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36 Bible Verses about Shoes

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2 Samuel 15:30

David went up by the ascent of the [Mount of] Olives, and wept as he went up; and he had his head covered, and went barefoot: and all the people who were with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Acts 7:30-35

"When forty years were fulfilled, an 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 sight. As he came close to see, a voice of the Lord came to him, 'I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.' Moses trembled, and dared not look.read more.
The Lord said to him, 'Take your sandals off of your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground. I have surely seen the affliction of my people that is in Egypt, and have heard their groaning. I have come down to deliver them. Now come, I will send you into Egypt.' "This Moses, whom they refused, saying, 'Who made you a ruler and a judge?' -- God has sent him as both a ruler and a deliverer 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 to him: and if he stand, and say, "I don't want to take her;" then his brother's wife shall come to him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face; and she shall answer and say, "So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother's house."

Ruth 4:8

So the near kinsman said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself." He took off his shoe.

Psalm 60:8

Moab is my wash basin. I will throw my shoe on Edom. I shout in triumph over Philistia."

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my wash pot. I will toss my sandal on Edom. I will shout over Philistia."

Song of Solomon 7:1

How beautiful are your feet in sandals, prince's daughter! Your rounded thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a skillful workman.

Isaiah 9:5

For all the armor of the armed man in the noisy battle, and the garments rolled in blood, will be for burning, fuel for the fire.

Amos 2:6

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Israel, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment; because they have sold the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes;

Mark 1:7

He preached, saying, "After me comes he who is mightier than I, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and loosen.

Luke 3:16

John answered them all, "I indeed baptize you with water, but he comes who is mightier than I, the latchet of whose sandals I am not worthy to loosen. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire,

John 1:27

He is the one who comes after me, who is preferred before me, whose sandal strap I'm not worthy to loosen."

Acts 13:25

As John was fulfilling his course, he said, 'What do you suppose that I am? I am not he. But behold, one comes after me the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy to untie.'

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take a thread nor a sandal strap nor anything that is yours, lest you should say, 'I have made Abram rich.'

Acts 12:8

The angel said to him, "Get dressed and put on your sandals." He did so. He said to him, "Put on your cloak, and follow me."

Ezekiel 16:10

I clothed you also with embroidered work, and shod you with sealskin, and I dressed you about with fine linen, and covered you with silk.

Isaiah 3:18

In that day the Lord will take away the beauty of their anklets, the headbands, the crescent necklaces,

Exodus 12:11

This is how you shall eat it: with your belt on your waist, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste: it is Yahweh's Passover.

Isaiah 20:2-3

at that time Yahweh spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, "Go, and loosen the sackcloth from off your waist, and take your shoes from off your feet." He did so, walking naked and barefoot. Yahweh said, "As my servant Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and a wonder concerning Egypt and concerning Ethiopia,

Ezekiel 24:17

Sigh, but not aloud, make no mourning for the dead; bind your headdress on you, and put your shoes on your feet, and don't cover your lips, and don't eat men's bread.

Ezekiel 24:23

Your tires shall be on your heads, and your shoes on your feet: you shall not mourn nor weep; but you shall pine away in your iniquities, and moan one toward another.

Joshua 5:15

The prince of Yahweh's army said to Joshua, "Take your shoes off of your feet; for the place on which you stand is holy." Joshua did so.

Joshua 9:5

and old and patched shoes on their feet, and wore old garments. All the bread of their provision was dry and moldy.

Joshua 9:13

These wineskins, which we filled, were new; and behold, they are torn. These our garments and our shoes have become old because of the very long journey."

Deuteronomy 29:5

I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes have not grown old on you, and your shoes have not grown old on your feet.

Amos 8:6

that we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes, and sell the sweepings with the wheat?'"

Deuteronomy 25:9-10

then his brother's wife shall come to him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face; and she shall answer and say, "So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother's house." His name shall be called in Israel, The house of him who has his shoe untied.

Ruth 4:7-8

Now this was [the custom] in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning exchanging, to confirm all things: a man took off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbor; and this was the [way of] attestation in Israel. So the near kinsman said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself." He took off his shoe.

Luke 15:22

"But the father said to his servants, 'Bring out the best robe, and put it on him. Put a ring on his hand, and shoes 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 servants, 'Bring out the best robe, and put it on him. Put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet.

Song of Songs 7:1

How beautiful are your feet in sandals, prince's daughter! Your rounded thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a skillful workman.

Shoes » The jews » Never wore, in mourning

2 Samuel 15:30

David went up by the ascent of the [Mount of] Olives, and wept as he went up; and he had his head covered, and went barefoot: and all the people who were with him covered every man his head, and they went up, weeping as they went up.

Isaiah 20:2-3

at that time Yahweh spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, "Go, and loosen the sackcloth from off your waist, and take your shoes from off your feet." He did so, walking naked and barefoot. Yahweh said, "As my servant Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and a wonder concerning Egypt and concerning Ethiopia,

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

Jeremiah 2:25

"Withhold your foot from being unshod, and your throat from thirst. But you said, 'It is in vain. No, for I have loved strangers, and I will go after them.'

Isaiah 47:2

Take the millstones, and grind meal; remove your veil, strip off the train, uncover the leg, pass through the rivers.

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

Psalm 60:8

Moab is my wash basin. I will throw my shoe on Edom. I shout in triumph over Philistia."

Psalm 108:9

Moab is my wash pot. I will toss my sandal on Edom. I will shout over Philistia."

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

Joshua 5:15

The prince of Yahweh's army said to Joshua, "Take your shoes off of your feet; for the place on which you stand is holy." Joshua did so.

Shoes » Worn out by a long journey

Joshua 9:13

These wineskins, which we filled, were new; and behold, they are torn. These our garments and our shoes have become old because of the very long journey."

Joshua 9:5

and old and patched shoes on their feet, and wore old garments. All the bread of their provision was dry and moldy.

Shoes » Bound round the feet with latchets or strings

Acts 12:8

The angel said to him, "Get dressed and put on your sandals." He did so. He said to him, "Put on your cloak, and follow me."

John 1:27

He is the one who comes after me, who is preferred before me, whose sandal strap I'm not worthy to loosen."

Shoes » Loosing of, for another a degrading office

John 1:27

He is the one who comes after me, who is preferred before me, whose sandal strap I'm not worthy to loosen."

Shoes » Of ladies of distinction » Often highly ornamental

Song of Songs 7:1

How beautiful are your feet in sandals, prince's daughter! Your rounded thighs are like jewels, the work of the hands of a skillful 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 his brother's wife shall come to him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face; and she shall answer and say, "So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother's house." His name shall be called in Israel, The house of him who has his shoe untied.

Shoes » Called sandals

Acts 12:8

The angel said to him, "Get dressed and put on your sandals." He did so. He said to him, "Put on your cloak, 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 sell the sweepings with the wheat?'"

Amos 2:6

Thus says Yahweh: "For three transgressions of Israel, yes, for four, I will not turn away its punishment; 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

I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes have not grown old on you, and your shoes have not grown old on your feet.

Shoes » Illustrative » Of the preparation of the gospel

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

Ezekiel 16:10

I clothed you also with embroidered work, and shod you with sealskin, and I dressed you about with fine linen, and covered you with silk.

Shoes » Early use of

Genesis 14:23

that I will not take a thread nor a sandal strap nor anything that is yours, lest you should say, 'I have made Abram rich.'

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

Exodus 12:11

This is how you shall eat it: with your belt on your waist, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste: it is Yahweh'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 beauty of their anklets, the headbands, the crescent necklaces,

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

1 Kings 2:5

"Moreover you know also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, even what he did to the two captains of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war on his sash that was about his waist, 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 this was [the custom] in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning exchanging, to confirm all things: a man took off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbor; and this was the [way of] attestation in Israel. So the near kinsman said to Boaz, "Buy it for yourself." He took off his shoe.