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  • BLACK: A SYMBOL OF AFFLICTION AND CALAMITY
    Job 3:5 ; 10:20-22 ; 30:26 ; Psalm 107:10,11 ; 143:3 ; Isaiah 5:30 ; 8:22 ; 9:19 ; 24:11 ; 50:3 ; Joel 2:6,10 ; 3:14,15 ; Amos 5:8 ; Nahum 2:10 ; Zephaniah 1:14,15 ; Matthew 8:12 ; 22:13 ; 25:30 ; 2 Peter 2:4 ; Jude 1:13 ; Revelation 16:10

  • BLUE: SYMBOL OF DEITY
    Exodus 24:10 ; 25:3,4 ; 26:1 ; 28:28,37 ; 38:18 ; 39:1-5,21,24,29,31 ; Numbers 4:5-12 ; 15:38-40 ; 2 Chronicles 2:7,14 ; 3:14 ; Jeremiah 10:9 ; Ezekiel 1:26 ; 10:1
    • For additional reference, see passages below under CRIMSON
    • SYMBOL OF ROYALTY
      Esther 8:15 ; Ezekiel 23:6
    • See CRIMSON, blow

    • CRIMSON, RED, PURPLE, AND SCARLET, SYMBOLS OF VARIOUS IDEAS
    • Of iniquity
      Isaiah 1:18 ; Revelation 17:3,4 ; 18:12,16
    • Of royalty
      Judges 8:26 ; Daniel 5:7,16,29 ; Matthew 27:28
    • Prosperity
      2 Samuel 1:24 ; Proverbs 31:21 ; Lamentations 4:5
    • Conquest
      Nahum 2:3 ; Revelation 12:3
    • These colors figured largely in the symbolisms of the Tabernacle furnishing, and priestly vestments and functions, As types and shadows of the atonement
      Exodus 25:3-5 ; 26:1,14,31,36 ; 36:8,19,35,37 ; 27:16 ; 28:4-8,15,31,33 ; 35:5-7,23,25,35 ; 38:18,23 ; 39:2,3,5,29 ; Leviticus 14:4,6,49,51,52 ; Numbers 4:7,8,13 ; 19:2,5,6 ; Isaiah 63:1-3 ; Hebrews 9:19-23

  • WHITE: SYMBOL OF HOLINESS
    • The high priest's holy garments were made of white linen
      Leviticus 16:4,32
    • Choir singers were arrayed in white
      2 Chronicles 5:12

  • SCRIPTURES EMPLOYING THE SYMBOL
    Psalm 51:7 ; Ecclesiastes 9:8 ; Isaiah 1:18 ; Daniel 7:9 ; 11:35 ; 12:10 ; Matthew 17:1,2 ; 28:2,3 ; Mark 9:3 ; Revelation 1:13,14 ; 2:17 ; 3:4,5,18 ; 4:4 ; 6:2,11 ; 7:9,13,14 ; 15:6 ; 19:8,11,14 ; 20:11

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Colors'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ntb/c/colors.html. 1896.

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