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36 Bible Verses about Shoes

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2 Samuel 15:30

David then left, going up the Mount of Olives, crying as he went, with his head covered and his feet bare. All of the people who were with him covered their own heads and climbed up the Mount of Olives, crying as they went along.

Acts 7:30-35

"After 40 years had passed, an angel appeared to him in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai. When Moses saw it, he was amazed at the sight, and when he approached the bush to look at it, the voice of the Lord said, "I am the God of your ancestors the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.' Moses became terrified and didn't dare to look. read more.
Then the Lord told him, "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you are standing is holy ground. I have surely seen the oppression of my people in Egypt, I've heard their groans, and I've come down to rescue them. Now come, I'll send you to Egypt.' "This same Moses whom they rejected by saying, "Who made you ruler and judge?' was the man whom God sent to be both their ruler and deliverer with the help of the angel who had appeared to him in the bush.

Deuteronomy 25:8-9

Then the elders of the city are to summon him and speak with him. If he insists on saying, "I don't want to marry her,' then she is to approach her brother-in-law in the presence of the elders, remove his sandal, spit in his face, and say in response, "May this be done to the man who does not preserve the lineage of his brother.'

Ruth 4:8

So when the nearer related redeemer told Boaz, "Make the purchase yourself," he then took off his sandal.

Psalm 60:8

Moab is my wash basin; over Edom I will throw my shoes; over Philistia I will celebrate my triumph."

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my washbasin; I will fling my shoe on Edom and shout over Philistia."

Song of Solomon 7:1

How beautiful are your feet in sandals, noble lady. The curves of your thighs are like ornaments, the work of a skilled artist's hands.

Isaiah 9:5

For every boot of the tramping soldier in battle tumult and every garment rolled in blood will be used for burning as fuel for a fire.

Amos 2:6

This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Israel and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because they sold the righteous for money, and the poor for sandals,

Matthew 3:11

I am baptizing you with water as evidence of repentance, but the one who is coming after me is stronger than I am, and I am not worthy to carry his sandals. It is he who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Mark 1:7

He kept proclaiming, "The one who is coming after me is stronger than I am, and I am not worthy to bend down and untie his sandal straps.

Luke 3:16

John replied to all of them, "I'm baptizing you with water, but one is coming who is more powerful than I, and I'm not worthy to untie his sandal straps. It is he who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

John 1:27

the one who is coming after me, whose sandal straps I am not worthy to untie."

Acts 13:25

When John was finishing his work, he said, "Who do you think I am? I'm not the Messiah. No, but he is coming after me, and I'm not worthy to untie the sandals on his feet.'

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that belongs to you, so you won't be able to say, "I made Abram rich.'

Mark 6:9

They could wear sandals but not take along an extra shirt.

Acts 12:8

Then the angel told him, "Tuck in your shirt and put on your sandals!" He did this. Then the angel told him, "Put on your coat and follow me!"

Ezekiel 16:10

Then I covered you with embroidered clothing, clothed your feet with leather sandals, wrapped you with fine linen, and dressed you in silk.

Isaiah 3:18

"At that time, the LORD will take away the finery of the ankle bracelets, headbands, crescents,

Exodus 12:11

""This is how you are to eat it: with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. You are to eat it hurriedly it's the LORD's Passover.

Isaiah 20:2-3

at that time the LORD spoke through Amoz's son Isaiah: "Go loosen the sackcloth that's around your waist, and take your sandals off your feet." So that's what he did: he went around naked and barefoot. Then the LORD said, "Just as my servant Isaiah has walked around naked and barefoot for three years as a sign and a warning for Egypt and Ethiopia,

Ezekiel 24:17

You are to weep in silence, but you are not to participate in mourning rituals. You are to keep your turban on your head and your sandals on your feet. You are not to cover your mouth or eat what your comforters bring to you."

Ezekiel 24:23

Your turbans will be on your heads and your sandals will be on your feet. You won't mourn or weep. Instead, you'll waste away in your sins. Every one of you will groan to his relative.

Joshua 5:15

The commander of the LORD's Army replied to Joshua, "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you're standing is holy." So Joshua did so.

Joshua 9:5

worn-out, patched sandals for their feet, and worn-out clothes. All of their food was dried out and covered in mold.

Joshua 9:13

And these wineskins were new when we filled them, but look now they're cracked. And our clothes and sandals are worn out from our very long journey."

Amos 8:6

buying the poor for cash, and the needy for a pair of sandals, selling chaff mixed in with the wheat.'

Deuteronomy 25:9-10

then she is to approach her brother-in-law in the presence of the elders, remove his sandal, spit in his face, and say in response, "May this be done to the man who does not preserve the lineage of his brother.' Then his family name in Israel will be known as "the family of the one whose sandal was removed.'"

Ruth 4:7-8

During Israel's earlier history, all things concerning redeeming or changing inheritances were confirmed by a man taking off his sandal and giving it to the other party, thereby creating a public record in Israel. So when the nearer related redeemer told Boaz, "Make the purchase yourself," he then took off his sandal.

Luke 10:4

Don't carry a wallet, a traveling bag, or sandals, and don't greet anyone on the way.

Luke 15:22

But the father told his servants, "Hurry! Bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet.

From Thematic Bible


Shoes » Journey » Prohibited

Mark 6:9

They could wear sandals but not take along an extra shirt.

Luke 10:4

Don't carry a wallet, a traveling bag, or sandals, and don't greet anyone on the way.

Shoes » Illustrative » Of the beauty conferred on saints

Luke 15:22

But the father told his servants, "Hurry! Bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet.

Song of Songs 7:1

How beautiful are your feet in sandals, noble lady. The curves of your thighs are like ornaments, the work of a skilled artist's hands.

Shoes » The jews » Never wore, in mourning

2 Samuel 15:30

David then left, going up the Mount of Olives, crying as he went, with his head covered and his feet bare. All of the people who were with him covered their own heads and climbed up the Mount of Olives, crying as they went along.

Isaiah 20:2-3

at that time the LORD spoke through Amoz's son Isaiah: "Go loosen the sackcloth that's around your waist, and take your sandals off your feet." So that's what he did: he went around naked and barefoot. Then the LORD said, "Just as my servant Isaiah has walked around naked and barefoot for three years as a sign and a warning for Egypt and Ethiopia,

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

Jeremiah 2:25

"Don't run until your feet are bare and your throat is dry. But you say, "It's hopeless! Because I love foreign gods, I'll go after them!'"

Isaiah 47:2

Take millstones and grind flour. Remove your veil, strip off your robes, bare your legs, and wade through the rivers.

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

Psalm 60:8

Moab is my wash basin; over Edom I will throw my shoes; over Philistia I will celebrate my triumph."

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my washbasin; I will fling my shoe on Edom and shout over Philistia."

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

Joshua 5:15

The commander of the LORD's Army replied to Joshua, "Remove your sandals from your feet, because the place where you're standing is holy." So Joshua did so.

Shoes » Worn out by a long journey

Joshua 9:13

And these wineskins were new when we filled them, but look now they're cracked. And our clothes and sandals are worn out from our very long journey."

Joshua 9:5

worn-out, patched sandals for their feet, and worn-out clothes. All of their food was dried out and covered in mold.

Shoes » Bound round the feet with latchets or strings

Acts 12:8

Then the angel told him, "Tuck in your shirt and put on your sandals!" He did this. Then the angel told him, "Put on your coat and follow me!"

John 1:27

the one who is coming after me, whose sandal straps I am not worthy to untie."

Shoes » Loosing of, for another a degrading office

John 1:27

the one who is coming after me, whose sandal straps I am not worthy to untie."

Shoes » Of ladies of distinction » Often highly ornamental

Song of Songs 7:1

How beautiful are your feet in sandals, noble lady. The curves of your thighs are like ornaments, the work of a skilled artist's hands.

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 she is to approach her brother-in-law in the presence of the elders, remove his sandal, spit in his face, and say in response, "May this be done to the man who does not preserve the lineage of his brother.' Then his family name in Israel will be known as "the family of the one whose sandal was removed.'"

Shoes » Called sandals

Mark 6:9

They could wear sandals but not take along an extra shirt.

Acts 12:8

Then the angel told him, "Tuck in your shirt and put on your sandals!" He did this. Then the angel told him, "Put on your coat and follow me!"

Shoes » Often given as bribes

Amos 8:6

buying the poor for cash, and the needy for a pair of sandals, selling chaff mixed in with the wheat.'

Amos 2:6

This is what the LORD says: "For three transgressions of Israel and now for a fourth I will not turn away; because they sold the righteous for money, and the poor for sandals,

Shoes » Soles of, sometimes plated with brass or iron

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

Shoes » Illustrative » Of the preparation of the gospel

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

Ezekiel 16:10

Then I covered you with embroidered clothing, clothed your feet with leather sandals, wrapped you with fine linen, and dressed you in silk.

Shoes » Early use of

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that belongs to you, so you won't be able to say, "I made Abram rich.'

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

Exodus 12:11

""This is how you are to eat it: with your cloak tucked into your belt, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. You are to eat it hurriedly it's the LORD's Passover.

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

Matthew 3:11

I am baptizing you with water as evidence of repentance, but the one who is coming after me is stronger than I am, and I am not worthy to carry his sandals. It is he who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

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

Isaiah 3:18

"At that time, the LORD will take away the finery of the ankle bracelets, headbands, crescents,

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

1 Kings 2:5

"Furthermore, you're aware of what Zeruiah's son Joab did to me and to those two commanders of the armies of Israel, Ner's son Abner and Jether's son Amasa, whom he killed, and how he shed the blood of wartime during times of peace, staining the very belt he wears around his waist and the sandals he wears 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

During Israel's earlier history, all things concerning redeeming or changing inheritances were confirmed by a man taking off his sandal and giving it to the other party, thereby creating a public record in Israel. So when the nearer related redeemer told Boaz, "Make the purchase yourself," he then took off his sandal.

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