Forty Days

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Acts 1:3

To them also He showed Himself alive after His passion (His suffering in the garden and on the cross) by [a series of] many convincing demonstrations [unquestionable evidences and infallible proofs], appearing to them during forty days and talking [to them] about the things of the kingdom of God.

Genesis 7:17

The flood [that is, the downpour of rain] was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased and bore up the ark, and it was lifted [high] above the land.

Genesis 8:6

At the end of [another] forty days Noah opened a window of the ark which he had made

Genesis 50:3

Then forty days were devoted [to this purpose] for him, for that is the customary number of days required for those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians wept and bemoaned him [as they would for royalty] for seventy days.

Exodus 24:18

Moses entered into the midst of the cloud and went up the mountain, and Moses was on the mountain forty days and nights.

Exodus 34:28

Moses was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he ate no bread and drank no water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.

Numbers 13:25

And they returned from scouting out the land after forty days.

Deuteronomy 9:25

So I fell down and lay prostrate before the Lord forty days and nights because the Lord had said He would destroy you.

1 Samuel 17:16

The Philistine came out morning and evening, presenting himself for forty days.

1 Kings 19:8

So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and nights to Horeb, the mount of God.

Ezekiel 4:6

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.

Jonah 3:4

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, Yet forty days and Nineveh shall be overthrown!

Luke 4:2

For (during) forty days in the wilderness (desert), where He was tempted ( tried, tested exceedingly) by the devil. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they were completed, He was hungry.

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Days » Forty days » The last

Isaiah 2:2

It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be [firmly] established as the highest of the mountains and shall be exalted above the hills, and all nations shall flow to it.

Daniel 2:28

But there is a God in heaven Who reveals secrets, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what it is that shall be in the latter days (at the end of days). Your dream and the visions in your head upon your bed are these:

Daniel 12:9

And he [the angel] said, Go your way, Daniel, for the words are shut up and sealed till the time of the end.

Micah 4:1

But in the latter days it shall come to pass that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be established as the highest of the mountains; and it shall be exalted above the hills, and peoples shall flow to it.

Acts 2:17

And it shall come to pass in the last days, God declares, that I will pour out of My Spirit upon all mankind, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy [ telling forth the divine counsels] and your young men shall see visions ( divinely granted appearances), and your old men shall dream [ divinely suggested] dreams.

More verses: 2 Timothy 3:1 2 Peter 3:3

Days » Forty days » Moses on the mount fasting

Exodus 34:28

Moses was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he ate no bread and drank no water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.

Exodus 24:18

Moses entered into the midst of the cloud and went up the mountain, and Moses was on the mountain forty days and nights.

Days » Forty days » Moses in prayer for israel

Deuteronomy 9:25

So I fell down and lay prostrate before the Lord forty days and nights because the Lord had said He would destroy you.

Days » Forty days » Goliath's defiance lasted

1 Samuel 17:16

The Philistine came out morning and evening, presenting himself for forty days.

Days » Forty days » Spies in the land of canaan

Numbers 13:25

And they returned from scouting out the land after forty days.

Days » Forty days » The embalming of jacob occupied

Genesis 50:3

Then forty days were devoted [to this purpose] for him, for that is the customary number of days required for those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians wept and bemoaned him [as they would for royalty] for seventy days.

Days » Forty days » Elijah's meal lasted

1 Kings 19:8

So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and nights to Horeb, the mount of God.

Days » Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

The flood [that is, the downpour of rain] was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased and bore up the ark, and it was lifted [high] above the land.

Days » Forty days » Noah sends forth a raven at end of

Genesis 8:6

At the end of [another] forty days Noah opened a window of the ark which he had made

Days » Forty days » Ezekiel's typical period

Ezekiel 4:6

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.

Days » Forty days » Jonah's warning concerning the destruction of nineveh

Jonah 3:4

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, Yet forty days and Nineveh shall be overthrown!

Days » Forty days » Christ's appearance after the resurrection

Acts 1:3

To them also He showed Himself alive after His passion (His suffering in the garden and on the cross) by [a series of] many convincing demonstrations [unquestionable evidences and infallible proofs], appearing to them during forty days and talking [to them] about the things of the kingdom of God.

Days » Forty days » Christ's temptation

Luke 4:2

For (during) forty days in the wilderness (desert), where He was tempted ( tried, tested exceedingly) by the devil. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they were completed, He was hungry.

Forty days » Moses on the mount fasting

Exodus 34:28

Moses was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he ate no bread and drank no water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.

Exodus 24:18

Moses entered into the midst of the cloud and went up the mountain, and Moses was on the mountain forty days and nights.

Forty days » Moses in prayer for israel

Deuteronomy 9:25

So I fell down and lay prostrate before the Lord forty days and nights because the Lord had said He would destroy you.

Forty days » Goliath's defiance lasted

1 Samuel 17:16

The Philistine came out morning and evening, presenting himself for forty days.

Forty days » Spies in the land of canaan

Numbers 13:25

And they returned from scouting out the land after forty days.

Forty days » The embalming of jacob occupied

Genesis 50:3

Then forty days were devoted [to this purpose] for him, for that is the customary number of days required for those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians wept and bemoaned him [as they would for royalty] for seventy days.

Forty days » Elijah's meal lasted

1 Kings 19:8

So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and nights to Horeb, the mount of God.

Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

The flood [that is, the downpour of rain] was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased and bore up the ark, and it was lifted [high] above the land.

Forty days » Noah sends forth a raven at end of

Genesis 8:6

At the end of [another] forty days Noah opened a window of the ark which he had made

Forty days » Ezekiel's typical period

Ezekiel 4:6

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.

Forty days » Jonah's warning concerning the destruction of nineveh

Jonah 3:4

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, Yet forty days and Nineveh shall be overthrown!

Forty days » Christ's appearance after the resurrection

Acts 1:3

To them also He showed Himself alive after His passion (His suffering in the garden and on the cross) by [a series of] many convincing demonstrations [unquestionable evidences and infallible proofs], appearing to them during forty days and talking [to them] about the things of the kingdom of God.

Forty days » Christ's temptation

Luke 4:2

For (during) forty days in the wilderness (desert), where He was tempted ( tried, tested exceedingly) by the devil. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they were completed, He was hungry.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Seven days

Ezekiel 3:15

Then I came to them of the captivity at Tel-abib, who sat and dwelt by the river of Chebar, and I sat where they sat and remained there among them seven days, overwhelmed with astonishment and silent.

Genesis 2:3

And God blessed (spoke good of) the seventh day, set it apart as His own, and hallowed it, because on it God rested from all His work which He had created and done.

Genesis 7:4

For in seven days I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights, and every living substance and thing that I have made I will destroy, blot out, and wipe away from the face of the earth.

Acts 21:4

And having looked up the disciples there, we remained with them for seven days. Prompted by the [Holy] Spirit, they kept telling Paul not to set foot in Jerusalem.

Acts 20:6

But we [ourselves] sailed from Philippi after the days of Unleavened Bread [the Passover week], and in five days we joined them at Troas, where we remained for seven days.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Forty years

Psalm 95:10

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.

Numbers 14:33

And your children shall be wanderers and shepherds in the wilderness for forty years and shall suffer for your whoredoms (your infidelity to your espoused God), until your corpses are consumed in the wilderness.

Exodus 16:35

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.

Judges 3:11

And the land had rest forty years. Then Othniel son of Kenaz died.

Ezekiel 29:11

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.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Seven years

Genesis 41:29

Take note! Seven years of great plenty throughout all the land of Egypt are coming.

Genesis 41:54

The seven years of scarcity and famine began to come, as Joseph had said they would; the famine was in all [the surrounding] lands, but in all of Egypt there was food.

Daniel 4:23

And whereas the king saw a watcher, a holy one, coming down from heaven and saying, Cut the tree down and destroy it, but leave the stump of its roots in the earth with a band of iron and bronze around it, in the tender grass of the field; and let him be wet with the dew of the heavens, and let his portion be with the living creatures of the field until seven times [or years] pass over him -- "

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Moses on the mount fasting

Exodus 34:28

Moses was there with the Lord forty days and forty nights; he ate no bread and drank no water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the Ten Commandments.

Exodus 24:18

Moses entered into the midst of the cloud and went up the mountain, and Moses was on the mountain forty days and nights.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Moses in prayer for israel

Deuteronomy 9:25

So I fell down and lay prostrate before the Lord forty days and nights because the Lord had said He would destroy you.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Goliath's defiance lasted

1 Samuel 17:16

The Philistine came out morning and evening, presenting himself for forty days.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Spies in the land of canaan

Numbers 13:25

And they returned from scouting out the land after forty days.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » The embalming of jacob occupied

Genesis 50:3

Then forty days were devoted [to this purpose] for him, for that is the customary number of days required for those who are embalmed. And the Egyptians wept and bemoaned him [as they would for royalty] for seventy days.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Elijah's meal lasted

1 Kings 19:8

So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and nights to Horeb, the mount of God.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

The flood [that is, the downpour of rain] was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased and bore up the ark, and it was lifted [high] above the land.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Noah sends forth a raven at end of

Genesis 8:6

At the end of [another] forty days Noah opened a window of the ark which he had made

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Ezekiel's typical period

Ezekiel 4:6

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.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Jonah's warning concerning the destruction of nineveh

Jonah 3:4

And Jonah began to enter into the city a day's journey, and he cried, Yet forty days and Nineveh shall be overthrown!

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Christ's appearance after the resurrection

Acts 1:3

To them also He showed Himself alive after His passion (His suffering in the garden and on the cross) by [a series of] many convincing demonstrations [unquestionable evidences and infallible proofs], appearing to them during forty days and talking [to them] about the things of the kingdom of God.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Christ's temptation

Luke 4:2

For (during) forty days in the wilderness (desert), where He was tempted ( tried, tested exceedingly) by the devil. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they were completed, He was hungry.