a symbol of purity ( 2 Chronicles 5:12 ; Psalms 51:7 ; Isaiah 1:18 ; Revelation 3:18 ; 7:14 ). Our Lord, at his transfiguration, appeared in raiment "white as the light" ( Matthew 17:2 , etc.).
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for White". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .