'Wind' in the Bible
God remembered Noah, all the animals, and all the livestock that were with him in the ship; and God made a wind to pass over the earth. The waters subsided.
Behold, seven heads of grain, thin and blasted with the east wind, sprung up after them.
and behold, seven heads of grain, withered, thin, and blasted with the east wind, sprung up after them.
The seven thin and ugly cattle that came up after them are seven years, and also the seven empty heads of grain blasted with the east wind; they will be seven years of famine.
Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and Yahweh brought an east wind on the land all that day, and all the night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
Yahweh turned an exceeding strong west wind, which took up the locusts, and drove them into the Red Sea. There remained not one locust in all the borders of Egypt.
Moses stretched out his hand over the sea, and Yahweh caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all the night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.
You blew with your wind. The sea covered them. They sank like lead in the mighty waters.
A wind from Yahweh went out and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, about a day's journey on this side, and a day's journey on the other side, around the camp, and about two cubits above the surface of the earth.
He rode on a cherub, and flew. Yes, he was seen on the wings of the wind.
It happened in a little while, that the sky grew black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.
He said, "Go out, and stand on the mountain before Yahweh." Behold, Yahweh passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains, and broke in pieces the rocks before Yahweh; but Yahweh was not in the wind. After the wind an earthquake; but Yahweh was not in the earthquake.
For thus says Yahweh, 'You will not see wind, neither will you see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, and you will drink, both you and your livestock and your animals.
and behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young men, and they are dead. I alone have escaped to tell you."
Do you intend to reprove words, since the speeches of one who is desperate are as wind?
"How long will you speak these things? Shall the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?
"Should a wise man answer with vain knowledge, and fill himself with the east wind?
How often is it that they are as stubble before the wind, as chaff that the storm carries away?
The east wind carries him away, and he departs. It sweeps him out of his place.
He establishes the force of the wind. Yes, he measures out the waters by measure.
Terrors have turned on me. They chase my honor as the wind. My welfare has passed away as a cloud.
You lift me up to the wind, and drive me with it. You dissolve me in the storm.
You whose clothing is warm, when the earth is still by reason of the south wind?
Now men don't see the light which is bright in the skies, but the wind passes, and clears them.
By what way is the lightning distributed, or the east wind scattered on the earth?
The wicked are not so, but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.
On the wicked he will rain blazing coals; fire, sulfur, and scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.
He rode on a cherub, and flew. Yes, he soared on the wings of the wind.
Then I beat them small as the dust before the wind. I cast them out as the mire of the streets.
Let them be as chaff before the wind, Yahweh's angel driving them on.
With the east wind, you break the ships of Tarshish.
"I would hurry to a shelter from the stormy wind and storm."
He caused the east wind to blow in the sky. By his power he guided the south wind.
He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes away, and doesn't come again.
My God, make them like tumbleweed; like chaff before the wind.
For the wind passes over it, and it is gone. Its place remembers it no more.
He lays the beams of his rooms in the waters. He makes the clouds his chariot. He walks on the wings of the wind.
For he commands, and raises the stormy wind, which lifts up its waves.
who causes the clouds to rise from the ends of the earth; who makes lightnings with the rain; who brings forth the wind out of his treasuries;
He sends out his word, and melts them. He causes his wind to blow, and the waters flow.
Lightning and hail, snow and clouds; stormy wind, fulfilling his word;
He who troubles his own house shall inherit the wind. The foolish shall be servant to the wise of heart.
As clouds and wind without rain, so is he who boasts of gifts deceptively.
The north wind brings forth rain: so a backbiting tongue brings an angry face.
restraining her is like restraining the wind, or like grasping oil in his right hand.
Who has ascended up into heaven, and descended? Who has gathered the wind in his fists? Who has bound the waters in his garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name, if you know?
The wind goes toward the south, and turns around to the north. It turns around continually as it goes, and the wind returns again to its courses.
I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and a chasing after wind.
I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly. I perceived that this also was a chasing after wind.
Then I looked at all the works that my hands had worked, and at the labor that I had labored to do; and behold, all was vanity and a chasing after wind, and there was no profit under the sun.
So I hated life, because the work that is worked under the sun was grievous to me; for all is vanity and a chasing after wind.
For to the man who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him who pleases God. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.
Then I saw all the labor and achievement that is the envy of a man's neighbor. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.
Better is a handful, with quietness, than two handfuls with labor and chasing after wind.
There was no end of all the people, even of all them over whom he was -- yet those who come after shall not rejoice in him. Surely this also is vanity and a chasing after wind.
This also is a grievous evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go. And what profit does he have who labors for the wind?
Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.
He who observes the wind won't sow; and he who regards the clouds won't reap.
As you don't know what is the way of the wind, nor how the bones grow in the womb of her who is with child; even so you don't know the work of God who does all.
Awake, north wind; and come, you south! Blow on my garden, that its spices may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and taste his precious fruits. Lover
It was told the house of David, saying, "Syria is allied with Ephraim." His heart trembled, and the heart of his people, as the trees of the forest tremble with the wind.
Yahweh will utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his scorching wind he will wave his hand over the River, and will split it into seven streams, and cause men to march over in sandals.
The nations will rush like the rushing of many waters: but he will rebuke them, and they will flee far off, and will be chased like the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like the whirling dust before the storm.
He will surely wind you around and around, and throw you like a ball into a large country. There you will die, and there the chariots of your glory will be, you shame of your lord's house.
We have been with child. We have been in pain. We gave birth, it seems, only to wind. We have not worked any deliverance in the earth; neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen.
In measure, when you send them away, you contend with them. He has removed them with his rough blast in the day of the east wind.
A man shall be as a hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the storm, as streams of water in a dry place, as the shade of a large rock in a weary land.
You will winnow them, and the wind will carry them away, and the whirlwind will scatter them. You will rejoice in Yahweh. You will glory in the Holy One of Israel.
Behold, all of them, their works are vanity and nothing. Their molten images are wind and confusion.
When you cry, let those who you have gathered deliver you; but the wind shall take them, a breath shall carry them all away: but he who takes refuge in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain."
For we have all become as one who is unclean, and all our righteousness is as a polluted garment: and we all fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
a wild donkey used to the wilderness, that snuffs up the wind in her desire. When she is in heat, who can turn her away? All those who seek her will not weary themselves. In her month, they will find her.
At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, "A hot wind from the bare heights in the wilderness toward the daughter of my people, not to winnow, nor to cleanse;
a full wind from these shall come for me. Now I will also utter judgments against them."
The prophets shall become wind, and the word is not in them. Thus shall it be done to them."
when he utters his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; he makes lightnings for the rain, and brings forth the wind out of his treasuries.
Therefore will I scatter them, as the stubble that passes away, by the wind of the wilderness.
I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
The wind shall feed all your shepherds, and your lovers shall go into captivity: surely then you will be ashamed and confounded for all your wickedness.
Thus says Yahweh: Behold, I will raise up against Babylon, and against those who dwell in Lebkamai, a destroying wind.
when he utters his voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and he causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; he makes lightning for the rain, and brings forth the wind out of his treasuries.
I looked, and behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, a great cloud, with flashing lightning, and a brightness around it, and out of its midst as it were glowing metal, out of the midst of the fire.
A third part you shall burn in the fire in the midst of the city, when the days of the siege are fulfilled; and you shall take a third part, and strike with the sword around it; and a third part you shall scatter to the wind, and I will draw out a sword after them.
I will scatter toward every wind all who are around him to help him, and all his bands; and I will draw out the sword after them.
tell those who plaster it with whitewash, that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing shower; and you, great hailstones, shall fall; and a stormy wind shall tear it.
Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: I will even tear it with a stormy wind in my wrath; and there shall be an overflowing shower in my anger, and great hailstones in wrath to consume it.
Yes, behold, being planted, shall it prosper? shall it not utterly wither, when the east wind touches it? it shall wither in the beds where it grew.
All his fugitives in all his bands shall fall by the sword, and those who remain shall be scattered toward every wind: and you shall know that I, Yahweh, have spoken it.
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 off and withered; the fire consumed them.
Your rowers have brought you into great waters: the east wind has broken you in the heart of the seas.
Then he said to me, Prophesy to the wind, prophesy, son of man, and tell the wind, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Come from the four winds, breath, and breathe on these slain, that they may live.
Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken in pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that no place was found for them: and the stone that struck the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.
The wind has wrapped her up in its wings; and they shall be disappointed because of their sacrifices.
For they sow the wind, and they will reap the whirlwind. He has no standing grain. The stalk will yield no head. If it does yield, strangers will swallow it up.
Ephraim feeds on wind, and chases the east wind. He continually multiplies lies and desolation. They make a covenant with Assyria, and oil is carried into Egypt.
Though he is fruitful among his brothers, an east wind will come, the breath of Yahweh coming up from the wilderness; and his spring will become dry, and his fountain will be dried up. He will plunder the storehouse of treasure.
For, behold, he who forms the mountains, and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought; who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the high places of the Earth: Yahweh, the God of Armies, is his name."
But Yahweh sent out a great wind on the sea, and there was a mighty storm on the sea, so that the ship was likely to break up.
It happened, when the sun arose, that God prepared a sultry east wind; and the sun beat on Jonah's head, so that he fainted, and requested for himself that he might die, and said, "It is better for me to die than to live."
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