100 Bible Verses about The Color Red

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 71 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.

1 John 1:7 ESV / 32 helpful votes

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

Esther 8:15 ESV / 18 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.

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.

Revelation 18:16 ESV / 16 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 17:4 ESV / 16 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 6:5 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 27:28 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Zechariah 6:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The first chariot had red horses, the second black horses,

Nahum 2:3 ESV / 15 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.

Job 30:30 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

Revelation 12:3 ESV / 13 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 1:14 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Luke 16:19 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Matthew 17:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Zechariah 6:6 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The chariot with the black horses goes toward the north country, the white ones go after them, and the dappled ones go toward the south country.”

Daniel 7:9 ESV / 13 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.

Lamentations 5:10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Our skin is hot as an oven with the burning heat of famine.

Jeremiah 14:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Judah mourns, and her gates languish; her people lament on the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem goes up.

Jeremiah 8:21 ESV / 13 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 63:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Why is your apparel red, and your garments like his who treads in the winepress?

Psalm 52:8 ESV / 13 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.

Genesis 25:25 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

Revelation 18:12 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Cargo of gold, silver, jewels, pearls, fine linen, purple cloth, silk, scarlet cloth, all kinds of scented wood, all kinds of articles of ivory, all kinds of articles of costly wood, bronze, iron and marble,

John 3:16-17 ESV / 12 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. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Daniel 5:29 ESV / 12 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 27:16 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For the gate of the court there shall be a screen twenty cubits long, of blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, embroidered with needlework. It shall have four pillars and with them four bases.

Revelation 19:8 ESV / 11 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 17:3 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 7:9 ESV / 11 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,

Jude 1:13 ESV / 11 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.

Hebrews 9:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For when every commandment of the law had been declared by Moses to all the people, he took the blood of calves and goats, with water and scarlet wool and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book itself and all the people,

Zechariah 6:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The third white horses, and the fourth chariot dappled horses—all of them strong.

Micah 3:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Therefore it shall be night to you, without vision, and darkness to you, without divination. The sun shall go down on the prophets, and the day shall be black over them;

Daniel 12:10 ESV / 11 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 11:35 ESV / 11 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.

Ezekiel 1:26 ESV / 11 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.

Lamentations 4:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Now their face is blacker than soot; they are not recognized in the streets; their skin has shriveled on their bones; it has become as dry as wood.

Proverbs 31:21 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Job 3:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let gloom and deep darkness claim it. Let clouds dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.

2 Kings 3:22 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And when they rose early in the morning and the sun shone on the water, the Moabites saw the water opposite them as red as blood.

Judges 5:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“Tell of it, you who ride on white donkeys, you who sit on rich carpets and you who walk by the way.

Exodus 24:10 ESV / 11 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.

Revelation 19:11 ESV / 9 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 14:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He also will drink the wine of God's wrath, poured full strength into the cup of his anger, and he will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.

Revelation 6:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

When he opened the sixth seal, I looked, and behold, there was a great earthquake, and the sun became black as sackcloth, the full moon became like blood,

Revelation 6:11 ESV / 9 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 6:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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.

Revelation 3:4-5 ESV / 9 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.

Revelation 2:17 ESV / 9 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 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.

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 9:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Matthew 28:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Daniel 5:7 ESV / 9 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 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.

Jeremiah 17:8 ESV / 9 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.”

Jeremiah 11:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The Lord once called you ‘a green olive tree, beautiful with good fruit.’ But with the roar of a great tempest he will set fire to it, and its branches will be consumed.

Jeremiah 10:9 ESV / 9 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.

Ecclesiastes 9:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 31:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

She makes bed coverings for herself; her clothing is fine linen and purple.

Proverbs 23:31 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly.

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.

Numbers 19:2 ESV / 9 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.

Exodus 28:15 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“You shall make a breastpiece of judgment, in skilled work. In the style of the ephod you shall make it—of gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen shall you make it.

1 John 1:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Mark 15:20 ESV / 8 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.

Daniel 5:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But I have heard that you can give interpretations and solve problems. Now if you can read the writing and make known to me its interpretation, you shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold around your neck and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.”

Jeremiah 25:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Thus the Lord, the God of Israel, said to me: “Take from my hand this cup of the wine of wrath, and make all the nations to whom I send you drink it.

Revelation 20:11 ESV / 7 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 19:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Revelation 7:13-14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?” 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 6:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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.

Revelation 4:4 ESV / 7 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 3:18 ESV / 7 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.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 7 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, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

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;

Hebrews 9:22 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins.

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.

Romans 3:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

As it is written: “None is righteous, no, not one;

Acts 1:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

John 20:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet.

John 19:2 ESV / 7 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 23:31 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Mark 16:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed.

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.’

Matthew 16:2-3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

He answered them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.’ And in the morning, ‘It will be stormy today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times.

Matthew 5:36 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And do not take an oath by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black.

Hosea 14:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

O Ephraim, what have I to do with idols? It is I who answer and look after you. I am like an evergreen cypress; from me comes your fruit.

Ezekiel 23:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But she carried her whoring further. She saw men portrayed on the wall, the images of the Chaldeans portrayed in vermilion,

Ezekiel 17:24 ESV / 7 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.”

Ezekiel 10:1 ESV / 7 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 4:30 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And you, O desolate one, what do you mean that you dress in scarlet, that you adorn yourself with ornaments of gold, that you enlarge your eyes with paint? In vain you beautify yourself. Your lovers despise you; they seek your life.

Isaiah 50:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 15:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Song of Solomon 5:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

My beloved is radiant and ruddy, distinguished among ten thousand.

Exodus 26:1 ESV / 7 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.

John 3:16 ESV / 6 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.

Proverbs 7:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

In the twilight, in the evening, at the time of night and darkness.

Psalm 68:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Though you men lie among the sheepfolds— the wings of a dove covered with silver, its pinions with shimmering gold.

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