'Flowing' in the Bible
I have come down to rescue them from the power of the Egyptians and to bring them from that land to a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey—the territory of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites.
And I have promised you that I will bring you up from the misery of Egypt to the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites—a land flowing with milk and honey.
When the Lord brings you into the land of the Canaanites, Hittites, Amorites, Hivites, and Jebusites, which He swore to your fathers that He would give you, a land flowing with milk and honey, you must carry out this ritual in this month.
Go up to a land flowing with milk and honey. But I will not go with you because you are a stiff-necked people; otherwise, I might destroy you on the way.”
And I promised you: You will inherit their land, since I will give it to you to possess, a land flowing with milk and honey. I am Yahweh your God who set you apart from the peoples.
They reported to Moses: “We went into the land where you sent us. Indeed it is flowing with milk and honey, and here is some of its fruit.
If the Lord is pleased with us, He will bring us into this land, a land flowing with milk and honey, and give it to us.
Is it not enough that you brought us up from a land flowing with milk and honey to kill us in the wilderness? Do you also have to appoint yourself as ruler over us?
Furthermore, you didn’t bring us to a land flowing with milk and honey or give us an inheritance of fields and vineyards. Will you gouge out the eyes of these men? We will not come!”
Listen, Israel, and be careful to follow them, so that you may prosper and multiply greatly, because Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised you a land flowing with milk and honey.
For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land, a land with streams of water, springs, and deep water sources, flowing in both valleys and hills;
and so that you may live long in the land the Lord swore to your fathers to give them and their descendants, a land flowing with milk and honey.
The elders of that city will bring the cow down to a continually flowing stream, to a place not tilled or sown, and they will break its neck there by the stream.
He led us to this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Look down from Your holy dwelling, from heaven, and bless Your people Israel and the land You have given us as You swore to our fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Write all the words of this law on the stones after you cross to enter the land the Lord your God is giving you, a land flowing with milk and honey, as Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised you.
When I bring them into the land I swore to give their fathers, a land flowing with milk and honey, they will eat their fill and prosper. They will turn to other gods and worship them, despising Me and breaking My covenant.
When the feet of the priests who carry the ark of the Lord, the Lord of all the earth, come to rest in the Jordan’s waters, its waters will be cut off. The water flowing downstream will stand up in a mass.”
and the water flowing downstream stood still, rising up in a mass that extended as far as Adam, a city next to Zarethan. The water flowing downstream into the Sea of the Arabah (the Dead Sea) was completely cut off, and the people crossed opposite Jericho.
When the priests carrying the ark of the Lord’s covenant came up from the middle of the Jordan, and their feet stepped out on solid ground, the waters of the Jordan resumed their course, flowing over all the banks as before.
For the Israelites wandered in the wilderness 40 years until all the nation’s men of war who came out of Egypt had died off because they did not obey the Lord. So the Lord vowed never to let them see the land He had sworn to their fathers to give us, a land flowing with milk and honey.
He will not enjoy the streams,the rivers flowing with honey and cream.
The possessions in his house will be removed,flowing away on the day of God’s anger.
He dams up the streams from flowingso that he may bring to light what is hidden.
You opened up springs and streams;You dried up ever-flowing rivers.
Drink water from your own cistern,water flowing from your own well.
The words of a man’s mouth are deep waters,a flowing river, a fountain of wisdom.
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.
You are a garden spring,a well of flowing waterstreaming from Lebanon.
I rose to open for my love.My hands dripped with myrrh,my fingers with flowing myrrhon the handles of the bolt.
His cheeks are like beds of spice,towers of perfume.His lips are lilies,dripping with flowing myrrh.
Your mouth is like fine wine—W flowing smoothly for my love,gliding past my lips and teeth!
Because these people rejectedthe slowly flowing waters of Shiloahand rejoiced with Rezinand the son of Remaliah,
in order to establish the oath I swore to your ancestors, to give them a land flowing with milk and honey, as it is today.”I answered, “Amen, Lord.”
Does the snow of Lebanon ever leave the highland crags?Or does cold water flowing from a distance ever fail?
You gave them this land You swore to give to their ancestors, a land flowing with milk and honey.
Why do you brag about your valleys,your flowing valley,you faithless daughter?You who trust in your treasuresand boast, “Who can attack me?”
On that day I swore to them that I would bring them out of the land of Egypt into a land I had searched out for them, a land flowing with milk and honey, the most beautiful of all lands.
However, I swore to them in the wilderness that I would not bring them into the land I had given them—the most beautiful of all lands, flowing with milk and honey—
wearing belts on their waists and flowing turbans on their heads; all of them looked like officers, a depiction of the Babylonians in Chaldea, the land of their birth.
Then he brought me back to the entrance of the temple and there was water flowing from under the threshold of the temple toward the east, for the temple faced east. The water was coming down from under the south side of the threshold of the temple, south of the altar.
A river of fire was flowing,coming out from His presence.Thousands upon thousands served Him;ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him.The court was convened,and the books were opened.