spreadjesus.org

    DRESS

    Category: Biblical Definitions | Date 1-12-2013, 12:41 | Views: 1 021

    DRESS-Meaning Of DRESS,Biblical Definition Of DRESS,Christian Meanings,Definition Of DRESS

     

    DRESS

    -Meaning Of DRESS,

    Biblical Definition Of DRESS

    -Christian Meanings

     

    DRESS

     

    Styles of clothing varied among the different classes of people in Israel, and were often a means of showing a person’s status (Gen 37:3; Josh 9:5; 2 Sam 13:18; Isa 3:18-23; Luke 16:19). Ceremonial clothing worn by people in high positions was often richly embroidered, sometimes with gold thread woven into the cloth (Exod 28:4,6,8,15; 39:3; Ps 45:13). There were special garments for special occasions such as weddings and feasts (Isa 61:10; Matt 22:11; Luke 15:22; Rev 19:8). Practices that showed immoral tendencies, such as dressing in clothes of the opposite sex (transvestism), were forbidden (Deut 22:5).

     

    From earliest times people used cosmetics and perfumes. Some of these developed from what were originally ointments. Most cosmetics were prepared from spices and vegetable oils, though some facial cosmetics were made from minerals (2 Kings 9:30; Jer 4:30; Ezek 23:40).

     

    To express distress or mourning, people often tore their clothes, dressed in sackcloth, or put on cosmetics that made them look extra miserable (Gen 37:34; 2 Sam 3:31; 1 Kings 21:27; Job 1:20; Isa 58:3,5; Matt 5:16-18; 26:65; Acts 14:14). People taken captive were often humiliated by being made to walk barefoot or naked (Isa 20:4).

     

    The Bible condemns the practice of making distinctions in the church through favouring those who are well dressed above those who are poorly dressed (James 2:2-5). It discourages God’s people from dressing extravagantly, and emphasizes that good conduct is more desirable than lavish dress (Jer 4:30; Luke 20:46-47; 1 Tim 2:8-10; 1 Peter 3:3-5; cf. Col 3:9-10).

     

    DRESS-Meaning Of DRESS,Biblical Definition Of DRESS,Christian Meanings,Definition Of DRESS

    Subscribe to SpreadJesus.org by Email

    Subscribe to SpreadJesus.org by Email

    Thanks for visiting:DRESS

    EDUCATION

      EDUCATION -Meaning Of EDUCATION, Biblical Definition Of EDUCATION -Christian Meanings...

    DIVORCE

      DIVORCE -Meaning Of DIVORCE, Biblical Definition Of DIVORCE -Christian Meanings...

    DISCIPLE

      DISCIPLE Meaning Of DISCIPLE, Biblical Definition Of DISCIPLE -Christian Meanings...

    Biblical Definitions ANIMALS

    Biblical Definitions ANIMALS   Since the Israelites were mainly an agricultural people, animals played a large part in their lives. Israelites raised cattle, sheep and goats extensively throughout their land, and these...

    Biblical Definition Of ANOINTING

    Biblical Definition Of ANOINTING   In Old Testament times, a common practice was to appoint priests, kings, and sometimes prophets to their positions by the ceremony of anointing. Holy oil was poured over the head of the...

spreadjesus.orgon

Subscribe to SpreadJesus.org by Email
The Divine Mercy Prayers of the Chaplet of The Divine Mercy
Mary-Hail mary full of grace-spreadjesus.org

About spreadjesus.org

I am giving content taken from various resources like books.. , all images are designed (modified) by me. I am giving content Education purpose only..Placing ads for web site maintenance and other promotional purpose only..

www.spreadjesus.org