » Of ladies of distinction » Often highly ornamental

Song of Songs 7:1

How beautiful are thy footsteps in sandals, O prince's daughter! The roundings of thy thighs are like jewels, The work of the hands of an artist.

Shoes » Customs connected with » A man who refused to marry a deceased brother's wife disgraced by pulling off his shoes

Deuteronomy 25:9-10

then shall his brother's wife come near to him before the eyes of the elders, and draw his sandal from his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto the man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe drawn off.

Shoes » Called sandals

Acts 12:8

And the angel said to him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And he did so. And he says to him, Cast thine upper garment about thee and follow me.

Shoes » Often given as bribes

Amos 8:6

that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; and that we may sell the refuse of the wheat.

Amos 2:6

Thus saith Jehovah: For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke its sentence; because they have sold the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes;

Shoes » Soles of, sometimes plated with brass or iron

Shoes » Of israel preserved for forty years, while journeying in the wilderness

Deuteronomy 29:5

And I have led you forty years in the wilderness; your clothes are not grown old upon you, and thy sandal is not grown old upon thy foot;

Shoes » Illustrative » Of the preparation of the gospel

Shoes » Of ladies of distinction » Often made of badgers' skins

Ezekiel 16:10

and I clothed thee with embroidered work, and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I bound thee about with byssus, and covered thee with silk.

Shoes » Early use of

Genesis 14:23

if from a thread even to a sandal-thong, yes, if of all that is thine, I take anything ...; that thou mayest not say, I have made Abram rich;

Shoes » The jews » Put on, before beginning a journey

Exodus 12:11

And thus shall ye eat it: your loins shall be girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste; it is Jehovah's passover.

Shoes » Bearing, for another a degrading office, only performed by slaves

Shoes » Of ladies of distinction » Probably often adorned with tinkling ornaments

Isaiah 3:18

In that day the Lord will take away the ornament of anklets, and the little suns and crescents,

Shoes » Illustrative » (having blood on,) of being engaged in war and slaughter

1 Kings 2:5

And thou knowest also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two captains of the hosts of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he slew, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war upon his girdle that was about his loins, and upon his sandals that were on his feet.

Shoes » Customs connected with » The right of redemption resigned by a man's giving one of his shoes to the next of kin

Ruth 4:7-8

Now this was the custom in former time in Israel concerning redemption and concerning exchange, to confirm the whole matter: a man drew off his sandal, and gave it to his neighbour, and this was the mode of attestation in Israel. And he that had the right of redemption said to Boaz, Buy for thyself; and he drew off his sandal.