'Overflow' in the Bible
This is what the LORD says: "Though you won't see wind or storm, nevertheless that river will overflow with water so that you, your cattle, and your livestock may drink.'
But my brothers have acted treacherously like a cascading river, like torrential rivers that overflow.
You fill the furrows of the field with water so that their ridges overflow. You soften them with rain showers; their sprouts you have blessed.
Our lives overflow with scorn from those who live at ease, with contempt from those who are proud. A Davidic Song of Ascents
The words of the righteous overflow with wisdom, but the perverse tongue will be cut out.
No harm overwhelms the righteous, but the wicked overflow with trouble.
A man might father a hundred children, and live for many years, so that the length of his life is long but if his life does not overflow with goodness, and he doesn't receive a proper burial, I maintain that stillborn children are better off than he is,
And I will make justice the measuring line, and righteousness the plumb line; hail will sweep away your refuge of lies, and floods will overflow your hiding place.
This is what the LORD says: "Look, waters are rising from the north, and they'll become an overflowing river. They'll overflow the land and all that fills it the city and those that live in it. People will cry out, and all those living in the land will wail.
I'll drench the land with your blood, right up to the mountains, and the ravines will overflow with blood that comes from you!
The threshing floors will be smothered in grain, and the vats will overflow with wine and oil.
"Also announce the following: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "My cities will again overflow with prosperity. The LORD will comfort Zion once more and will choose Jerusalem again."'"
If the people of Egypt do not come to Jerusalem to take part, they will have no annual Nile overflow. A plague will come from the LORD to strike the nations who do not come to observe the Festival of Tents.
A good person produces good from the good treasure of his heart, and an evil person produces evil from an evil treasure, because the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart."
Now may God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace as you believe, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
For as the Messiah's sufferings overflow into us, so also our comfort overflows through the Messiah.
Besides, God is able to make every blessing of yours overflow for you, so that in every situation you will always have all you need for any good work.
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