"When God appeared unto Noah after the flood, and placed a rainbow in the sky, He
did much more than show him a phenomenon.
In the seven colors, beginning with red and ending with purple, God was displaying a natural
the complete redemption of man".
This is a compilation of many interpretations of biblical colors meaning that I
have collected over the last several years.
I hope that you find it biblical and authentic.
From Genesis to Revelations the Word of God is full of symbolic (biblical)
colors to express how we feel towards God in dramatic worship (with banners)
can be very therapeutic and beneficial to us and a blessing to God's
when we enjoy worshipping the Lord He enjoys receiving our worship.
Blessing and strengthening and uplifting the Body of Christ uplifts and unifies the Lord's work
I hope that you will be able to utilize the many color difinitions. I
do know that God loves color.
The colors that we see here on the earth realm are only a portion of what is
May you be blessed by what is here and I hope that it releases you into a deeper
understand of the impact that color
Color Meaning In The Bible
For then I will restore
to the peoples a pure language, that they all may call
on the name of the Lord, to serve Him with one accord. From beyond the rivers of
Ethiopia My Worshipers, the daughter of My
dispersed ones, shall bring My offering.
Red: symbolizes blood
atonement; sacrifice of Christ's blood;covenant of grace; cleansing justification; sin, atonement;war; the wrath of God; judgement;
death; love; life;the earth; redemption; sacrifice; consuming fire; the person of Jesus;the cross; refers to flesh. Isaiah: 1:18, Hebrew 9:14.
Red con not be formulated by mixing any other color together. The Hebrew word "OUDEM"
means "red clay". It is the root word from the name Adam, Esau, and Edom; all speak of flesh.
Burgundy: The Red earth;selfish;Covetous sin, copper and gold, washing by the word, righteousness,
Rose Pink: Messiah, glory, Rose of Sharon, the Father's heavenly care over the Lillies of the Field-His children,
Jesus loves me-this I know! Symboizes
right relationships, heart of flesh, intimacy, child-like faith (Romans 3:25;
Rev. 19:8; Ez. 11:19; 1 Peter 5:5-6; Song 1:2; Matt. 18: 3-5.
Fuschia: Joy, right relationships, compassion, heart of flesh, passionfor Jesus, the
Bridegroom's heart, koinonea.
Plum: Richness, abundance, infillng of the
Gold or Yellow: Symbolizes the Glory of God
; divine nature; holiness; eternal deity; the Godhead; Purification;
majesty; righteousness; divine light; kingliness; trial by fire; mercy; power;
His Deity; Glory.
Yellow or Gold is
also primary. It always speaks of trial and purging.
"That trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perishes,
though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise
and honour and glory
the appearing of Jesus Christ".(1 Peter 1:7)
Glory of God, the Father's heavenly care, fiery passion, flaming throne of God,
the temple of God, wisdom.
Orange: Praise, Warfare, Passion, power, fire, harvest season, fruitfulness, joy
Bronze: Judgment upon sin; fires of testing.
Brown: Man as we are on earth.
Green: Praise, eternal life,
vigor, prosperity, mercy, restoration, health, healing, new beginning, freshness, God's holy seed, harvest, sowing and reaping,
immortality, fresh oil, new life, joy in hope. Rom 12:12; Ps. 23:2; Gen. 1:30; Lk. 23:31; Rev.
22:2; Ps. 92:14.
Blue speaks to us of the eternal
presence of YAHWEH. The color of God's chosen nation, the people of Israel, blue dating back to the time of David.
We also note in Ezek. 1:26, that the restored throne of David which will rule supreme in all the earth, being God's throne,
is spoken of as sapphire, which is blue. Blue also speaks of healing. Matt. 9:21 M. Stewart
Symbolizes the heavenly realm; prayer; priesthood; authority; revealed God; grace; divinity; Holy Spirit; overcomer; revelation
knowledge; the Truth; the Word of God; the Word; Messiah.
blue: Heaven, Heavenly Ezek. :26
(is a bluish-green): River of God, sanctification, healing, life-givin flow of the Holy Spirit, the New Jerusalem.
Purple: Symbolizes Jesus' royalty; believer's
royalty; majesty; wealth; power; penitence; the name of God; kingdom authority; dominion, son-ship; the promises of God; inheritance;
mediator; inheritance; priesthood. Revelations 5:10, "And has made us unto our God kings and priests
and we shall reign on the earth."
looking at the rainbow saw seven steps (the number of spiritual perfection), beginning with flesh, going through trial, being
guided by the Word of God, bringing forth immortality and priesthood; thus fulfilling Rev. 5:10, "and hast made us unto
our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth." This is further emphasized in Ezekiel's glorious vision
of the Cherubim, the immortalized host of God, as outlined in his first chapter. (colors of the rainbow)--Antipas, M.
Iridescent: Fruit of the Spirit (Rev. 4:3) Overcomer,
Rainbow Promise, Precious Stones Rev. 21:7; Rev. 4:3; 2: 11:19.
Water Baptism, Wind, Holy Spirit, Born Again, Matt 3:11; John. 3:3; 5:7 Iridescent Crystal: Cleansing Work of
the Holy Spirit, blessings of God, sanctification, the Bride of Christ, Truth.
Righteous Judgement; Death; Death of old self; Famine; Mourning; Evil; Humiliation; Affliction; Calamity Primordial color
of creation; Sign of humiliation. Lam. 4:8, Rev. 6:5, Jer. 8:21.
Color black in Scripture:
And I looked and behold a black horse; and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand (rev 6:5). Their appearance is
blacker than soot, they are not recognized in the streets; their skin is shriveled on their bones, it has become like wood
symbolizes death, punishment, famine, sin, affliction, death, repentance, bondage (John 3:19-20).
Silver: Symbolizes paid price for redemption;
price of a soul; Word of God; strength; Spirit; Revelation; Grace; The Word of God; divinity; wisdom; purity; strengthened
faith (Matt. 27: 3-8)