'Torrents' in the Bible
For the waves of death engulfed me; the torrents of destruction terrified me.
and Ahab said to Obadiah, Go through the land, to all the fountains of water and to all the torrents, perhaps we may find grass to save the horses and the mules alive, so that we may not have to destroy some of our beasts.
"My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi, Like the torrents of wadis which vanish,
as water wears away stones and torrents wash away the soil from the land, so You destroy a man's hope.
He won't look at the rivers the torrents of honey and curd.
And put the precious ore with the dust, and the gold of Ophir among the stones of the torrents,
They must dwell in the clefts of frightful valleys (gullies made by torrents) and in holes of the earth and of the rocks.
Who has prepared a channel for the torrents of rain, or a path for the thunderbolt,
The ropes of death were wrapped around me; the torrents of destruction terrified me.
You broke open springs and torrents; You dried up ever-flowing streams.
Look! He struck the rock and water gushed out; torrents overflowed. But can He also provide bread or furnish meat for His people?"
Turn to freedom our captivity and restore our fortunes, O Lord, as the streams in the South (the Negeb) [are restored by the torrents].
And the torrents thereof shall be turned into pitch, and its dust into brimstone; yea, the land thereof shall become burning pitch:
then shall the lame man leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and torrents in the desert.
And with pestilence and with bloodshed will I enter into judgment with [Gog], and I will rain upon him and upon his hordes and upon the many peoples that are with him torrents of rain and great hailstones, fire and brimstone.
Justice must flow like torrents of water, righteous actions like a stream that never dries up.
The gates or dams of the rivers [surrounding and guarding Nineveh] are opened and the [imperial] palace [of sun-dried brick] is dissolved [by the torrents] and is in dismay.
The mountains saw thee, they were in travail: Torrents of waters passed by; The deep uttered its voice, Lifted up its hands on high.
and the heavy rain falls, the swollen torrents come, and the winds blow and beat against the house; yet it does not fall, for its foundation is on rock.