128 occurrences

'Wind' in the Bible

God remembered Noah, as well as all the wildlife and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the water began to subside.

After them, seven heads of grain, thin and scorched by the east wind, sprouted up.

After them, seven heads of grain—withered, thin, and scorched by the east wind—sprouted up.

So Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and the Lord sent an east wind over the land all that day and through the night. By morning the east wind had brought in the locusts.

Then the Lord changed the wind to a strong west wind, and it carried off the locusts and blew them into the Red Sea. Not a single locust was left in all the territory of Egypt.

Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea. The Lord drove the sea back with a powerful east wind all that night and turned the sea into dry land. So the waters were divided,

“I will put anxiety in the hearts of those of you who survive in the lands of their enemies. The sound of a wind-driven leaf will put them to flight, and they will flee as one flees from a sword, and fall though no one is pursuing them.

A wind sent by the Lord came up and blew quail in from the sea; it dropped them at the camp all around, three feet off the ground, about a day’s journey in every direction.

In a little while, the sky grew dark with clouds and wind, and there was a downpour. So Ahab got in his chariot and went to Jezreel.

Then He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the Lord’s presence.”At that moment, the Lord passed by. A great and mighty wind was tearing at the mountains and was shattering cliffs before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake.

For the Lord says, ‘You will not see wind or rain, but the wadi will be filled with water, and you will drink—you and your cattle and your animals.’

Their inhabitants have become powerless,dismayed, and ashamed.They are plants of the field,tender grass,grass on the rooftops,blasted by the east wind.

Do you think that you can disprove my wordsor that a despairing man’s words are mere wind?

How long will you go on saying these things?Your words are a blast of wind.

Will You frighten a wind-driven leaf?Will You chase after dry straw?

Does a wise man answer with empty counselor fill himself with the hot east wind?

Are they like straw before the wind,like chaff a storm sweeps away?

Terrors overtake him like a flood;a storm wind sweeps him away at night.

An east wind picks him up, and he is gone;it carries him away from his place.

When God fixed the weight of the windand limited the water by measure,

Terrors are turned loose against me;they chase my dignity away like the wind,and my prosperity has passed by like a cloud.

You lift me up on the wind and make me ride it;You scatter me in the storm.

You whose clothes get hotwhen the south wind brings calm to the land,

Now men cannot even look at the sunwhen it is in the skies,after a wind has swept through and cleared them away.

What road leads to the place where light is dispersed?Where is the source of the east wind that spreads across the earth?

The wicked are not like this;instead, they are like chaff that the wind blows away.

I pulverize them like dust before the wind;I trample them like mud in the streets.

Let them be like chaff in the wind,with the angel of the Lord driving them away.

I would hurry to my shelterfrom the raging wind and the storm.”

He made the east wind blow in the skiesand drove the south wind by His might.

Make them like tumbleweed, my God,like straw before the wind.

when the wind passes over it, it vanishes,and its place is no longer known.

laying the beams of His palaceon the waters above,making the clouds His chariot,walking on the wings of the wind,

The one who brings ruin on his householdwill inherit the wind,and a fool will be a slaveto someone whose heart is wise.

The one who controls her controls the windand grasps oil with his right hand.

Who has gone up to heaven and come down?Who has gathered the wind in His hands?Who has bound up the waters in a cloak?Who has established all the ends of the earth?What is His name,and what is the name of His Son—if you know?

Gusting to the south,turning to the north,turning, turning, goes the wind,and the wind returns in its cycles.

I applied my mind to know wisdom and knowledge, madness and folly; I learned that this too is a pursuit of the wind.

When I considered all that I had accomplished and what I had labored to achieve, I found everything to be futile and a pursuit of the wind. There was nothing to be gained under the sun.

Therefore, I hated life because the work that was done under the sun was distressing to me. For everything is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

For to the man who is pleasing in His sight, He gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy, but to the sinner He gives the task of gathering and accumulating in order to give to the one who is pleasing in God’s sight. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

I saw that all labor and all skillful work is due to a man’s jealousy of his friend. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

There is no limit to all the people who were before them, yet those who come later will not rejoice in him. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

This too is a sickening tragedy: exactly as he comes, so he will go. What does the one gain who struggles for the wind?

Better what the eyes see than wandering desire. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

No one has authority over the wind to restrain it, and there is no authority over the day of death; there is no furlough in battle, and wickedness will not allow those who practice it to escape.

W Awaken, north wind—come, south wind.Blow on my garden,and spread the fragrance of its spices.Let my love come to his gardenand eat its choicest fruits. >

When it became known to the house of David that Aram had occupied Ephraim, the heart of Ahaz and the hearts of his people trembled like trees of a forest shaking in the wind.

The Lord will divide the Gulf of Suez.He will wave His hand over the Euphrateswith His mighty windand will split it into seven streams,letting people walk through on foot.

The nations rage like the raging of many waters.He rebukes them, and they flee far away,driven before the wind like chaff on the hillsand like tumbleweeds before a gale.

wind you up into a ball, and sling you into a wide land. There you will die, and there your glorious chariots will be—a disgrace to the house of your lord.

We became pregnant, we writhed in pain;we gave birth to wind.We have won no victories on earth,and the earth’s inhabitants have not fallen.

You disputed with herby banishing and driving her away.He removed her with His severe stormon the day of the east wind.

Each will be like a shelter from the wind,a refuge from the rain,like streams of water in a dry landand the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

Their inhabitants have become powerless,dismayed, and ashamed.They are plants of the field,tender grass,grass on the rooftops,blasted by the east wind.

Who has stirred him up from the east?He calls righteousness to his feet.The Lord hands nations over to him,and he subdues kings.He makes them like dust with his sword,like wind-driven stubble with his bow.

You will winnow themand a wind will carry them away,a gale will scatter them.But you will rejoice in the Lord;you will boast in the Holy One of Israel.

Look, all of them are a delusion;their works are nonexistent;their images are wind and emptiness.

When you cry out,let your collection of idols deliver you!The wind will carry all of them off,a breath will take them away.But whoever takes refuge in Mewill inherit the landand possess My holy mountain.

They will fear the name of Yahweh in the westand His glory in the east;for He will come like a rushing streamdriven by the wind of the Lord.

a wild donkey at home in the wilderness.She sniffs the wind in the heat of her desire.Who can control her passion?All who look for her will not become tired;they will find her in her mating season.

“At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, ‘A searing wind blows from the barren heights in the wilderness on the way to My dear people. It comes not to winnow or to sift;

a wind too strong for this comes at My call. Now I will also pronounce judgments against them.’”

The prophets become only wind,for the Lord’s word is not in them.This will in fact happen to them.

I will scatter you like drifting chaffbefore the desert wind.

I will scatter them before the enemy like the east wind.I will show them My back and not My faceon the day of their calamity.

The wind will take charge of all your shepherds,and your lovers will go into captivity.Then you will be ashamed and humiliatedbecause of all your evil.

This is what the Lord says:I am about to stir up a destructive wind against Babylonand against the population of Leb-qamai.

When He thunders,the waters in the heavens are in turmoil,and He causes the cloudsto rise from the ends of the earth.He makes lightning for the rainand brings the wind from His storehouses.

You are to burn up a third of it in the city when the days of the siege have ended; you are to take a third and slash it with the sword all around the city; and you are to scatter a third to the wind, for I will draw a sword to chase after them.

As a result, fathers will eat their sons within Jerusalem, and sons will eat their fathers. I will execute judgments against you and scatter all your survivors to every direction of the wind.

A third of your people will die by plague and be consumed by famine within you; a third will fall by the sword all around you; and I will scatter a third to every direction of the wind, and I will draw a sword to chase after them.

I will also scatter all the attendants who surround him and all his troops to every direction of the wind, and I will draw a sword to chase after them.

Even though it is planted, will it flourish?Won’t it completely witherwhen the east wind strikes it?It will wither on the bed where it sprouted.”

All the fugitives among his troops will fall by the sword, and those who survive will be scattered to every direction of the wind. Then you will know that I, Yahweh, have spoken.”

But it was uprooted in fury,thrown to the ground,and the east wind dried up its fruit.Its strong branches were torn off and dried up;fire consumed them.

Your rowers have brought youonto the high seas,but the east wind has shattered youin the heart of the sea.

Then the iron, the fired clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were shattered and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors. The wind carried them away, and not a trace of them could be found. But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.

A wind with its wings will carry them off,and they will be ashamed of their sacrifices. >

Ephraim chases the windand pursues the east wind.He continually multiplies lies and violence.He makes a covenant with Assyria,and olive oil is carried to Egypt.

Although he flourishes among his brothers,an east wind will come,a wind from the Lord rising up from the desert.His water source will fail,and his spring will run dry.The wind will plunder the treasuryof every precious item.

Therefore, I will set fire to the walls of Rabbah,and it will consume its citadels.There will be shouting on the day of battleand a violent wind on the day of the storm.

He is here:the One who forms the mountains,creates the wind,and reveals His thoughts to man,the One who makes the dawn out of darknessand strides on the heights of the earth.Yahweh, the God of Hosts, is His name.

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