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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5158 head-covering
5158 head-covering

5158 head-covering

A form of clothing worn on the head, often as a sign of status or rank.

Priestly head-coverings

Ex 29:6 See also Ex 28:4 pp Lev 8:9; Lev 16:4; Zec 3:5

Royal head-coverings

Eze 21:25-26 See also 2Sa 1:10; 2Ki 11:12 pp 2Ch 23:11; Est 1:10-11; Est 2:17; Ps 21:1-3; SS 3:11; Rev 14:14

Military head-coverings

1Sa 17:5 See also 2Ch 26:14; Eze 23:15,24; Eze 27:10; Eze 38:5

Head-coverings in mourning

2Sa 15:30 See also Est 6:12; Eze 24:17

Head-coverings in worship

1Co 11:4-7 NIV footnote gives an alternative translation for these verses, taking hair as the head-covering.

Metaphorical use of head-coverings

Job 29:14 See also Eph 6:17

See also

1670symbols
5144cloak
5145clothing
5157head
5177robes
5195veil
5209armour
5259coat
5280crown
5419mourning

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