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14 Bible Verses about Forty Days

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Genesis 7:17

The flood continued throughout the earth for 40 days, while the flood waters increased, lifting the ark so that it rose above the surface of the earth.

Genesis 8:6

After 40 days, Noah opened the window of the ark that he had built

Genesis 50:3

It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

Exodus 24:18

When Moses went up on the mountain, he went into the center of the cloud and was on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights.

Exodus 34:28

While Moses was there with the LORD for 40 days and 40 nights, he did not eat or drink. He wrote the Ten Commandments, the words of the covenant, on the tablets.

Numbers 13:25

At the end of 40 days, they all returned from exploring the land,

Deuteronomy 9:25

I fell down in the LORD's presence for 40 days and nights, because the LORD said he was ready to destroy you.

1 Samuel 17:16

For 40 days the Philistine would come forward, morning and evening, to take his position.

1 Kings 19:8

So Elijah got up, ate and drank, and survived on that one meal for 40 days and nights as he set out on his journey to Horeb, God's mountain.

Ezekiel 4:6

When you have completed this, you are to sleep on your right side, symbolically bearing the iniquity of Judah for 40 days. Each day that I've assigned to you represents one year.

Jonah 3:4

Now Nineveh was a very large city, requiring a three-day journey to cross through it. As Jonah started into the city on the first day's journey, he proclaimed the message, "40 days more and Nineveh will be overthrown!"

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Isaiah 2:2

"It will come about in the last days that the mountain that is the LORD's Temple will be established as the highest of mountains, and will be raised above the hills; all the nations will stream to it.

Daniel 2:28

"None of the advisors, enchanters, diviners, or astrologers can explain the secret that the king has requested to be made known. But there is a God in heaven who reveals secrets, and he is making known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will happen in the latter days.

Daniel 12:9

"He answered, "Go on your way, Daniel, because these matters are wrapped up and sealed until the time of the end.

Micah 4:1

"But in the last days it will come about that the Temple Mount of the LORD will be firmly set as the leading mountain. It will be exalted above its surrounding hills, and people will stream toward it.

Acts 2:17

"In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on everyone. Your sons and your daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams.

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

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Exodus 34:28

While Moses was there with the LORD for 40 days and 40 nights, he did not eat or drink. He wrote the Ten Commandments, the words of the covenant, on the tablets.

Exodus 24:18

When Moses went up on the mountain, he went into the center of the cloud and was on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights.

Days » Forty days » Moses in prayer for israel

Deuteronomy 9:25

I fell down in the LORD's presence for 40 days and nights, because the LORD said he was ready to destroy you.

Days » Forty days » Goliath's defiance lasted

1 Samuel 17:16

For 40 days the Philistine would come forward, morning and evening, to take his position.

Days » Forty days » Spies in the land of canaan

Numbers 13:25

At the end of 40 days, they all returned from exploring the land,

Days » Forty days » The embalming of jacob occupied

Genesis 50:3

It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

Days » Forty days » Elijah's meal lasted

1 Kings 19:8

So Elijah got up, ate and drank, and survived on that one meal for 40 days and nights as he set out on his journey to Horeb, God's mountain.

Days » Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

The flood continued throughout the earth for 40 days, while the flood waters increased, lifting the ark so that it rose above the surface of the earth.

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

Genesis 8:6

After 40 days, Noah opened the window of the ark that he had built

Days » Forty days » Ezekiel's typical period

Ezekiel 4:6

When you have completed this, you are to sleep on your right side, symbolically bearing the iniquity of Judah for 40 days. Each day that I've assigned to you represents one year.

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

Jonah 3:4

Now Nineveh was a very large city, requiring a three-day journey to cross through it. As Jonah started into the city on the first day's journey, he proclaimed the message, "40 days more and Nineveh will be overthrown!"

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

Days » Forty days » Christ's temptation

Forty days » Moses on the mount fasting

Exodus 34:28

While Moses was there with the LORD for 40 days and 40 nights, he did not eat or drink. He wrote the Ten Commandments, the words of the covenant, on the tablets.

Exodus 24:18

When Moses went up on the mountain, he went into the center of the cloud and was on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights.

Forty days » Moses in prayer for israel

Deuteronomy 9:25

I fell down in the LORD's presence for 40 days and nights, because the LORD said he was ready to destroy you.

Forty days » Goliath's defiance lasted

1 Samuel 17:16

For 40 days the Philistine would come forward, morning and evening, to take his position.

Forty days » Spies in the land of canaan

Numbers 13:25

At the end of 40 days, they all returned from exploring the land,

Forty days » The embalming of jacob occupied

Genesis 50:3

It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

Forty days » Elijah's meal lasted

1 Kings 19:8

So Elijah got up, ate and drank, and survived on that one meal for 40 days and nights as he set out on his journey to Horeb, God's mountain.

Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

The flood continued throughout the earth for 40 days, while the flood waters increased, lifting the ark so that it rose above the surface of the earth.

Forty days » Noah sends forth a raven at end of

Genesis 8:6

After 40 days, Noah opened the window of the ark that he had built

Forty days » Ezekiel's typical period

Ezekiel 4:6

When you have completed this, you are to sleep on your right side, symbolically bearing the iniquity of Judah for 40 days. Each day that I've assigned to you represents one year.

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

Jonah 3:4

Now Nineveh was a very large city, requiring a three-day journey to cross through it. As Jonah started into the city on the first day's journey, he proclaimed the message, "40 days more and Nineveh will be overthrown!"

Forty days » Christ's appearance after the resurrection

Forty days » Christ's temptation

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Seven days

Ezekiel 3:15

I came to the exiles at Tel-abib by the Chebar River and sat down among them for seven days, appalled.

Genesis 2:3

Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God stopped working on everything that he had been creating.

Genesis 7:4

Seven days from now I'll send rain on the earth for 40 days and 40 nights, and I'll destroy every living creature that I've made."

Acts 21:4

So we located some disciples and stayed there for seven days. Through the Spirit, they kept telling Paul not to go to Jerusalem,

Acts 20:6

After the Festival of Unleavened Bread, we sailed from Philippi, and days later we joined them in Troas and stayed there for seven days.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Forty years

Psalm 95:10

For forty years I loathed that generation, so I said, "They are a people whose hearts continuously err, and they have not understood my ways."

Numbers 14:33

and your children will wander throughout the wilderness for 40 years. They'll bear the consequences of your idolatries until your bodies are entirely consumed in the wilderness.

Exodus 16:35

The Israelis ate manna for 40 years until they came to a land where they could settle. They ate manna until they came to the border of the land of Canaan.

Judges 3:11

As a result, the land was quiet for 40 years. Then Kenaz' son Othniel died.

Ezekiel 29:11

Neither man nor beast will walk through that area. It won't even be inhabited for 40 years.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Seven years

Genesis 41:29

Be advised that seven years of phenomenal abundance are coming throughout all the land of Egypt,

Genesis 41:54

the seven years of famine started, just as Joseph had predicted. It was an international famine, but there was food everywhere throughout the land of Egypt.

Daniel 4:23

"Your majesty saw a holy observer descending from heaven and saying, "Cut down the tree and destroy it, but leave the stump in the ground, along with its roots, bound with iron and bronze in the field grass. Let him be soaked with the dew of the sky and live with the wild animals of the field until seven seasons pass over him.'

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

Exodus 34:28

While Moses was there with the LORD for 40 days and 40 nights, he did not eat or drink. He wrote the Ten Commandments, the words of the covenant, on the tablets.

Exodus 24:18

When Moses went up on the mountain, he went into the center of the cloud and was on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights.

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

Deuteronomy 9:25

I fell down in the LORD's presence for 40 days and nights, because the LORD said he was ready to destroy you.

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

1 Samuel 17:16

For 40 days the Philistine would come forward, morning and evening, to take his position.

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

Numbers 13:25

At the end of 40 days, they all returned from exploring the land,

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

Genesis 50:3

It took 40 days to complete the process, the normal period required for embalming. Meanwhile, the Egyptians mourned for him for 70 days.

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

1 Kings 19:8

So Elijah got up, ate and drank, and survived on that one meal for 40 days and nights as he set out on his journey to Horeb, God's mountain.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

The flood continued throughout the earth for 40 days, while the flood waters increased, lifting the ark so that it rose above the surface of the earth.

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

Genesis 8:6

After 40 days, Noah opened the window of the ark that he had built

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

Ezekiel 4:6

When you have completed this, you are to sleep on your right side, symbolically bearing the iniquity of Judah for 40 days. Each day that I've assigned to you represents one year.

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

Jonah 3:4

Now Nineveh was a very large city, requiring a three-day journey to cross through it. As Jonah started into the city on the first day's journey, he proclaimed the message, "40 days more and Nineveh will be overthrown!"

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

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Christ's temptation

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