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11 Bible Verses about River Nile

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Exodus 7:21

The fish that were in the river died; and the river became foul, and the Egyptians couldn't drink water from the river; and the blood was throughout all the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 19:5

The waters will fail from the sea, and the river will be wasted and become dry.

Exodus 7:20

Moses and Aaron did so, as Yahweh commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and struck the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood.

Genesis 41:2

Behold, there came up out of the river seven cattle, sleek and fat, and they fed in the marsh grass.

Genesis 41:18

and behold, there came up out of the river seven cattle, fat and sleek. They fed in the marsh grass,

Genesis 41:17

Pharaoh spoke to Joseph, "In my dream, behold, I stood on the brink of the river:

Genesis 41:3

Behold, seven other cattle came up after them out of the river, ugly and thin, and stood by the other cattle on the brink of the river.

Jeremiah 46:7

Who is this who rises up like the Nile, whose waters toss themselves like the rivers?

Exodus 7:17-21

Thus says Yahweh, "In this you shall know that I am Yahweh. Behold, I will strike with the rod that is in my hand on the waters which are in the river, and they shall be turned to blood. The fish that are in the river shall die, and the river shall become foul; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink water from the river."'" Yahweh said to Moses, "Tell Aaron, 'Take your rod, and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their streams, and over their pools, and over all their ponds of water, that they may become blood; and there shall be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.'"read more.
Moses and Aaron did so, as Yahweh commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and struck the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood. The fish that were in the river died; and the river became foul, and the Egyptians couldn't drink water from the river; and the blood was throughout all the land of Egypt.

Isaiah 19:5-8

The waters will fail from the sea, and the river will be wasted and become dry. The rivers will become foul. The streams of Egypt will be diminished and dried up. The reeds and flags will wither away. The meadows by the Nile, by the brink of the Nile, and all the sown fields of the Nile, will become dry, be driven away, and be no more.read more.
The fishermen will lament, and all those who fish in the Nile will mourn, and those who spread nets on the waters will languish.

Ezekiel 29:3-5

Speak and say, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Behold, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great monster that lies in the midst of his rivers, that has said, 'My river is my own, and I have made it for myself.' I will put hooks in your jaws, and I will make the fish of your rivers stick to your scales; and I will bring you up out of the midst of your rivers, with all the fish of your rivers which stick to your scales. I'll cast you forth into the wilderness, you and all the fish of your rivers. You'll fall on the open field. You won't be brought together, nor gathered. I have given you for food to the animals of the earth and to the birds of the sky.

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River Nile » Annual overflow of its banks alluded to

Jeremiah 46:8

Egypt rises up like the Nile, and his waters toss themselves like the rivers: and he says, I will rise up, I will cover the earth; I will destroy cities and its inhabitants.

Amos 8:8

Won't the land tremble for this, and everyone mourn who dwells in it? Yes, it will rise up wholly like the River; and it will be stirred up and sink again, like the River of Egypt.

Amos 9:5

For the Lord, Yahweh of Armies, is he who touches the land and it melts, and all who dwell in it will mourn; and it will rise up wholly like the River, and will sink again, like the River of Egypt.

River Nile » Called » The river

Genesis 41:1

It happened at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and behold, he stood by the river.

Genesis 41:3

Behold, seven other cattle came up after them out of the river, ugly and thin, and stood by the other cattle on the brink of the river.

River Nile » Called » Sihor

Joshua 13:3

from the Shihor, which is before Egypt, even to the border of Ekron northward, which is counted as Canaanite; the five lords of the Philistines; the Gazites, and the Ashdodites, the Ashkelonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avvim,

Jeremiah 2:18

Now what have you to do in the way to Egypt, to drink the waters of the Shihor? Or what have you to do in the way to Assyria, to drink the waters of the River?

River Nile » Abounded in » Fish

Exodus 7:21

The fish that were in the river died; and the river became foul, and the Egyptians couldn't drink water from the river; and the blood was throughout all the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 29:4

I will put hooks in your jaws, and I will make the fish of your rivers stick to your scales; and I will bring you up out of the midst of your rivers, with all the fish of your rivers which stick to your scales.

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

Exodus 7:20

Moses and Aaron did so, as Yahweh commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and struck the waters that were in the river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood.

Exodus 7:15

Go to Pharaoh in the morning. Behold, he goes out to the water; and you shall stand by the river's bank to meet him; and the rod which was turned to a serpent you shall take in your hand.

River Nile » The egyptians » Drank of

Exodus 7:21

The fish that were in the river died; and the river became foul, and the Egyptians couldn't drink water from the river; and the blood was throughout all the land of Egypt.

Exodus 7:24

All the Egyptians dug around the river for water to drink; for they couldn't drink of the water of the river.

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

Isaiah 19:5-6

The waters will fail from the sea, and the river will be wasted and become dry. The rivers will become foul. The streams of Egypt will be diminished and dried up. The reeds and flags will wither away.

River Nile » Abounded in » Reeds and flags

Isaiah 19:6-7

The rivers will become foul. The streams of Egypt will be diminished and dried up. The reeds and flags will wither away. The meadows by the Nile, by the brink of the Nile, and all the sown fields of the Nile, will become dry, be driven away, and be no more.

River Nile » The egyptians » Took great pride in

Ezekiel 29:9

The land of Egypt shall be a desolation and a waste; and they shall know that I am Yahweh. Because he has said, 'The river is mine, and I have made it;'

River Nile » Abounded in » Crocodiles

Ezekiel 29:3

Speak and say, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Behold, I am against you, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great monster that lies in the midst of his rivers, that has said, 'My river is my own, and I have made it for myself.'

River Nile » Called » The stream of egypt

Isaiah 27:12

It will happen in that day, that Yahweh will thresh from the flowing stream of the Euphrates to the brook of Egypt; and you will be gathered one by one, children of Israel.

River Nile » Called » The egyptian sea

Isaiah 11:15

Yahweh will utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his scorching wind he will wave his hand over the River, and will split it into seven streams, and cause men to march over in sandals.

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

Isaiah 11:15

Yahweh will utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his scorching wind he will wave his hand over the River, and will split it into seven streams, and cause men to march over in sandals.

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

Exodus 1:22

Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "You shall cast every son who is born into the river, and every daughter you shall save alive."

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

Isaiah 19:8

The fishermen will lament, and all those who fish in the Nile will mourn, and those who spread nets on the waters will languish.

River Nile » The egyptians » Carried on extensive commerce by

Isaiah 23:3

On great waters, the seed of the Shihor, the harvest of the Nile, was her revenue. She was the market of nations.

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

Exodus 8:3

and the river shall swarm with frogs, which shall go up and come into your house, and into your bedroom, and on your bed, and into the house of your servants, and on your people, and into your ovens, and into your kneading troughs:

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

Exodus 2:3

When she could no longer hide him, she took a papyrus basket for him, and coated it with tar and with pitch. She put the child in it, and laid it in the reeds by the river's bank.

River Nile » The egyptians » Bathed in

Exodus 2:5

Pharaoh's daughter came down to bathe at the river. Her maidens walked along by the riverside. She saw the basket among the reeds, and sent her handmaid to get it.