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37 Bible Verses About Ashes

Here are 37 Bible verses about ashes from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Job 42:6 KJV

Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.

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Daniel 9:3 KJV

And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

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Numbers 19:17 KJV

And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:

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Job 2:8 KJV

And for an unclean person they shall take of the ashes of the burnt heifer of purification for sin, and running water shall be put thereto in a vessel:

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Isaiah 61:3 KJV

And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes.

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2 Samuel 13:19 KJV

To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.

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Esther 4:3 KJV

And Tamar put ashes on her head, and rent her garment of divers colours that was on her, and laid her hand on her head, and went on crying.

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Malachi 4:3 KJV

And in every province, whithersoever the king’s commandment and his decree came, there was great mourning among the Jews, and fasting, and weeping, and wailing; and many lay in sackcloth and ashes.

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Esther 4:1 KJV

And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, saith the LORD of hosts.

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Matthew 11:21 KJV

When Mordecai perceived all that was done, Mordecai rent his clothes, and put on sackcloth with ashes, and went out into the midst of the city, and cried with a loud and a bitter cry;

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Luke 10:13 KJV

Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

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Jonah 3:6 KJV

Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.

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Numbers 19:10 KJV

For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.

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Hebrews 9:13 KJV

And he that gathereth the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even: and it shall be unto the children of Israel, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among them, for a statute for ever.

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Ecclesiastes 3:20 KJV

For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh:

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Genesis 18:27 KJV

All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.

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Genesis 3:19 KJV

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:

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Ezekiel 28:18 KJV

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

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2 Peter 2:6 KJV

Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.

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Job 30:19 KJV

And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly;

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Isaiah 44:20 KJV

He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes.

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1 Kings 13:3 KJV

He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?

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Leviticus 6:10 KJV

And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the LORD hath spoken; Behold, the altar shall be rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

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Ezekiel 27:30 KJV

And the priest shall put on his linen garment, and his linen breeches shall he put upon his flesh, and take up the ashes which the fire hath consumed with the burnt offering on the altar, and he shall put them beside the altar.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

And shall cause their voice to be heard against thee, and shall cry bitterly, and shall cast up dust upon their heads, they shall wallow themselves in the ashes:

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Jeremiah 25:34 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Jeremiah 6:26 KJV

Howl, ye shepherds, and cry; and wallow yourselves in the ashes, ye principal of the flock: for the days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are accomplished; and ye shall fall like a pleasant vessel.

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Psalms 102:9 KJV

O daughter of my people, gird thee with sackcloth, and wallow thyself in ashes: make thee mourning, as for an only son, most bitter lamentation: for the spoiler shall suddenly come upon us.

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1 Kings 20:41 KJV

For I have eaten ashes like bread, and mingled my drink with weeping,

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Numbers 4:13 KJV

And he hasted, and took the ashes away from his face; and the king of Israel discerned him that he was of the prophets.

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Leviticus 6:11 KJV

And they shall take away the ashes from the altar, and spread a purple cloth thereon:

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Isaiah 58:5 KJV

And he shall put off his garments, and put on other garments, and carry forth the ashes without the camp unto a clean place.

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Job 13:12 KJV

Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the LORD?

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Exodus 9:10 KJV

Your remembrances are like unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.

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Job 2:12 KJV

And they took ashes of the furnace, and stood before Pharaoh; and Moses sprinkled it up toward heaven; and it became a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast.

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Job 22:29 KJV

And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept; and they rent every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven.

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Exodus 9:8-10 KJV

When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, There is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.

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