77 Bible Verses about Shoes

Exodus 3:5 ESV / 71 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.”

Ephesians 6:15 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Acts 7:33 ESV / 49 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.

Romans 10:15 ESV / 44 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 / 42 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.

Joshua 5:15 ESV / 42 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.

Luke 3:16 ESV / 39 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.

Ezekiel 24:17 ESV / 39 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.”

Luke 15:22 ESV / 32 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.

Mark 1:7 ESV / 27 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.

1 Peter 2:21 ESV / 26 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.

Matthew 3:11 ESV / 23 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.

Amos 8:6 ESV / 20 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?”

Ezekiel 16:10 ESV / 20 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.

Amos 2:6 ESV / 19 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—

Isaiah 5:27 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Joshua 9:13 ESV / 18 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.”

Deuteronomy 29:5 ESV / 18 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.

Psalm 119:133 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Ruth 4:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Luke 10:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Joshua 9:5 ESV / 14 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 / 14 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.

Genesis 14:23 ESV / 13 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.’

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Matthew 10:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Song of Solomon 7:1 ESV / 12 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 33:25 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Acts 13:25 ESV / 11 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.’

Acts 12:8 ESV / 11 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.”

Psalm 60:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 24:23 ESV / 10 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.

Isaiah 52:7 ESV / 10 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.”

Deuteronomy 8:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Luke 22:35 ESV / 9 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.”

Jeremiah 2:25 ESV / 9 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.’

1 Kings 2:5 ESV / 9 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.

Ruth 4:7-8 ESV / 9 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.

John 14:27 ESV / 8 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 1:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 47:2 ESV / 8 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 / 8 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,

Psalm 108:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

2 Samuel 15:30 ESV / 8 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.

Mark 6:9 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But to wear sandals and not put on two tunics.

Ephesians 6:1-24 ESV / 6 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, ...

Mark 1:17 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 5 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.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

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.’

Deuteronomy 25:9-10 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.’ And the name of his house shall be called in Israel, ‘The house of him who had his sandal pulled off.’

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 4 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.

Ephesians 5:1-2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

1 Corinthians 12:25-26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

That there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another. If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.

Romans 5:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Amos 6:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who feel secure on the mountain of Samaria, the notable men of the first of the nations, to whom the house of Israel comes!

Isaiah 3:18 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 2:1-37 ESV / 4 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. ...

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

Philippians 2:2-4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

Romans 12:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

Romans 10:14-15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? 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!”

Acts 10:36 ESV / 3 helpful votes

As for the word that he sent to Israel, preaching good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all),

Acts 6:1-15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables. Therefore, brothers, pick out from among you seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty. But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.” And what they said pleased the whole gathering, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch. ...

John 16:33 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

John 15:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Luke 6:31 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Matthew 7:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

Habakkuk 3:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer's; he makes me tread on my high places. To the choirmaster: with stringed instruments.

Psalm 119:127 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Therefore I love your commandments above gold, above fine gold.

Psalm 103:13-14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 3 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. ...

John 3:16-17 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. 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.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

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