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16 Bible Verses About Covering the Body

Here are 16 Bible verses about covering the body from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Ruth 3:9 KJV

And he said, Who art thou? And she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thine handmaid; for thou art a near kinsman.

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Isaiah 28:20 KJV

For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it.

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1 Kings 19:19 KJV

So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.

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Isaiah 14:11 KJV

Thy pomp is brought down to the grave, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.

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1 Kings 1:1 KJV

Now king David was old and stricken in years; and they covered him with clothes, but he gat no heat.

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Ezekiel 1:11 KJV

Thus were their faces: and their wings were stretched upward; two wings of every one were joined one to another, and two covered their bodies.

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Jeremiah 43:12 KJV

And I will kindle a fire in the houses of the gods of Egypt; and he shall burn them, and carry them away captives: and he shall array himself with the land of Egypt, as a shepherd putteth on his garment; and he shall go forth from thence in peace.

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1 Samuel 28:14 KJV

And he said unto her, What form is he of? And she said, An old man cometh up; and he is covered with a mantle. And Saul perceived that it was Samuel, and he stooped with his face to the ground, and bowed himself.

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Isaiah 14:19 KJV

But thou art cast out of thy grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword, that go down to the stones of the pit; as a carcase trodden under feet.

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Genesis 3:7 KJV

And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

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Genesis 9:23 KJV

And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father’s nakedness.

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Hosea 2:9 KJV

Therefore will I return, and take away my corn in the time thereof, and my wine in the season thereof, and will recover my wool and my flax given to cover her nakedness.

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Ezekiel 1:23 KJV

And under the firmament were their wings straight, the one toward the other: every one had two, which covered on this side, and every one had two, which covered on that side, their bodies.

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Acts 12:8 KJV

And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unto him, Cast thy garment about thee, and follow me.

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Ezekiel 16:8 KJV

Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine.

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Exodus 22:27 KJV

For that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.

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