Moth, The

  • Destructive to garments.

    Matthew 6:19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:

    James 5:2 Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.

  • Destroyed by the slightest touch.

    Job 4:19 How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?

    • moth (KJV Dictionary)

    • Of God in the execution of His judgments.

      Hosea 5:12 Therefore will I be unto Ephraim as a moth, and to the house of Judah as rottenness.

    • (Eating a garment,) of God's judgments.

      Isaiah 50:9 Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? lo, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.

      Isaiah 51:8 For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.

    • (Garments eaten by,) of those who have suffered severe judgments.

      Job 13:28 And he, as a rotten thing, consumeth, as a garment that is moth eaten.

    • See MOTH in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

    • (Making its house in garments,) of man's folly in providing earthly things.

      Job 27:18 He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth that the keeper maketh.

Bible concordance for MOTH

See Moth in McClintock and Strong.

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