He let forth the east wind to blow in the heavens, and by His power He guided the south wind.
And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the Lord brought an east wind upon the land all that day and all that night; when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them My back and not My face in the day of their calamity [says the Lord].
With the east wind You shattered the ships of Tarshish.
For though among his brethren [his fellow tribes] he may be fruitful, an east wind [Assyria] will come, the breath of the Lord rising from the desert; and Ephraim's spring shall become dry and his fountain be dried up. [Assyria] shall plunder his treasury of every precious vessel.
Ephraim herds and feeds on the wind and pursues the [parching] east wind; every day he increases lies and violence, and a covenant is made with Assyria and oil is carried to Egypt.
By what way is the light distributed, or the east wind spread over the earth?
Should a wise man utter such windy knowledge [as we have just heard] and fill himself with the east wind [of withering, parching, and violent accusations]?
And behold, after them seven ears [of grain] sprouted, thin and blighted by the east wind.
By driving them out of Canaan, by exile, You contended with them in a measure [O Lord] -- "He removed them with His rough blast as in the day of the east wind.
Yes, behold, though transplanted, will it prosper? Will it not utterly wither when the east wind touches it? It will wither in the furrows and beds where it sprouted and grew.
Your rowers have brought you out into great and deep waters; the east wind has broken and wrecked you in the heart of the seas.
And when the sun arose, God prepared a sultry east wind, and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah so that he fainted and wished in himself to die and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night and made the sea dry land; and the waters were divided.