72 Bible Verses about Rivers And Streams
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But it came to pass, at the end of certain days, that the torrent dried up, - because there had been no rain in the land.
And he arose in that night and took his two wives, and his two handmaids, and his eleven sons, - and pressed over the ford of Jabbok.
From thence, brake they up, and encamped on the other side of Arnon which is in the desert, that cometh forth out of the boundary of the Amorites, - for, Arnon, is the boundary of Moab, between Moab and the Amorites. For this cause is it said, in the Book of the Wars of Yahweh, - -- Waheb with a hurricane, And the ravines of Arnon; And the bottom of the ravines, that extendeth toward the dwelling of Ar, - And adjoineth to the boundary of Moab,
Mine own brethren, have proved treacherous like a torrent, like a channel of torrents which disappear: Which darken by reason of the cold, over them, is a covering made by the snow: By the time they begin to thaw, they are dried up, as soon as it is warm, they have vanished out of their place.
Wherefore hath my pain become perpetual? And my wound, incurable? Refuseth to be healed? Wilt thou, indeed be, to me As a brook that disappointeth, Waters that cannot be trusted?
Who hast sent forth springs, through the torrent-beds, Between the mountains, they flow along;
And the messenger of Yahweh b found her by the fountain of water in the desert, - by the fountain in the way to Shur.
Then came they in to Elim, and there, were twelve fountains of water and seventy palm-trees, - so they encamped there, by the waters.
And it came pass, when she came, that she moved him to ask of her father a field, and, when she alighted from off the ass, Caleb said unto her - What aileth thee? And she said unto him - Give me a present; for, south land, hast thou given me, give me therefore pools of water. So Caleb gave her Upper-pools, and Lower-pools.
And the men of the city said unto Elisha, Lo! we pray thee, the situation of the city, is good, as, my lord, seeth, - but, the waters, are bad, and, the land, apt to miscarry. And he said - Bring me a new bowl, and put therein, salt. So they brought it unto him; and he went forth unto the spring of the waters, and cast therein, saith, - and said - Thus, saith Yahweh, I have healed these waters; there shall come from thence, no longer, death or aptness to miscarry.read more.
So the waters were healed, as they remain unto this day, - according to the word of Elisha which he spake.
Now, a river, was coming forth out of Eden, to water the garden, - and, from thence, it parted, and became four heads, The name of the one, is Pishon, - the same, is that which surroundeth all the land of Havilah, where is gold; moreover the gold of that and, is good, - there, is the bdellium, and the beryl stone,read more.
And the name of the second river, is Gihon, - the same, is that which surroundeth all the land of Cush, And, the name of the third river, is Hiddekel, the same, is that which goeth in front of Assyria; and the fourth river, is Euphrates.
And it came to pass at the end of two years of days, that, Pharaoh, was dreaming, when lo! he was standing by the river (Nile); and lo! from the river, were coming up seven heifers, comely in appearance and fat in flesh, - and they fed among the rushes. And lo! seven heifers more coming up after them out of the river, uncomely in appearance and lean in flesh, - and they came and stood beside the heifers, by the lip of the river.
Then did the sons of Israel break up, - and encamp in the waste plains of Moab, on the other side of the Jordan by Jericho.
Turn ye and set yourselves forward, and enter into the hill country of the Amorites, and into all the places near, in the plain, in the mountain, and in the lowland, and in the south, and in the coast of the sea, - the land of Canaan and the Lebanon, as far as the great river, the river Euphrates.
Ho! thou land of the buzzing of wings, - Which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia:
So then I saw, in the vision, and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was in Shusan the fortress, which is in Persia the province, - yea I saw it in a vision, when, I, was by the river Ulai.
And Yahweh said unto Moses, - Say unto Aaron - Take thy staff, and stretch forth thy hand over the waters of Egypt, over their streams over their rivers, and over their pools and over all their collections of water - that they may become blood, - so shall there be blood in all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.
Then proclaimed I there a fast, by the river Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, - to seek of him a smooth way, for us and for our little ones, and for all our substance.
And it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth mouth on the fifth day of the month I being in the midst of them of the captivity, by the river Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.
Then journeyed they through the desert, and went round the land of Edom, and the land of Moab, and so came, from the rising of the sun, to the land of Moab, but encamped beyond Arnon, - and entered not within the boundary of Moab, for, Arnon, is the boundary of Moab.
Yet shall it be that - Like wandering birds from a nest cast forth, Shall be the daughters of Moab, at the fords of Amen.
Confounded is Moab! For it is broken down! Howl and make outcry, - Tell ye in Arnon, That Moab is spoiled;
Are not, Abanah and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? may I not bathe, in them, and be clean? So he turned, and went away in a rage.
In his days, came up Pharaoh-necoh king of Egypt, against the king of Assyria, unto the river Euphrates, - and, when King Josiah went against him, he slew him at Megiddo, as soon as he saw him.
After all this - when Josiah had prepared the house, Neco king of Egypt came up,-to fight against Carchemish, by Euphrates, and Josiah went forth against him.
And Yahweh, will devote to destruction, the gulf of the Egyptian sea, And will brandish his hand against the River, in the full force of his spirit, - And will smite it in the seven streams And cause a marching through in sandals,
And it shall be when thou hast made an end of reading this scroll, that thou shalt bind thereunto a stone, and cast it in the midst of the Euphrates, Then shalt thou say, - In like manner, shall Babylon sink and not rise Because of the calamity which I am about to bring thereupon: So shall they perish. Thus far, are, the words of Jeremiah.
And, the sixth, poured out his bowl upon the great river: theEuphrates; and the water thereof, was dried up, that the way might be prepared, of the kings who were from the rising of the sun.
In the ninth year of Hoshea, did the king of Assyria capture Samaria, and carried Israel away captive to Assyria, - and settled them in Halah, and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and the mountains of Media.
So the king of Assyria drave away Israel to Assyria, - and settled them in Halah, and in Habor, by the river of Gozan, and the mountains of Media:
And Sihon suffered not Israel to pass through his boundary, but Sihon gathered together all his people, and came forth to meet Israel, towards the desert, and entered Jahaz, and fought with Israel. And Israel smote him with the edge of the sword, - and took possession of his land, from Arnon unto Jabbok, unto the sons of Ammon, for strong, was the boundary of the sons of Ammon.
And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites, gave I - from Gilead even as far as the ravine of Arnon, the middle of the ravine and boundary, - even as far as the Jabbok ravine, the boundary of the sons
And the king of the sons of Ammon said unto the messengers of Jephthah - Because Israel took away my land, when they came up out of Egypt, from Arnon even unto the Jabbok, and unto the Jordan, - now, therefore, restore them in peace.
So Lot lifted up his eyes and beheld all the circuit of the Jordan, that the whole of it, was well-watered, - before Yahweh destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, like the Garden of Yahweh, like the land of Egypt, as thou enterest into Zoar. And Lot chose for himself all the circuit of the Jordan, so Lot brake up eastwards, - and they separated themselves, each man from his brother:
And Jacob said, God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, - Yahweh, who wast saying unto me, - Return to thy land and to thy kindred that I may deal well with thee: I am too small for all the lovingkindnesses and for all the faithfulness, which thou hast done unto thy servant, - For with my staff, passed I over this Jordan, But, now, have I become two camps.
And it was so, when Elisha the man of God heard that the king of Israel had rent his clothes, that he sent unto the king, saying - Wherefore hast thou rent thy clothes? let him come, I pray thee, unto me, that he may get to know that there is a prophet in Israel. So Naaman came, with his horses and with his chariot, and stood at the entrance of the house of Elisha; and Elisha sent a messenger unto him, saying, - Go and bathe seven times in the Jordan, so shall thy flesh come back to thee, and be thou clean.read more.
But Naaman was wroth, and went away, - and said - Lo! I thought, Unto me, will he, come right out, and take his stand, and call on the name of Yahweh his God, and wave his hand towards the spot, and so set free the leper. Are not, Abanah and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? may I not bathe, in them, and be clean? So he turned, and went away in a rage. Then drew near his servants, and spake unto him, and said - My father! if, some great thing, the prophet had commanded thee, wouldst thou not have done it? then, how much rather, when he hath said unto thee, Bathe and be clean? Then went he down, and dipped himself in the Jordan, seven times, according to the word of the man of God: and his flesh came back, as the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.
John the Immerser came, in the wilderness, proclaiming an immersion of repentance for remission of sins; and there were going out unto him all the Judaea country and all they of Jerusalem, and were being immersed by him in the Jordan river, openly confessing their sins;
Then, were going forth unto him - Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round about the Jordan: and were being immersed in the Jordan river, by him, openly confessing their sins.
Thus came I unto them of the captivity, at Tel-abib. who were dwelling towards he river Chebar and I dwelt where They were dwelling; yea I dwelt there seven days, stunned in their midst,
Then he took me unto the gate, - even the gate that locked toward the east.; when lo! the glory of the God of Israel coming from the way of the east, - and the sound of him, was as the sound of many waters, and the earth shone with his glory, a And it was like the appearance of the vision which I had seen like the vision which I saw - when I came in to destroy the city, also the visions were like the vision which I saw by the river Chebar, - so I fell upon my face.
Then came the word of Yahweh unto him, saying: Get thee hence, and turn thee eastward, - and hide thyself in the ravine of Cherith, which faceth the Jordan; and it shall be that, of the torrent, shalt thou drink, - and, the ravens, have I commanded to sustain thee, there.read more.
So he went and did, according to the word of Yahweh, - yea he went and dwelt in the ravine of Cherith, which faceth the Jordan. And, the ravens, used to bring him bread and flesh, in the morning, and bread and flesh, in the evening, - and, of the torrent, used he to drink. But it came to pass, at the end of certain days, that the torrent dried up, - because there had been no rain in the land.
And she sent and called for Barak son of Abinoam, out of Kadesh-naphtali, - and said unto him - Hath not Yahweh God of Israel, commanded, - Come and draw towards Mount Tabor, and bring with thee - ten thousand men, of the sons of Naphtali, and of the sons of Zebulun; and I will draw unto thee, unto the torrent of Kishon, Sisera, prince of the host of Jabin, with his chariots, and with his multitude, - and will deliver him into thy hand?
The torrent of Kishon, swept them away, the torrent of olden times, the torrent of Kishon! Let my soul march along, with victorious strength!
And Elijah said unto them - Seize ye the prophets of Baal - let not, a man, of them escape. So they seized them. And Elijah took them down unto the ravine of Kishon, and slaughtered them there.
Make them like Midian, like Sisera, like Jabin, by the torrent of Kishon;
Thus, saith Yahweh, Hereby, shalt thou know that, I, am Yahweh, - Lo! I, am smiting with the staff that is in my hand upon the waters that are in the river and they shall be turned to blood; and, the fish that is in the river shall die and the river shall be loathsome, - and the Egyptians, shall disdain, to drink water out of the river. And Yahweh said unto Moses, - Say unto Aaron - Take thy staff, and stretch forth thy hand over the waters of Egypt, over their streams over their rivers, and over their pools and over all their collections of water - that they may become blood, - so shall there be blood in all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.read more.
And Moses and Aaron, did so, as Yahweh commanded, and he lifted high the staff, and smote the waters which were in the river, before the eyes of Pharaoh, and before the eyes of his servants, - and all the waters which were in the river were turned to blood; and the fish that was in the river, died and the river became loathsome, so that the Egyptians could not drink water out of the river, - thus came it to pass that blood was in all the land of Egypt.
And the waters shall be dried up from the great stream, - And the River, shall waste and be dry; And rivers, shall stink, The canals of Egypt be shallow and waste, Reed and rush, he withered; The meadows by the Nile, by the mouth of the Nile. And all that is sown in the Nile, Shall be dry, driven away, and not be!read more.
Then shall the fishers, lament, And all shall mourn who cast in the Nile a hook, - And they who spread nets on the face of the waters shall languish;
Speak, and thou shalt say - Thus, saith My Lord Yahweh Behold me! against thee O Pharaoh king of Egypt, The great Crocodile that lieth along in the midst of his rivers: Who saith - My river is, mine own, Since I myself made it me! Therefore will I put hooks in thy jaws, And cause the fish of thy rivers to stick fast in thy scales,- And will bring thee up out of the midst of thy rivers, And lull the fish of thy rivers Ito thy scales shall stick fast; And I will stretch thee out towards the desert thee and all the fish of thy rivers, Off the face of the field, shalt thou lie Thou shalt not be carried away. nor shalt thou be gathered, To the wild beast of the earth and to the bird of the heavens, have I given thee for food.
And, the name of the third river, is Hiddekel, the same, is that which goeth in front of Assyria; and the fourth river, is Euphrates.
And, on the twenty-fourth day of the first month, - when, I, was by the side of the great river, the same, is Tigris, then lifted I up mine eyes, and looked, and lo! a man, clothed in linen, - whose loins, were girded with the bright gold of Uphaz;
The gates of the rivers, have been opened, - and, the palace, doth quake. And, Huzzab, hath been taken captive - hath been led up, - and, her handmaids, are making a moan like the sound of doves, as they taber upon their heart. Yet, as for Nineveh, like a reservoir of waters, are her waters, - but, those men, are in flight! Stand! stand but no one is turning.
So, the men, pursued them by way of the Jordan unto the fords, - the gate being shut as soon as they who pursued them had gone forth.
And he said unto them - Come down after me, for Yahweh hath delivered your enemies, the Moabites, into your hand. So they came down after him, and captured the fords of the Jordan, towards Moab, and suffered not a man to pass over.
And the Gileadites captured the fords of the Jordan, against the Ephraimites, - and so it was, that, when the fugitives of Ephraim said, Let me pass over, the men of Gilead said to him, An Ephraimite, art thou? and, if he said - Nay! they said to him, Come now, say Shibboleth, and, if he said Sibboleth, and he could not take heed to speak in that manner, then laid they hold on him, and slew him at the fords of the Jordan, - and there fell, at that time, of the Ephraimites, forty-two thousand.
Now, therefore, send quickly, and tell David, saying, - Do not lodge to-night in the waste plains of the wilderness, thou must, even pass over, lest the king be swallowed up, and all the people who are with him.
And it came to pass, when the people set out from their tents, to cross the Jordan, - with the priests, bearing the ark of the covenant before the people, then, as the bearers of the ark came as far as the Jordan, and, the feet of the priests who were bearing the ark, were dipped in the edge of the waters, - the Jordan being full over all his banks, all the days of harvest, that the waters which were coming down from above, stood - rose up in one mound, a great way off, by the city Adam, which is beside Zarethan, and, they which were going down to the sea of the waste plain, the salt sea, failed - were cut off, - and, the people, passed over, right against Jericho.read more.
And the priests who were bearing the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, stood on dry ground, in the midst of the Jordan, with firm footing, - while all Israel were passing over on dry ground, until all the nation had made an end of passing over the Jordan.
But, fifty men of the sons of the prophets, came, and stood over against them, afar off, - and, they two, stood by the Jordan. Then Elijah took his mantle, and wrapped it together, and smote the waters, and they were divided, hither and thither, - so that they two, passed over, on dry ground.
In that day, did Yahweh solemnise with Abram a covenant, saying, - To thy seed, have I given this land, from the river of Egypt as far as the great river - the river Euphrates:
Moses my servant, is dead, - Now, therefore, arise, pass over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, into the land which I am giving unto them - unto the sons of Israel.
Sihon, king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, - ruling from Aroer, which is on the edge of the ravine of Arnon, and the middle of the ravine, and half Gilead, even as far as the ravine Jabbok, the boundary of the sons of Ammon;
And, Solomon, became ruler over all the kingdoms, from the River even unto the land of the Philistines, and as far as the boundary of Egypt, - and these were bringing presents, and serving Solomon, all the days of his life.
For the land which thou art entering to, possess, not like the land of Egypt, it is, from whence ye came out, - where thou didst sow thy seed, and then water it with thy foot, like a garden of herbs;
So he took of the seed of the land, and planted it in a field for seed,- He took it near mighty waters, Like a willow-tree, he set it. And it shot forth, and became a spreading vine of lowly stature, Its branches turning towards him, And its roots under him spread,- So it became a vine, And brought forth shoots, And sent forth boughs. And it came to pass that there was another great eagle, with large wings, and abundant plumage,- And lo! this vine, stretched its roots hungry towards him. And its branches, sent it forth unto him, That he might cause it to drink out of the beds where it was planted:read more.
In a goodly field by mighty waters, was it planted,- That it might bring forth boughs, and bear fruit, That it might become a splendid vine.
Thy mother was like a vine of thy vineyard, By waters, was planted, - Fruitful and full of branches, she became By reason of waters abundant;
and on the day of rest, we went forth outside the gate, beside a river, where we supposed there was a place of prayer, - and, sitting down, we went on to speak unto the women who had come together.
By the rivers of Babylon, there, we sat down, yea we wept - when we remembered Zion: Upon the willows - in the midst thereof, hanged we our lyres: For, there, our captors asked of us words of song, and our plunderers - gladness, - Sing us of the songs of Zion!
and Elisha sent a messenger unto him, saying, - Go and bathe seven times in the Jordan, so shall thy flesh come back to thee, and be thou clean.
and there were going out unto him all the Judaea country and all they of Jerusalem, and were being immersed by him in the Jordan river, openly confessing their sins;
and were being immersed in the Jordan river, by him, openly confessing their sins.
And, as they were journeying along the way, they came unto a certain water, - and the eunuch saith - Lo! water! What doth hinder my being immersed? And he commanded the chariot to stand still; and they went down, both, into the water, both Philip and the eunuch, - and he immersed him.
Thou, didst cleave open fountain and torrent, Thou, didst dry up rivers of steady flow:
He clave the sea, and caused them to pass through, And reared up the waters like a mound; And led them, by a cloud, in the daytime, And all the night, by a light of fire; He used to cleave rocks in the desert, And let them drink as out of mighty deeps;read more.
And he brought forth streams out of the cliff, And caused waters to flow down, like rivers.
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