'Dry' in the Bible
Then God said, "Let the water beneath the sky come together into one area, and let dry ground appear!" And that is what happened:
God called the dry ground "land," and he called the water that had come together "oceans." And God saw how good it was.
Everything that breathed and everything that had lived on dry land died.
By the twenty-seventh day of the second month, the ground was dry.
Then they stretched out the richly-embroidered tunic to dry, and brought it to their father. "We've found this," they reported. "Look at it and see if this is or isn't your son's tunic."
But if they don't believe even these two signs, and won't listen to you, then take some water out of the Nile River and pour it on the dry ground. The water you took from the Nile River will turn into blood on the dry ground."
You are to raise your staff, stretch out your hand over the sea, and divide it, so the Israelis may go into the middle of the sea on dry land.
Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and the LORD caused the water to retreat by a strong east wind all night, turning the sea into dry land. As the waters were divided,
the Israelis went into the middle of the sea on dry land, and the waters formed a wall for them on their right and on their left.
But the Israelis walked through the middle of the sea on dry land, and the water stood like a wall for them on their right and on their left.
When the horses of Pharaoh, his chariots, and his horsemen went into the sea, the LORD caused the waters of the sea to come back over them, but the Israelis walked through the middle of the sea on dry land.
Furthermore, every grain offering that's mixed with olive oil or that's dry will be for Aaron's sons, each one like the other."
You are to maintain just balances and reliable standards for weights, dry volumes, and liquid volumes. I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
The priests who were carrying the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD stood firm on dry ground in the middle of the Jordan River, while all Israel crossed on dry ground until the entire nation had finished crossing the Jordan River.
As soon as the priests who were carrying the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD had come up from the middle of the Jordan River, and the soles of the priests' feet came up to dry ground, the water of the Jordan River returned to normal, covering its banks as it had done so before.
you are to tell your descendants: "Israel crossed this Jordan River on dry ground
Look at our bread: it was still warm when we took it from our houses as our food for our journey on the very day we set out to come to you. But now, look how it's dry and moldy.
then take a look at this wool fleece that I'm placing on the threshing floor. If dew appears only on the fleece and it's dry on the ground all around it then I'll know that you'll deliver Israel by my efforts like you've said."
Then Gideon told God, "Don't let yourself be angry with me! I want to ask you once again: please let me make a test with the fleece just once more. Cause it to be dry only on the fleece, but let there be dew all around on the ground."
And God did it just like that later that night. It was dry only on the fleece, but dew was all around on the ground.
Elijah took off his ornamented cloak, wrapped it up in a roll, struck the water, and all of a sudden the water divided into two parts! One side of the river stood still opposite the other until the two of them crossed over on dry ground.
You divided the sea in front of them, and they traveled through the midst of the sea on dry ground. You hurled their pursuers into the depths, as one throws a stone into turbulent waters.
When he withholds water, rivers dry up; when he lets them loose, they'll flood the land.
Are you a god who would make a leaf tremble or who would prosecute a dry straw?
God, you are my God! I will fervently seek you. My soul thirsts for you; my flesh longs for you in a dry, weary, and parched land.
He turned the sea into dry land. Israel crossed the river on foot; let us rejoice in him.
The sea that he made belongs to him, along with the dry land that his hands formed.
He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into dry ground,
He turns a desert into a pool of water, dry land into springs of water.
Dry crumbs in peace are better than a full meal with strife.
Therefore, as flames of fire devour straw, as dry grass collapses in flames, so their root will be rotten, and their blossom will blow away like dust, because they have rejected the instruction of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
"The water sources of the Nile will be dried up, and the river will become dry and parched.
The canals will stink, and the tributaries of Egypt will dwindle and dry up. Reeds and rushes will wither away.
The new wine evaporates; the vine and the oil dry up; all the merrymakers groan.
When its branches are dry, they are broken off, and women come and kindle fires with them, since this is a people who show no consideration. That is why the One who made them shows them no compassion; the One who created them shows them no mercy.
"The desert and the dry land will rejoice; the desert will celebrate and blossom. Like crocuses,
I'll devastate the mountains and hills, and dry up all their vegetation; I'll turn rivers into islands, and dry up the ponds.
who says to the watery deep, "Be dry I will dry up your rivers;"
Why is it that when I came, no one was there? Why was there no answer when I called? Was my arm too short to redeem you? Do I lack the strength to rescue you? Look! By my mere rebuke I dry up the sea, I turn rivers into a desert. Their fish stink for lack of water and die of thirst.
For he grew up before him like a tender plant, and like a root out of a dry ground; he had no form and he had no majesty that we should look at him, and there is no attractiveness that we should desire him.
"Let no foreigner who has joined himself to the LORD say: "The LORD will surely exclude me from his people.' Furthermore, let no eunuch say, "Look! I am just a dry tree.'"
"Don't run until your feet are bare and your throat is dry. But you say, "It's hopeless! Because I love foreign gods, I'll go after them!'"
How long will the land mourn and the vegetation of every field dry up? Because of the wickedness of those who live in it, animals and birds are swept away. For they say, "He does not see our future."
your mother will be greatly devastated, she who gave birth to you will be ashamed. She will become the least of the nations, a wilderness, a dry land, and a desert.
A drought against her waters. They'll dry up. For it's a land of idols, and they go mad over their terrifying images.
Therefore this is what the LORD says: "Look, I'm going to argue your case and take vengeance for you. I'll dry up her sea and make her fountain dry.
Her cities will become an object of horror, a dry land and a desert, a land in which no one lives, and through which no human being passes.
Now their faces are blacker than coal; they are unrecognized in the streets. Their skin clings to their bones; it has become dry like a stick.
Then all the trees of the fields will know that I, the LORD, bring down the lofty tree and exalt the lowly tree. I dry up the green tree and cause the dry tree to bud. I the LORD have spoken this, and I will fulfill it."
Now it is planted in the desert, in a dry and thirsty land!
Prophesy against the forest of the Negev, "Listen to this message from the LORD. This is what the Lord GOD says: "Look out! I'm about to ignite a fire and set it against you. It will devour every tree whether green or dry that lives in you. This powerful flame will not be extinguishable, and the entire surface from south to north will be scorched by it.
Everyone who handles an oar will abandon ship, they'll head straight for dry land,
I'll dry up their waterways, and evil men will sell off the land. I'm going to make that land desolate, along with everything that's in it, and I'm going to use foreigners to do it. I, the LORD have spoken!'"
He led me here and there throughout the valley, and I was amazed to see that the surface of the entire valley was covered with myriads of very dry bones!
Then the LORD told me, "Prophesy to these bones. Tell them: "You dry bones, listen to the message from the LORD: "
This is what the Lord GOD says to you dry bones! "Pay attention! I'm bringing my Spirit into you right now, and you're going to live!
"You're to use an honest scale, an honest dry measure, and an honest liquid measure!
Give them, LORD What will you give? You will give them a womb that miscarries and dry breasts.
Even though he is fruitful compared to his relatives, an east wind will come, the LORD's wind storm from the wilderness, and his spring will evaporate. His fountain will dry up, and the LORD's wind storm will plunder all the expensive vessels of the treasury.
"I'm a Hebrew," he replied, "and I'm afraid of the LORD God of heaven, who made the sea along with the dry land!"
Even so, the crewmen rowed hard to bring the ship toward dry land, but they were unsuccessful, because the sea was growing more and more stormy.
Then the LORD spoke to the sea creature, and it spewed Jonah onto the dry land.
Indeed, while tangled as by a thorn bush, while drunken as by a strong drink, the Ninevites will be burned like dry straw.
"And the LORD will attack the north, destroying Assyria. He will turn Nineveh into a desolate ruin, as dry as a desert wilderness.
"For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Once more, in a little while, I will make the heavens, the earth, the sea, and the dry land to shake.
When the disciples saw this, they were amazed. "How did the fig tree dry up so quickly?" they asked.
and knelt at his feet behind him. She was crying and began to wash his feet with her tears and dry them with her hair. Then she kissed his feet over and over again, anointing them constantly with the perfume.
"Whenever an unclean spirit goes out of a person, it wanders through dry places looking for a place to rest but doesn't find any. So it says, "I will go back to my home that I left.'
And if they do this when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?"
Then he poured some water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet and to dry them with the towel that was tied around his waist.