34 Bible Verses about Salt

Matthew 5:13 ESV / 97 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.

Colossians 4:6 ESV / 82 helpful votes

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.

Matthew 5:13-16 ESV / 71 helpful votes

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet. “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.

Mark 9:50 ESV / 70 helpful votes

Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”

Luke 14:34-35 ESV / 42 helpful votes

“Salt is good, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is of no use either for the soil or for the manure pile. It is thrown away. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.”

Mark 9:49 ESV / 42 helpful votes

For everyone will be salted with fire.

Numbers 18:19 ESV / 42 helpful votes

All the holy contributions that the people of Israel present to the Lord I give to you, and to your sons and daughters with you, as a perpetual due. It is a covenant of salt forever before the Lord for you and for your offspring with you.”

Leviticus 2:13 ESV / 35 helpful votes

You shall season all your grain offerings with salt. You shall not let the salt of the covenant with your God be missing from your grain offering; with all your offerings you shall offer salt.

Luke 14:34 ESV / 32 helpful votes

“Salt is good, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored?

Genesis 19:26 ESV / 32 helpful votes

But Lot's wife, behind him, looked back, and she became a pillar of salt.

Mark 9:49-50 ESV / 30 helpful votes

For everyone will be salted with fire. Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”

2 Kings 2:20-22 ESV / 30 helpful votes

He said, “Bring me a new bowl, and put salt in it.” So they brought it to him. Then he went to the spring of water and threw salt in it and said, “Thus says the Lord, I have healed this water; from now on neither death nor miscarriage shall come from it.” So the water has been healed to this day, according to the word that Elisha spoke.

2 Kings 2:21 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Then he went to the spring of water and threw salt in it and said, “Thus says the Lord, I have healed this water; from now on neither death nor miscarriage shall come from it.”

2 Chronicles 13:5 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Ought you not to know that the Lord God of Israel gave the kingship over Israel forever to David and his sons by a covenant of salt?

Ezekiel 43:24 ESV / 25 helpful votes

You shall present them before the Lord, and the priests shall sprinkle salt on them and offer them up as a burnt offering to the Lord.

Job 6:6 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Can that which is tasteless be eaten without salt, or is there any taste in the juice of the mallow?

2 Kings 14:7 ESV / 23 helpful votes

He struck down ten thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt and took Sela by storm, and called it Joktheel, which is its name to this day.

2 Kings 2:20 ESV / 21 helpful votes

He said, “Bring me a new bowl, and put salt in it.” So they brought it to him.

Ezra 6:9 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And whatever is needed—bulls, rams, or sheep for burnt offerings to the God of heaven, wheat, salt, wine, or oil, as the priests at Jerusalem require—let that be given to them day by day without fail,

Numbers 34:12 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And the border shall go down to the Jordan, and its limit shall be at the Salt Sea. This shall be your land as defined by its borders all around.”

Zephaniah 2:9 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Therefore, as I live,” declares the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, “Moab shall become like Sodom, and the Ammonites like Gomorrah, a land possessed by nettles and salt pits, and a waste forever. The remnant of my people shall plunder them, and the survivors of my nation shall possess them.”

Joshua 15:62 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Nibshan, the City of Salt, and Engedi: six cities with their villages.

Joshua 3:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The waters coming down from above stood and rose up in a heap very far away, at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan, and those flowing down toward the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, were completely cut off. And the people passed over opposite Jericho.

Genesis 14:3 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And all these joined forces in the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea).

Ezekiel 16:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And as for your birth, on the day you were born your cord was not cut, nor were you washed with water to cleanse you, nor rubbed with salt, nor wrapped in swaddling cloths.

2 Samuel 8:13 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And David made a name for himself when he returned from striking down 18,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

James 3:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Does a spring pour forth from the same opening both fresh and salt water?

Ezra 4:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Now because we eat the salt of the palace and it is not fitting for us to witness the king's dishonor, therefore we send and inform the king,

Joshua 15:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And their south boundary ran from the end of the Salt Sea, from the bay that faces southward.

Joshua 12:3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And the Arabah to the Sea of Chinneroth eastward, and in the direction of Beth-jeshimoth, to the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt Sea, southward to the foot of the slopes of Pisgah;

Luke 5:26 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And amazement seized them all, and they glorified God and were filled with awe, saying, “We have seen extraordinary things today.”

Numbers 23:20 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Behold, I received a command to bless: he has blessed, and I cannot revoke it.

Mark 9:1-50 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power.” And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as no one on earth could bleach them. And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good that we are here. Let us make three tents, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah.”

Judges 5:1-31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day: “That the leaders took the lead in Israel, that the people offered themselves willingly, bless the Lord! “Hear, O kings; give ear, O princes; to the Lord I will sing; I will make melody to the Lord, the God of Israel. “Lord, when you went out from Seir, when you marched from the region of Edom, the earth trembled and the heavens dropped, yes, the clouds dropped water. The mountains quaked before the Lord, even Sinai before the Lord, the God of Israel.

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