138 occurrences

'Wind' in the Bible

And the name of his brother [was] Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and wind instruments.

And God remembered Noah and all the wild animals, and all the domesticated animals that [were] with him in the ark. And God caused a wind to blow over the earth, and the waters subsided.

And behold, seven thin ears of grain, scorched by the east wind, sprouted up after them.

And behold, seven withered ears of grain, thin [and] scorched by the east wind, sprouted up after them.

And the seven thin and ugly cows coming up after them, they [are] seven years, and the seven empty ears of grain, scorched by the east wind, they are [also] seven years of famine.

And Moses stretched out his staff over the land of Egypt, and Yahweh drove an east wind into the land all that day and all night. The morning came, and the east wind had brought the locusts.

And Yahweh turned a very strong {west wind} and lifted up the locusts and thrust them into the {Red Sea}, and not one locust remained in all the territory of Egypt.

And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and Yahweh moved the sea with a strong east wind all night, and he made the sea [become] dry ground, and the waters were divided.

Then a wind set out from Yahweh, and it drove quails from the west, and he spread [them] out on the camp about a day's journey on one side and about a day's journey on the other, all around the camp, about two cubits on the surface of the land.

{In no time} the heavens grew black [with] clouds and wind, and there was heavy rain. Ahab rode and he went to Jezreel,

He said, "Go out and stand on the mountain before Yahweh." Suddenly Yahweh was passing by, with a great and strong wind ripping the mountains and crushing rocks before Yahweh; [but] Yahweh [was] not in the wind. After the wind, [there was] an earthquake; [but] Yahweh was not in the earthquake.

for thus says Yahweh, 'You will see neither wind nor rain, yet this wadi will be full of water; and you and all of your livestock and your animals shall drink.'

And behold, a great wind came from across the desert, and it struck the four corners of the house {so that} it fell upon the young people, and they died. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."

The paths of their way wind [around]; they go up into the wasteland, and they perish.

Do you intend to reprove [my] words and [consider the] words of a desperate [man] as wind?

"{How long} will you say these [things], and the words of your mouth [be] a mighty wind?

"Should [the] wise answer [with] windy knowledge, and should he fill his stomach [with the] east wind?

"He will not escape from darkness; a flame will dry up his new shoot, and by the wind of his mouth he shall be removed.

[How often] are they like straw {before} the wind, and like chaff that [the] storm carries away?

Terrors overtake him like the water; a storm wind carries him off [in the] night.

[The] east wind lifts him up, and he is gone, and it sweeps him away from his place.

{When he gave} weight to the wind and he apportioned [the] waters by measure,

Terrors are turned upon me; my honor is pursued as [by] the wind, and my hope of deliverance passed by like a cloud.

You lift me up to [the] wind--you make me ride [it], and you toss me about [in] the storm.

[You] whose garments [are] hot, when [the] earth is being still because of [the] south wind,

So then, they do not look at the light [when it is] bright in the skies, when [the] wind has passed and has cleansed them.

Where then [is] the way [where] [the] light is distributed, [where] he scatters [the] east wind upon [the] earth?

Not so the wicked. Instead, [they are] like the chaff that [the] wind scatters.

Then the channels of [the] sea became visible, and [the] foundations of [the] world were uncovered by your rebuke, O Yahweh, by the {blast} of the wind of your nose.

And I ground them like dust {in the wind}, I emptied them out like mud of [the] streets.

Let them be like chaff before [the] wind, with the angel of Yahweh {driving them}.

I would hurry to my refuge from [the] raging wind [and] storm."

He caused [the] east wind to blow in the heavens and drove along [the] south wind by his strength.

O my God, make them like the tumbleweed, like the chaff before wind.

When [the] wind passes over it, it is no more, and its place knows it no longer.

the one who sets beams in the waters [for] his upper chambers, who makes clouds his chariot, who rides on [the] wings of [the] wind,

[He] causes clouds to rise from the edge of the earth; he makes lightnings for the rain; [he] brings out [the] wind from his storehouses.

[In] restraining her, he restrains wind, and his right hand will grasp oil.

Who has ascended [to] heaven and come down? Who has gathered [the] wind in the hollow of his hand? Who has wrapped water in a garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What [is] his name and what is the name of his child? For [surely] you know.

The wind goes to the south and goes around to the north; around and around it goes, and on its circuit the wind returns.

So {I dedicated myself} to learn about wisdom and [to] learn about delusion and folly. However, I discovered that this also [is] chasing wind.

Yet when I considered all the effort which I expended and the toil with which I toiled to do, then behold, "Everything [is] vanity and chasing wind! There is nothing profitable under the sun!"

So I hated life because the work done under the sun [is] grievous to me. For everything [is] vanity and chasing wind!

For to the person who [is] good in his eyes, he gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and heaping up only to give [it] to [him who is] pleasing to him. This also [is] vanity and chasing wind!

I also realized that all [of the] toil and all [of] the skillful work that is done--it [is] envy between one man and {another}. This also [is] vanity and chasing wind!

There is no end to all the people, to all who were before him. Yet the later generation will not rejoice in him, for this also [is] vanity and chasing wind!

This also [is] a grievous illness. Exactly as he came, so he will go. What profit [does] he gain for all his toil for the wind?

{Better to be content with what your eyes see than for your soul to constantly crave more}. This also [is] vanity and chasing wind!

Just as no one can control the wind to restrain the wind, so also no one can control the day of his death. Just as no one is discharged in time of war, so wickedness will not deliver the wicked.

Just as you do not know how the path of the wind [goes], nor how the bones [of a fetus] form in a mother's womb, so you do not know the work of God who makes everything.

Awake, O north wind! Come, O south wind! Blow upon my garden! Let its fragrances waft forth! Let my beloved come to his garden, let him eat his choice fruit!

Whose arrows are sharp, and all of his bows are bent. The hoofs of his horses are reckoned like flint, and his wheels like the storm wind.

When it was reported to the house of David, saying "Aram stands by Ephraim," his heart and the heart of his people shook like the shaking of the trees of [the] forest because of [the] wind.

And Yahweh will divide the tongue of the sea of Egypt, and he will wave his hand over the river with his scorching wind; and he will strike it into seven streams, and he will {make it passable by foot}.

[The] nations roar like [the] roar of many waters, but he will rebuke him, and he will flee far away. And they are chased like chaff of [the] mountains before [the] wind and like tumbleweed before [the] storm.

he will wind a winding tightly around you like ball, to a {wide land}. There you shall die, and there the chariots of your splendor [will be], disgrace to your master's house!

We became pregnant, we writhed; we gave birth [to] wind. We cannot bring about deliverance [on the] earth, and no inhabitants of [the] world are born.

By expelling her, by her sending away, you argue with her. He removed [them] with his strong wind, in [the] day of [the] east wind.

Look! The Lord has mighty and strong [one], like a rainstorm of hail, a wind storm of destruction, like a rainstorm of mighty overflowing waters, he will put [them] to the earth with [his] hand.

You will be punished by Yahweh of hosts with thunder and earthquake and great sound, storm wind and tempest and [the] flame of a devouring fire.

And each one will be like a hiding place from [the] wind and a covering from [the] rainstorm, like streams of water in a dry region, like [the] shade of a large rock in a weary land.

You shall winnow them and [the] wind shall carry them, and [the] tempest shall scatter them. And you yourself shall rejoice in Yahweh; you shall boast in the holy one of Israel.

Look! All of them [are] deception; their works [are] nothing; their images [are] wind and emptiness.

When {you cry}, let your collection deliver you, and [the] wind will carry all of them away; a breath will take [them] away. But he who takes refuge in me shall take possession [of] [the] land, and he shall inherit my {holy mountain}."

So they shall fear the name of Yahweh from [the] west, and his glory from the sunrise, for he will come like narrow stream; the wind of Yahweh drives it on.

A wild ass accustomed to [the] desert, in the desire of her soul. She gasps [for] wind [in] her rutting time. Who can quell her [lust]? All [those who] seek her will not grow weary, in her month they will find her.

At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, "{A hot wind from the barren heights} in the desert, {in the direction of} the daughter of my people, not to winnow and not to cleanse,

{a wind too strong for} these will come for me, now also I speak judgments against them."

And the prophets are like wind, and the word [is] not in them.' Thus it will be done to them."

{When he utters his voice} [there is] a noise of water in the heavens, and he causes [the] mist to rise from [the] ends of the earth. He makes lightning for the rain, and he causes [the] wind to go out from his storehouses.

And I will scatter them like stubble scattered by [the] wind of [the] desert.

Like the wind from the east I will scatter them {before} [the] enemy. I will show them [my] back and not [my] face in the day of their disaster.'"

All your shepherds will shepherd [the] wind, and your lovers will go into captivity. Yes, then you will be ashamed and humiliated because of all your wickedness.

And their camels will become as plunder, and the multitude of their livestock as spoil. And I will scatter to every wind [those who] are trimmed to [the] side, and from {every side} I will bring their disaster," {declares} Yahweh.

Thus says Yahweh: "Look, I [am] going to stir up against Babylon and against the inhabitants of Leb-qamai a destructive wind.

At the giving of his voice [there is] a roar of waters in the heavens, and he causes [the] patches of mist to go up from [the] end of [the] earth. He makes lightning for the rain, and he brings out [the] wind from his storehouses.

And I looked, and look! A storm wind [was] coming from the north, a great cloud, and fire flashing back and forth, and brightness around [and] {within it}, and from its midst [it was] like [the] outward appearance of amber stone from the midst of the fire.

A third you must burn with fire in the midst of the city at {the completion} of the days of the siege, and you must take a third, and you must strike [it] with the sword around it, and a third you must scatter to the wind, and I will draw a sword behind them.

Therefore parents will eat children in the midst of you, and children will eat their parents, and I will execute judgment in you, and I will scatter your entire remnant to every wind.

A third of you will die because of the plague, and because of the famine they will perish in the midst of you, and a third will fall through the sword around you, and a third I will scatter to every direction of the wind, and I will draw [the] sword behind them.

And look! [Though] it is planted, will it prosper? {When the east wind strikes it}, will it not dry up completely? On the garden bed of its vegetation it will dry up!" '"

And all of his choice troops, among all of his troops, they will fall by the sword, and [those who] [are] remaining, they will be scattered to all [the directions of the] wind, and you will know that I, Yahweh, I have spoken.'

But it was uprooted in rage; it was thrown to the earth, and the east wind dried up its fruit; they were stripped off, and its strong branch dried up; fire consumed it.

" 'Into many waters the rowers brought you; [but] {the east wind} wrecked you in [the] heart of [the] seas.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארבּה 
'arubbah 
Usage: 9

חלּון 
Challown 
Usage: 31

כּו 
Kav (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

לוּל 
Luwl 
Usage: 1

מוּסב 
Muwcab 
Usage: 1

צהר 
Tsohar 
Usage: 24

צפן צפון 
Tsaphown 
Usage: 153

קדם קדים 
Qadiym 
Usage: 69

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

רוּח 
Ruwach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 11

שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

שׁקף 
Sheqeph 
Usage: 1

שׁקף 
Shaquph 
Usage: 2

תּמן תּימן 
Teyman 
Usage: 23

ἀνεμίζω 
Anemizo 
driven with the wind
Usage: 1

ἄνεμος 
Anemos 
Usage: 25

δέω 
Deo 
bind , tie , knit , be in bonds , wind
Usage: 32

θυρίς 
Thuris 
Usage: 2

νότος 
Notos 
Usage: 3

πνέω 
Pneo 
Usage: 3

πνοή 
Pnoe 
Usage: 2

συστέλλω 
Sustello 
wind up , short
Usage: 2