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56 Bible Verses about Touch

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Exodus 19:12-13

And thou shalt set bounds unto the people round about, saying, Take heed to yourselves that ye go not up into the mount or touch the border of it; whoever touches the mount shall surely die: Not a hand shall touch it, but that he shall surely be stoned or shot through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live. When the jubilee sounds long, they shall come up to the mount.

Hebrews 12:18-24

For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched and that burned with fire nor unto blackness and darkness and tempest and the sound of a trumpet and the voice of words, which voice those that heard intreated that the word should not be spoken to them any more; (for they could not endure that which was commanded, and if so much as a beast should touch the mountain, it shall be stoned or thrust through with a dart:read more.
and so terrible was the sight that Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake); but ye are come unto Mount Sion and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, to the congregation of the called out ones of the firstborn, who are registered in the heavens and to God the Judge of all and to the spirits of just men made perfect and to Jesus, the mediator of the new testament and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaks better than that of Abel.

Numbers 4:15

And when Aaron and his sons have made an end of covering the sanctuary and all the vessels of the sanctuary when the camp is to set forward, after that, the sons of Kohath shall come to bear it, but they shall not touch any holy thing, lest they die. These things are the burden of the sons of Kohath in the tabernacle of the testimony.

2 Samuel 6:6-7

And when they came to Nachon's threshingfloor, Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God and took hold of it, for the oxen shook it. And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzzah, and God smote him there for his effrontery, and there he died by the ark of God.

Numbers 19:21-22

And it shall be a perpetual statute unto them, also he that sprinkles the water of separation shall wash his clothes; and he that touches the water of separation shall be unclean until evening. And whatever the unclean person touches shall be unclean; and the person that touches it shall be unclean until evening.

Leviticus 5:2-3

Likewise the person who touches any unclean thing, whether it is a carcase of an unclean beast or a carcase of unclean animal or the carcase of an unclean serpent, even if it is hidden from him, he shall be unclean and guilty. Or if he touches the uncleanness of man, whatever uncleanness it is that a man shall be defiled with, and it is hid from him, if afterward he should know of it, then he shall be guilty.

Leviticus 7:19-21

And the flesh that touches any unclean thing shall not be eaten; it shall be burnt with fire; but every clean person shall eat of this flesh. And the person that eats of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace, which is of the LORD, being unclean, that person shall be cut off from his people. Moreover the person that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uncleanness of man or any unclean beast or any abominable unclean thing and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace, which is of the LORD, that person shall be cut off from his people.

Leviticus 11:8

Of their flesh ye shall not eat, and their carcase you shall not touch: they are unclean to you.

Leviticus 12:4

And she shall then continue in the blood of her purifying thirty-three days; she shall touch no holy thing, nor come to the sanctuary until the days of her purifying are fulfilled.

Leviticus 15:5-12

And whoever touches his bed shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening. And he that sits on any thing upon which the one that has the issue sat shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening. Likewise he that touches the flesh of the one that has the issue shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.read more.
And if the one that has the issue spits upon him that is clean, then he shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening. And any saddle that he that has the issue rides upon shall be unclean. And whoever touches any thing that was under him shall be unclean until the evening, and he that bears any of those things shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening. And whoever the one that has the issue touches and has not washed his hands with water, he shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening. And the vessel of earth that the one that has the issue touches shall be broken, and every vessel of wood shall be washed with water.

Leviticus 22:4-6

Whatever man of the seed of Aaron who is a leper or has a running issue shall not eat of the holy things until he is clean. And whosoever touches any thing that is unclean by the dead or a man whose seed has gone out from him or the man who has touched any reptile, by which he shall be unclean, or a man of whom he shall become unclean, according to whatever uncleanness he has, the person who has touched any such shall be unclean until evening and shall not eat of the holy things until he has washed his flesh with water.

Numbers 19:11-16

He that touches the dead body of any human person shall be unclean seven days. They shall remove the sin from themselves with that water on the third day, and on the seventh day they shall be clean; but if they do not remove the sin from themselves the third day, then the seventh day they shall not be clean. Whoever touches the dead body of anyone that is dead and does not remove the sin has defiled the tabernacle of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from Israel; because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean, and his uncleanness shall be upon him.read more.
This is the law when anyone dies in a tent; all that come into the tent and all that are in the tent shall be unclean seven days. And every open vessel which has no lid fastened upon it shall be unclean. And whoever touches one that is slain with a sword in the open fields or a dead body or a human bone or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

Deuteronomy 14:8

and the swine, because it divides the hoof, yet does not chew the cud, it is unclean unto you. Ye shall not eat of their flesh nor touch their dead carcase.

Haggai 2:10-14

In the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came by the hand of Haggai the prophet, saying, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said; Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying, If one bears holy flesh in the skirt of his garment, and with his skirt touches bread or pottage or wine, or oil or any food, shall it be made holy? And the priests answered and said, No.read more.
Then Haggai said, If one that is unclean by a dead body touches any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean. Then Haggai answered, and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, said the LORD; and so is every work of their hands, and all that they offer here is unclean.

Exodus 29:37

For seven days thou shalt reconcile the altar and sanctify it; and it shall be a most holy altar; whatever touches the altar shall be made holy.

Exodus 30:29

Thus thou shalt consecrate them, and they shall be most holy; whatever touches them shall be sanctified.

Leviticus 6:18

All the males among the sons of Aaron shall eat of it. It shall be a perpetual statute in your generations concerning the offerings on fire of the LORD; every thing that touches them shall be sanctified.

Colossians 2:20-22

For if ye are dead with the Christ to the elements of the world, why, as though living unto the world, do ye decree rites, touch not; taste not; handle not? Which all perish with the using, because they are the commandments and doctrines of men,

Genesis 32:25

And when the man saw that he did not prevail against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was disjointed as he wrestled with him.

Isaiah 6:7

And he laid it upon my mouth and said, Behold, this has touched thy lips; and it shall take away thy guilt, and thy sin shall be cleansed.

Daniel 10:16

And, behold, one like the similitude of the son of man touched my lips; then I opened my mouth and spoke and said unto him that stood before me, O my Lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.

Psalm 104:32

He looks on the earth, and it trembles: he touches the mountains, and they smoke.

Psalm 144:5

Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down; touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

Amos 9:5

The Lord GOD of the hosts is he that touches the earth, and it shall melt, and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall all rise up like a river and shall be sunk, as the river of Egypt.

Mark 1:41-42

And Jesus, having mercy on him, put forth his hand and touched him and said unto him, I will; be thou clean. And as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed from him, and he was clean.

Luke 5:13

And he put forth his hand and touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him.

Matthew 9:29-30

Then he touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you. And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no one knows it.

Matthew 20:34

Then Jesus, having mercy on them, touched their eyes; and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him.

Mark 7:33

And taking him aside from the multitude, he put his fingers into the man's ears; and spitting, he touched the man's tongue with the saliva;

Mark 8:22-25

And he came to Bethsaida, and they bring a blind man unto him and beseech him to touch him. So, taking the blind man by the hand, he led him out of the town; and spitting into his eyes and putting his hands upon them, he asked him if he saw anything. And looking, he said, I see men; I see that they walk as trees.read more.
After that, he put his hands again upon his eyes and caused him to see; and he was whole and saw everyone, far away and clearly.

Matthew 9:18-25

While he spoke these things unto them, behold, a certain ruler came and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead; but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live. And Jesus arose and followed him, and so did his disciples. And, behold, a woman who was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years came behind him and touched the hem of his garment;read more.
for she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be free. But Jesus turned around, and when he saw her, he said, Trust, daughter; thy faith has made thee free. And the woman was free from that hour. And when Jesus came into the ruler's house and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise, he said unto them, Give place, for the maid is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn. But when the people were put forth, he went in and took her by the hand, and the maid arose.

Mark 5:22-42

And one of the princes of the synagogue came, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet and besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lies at the point of death; come and lay thy hands on her that she may be saved, and she shall live. And Jesus went with him; and a great multitude followed him and thronged him.read more.
And a certain woman, who had an issue of blood twelve years and had suffered many things of many physicians and had spent all that she had and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse; when she had heard of Jesus, came from behind among the multitude and touched his garment. For she said, If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be saved. And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up; and she felt in her body that she was healed of that plague. And Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned to the crowd and said, Who touched my clothes? And his disciples said unto him, Thou seest the multitude thronging thee and sayest thou, Who touched me? And he looked round about to see her that had done this thing. But the woman fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her, came and fell down before him and told him all the truth. And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith has made thee saved; go in peace and remain whole of thy plague. While he yet spoke, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain who said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Master any further? As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he said unto the prince of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe. And he suffered no one to follow him, except Peter, and James, and John the brother of James. And they came to the house of the prince of the synagogue and saw the tumult and those that wept and wailed greatly. And when he was come in, he said unto them, Why make ye this ado and weep? The damsel is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he took the father and the mother of the damsel and those that were with him and entered in where the damsel was lying. And taking the damsel by the hand, he said unto her, Talitha cumi, which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto thee, arise. And straightway the damsel arose and walked, for she was twelve years old. And they were astonished with a great astonishment.

Luke 8:41-55

And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a prince of the synagogue, and he fell down at Jesus' feet and besought him that he would come into his house; for he had an only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay dying. But as he went, the people thronged him. And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, who had spent all her living upon physicians but could not be healed by any,read more.
came behind him and touched the border of his garment, and immediately her issue of blood stopped. Then Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and those that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me? And Jesus said, Someone has touched me, for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me. And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched him and how she was healed immediately. And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith has made thee whole; go in peace. While he yet spoke, there came one from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master. But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not; only believe, and she shall be made whole. And when he came into the house, he allowed no one to go in except Peter and James and John and the father and the mother of the maiden. And all wept and bewailed her, but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead. And he put them all out and took her by the hand and called, saying, Maid, arise. Then her spirit returned, and she arose straightway, and he commanded to give her food.

Luke 7:14

And he came and touched the bier, and those that bore him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise.

Matthew 17:6-7

And when the disciples heard it, they fell on their faces and feared greatly. Then Jesus came and touched them and said, Arise and be not afraid.

Mark 10:13

And they brought young children to him that he should touch them, and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.

Matthew 19:13

Then were there brought unto him little children that he should put his hands on them and pray, and the disciples rebuked them.

Luke 18:15

And they brought unto him also infants that he would touch them; but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

1 Kings 19:5

And as he lay and slept under a juniper tree, behold, then an angel touched him and said unto him, Arise and eat.

Daniel 8:18

Now as he was speaking with me, I fell into a deep sleep on the ground upon my face; and he touched me and changed my state.

Daniel 10:10

And, behold, a hand touched me and caused me to move upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands.

1 John 1:1

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life

John 20:24-27

But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. The other disciples, therefore, said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Unless I shall see in his hands the print of the nails and put my finger into the print of the nails and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe. And again eight days later, his disciples were within and Thomas with them; then Jesus came, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst and said, Peace be unto you.read more.
Then he said to Thomas, Reach here thy finger and behold my hands and reach here thy hand and thrust it into my side and be not unbelieving, but faithful.

Ezekiel 9:6

Slay the old, the young men, and the virgins, the children and the women, but do not come near anyone upon whom is the mark; and ye must begin from my sanctuary. Then they began with the men, the elders, which were in front of the temple.

Genesis 20:6

And God said unto him in a dream, Yes, I know that thou didst this in the integrity of thy heart; for I also withheld thee from sinning against me; therefore I did not allow thee to touch her.

Joshua 9:19

But all the princes said unto all the congregation, We have sworn unto them by the LORD God of Israel; therefore, now we may not touch them.

1 Chronicles 16:22

saying, Touch not my anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

Proverbs 6:29

So is he that goes in to his neighbour's wife; whosoever touches her shall not be innocent.

Zechariah 2:8-9

For thus hath the LORD of the hosts said; After the glory he shall send me unto the Gentiles which spoiled you, for he that touches you touches the apple of his eye. For, behold, I raise my hand regarding them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants; and ye shall know that the LORD of the hosts has sent me.

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he kept the passover and the sprinkling of the blood lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.

2 Corinthians 6:17

Therefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and do not touch the unclean thing; and I will receive you

From Thematic Bible


Touch » Faith's » Contact with Christ, brought healing to those who touched him

Matthew 9:20-22

And, behold, a woman who was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years came behind him and touched the hem of his garment; for she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be free. But Jesus turned around, and when he saw her, he said, Trust, daughter; thy faith has made thee free. And the woman was free from that hour.

Matthew 14:34-36

And when they were gone over, they came into the land of Gennesaret. And when the men of that place had knowledge of him, they sent out into all that country round about and brought unto him all that were sick and besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment, and as many as touched were made perfectly whole.

Luke 6:19

And the whole multitude sought to touch him, for there went virtue out of him and healed them all.

Touch » Christ's secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The reassuring touch

Matthew 17:7

Then Jesus came and touched them and said, Arise and be not afraid.

Matthew 20:34

Then Jesus, having mercy on them, touched their eyes; and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him.

Touch » Christ's secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The touch upon childhood

Mark 10:13

And they brought young children to him that he should touch them, and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.

Touch » Christ's secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The liberating touch

Mark 7:33

And taking him aside from the multitude, he put his fingers into the man's ears; and spitting, he touched the man's tongue with the saliva;

Mark 7:35

And straightway his ears were opened, and that which bound his tongue was loosed, and he spoke plainly.

Touch » Christ's secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The illuminating touch

Matthew 9:29-30

Then he touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you. And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no one knows it.

Touch » Christ's secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The quieting touch

Matthew 8:15

And he touched her hand, and the fever left her; and she arose and ministered unto them.

Touch » Christ's secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The cleansing touch

Touch » Christ's secured health and comfort for those whom he touched » The healing touch