24 occurrences in 12 translations

'Sink' in the Bible

The foreign resident among you will rise higher and higher above you, while you sink lower and lower.

He made the sky sink as he descended; a thick cloud was under his feet.

He made the sky sink as he descended; a thick cloud was under his feet.

I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.

Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.

Mountains rise up and valleys sink to the place you have ordained for them.

O Lord, make the sky sink and come down! Touch the mountains and make them smolder!

The words of a gossip are like delicate morsels; they sink down deep within.

But hail will level the forest,and the city will sink into the depths.

Blessed (happy, fortunate) are you who cast your seed upon all waters [when the river overflows its banks and irrigates the land],You who allow the ox and the donkey to roam freely.

And thou shalt say, Thus shall Babylon sink, and shall not rise from the evil that I will bring upon her: and they shall be weary. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.

Your wealth, merchandise, and goods,your sailors and captains,those who repair your leaks,those who barter for your goods,and all the warriors within you,with all the other people on board,sink into the heart of the seaon the day of your downfall.

Then do I cause their waters to sink, And their rivers as oil I cause to go, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.

Surely the land will tremble because of this, won't it? And all who live in it will mourn, won't they? The entire land will swell up like a flooded river. It will be stirred up and then will sink like the river of Egypt.

And the Lord Jehovah of hosts is he that toucheth the land, and it melteth, and all that dwell therein shall mourn; and it shall wholly rise up like the Nile, and sink down as the river of Egypt.

This is what the Lord saysconcerning the prophetswho lead my people astray,who proclaim peacewhen they have food to sink their teeth intobut declare war against the onewho puts nothing in their mouths.

He stands and shakes the earth;He looks and startles the nations.The age-old mountains break apart;the ancient hills sink down.His pathways are ancient.

In that day it will be said to Jerusalem:“Do not be afraid, O Zion;Do not let your hands fall limp.

But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.

And they beckoned unto their partners, which were in the other ship, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the ships, so that they began to sink.

Let these sayings sink down into your ears: for the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men.

A young man named Eutychus, who was sitting in a window, began to sink off into a deep sleep as Paul kept speaking longer and longer. Overcome by sleep, he fell down from the third floor and was picked up dead.

Wherein they think it strange that ye run not with them to the same sink of corruption, speaking injuriously of you;

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
טבע 
Taba` 
Usage: 10

צלל 
Tsalal 
Usage: 1

שׁקע 
Shaqa` 
Usage: 6

βυθίζω 
Buthizo 
Usage: 2

καταποντίζω 
Katapontizo 
Usage: 1

καταφέρω 
Kataphero 
Usage: 3

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