13 Bible Verses about Spinning And Weaving
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She stretches out her hands to the distaff,
And her hands grasp the spindle.
And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
“You shall weave the tunic of checkered work of fine linen, and shall make a turban of fine linen, and you shall make a sash, the work of a weaver.
Moreover, the manufacturers of linen made from combed flax
And the weavers of white cloth will be utterly dejected.
All the skilled women spun with their hands, and brought what they had spun, in blue and purple and scarlet material and in fine linen.
Then he made the robe of the ephod of woven work, all of blue;
He also broke down the houses of the male cult prostitutes which were in the house of the Lord, where the women were weaving hangings for the Asherah.
“My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle,
And come to an end without hope.
“Like a shepherd’s tent my dwelling is pulled up and removed from me;
As a weaver I rolled up my life.
He cuts me off from the loom;
From day until night You make an end of me.
Then Delilah said to Samson, “Up to now you have deceived me and told me lies; tell me how you may be bound.” And he said to her, “If you weave the seven locks of my hair with the web [and fasten it with a pin, then I will become weak and be like any other man.”
The shaft of his spear was like a weaver’s beam, and the head of his spear weighed six hundred shekels of iron; his shield-carrier also walked before him.
They hatch adders’ eggs and weave the spider’s web;
He who eats of their eggs dies,
And from that which is crushed a snake breaks forth.
- Spinning (1 instance)
- Weaving (8 instances)