100 Bible Verses about Colors

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 40 helpful votes

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.

2 Chronicles 2:7 ESV / 22 helpful votes

So now send me a man skilled to work in gold, silver, bronze, and iron, and in purple, crimson, and blue fabrics, trained also in engraving, to be with the skilled workers who are with me in Judah and Jerusalem, whom David my father provided.

Exodus 24:10 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And they saw the God of Israel. There was under his feet as it were a pavement of sapphire stone, like the very heaven for clearness.

Matthew 17:2 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light.

Revelation 7:9 ESV / 19 helpful votes

After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands,

Exodus 26:1 ESV / 19 helpful votes

“Moreover, you shall make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen and blue and purple and scarlet yarns; you shall make them with cherubim skillfully worked into them.

Exodus 25:3 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And this is the contribution that you shall receive from them: gold, silver, and bronze,

Ezekiel 1:26 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And above the expanse over their heads there was the likeness of a throne, in appearance like sapphire; and seated above the likeness of a throne was a likeness with a human appearance.

Judges 8:26 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was 1,700 shekels of gold, besides the crescent ornaments and the pendants and the purple garments worn by the kings of Midian, and besides the collars that were around the necks of their camels.

Daniel 11:35 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And some of the wise shall stumble, so that they may be refined, purified, and made white, until the time of the end, for it still awaits the appointed time.

Esther 8:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes of blue and white, with a great golden crown and a robe of fine linen and purple, and the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced.

John 3:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Exodus 39:1-5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

From the blue and purple and scarlet yarns they made finely woven garments, for ministering in the Holy Place. They made the holy garments for Aaron, as the Lord had commanded Moses. He made the ephod of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen. And they hammered out gold leaf, and he cut it into threads to work into the blue and purple and the scarlet yarns, and into the fine twined linen, in skilled design. They made for the ephod attaching shoulder pieces, joined to it at its two edges. And the skillfully woven band on it was of one piece with it and made like it, of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Exodus 25:4 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, goats' hair,

Genesis 9:4-5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood. And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man.

Revelation 19:14 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses.

Revelation 19:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

It was granted her to clothe herself with fine linen, bright and pure”— for the fine linen is the righteous deeds of the saints.

Revelation 17:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and jewels and pearls, holding in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the impurities of her sexual immorality.

Revelation 3:18 ESV / 14 helpful votes

I counsel you to buy from me gold refined by fire, so that you may be rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself and the shame of your nakedness may not be seen, and salve to anoint your eyes, so that you may see.

Matthew 27:28 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And they stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him,

Proverbs 31:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Numbers 4:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And they shall take away the ashes from the altar and spread a purple cloth over it.

Leviticus 19:28 ESV / 13 helpful votes

You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead or tattoo yourselves: I am the Lord.

Genesis 1:30 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.

Revelation 18:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“Alas, alas, for the great city that was clothed in fine linen, in purple and scarlet, adorned with gold, with jewels, and with pearls!

Revelation 17:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And he carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness, and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was full of blasphemous names, and it had seven heads and ten horns.

Revelation 6:1-17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Now I watched when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, “Come!” And I looked, and behold, a white horse! And its rider had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he came out conquering, and to conquer. When he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword. When he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, “Come!” And I looked, and behold, a black horse! And its rider had a pair of scales in his hand. ...

Revelation 1:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The hairs of his head were white, like white wool, like snow. His eyes were like a flame of fire,

Jeremiah 10:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Beaten silver is brought from Tarshish, and gold from Uphaz. They are the work of the craftsman and of the hands of the goldsmith; their clothing is violet and purple; they are all the work of skilled men.

Psalm 51:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

Psalm 23:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

2 Chronicles 3:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And he made the veil of blue and purple and crimson fabrics and fine linen, and he worked cherubim on it.

Numbers 19:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And the priest shall take cedarwood and hyssop and scarlet yarn, and throw them into the fire burning the heifer.

Numbers 19:2 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“This is the statute of the law that the Lord has commanded: Tell the people of Israel to bring you a red heifer without defect, in which there is no blemish, and on which a yoke has never come.

Numbers 15:38-40 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“Speak to the people of Israel, and tell them to make tassels on the corners of their garments throughout their generations, and to put a cord of blue on the tassel of each corner. And it shall be a tassel for you to look at and remember all the commandments of the Lord, to do them, not to follow after your own heart and your own eyes, which you are inclined to whore after. So you shall remember and do all my commandments, and be holy to your God.

Exodus 35:23 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And every one who possessed blue or purple or scarlet yarns or fine linen or goats' hair or tanned rams' skins or goatskins brought them.

Genesis 25:25 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The first came out red, all his body like a hairy cloak, so they called his name Esau.

Revelation 19:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.

Revelation 12:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems.

Revelation 6:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then they were each given a white robe and told to rest a little longer, until the number of their fellow servants and their brothers should be complete, who were to be killed as they themselves had been.

Revelation 4:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Around the throne were twenty-four thrones, and seated on the thrones were twenty-four elders, clothed in white garments, with golden crowns on their heads.

Revelation 2:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will give some of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, with a new name written on the stone that no one knows except the one who receives it.’

Acts 1:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Mark 9:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as no one on earth could bleach them.

Nahum 2:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The shield of his mighty men is red; his soldiers are clothed in scarlet. The chariots come with flashing metal on the day he musters them; the cypress spears are brandished.

Daniel 12:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Many shall purify themselves and make themselves white and be refined, but the wicked shall act wickedly. And none of the wicked shall understand, but those who are wise shall understand.

Daniel 7:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“As I looked, thrones were placed, and the Ancient of Days took his seat; his clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was fiery flames; its wheels were burning fire.

Daniel 5:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The king called loudly to bring in the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the astrologers. The king declared to the wise men of Babylon, “Whoever reads this writing, and shows me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold around his neck and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.”

Ezekiel 23:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Clothed in purple, governors and commanders, all of them desirable young men, horsemen riding on horses.

Ezekiel 10:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then I looked, and behold, on the expanse that was over the heads of the cherubim there appeared above them something like a sapphire, in appearance like a throne.

Jeremiah 17:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.”

Ecclesiastes 9:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let your garments be always white. Let not oil be lacking on your head.

Psalm 52:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God. I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever.

Leviticus 14:52 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Thus he shall cleanse the house with the blood of the bird and with the fresh water and with the live bird and with the cedarwood and hyssop and scarlet yarn.

Exodus 38:18 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And the screen for the gate of the court was embroidered with needlework in blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen. It was twenty cubits long and five cubits high in its breadth, corresponding to the hangings of the court.

Revelation 20:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. From his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them.

Revelation 15:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And out of the sanctuary came the seven angels with the seven plagues, clothed in pure, bright linen, with golden sashes around their chests.

Revelation 7:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I said to him, “Sir, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Revelation 4:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And he who sat there had the appearance of jasper and carnelian, and around the throne was a rainbow that had the appearance of an emerald.

Revelation 3:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life. I will confess his name before my Father and before his angels.

Revelation 1:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

His feet were like burnished bronze, refined in a furnace, and his voice was like the roar of many waters.

Acts 16:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

One who heard us was a woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple goods, who was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was said by Paul.

John 19:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe.

Luke 16:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“There was a rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.

Mark 15:17 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And they clothed him in a purple cloak, and twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on him.

Mark 6:39 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then he commanded them all to sit down in groups on the green grass.

Matthew 28:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow.

Ezekiel 27:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Of fine embroidered linen from Egypt was your sail, serving as your banner; blue and purple from the coasts of Elishah was your awning.

Ezekiel 17:24 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And all the trees of the field shall know that I am the Lord; I bring low the high tree, and make high the low tree, dry up the green tree, and make the dry tree flourish. I am the Lord; I have spoken, and I will do it.”

Jeremiah 8:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For the wound of the daughter of my people is my heart wounded; I mourn, and dismay has taken hold on me.

Isaiah 50:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I clothe the heavens with blackness and make sackcloth their covering.”

Isaiah 15:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The waters of Nimrim are a desolation; the grass is withered, the vegetation fails, the greenery is no more.

Isaiah 8:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And they will look to the earth, but behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish. And they will be thrust into thick darkness.

Job 30:30 ESV / 9 helpful votes

My skin turns black and falls from me, and my bones burn with heat.

Esther 1:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

There were white cotton curtains and violet hangings fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rods and marble pillars, and also couches of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl and precious stones.

2 Chronicles 5:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, their sons and kinsmen, arrayed in fine linen, with cymbals, harps, and lyres, stood east of the altar with 120 priests who were trumpeters;

2 Chronicles 2:14 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The son of a woman of the daughters of Dan, and his father was a man of Tyre. He is trained to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, and in purple, blue, and crimson fabrics and fine linen, and to do all sorts of engraving and execute any design that may be assigned him, with your craftsmen, the craftsmen of my lord, David your father.

Joshua 2:18 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Behold, when we come into the land, you shall tie this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down, and you shall gather into your house your father and mother, your brothers, and all your father's household.

Deuteronomy 12:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

You shall surely destroy all the places where the nations whom you shall dispossess served their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills and under every green tree.

Numbers 4:5-12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

When the camp is to set out, Aaron and his sons shall go in and take down the veil of the screen and cover the ark of the testimony with it. Then they shall put on it a covering of goatskin and spread on top of that a cloth all of blue, and shall put in its poles. And over the table of the bread of the Presence they shall spread a cloth of blue and put on it the plates, the dishes for incense, the bowls, and the flagons for the drink offering; the regular showbread also shall be on it. Then they shall spread over them a cloth of scarlet and cover the same with a covering of goatskin, and shall put in its poles. And they shall take a cloth of blue and cover the lampstand for the light, with its lamps, its tongs, its trays, and all the vessels for oil with which it is supplied. ...

Leviticus 14:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The priest shall command them to take for him who is to be cleansed two live clean birds and cedarwood and scarlet yarn and hyssop.

Exodus 39:29 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the sash of fine twined linen and of blue and purple and scarlet yarns, embroidered with needlework, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Exodus 36:37 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He also made a screen for the entrance of the tent, of blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, embroidered with needlework,

Exodus 36:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And he made for the tent a covering of tanned rams' skins and goatskins.

Exodus 28:31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“You shall make the robe of the ephod all of blue.

Revelation 3:4-5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Yet you have still a few names in Sardis, people who have not soiled their garments, and they will walk with me in white, for they are worthy. The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life. I will confess his name before my Father and before his angels.

Jude 1:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Wild waves of the sea, casting up the foam of their own shame; wandering stars, for whom the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved forever.

2 Peter 2:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until the judgment;

Luke 23:31 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For if they do these things when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?”

Matthew 22:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then the king said to the attendants, ‘Bind him hand and foot and cast him into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’

Daniel 5:29 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then Belshazzar gave the command, and Daniel was clothed with purple, a chain of gold was put around his neck, and a proclamation was made about him, that he should be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Exodus 39:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And the skillfully woven band on it was of one piece with it and made like it, of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen, as the Lord had commanded Moses.

Exodus 28:33 ESV / 7 helpful votes

On its hem you shall make pomegranates of blue and purple and scarlet yarns, around its hem, with bells of gold between them,

Revelation 14:14 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and seated on the cloud one like a son of man, with a golden crown on his head, and a sharp sickle in his hand.

Revelation 7:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?”

Revelation 1:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And in the midst of the lampstands one like a son of man, clothed with a long robe and with a golden sash around his chest.

Acts 1:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes,

Mark 15:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And when they had mocked him, they stripped him of the purple cloak and put his own clothes on him. And they led him out to crucify him.

Matthew 26:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

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