5146 covering

5146 covering

That which literally or metaphorically hides from the human or divine eye what should not be seen.

Covering for the human body

Ge 3:7; Eze 16:8 See also Ge 9:23; Ex 22:26-27; Ex 28:42; Isa 47:3; Isa 57:8; Eze 16:10; Hos 2:9; Jnh 3:6; Rev 3:18

Covering as a sign of submission or humility

Isa 6:2 See also Ge 24:65; 1Co 11:5-15 Some suggest that this passage refers either to a woman’s modesty or to her dignity considering her new Christian status of equality with man.

The covering of human sin through atonement

Ps 32:1-2 See also Ge 20:16; Lev 4:20 The word translated “atonement” literally means “covering”; Ne 4:5; Job 14:17; Ps 32:5; Ps 85:2; Pr 17:9; Ro 4:7-8; Jas 5:20; 1Pe 4:8

Natural phenomena as God’s covering

Ps 18:11 See also Ex 19:18; Nu 9:15-16; Ps 105:39

See also

5145clothing
5158head-covering
5169nakedness
5195veil
5258cloth
5812concealment
6614atonement

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