5.11.2009

Knitting, spinning or fiber references in holy books…

From BibleGateway

Psalm 147:16
He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes.
Psalm 147:15-17 (in Context) Psalm 147 (Whole Chapter)

Proverbs 31:19
In her hand she holds the distaff and grasps the spindle with her fingers.
Proverbs 31:18-20 (in Context) Proverbs 31 (whole chapter)

Exodus 26:1
[ The Tabernacle ] "Make the tabernacle with ten curtains of finely twisted linen and blue, purple and scarlet yarn, with cherubim worked into them by a skilled craftsman.
Exodus 26:1-3 (in Context) Exodus 26

Judges 6:37
look, I will place a wool fleece on the threshing floor. If there is dew only on the fleece and all the ground is dry, then I will know that you will save Israel by my hand, as you said."
Judges 6:36-38 (in Context) Judges 6 (Whole Chapter)

I would be interested in fiber related text from other Holy Books, if you know any, please feel free to share them!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quran

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramayan

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torah

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diamond_sutra

May your knitting needles fly as fast as Dragonflies..

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1 comment:

  1. I particularly like Proverbs 31:13 "she seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands."

    I have come across other more obscure references but can't find any right now. I'm going to make a note of them in the future!

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