The colour used to indicate honour (2 Sam. 1: 24); in mockery, for Jesus at his trial (Matt. 27: 28); or reverence, for the tabernacle furnishings (Num. 4: 8). A scarlet cord outside the house of Rahab in Jericho was a warning to the invaders that it was to be protected (Josh. 2: 18).
Subjects: Biblical Studies.