'Wind' in the Bible
And God remembered Noah, and all the animals, and all the cattle that were with him in the ark; and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters subsided.
And behold, seven ears, thin and parched with the east wind, sprung up after them.
And behold, seven ears, withered, thin, parched with the east wind, sprung up after them;
And the seven lean and bad kine that came up after them are seven years; and the seven empty ears, parched with the east wind, will be seven years of famine.
And Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and Jehovah brought an east wind on the land all that day and all that night. When it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
And Jehovah turned a very powerful west wind, which took away the locusts, and drove them into the Red Sea: there remained not one locust in all the borders of Egypt.
And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and Jehovah made the sea go back by a strong east wind all the night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.
And there went forth a wind from Jehovah, and drove quails from the sea, and cast them about the camp, about a day's journey on this side, and about a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and about two cubits above the earth.
And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly; And he was seen upon the wings of the wind.
And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heavens became black with clouds and wind, and there was a great pour of rain. And Ahab got on the chariot, and went to Jizreel.
And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before Jehovah. And behold, Jehovah passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and broke in pieces the rocks before Jehovah: Jehovah was not in the wind. And after the wind, an earthquake: Jehovah was not in the earthquake.
For thus saith Jehovah: Ye shall not see wind, neither shall ye see rain; yet this valley shall be filled with water, and ye shall drink, both ye, and your cattle, and your beasts.
and behold, there came a great wind from over the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they died; and I only am escaped, alone, to tell thee.
They wind about in the paths of their course, they go off into the waste and perish.
Do ye imagine to reprove words? The speeches of one that is desperate are indeed for the wind.
Remember thou that my life is wind; mine eye shall no more see good.
How long wilt thou speak these things? and the words of thy mouth be a strong wind?
Should a wise man answer with windy knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind,
Shall words of wind have an end? or what provoketh thee that thou answerest?
Do they become as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away?
The east wind carrieth him away and he is gone; and as a storm it hurleth him out of his place.
In making a weight for the wind, and meting out the waters by measure,
Terrors are turned against me; they pursue mine honour as the wind; and my welfare is passed away like a cloud.
Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to be borne away, and dissolvest my substance.
How thy garments become warm when he quieteth the earth by the south wind?
And now men see not the light as it gleameth, it is hidden in the skies. But the wind passeth by and cleareth them.
By what way is the light parted, and the east wind scattered upon the earth?
The wicked are not so; but are as the chaff which the wind driveth away.
Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone; and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
And he rode upon a cherub and did fly; yea, he flew fast upon the wings of the wind.
And I did beat them small as dust before the wind; I did cast them out as the mire of the streets.
Let them be as chaff before the wind, and let the angel of Jehovah drive them away;
With an east wind thou hast broken the ships of Tarshish.
I would hasten my escape from the stormy wind, from the tempest.
He caused the east wind to rise in the heavens, and by his strength he brought the south wind;
O my God, make them like a whirling thing, like stubble before the wind.
For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone, and the place thereof knoweth it no more.
Who layeth the beams of his upper chambers in the waters, who maketh clouds his chariot, who walketh upon the wings of the wind;
For he speaketh, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof:
Who causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; who maketh lightnings for the rain; who bringeth the wind out of his treasuries:
He sendeth his word, and melteth them; he causeth his wind to blow the waters flow.
Fire and hail, snow and vapour, stormy wind fulfilling his word;
He that troubleth his own house shall inherit wind; and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.
Clouds and wind without rain, so is a man that boasteth himself of a false gift.
The north wind bringeth forth rain, and the angry countenance a backbiting tongue.
whosoever will restrain her restraineth the wind, and his right hand encountereth oil.
Who hath ascended up into the heavens, and descended? Who hath gathered the wind in his fists? Who hath bound the waters in a mantle? Who hath established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name, if thou knowest?
The wind goeth towards the south, and turneth about towards the north: it turneth about continually, and the wind returneth again to its circuits.
I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and pursuit of the wind.
And I applied my heart to the knowledge of wisdom, and to the knowledge of madness and folly: I perceived that this also is a striving after the wind.
Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that it had cost me to do them; and behold, all was vanity and pursuit of the wind, and there was no profit under the sun.
And I hated life; for the work that is wrought under the sun was grievous unto me; for all is vanity and pursuit of the wind.
For he giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he giveth travail to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good in God's sight. This also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.
And I saw all labour, and all success of work, that it is man's jealousy of his neighbour. This also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.
Better is a handful with quietness, than both hands full with labour and pursuit of the wind.
There is no end of all the people, of all that stood before them; those however that come after shall not rejoice in him. Surely this also is vanity and a striving after the wind.
And this also is a grievous evil, that in all points as he came so doth he go away, and what profit hath he, in having laboured for the wind?
Better is the seeing of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.
He that observeth the wind will not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds will not reap.
Awake, north wind, and come, thou south; Blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow forth. Let my beloved come into his garden, And eat its precious fruits.
And it was told the house of David saying, Syria is allied with Ephraim. Then his heart and the heart of his people shook, as the trees of the forest are shaken with the wind.
And Jehovah will utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind will he shake his hand over the river, and will smite it into seven streams, and make men go over dryshod.
The nations rush as the rushing of many waters; but he will rebuke them, and they shall flee far away, and shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a whirling of dust before the whirlwind:
We have been with child, we have been in travail, we have as it were brought forth wind; we have not wrought the deliverance of the land, neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen.
In measure, when sending her away, didst thou contend with her: he hath taken her away with his rough wind in the day of the east wind.
And a man shall be as a hiding-place from the wind, and a covert from the storm; as brooks of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land.
thou shalt fan them, and the wind shall carry them away, and the whirlwind shall scatter them; and thou shalt rejoice in Jehovah, thou shalt glory in the Holy One of Israel.
Behold, they are all vanity, their works are nought, their molten images are wind and emptiness.
When thou criest, let them that are gathered by thee deliver thee! But a wind shall carry them all away, a breath shall take them; but he that putteth his trust in me shall inherit the land, and possess my holy mountain.
And we are all become as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have carried us away;
a wild ass, used to the wilderness, that snuffeth up the wind in her desire! In her ardour, who shall turn her away? All they that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.
At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A hot wind cometh from the heights in the wilderness, on the way of the daughter of my people, not for fanning, nor for cleansing.
A wind more vehement than that shall come from me: now will I also pronounce judgments against them.
and the prophets shall become wind, and the word is not in them: thus shall it be done unto them.
When he uttereth his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the end of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasuries.
And I will scatter them as stubble that passeth away by the wind of the wilderness.
And the wild asses stand on the heights, they snuff up the wind like jackals; their eyes fail, because there is no herbage.
As with an east wind will I scatter them before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
The wind shall feed on all thy shepherds, and thy lovers shall go into captivity; surely, then shalt thou be ashamed and confounded for all thy wickedness.
And their camels shall be a booty, and the multitude of their cattle a spoil; and I will scatter to every wind them that have the corners of their beard cut off, and I will bring their calamity from all sides thereof, saith Jehovah.
Thus saith Jehovah: Behold, I will raise up against Babylon, and against them that dwell in the heart of those that rise against me, a destroying wind;
When he uttereth his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the end of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures.
And I looked, and behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the look of glowing brass, out of the midst of the fire.
A third part shalt thou burn in the fire in the midst of the city, when the days of the siege are fulfilled; and thou shalt take a third part, and smite about it with a knife; and a third part thou shalt scatter to the wind, and I will draw out a sword after them.
And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his troops; and I will draw out the sword after them.
say unto them which daub it with untempered mortar that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing rain, and ye, O great hailstones, shall fall, and a stormy wind shall burst forth.
Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I will cause to burst forth a stormy wind in my fury; and there shall be an overflowing rain in mine anger, and hail-stones in fury for utter destruction.
And behold, being planted, shall it prosper? shall it not utterly wither when the east wind toucheth it? It shall wither in the beds where it grew.
And all his fugitives with all his bands shall fall by the sword, and they that remain shall be scattered toward every wind; and ye shall know that I Jehovah have spoken.
But it was plucked up in fury, it was cast down to the ground, and the east wind dried up its fruit; its strong rods were broken and withered; the fire consumed them.
Thy rowers have brought thee into great waters; the east wind hath broken thee in the heart of the seas.
And he said unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold broken in pieces together, and they became like the chaff of the summer threshing-floors; and the wind carried them away, and no place was found for them. And the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.
The wind hath wrapped her up in its wings, and they shall be ashamed because of their sacrifices.
For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk; should it sprout, it would yield no meal; if so be it yield, strangers shall swallow it up.
Ephraim feedeth on wind, and pursueth after the east wind: all day long he multiplieth lies and desolation; and they make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Though he be fruitful among his brethren, an east wind shall come, a wind of Jehovah that cometh up from the wilderness, and his spring shall become dry, and his fountain shall be dried up: he shall spoil the treasure of all pleasant vessels.
For behold, he who formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what is his thought, who maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, Jehovah, the God of hosts, is his name.
But Jehovah sent out a great wind upon the sea, and there was a mighty tempest upon the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.
And it came to pass, when the sun arose, that God prepared a sultry east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, so that he fainted; and he requested for himself that he might die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
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