'Water' in the Bible
And a river went out of Eden to water the garden, and from there it was divided into four heads.
And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.
Let a little water, I pray you, be brought and wash your feet and rest yourselves under a tree;
So Abraham rose up early in the morning and took bread and a bottle of water and gave it unto Hagar, putting it on her shoulder, and the child and sent her away; and she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.
And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under a tree.
And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went and filled the bottle with water and gave the lad drink.
And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water which Abimelech's slaves had violently taken away.
And he made his camels kneel down outside the city by a well of water at the time of the evening, even the time that women go out to draw water.
Behold, I stand here by the fountain of water, and the daughters of the men of the city come out for water:
Then the slave ran to meet her and said, Let me, I pray thee, drink a little water of thy pitcher.
And when she had finished giving him drink, she said, I will draw water for thy camels also until they have finished drinking.
And she hastened and emptied her pitcher into the trough, and ran again unto the well to draw water and drew for all his camels.
Then the man came into the house, and Laban ungirded his camels and gave straw and fodder for the camels and water to wash his feet and the men's feet that were with him.
behold, I stand by the fountain of water; let it come to pass, therefore, that the virgin who comes forth to draw water unto whom I say, Give me, I pray thee, a little water of thy pitcher to drink;
And before I had finished speaking in my heart, behold, Rebekah came forth with her pitcher on her shoulder, and she went down unto the fountain and drew water, and I said unto her, Let me drink, I pray thee.
And Isaac reopened the wells of water, which they had opened in the days of Abraham his father, for the Philistines had stopped them up after the death of Abraham, and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.
And the pastors of Gerar strove with Isaac's pastors, saying, The water is ours; therefore he called the name of the well Esek, because they strove with him.
And it came to pass the same day that Isaac's slaves came and told him concerning the well which they had opened and said unto him, We have found water.
And all the flocks gathered there; and they would roll the stone from the well's mouth and water the sheep and put the stone again upon the well's mouth in its place.
And he said, behold, it is yet high day; neither is it time that the livestock should be gathered together; water the sheep and go and feed them.
And they said, We cannot until all the flocks are gathered together and until they roll the stone from the well's mouth, that we may water the sheep.
and they took him and cast him into the cistern; and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.
And the man brought the men into Joseph's house and gave them water, and they washed their feet, and he gave their asses fodder.
Unstable as water, thou shalt not be principal because thou didst go up to thy father's bed; then thou became defiled, going up to my couch.
And when the child grew, she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses, for she said, Because I drew him out of the water.
Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters who came and drew water to fill the troughs to water their father's sheep.
And they said, An Egyptian delivered us out of the hand of the pastors and also drew water enough for us and watered the sheep.
And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe also these two signs, neither hearken unto thy voice, that thou shalt take of the water of the river and pour it upon the dry land; and the water which thou takest out of the river shall become blood upon the dry land.
Go unto Pharaoh in the morning; behold, he goes out unto the water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink before him and take in thy hand the rod which was turned to a serpent
And the fish that are in the river shall die, and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink the water of the river.
And the LORD spoke unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod and stretch out thine hand upon the waters of Egypt, upon their rivers, upon their streams, and upon their ponds, and upon all their pools of water, that they may become blood and that there may be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.
And the fish that were in the river died; and the river became corrupted, so that the Egyptians could not drink the water of the river; and there was blood throughout all the land of Egypt.
And in all Egypt they dug wells round about the river for water to drink, for they could not drink of the water of the river.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning and stand before Pharaoh; behold, he goes forth to the water and say unto him, The LORD hath said thus, Let my people go that they may serve me.
Eat none of it raw, nor boiled at all with water, but roast with fire, his head with his legs, and with the entrails thereof.
So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness and found no water.
And they came to Elim, where there were twelve fountains of water and seventy palm trees; and they encamped there by the waters.
And all the congregation of the sons of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD, and set up camp in Rephidim; and there was no water for the people to drink.
And the people chided with Moses and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? Why do ye tempt the LORD?
So the people thirsted there for water; and the people murmured against Moses and said, Why hast thou brought us up out of Egypt to kill us and our children and our livestock with thirst?
Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb, and thou shalt smite the rock, and water shall come out of it that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.
Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above or that is in the earth beneath nor that is in the water under the earth.
But ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread and thy water; and I will take all sickness away from the midst of thee.
And Aaron and his sons thou shalt bring unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony and shalt wash them with water.
Thou shalt also make a laver of brass, and its base also of brass, to wash with; and thou shalt place it between the tabernacle of the testimony and the altar, and thou shalt put water in it.
When they go into the tabernacle of the testimony, they shall wash with water that they not die, or when they come near to the altar to minister, to burn the offering unto the LORD that must be consumed by fire,
And he was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did not eat bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments.
And thou shalt set the laver between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar and shalt put water therein.
And thou shalt bring Aaron and his sons unto the door of the tabernacle of the testimony and wash them with water.
And he set the laver between the tabernacle of the testimony and the altar and put water in it, to wash with.
but he shall wash its intestines and its legs in water, and the priest shall incense it all on the altar, to be a burnt sacrifice, an offering on fire, of a very acceptable aroma unto the LORD.
and he shall wash the inwards and the legs with water; and the priest shall offer it all and incense it upon the altar; it is a burnt sacrifice, an offering on fire, of a very acceptable aroma unto the LORD.
But the earthen vessel wherein it is cooked shall be broken; and if it is cooked in a brazen pot, it shall be both scoured and rinsed in water.
Then Moses brought Aaron and his sons and washed them with water.
Then he washed the intestines and the legs in water, and Moses burnt the whole ram upon the altar; it was a burnt sacrifice in a very acceptable aroma, an offering on fire unto the LORD, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
And everything upon which any of them falls when they are dead shall be unclean, whether it be any vessel of wood or clothing or skin or sack, whatever instrument with which work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the evening; and thus it shall be cleansed.
All food which may be eaten upon which shall come water from any such vessel shall be unclean; and any drink that may be drunk shall be unclean in every such vessel.
Nevertheless a fountain or cistern where water is collected shall be clean; but that which touches their carcase shall be unclean.
But if any water is put upon the seed and any part of their carcase falls thereon, it shall be unclean unto you.
and the priest shall command that one of the birds be killed in an earthen vessel upon living water;
then he shall take the living bird and the cedar wood, and the scarlet and the hyssop and shall dip them and the living bird in the blood of the bird that was killed over the living water;
And he that is to be purified shall wash his clothes and shave off all his hair and wash himself with water, and he shall be clean; and after that he shall come into the camp and shall dwell outside of his tent seven days.
But it shall be that on the seventh day he shall shave all his hair off his head and his beard and his eyebrows; finally he shall shave off all his hair, and he shall wash his clothes; also he shall wash his flesh in water, and he shall be clean.
and he shall kill the one of the birds in an earthen vessel over living water,
and he shall take the cedar wood and the hyssop and the scarlet and the living bird and dip them all in the blood of the slain bird and in the living water and sprinkle the house seven times.
And he shall remove the sin from the house with the blood of the bird and with the living water and with the living bird and with the cedar wood and with the hyssop and with the scarlet.
And whoever touches his bed shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
And he that sits on any thing upon which the one that has the issue sat shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
Likewise he that touches the flesh of the one that has the issue shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening.
And if the one that has the issue spits upon him that is clean, then he shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
And whoever touches any thing that was under him shall be unclean until the evening, and he that bears any of those things shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
And whoever the one that has the issue touches and has not washed his hands with water, he shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
And the vessel of earth that the one that has the issue touches shall be broken, and every vessel of wood shall be washed with water.
And when the one that has an issue is cleansed of his issue; then he shall number to himself seven days from his purification and wash his clothes and bathe his flesh in living water, and he shall be clean.
And the man, when his seed shall go forth from him, then shall wash all his flesh in water and be unclean until the evening.
And every garment and every skin upon which the seed of a man has come shall be washed with water and be unclean until the evening.
The woman also with whom the man shall have sexual contact with seed, they shall both bathe themselves in water and be unclean until the evening.
And whoever touches her bed shall wash his clothes and bathe himself with water and be unclean until the evening.
Also whoever touches any thing that she sat upon shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
Whoever touches these things shall be unclean and shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
He shall put on the holy linen coat, and he shall have the linen underwear upon his flesh and shall be girded with a linen girdle, and with the linen mitre shall he cover himself. These are holy garments; and he shall wash his flesh with water and put them on.
Then he shall wash his flesh with water in the holy place and put on his garments and come forth after that and make his burnt offering and the burnt offering of the people and make reconciliation for himself and for the people.
And he that took the he goat to Azazel shall wash his clothes and bathe his flesh with water and afterward come into the camp.
And he that burns them shall wash his clothes and bathe his flesh in water, and afterward he shall come into the camp.
And any person that eats that which died of itself or that which was torn by beasts whether it is a natural of your own country or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening; then he shall be clean.
the person who has touched any such shall be unclean until evening and shall not eat of the holy things until he has washed his flesh with water.
Then the priest shall take holy water in an earthen vessel; and of the dust that is in the floor of the tabernacle the priest shall take and put it into the water.
And the priest shall cause the woman to stand before the LORD and shall uncover the woman's head and put the present of remembrance in her hands, which is the present of jealousy; and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that brings the curse.
And the priest shall charge her by an oath and say unto the woman, If no man has lain with thee, and if thou hast not gone astray from thy husband to uncleanness, thou shalt be clean from this bitter water that brings the curse.
and this water that causes the curse shall go into thy bowels and cause thy belly to swell and thy thigh to fail. And the woman shall say, Amen, amen.
And the priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out with the bitter water;
and he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that brings the curse, and the water that brings the curse shall enter into her as bitter.
And the priest shall take a handful of the present, in memory of her, and incense it upon the altar and afterward shall cause the woman to drink the water.
He shall give her, therefore, the water to drink, and it shall come to pass, that if she is defiled and has betrayed her husband, that the water that works the curse shall enter into her in bitterness, and her belly shall swell, and her thigh shall fail; and that woman shall be a curse among her people.
And thus shalt thou do unto them, to cleanse them: Sprinkle water of atonement for sin upon them, and let them shave all their flesh, and let them wash their clothes, and be clean.
Then the priest shall wash his clothes, and he shall bathe his flesh in water, and afterward he shall come into the camp, and the priest shall be unclean until the evening.
Likewise he that burns her shall wash his clothes in water and bathe his flesh in water and shall be unclean until the evening.
And a man that is clean shall gather up the ashes of the heifer and lay them up outside the camp in a clean place, and it shall be kept for the congregation of the sons of Israel for the water of separation; it is sin.
They shall remove the sin from themselves with that water on the third day, and on the seventh day they shall be clean; but if they do not remove the sin from themselves the third day, then the seventh day they shall not be clean.
Whoever touches the dead body of anyone that is dead and does not remove the sin has defiled the tabernacle of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from Israel; because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean, and his uncleanness shall be upon him.
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