Colorful Scriptures
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“Colorful Scriptures,” Friend, Mar. 2005, 26

Colorful Scriptures

Each of the scriptures below is missing a “colorful” adjective. Look up the scripture references and find the missing word. Then draw a line from the scripture to the missing color. See answers below.

  1. Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be __________ like crimson, they shall be as wool ( Isa. 1:18).

  2. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in __________ pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul (Ps. 23:1–3).

  3. He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in __________ raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels (Rev. 3:5).

  4. Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair __________ or white (3 Ne. 12:36).

  5. Moreover thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of fine twined linen, and __________, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubims of cunning work shalt thou make them. (Ex. 26:1).

  6. Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. … She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy. … She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and __________ (Prov. 31:10, 20, 22).


  • 1) red, 2) green, 3) white, 4) black, 5) blue, 6) purple.

Illustrated by David Deitrick