30 Important Bible Verses About Colors

Genesis 37:3 – Joseph’s Colorful Coat

“Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his other sons, because he had been born to him in his old age; and he made an ornate robe for him.”

Exodus 39:1 – Making the Priestly Garments

“From the blue, purple and scarlet yarn they made woven garments for ministering in the sanctuary.”

Leviticus 14:49-53 – Cleansing the House

“To purify the house he is to take two birds and some cedar wood, scarlet yarn and hyssop. He shall kill one of the birds over fresh water in a clay pot. Then he is to take the cedar wood, the hyssop, the scarlet yarn and the live bird, dip them into the blood of the dead bird and the fresh water, and sprinkle the house seven times. He shall purify the house with the bird’s blood, the fresh water, the live bird, the cedar wood, the hyssop and the scarlet yarn. Then he is to release the live bird in the open fields outside the town. In this way he will make atonement for the house, and it will be clean.”

Numbers 4:6 – Covering the Ark of the Covenant

“Then they are to cover the curtain with a durable leather, spread a cloth of solid blue over that and put the poles in place.”

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2 Samuel 1:24 – Saul and Jonathan’s Mighty Warriors

“Daughters of Israel, weep for Saul, who clothed you in scarlet and finery, who adorned your garments with ornaments of gold.”

1 Kings 10:18-19 – Solomon’s Throne

“Then the king made a great throne covered with ivory and overlaid with fine gold. The throne had six steps, and its back had a rounded top. On both sides of the seat were armrests, with a lion standing beside each of them.”

Esther 1:6 – A Royal Banquet

“The garden had hangings of white and blue linen, fastened with cords of white linen and purple material to silver rings on marble pillars. There were couches of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl and other costly stones.”

Job 39:13 – The Wings of an Ostrich

“The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully, though they cannot compare with the wings and feathers of the stork.”

Psalm 147:16 – The Frost

“He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes.”

Proverbs 31:21 – The Virtuous Woman

“She is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed in scarlet.”

Song of Solomon 5:10 – The Bride’s Beloved

“My beloved is radiant and ruddy, outstanding among ten thousand.”

Isaiah 1:18 – Forgiveness and Cleansing

“Come now, let us settle the matter. Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.”

Jeremiah 4:30 – Lamentation for Jerusalem

“What are you doing, you devastated one? Why dress yourself in scarlet and put on jewels of gold? Why highlight your eyes with makeup? You adorn yourself in vain. Your lovers despise you; they want to kill you.”

Ezekiel 1:26 – The Vision of God’s Throne

“Above the vault over their heads was what looked like a throne of lapis lazuli, and high above on the throne was a figure like that of a man.”

Daniel 7:9 – The Ancient of Days

“As I looked, thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days took his seat. His clothing was as white as snow; the hair of his head was white like wool. His throne was flaming with fire, and its wheels were all ablaze.”

Zechariah 1:8 – The Vision of a Horseman

“During the night I had a vision, and there before me was a man mounted on a red horse. He was standing among the myrtle trees in a ravine. Behind him were red, brown, and white horses.”

Matthew 27:28 – Jesus Mocked by the Soldiers

“They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him.”

Mark 15:17 – Jesus Mocked by the Soldiers

“They put a purple robe on him, then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on him.”

Luke 8:27 – Jesus Heals a Demon-Possessed Man

“When Jesus stepped ashore, he was met by a demon-possessed man from the town. For a long time this man had not worn clothes or lived in a house, but had lived in the tombs.”

John 19:2 – Jesus Mocked by the Soldiers

“The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe.”

Acts 7:30 – Moses and the Burning Bush

“After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai.”

Romans 15:4 – The Example of Christ

“For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.”

1 Corinthians 15:52 – The Resurrection

“in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.”

2 Corinthians 6:17 – Touch No Unclean Thing

“Therefore, “Come out from them and be separate, says the Lord. Touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – The Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”

Ephesians 6:11-12 – The Armor of God

“Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”

Philippians 4:8 – Final Exhortations

“Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”

Colossians 3:14 – Rules for Holy Living

“And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

1 Thessalonians 5:5 – Living in the Light

“You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness.”

2 Thessalonians 2:15 – Stand Firm

“So then, brothers and sisters, stand firm and hold fast to the teachings we passed on to you, whether by word of mouth or by letter.”

1 Timothy 6:12 – Fight the Good Fight

“Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.”

2 Timothy 2:22 – Flee from Evil Desires

“Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.”

Titus 3:8 – Saved by Grace

“This is a trustworthy saying. And I want you to stress these things, so that those who have trusted in God may be careful to devote themselves to doing what is good. These things are excellent and profitable for everyone.”

Philemon 1:15 – A Letter to Philemon

“Perhaps the reason he was separated from you for a little while was that you might have him back forever—”

Hebrews 10:25 – Encourage One Another

“not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

James 2:14 – Faith and Deeds

“What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them?”

1 Peter 5:8-9 – Be Alert and of Sober Mind

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.”

2 Peter 1:5-7 – Make Every Effort to Add to Your Faith

“For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.”

1 John 1:7 – Walking in the Light

“But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.”

2 John 1:6 – Walking in Truth and Love

“And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.”

3 John 1:4 – Gaius Commended for His Love

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.”

Jude 1:20 – Build Each Other Up in the Faith

“But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit,”

Revelation 3:4 – To the Church in Sardis

“Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with me, dressed in white, for they are worthy.”

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