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14 Bible Verses about Forty Days

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Acts 1:3

to whom he also presented himself alive after he suffered, with many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking the things about the kingdom of God.

Genesis 7:17

And the flood came forty days and forty nights upon the earth. And the waters increased, and lifted the ark, and it rose up from the earth.

Genesis 8:6

And it happened [that] at the end of forty days Noah opened the window of the ark that he had made.

Genesis 50:3

Forty days {were required for it}, for thus [are] the days {required for} embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

Exodus 24:18

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

Exodus 34:28

And he was there with Yahweh forty days and forty nights. He ate no food and drank no water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the ten words.

Numbers 13:25

They returned from exploring the land at the end of forty days.

Deuteronomy 9:25

"And I lay prostrate before Yahweh through forty days, and through forty nights I prostrated myself, because Yahweh intended to kill you.

1 Samuel 17:16

Now the Philistine came forward early and late, and he took his stand [for] forty days.

1 Kings 19:8

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

Ezekiel 4:6

When you have completed these, then you must lie a second [time] on your right side; and you must bear the guilt of the house of Judah forty days, a day for each year, a day for each year I give it to you.

Jonah 3:4

And Jonah began to go into the city a journey of one day, and he cried out and said, "Forty more days and Nineveh will be demolished!"

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Isaiah 2:2

And it shall happen in the future of the days the mountain of the house of Yahweh [shall] be established; it will be among the highest of the mountains, and it shall be raised from [the] hills. All [of] the nations shall travel to him;

Daniel 2:28

But there is a God in heaven [who] reveals mysteries, and he has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what [it is] that will be at the end of days. This [is] your dream and the visions of your head on your bed.

Daniel 12:9

And he said, "Go, Daniel, for the words [are] secret and [are] sealed [up] until [the] time of [the] end.

Micah 4:1

And it will be [that] at the end of those days, the mountain of Yahweh will be established as the highest of the mountains, and it will be lifted up above the hills, and people will stream to it.

Acts 2:17

'And it will be in the last days,' God says, 'I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy, and 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

And he was there with Yahweh forty days and forty nights. He ate no food and drank no water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the ten words.

Exodus 24:18

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

Days » Forty days » Moses in prayer for israel

Deuteronomy 9:25

"And I lay prostrate before Yahweh through forty days, and through forty nights I prostrated myself, because Yahweh intended to kill you.

Days » Forty days » Goliath's defiance lasted

1 Samuel 17:16

Now the Philistine came forward early and late, and he took his stand [for] forty days.

Days » Forty days » Spies in the land of canaan

Numbers 13:25

They returned from exploring the land at the end of forty days.

Days » Forty days » The embalming of jacob occupied

Genesis 50:3

Forty days {were required for it}, for thus [are] the days {required for} embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

Days » Forty days » Elijah's meal lasted

1 Kings 19:8

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

Days » Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

And the flood came forty days and forty nights upon the earth. And the waters increased, and lifted the ark, and it rose up from the earth.

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

Genesis 8:6

And it happened [that] at the end of forty days Noah opened the window of the ark that he had made.

Days » Forty days » Ezekiel's typical period

Ezekiel 4:6

When you have completed these, then you must lie a second [time] on your right side; and you must bear the guilt of the house of Judah forty days, a day for each year, a day for each year I give it to you.

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

Jonah 3:4

And Jonah began to go into the city a journey of one day, and he cried out and said, "Forty more days and Nineveh will be demolished!"

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

Acts 1:3

to whom he also presented himself alive after he suffered, with many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking the things about the kingdom of God.

Days » Forty days » Christ's temptation

Forty days » Moses on the mount fasting

Exodus 34:28

And he was there with Yahweh forty days and forty nights. He ate no food and drank no water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the ten words.

Exodus 24:18

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

Forty days » Moses in prayer for israel

Deuteronomy 9:25

"And I lay prostrate before Yahweh through forty days, and through forty nights I prostrated myself, because Yahweh intended to kill you.

Forty days » Goliath's defiance lasted

1 Samuel 17:16

Now the Philistine came forward early and late, and he took his stand [for] forty days.

Forty days » Spies in the land of canaan

Numbers 13:25

They returned from exploring the land at the end of forty days.

Forty days » The embalming of jacob occupied

Genesis 50:3

Forty days {were required for it}, for thus [are] the days {required for} embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

Forty days » Elijah's meal lasted

1 Kings 19:8

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

Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

And the flood came forty days and forty nights upon the earth. And the waters increased, and lifted the ark, and it rose up from the earth.

Forty days » Noah sends forth a raven at end of

Genesis 8:6

And it happened [that] at the end of forty days Noah opened the window of the ark that he had made.

Forty days » Ezekiel's typical period

Ezekiel 4:6

When you have completed these, then you must lie a second [time] on your right side; and you must bear the guilt of the house of Judah forty days, a day for each year, a day for each year I give it to you.

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

Jonah 3:4

And Jonah began to go into the city a journey of one day, and he cried out and said, "Forty more days and Nineveh will be demolished!"

Forty days » Christ's appearance after the resurrection

Acts 1:3

to whom he also presented himself alive after he suffered, with many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking the things about the kingdom of God.

Forty days » Christ's temptation

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Seven days

Ezekiel 3:15

And I went to the exiles [at] Tel Abib, who [were] dwelling near the {Kebar River}, and I sat [where] they [were] dwelling. I sat there seven days in the midst of them, stunned.

Genesis 2:3

And God blessed the seventh day, and he sanctified it, because on it he rested from all his work {of creating that [there was] to do}.

Genesis 7:4

For {within seven days} I will send rain upon the earth [for] forty days and forty nights. And I will blot out all the living creatures that I have made from upon the face of the ground."

Acts 21:4

And we stayed there seven days [after we] found the disciples, who kept telling Paul through the Spirit not to set foot in Jerusalem.

Acts 20:6

And we sailed away from Philippi after the days of Unleavened Bread and came to them at Troas within five days, where we stayed seven days.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Forty years

Psalm 95:10

For forty years I loathed [that] generation, and said, '[They are] a people [whose] heart wanders. And my ways they do not know.'

Numbers 14:33

And your children will be shepherds in the desert forty years, and you will bear your unfaithfulness until {all your corpses have fallen} in the desert.

Exodus 16:35

And the {Israelites} ate the manna forty years, until their coming to an inhabited land; they ate the manna until their coming to the border of the land of Canaan.

Judges 3:11

So the land rested forty years. Then Othniel son of Kenaz died.

Ezekiel 29:11

A foot of a human will not pass over it, and a foot of an animal will not pass over it, and so it will not be inhabited [for] forty years.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Seven years

Genesis 41:29

Behold, seven years of great abundance are coming throughout the whole land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:54

And the seven years of famine began to come as Joseph had said. And there was famine in all of the countries, but in the land of Egypt there was food.

Daniel 4:23

And [inasmuch] that the king saw [the] watcher, a holy [one] coming down from heaven and he said, "Cut down the tree and destroy it, but the stump of its root in the earth leave with a band of iron and bronze in the grass of the field, and let it be watered with the dew of heaven and [let] his lot [be] with [the] animals of the field {until seven times have passed over him}."

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

Exodus 34:28

And he was there with Yahweh forty days and forty nights. He ate no food and drank no water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant, the ten words.

Exodus 24:18

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

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

Deuteronomy 9:25

"And I lay prostrate before Yahweh through forty days, and through forty nights I prostrated myself, because Yahweh intended to kill you.

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

1 Samuel 17:16

Now the Philistine came forward early and late, and he took his stand [for] forty days.

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

Numbers 13:25

They returned from exploring the land at the end of forty days.

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

Genesis 50:3

Forty days {were required for it}, for thus [are] the days {required for} embalming. And the Egyptians wept for him seventy days.

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

1 Kings 19:8

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

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Flood lasted

Genesis 7:17

And the flood came forty days and forty nights upon the earth. And the waters increased, and lifted the ark, and it rose up from the earth.

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

Genesis 8:6

And it happened [that] at the end of forty days Noah opened the window of the ark that he had made.

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

Ezekiel 4:6

When you have completed these, then you must lie a second [time] on your right side; and you must bear the guilt of the house of Judah forty days, a day for each year, a day for each year I give it to you.

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

Jonah 3:4

And Jonah began to go into the city a journey of one day, and he cried out and said, "Forty more days and Nineveh will be demolished!"

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

Acts 1:3

to whom he also presented himself alive after he suffered, with many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking the things about the kingdom of God.

Periods and numbers » Forty days » Christ's temptation