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Theasaurus: Rivers

61 Bible Verses about Rivers

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Psalm 46:4

[There is] a river- its streams delight the city of God, the holy dwelling place of the Most High.

Revelation 22:1

Then he showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb

Revelation 16:4

The third poured out his bowl into the rivers and the springs of water, and they became blood.

Genesis 2:10

A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers.

Isaiah 41:18

I will open rivers on the barren heights, and springs in the middle of the plains. I will turn the desert into a pool of water and dry land into springs of water.

Isaiah 43:19

Look, I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it? Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the desert.

Isaiah 66:12

For this is what the Lord says: I will make peace flow to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flood; you will nurse and be carried on [her] hip, and bounced on [her] lap.

Isaiah 18:1

Ah! The land of buzzing insect wings beyond the rivers of Cush

Isaiah 19:5

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

Jeremiah 17:8

He will be like a tree planted by water: it sends its roots out toward a stream, it doesn't fear when heat comes, and its foliage remains green. It will not worry in a year of drought or cease producing fruit.

Zephaniah 3:10

From beyond the rivers of Cush My supplicants, My dispersed people, will bring an offering to Me.

Amos 5:24

But let justice flow like water, and righteousness, like an unfailing stream.

Ezekiel 47:9

Every [kind of] living creature that swarms will live wherever the river flows, and there will be a huge number of fish because this water goes there. Since the water will become fresh, there will be life everywhere the river goes.

Psalm 98:8

Let the rivers clap their hands; let the mountains shout together for joy

Genesis 2:14

The name of the third river is the Tigris, which flows to the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the streams flow to the sea, yet the sea is never full. The streams are flowing to the place, and they flow there again.

Psalm 65:9

You visit the earth and water it abundantly, enriching it greatly. God's stream is filled with water, for You prepare the earth in this way, providing [people] with grain.

Revelation 22:2

down the middle of the broad street [of the city]. On both sides of the river was the tree of life bearing 12 kinds of fruit, producing its fruit every month. The leaves of the tree are for healing the nations,

Psalm 24:2

for He laid its foundation on the seas and established it on the rivers.

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 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.

Job 14:11

As water disappears from the sea and a wadi becomes parched and dry,

Hebrews 5:10

and He was declared by God a high priest "in the order of Melchizedek."

John 11:49

One of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, "You know nothing at all!

Zechariah 3:1

Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the Angel of the Lord, with Satan standing at his right side to accuse him.

Hebrews 7:27

He doesn't need to offer sacrifices every day, as high priests do-first for their own sins, then for those of the people. He did this once for all when He offered Himself.

Hebrews 5:1

For every high priest taken from men is appointed in service to God for the people, to offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins.

Hebrews 9:7

But the high priest alone enters the second room, and that only once a year, and never without blood, which he offers for himself and for the sins of the people committed in ignorance.

Hebrews 8:1

Now the main point of what is being said is this: we have this kind of high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens,

John 11:51

He did not say this on his own, but being high priest that year he prophesied that Jesus was going to die for the nation,

John 18:19

The high priest questioned Jesus about His disciples and about His teaching.

Matthew 26:63

But Jesus kept silent. Then the high priest said to Him, "By the living God I place You under oath: tell us if You are the Messiah, the Son of God!"

Mark 14:60

Then the high priest stood up before them all and questioned Jesus, "Don't You have an answer to what these men are testifying against You?"

Matthew 26:57

Those who had arrested Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders had convened.

Hebrews 7:28

For the law appoints as high priests men who are weak, but the promise of the oath, which came after the law, [appoints] a Son, who has been perfected forever.

Acts 23:2

But the high priest Ananias ordered those who were standing next to him to strike him on the mouth.

Hebrews 7:17

For it has been testified: You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek.

Hebrews 7:12

For when there is a change of the priesthood, there must be a change of law as well.

Acts 19:14

Seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this.

John 18:10

Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it, struck the high priest's slave, and cut off his right ear. (The slave's name was Malchus.)

John 18:13

First they led Him to Annas, for he was the father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was high priest that year.

Leviticus 21:10

"The priest who is highest among his brothers, who has had the anointing oil poured on his head and has been ordained to wear the garments, must not dishevel his hair or tear his garments.

Hebrews 5:5

In the same way, the Messiah did not exalt Himself to become a high priest, but the One who said to Him, You are My Son; today I have become Your Father,

Matthew 26:62

The high priest then stood up and said to Him, "Don't You have an answer to what these men are testifying against You?"

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Fishes » Inhabit » Rivers

Exodus 7:18

The fish in the Nile will die, the river will stink, and the Egyptians will be unable to drink water from it."

Ezekiel 29:5

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.

Gates » Made to » Rivers

Nahum 2:6

The river gates are opened, and the palace erodes away.

Rivers » Jordan » Spiritual

Psalm 36:8

They are filled from the abundance of Your house; You let them drink from Your refreshing stream,

Psalm 46:4

[There is] a river- its streams delight the city of God, the holy dwelling place of the Most High.

Revelation 22:1

Then he showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb

Isaiah 48:18

If only you had paid attention to My commands. Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Ezekiel 47:5

Again he measured off a third of a [mile], and it was a river that I could not cross [on foot]. For the water had risen; it was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be crossed [on foot].

Rivers » Illustrative » (drying up of,) of God's judgments

Zechariah 10:11

He will pass through the sea of distress and strike the waves of the sea; all the depths of the Nile will dry up. The pride of Assyria will be brought down, and the scepter of Egypt will come to an end.

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea so that it dries up, and He makes all the rivers run dry. Bashan and Carmel wither; even the flower of Lebanon withers.

Jeremiah 51:36

Therefore, this is what the Lord says: I am about to plead your case and take vengeance on your behalf; I will dry up her sea and make her fountain run dry.

Isaiah 19:1-8

An oracle against Egypt: Look, the Lord rides on a swift cloud and is coming to Egypt. Egypt's idols will tremble before Him, and Egypt's heart will melt within it. I will provoke Egypt against Egypt; each will fight against his brother and each against his friend, city against city, kingdom against kingdom. Egypt's spirit will be disturbed within it, and I will frustrate its plans. Then they will seek idols, ghosts, spirits of the dead, and spiritists. read more.
I will deliver Egypt into the hands of harsh masters, and a strong king will rule it. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the declaration of the Lord God of Hosts. 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. 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.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Chebar

Ezekiel 1:1

In the thirtieth year, in the fourth [month], on the fifth [day] of the month, while I was among the exiles by the Chebar Canal, the heavens opened and I saw visions of God.

Ezekiel 10:15

The cherubim ascended; these were the living creatures I had seen by the Chebar Canal.

Ezekiel 10:20

These were the living creatures I had seen beneath the God of Israel by the Chebar Canal, and I recognized that they were cherubim.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of the gifts and graces of the holy spirit

Psalm 46:4

[There is] a river- its streams delight the city of God, the holy dwelling place of the Most High.

Isaiah 41:18

I will open rivers on the barren heights, and springs in the middle of the plains. I will turn the desert into a pool of water and dry land into springs of water.

Isaiah 43:19-20

Look, I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it? Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the desert. The animals of the field will honor Me, jackals and ostriches, because I provide water in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert, to give drink to My chosen people.

Rivers » Many, fordable in some places

Isaiah 16:2

Like a bird fleeing, forced from the nest, the daughters of Moab will be at the fords of the Arnon.

Joshua 2:7

The men pursued them along the road to the fords of the Jordan, and as soon as they left to pursue them, the gate was shut.

Genesis 32:22

During the night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female slaves, and his 11 sons, and crossed the ford of Jabbok.

Rivers » Illustrative » (overflowing of,) of God's judgments

Isaiah 28:2

Look, the Lord has a strong and mighty one- like a devastating hail storm, like a storm with strong flooding waters. He will bring it across the land with [His] hand.

Isaiah 8:7

the Lord will certainly bring against them the mighty rushing waters of the Euphrates River- the king of Assyria and all his glory. It will overflow its channels and spill over all its banks.

Isaiah 28:18

Your deal with Death will be dissolved, and your agreement with Sheol will not last. When the overwhelming scourge passes through, you will be trampled.

Rivers » Source of

Job 28:10

He cuts out channels in the rocks, and his eyes spot every treasure.

Psalm 104:8

mountains rose and valleys sank- to the place You established for them.

Psalm 104:10

He causes the springs to gush into the valleys; they flow between the mountains.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Gozan

1 Chronicles 5:26

So the God of Israel put it into the mind of Pul (that is, Tiglath-pileser) king of Assyria to take the Reubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh into exile. He took them to Halah, Habor, Hara, and Gozan's river, [where they are] until today.

2 Kings 17:6

In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria. He deported the Israelites to Assyria and settled them in Halah and by the Habor, Gozan's river, and in the cities of the Medes.

Rivers » Banks of » Frequently overflowed

1 Chronicles 12:15

These are the men who crossed the Jordan in the first month when it was overflowing all its banks, and put to flight all [those in] the valleys to the east and to the west.

Joshua 3:15

Now the Jordan overflows its banks throughout the harvest season. But as soon as the priests carrying the ark reached the Jordan, their feet touched the water at its edge

Rivers » Gozan

1 Chronicles 5:26

So the God of Israel put it into the mind of Pul (that is, Tiglath-pileser) king of Assyria to take the Reubenites, Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh into exile. He took them to Halah, Habor, Hara, and Gozan's river, [where they are] until today.

2 Kings 17:6

In the ninth year of Hoshea, the king of Assyria captured Samaria. He deported the Israelites to Assyria and settled them in Halah and by the Habor, Gozan's river, and in the cities of the Medes.

Rivers » Run into the sea

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the streams flow to the sea, yet the sea is never full. The streams are flowing to the place, and they flow there again.

Ezekiel 47:8

He said to me, "This water flows out to the eastern region and goes down to the Arabah. When it enters the sea, the sea of foul water, the water [of the sea] becomes fresh.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Jabbok

Joshua 12:2

Sihon king of the Amorites lived in Heshbon. He ruled [over the territory] from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along the middle of the valley, and half of Gilead up to the Jabbok River (the border of the Ammonites),

Deuteronomy 2:37

But you did not go near the Ammonites' land, all along the bank of the Jabbok River and the cities of the hill country, everything that the Lord our God had commanded.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Arnon

Deuteronomy 2:36

There was no city that was inaccessible to us, from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along with the city in the valley, even as far as Gilead. The Lord our God gave everything to us.

Joshua 12:1

The Israelites struck down the following kings of the land and took possession of their land beyond the Jordan to the east and from the Arnon Valley to Mount Hermon, including all the Arabah eastward:

Rivers » Some of » Deep

Zechariah 10:11

He will pass through the sea of distress and strike the waves of the sea; all the depths of the Nile will dry up. The pride of Assyria will be brought down, and the scepter of Egypt will come to an end.

Ezekiel 47:5

Again he measured off a third of a [mile], and it was a river that I could not cross [on foot]. For the water had risen; it was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be crossed [on foot].

Rivers » Some of » Great and mighty

Psalm 74:15

You opened up springs and streams; You dried up ever-flowing rivers.

Rivers » Often the boundaries of kingdoms

1 Kings 4:24

for he had dominion over everything west of the Euphrates from Tiphsah to Gaza and over all the kings west of the Euphrates. He had peace on all his surrounding borders.

Joshua 22:25

For the Lord has made the Jordan a border between us and you descendants of Reuben and Gad. You have no share in the Lord!' So your descendants may cause our descendants to stop fearing the Lord.

Rivers » Some of » Parted into many streams

Genesis 2:10

A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers.

Rivers » Flow through valleys

Psalm 104:8

mountains rose and valleys sank- to the place You established for them.

Psalm 104:10

He causes the springs to gush into the valleys; they flow between the mountains.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Jordan

2 Kings 5:10

Then Elisha sent him a messenger, who said, "Go wash seven times in the Jordan and your flesh will be restored and you will be clean."

Joshua 3:8

Command the priests carrying the ark of the covenant: 'When you reach the edge of the waters, stand in the Jordan.' "

Rivers » Illustrative » (fruitfulness of trees planted by,) of the permanent prosperity of saints

Jeremiah 17:8

He will be like a tree planted by water: it sends its roots out toward a stream, it doesn't fear when heat comes, and its foliage remains green. It will not worry in a year of drought or cease producing fruit.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of heavy afflictions

Psalm 69:2

I have sunk in deep mud, and there is no footing; I have come into deep waters, and a flood sweeps over me.

Rivers » Banks of » Peculiarly fruitful

Isaiah 32:20

Happy are you who sow seed beside abundant waters, who let ox and donkey range freely.

Rivers » Cities often built beside

Psalm 46:4

[There is] a river- its streams delight the city of God, the holy dwelling place of the Most High.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of the abundance of grace in Christ

Isaiah 32:2

Each will be like a shelter from the wind, a refuge from the rain, like streams of water in a dry land and the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

Rivers » Banks of » Covered with flags

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.

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.

Rivers » God's power over, unlimited

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea so that it dries up, and He makes all the rivers run dry. Bashan and Carmel wither; even the flower of Lebanon withers.

Isaiah 50:2

Why was no one there when I came? Why was there no one to answer when I called? Is My hand too short to redeem? Or do I have no power to deliver? Look, I dry up the sea by My rebuke; I turn the rivers into a wilderness; their fish rot because of lack of water and die of thirst.

Rivers » Banks of » Frequented by doves

Song of Songs 5:12

His eyes are like doves beside streams of water, washed in milk and set like jewels.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of abundance

Job 20:17

He will not enjoy the streams, the rivers flowing with honey and cream.

Job 29:6

when my feet were bathed in cream and the rock poured out streams of oil for me!

Rivers » Of canaan abounded with fish

Leviticus 11:9-10

"This [is what] you may eat from all that is in the water: You may eat everything in the water that has fins and scales, whether in the seas or streams. But these are to be detestable to you: everything that does not have fins and scales in the seas or streams, among all the swarming things and [other] living creatures in the water.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of jotbath

Deuteronomy 10:7

They traveled from there to Gudgodah, and from Gudgodah to Jotbathah, a land with streams of water.

Rivers » Arnon

Deuteronomy 2:36

There was no city that was inaccessible to us, from Aroer on the rim of the Arnon Valley, along with the city in the valley, even as far as Gilead. The Lord our God gave everything to us.

Rivers » Banks of » Frequented by wild beasts

Jeremiah 49:19

"Look, it will be like a lion coming up from the thickets of the Jordan to the perennially watered grazing land. Indeed, I will chase Edom away from her [land] in a flash. I will appoint whoever is chosen for her. For who is like Me? Who will summon Me? Who is the shepherd who can stand against Me?"

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of egypt

Rivers » Useful for » Supplying drink to the people

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?

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Euphrates

Genesis 2:14

The name of the third river is the Tigris, which flows to the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Hiddekel

Genesis 2:14

The name of the third river is the Tigris, which flows to the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Rivers » Jordan » Hiddekel (tigris)

Genesis 2:14

The name of the third river is the Tigris, which flows to the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Rivers » Euphrates

Genesis 2:14

The name of the third river is the Tigris, which flows to the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is the Euphrates.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Pharpar

2 Kings 5:12

Aren't Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?" So he turned and left in a rage.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Abana

2 Kings 5:12

Aren't Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?" So he turned and left in a rage.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Pison

Genesis 2:11

The name of the first is Pishon, which encircles the entire land of the Havilah, where there is gold.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Gihon

Genesis 2:13

The name of the second river is Gihon, which encircles the entire land of Cush.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of damascus

2 Kings 5:12

Aren't Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?" So he turned and left in a rage.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of eden

Genesis 2:10

A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers.

Rivers » Illustrative » (steady course of,) of peace of saints

Isaiah 66:12

For this is what the Lord says: I will make peace flow to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flood; you will nurse and be carried on [her] hip, and bounced on [her] lap.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of people flying from judgments

Isaiah 23:10

Overflow your land like the Nile, daughter of Tarshish; there is no longer anything to restrain [you].

Rivers » Useful for » Promoting vegetation

Genesis 2:10

A river went out from Eden to water the garden. From there it divided and became the source of four rivers.

Rivers » Banks of » Planted with trees

Ezekiel 47:7

When I had returned, I saw a very large number of trees along both sides of the riverbank.

Rivers » Some of » Broad

Isaiah 33:21

For there the majestic One, the Lord, will be for us, a place of rivers and broad streams, where ships that are rowed will not go, and majestic vessels will not pass.

Rivers » Jordan » Pharpar

2 Kings 5:12

Aren't Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?" So he turned and left in a rage.

Rivers » Jordan » Pison

Genesis 2:11

The name of the first is Pishon, which encircles the entire land of the Havilah, where there is gold.

Rivers » Gardens often made beside

Numbers 24:6

they stretch out like river valleys, like gardens beside a stream, like aloes the Lord has planted, like cedars beside the water.

Rivers » Abana

2 Kings 5:12

Aren't Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?" So he turned and left in a rage.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of ethiopia

Isaiah 18:1

Ah! The land of buzzing insect wings beyond the rivers of Cush

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Kanah

Joshua 16:8

From Tappuah the border went westward along the Brook of Kanah and ended at the Mediterranean Sea. This was the inheritance of the tribe of the descendants of Ephraim by their clans, together with

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Ulai

Daniel 8:16

I heard a human voice calling from the middle of the Ulai: "Gabriel, explain the vision to this man."

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of babylon

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Kishon

Judges 5:21

The river Kishon swept them away, the ancient river, the river Kishon. March on, my soul, in strength!

Rivers » Useful for » Commerce

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.

Rivers » Banks of » Places of common resort

Rivers » Some of » Rapid

Judges 5:21

The river Kishon swept them away, the ancient river, the river Kishon. March on, my soul, in strength!

Rivers » Jordan » Of egypt (nile)

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."

Rivers » Jordan » Kishon

Judges 5:21

The river Kishon swept them away, the ancient river, the river Kishon. March on, my soul, in strength!

Rivers » Jordan » Kanah

Joshua 16:8

From Tappuah the border went westward along the Brook of Kanah and ended at the Mediterranean Sea. This was the inheritance of the tribe of the descendants of Ephraim by their clans, together with

Rivers » Jordan » Ulai

Daniel 8:16

I heard a human voice calling from the middle of the Ulai: "Gabriel, explain the vision to this man."

Rivers » Baptism often performed in

Rivers » Enclosed within banks

Daniel 12:5

Then I, Daniel, looked, and two others were standing there, one on this bank of the river and one on the other.

Rivers » Chebar

Ezekiel 1:1

In the thirtieth year, in the fourth [month], on the fifth [day] of the month, while I was among the exiles by the Chebar Canal, the heavens opened and I saw visions of God.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of philippi

Rivers » Useful for » Bathing

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.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of ahava

Ezra 8:15

I gathered them at the river that flows to Ahava, and we camped there for three days. I searched among the people and priests, but found no Levites there.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of judah

Joel 3:18

In that day the mountains will drip with sweet wine, and the hills will flow with milk. All the streams of Judah will flow with water, and a spring will issue from the Lord's house, watering the Valley of Acacias.

Ships » Navigated » Rivers

Isaiah 33:21

For there the majestic One, the Lord, will be for us, a place of rivers and broad streams, where ships that are rowed will not go, and majestic vessels will not pass.

Spiritual » Riches general references to » Rivers

Psalm 36:8

They are filled from the abundance of Your house; You let them drink from Your refreshing stream,

Psalm 46:4

[There is] a river- its streams delight the city of God, the holy dwelling place of the Most High.

Revelation 22:1

Then he showed me the river of living water, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb

Isaiah 48:18

If only you had paid attention to My commands. Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Ezekiel 47:5

Again he measured off a third of a [mile], and it was a river that I could not cross [on foot]. For the water had risen; it was deep enough to swim in, a river that could not be crossed [on foot].

Water » Collected in » Rivers

Isaiah 8:7

the Lord will certainly bring against them the mighty rushing waters of the Euphrates River- the king of Assyria and all his glory. It will overflow its channels and spill over all its banks.

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?

Topics on Rivers

Failing Rivers

18;6;15-18

My brothers are as treacherous as a wadi, as seasonal streams that overflow

Rivers And Streams

11;17;7

After a while, the wadi dried up because there had been no rain in the land.

Rivers As Places Of Prayer

44;16;13

On the Sabbath day we went outside the city gate by the river, where we thought there was a place of prayer. We sat down and spoke to the women gathered there.

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