And the sun stood still
and the moon stopped
until the nation took vengeance on its enemies.Isn’t this written in the Book of Jashar?So the sun stopped
in the middle of the sky
and delayed its setting
almost a full day.
Jacob replied, “My lord knows that the children are weak, and I have nursing sheep and cattle. If they are driven hard for one day, the whole herd will die.
Better a day in Your courts
than a thousand anywhere else.
I would rather be at the door of the house of my God
than to live in the tents of wicked people.
So Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and the Lord sent an east wind over the land all that day and through the night. By morning the east wind had brought in the locusts.
Sometimes the cloud remained only from evening until morning; when the cloud lifted in the morning, they set out. Or if it remained a day and a night, they moved out when the cloud lifted.
1 Samuel 28:20
Immediately, Saul fell flat on the ground. He was terrified by Samuel’s words and was also weak because he hadn’t had any food all day and all night.
2 Corinthians 11:25
Three times I was beaten with rods by the Romans.
Once I was stoned by my enemies.
Three times I was shipwrecked.
I have spent a night and a day
in the open sea.
1 Samuel 30:17
David slaughtered them from twilight until the evening of the next day. None of them escaped, except 400 young men who got on camels and fled.
Jonah set out on the first day of his walk in the city and proclaimed, “In 40 days Nineveh will be demolished!”
Notice the stone I have set before Joshua; on that one stone are seven eyes. I will engrave an inscription on it”—this is the declaration of the Lord of Hosts—“and I will take away the guilt of this land in a single day.
Then about five he went and found others standing around, and said to them, ‘Why have you been standing here all day doing nothing?’
When we completed our voyage from Tyre, we reached Ptolemais, where we greeted the brothers and stayed with them one day.
1 Corinthians 10:8
Let us not commit sexual immorality as some of them did, and in a single day 23,000 people fell dead.
You will bear the consequences of your sins 40 years based on the number of the 40 days that you scouted the land, a year for each day. You will know My displeasure.
For I have assigned you the years of their iniquity according to the number of days you lie down, 390 days; so you will bear the iniquity of the house of Israel.
When you have completed these days, lie down again, but on your right side, and bear the iniquity of the house of Judah. I have assigned you 40 days, a day for each year.
2 Peter 3:8
Dear friends, don’t let this one thing escape you: With the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day.