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.
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.
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:
And Isaac's servants dug in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.
And they dug another well, and strove for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.
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.
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.
And all the Egyptians dug round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.
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.
Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had dug in the wall, behold a door.
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.
Who long for death, but it comes not; and dig for it more than for hidden treasures;
Though they dig into sheol, there shall my hand take them; though they climb up to heaven, there will I bring them down:
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:
But he that had received one went and dug in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
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.
And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and fertilize it:
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.
Surely there is a vein for the silver, and a place for gold where they refine it.
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.
He cuts out rivers in the rocks; and his eye sees every precious thing.