And when forty years had gone by, there appeared to him in the wilderness (desert) of Mount Sinai an angel, in the flame of a burning bramblebush.
And the Lord's anger was kindled against Israel and He made them wander in the wilderness for forty years, until all the generation that had done evil in the sight of the Lord was consumed.
For the Lord your God has blessed you in all the work of your hand. He knows your walking through this great wilderness. These forty years the Lord your God has been with you; you have lacked nothing.
And you shall [earnestly] remember all the way which the Lord your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you and to prove you, to know what was in your [mind and] heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.
Your clothing did not become old upon you nor did your feet swell these forty years.
I have led you forty years in the wilderness; your clothes have not worn out upon you, and your sandals have not worn off your feet.
For the Israelites walked forty years in the wilderness till all who were men of war who came out of Egypt perished, because they did not hearken to the voice of the Lord; to them the Lord swore that He would not let them see the land which the Lord swore to their fathers to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Forty years You sustained them in the wilderness; they lacked nothing, their clothes did not wear out, and their feet did not swell.
Also I brought you up out of the land of Egypt and led you forty years through the wilderness to possess the land of the Amorite.
Did you bring to Me sacrifices and cereal offerings during those forty years in the wilderness, O house of Israel?
He it was who led them forth, having worked wonders and signs in Egypt and at the Red Sea and during the forty years in the wilderness (desert).
But God turned [away from them] and delivered them up to worship and serve the host (stars) of heaven, as it is written in the book of the prophets: Did you [really] offer to Me slain beasts and sacrifices for forty years in the wilderness (desert), O house of Israel?
And for about forty years like a fatherly nurse He cared for them in the wilderness and endured their behavior.
Where your fathers tried [My patience] and tested [My forbearance] and found I stood their test, and they saw My works for forty years.
After the number of the days in which you spied out the land [of Canaan], even forty days, for each day a year shall you bear and suffer for your iniquities, even for forty years, and you shall know My displeasure [the revoking of My promise and My estrangement].
And the Israelites ate manna forty years, until they came to a habitable land; they ate the manna until they came to the border of the land of Canaan.
Forty years long was I grieved and disgusted with that generation, and I said, It is a people that do err in their hearts, and they do not approve, acknowledge, or regard My ways.
And with whom was He irritated and provoked and grieved for forty years? Was it not with those who sinned, whose dismembered bodies were strewn and left in the desert?
And the Israelites again did what was evil in the sight of the Lord, and the Lord gave them into the hands of the Philistines for forty years.
And the land had rest forty years. Then Othniel son of Kenaz died.
So let all Your enemies perish, O Lord! But let those who love Him be like the sun when it rises in its might. And the land had peace and rest for forty years.
Thus was Midian subdued before the Israelites so that they lifted up their heads no more. And the land had peace and rest for forty years in the days of Gideon.
1 Samuel 4:18
And when he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell off the seat backward by the side of the gate. His neck was broken and he died, for he was an old man and heavy. He had judged Israel forty years.
Then they asked for a king; and God gave them Saul son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for forty years.
2 Samuel 5:4
David was thirty years old when he began his forty-year reign.
1 Kings 2:11
David reigned over Israel forty years -- "seven years in Hebron and thirty-three years in Jerusalem.
1 Chronicles 29:27
The time he reigned over Israel was forty years -- "he reigned seven years in Hebron and thirty-three years in Jerusalem.
1 Kings 11:42
The time Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel was forty years.
2 Kings 12:1
In the seventh year of Jehu, Joash began to reign, and he reigned forty years in Jerusalem. His mother was Zibiah of Beersheba.
2 Chronicles 24:1
Joash was seven years old when he began his forty-year reign in Jerusalem. His mother was Zibiah of Beersheba.
And when you have fulfilled the days for Israel, lie again, but on your right [and south] side, and you shall bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days. I have appointed you one day for each year.
No foot of man shall pass through it [in travel], no foot of beast shall pass through it [in trade with other countries], neither shall [Egypt] be [truly] inhabited [again] for forty years. And I will make the land of Egypt a desolation [plundered and reduced to subjection] in the midst of desolated (plundered and reduced to subjection) countries, and her cities among the cities that are laid waste shall be a desolation forty years. I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations and will disperse them through the countries.
1 Kings 15:10
Forty-one years he reigned in Jerusalem. His mother was [also named] Maacah (Micaiah) daughter of Abishalom (Absalom).
2 Chronicles 16:13
And Asa slept with his fathers, dying in the forty-first year of his reign.
2 Kings 14:23
In the fifteenth year of Amaziah son of Joash king of Judah Jeroboam [II] son of Jehoash king of Israel began to reign in Samaria, and reigned forty-one years.
And now, behold, the Lord has kept me alive, as He said, these forty-five years since the Lord spoke this word to Moses, while the Israelites wandered in the wilderness; and now, behold, I am this day eighty-five years old.
Then the Jews replied, It took forty-six years to build this temple (sanctuary), and will You raise it up in three days?
And you shall number seven sabbaths or weeks of years for you, seven times seven years, so the total time of the seven weeks of years shall be forty-nine years.
Know therefore and understand that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem until [the coming of] the Anointed One, a Prince, shall be seven weeks [of years] and sixty-two weeks [of years]; it shall be built again with [city] square and moat, but in troublous times.