-Symbolical uses of

-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; Na 2:10; Zep 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;

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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

-CRIMSON, RED, PURPLE, AND SCARLET, SYMBOLS OF VARIOUS IDEAS .Of iniquity Isaiah

1:18; Revelation 17:3, 4; 18:12, 16 .Of royalty Daniel 5:7, Judges 8:26; 16, 29; Matthew 27:28 .Prosperity

2 Samuel 1:24; Proverbs 31:21; Lamentations 4:5 .Conquest Na 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 26:1, 14, Exodus 25:3-5; 36:8, 19, 31, 36; 35, 37; 27:16; 28:4-8, 15,35:5-7,23,

31, 33; 25, 35; 39:2, 3, 38:18, 23; 5, 29; Leviticus 14:4, 6, 49, Numbers 4:7, 51, 52; 19:2, 8, 13; 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; 3:4, 2:17; 5, 18; 4:4; 6:2, 11; 7:9,

13, 14; 19:8, 15:6; 11, 14; 20:11

COLOSSE (COLOSSAE)

-A city of Phrygia Colossians 1 :2, 7, 8