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Theasaurus: Excavation

21 Bible Verses about Excavation

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Genesis 21:30

And he said, "You shall take the seven ewe-lambs from my hand {as proof on my behalf} that I dug this well."

Genesis 26:15

And the Philistines stopped up all the wells that the servants of his father had dug in the days of Abraham his father. They filled them with earth.

Numbers 21:18

Well water that the princes dug, that the leaders of the people dug, with a staff [and] with their rods." And from [the] desert [they continued to] Mattanah,

Genesis 26:19

And when the servants of Isaac dug in the valley, they found a well of fresh water there.

Genesis 26:21

And they dug another well, and they quarreled over it also. And he called its name Sitnah.

Genesis 26:22

Then he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. And he called its name Rehoboth, and said, "Now Yahweh has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land."

Genesis 26:25

And he built an altar there and called on the name of Yahweh. And he pitched his tent there, and the servants of Isaac dug a well there.

Exodus 7:24

And all of [the] Egyptians dug around the Nile [for] water to drink, because they were unable to drink from the water of the Nile.

Isaiah 5:2

And he dug it and cleared it of stones, and he planted it [with] choice vines, and he built a watchtower in the middle of it, and he even hewed out a wine vat in it, and he waited for [it] to yield grapes-- but it yielded wild grapes.

Ezekiel 8:8

And he said to me, "Son of man, dig now through the wall." And I dug through the wall, and look! There was a doorway.

Isaiah 51:1

"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, who seek Yahweh. Look to [the] rock [from which] you were hewn, and to [the] excavation of [the] pit [from which] you were quarried.

Job 3:21

who wait for death, but {it does not come}, and search [for] it more than [for] treasures,

Amos 9:2

If they dig into Sheol, from there my hand will take them, and [even] if they climb up [to] heaven, from there I will bring them down.

Matthew 21:33

"Listen to another parable: There was a man--a master of a house--who planted a vineyard, and put a fence [around] it, and dug a winepress in it, and built a watchtower, and leased it to tenant farmers, and went on a journey.

Matthew 25:18

But the one who had received the one went away [and] dug up the ground and hid his master's money.

Mark 15:46

And [after] purchasing a linen cloth [and] taking him down, he wrapped [him] in the linen cloth and placed him in a tomb that had been cut from the rock. And he rolled a stone over the entrance of the tomb.

Luke 13:8

But he answered [and] said to him, 'Sir, leave it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put manure on [it].

Luke 16:3

And the manager said to himself, 'What should I do, because my master is taking away the management from me? I am not strong enough to dig; I am ashamed to beg.

Job 28:1

"Indeed, there is a mine for silver and a place {for gold to be refined}.

Job 28:3-11

He puts an end to darkness, and he searches out the farthest limits [for the] ore [in] gloom and deep shadow. He breaks open a mine shaft {away from where people dwell}; [those] who are forgotten {by travelers}, they dangle, they sway [far away] from human beings. [As for the] earth, from it comes food, but underneath it, it is turned up as [by] fire.read more.
Its stones [are the] place of sapphire, and [the] earthen dirt {has} gold. "[It is] a path a bird of prey does not know and [the] black kite's eye has not seen. {Proud wild animals} have not trodden it; [the] lion in its prime has not prowled over it. He puts his hand on the hard rock; he overturns mountains by [the] roots. He cuts out tunnels in the rocks, and his eye sees every treasure. He dams up rivers from [their] sources, and he brings secret things to [the] light.

Job 28:10

He cuts out tunnels in the rocks, and his eye sees every treasure.