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Theasaurus: Rivers

61 Bible Verses about Rivers

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Psalm 46:4

A river -- its rivulets rejoice the city of God, Thy holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.

Revelation 22:1

And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, bright as crystal, going forth out of the throne of God and of the Lamb:

Revelation 16:4

And the third messenger did pour out his vial to the rivers, and to the fountains of the waters, and there came blood,

Genesis 2:10

And a river is going out from Eden to water the garden, and from thence it is parted, and hath become four chief rivers;

Isaiah 41:18

I open on high places rivers, And in midst of valleys fountains, I make a wilderness become a pond of water, And a dry land become springs of water.

Isaiah 43:19

Lo, I am doing a new thing, now it springeth up, Do ye not know it? Yea, I put in a wilderness a way, In a desolate place -- floods.

Isaiah 66:12

For thus said Jehovah: 'Lo, I am stretching out to her peace as a river, And as an overflowing stream the honour of nations, And ye have sucked, on the side ye are carried, And on the knees ye are dandled.

Isaiah 18:1

Ho, land shadowed with wings, That is beyond the rivers of Cush,

Isaiah 19:5

And failed have waters from the sea, And a river is wasted and dried up.

Jeremiah 17:8

And hath been as a tree planted by waters, And by a rivulet he sendeth forth his roots, And he doth not see when heat cometh, And his leaf hath been green, And in a year of dearth he is not sorrowful, Nor doth he cease from making fruit.

Zephaniah 3:10

From beyond the rivers of Cush, my supplicants, The daughter of My scattered ones, Do bring My present.

Amos 5:24

And roll on as waters doth judgment, And righteousness as a perennial stream.

Ezekiel 47:9

And it hath come to pass, every living creature that teemeth, whithersoever the streams come, doth live: and there hath been great abundance of fish, for these waters have come thither, and they are healed; and every thing whither the stream cometh hath lived.

Psalm 98:8

Floods clap hand, together hills cry aloud,

Genesis 2:14

and the name of the third river is Hiddekel, it is that which is going east of Asshur; and the fourth river is Phrat.

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the streams are going unto the sea, and the sea is not full; unto a place whither the streams are going, thither they are turning back to go.

Psalm 65:9

Thou hast inspected the earth, and waterest it, Thou makest it very rich, the rivulet of God is full of water, Thou preparest their corn, When thus Thou dost prepare it,

Revelation 22:2

in the midst of its broad place, and of the river on this side and on that, is a tree of life, yielding twelve fruits, in each several month rendering its fruits, and the leaves of the tree are for the service of the nations;

Genesis 15:18

In that day hath Jehovah made with Abram a covenant, saying, 'To thy seed I have given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Phrat,

Psalm 24:2

For He on the seas hath founded it, And on the floods He doth establish it.

Exodus 7:20

And Moses and Aaron do so, as Jehovah hath commanded, and he lifteth up his hand with the rod, and smiteth the waters which are in the River, before the eyes of Pharaoh, and before the eyes of his servants, and all the waters which are in the River are turned to blood,

Exodus 2:3

and she hath not been able any more to hide him, and she taketh for him an ark of rushes, and daubeth it with bitumen and with pitch, and putteth the lad in it, and putteth it in the weeds by the edge of the River;

Job 14:11

Waters have gone away from a sea, And a river becometh waste and dry.

Hebrews 5:10

having been addressed by God a chief priest, according to the order of Melchisedek,

John 11:49

and a certain one of them, Caiaphas, being chief priest of that year, said to them, 'Ye have not known anything,

Zechariah 3:1

And he sheweth me Joshua the high priest standing before the messenger of Jehovah, and the Adversary standing at his right hand, to be an adversary to him.

Hebrews 7:27

who hath no necessity daily, as the chief priests, first for his own sins to offer up sacrifice, then for those of the people; for this he did once, having offered up himself;

Hebrews 5:1

For every chief priest -- out of men taken -- in behalf of men is set in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both gifts and sacrifices for sins,

Mark 14:61

and he was keeping silent, and did not answer anything. Again the chief priest was questioning him, and saith to him, 'Art thou the Christ -- the Son of the Blessed?'

Hebrews 8:1

And the sum concerning the things spoken of is: we have such a chief priest, who did sit down at the right hand of the throne of the greatness in the heavens,

John 11:51

And this he said not of himself, but being chief priest of that year, he did prophesy that Jesus was about to die for the nation,

John 18:19

The chief priests, therefore, questioned Jesus concerning his disciples, and concerning his teaching;

Matthew 26:63

and Jesus was silent. And the chief priest answering said to him, 'I adjure thee, by the living God, that thou mayest say to us, if thou art the Christ -- the Son of God.'

Mark 14:60

And the chief priest, having risen up in the midst, questioned Jesus, saying, 'Thou dost not answer anything! what do these testify against thee?'

Matthew 26:57

And those laying hold on Jesus led him away unto Caiaphas the chief priest, where the scribes and the elders were gathered together,

Hebrews 7:28

for the law doth appoint men chief priests, having infirmity, but the word of the oath that is after the law appointeth the Son -- to the age having been perfected.

Acts 23:2

and the chief priest Ananias commanded those standing by him to smite him on the mouth,

Hebrews 7:17

for He doth testify -- 'Thou art a priest -- to the age, according to the order of Melchisedek;'

Hebrews 7:12

for the priesthood being changed, of necessity also, of the law a change doth come,

Acts 19:14

and there were certain -- seven sons of Sceva, a Jew, a chief priest -- who are doing this thing;

John 18:10

Simon Peter, therefore, having a sword, drew it, and struck the chief priest's servant, and cut off his right ear -- and the name of the servant was Malchus --

John 18:13

and they led him away to Annas first, for he was father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was chief priest of that year,

Leviticus 21:10

'And the high priest of his brethren, on whose head is poured the anointing oil, and hath consecrated his hand to put on the garments, his head doth not uncover, nor rend his garments,

Hebrews 5:5

so also the Christ did not glorify himself to become chief priest, but He who spake unto him: 'My Son thou art, I to-day have begotten thee;'

Matthew 26:62

And the chief priest having stood up, said to him, 'Nothing thou dost answer! what do these witness against thee?

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Fishes » Inhabit » Rivers

Exodus 7:18

and the fish that are in the River die, and the River hath stank, and the Egyptians have been wearied of drinking waters from the River.'

Ezekiel 29:5

And I have left thee in the wilderness, Thou and every fish of thy floods, On the face of the field thou dost fall, Thou art not gathered nor assembled, To the beast of the earth and to the fowl of the heavens I have given thee for food.

Gates » Made to » Rivers

Nahum 2:6

Gates of the rivers have been opened, And the palace is dissolved.

Rivers » Jordan » Spiritual

Psalm 36:8

They are filled from the fatness of Thy house, And the stream of Thy delights Thou dost cause them to drink.

Psalm 46:4

A river -- its rivulets rejoice the city of God, Thy holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.

Revelation 22:1

And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, bright as crystal, going forth out of the throne of God and of the Lamb:

Isaiah 48:18

O that thou hadst attended to My commands, Then as a river is thy peace, And thy righteousness as billows of the sea,

Ezekiel 47:5

And he measureth a thousand -- a stream that I am not able to pass over; for risen have the waters -- waters to swim in -- a stream that is not passed over.

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

Zechariah 10:11

And He hath passed over through the sea, And hath pressed and smitten billows in the sea, And dried up have been all depths of a flood, And brought down hath been the excellency of Asshur, And the rod of Egypt doth turn aside.

Nahum 1:4

He is pushing against a sea, and drieth it up, Yea, all the floods He hath made dry, Languishing are Bashan and Carmel, Yea, the flower of Lebanon is languishing.

Jeremiah 51:36

Therefore, thus said Jehovah: Lo, I am pleading thy cause, And I have avenged thy vengeance, And dried up its sea, and made its fountains dry.

Isaiah 19:1-8

The burden of Egypt. Lo, Jehovah is riding on a swift thick cloud, And He hath entered Egypt, And moved have been the idols of Egypt at His presence, And the heart of Egypt melteth in its midst. And I armed Egyptians against Egyptians, And they fought, each against his brother, And each against his neighbour, City against city, kingdom against kingdom. And emptied out hath been in its midst the spirit of Egypt. And its counsel I swallow up, And they have sought unto the idols, And unto the charmers, And unto those having familiar spirits, And unto the wizards. read more.
And I have delivered the Egyptians Into the hand of a hard lord, And a strong king doth rule over them, An affirmation of the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts. And failed have waters from the sea, And a river is wasted and dried up. And they have turned away the flowings, Weak and dried up have been brooks of the bulwark, Reed and flag have withered. Exposed things by the brook, by the edge of the brook, And every sown thing of the brook, hath withered, It hath been driven away, and is not. And lamented have the fishers, And mourned have all casting angle into a brook, And those spreading nets on the face of the waters have languished.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Chebar

Ezekiel 1:1

And it cometh to pass, in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth of the month, and I am in the midst of the Removed by the river Chebar, the heavens have been opened, and I see visions of God.

Ezekiel 10:15

And the cherubs are lifted up, it is the living creature that I saw by the river Chebar.

Ezekiel 10:20

It is the living creature that I saw under the God of Israel by the river Chebar, and I know that they are cherubs.

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

Psalm 46:4

A river -- its rivulets rejoice the city of God, Thy holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.

Isaiah 41:18

I open on high places rivers, And in midst of valleys fountains, I make a wilderness become a pond of water, And a dry land become springs of water.

Isaiah 43:19-20

Lo, I am doing a new thing, now it springeth up, Do ye not know it? Yea, I put in a wilderness a way, In a desolate place -- floods. Honour me doth the beast of the field, Dragons and daughters of an ostrich, For I have given in a wilderness waters, Floods in a desolate place, To give drink to My people -- My chosen.

Rivers » Many, fordable in some places

Isaiah 16:2

And it hath come to pass, As a wandering bird, a nest cast out, Are daughters of Moab, at fords of Arnon.

Joshua 2:7

And the men have pursued after them the way of the Jordan, by the fords, and the gate they have shut afterwards, when the pursuers have gone out after them.

Genesis 32:22

And he riseth in that night, and taketh his two wives, and his two maid-servants, and his eleven children, and passeth over the passage of Jabbok;

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

Isaiah 28:2

Lo, a mighty and strong one is to the Lord, As a storm of hail -- a destructive shower, As an inundation of mighty waters overflowing, He cast down to the earth with the hand.

Isaiah 8:7

Therefore, lo, the Lord is bringing up on them, The waters of the river, the mighty and the great, (The king of Asshur, and all his glory,) And it hath gone up over all its streams, And hath gone on over all its banks.

Isaiah 28:18

And disannulled hath been your covenant with death, And your provision with Sheol doth not stand, An overflowing scourge, when it passeth over, Then ye have been to it for a treading-place.

Rivers » Source of

Job 28:10

Among rocks, brooks he hath cleaved, And every precious thing hath his eye seen.

Psalm 104:8

They go up hills -- they go down valleys, Unto a place Thou hast founded for them.

Psalm 104:10

Who is sending forth fountains in valleys, Between hills they go on.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Gozan

1 Chronicles 5:26

and stir up doth the God of Israel the spirit of Pul king of Asshur, and the spirit of Tilgath-Pilneser king of Asshur, and he removeth them -- even the Reubenite, and the Gadite, and the half of the tribe of Manasseh -- and bringeth them in to Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and the river of Gozan unto this day.

2 Kings 17:6

in the ninth year of Hoshea hath the king of Asshur captured Samaria, and removeth Israel to Asshur, and causeth them to dwell in Halah, and in Habor, by the river Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.

Rivers » Banks of » Frequently overflowed

1 Chronicles 12:15

these are they who have passed over the Jordan in the first month, -- and it is full over all its banks -- and cause all they of the valley to flee to the east and to the west.

Joshua 3:15

and at those bearing the ark coming in unto the Jordan, and the feet of the priests bearing the ark have been dipped in the extremity of the waters (and the Jordan is full over all its banks all the days of harvest) --

Rivers » Gozan

1 Chronicles 5:26

and stir up doth the God of Israel the spirit of Pul king of Asshur, and the spirit of Tilgath-Pilneser king of Asshur, and he removeth them -- even the Reubenite, and the Gadite, and the half of the tribe of Manasseh -- and bringeth them in to Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and the river of Gozan unto this day.

2 Kings 17:6

in the ninth year of Hoshea hath the king of Asshur captured Samaria, and removeth Israel to Asshur, and causeth them to dwell in Halah, and in Habor, by the river Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.

Rivers » Run into the sea

Ecclesiastes 1:7

All the streams are going unto the sea, and the sea is not full; unto a place whither the streams are going, thither they are turning back to go.

Ezekiel 47:8

And he saith unto me, 'These waters are going forth unto the east circuit, and have gone down unto the desert, and have entered the sea; unto the sea they are brought forth, and the waters have been healed.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Jabbok

Joshua 12:2

Sihon, king of the Amorite, who is dwelling in Heshbon, ruling from Aroer which is on the border of the brook Arnon, and the middle of the brook, and half of Gilead, and unto Jabok the brook, the border of the Bene-Ammon;

Deuteronomy 2:37

Only, unto the land of the sons of Ammon thou hast not drawn near, any part of the brook Jabbok, and cities of the hill-country, and anything which Jehovah our God hath not commanded.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Arnon

Deuteronomy 2:36

From Aroer, which is by the edge of the brook Arnon, and the city which is by the brook, even unto Gilead there hath not been a city which is too high for us; the whole hath Jehovah our God given before us.

Joshua 12:1

And these are kings of the land whom the sons of Israel have smitten, and possess their land, beyond the Jordan, at the sun-rising, from the brook Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the plain eastward.

Rivers » Some of » Deep

Zechariah 10:11

And He hath passed over through the sea, And hath pressed and smitten billows in the sea, And dried up have been all depths of a flood, And brought down hath been the excellency of Asshur, And the rod of Egypt doth turn aside.

Ezekiel 47:5

And he measureth a thousand -- a stream that I am not able to pass over; for risen have the waters -- waters to swim in -- a stream that is not passed over.

Rivers » Some of » Great and mighty

Genesis 15:18

In that day hath Jehovah made with Abram a covenant, saying, 'To thy seed I have given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Phrat,

Psalm 74:15

Thou hast cleaved a fountain and a stream, Thou hast dried up perennial flowings.

Rivers » Often the boundaries of kingdoms

1 Kings 4:24

for he is ruling over all beyond the river, from Tiphsah and unto Gaza, over all the kings beyond the river, and he hath peace from all his servants round about.

Joshua 22:25

for a border hath Jehovah put between us and you, O sons of Reuben, and sons of Gad -- Jordan; ye have no portion in Jehovah -- and your sons have caused our sons to cease, not to fear Jehovah.

Rivers » Some of » Parted into many streams

Genesis 2:10

And a river is going out from Eden to water the garden, and from thence it is parted, and hath become four chief rivers;

Rivers » Flow through valleys

Psalm 104:8

They go up hills -- they go down valleys, Unto a place Thou hast founded for them.

Psalm 104:10

Who is sending forth fountains in valleys, Between hills they go on.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Jordan

2 Kings 5:10

and Elisha sendeth unto him a messenger, saying, 'Go, and thou hast washed seven times in Jordan, and thy flesh doth turn back to thee -- and be thou clean.

Joshua 3:8

and thou, thou dost command the priests bearing the ark of the covenant, saying, When ye come unto the extremity of the waters of the Jordan -- in the Jordan ye stand.'

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

Jeremiah 17:8

And hath been as a tree planted by waters, And by a rivulet he sendeth forth his roots, And he doth not see when heat cometh, And his leaf hath been green, And in a year of dearth he is not sorrowful, Nor doth he cease from making fruit.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of heavy afflictions

Psalm 69:2

I have sunk in deep mire, And there is no standing, I have come into the depths of the waters, And a flood hath overflown me.

Rivers » Banks of » Peculiarly fruitful

Isaiah 32:20

Happy are ye sowing by all waters, Sending forth the foot of the ox and the ass!

Rivers » Cities often built beside

Psalm 46:4

A river -- its rivulets rejoice the city of God, Thy holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of the abundance of grace in Christ

Isaiah 32:2

And each hath been as a hiding-place from wind, And as a secret hiding-place from inundation, As rivulets of waters in a dry place, As a shadow of a heavy rock in a weary land.

Rivers » Banks of » Covered with flags

Exodus 2:3

and she hath not been able any more to hide him, and she taketh for him an ark of rushes, and daubeth it with bitumen and with pitch, and putteth the lad in it, and putteth it in the weeds by the edge of the River;

Exodus 2:5

And a daughter of Pharaoh cometh down to bathe at the River, and her damsels are walking by the side of the River, and she seeth the ark in the midst of the weeds, and sendeth her handmaid, and she taketh it,

Rivers » God's power over, unlimited

Nahum 1:4

He is pushing against a sea, and drieth it up, Yea, all the floods He hath made dry, Languishing are Bashan and Carmel, Yea, the flower of Lebanon is languishing.

Isaiah 50:2

Wherefore have I come, and there is no one? I called, and there is none answering, Hath My hand been at all short of redemption? And is there not in me power to deliver? Lo, by My rebuke I dry up a sea, I make rivers a wilderness, Their fish stinketh, for there is no water, And dieth with thirst.

Rivers » Banks of » Frequented by doves

Song of Songs 5:12

His eyes as doves by streams of water, Washing in milk, sitting in fulness.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of abundance

Job 20:17

He looketh not on rivulets, Flowing of brooks of honey and butter.

Job 29:6

When washing my goings with butter, And the firm rock is with me rivulets of oil.

Rivers » Of canaan abounded with fish

Leviticus 11:9-10

This ye do eat of all which are in the waters; any one that hath fins and scales in the waters, in the seas, and in the brooks, them ye do eat; and any one that hath not fins and scales in the seas, and in the brooks, of any teeming creature of the waters, and of any creature which liveth, which is in the waters -- an abomination they are to you;

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of jotbath

Deuteronomy 10:7

thence they journeyed to Gudgodah, and from Gudgodah to Jotbathah, a land of brooks of water.

Rivers » Arnon

Deuteronomy 2:36

From Aroer, which is by the edge of the brook Arnon, and the city which is by the brook, even unto Gilead there hath not been a city which is too high for us; the whole hath Jehovah our God given before us.

Rivers » Banks of » Frequented by wild beasts

Jeremiah 49:19

Lo, as a lion he cometh up, Because of the rising of the Jordan, Unto the enduring habitation, But I cause to rest, I cause him to run from off her, And who is chosen? concerning her I lay a charge, For who is like Me? and who conveneth Me? And who is this shepherd who standeth before Me?

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of egypt

Genesis 15:18

In that day hath Jehovah made with Abram a covenant, saying, 'To thy seed I have given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Phrat,

Rivers » Useful for » Supplying drink to the people

Jeremiah 2:18

And now, what -- to thee in the way of Egypt, To drink the waters of Sihor? And what -- to thee in the way of Asshur, To drink the waters of the River?

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Euphrates

Genesis 2:14

and the name of the third river is Hiddekel, it is that which is going east of Asshur; and the fourth river is Phrat.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Hiddekel

Genesis 2:14

and the name of the third river is Hiddekel, it is that which is going east of Asshur; and the fourth river is Phrat.

Rivers » Jordan » Hiddekel (tigris)

Genesis 2:14

and the name of the third river is Hiddekel, it is that which is going east of Asshur; and the fourth river is Phrat.

Rivers » Euphrates

Genesis 2:14

and the name of the third river is Hiddekel, it is that which is going east of Asshur; and the fourth river is Phrat.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Pharpar

2 Kings 5:12

Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? do I not wash in them and I have been clean?' and he turneth and goeth on in fury.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Abana

2 Kings 5:12

Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? do I not wash in them and I have been clean?' and he turneth and goeth on in fury.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Pison

Genesis 2:11

the name of the one is Pison, it is that which is surrounding the whole land of the Havilah where the gold is,

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Gihon

Genesis 2:13

and the name of the second river is Gibon, it is that which is surrounding the whole land of Cush;

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of damascus

2 Kings 5:12

Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? do I not wash in them and I have been clean?' and he turneth and goeth on in fury.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of eden

Genesis 2:10

And a river is going out from Eden to water the garden, and from thence it is parted, and hath become four chief rivers;

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

Isaiah 66:12

For thus said Jehovah: 'Lo, I am stretching out to her peace as a river, And as an overflowing stream the honour of nations, And ye have sucked, on the side ye are carried, And on the knees ye are dandled.

Rivers » Illustrative » Of people flying from judgments

Isaiah 23:10

Pass through thy land as a brook, Daughter of Tarshish, there is no more a girdle.

Rivers » Useful for » Promoting vegetation

Genesis 2:10

And a river is going out from Eden to water the garden, and from thence it is parted, and hath become four chief rivers;

Rivers » Banks of » Planted with trees

Ezekiel 47:7

In my turning back, then, lo, at the edge of the stream are very many trees, on this side and on that side.

Rivers » Some of » Broad

Isaiah 33:21

But there mighty is Jehovah for us, A place of rivers -- streams broad of sides, No ship with oars doth go into it, And a mighty ship doth not pass over it.

Rivers » Jordan » Pharpar

2 Kings 5:12

Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? do I not wash in them and I have been clean?' and he turneth and goeth on in fury.

Rivers » Jordan » Pison

Genesis 2:11

the name of the one is Pison, it is that which is surrounding the whole land of the Havilah where the gold is,

Rivers » Gardens often made beside

Numbers 24:6

As valleys they have been stretched out, As gardens by a river; As aloes Jehovah hath planted, As cedars by waters;

Rivers » Abana

2 Kings 5:12

Are not Abana and Pharpar, rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? do I not wash in them and I have been clean?' and he turneth and goeth on in fury.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of ethiopia

Isaiah 18:1

Ho, land shadowed with wings, That is beyond the rivers of Cush,

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Kanah

Joshua 16:8

From Tappuah the border goeth westward unto the brook of Kanah, and its outgoings have been at the sea: this is the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim, for their families.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Ulai

Daniel 8:16

And I hear a voice of man between the banks of Ulai, and he calleth and saith: Gabriel, cause this one to understand the appearance.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of babylon

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Kishon

Judges 5:21

The brook Kishon swept them away, The brook most ancient -- the brook Kishon. Thou dost tread down strength, O my soul!

Rivers » Useful for » Commerce

Isaiah 23:3

And in many waters is the seed of Sihor, The harvest of the brook is her increase, And she is a mart of nations.

Rivers » Banks of » Places of common resort

Rivers » Some of » Rapid

Judges 5:21

The brook Kishon swept them away, The brook most ancient -- the brook Kishon. Thou dost tread down strength, O my soul!

Rivers » Jordan » Of egypt (nile)

Exodus 1:22

and Pharaoh layeth a charge on all his people, saying, 'Every son who is born -- into the River ye do cast him, and every daughter ye do keep alive.'

Rivers » Jordan » Kishon

Judges 5:21

The brook Kishon swept them away, The brook most ancient -- the brook Kishon. Thou dost tread down strength, O my soul!

Rivers » Jordan » Kanah

Joshua 16:8

From Tappuah the border goeth westward unto the brook of Kanah, and its outgoings have been at the sea: this is the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim, for their families.

Rivers » Jordan » Ulai

Daniel 8:16

And I hear a voice of man between the banks of Ulai, and he calleth and saith: Gabriel, cause this one to understand the appearance.

Rivers » Baptism often performed in

Rivers » Enclosed within banks

Daniel 12:5

And I have looked -- I, Daniel -- and lo, two others are standing, one here at the edge of the flood, and one there at the edge of the flood,

Rivers » Chebar

Ezekiel 1:1

And it cometh to pass, in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth of the month, and I am in the midst of the Removed by the river Chebar, the heavens have been opened, and I see visions of God.

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of philippi

Rivers » Useful for » Bathing

Exodus 2:5

And a daughter of Pharaoh cometh down to bathe at the River, and her damsels are walking by the side of the River, and she seeth the ark in the midst of the weeds, and sendeth her handmaid, and she taketh it,

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of ahava

Ezra 8:15

And I gather them unto the river that is going unto Ahava, and we encamp there three days; and I consider about the people, and about the priests, and of the sons of Levi I have found none there;

Rivers » Mentioned in scripture » Of judah

Joel 3:18

And it hath come to pass, in that day, Drop down do the mountains juice, And the hills do flow with milk, And all streams of Judah do go with water, And a fountain from the house of Jehovah goeth forth, And hath watered the valley of Shittim.

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Isaiah 33:21

But there mighty is Jehovah for us, A place of rivers -- streams broad of sides, No ship with oars doth go into it, And a mighty ship doth not pass over it.

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Psalm 36:8

They are filled from the fatness of Thy house, And the stream of Thy delights Thou dost cause them to drink.

Psalm 46:4

A river -- its rivulets rejoice the city of God, Thy holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.

Revelation 22:1

And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, bright as crystal, going forth out of the throne of God and of the Lamb:

Isaiah 48:18

O that thou hadst attended to My commands, Then as a river is thy peace, And thy righteousness as billows of the sea,

Ezekiel 47:5

And he measureth a thousand -- a stream that I am not able to pass over; for risen have the waters -- waters to swim in -- a stream that is not passed over.

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Isaiah 8:7

Therefore, lo, the Lord is bringing up on them, The waters of the river, the mighty and the great, (The king of Asshur, and all his glory,) And it hath gone up over all its streams, And hath gone on over all its banks.

Jeremiah 2:18

And now, what -- to thee in the way of Egypt, To drink the waters of Sihor? And what -- to thee in the way of Asshur, To drink the waters of the River?

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Failing Rivers

Job 6:15-18

My brethren have deceived as a brook, As a stream of brooks they pass away.

Rivers And Streams

1 Kings 17:7

And it cometh to pass, at the end of days, that the brook drieth up, for there hath been no rain in the land,