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Theasaurus: Veils

54 Bible Verses about Veils

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Genesis 24:65

and asked the servant, “Who is that man in the field coming to meet us?”The servant answered, “It is my master.” So she took her veil and covered herself.

Genesis 38:14-15

So she took off her widow’s clothes, veiled her face, covered herself, and sat at the entrance to Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah. For she saw that, though Shelah had grown up, she had not been given to him as a wife. When Judah saw her, he thought she was a prostitute, for she had covered her face.

Ezekiel 13:18

and say: This is what the Lord God says: Woe to the women who sew magic bands on the wrist of every hand and who make veils for the heads of people of every height in order to ensnare lives. Will you ensnare the lives of My people but preserve your own?

Isaiah 47:2

Take millstones and grind meal;
remove your veil,
strip off your skirt, bare your thigh,
wade through the streams.

2 Samuel 15:30

David was climbing the slope of the Mount of Olives, weeping as he ascended. His head was covered, and he was walking barefoot. Each of the people with him covered their heads and went up, weeping as they ascended.

Leviticus 13:45

“The person afflicted with an infectious skin disease is to have his clothes torn and his hair hanging loose, and he must cover his mouth and cry out, ‘Unclean, unclean!’

Jeremiah 14:4

The ground is cracked
since no rain has fallen on the land.
The farmers are ashamed;
they cover their heads.

2 Samuel 19:4

But the king hid his face and cried out at the top of his voice, “My son Absalom! Absalom, my son, my son!”

Ezekiel 24:17

Groan quietly; do not observe mourning rites for the dead. Put on your turban and strap your sandals on your feet; do not cover your mustache or eat the bread of mourners.”

Micah 3:7

Then the seers will be ashamed
and the diviners disappointed.
They will all cover their mouths
because there will be no answer from God.

1 Corinthians 11:4

Every man who prays or prophesies with something on his head dishonors his head.

1 Corinthians 11:5-6

But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head, since that is one and the same as having her head shaved. So if a woman’s head is not covered, her hair should be cut off. But if it is disgraceful for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, she should be covered.

Job 22:12-14

Isn’t God as high as the heavens?
And look at the highest stars—how lofty they are! Yet you say: “What does God know?
Can He judge through thick darkness? Clouds veil Him so that He cannot see,
as He walks on the circle of the sky.”

Psalm 10:11

He says to himself, “God has forgotten;
He hides His face and will never see.”

Psalm 94:7

They say, “The Lord doesn’t see it.
The God of Jacob doesn’t pay attention.”

Isaiah 29:15

Woe to those who go to great lengths
to hide their plans from the Lord.
They do their works in darkness,
and say, “Who sees us? Who knows us?”

Psalm 44:24

Why do You hide Yourself
and forget our affliction and oppression?

Job 13:24

Why do You hide Your face
and consider me Your enemy?

Psalm 69:17

Don’t hide Your face from Your servant,
for I am in distress.
Answer me quickly!

Job 28:24

For He looks to the ends of the earth
and sees everything under the heavens.

Genesis 16:13

So she called the Lord who spoke to her: The God Who Sees, for she said, “In this place, have I actually seen the One who sees me?”

Psalm 139:1-3

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, You have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I stand up;
You understand my thoughts from far away. You observe my travels and my rest;
You are aware of all my ways.

Job 28:11

He dams up the streams from flowing
so that he may bring to light what is hidden.

Isaiah 26:21

For look, the Lord is coming from His place
to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity.
The earth will reveal the blood shed on it
and will no longer conceal her slain.

Matthew 10:26

“Therefore, don’t be afraid of them, since there is nothing covered that won’t be uncovered and nothing hidden that won’t be made known.

Luke 12:2

There is nothing covered that won’t be uncovered, nothing hidden that won’t be made known.

1 Corinthians 3:13

each one’s work will become obvious, for the day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire; the fire will test the quality of each one’s work.

2 Corinthians 3:13

We are not like Moses, who used to put a veil over his face so that the Israelites could not stare at the the end of what was fading away,

Exodus 34:29-35

As Moses descended from Mount Sinai—with the two tablets of the testimony in his hands as he descended the mountain—he did not realize that the skin of his face shone as a result of his speaking with the Lord. When Aaron and all the Israelites saw Moses, the skin of his face shone! They were afraid to come near him. But Moses called out to them, so Aaron and all the leaders of the community returned to him, and Moses spoke to them. read more.
Afterward all the Israelites came near, and he commanded them to do everything the Lord had told him on Mount Sinai. When Moses had finished speaking with them, he put a veil over his face. But whenever Moses went before the Lord to speak with Him, he would remove the veil until he came out. After he came out, he would tell the Israelites what he had been commanded, and the Israelites would see that Moses’ face was radiant. Then Moses would put the veil over his face again until he went to speak with the Lord.

2 Corinthians 3:14-15

but their minds were closed. For to this day, at the reading of the old covenant, the same veil remains; it is not lifted, because it is set aside only in Christ. Even to this day, whenever Moses is read, a veil lies over their hearts,

Isaiah 44:18

Such people do not comprehend
and cannot understand,
for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see,
and their minds so they cannot understand.

Lamentations 3:65

You will give them a heart filled with anguish.
May Your curse be on them!

1 Corinthians 2:7-10

On the contrary, we speak God’s hidden wisdom in a mystery, a wisdom God predestined before the ages for our glory. None of the rulers of this age knew this wisdom, for if they had known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. But as it is written:What eye did not see and ear did not hear,
and what never entered the human mind—
God prepared this for those who love Him.read more.
Now God has revealed these things to us by the Spirit, for the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God.

Isaiah 64:4

From ancient times no one has heard,
no one has listened,
no eye has seen any God except You,
who acts on behalf of the one who waits for Him.

Romans 16:25-26

Now to Him who has power to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation about Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept silent for long ages but now revealed and made known through the prophetic Scriptures, according to the command of the eternal God to advance the obedience of faith among all nations—

2 Corinthians 3:16-18

but whenever a person turns to the Lord, the veil is removed. Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. We all, with unveiled faces, are looking as in a mirror at the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit.

Ephesians 3:3-6

The mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have briefly written above. By reading this you are able to understand my insight about the mystery of the Messiah. This was not made known to people in other generations as it is now revealed to His holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit: read more.
The Gentiles are coheirs, members of the same body, and partners of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.

Titus 1:2-3

in the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before time began. In His own time He has revealed His message in the proclamation that I was entrusted with by the command of God our Savior:

Daniel 12:2-4

Many of those who sleep in the dust
of the earth will awake,
some to eternal life,
and some to shame and eternal contempt. Those who are wise will shine
like the bright expanse of the heavens,
and those who lead many to righteousness,
like the stars forever and ever. “But you, Daniel, keep these words secret and seal the book until the time of the end. Many will roam about, and knowledge will increase.”

Isaiah 25:7-8

On this mountain
He will destroy the burial shroud,
the shroud over all the peoples,
the sheet covering all the nations; He will destroy death forever.
The Lord God will wipe away the tears
from every face
and remove His people’s disgrace
from the whole earth,
for the Lord has spoken.

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