60 Bible Verses about Shoes

Exodus 3:5 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Then he said, “Do not come near; take your sandals off your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.”

Acts 7:33 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Then the Lord said to him, ‘Take off the sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.

Ezekiel 24:17 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Sigh, but not aloud; make no mourning for the dead. Bind on your turban, and put your shoes on your feet; do not cover your lips, nor eat the bread of men.”

Ephesians 6:15 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And, as shoes for your feet, having put on the readiness given by the gospel of peace.

Romans 10:15 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”

Ruth 4:7 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Now this was the custom in former times in Israel concerning redeeming and exchanging: to confirm a transaction, the one drew off his sandal and gave it to the other, and this was the manner of attesting in Israel.

Luke 3:16 ESV / 22 helpful votes

John answered them all, saying, “I baptize you with water, but he who is mightier than I is coming, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.

Joshua 5:15 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And the commander of the Lord's army said to Joshua, “Take off your sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy.” And Joshua did so.

1 Peter 2:21 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.

Luke 15:22 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But the father said to his servants, ‘Bring quickly the best robe, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet.

Matthew 3:11 ESV / 17 helpful votes

“I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Mark 1:7 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And he preached, saying, “After me comes he who is mightier than I, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie.

Amos 2:6 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord: “For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment, because they sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals—

Psalm 119:133 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me.

Amos 8:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

That we may buy the poor for silver and the needy for a pair of sandals and sell the chaff of the wheat?”

Isaiah 5:27 ESV / 11 helpful votes

None is weary, none stumbles, none slumbers or sleeps, not a waistband is loose, not a sandal strap broken;

Ezekiel 16:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

I clothed you also with embroidered cloth and shod you with fine leather. I wrapped you in fine linen and covered you with silk.

Ruth 4:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

So when the redeemer said to Boaz, “Buy it for yourself,” he drew off his sandal.

Deuteronomy 29:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I have led you forty years in the wilderness. Your clothes have not worn out on you, and your sandals have not worn off your feet.

Luke 10:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Carry no moneybag, no knapsack, no sandals, and greet no one on the road.

Genesis 14:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

That I would not take a thread or a sandal strap or anything that is yours, lest you should say, ‘I have made Abram rich.’

Joshua 9:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

These wineskins were new when we filled them, and behold, they have burst. And these garments and sandals of ours are worn out from the very long journey.”

Joshua 9:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

With worn-out, patched sandals on their feet, and worn-out clothes. And all their provisions were dry and crumbly.

Exodus 12:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

In this manner you shall eat it: with your belt fastened, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. And you shall eat it in haste. It is the Lord's Passover.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Matthew 10:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

No bag for your journey, nor two tunics nor sandals nor a staff, for the laborer deserves his food.

1 Kings 2:5 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Moreover, you also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, how he dealt with the two commanders of the armies of Israel, Abner the son of Ner, and Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed, avenging in time of peace for blood that had been shed in war, and putting the blood of war on the belt around his waist and on the sandals on his feet.

Deuteronomy 33:25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Your bars shall be iron and bronze, and as your days, so shall your strength be.

Deuteronomy 8:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Your clothing did not wear out on you and your foot did not swell these forty years.

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Ezekiel 24:23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Your turbans shall be on your heads and your shoes on your feet; you shall not mourn or weep, but you shall rot away in your iniquities and groan to one another.

Song of Solomon 7:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

How beautiful are your feet in sandals, O noble daughter! Your rounded thighs are like jewels, the work of a master hand.

Deuteronomy 25:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then his brother's wife shall go up to him in the presence of the elders and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face. And she shall answer and say, ‘So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother's house.’

Acts 13:25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And as John was finishing his course, he said, ‘What do you suppose that I am? I am not he. No, but behold, after me one is coming, the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy to untie.’

John 1:27 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Even he who comes after me, the strap of whose sandal I am not worthy to untie.”

Psalm 108:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Moab is my washbasin; upon Edom I cast my shoe; over Philistia I shout in triumph.”

Ruth 4:7-8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Now this was the custom in former times in Israel concerning redeeming and exchanging: to confirm a transaction, the one drew off his sandal and gave it to the other, and this was the manner of attesting in Israel. So when the redeemer said to Boaz, “Buy it for yourself,” he drew off his sandal.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Ephesians 6:1-24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ, ...

Acts 12:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the angel said to him, “Dress yourself and put on your sandals.” And he did so. And he said to him, “Wrap your cloak around you and follow me.”

Luke 22:35 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he said to them, “When I sent you out with no moneybag or knapsack or sandals, did you lack anything?” They said, “Nothing.”

Mark 6:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But to wear sandals and not put on two tunics.

Mark 1:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”

Jeremiah 2:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Keep your feet from going unshod and your throat from thirst. But you said, ‘It is hopeless, for I have loved foreigners, and after them I will go.’

Isaiah 47:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Take the millstones and grind flour, put off your veil, strip off your robe, uncover your legs, pass through the rivers.

Isaiah 20:2-3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

At that time the Lord spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, “Go, and loose the sackcloth from your waist and take off your sandals from your feet,” and he did so, walking naked and barefoot. Then the Lord said, “As my servant Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot for three years as a sign and a portent against Egypt and Cush,

Proverbs 4:23 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.

Psalm 60:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Moab is my washbasin; upon Edom I cast my shoe; over Philistia I shout in triumph.”

2 Samuel 15:30 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But David went up the ascent of the Mount of Olives, weeping as he went, barefoot and with his head covered. And all the people who were with him covered their heads, and they went up, weeping as they went.

Colossians 4:1-18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Masters, treat your slaves justly and fairly, knowing that you also have a Master in heaven. Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak. Walk in wisdom toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. ...

Colossians 3:1-25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. ...

Colossians 2:1-23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I say this in order that no one may delude you with plausible arguments. For though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ. ...

Colossians 1:1-29 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel, ...

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

John 14:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

John 3:16 ESV / 2 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.

Isaiah 52:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”

Isaiah 3:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In that day the Lord will take away the finery of the anklets, the headbands, and the crescents;

Deuteronomy 25:9-10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then his brother's wife shall go up to him in the presence of the elders and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face. And she shall answer and say, ‘So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother's house.’ And the name of his house shall be called in Israel, ‘The house of him who had his sandal pulled off.’

Deuteronomy 2:1-37 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Then we turned and journeyed into the wilderness in the direction of the Red Sea, as the Lord told me. And for many days we traveled around Mount Seir. Then the Lord said to me, ‘You have been traveling around this mountain country long enough. Turn northward and command the people, “You are about to pass through the territory of your brothers, the people of Esau, who live in Seir; and they will be afraid of you. So be very careful. Do not contend with them, for I will not give you any of their land, no, not so much as for the sole of the foot to tread on, because I have given Mount Seir to Esau as a possession. ...

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