'Washing' in the Bible
Let me get water for washing your feet, and take your rest under the tree:
So the servant went to the house and unbridled the camels. They provided straw and feed for the camels and water for washing his feet and those of the men with him.
And the servant took them into Joseph's house, and gave them water for washing their feet; and he gave their asses food.
Then, after washing his face, he came out, and controlling his feelings said, Put food before us.
Knotting his ass's cord to the vine, and his young ass to the best vine; washing his robe in wine, and his clothing in the blood of grapes:
Then the sheep is to be cut up into its parts, and after washing its legs and its inside parts, you are to put them with the parts and the head,
“Make a bronze basin for washing and a bronze stand for it. Set it between the tent of meeting and the altar, and put water in it.
That it may be used by Aaron and his sons for washing their hands and feet;
And on the altar of burned offerings with its vessels, and on the washing-vessel and its base.
And the altar of burned offerings with all its vessels, and the washing-vessel with its base,
The altar of burned offerings, with its network of brass, its rods, and all its vessels, the washing-vessel and its base;
And he made the washing-vessel of brass on a brass base, using the polished brass looking-glasses given by the women who did work at the doors of the Tent of meeting.
And the brass altar, with its network of brass, and its rods and all its vessels, and the washing-vessel and its base;
And let the washing-vessel, with water in it, be put between the Tent of meeting and the altar.
And put oil on the washing-vessel and its base, and make them holy.
Then let Aaron and his sons come to the door of the Tent of meeting; and after washing them with water,
He set the basin between the tent of meeting and the altar and put water in it for washing.
Then Moses took Aaron and his sons; and after washing them with water,
Seven times he put oil on the altar and on all its vessels, and on the washing-basin and its base, to make them holy.
And the priest shall look on the sore after the washing, and behold, if the sore have not changed its appearance, and the sore have not spread, it is unclean: thou shalt burn it with fire: it is a fretting sore on what is threadbare or where the nap is gone.
And if the priest look, and, behold, the plague be somewhat dark after the washing of it; then he shall rend it out of the garment, or out of the skin, or out of the warp, or out of the woof:
And anyone on whom the unclean man puts his hands, without washing them in water, is to have his clothing washed and his body bathed in water and be unclean till evening.
And when a man who has a flow from his body is made clean from it, he is to take seven days to make himself clean, washing his clothing and bathing his body in flowing water, and then he will be clean.
And the priest will put these curses in a book, washing out the writing with the bitter water;
And the priest, after washing his clothing and bathing his body in water, may come back to the tent-circle, and will be unclean till evening.
Let the clean person do this to the unclean on the third day and on the seventh day: and on the seventh day he is to make him clean; and after washing his clothing and bathing himself in water, he will be clean in the evening.
And on the seventh day, after washing your clothing, you will be clean, and then you may come into the tent-circle.
And all the responsible men of that town which is nearest to the dead man, washing their hands over the cow whose neck was broken in the valley,
So he took them into his house and gave the asses food; and after washing their feet they took food and drink.
And she got up, and going down on her face to the earth, said, See, I am ready to be a servant-girl, washing the feet of the servants of my lord.
And it came to pass in an eveningtide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.
Then David got up from the earth, and after washing and rubbing himself with oil and changing his clothing, he went into the house of the Lord and gave worship: then he went back to his house, and at his order they put food before him and he had a meal.
And he made ten brass washing-vessels, everyone taking forty baths, and measuring four cubits; one vessel was placed on every one of the ten bases.
And the ten bases, with the ten washing-vessels on them;
And Elisha sent a servant to him, saying, Go to Jordan, and after washing seven times in its waters your flesh will be well again and you will be clean.
Later, King Ahaz ordered the side panels removed from the bases, along with the washing bowls that had stood on top of the bases. He also removed the large bowl that was called the Sea from on top of the bronze bulls that supported it, and put it on a stone base.
He made 10 basins for washing and he put five on the right and five on the left. The parts of the burnt offering were rinsed in them, but the reservoir was used by the priests for washing.
And he made the ten bases and the ten washing-vessels which were on the bases;
So neither I, nor my brethren, nor my servants, nor the men of the guard which followed me, none of us put off our clothes, saving that every one put them off for washing.
When washing my goings with butter, And the firm rock is with me rivulets of oil.
Moab is my pot for washing, over Edom I cast my shoe, Shout, concerning me, O Philistia.
As for me, I have made my heart clean to no purpose, washing my hands in righteousness;
Moab is a pot for my washing, Upon Edom I cast my shoe, Over Philistia I shout habitually.
Thy teeth are like a flock of sheep that are even shorn, which came up from the washing; whereof every one bear twins, and none is barren among them.
His eyes as doves by streams of water, Washing in milk, sitting in fulness.
Thy teeth are as a flock of sheep which go up from the washing, whereof every one beareth twins, and there is not one barren among them.
And my hand will again be on you, washing away what is unclean as with soap, and taking away all your false metal;
For thus says the Lord of hosts concerning the [bronze] pillars, the [bronze] Sea, the [bronze] bases [of the ten basins in Solomon’s temple used for washing sacrificial animals], and the rest of the articles that are left in this city (Jerusalem),
Then I had you washed with water, washing away all your blood and rubbing you with oil.
And she even sent for men to come from far away, to whom a servant was sent, and they came: for whom she was washing her body and painting her eyes and making herself fair with ornaments.
“Why do Your disciples violate the tradition (religious laws) handed down by the [Jewish] elders? For Your disciples do not [ceremonially] wash their hands before they eat.”
So when Pilate saw that he was able to do nothing, but that trouble was working up, he took water and, washing his hands before the people, said, The blood of this upright man is not on my hands: you are responsible.
They noticed that some of his disciples were eating with unclean hands, that is, without washing them.
(For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they perform a ritual washing, holding fast to the tradition of the elders.
And when they come from the market, except they wash, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, as the washing of cups, and pots, brasen vessels, and of tables.
For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.
And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets.
And turning to the woman he said to Simon, You see this woman? I came into your house; you did not give me water for my feet: but she has been washing my feet with the drops from her eyes, and drying them with her hair.
When the Pharisee saw this, he was amazed that He did not first perform the ritual washing before dinner.
Now there were six stone water jars there for Jewish ceremonial washing, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.
Now a dispute came about between some of John's disciples and a certain Jew concerning ceremonial washing.
And said to him, Go and make yourself clean in the bath of Siloam (the sense of the name is, Sent). So he went away and, after washing, came back able to see.
His answer was: The man who is named Jesus put earth mixed with water on my eyes, and said to me, Go and make yourself clean in Siloam: so I went away and, after washing, am now able to see.
Then he put water into a basin and was washing the feet of the disciples and drying them with the cloth which was round him.
So when He had washed their feet and put on His [outer] robe and reclined at the table again, He said to them, “Do you understand what I have done for you?
In those days she became sick and died. After washing her, they placed her in a room upstairs.
And now, why are you waiting? get up, and have baptism, for the washing away of your sins, giving worship to his name.
That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
And if witness is given of her good works; if she has had the care of children, if she has been kind to travellers, washing the feet of the saints, helping those who are in trouble, giving herself to good works.
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
And this prefigured baptism, which now saves you -- not the washing off of physical dirt but the pledge of a good conscience to God -- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
It has happened to them according to the true proverb: A dog returns to its own vomit, and, “a sow, after washing itself, wallows in the mud.”
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