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As white as snow (Isaiah 1:18)

Picture description: Cleansed from unrighteousness
Picture copyright: V. Gilbert and Arlisle F. Beers

bible verse

“Come now, let us reason together,” says the Lord. “Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.” (Isaiah 1:18)
“Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.” (Psalm 51:7)

meaning

If something or someone is as white as snow, they are perfect or completely uncorrupted and honest.

origin and application

White is synonymous with purity. In the Bible, white is a colour that symbolizes departure from sin. Once men reconcile their relationship with God, their sins are forgiven, and they become white as snow.

Keywords

purity    righteous    snow    white   

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