'Veil' in the Bible
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.
"That's my master," the servant told her. So she reached for a veil and covered herself. Then the servant informed Isaac about everything he had done.
And she put the garments of her widowhood off from her, and covered herself with a veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the entry of Enaim, which is on the way to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given to him as wife.
She got up and left, then removed her veil and put her widow’s clothes back on.
“You are to make a veil of blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen with a design of cherubim worked into it.
Hang the veil under the clasps and bring the ark of the testimony there behind the veil, so the veil will make a separation for you between the holy place and the most holy place.
Place the table outside the veil and the lampstand on the south side of the tabernacle, opposite the table; put the table on the north side.
And across the doorway, a veil of twenty cubits of the best linen, made of needlework of blue and purple and red, with four pillars and four bases.
In the tent of meeting outside the veil that is in front of the testimony, Aaron and his sons are to tend the lamp from evening until morning before the Lord. This is to be a permanent statute for the Israelites throughout their generations.
“You are to place the altar in front of the veil by the ark of the testimony—in front of the mercy seat that is over the testimony—where I will meet with you.
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.
the ark with its poles, the mercy seat, and the veil for the screen;
Then he made the veil with blue, purple, and scarlet yarn, and finely spun linen. He made it with a design of cherubim worked into it.
For the veil (partition curtain) he made four support poles of acacia wood and overlaid them with gold; their hooks were gold, and he cast for them four silver sockets.
There were 7,500 pounds of silver used to cast the bases of the sanctuary and the bases of the veil—100 bases from 7,500 pounds, 75 pounds for each base.
the covering of ram skins dyed red and the covering of manatee skins; the veil for the screen;
and the gold altar, and the anointing oil and the fragrant incense, and the veil for the doorway of the tent;
Put the ark of the testimony there and screen off the ark with the veil.
Moreover, you shall set the gold altar of incense before the ark of the testimony, and set up the veil for the doorway to the tabernacle.
You shall set up the court all around and hang up the veil for the gateway of the court.
He brought the ark into the tabernacle, put up the veil for the screen, and screened off the ark of the testimony, just as the Lord had commanded him.
Moses placed the table in the tent of meeting on the north side of the tabernacle, outside the veil.
Moses also installed the gold altar in the tent of meeting, in front of the veil,
He erected the court all around the tabernacle and the altar, and hung up the veil for the gateway of the court. Thus Moses finished the work.
The priest is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle some of it seven times before the Lord in front of the veil of the sanctuary.
The priest is to dip his finger in the blood and sprinkle it seven times before the Lord in front of the veil.
The Lord said to Moses: “Tell your brother Aaron that he may not come whenever he wants into the holy place behind the veil in front of the mercy seat on the ark or else he will die, because I appear in the cloud above the mercy seat.
Then he must take a firepan full of fiery coals from the altar before the Lord and two handfuls of finely ground fragrant incense, and bring them inside the veil.
“When he slaughters the male goat for the people’s sin offering and brings its blood inside the veil, he must do the same with its blood as he did with the bull’s blood: he is to sprinkle it against the mercy seat and in front of it.
There shall be no person in the Tent of Meeting when the high priest goes in to make atonement in the Holy Place [within the veil] until he comes out, so that he may make atonement for himself (his own sins) and for his household and for all the congregation of Israel.
only he shall not come in unto the veil, nor shall he draw near unto the altar; for he hath a defect: that he profane not my sanctuaries; for I am Jehovah who do hallow them.
Aaron is to tend it continually from evening until morning before the Lord outside the veil of the testimony in the tent of meeting. This is a permanent statute throughout your generations.
In the Tent of meeting, the Gershonites are to have the care of the House, and the Tent with its cover, and the veil for the door of the Tent of meeting,
In their care are the ark, and the table, and the lights, and the altars, and all the vessels used in the holy place, and the veil, and all they are used for.
Whenever the camp is about to move on, Aaron and his sons are to go in, take down the screening veil, and cover the ark of the testimony with it.
But you and your sons will carry out your priestly responsibilities for everything concerning the altar and for what is inside the veil, and you will do that work. I am giving you the work of the priesthood as a gift, but an unauthorized person who comes near the sanctuary will be put to death.”
He made the veil of blue, purple, and crimson yarn and fine linen, and he wove cherubim into it.
Then Mordecai again sat at the king's gate, while Haman hurried away to his home, mournful and with a veil over his head.
Clouds veil Him so that He cannot see,as He walks on the circle of the sky.”
The underworld is uncovered before him, and Destruction has no veil.
M How beautiful you are, my darling.How very beautiful!Behind your veil,your eyes are doves.Your hair is like a flock of goatsstreaming down Mount Gilead.
Your lips are like a scarlet cord,and your mouth is lovely.Behind your veil,your brow is like a slice of pomegranate.
The watchmen that went about the city found me, they smote me, they wounded me; the keepers of the walls took away my veil from me.
Behind your veil,your brow is like a slice of pomegranate.
And on this mountain, he will swallow up the burial shroud that enfolds all nations, the veil that is spread over all nations
[He is] the one who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants [are] like grasshoppers; the one who stretches out [the] heavens like a veil and spreads them out like tent to live [in],
They have no knowledge or wisdom; for he has put a veil over their eyes, so that they may not see; and on their hearts, so that they may not give attention.
Take millstones and grind meal;remove your veil,strip off your skirt, bare your thigh,wade through the streams.
And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;
And the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.
Exactly so will it be on the day that the veil is lifted from the Son of Man.
And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.
And straight away it seemed as if a veil was taken from his eyes, and he was able to see; and he got up, and had baptism;
For us, however, God has drawn aside the veil through the teaching of the Spirit; for the Spirit searches everything, including the depths of the divine nature.
A man who wears a veil when praying or prophesying dishonors his Head;
If a woman will not wear a veil, let her also cut off her hair. But since it is a dishonor to a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, let her wear a veil.
For a man ought not to have a veil on his head, since he is the image and glory of God; while woman is the glory of man.
But woman, if she have long hair, it is glory to her; for the long hair is given to her in lieu of a veil.
We are not like Moses, who used to put a veil over his face so that the Israelites could not stare at the end of what was fading away,
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,
but whenever a person turns to the Lord, the veil is removed.
But even if our gospel is [in some sense] hidden [behind a veil], it is hidden [only] to those who are perishing;
Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil;
And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the Holiest of all;
By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, his flesh;
let him know that he who brings a sinner back from his evil ways will save the man's soul from death and throw a veil over a multitude of sins.
Above all continue to love one another fervently, for love throws a veil over a multitude of faults.