|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) That which engirdles a person or thing; a band or girdle; as, a lady's belt; a sword belt.
2. (n.) That which restrains or confines as a girdle.
3. (n.) Anything that resembles a belt, or that encircles or crosses like a belt; a strip or stripe; as, a belt of trees; a belt of sand.
4. (n.) Same as Band, n., 2. A very broad band is more properly termed a belt.
5. (n.) One of certain girdles or zones on the surface of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, supposed to be of the nature of clouds.
6. (n.) A narrow passage or strait; as, the Great Belt and the Lesser Belt, leading to the Baltic Sea.
7. (n.) A token or badge of knightly rank.
8. (n.) A band of leather, or other flexible substance, passing around two wheels, and communicating motion from one to the other.
9. (n.) A band or stripe, as of color, round any organ; or any circular ridge or series of ridges.
10. (v. t.) To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround.
11. (v. t.) To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
See ARMOR; DRESS.
Belt (32 Occurrences)
Matthew 3:4 Now John himself wore clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey. (WEB NAS NIV)
Mark 1:6 John was clothed with camel's hair and a leather belt around his waist. He ate locusts and wild honey. (WEB NAS NIV)
Mark 6:8 and he commanded them that they should take nothing for the way, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in their belt; (DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 10:4 Carry no purse, nor wallet, nor sandals. Greet no one on the way. (See NAS)
Luke 22:35 He said to them, "When I sent you out without purse, and wallet, and shoes, did you lack anything?" They said, "Nothing." (See NAS)
Luke 22:36 Then he said to them, "But now, whoever has a purse, let him take it, and likewise a wallet. Whoever has none, let him sell his cloak, and buy a sword. (See NAS)
Acts 21:11 Coming to us, and taking Paul's belt, he bound his own feet and hands, and said, "Thus says the Holy Spirit:'So will the Jews at Jerusalem bind the man who owns this belt, and will deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.'" (WEB NAS NIV)
Ephesians 6:14 Stand therefore, having the utility belt of truth buckled around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, (WEB NIV)
Exodus 12:11 This is how you shall eat it: with your waist girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste: it is Yahweh's Passover. (See NIV)
1 Samuel 18:4 Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was on him, and gave it to David, and his clothing, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his sash. (See NAS NIV)
2 Samuel 18:11 Joab said to the man who told him, "Behold, you saw it, and why didn't you strike him there to the ground? I would have given you ten pieces of silver, and a sash." (See NAS NIV)
2 Samuel 20:8 When they were at the great stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa came to meet them. Joab was girded with his apparel of war that he had put on, and thereon was a sash with a sword fastened on his waist in its sheath; and as he went forth it fell out. (See NAS NIV)
1 Kings 2:5 "Moreover you know also what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, even what he did to the two captains of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner, and to Amasa the son of Jether, whom he killed, and shed the blood of war in peace, and put the blood of war on his sash that was about his waist, and in his shoes that were on his feet. (See NAS NIV)
1 Kings 18:46 The hand of Yahweh was on Elijah; and he tucked his cloak into his belt and ran before Ahab to the entrance of Jezreel. (WEB NIV)
2 Kings 1:8 They answered him, "He was a hairy man, and wearing a leather belt around his waist." He said, "It is Elijah the Tishbite." (WEB NIV)
2 Kings 4:29 Then he said to Gehazi, "Tuck your cloak into your belt, take my staff in your hand, and go your way. If you meet any man, don't greet him; and if anyone greets you, don't answer him again. Then lay my staff on the face of the child." (WEB NIV)
2 Kings 9:1 Elisha the prophet called one of the sons of the prophets, and said to him, "Gird up your waist, and take this vial of oil in your hand, and go to Ramoth Gilead. (See NIV)
Job 12:18 He loosens the bond of kings. He binds their waist with a belt. (WEB)
Job 12:21 He pours contempt on princes, and loosens the belt of the strong. (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV)
Psalms 109:19 Let it be to him as the clothing with which he covers himself, for the belt that is always around him. (WEB NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 3:24 It shall happen that instead of sweet spices, there shall be rottenness; instead of a belt, a rope; instead of well set hair, baldness; instead of a robe, a girding of sackcloth; and branding instead of beauty. (WEB NAS)
Isaiah 5:27 None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the belt of their waist be untied, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken: (WEB NAS NIV)
Isaiah 11:5 Righteousness will be the belt of his waist, and faithfulness the belt of his waist. (WEB NAS NIV)
Isaiah 22:21 and I will clothe him with your robe, and strengthen him with your belt. I will commit your government into his hand; and he will be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Judah. (WEB)
Jeremiah 13:1 Thus says Yahweh to me, Go, and buy yourself a linen belt, and put it on your waist, and don't put it in water. (WEB NIV)
Jeremiah 13:2 So I bought a belt according to the word of Yahweh, and put it on my waist. (WEB NIV)
Jeremiah 13:4 Take the belt that you have bought, which is on your waist, and arise, go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a cleft of the rock. (WEB NIV)
Jeremiah 13:6 It happened after many days, that Yahweh said to me, Arise, go to the Euphrates, and take the belt from there, which I commanded you to hide there. (WEB NIV)
Jeremiah 13:7 Then I went to the Euphrates, and dug, and took the belt from the place where I had hid it; and behold, the belt was marred, it was profitable for nothing. (WEB NIV)
Jeremiah 13:10 This evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who walk in the stubbornness of their heart, and are gone after other gods to serve them, and to worship them, shall even be as this belt, which is profitable for nothing. (WEB NIV)
Jeremiah 13:11 For as the belt cleaves to the waist of a man, so have I caused to cleave to me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, says Yahweh; that they may be to me for a people, and for a name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but they would not hear. (WEB NIV)
Daniel 10:5 I lifted up my eyes, and looked, and behold, a man clothed in linen, whose thighs were girded with pure gold of Uphaz: (See NAS NIV)