100 Bible Verses about The Color Purple

Proverbs 31:22 ESV / 105 helpful votes

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

Luke 16:19 ESV / 84 helpful votes

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

Revelation 17:4 ESV / 83 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.

Mark 15:20 ESV / 83 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.

Mark 15:17 ESV / 82 helpful votes

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

Judges 8:26 ESV / 65 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.

Acts 16:14 ESV / 48 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 / 48 helpful votes

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

Numbers 4:13 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 2:9 ESV / 43 helpful votes

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Esther 8:15 ESV / 29 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.

1 Timothy 6:15 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Which he will display at the proper time—he who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords,

Revelation 18:16 ESV / 26 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 19:16 ESV / 25 helpful votes

On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.

Revelation 18:12 ESV / 23 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 19:5 ESV / 23 helpful votes

So Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, “Behold the man!”

Psalm 1:1-6 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away. Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous; ...

Ezekiel 27:7 ESV / 20 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.

Isaiah 1:18 ESV / 20 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.

Exodus 25:4 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 27:16 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Syria did business with you because of your abundant goods; they exchanged for your wares emeralds, purple, embroidered work, fine linen, coral, and ruby.

Song of Solomon 7:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Your head crowns you like Carmel, and your flowing locks are like purple; a king is held captive in the tresses.

Song of Solomon 3:10 ESV / 17 helpful votes

He made its posts of silver, its back of gold, its seat of purple; its interior was inlaid with love by the daughters of Jerusalem.

Revelation 19:11-16 ESV / 16 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. His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself. He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God. And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses. From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty. ...

Revelation 19:8 ESV / 16 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.

Psalm 52:8 ESV / 15 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.

Daniel 5:29 ESV / 14 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.

Ezekiel 23:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Exodus 27:16 ESV / 14 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.

Exodus 26:1 ESV / 14 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.

Revelation 6:2 ESV / 13 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 3:18 ESV / 13 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.

Daniel 5:16 ESV / 13 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.”

Daniel 5:7 ESV / 13 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 1:26 ESV / 13 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.

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.

Exodus 24:10 ESV / 13 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.

2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV / 12 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.

Luke 16:1-31 ESV / 12 helpful votes

He also said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions. And he called him and said to him, ‘What is this that I hear about you? Turn in the account of your management, for you can no longer be manager.’ And the manager said to himself, ‘What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig, and I am ashamed to beg. I have decided what to do, so that when I am removed from management, people may receive me into their houses.’ So, summoning his master's debtors one by one, he said to the first, ‘How much do you owe my master?’ ...

Exodus 26:36 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“You shall make a screen for the entrance of the tent, of blue and purple and scarlet yarns and fine twined linen, embroidered with needlework.

Revelation 19:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Revelation 8:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The first angel blew his trumpet, and there followed hail and fire, mixed with blood, and these were thrown upon the earth. And a third of the earth was burned up, and a third of the trees were burned up, and all green grass was burned up.

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,

Revelation 6:12 ESV / 11 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 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,

Revelation 1:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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 2:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment until the day of judgment,

Matthew 27:28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Nahum 2:3 ESV / 11 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.

Hosea 14:8 ESV / 11 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.

Lamentations 5:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 17:8 ESV / 11 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 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.

Proverbs 31:21 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 23:31 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 20:30 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Blows that wound cleanse away evil; strokes make clean the innermost parts.

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.

Job 30:30 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

Esther 1:6 ESV / 11 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 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.

2 Chronicles 2:7 ESV / 11 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 28:5 ESV / 11 helpful votes

They shall receive gold, blue and purple and scarlet yarns, and fine twined linen.

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 6:5 ESV / 10 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.

John 20:12 ESV / 10 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.

Matthew 28:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Matthew 17:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Ezekiel 23:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 11:16 ESV / 10 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.

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.

Zechariah 6:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Zechariah 6:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 12:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.

Psalm 103:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him;

Revelation 20:11 ESV / 8 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 19:11 ESV / 8 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 17:14 ESV / 8 helpful votes

They will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful.”

Revelation 17:3 ESV / 8 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 14:14 ESV / 8 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 12:3 ESV / 8 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 9:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads.

Revelation 7:13-14 ESV / 8 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 3:4-5 ESV / 8 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 / 8 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.’

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 8 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 ...

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.

1 Peter 1:7 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So that the tested genuineness of your faith—more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire—may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 9:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 9:19 ESV / 8 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,

2 Corinthians 4:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:29-30 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Romans 3:23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

Acts 1:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Luke 23:31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Luke 9:29 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And as he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became dazzling white.

Mark 16:5 ESV / 8 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.

Mark 9:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Matthew 26:28 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Matthew 23:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are like whitewashed tombs, which outwardly appear beautiful, but within are full of dead people's bones and all uncleanness.

Matthew 16:2-3 ESV / 8 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.

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