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Theasaurus: Shoes

36 Bible Verses about Shoes

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2 Samuel 15:30

And David went up by the ascent of Mount Olivet and wept as he went up and had his head covered, and he went barefoot. And all the people that were with him covered each one his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Acts 7:30-35

And when forty years were expired, the angel of the Lord appeared to him in the wilderness of Mount Sinai, in a flame of fire in a bush. When Moses saw it, he wondered at the vision; and as he drew near to consider it, the voice of the Lord came unto him, saying, I am the God of thy fathers, the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob. Then Moses trembled and dared not to behold.read more.
Then the Lord said to him, Put off thy shoes from thy feet; for the place where thou dost stand is holy ground. I have seen, I have seen the affliction of my people which is in Egypt, and I have heard their groaning and am come down to deliver them. And now come, I will send thee into Egypt. This Moses, whom they had refused, saying, Who made thee a prince and a judge? the same did God send as prince and redeemer by 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 stands and says, I desire not to take her; then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders and loose his shoe from off his foot and spit in his face and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.

Ruth 4:8

Therefore, the former owner of the right of redemption said unto Boaz, Buy it thyself. So he drew off his shoe.

Psalm 60:8

Moab is my washpot; over Edom I will cast out my shoe; Philistia, triumph thou because of me.

Psalm 108:9

Moab shall be my washpot; over Edom I will cast my shoe; over Philistia I will triumph.

Song of Solomon 7:1

How beautiful are thy feet in thy shoes, O prince's daughter! the joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of an excellent workman.

Isaiah 9:5

For every battle of him who fights is with shaking of the earth and the rolling of garments in blood; but this shall be with burning and consuming of fire.

Amos 2:6

Thus hath the LORD said: For three transgressions of Israel and for the fourth, I will not convert her because they sold the righteous for silver and the poor for a pair of shoes,

Mark 1:7

and preached, saying, There comes one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.

Luke 3:16

John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you in water, but one mightier than I comes, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire;

John 1:27

he it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.

Acts 13:25

And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there comes one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose.

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet; I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou should say, I have made Abram rich,

Acts 12:8

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

Ezekiel 16:10

I clothed thee also with broidered work and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I clothed thee with silk.

Isaiah 3:18

In that day the Lord will take away the adornment of their shoes and their hair nets and their crystals,

Exodus 12:11

And thus shall ye eat it: with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD's passover.

Isaiah 20:2-3

at the same time the LORD spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins and put off thy shoe from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot. And the LORD said, Like as my slave Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder upon Egypt and upon Ethiopia,

Ezekiel 24:17

Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind thy turban upon thy head, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet and do not cover thy lips and do not eat the bread of comfort.

Ezekiel 24:23

And your turbans shall be upon your heads and your shoes upon your feet: ye shall not mourn nor weep; but ye shall pine away for your iniquities and cry out one with another.

Joshua 5:15

And the Prince of the LORD's host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou dost stand is holy. And Joshua did so.

Joshua 9:5

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

Joshua 9:13

These bottles of wine, we also filled new, and, behold, they are rent, and these our garments and our shoes are become old by reason of the very long journey.

Deuteronomy 29:5

And I have brought you forty years through the wilderness; your clothes are not waxed old upon you, and neither has thy shoe waxed old upon thy foot.

Amos 8:6

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

Deuteronomy 25:9-10

then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders and loose his shoe from off his foot and spit in his face and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that is barefoot.

Ruth 4:7-8

Now for a long time in Israel there had been this custom concerning redemption or contracts, that for the confirmation of all matters: one plucked off his shoe and gave it to his neighbour, and this was a testimony in Israel. Therefore, the former owner of the right of redemption said unto Boaz, Buy it thyself. So he drew off his shoe.

Luke 10:4

Carry neither purse nor provision bag nor shoes, and greet no one on the way.

Luke 15:22

But the father said to his slaves, Bring forth the best robe and put it on him and put a ring on his hand and shoes on his feet

From Thematic Bible


Shoes » Journey » Prohibited

Luke 10:4

Carry neither purse nor provision bag nor shoes, and greet no one on the way.

Shoes » Illustrative » Of the beauty conferred on saints

Luke 15:22

But the father said to his slaves, Bring forth the best robe and put it on him and put a ring on his hand and shoes on his feet

Song of Songs 7:1

How beautiful are thy feet in thy shoes, O prince's daughter! the joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of an excellent workman.

Shoes » The jews » Never wore, in mourning

2 Samuel 15:30

And David went up by the ascent of Mount Olivet and wept as he went up and had his head covered, and he went barefoot. And all the people that were with him covered each one his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Isaiah 20:2-3

at the same time the LORD spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins and put off thy shoe from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot. And the LORD said, Like as my slave Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder upon Egypt and upon 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 didst say, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them I will go.

Isaiah 47:2

Take the millstones and grind meal; uncover thy locks, remove the shoes from thy feet, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers.

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

Psalm 60:8

Moab is my washpot; over Edom I will cast out my shoe; Philistia, triumph thou because of me.

Psalm 108:9

Moab shall be my washpot; over Edom I will cast my shoe; over Philistia I will triumph.

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

Joshua 5:15

And the Prince of the LORD's host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou dost stand is holy. And Joshua did so.

Shoes » Worn out by a long journey

Joshua 9:13

These bottles of wine, we also filled new, and, behold, they are rent, and these our garments and our shoes are become old by reason of the very long journey.

Joshua 9:5

and old patched shoes 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 unto him, Gird thyself and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he said unto him, Cast thy garment about thee and follow me.

John 1:27

he it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.

Shoes » Loosing of, for another a degrading office

John 1:27

he it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.

Shoes » Of ladies of distinction » Often highly ornamental

Song of Songs 7:1

How beautiful are thy feet in thy shoes, O prince's daughter! the joints of thy thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of an excellent workman.

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 unto him in the presence of the elders and loose his shoe from off his foot and spit in his face and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house. And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that is barefoot.

Shoes » Called sandals

Acts 12:8

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

Shoes » Often given as bribes

Amos 8:6

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

Amos 2:6

Thus hath the LORD said: For three transgressions of Israel and for the fourth, I will not convert her because they sold the righteous for silver and the poor 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 brought you forty years through the wilderness; your clothes are not waxed old upon you, and neither has thy shoe waxed 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

I clothed thee also with broidered work and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I clothed thee with silk.

Shoes » Early use of

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet; I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou should say, I have made Abram rich,

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

Exodus 12:11

And thus shall ye eat it: with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD'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 adornment of their shoes and their hair nets and their crystals,

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

1 Kings 2:5

Moreover thou knowest also what Joab, the son of Zeruiah, did to me and what he did to the two captains of the host of Israel, unto Abner, the son of Ner and unto Amasa, the son of Jether, whom he slew, shedding the blood of war in peace and putting the blood of war upon his girdle that was about his loins and in his shoes 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 for a long time in Israel there had been this custom concerning redemption or contracts, that for the confirmation of all matters: one plucked off his shoe and gave it to his neighbour, and this was a testimony in Israel. Therefore, the former owner of the right of redemption said unto Boaz, Buy it thyself. So he drew off his shoe.