76 occurrences

'Dry' in the Bible

Then God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered into one place, and let the dry land appear.” And it was so.

Everything with the breath of the spirit of life in its nostrils—everything on dry land died.

By the twenty-seventh day of the second month, the earth was dry.

And if they don’t believe even these two signs or listen to what you say, take some water from the Nile and pour it on the dry ground. The water you take from the Nile will become blood on the ground.”

As for you, lift up your staff, stretch out your hand over the sea, and divide it so that the Israelites can go through the sea on dry ground.

Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea. The Lord drove the sea back with a powerful east wind all that night and turned the sea into dry land. So the waters were divided,

and the Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with the waters like a wall to them on their right and their left.

But the Israelites had walked through the sea on dry ground, with the waters like a wall to them on their right and their left.

When Pharaoh’s horses with his chariots and horsemen went into the sea, the Lord brought the waters of the sea back over them. But the Israelites walked through the sea on dry ground.

But any grain offering, whether dry or mixed with oil, belongs equally to all of Aaron’s sons.

You are to have honest balances, honest weights, an honest dry measure, and an honest liquid measure; I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

You must not have two differing dry measures in your house, a larger and a smaller.

You must have a full and honest weight, a full and honest dry measure, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

When someone hears the words of this oath, he may consider himself exempt, thinking, ‘I will have peace even though I follow my own stubborn heart.’ This will lead to the destruction of the well-watered land as well as the dry land.

The priests carrying the ark of the Lord’s covenant stood firmly on dry ground in the middle of the Jordan, while all Israel crossed on dry ground until the entire nation had finished crossing the Jordan.

you should tell your children, ‘Israel crossed the Jordan on dry ground.’

They wore old, patched sandals on their feet and threadbare clothing on their bodies. Their entire provision of bread was dry and crumbly.

This bread of ours was warm when we took it from our houses as food on the day we left to come to you. But take a look, it is now dry and crumbly.

I will put a fleece of wool here on the threshing floor. If dew is only on the fleece, and all the ground is dry, I will know that You will deliver Israel by my strength, as You said.”

Gideon then said to God, “Don’t be angry with me; let me speak one more time. Please allow me to make one more test with the fleece. Let it remain dry, and the dew be all over the ground.”

That night God did as Gideon requested: only the fleece was dry, and dew was all over the ground.

for this is what the Lord God of Israel says, ‘The flour jar will not become empty and the oil jug will not run dry until the day the Lord sends rain on the surface of the land.”

The flour jar did not become empty, and the oil jug did not run dry, according to the word of the Lord He had spoken through Elijah.

Elijah took his mantle, rolled it up, and struck the waters, which parted to the right and left. Then the two of them crossed over on dry ground.

You divided the sea before them,and they crossed through it on dry ground.You hurled their pursuers into the depthslike a stone into churning waters.

While still uncut shoots,they would dry up quicker than any other plant.

Will You frighten a wind-driven leaf?Will You chase after dry straw?

As water disappears from the seaand a river becomes parched and dry,

His roots below dry up,and his branches above wither away.

As dry ground and heat snatch away the melted snow,so Sheol steals those who have sinned.

Emaciated from poverty and hunger,they gnawed the dry land,the desolate wasteland by night.

A Davidic psalm. When he was in the Wilderness of Judah.God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You.I thirst for You;my body faints for Youin a land that is dry, desolate, and without water.

He turned the sea into dry land,and they crossed the river on foot.There we rejoiced in Him.

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes strawand as dry grass shrivels in the flame,so their roots will become like something rottenand their blossoms will blow away like dust,for they have rejectedthe instruction of the Lord of Hosts,and they have despisedthe word of the Holy One of Israel.

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

like heat in a dry land,You subdue the uproar of barbarians.As the shade of a cloud cools the heat of the day,so He silences the song of the violent.

When its branches dry out, they will be broken off.Women will come and make fires with them,for they are not a people with understanding.Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them,and their Creator will not be gracious to them.

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

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 waterand dry land into springs of water.

I will lay waste mountains and hillsand dry up all their vegetation.I will turn rivers into islandsand dry up marshes.

who says to the depths of the sea, “Be dry,”and I will dry up your rivers;

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 waterand die of thirst.

He grew up before Him like a young plantand like a root out of dry ground.He didn’t have an impressive formor majesty that we should look at Him,no appearance that we should desire Him.

your mother will be utterly humiliated;she who bore you will be put to shame.Look! She will lag behind all the nations—a dry land, a wilderness, an Arabah.

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

Her cities have become a desolation,a dry and arid land,a land where no one lives,where no human being passes through.

?KhetNow they appear darker than soot;they are not recognized in the streets.Their skin has shriveled on their bones;it has become dry like wood.

Now it is planted in the wilderness,in a dry and thirsty land.

and say to the forest there: Hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Lord God says: I am about to ignite a fire in you, and it will devour every green tree and every dry tree in you. The blazing flame will not be extinguished, and every face from the south to the north will be scorched by it.

I will make the streams dryand sell the land into the hands of evil men.I will bring desolationon the land and everything in itby the hands of foreigners.I, Yahweh, have spoken.

He led me all around them. There were a great many of them on the surface of the valley, and they were very dry.

He said to me, “Prophesy concerning these bones and say to them: Dry bones, hear the word of the Lord!

The dry measure and the liquid measure will be uniform, with the liquid measure containing 5½ gallons and the dry measure holding half a bushel. Their measurement will be a tenth of the standard larger capacity measure.

Fishermen will stand beside it from En-gedi to En-eglaim. These will become places where nets are spread out to dry. Their fish will consist of many different kinds, like the fish of the Mediterranean Sea.

Give them, Lord—What should You give?Give them a womb that miscarriesand breasts that are dry!

Although he flourishes among his brothers,an east wind will come,a wind from the Lord rising up from the desert.His water source will fail,and his spring will run dry.The wind will plunder the treasuryof every precious item.

I will drive the northerner far from youand banish him to a dry and desolate land,his front ranks into the Dead Sea,and his rear guard into the Mediterranean Sea.His stench will rise;yes, his rotten smell will rise,for he has done catastrophic things.

He answered them, “I’m a Hebrew. I worship Yahweh, the God of the heavens, who made the sea and the dry land.”

Nevertheless, the men rowed hard to get back to dry land, but they couldn’t because the sea was raging against them more and more.

Then the Lord commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.

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.

For they will be consumedlike entangled thorns,like the drink of a drunkardand like straw that is fully dry.

He will also stretch out His hand against the northand destroy Assyria;He will make Nineveh a desolate ruin,dry as the desert.

For the Lord of Hosts says this: “Once more, in a little while, I am going to shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land.

Yahweh will pass through the sea of distressand 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.

For if they do these things when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?”

Next, He poured water into a basin and began to wash His disciples’ feet and to dry them with the towel tied around Him.

By faith they crossed the Red Sea as though they were on dry land. When the Egyptians attempted to do this, they were drowned.

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חרבה 
Charabah 
Usage: 8

יבּשׂה 
Yabbashah 
Usage: 14

ציּה 
Tsiyah 
Usage: 16

חרב חרב 
Charab 
Usage: 40

יבשׁ 
Yabesh 
Usage: 69

ξηρός 
Xeros 
Usage: 5

בּוּשׁ 
Buwsh 
Usage: 119

חרב 
Chareb 
Usage: 10

חרב 
Choreb 
Usage: 16

יבשׁ 
Yabesh 
dry
Usage: 9

יבּשׁת 
Yabbesheth 
dry
Usage: 2

נעלה נעל 
Na`al 
Usage: 22

צח 
Tsach 
Usage: 4

ציון 
Tsiyown 
Usage: 2

צמּאון 
Tsimma'own 
Usage: 3

צמק 
Tsamaq 
dry
Usage: 1

ἄνυδρος 
Anudros 
Usage: 2

ξηραίνω 
Xeraino 
wither away , wither , dry up , pine away , be ripe
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