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Theasaurus: Excavation

21 Bible Verses about Excavation

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Genesis 21:30

And he said, For these seven ewe lambs shall you take of my hand, that they may be a witness unto me, that I have dug this well.

Genesis 26:15

For all the wells which his father's servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth.

Numbers 21:18

The princes dug the well, the nobles of the people dug it, by the direction of the lawgiver, with their staves. And from the wilderness they went to Mattanah:

Genesis 26:19

And Isaac's servants dug in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.

Genesis 26:21

And they dug another well, and strove for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.

Genesis 26:22

And he removed from there, and dug another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land.

Genesis 26:25

And he built an altar there, and called upon the name of the LORD, and pitched his tent there: and there Isaac's servants dug a well.

Exodus 7:24

And all the Egyptians dug round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.

Isaiah 5:2

And he dug it, and gathered out its stones, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in the midst of it, and also made a winepress in it: and he expected that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.

Ezekiel 8:8

Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had dug in the wall, behold a door.

Isaiah 51:1

Hearken to me, you that follow after righteousness, you that seek the LORD: look unto the rock from where you were hewn, and to the hole of the pit from which you were dug.

Job 3:21

Who long for death, but it comes not; and dig for it more than for hidden treasures;

Amos 9:2

Though they dig into sheol, there shall my hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, there will I bring them down:

Matthew 21:33

Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, who planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and dug a wine press in it, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into a far country:

Mark 15:46

And he bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him in the linen, and laid him in a sepulcher which was hewn out of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulcher.

Luke 13:8

And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and fertilize it:

Luke 16:3

Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord takes away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.

Job 28:1

Surely there is a vein for the silver, and a place for gold where they refine it.

Job 28:3-11

Man sets an end to darkness, and searches out all recesses for ore in darkness, and the shadow of death. He breaks open a shaft away from the inhabitants; even in places forgotten of the foot: they are gone away from men, they swing to and fro. As for the earth, out of it comes bread: but under it is turned up as it were fire.read more.
The stones of it are the place of sapphires: and it has dust of gold. There is a path which no fowl knows, and which the falcon's eye has not seen: The lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it. He puts forth his hand upon the flinty rock; he overturns the mountains by the roots. He cuts out rivers in the rocks; and his eye sees every precious thing. He binds the streams from overflowing; and the thing that is hid brings he forth to light.

Job 28:10

He cuts out rivers in the rocks; and his eye sees every precious thing.