River Nile

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Exodus 7:21

The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 19:5

The waters of the sea will dry up,
and the river will be parched and dry.

Exodus 7:20

Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded; in the sight of Pharaoh and his officials, he raised the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile was turned to blood.

Genesis 41:2

when seven healthy-looking, well-fed cows came up from the Nile and began to graze among the reeds.

Genesis 41:18

when seven well-fed, healthy-looking cows came up from the Nile and began to graze among the reeds.

Genesis 41:17

So Pharaoh said to Joseph: “In my dream I was standing on the bank of the Nile,

Genesis 41:3

After them, seven other cows, sickly and thin, came up from the Nile and stood beside those cows along the bank of the Nile.

Jeremiah 46:7

Who is this, rising like the Nile,
like rivers whose waters churn?

Exodus 7:17-21

This is what Yahweh says: Here is how you will know that I am Yahweh. Watch. I will strike the water in the Nile with the staff in my hand, and it will turn to blood. The fish in the Nile will die, the river will stink, and the Egyptians will be unable to drink water from it.” So the Lord said to Moses, “Tell Aaron: Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt—over their rivers, canals, ponds, and all their water reservoirs—and they will become blood. There will be blood throughout the land of Egypt, even in wooden and stone containers.”read more.
Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded; in the sight of Pharaoh and his officials, he raised the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile was turned to blood. The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 19:5-8

The waters of the sea will dry up,
and the river will be parched and dry. The channels will stink;
they will dwindle, and Egypt’s canals will be parched.
Reed and rush will die. The reeds by the Nile, by the mouth of the river,
and all the cultivated areas of the Nile
will wither, blow away, and vanish.read more.
Then the fishermen will mourn.
All those who cast hooks into the Nile will lament,
and those who spread nets on the water will shrivel up.

Ezekiel 29:3-5

Speak to him and say: This is what the Lord God says:Look, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt,
the great monster lying in the middle of his Nile,
who says, ‘My Nile is my own;
I made it for myself.’ I will put hooks in your jaws
and make the fish of your streams
cling to your scales.
I will haul you up
from the middle of your Nile,
and all the fish of your streams
will cling to your scales. I will leave you in the desert,
you and all the fish of your streams.
You will fall on the open ground
and will not be taken away
or gathered for burial.
I have given you
to the beasts of the earth
and the birds of the sky as food.

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River Nile » Annual overflow of its banks alluded to

Jeremiah 46:8

Egypt rises like the Nile,
and its waters churn like rivers.
He boasts, “I will go up, I will cover the earth;
I will destroy cities with their residents.”

Amos 8:8

Because of this, won’t the land quake
and all who dwell in it mourn?
All of it will rise like the Nile;
it will surge and then subside
like the Nile in Egypt.

Amos 9:5

The Lord, the God of Hosts—
He touches the earth;
it melts, and all who dwell in it mourn;
all of it rises like the Nile
and subsides like the Nile of Egypt.

River Nile » Called » The river

Genesis 41:1

Two years later Pharaoh had a dream: He was standing beside the Nile,

Genesis 41:3

After them, seven other cows, sickly and thin, came up from the Nile and stood beside those cows along the bank of the Nile.

River Nile » Called » Sihor

Joshua 13:3

from the Shihor east of Egypt to the border of Ekron on the north (considered to be Canaanite territory)—the five Philistine rulers of Gaza, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Gath, and Ekron, as well as the Avvites

Jeremiah 2:18

Now what will you gain
by traveling along the way to Egypt
to drink the waters of the Nile?
What will you gain
by traveling along the way to Assyria
to drink the waters of the Euphrates?

River Nile » Abounded in » Fish

Exodus 7:21

The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 29:4

I will put hooks in your jaws
and make the fish of your streams
cling to your scales.
I will haul you up
from the middle of your Nile,
and all the fish of your streams
will cling to your scales.

River Nile » Remarkable events connected with » Its waters turned into blood

Exodus 7:20

Moses and Aaron did just as the Lord had commanded; in the sight of Pharaoh and his officials, he raised the staff and struck the water in the Nile, and all the water in the Nile was turned to blood.

Exodus 7:15

Go to Pharaoh in the morning. When you see him walking out to the water, stand ready to meet him by the bank of the Nile. Take in your hand the staff that turned into a snake.

River Nile » The egyptians » Drank of

Exodus 7:21

The fish in the Nile died, and the river smelled so bad the Egyptians could not drink water from it. There was blood throughout the land of Egypt.

Exodus 7:24

All the Egyptians dug around the Nile for water to drink because they could not drink the water from the river.

River Nile » The egyptians » Punished by failure of its waters

Isaiah 19:5-6

The waters of the sea will dry up, and the river will be parched and dry. The channels will stink; they will dwindle, and Egypt's canals will be parched. Reed and rush will die.

River Nile » Abounded in » Reeds and flags

Isaiah 19:6-7

The channels will stink; they will dwindle, and Egypt's canals will be parched. Reed and rush will die. The reeds by the Nile, by the mouth of the river, and all the cultivated areas of the Nile will wither, blow away, and vanish.

River Nile » The egyptians » Took great pride in

Ezekiel 29:9

The land of Egypt will be a desolate ruin. Then they will know that I am Yahweh. Because you said, ‘The Nile is my own; I made it,’

River Nile » Abounded in » Crocodiles

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak to him and say: This is what the Lord God says:Look, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt,
the great monster lying in the middle of his Nile,
who says, ‘My Nile is my own;
I made it for myself.’

River Nile » Called » The stream of egypt

Isaiah 27:12

On that day
the Lord will thresh grain from the Euphrates River
as far as the Wadi of Egypt,
and you Israelites will be gathered one by one.

River Nile » Called » The egyptian sea

Isaiah 11:15

The Lord will divide the Gulf of Suez.
He will wave His hand over the Euphrates
with His mighty wind
and will split it into seven streams,
letting people walk through on foot.

River Nile » Empties itself into the mediterranean sea by seven streams

Isaiah 11:15

The Lord will divide the Gulf of Suez.
He will wave His hand over the Euphrates
with His mighty wind
and will split it into seven streams,
letting people walk through on foot.

River Nile » Remarkable events connected with » Male children drowned in

Exodus 1:22

Pharaoh then commanded all his people: “You must throw every son born to the Hebrews into the Nile, but let every daughter live.”

River Nile » The egyptians » Punished by destruction of its fish

Isaiah 19:8

Then the fishermen will mourn.
All those who cast hooks into the Nile will lament,
and those who spread nets on the water will shrivel up.

River Nile » The egyptians » Carried on extensive commerce by

Isaiah 23:3

on many waters.
Tyre’s revenue was the grain from Shihor—
the harvest of the Nile.
She was the merchant among the nations.

River Nile » Remarkable events connected with » Miraculous generation of frogs

Exodus 8:3

The Nile will swarm with frogs; they will come up and go into your palace, into your bedroom and on your bed, into the houses of your officials and your people, and into your ovens and kneading bowls.

River Nile » Remarkable events connected with » Moses exposed on its banks

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with asphalt and pitch. She placed the child in it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.

River Nile » The egyptians » Bathed in

Exodus 2:5

Pharaoh’s daughter went down to bathe at the Nile while her servant girls walked along the riverbank. Seeing the basket among the reeds, she sent her slave girl to get it.

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