Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Moses entered the midst of the cloud
as he went up to the mountain; and Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights.
So he was there with the Lord
forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread or drink water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.
When I went up to the mountain to receive the tablets of stone, the tablets of the covenant which the Lord had made with you, then I remained on the mountain forty days and nights;
I neither ate bread nor drank water.
1 Kings 19:8
So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food
forty days and forty nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.
And after He had
fasted forty days and forty nights, He then became hungry.
“Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me;
do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.”
He issued a
proclamation and it said, “In Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let man, beast, herd, or flock taste a thing. Do not let them eat or drink water.
Now in the morning, when He was returning to the city, He became hungry.
and Jacob’s well was there. So Jesus, being wearied from His journey, was sitting thus by the well. It was about
the sixth hour.
For we do not have
a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who has been tempted in all things as we are, yet without sin.