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Part of speech: Noun, Place, Thing

The  rivers are flowing.


  •  Water will boil at 100 degrees Celsius or 212 degrees Fahrenheit. - 74
  • "We are living, breathing, human beings that need  water to live. The simple act of having  water with me wherever I go has completely changed my energy level, and my focus!" - Natalie Dougherty - 175
  •  Flood  waters are deeper then they appear. - 230
  •  Water weighs about 8.3 pounds per gallon. - 691
  Key words: Place, River, Rivers, Water, Waters  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: When does  water boil?
  Answer:  Water boils at 212 degrees F or 100 degrees C. - 63

Question: What is  water?
  Answer:  Water is a clear liquid composed of hydrogen and oxygen = H2O. - 62

Question: How much  water is on the surface of the Earth?
  Answer: 71 Percent of the Earth's surface is covered with  water. - 89


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  Words of Wisdom  

And a  river went out of Eden to  water the  garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.   Genesis 2:10 


And the name of the second  river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
And the name of the third  river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth  river is Euphrates.   Genesis 2:13, 14 


In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the  river of Egypt unto the great  river, the  river Euphrates:
The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites,
And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaim,
And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.   Genesis 15:18-21 


So he fled with all that he had; and he rose up, and passed over the  river, and set his face toward the mount Gilead.   Genesis 31:21 


And Samlah died, and Saul of Rehoboth by the  river reigned in his stead.   Genesis 36:37 


And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the  river.
And, behold, there came up out of the  river seven well favored kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow.
And, behold, seven other kine came up after them out of the  river, ill favored and leanfleshed; and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the  river.   Genesis 41:1-3 


And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood upon the bank of the  river:
And, behold, there came up out of the  river seven kine, fatfleshed and well favored; and they fed in a meadow:
And, behold, seven other kine came up after them, poor and very ill favored and leanfleshed, such as I never saw in all the land of Egypt for badness:
And the lean and the ill favored kine did eat up the first seven fat kine:
And when they had eaten them up, it could not be known that they had eaten them; but they were still ill favored, as at the beginning. So I awoke.   Genesis 41:17-21 


And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the  river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.   Exodus 1:22 


And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink.
And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him.
And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash herself at the  river; and her maidens walked along by the river's side; and when she saw the ark among the flags, she sent her maid to fetch it.   Exodus 2:3-5 


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.   Exodus 4:9 


Get thee unto Pharaoh in the morning; lo, he goeth out unto the  water; and thou shalt stand by the river's brink against he come; and the rod which was turned to a serpent shalt thou take in thine hand.
And thou shalt say unto him, The LORD  God of the Hebrews hath sent me unto thee, saying, Let my people go, that they may serve me in the wilderness: and, behold, hitherto thou wouldest not hear.
Thus saith the LORD, In this thou shalt know that I am the LORD: behold, I will smite with the rod that is in mine hand upon the  waters which are in the  river, and they shall be turned to  blood.
And the fish that is in the  river shall die, and the  river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink of the  water of the  river.
And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and stretch out thine hand upon the  waters of Egypt, upon their streams, upon their  rivers, 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 Moses and Aaron did so, as the LORD commanded; and he lifted up the rod, and smote the  waters that were in the  river, in the sight of Pharaoh, and in the sight of his servants; and all the  waters that were in the  river were turned to  blood.
And the fish that was in the  river died; and the  river stank, and the Egyptians could not drink of the  water of the  river; and there was  blood throughout all the land of Egypt.   Exodus 7:15-21 


And all the Egyptians digged round about the  river for  water to drink; for they could not drink of the  water of the  river.
And seven days were fulfilled, after that the LORD had smitten the  river.   Exodus 7:24, 25 


And the  river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thine house, and into thy bedchamber, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneadingtroughs:
And the frogs shall come up both on thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy servants.
And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand with thy rod over the streams, over the  rivers, and over the  ponds, and cause frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt.   Exodus 8:3-5 


And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall I entreat for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee and thy houses, that they may remain in the  river only?
And he said, To morrow. And he said, Be it according to thy word: that thou mayest know that there is none like unto the LORD our  God.
And the frogs shall depart from thee, and from thy houses, and from thy servants, and from thy people; they shall remain in the  river only.   Exodus 8:9-11 


And the LORD said unto Moses, Go on before the people, and take with thee of the elders of Israel; and thy rod, wherewith thou smotest the  river, take in thine hand, and go.   Exodus 17:5 


And I will set thy bounds from the  Red  sea even unto the  sea of the Philistines, and from the desert unto the  river: for I will deliver the inhabitants of the land into your hand; and thou shalt drive them out before thee.   Exodus 23:31 


These shall ye eat of all that are in the  waters: whatsoever hath fins and scales in the  waters, in the  seas, and in the  rivers, them shall ye eat.
And all that have not fins and scales in the  seas, and in the  rivers, of all that move in the  waters, and of any living thing which is in the  waters, they shall be an abomination unto you:
They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their  flesh, but ye shall have their carcasses in abomination.   Leviticus 11:9-11 


He sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to Pethor, which is by the  river of the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the earth, and they abide over against me:
Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people; for they are too mighty for me: peradventure I shall prevail, that we may smite them, and that I may drive them out of the land: for I wot that he whom thou blessest is blessed, and he whom thou cursest is cursed.   Numbers 22:5, 6 


As the valleys are they spread forth, as  gardens by the river's side, as the  trees of lign aloes which the LORD hath planted, and as cedar  trees beside the  waters.   Numbers 24:6 


And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon unto the  river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the  sea.   Numbers 34:5 


Turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of the Amorites, and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain, in the hills, and in the vale, and in the south, and by the  sea side, to the land of the Canaanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great  river, the  river Euphrates.   Deuteronomy 1:7 


Rise ye up, take your journey, and pass over the  river Arnon: behold, I have given into thine hand Sihon the Amorite, king of Heshbon, and his land: begin to possess it, and contend with him in battle.   Deuteronomy 2:24 


From Aroer, which is by the brink of the  river of Arnon, and from the city that is by the  river, even unto Gilead, there was not one city too strong for us: the LORD our  God delivered all unto us:
Only unto the land of the children of Ammon thou camest not, nor unto any place of the  river Jabbok, nor unto the cities in the mountains, nor unto whatsoever the LORD our  God forbade us.   Deuteronomy 2:36, 37 


And we took at that time out of the hand of the two kings of the Amorites the land that was on this side Jordan, from the  river of Arnon unto mount Hermon;
(Which Hermon the Sidonians call Sirion; and the Amorites call it Shenir;)
All the cities of the plain, and all Gilead, and all Bashan, unto Salchah and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan.
For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of a man.
And this land, which we possessed at that time, from Aroer, which is by the  river Arnon, and half mount Gilead, and the cities thereof, gave I unto the Reubenites and to the Gadites.   Deuteronomy 3:8-12 


And unto the Reubenites and unto the Gadites I gave from Gilead even unto the  river Arnon half the valley, and the border even unto the  river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;
The plain also, and Jordan, and the coast thereof, from Chinnereth even unto the  sea of the plain, even the salt  sea, under Ashdothpisgah eastward.   Deuteronomy 3:16, 17 


From Aroer, which is by the bank of the  river Arnon, even unto mount Sion, which is Hermon,
And all the plain on this side Jordan eastward, even unto the  sea of the plain, under the springs of Pisgah.   Deuteronomy 4:48, 49 


From thence they journeyed unto Gudgodah; and from Gudgodah to Jotbath, a land of  rivers of  waters.   Deuteronomy 10:7 


Every place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the  river, the  river Euphrates, even unto the uttermost  sea shall your coast be.   Deuteronomy 11:24 


From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great  river, the  river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great  sea toward the going down of the  sun, shall be your coast.   Joshua 1:4 


Now these are the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote, and possessed their land on the other side Jordan toward the rising of the  sun, from the  river Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the plain on the east:
Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt in Heshbon, and ruled from Aroer, which is upon the bank of the  river Arnon, and from the middle of the  river, and from half Gilead, even unto the  river Jabbok, which is the border of the children of Ammon;
And from the plain to the  sea of Chinneroth on the east, and unto the  sea of the plain, even the salt  sea on the east, the way to Bethjeshimoth; and from the south, under Ashdothpisgah:
And the coast of Og king of Bashan, which was of the remnant of the giants, that dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei,
And reigned in mount Hermon, and in Salcah, and in all Bashan, unto the border of the Geshurites and the Maachathites, and half Gilead, the border of Sihon king of Heshbon.   Joshua 12:1-5 


From Aroer, that is upon the bank of the  river Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the  river, and all the plain of Medeba unto Dibon;
And all the cities of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, unto the border of the children of Ammon;
And Gilead, and the border of the Geshurites and Maachathites, and all mount Hermon, and all Bashan unto Salcah;
All the kingdom of Og in Bashan, which reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei, who remained of the remnant of the giants: for these did Moses smite, and cast them out.   Joshua 13:9-12 


And their coast was from Aroer, that is on the bank of the  river Arnon, and the city that is in the midst of the  river, and all the plain by Medeba;
Heshbon, and all her cities that are in the plain; Dibon, and Bamothbaal, and Bethbaalmeon,
And Jahaza, and Kedemoth, and Mephaath,
And Kirjathaim, and Sibmah, and Zarethshahar in the mount of the valley,
And Bethpeor, and Ashdothpisgah, and Bethjeshimoth,
And all the cities of the plain, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, which reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses smote with the princes of Midian, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, which were dukes of Sihon, dwelling in the country.   Joshua 13:16-21 


From thence it passed toward Azmon, and went out unto the  river of Egypt; and the goings out of that coast were at the  sea: this shall be your south coast.   Joshua 15:4 


And the border went up toward Debir from the valley of Achor, and so northward, looking toward Gilgal, that is before the going up to Adummim, which is on the south side of the  river: and the border passed toward the  waters of Enshemesh, and the goings out thereof were at Enrogel:
And the border went up by the valley of the son of Hinnom unto the south side of the Jebusite; the same is Jerusalem: and the border went up to the top of the mountain that lieth before the valley of Hinnom westward, which is at the end of the valley of the giants northward:
And the border was drawn from the top of the hill unto the fountain of the  water of Nephtoah, and went out to the cities of mount Ephron; and the border was drawn to Baalah, which is Kirjathjearim:
And the border compassed from Baalah westward unto mount Seir, and passed along unto the side of mount Jearim, which is Chesalon, on the north side, and went down to Bethshemesh, and passed on to Timnah:
And the border went out unto the side of Ekron northward: and the border was drawn to Shicron, and passed along to mount Baalah, and went out unto Jabneel; and the goings out of the border were at the  sea.   Joshua 15:7-11 


Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the  river of Egypt, and the great  sea, and the border thereof:
And in the mountains, Shamir, and Jattir, and Socoh,
And Dannah, and Kirjathsannah, which is Debir,
And Anab, and Eshtemoh, and Anim,
And Goshen, and Holon, and Giloh; eleven cities with their villages:
Arab, and Dumah, and Eshean,
And Janum, and Bethtappuah, and Aphekah,
And Humtah, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, and Zior; nine cities with their villages:
Maon, Carmel, and Ziph, and Juttah,
And Jezreel, and Jokdeam, and Zanoah,
Cain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages:
Halhul, Bethzur, and Gedor,
And Maarath, and Bethanoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages:
Kirjathbaal, which is Kirjathjearim, and Rabbah; two cities with their villages:
In the wilderness, Betharabah, Middin, and Secacah,
And Nibshan, and the city of Salt, and Engedi; six cities with their villages.   Joshua 15:47-62 


The border went out from Tappuah westward unto the  river Kanah; and the goings out thereof were at the  sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim by their families.   Joshua 16:8 


And the coast descended unto the  river Kanah, southward of the  river: these cities of Ephraim are among the cities of Manasseh: the coast of Manasseh also was on the north side of the  river, and the outgoings of it were at the  sea:
Southward it was Ephraim's, and northward it was Manasseh's, and the  sea is his border; and they met together in Asher on the north, and in Issachar on the east.   Joshua 17:9, 10 


And their border went up toward the  sea, and Maralah, and reached to Dabbasheth, and reached to the  river that is before Jokneam;
And turned from Sarid eastward toward the sunrising unto the border of Chislothtabor, and then goeth out to Daberath, and goeth up to Japhia,
And from thence passeth on along on the east to Gittahhepher, to Ittahkazin, and goeth out to Remmonmethoar to Neah;
And the border compasseth it on the north side to Hannathon: and the outgoings thereof are in the valley of Jiphthahel:
And Kattath, and Nahallal, and Shimron, and Idalah, and Bethlehem: twelve cities with their villages.   Joshua 19:11-15 


And I will draw unto thee to the  river Kishon Sisera, the captain of Jabin's army, with his chariots and his multitude; and I will deliver him into thine hand.   Judges 4:7 


And Sisera gathered together all his chariots, even nine hundred chariots of iron, and all the people that were with him, from Harosheth of the Gentiles unto the  river of Kishon.   Judges 4:13 


The  river of Kishon swept them away, that ancient  river, the  river Kishon. O my soul, thou hast trodden down strength.   Judges 5:21 


David smote also Hadadezer, the son of Rehob, king of Zobah, as he went to recover his border at the  river Euphrates.   2 Samuel 8:3 


And Hadarezer sent, and brought out the Syrians that were beyond the  river: and they came to Helam; and Shobach the captain of the host of Hadarezer went before them.   2 Samuel 10:16 


Moreover, if he be gotten into a city, then shall all Israel bring ropes to that city, and we will draw it into the  river, until there be not one small stone found there.   2 Samuel 17:13 


And they passed over Jordan, and pitched in Aroer, on the right side of the city that lieth in the midst of the  river of Gad, and toward Jazer:
Then they came to Gilead, and to the land of Tahtimhodshi; and they came to Danjaan, and about to Zidon,
And came to the strong hold of Tyre, and to all the cities of the Hivites, and of the Canaanites: and they went out to the south of Judah, even to Beersheba.   2 Samuel 24:5-7 


And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the  river unto the land of the Philistines, and unto the border of Egypt: they brought presents, and served Solomon all the days of his life.   1 Kings 4:21 


For he had dominion over all the region on this side the  river, from Tiphsah even to Azzah, over all the kings on this side the  river: and he had peace on all sides round about him.   1 Kings 4:24 


And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the  river of Egypt, before the LORD our  God, seven days and seven days, even fourteen days.   1 Kings 8:65 


For the LORD shall smite Israel, as a reed is shaken in the  water, and he shall root up Israel out of this good land, which he gave to their fathers, and shall scatter them beyond the  river, because they have made their groves, provoking the LORD to anger.   1 Kings 14:15 


Are not Abana and Pharpar,  rivers of Damascus, better than all the  waters of Israel? may I not wash in them, and be clean? So he turned and went away in a rage.   2 Kings 5:12 


From Jordan eastward, all the land of Gilead, the Gadites, and the Reubenites, and the Manassites, from Aroer, which is by the  river Arnon, even Gilead and Bashan.   2 Kings 10:33 


In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor by the  river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.   2 Kings 17:6 


And the king of Assyria did carry away Israel unto Assyria, and put them in Halah and in Habor by the  river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes:
Because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD their  God, but transgressed his covenant, and all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded, and would not hear them, nor do them.   2 Kings 18:11, 12 


I have digged and drunk strange  waters, and with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the  rivers of besieged places.   2 Kings 19:24 


In his days Pharaohnechoh king of Egypt went up against the king of Assyria to the  river Euphrates: and king Josiah went against him; and he slew him at Megiddo, when he had seen him.   2 Kings 23:29 


And the king of Egypt came not again any more out of his land: for the king of Babylon had taken from the  river of Egypt unto the  river Euphrates all that pertained to the king of Egypt.   2 Kings 24:7 


And when Samlah was dead, Shaul of Rehoboth by the  river reigned in his stead.   1 Chronicles 1:48 


And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the  river Euphrates: because their cattle were multiplied in the land of Gilead.   1 Chronicles 5:9 


And the  God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, and the spirit of Tilgathpilneser king of Assyria, and he carried them away, even the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of Manasseh, and brought them unto Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to the  river Gozan, unto this day.   1 Chronicles 5:26 


And David smote Hadarezer king of Zobah unto Hamath, as he went to stablish his dominion by the  river Euphrates.   1 Chronicles 18:3 


And when the Syrians saw that they were put to the worse before Israel, they sent messengers, and drew forth the Syrians that were beyond the  river: and Shophach the captain of the host of Hadarezer went before them.   1 Chronicles 19:16 


Also at the same time Solomon kept the feast seven days, and all Israel with him, a very great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the  river of Egypt.   2 Chronicles 7:8 


And he reigned over all the kings from the  river even unto the land of the Philistines, and to the border of Egypt.   2 Chronicles 9:26 


And the rest of the nations whom the great and noble Asnapper brought over, and set in the cities of Samaria, and the rest that are on this side the  river, and at such a time.
This is the copy of the letter that they sent unto him, even unto Artaxerxes the king; Thy servants the men on this side the  river, and at such a time.   Ezra 4:10, 11 


We certify the king that, if this city be builded again, and the walls thereof set up, by this means thou shalt have no portion on this side the  river.
Then sent the king an answer unto Rehum the chancellor, and to Shimshai the scribe, and to the rest of their companions that dwell in Samaria, and unto the rest beyond the  river, Peace, and at such a time.   Ezra 4:16, 17 


There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled over all countries beyond the  river; and toll, tribute, and custom, was paid unto them.   Ezra 4:20 


At the same time came to them Tatnai, governor on this side the  river, and Shetharboznai and their companions, and said thus unto them, Who hath commanded you to build this house, and to make up this wall?
Then said we unto them after this manner, What are the names of the men that make this building?
But the eye of their  God was upon the elders of the Jews, that they could not cause them to cease, till the matter came to Darius: and then they returned answer by letter concerning this matter.
The copy of the letter that Tatnai, governor on this side the  river, and Shetharboznai and his companions the Apharsachites, which were on this side the  river, sent unto Darius the king:
They sent a letter unto him, wherein was written thus; Unto Darius the king, all peace.   Ezra 5:3-7 


Now therefore, Tatnai, governor beyond the  river, Shetharboznai, and your companions the Apharsachites, which are beyond the  river, be ye far from thence:
Let the work of this house of  God alone; let the governor of the Jews and the elders of the Jews build this house of  God in his place.
Moreover I make a decree what ye shall do to the elders of these Jews for the building of this house of  God: that of the king's goods, even of the tribute beyond the  river, forthwith expenses be given unto these men, that they be not hindered.   Ezra 6:6-8 


Then Tatnai, governor on this side the  river, Shetharboznai, and their companions, according to that which Darius the king had sent, so they did speedily.   Ezra 6:13 


And I, even I Artaxerxes the king, do make a decree to all the treasurers which are beyond the  river, that whatsoever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the  God of  heaven, shall require of you, it be done speedily,
Unto an hundred talents of  silver, and to an hundred measures of  wheat, and to an hundred baths of wine, and to an hundred baths of oil, and salt without prescribing how much.   Ezra 7:21, 22 


And thou, Ezra, after the wisdom of thy  God, that is in thine hand, set magistrates and judges, which may judge all the people that are beyond the  river, all such as know the laws of thy  God; and teach ye them that know them not.   Ezra 7:25 


And I gathered them together to the  river that runneth to Ahava; and there abode we in tents three days: and I viewed the people, and the priests, and found there none of the sons of Levi.   Ezra 8:15 


Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the  river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our  God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.   Ezra 8:21 


Then we departed from the  river of Ahava on the twelfth day of the first month, to go unto Jerusalem: and the hand of our  God was upon us, and he delivered us from the hand of the enemy, and of such as lay in wait by the way.   Ezra 8:31 


And they delivered the king's commissions unto the king's lieutenants, and to the governors on this side the  river: and they furthered the people, and the house of  God.   Ezra 8:36 


Moreover I said unto the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the  river, that they may convey me over till I come into Judah;
And a letter unto Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the palace which appertained to the house, and for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into. And the king granted me, according to the good hand of my  God upon me.
Then I came to the governors beyond the  river, and gave them the king's letters. Now the king had sent captains of the army and horsemen with me.   Nehemiah 2:7-9 


And next unto them repaired Melatiah the Gibeonite, and Jadon the Meronothite, the men of Gibeon, and of Mizpah, unto the throne of the governor on this side the  river.   Nehemiah 3:7 


He shall not see the  rivers, the  floods, the  brooks of  honey and  butter.   Job 20:17 


He cutteth out  rivers among the rocks; and his eye seeth every precious thing.   Job 28:10 


When I washed my steps with  butter, and the rock poured me out  rivers of oil;
When I went out to the gate through the city, when I prepared my seat in the street!   Job 29:6, 7 


Behold, he drinketh up a  river, and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.   Job 40:23 


And he shall be like a  tree planted by the  rivers of  water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.   Psalm 1:3 


They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the  river of thy pleasures.   Psalm 36:8 


There is a  river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of  God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the most High.   Psalm 46:4 


Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the  river of  God, which is full of  water: thou preparest them  corn, when thou hast so provided for it.   Psalm 65:9 


He shall have dominion also from  sea to  sea, and from the  river unto the ends of the earth.   Psalm 72:8 


Thou didst cleave the fountain and the  flood: thou driedst up mighty  rivers.   Psalm 74:15 


He brought streams also out of the rock, and caused  waters to run down like  rivers.   Psalm 78:16 


And had turned their  rivers into  blood; and their  floods, that they could not drink.   Psalm 78:44 


She sent out her boughs unto the  sea, and her branches unto the  river.   Psalm 80:11 


I will set his hand also in the  sea, and his right hand in the  rivers.   Psalm 89:25 


He opened the rock, and the  waters gushed out; they ran in the dry places like a  river.   Psalm 105:41 


He turneth  rivers into a wilderness, and the watersprings into dry ground;
A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.   Psalm 107:33, 34 


 Rivers of  waters run down mine eyes, because they keep not thy law.   Psalm 119:136 


By the  rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, yea, we wept, when we remembered Zion.   Psalm 137:1 


Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and  rivers of  waters in the streets.   Proverbs 5:16 


The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the  rivers of  water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.   Proverbs 21:1 


All the  rivers run into the  sea; yet the  sea is not full; unto the place from whence the  rivers come, thither they return again.   Ecclesiastes 1:7 


His eyes are as the eyes of doves by the  rivers of  waters, washed with  milk, and fitly set.   Song of Solomon 5:12 


And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall hiss for the fly that is in the uttermost part of the  rivers of Egypt, and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.
And they shall come, and shall rest all of them in the desolate valleys, and in the holes of the rocks, and upon all thorns, and upon all bushes.
In the same day shall the Lord shave with a razor that is hired, namely, by them beyond the  river, by the king of Assyria, the head, and the hair of the feet: and it shall also consume the beard.   Isaiah 7:18-20 


Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the  waters of the  river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks:
And he shall pass through Judah; he shall overflow and go over, he shall reach even to the neck; and the stretching out of his wings shall fill the breadth of thy land, O Immanuel.   Isaiah 8:7, 8 


And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian  sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the  river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, and make men go over dryshod.   Isaiah 11:15 


Woe to the land shadowing with wings, which is beyond the  rivers of Ethiopia:
That sendeth ambassadors by the  sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the  waters, saying, Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation scattered and peeled, to a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden down, whose land the  rivers have spoiled!   Isaiah 18:1, 2 


In that time shall the present be brought unto the LORD of hosts of a people scattered and peeled, and from a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden under foot, whose land the  rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of the LORD of hosts, the mount Zion.   Isaiah 18:7 


And the  waters shall fail from the  sea, and the  river shall be wasted and dried up.
And they shall turn the  rivers far away; and the  brooks of defence shall be emptied and dried up: the reeds and flags shall wither.   Isaiah 19:5, 6 


And by great  waters the seed of Sihor, the harvest of the  river, is her revenue; and she is a mart of nations.   Isaiah 23:3 


Pass through thy land as a  river, O daughter of Tarshish: there is no more strength.   Isaiah 23:10 


And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall beat off from the channel of the  river unto the stream of Egypt, and ye shall be gathered one by one, O ye children of Israel.   Isaiah 27:12 


And there shall be upon every high mountain, and upon every high hill,  rivers and streams of  waters in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.   Isaiah 30:25 


And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as  rivers of  water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.   Isaiah 32:2 


But there the glorious LORD will be unto us a place of broad  rivers and streams; wherein shall go no galley with oars, neither shall gallant ship pass thereby.   Isaiah 33:21 


I have digged, and drunk  water; and with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the  rivers of the besieged places.   Isaiah 37:25 


I will open  rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a  pool of  water, and the dry land springs of  water.   Isaiah 41:18 


I will make waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the  rivers islands, and I will dry up the  pools.   Isaiah 42:15 


When thou passest through the  waters, I will be with thee; and through the  rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the  fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.   Isaiah 43:2 


Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and  rivers in the desert.
The beast of the  field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls: because I give  waters in the wilderness, and  rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my chosen.   Isaiah 43:19, 20 


That saith to the deep, Be dry, and I will dry up thy  rivers:
That saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure: even saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built; and to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.   Isaiah 44:27, 28 


Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the  rivers.   Isaiah 47:2 


O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a  river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the  sea:
Thy seed also had been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel thereof; his name should not have been cut off nor destroyed from before me.   Isaiah 48:18, 19 


Wherefore, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem? or have I no power to deliver? behold, at my rebuke I dry up the  sea, I make the  rivers a wilderness: their fish stinketh, because there is no  water, and dieth for thirst.   Isaiah 50:2 


For thus saith the LORD, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a  river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream: then shall ye suck, ye shall be borne upon her sides, and be dandled upon her knees.   Isaiah 66:12 


And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the  waters of Sihor? or what hast thou to do in the way of Assyria, to drink the  waters of the  river?
Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an  evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy  God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord  GOD of hosts.   Jeremiah 2:18, 19 


For he shall be as a  tree planted by the  waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the  river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be  green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.   Jeremiah 17:8 


They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the  rivers of  waters in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn.   Jeremiah 31:9 


Against Egypt, against the army of Pharaohnecho king of Egypt, which was by the  river Euphrates in Carchemish, which Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon smote in the fourth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah.   Jeremiah 46:2 


Let not the swift flee away, nor the mighty man escape; they shall stumble, and fall toward the north by the  river Euphrates.
Who is this that cometh up as a  flood, whose  waters are moved as the  rivers?
Egypt riseth up like a  flood, and his  waters are moved like the  rivers; and he saith, I will go up, and will cover the earth; I will destroy the city and the inhabitants thereof.
Come up, ye  horses; and rage, ye chariots; and let the mighty men come forth; the Ethiopians and the Libyans, that handle the  shield; and the Lydians, that handle and bend the bow.
For this is the day of the Lord  GOD of hosts, a day of vengeance, that he may avenge him of his adversaries: and the  sword shall devour, and it shall be satiate and made drunk with their  blood: for the Lord  GOD of hosts hath a sacrifice in the north country by the  river Euphrates.   Jeremiah 46:6-10 


Their heart cried unto the LORD, O wall of the daughter of Zion, let tears run down like a  river day and  night: give thyself no rest; let not the apple of thine eye cease.   Lamentations 2:18 


Mine eye runneth down with  rivers of  water for the destruction of the daughter of my people.   Lamentations 3:48 


Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the  river of Chebar, that the  heavens were opened, and I saw visions of  God.
In the fifth day of the month, which was the fifth year of king Jehoiachin's captivity,
The word of the LORD came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the  river Chebar; and the hand of the LORD was there upon him.   Ezekiel 1:1-3 


Then I came to them of the captivity at Telabib, that dwelt by the  river of Chebar, and I sat where they sat, and remained there astonished among them seven days.   Ezekiel 3:15 


Then I arose, and went forth into the plain: and, behold, the glory of the LORD stood there, as the glory which I saw by the  river of Chebar: and I fell on my face.   Ezekiel 3:23 


And say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord  GOD; Thus saith the Lord  GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the  rivers, and to the valleys; Behold, I, even I, will bring a  sword upon you, and I will destroy your high places.   Ezekiel 6:3 


And the cherubims were lifted up. This is the living creature that I saw by the  river of Chebar.   Ezekiel 10:15 


This is the living creature that I saw under the  God of Israel by the  river of Chebar; and I knew that they were the cherubims.
Every one had four faces apiece, and every one four wings; and the likeness of the hands of a man was under their wings.
And the likeness of their faces was the same faces which I saw by the  river of Chebar, their appearances and themselves: they went every one straight forward.   Ezekiel 10:20-22 


Speak, and say, Thus saith the Lord  GOD; Behold, I am against thee, Pharaoh king of Egypt, the great dragon that lieth in the midst of his  rivers, which hath said, My  river is mine own, and I have made it for myself.
But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish of thy  rivers to stick unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up out of the midst of thy  rivers, and all the fish of thy  rivers shall stick unto thy scales.
And I will leave thee thrown into the wilderness, thee and all the fish of thy  rivers: thou shalt fall upon the open  fields; thou shalt not be brought together, nor gathered: I have given thee for meat to the beasts of the  field and to the fowls of the  heaven.   Ezekiel 29:3-5 


And the land of Egypt shall be desolate and waste; and they shall know that I am the LORD: because he hath said, The  river is mine, and I have made it.
Behold, therefore I am against thee, and against thy  rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, from the tower of Syene even unto the border of Ethiopia.   Ezekiel 29:9, 10 


And I will make the  rivers dry, and sell the land into the hand of the wicked: and I will make the land waste, and all that is therein, by the hand of strangers: I the LORD have spoken it.   Ezekiel 30:12 


The  waters made him great, the deep set him up on high with her  rivers running round about his plants, and sent her little  rivers unto all the  trees of the  field.   Ezekiel 31:4 


And strangers, the terrible of the nations, have cut him off, and have left him: upon the mountains and in all the valleys his branches are fallen, and his boughs are broken by all the  rivers of the land; and all the people of the earth are gone down from his shadow, and have left him.   Ezekiel 31:12 


Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion of the nations, and thou art as a whale in the  seas: and thou camest forth with thy  rivers, and troubledst the  waters with thy feet, and fouledst their  rivers.   Ezekiel 32:2 


I will also  water with thy  blood the land wherein thou swimmest, even to the mountains; and the  rivers shall be full of thee.   Ezekiel 32:6 


Then will I make their  waters deep, and cause their  rivers to run like oil, saith the Lord  GOD.   Ezekiel 32:14 


And I will bring them out from the people, and gather them from the countries, and will bring them to their own land, and feed them upon the mountains of Israel by the  rivers, and in all the inhabited places of the country.   Ezekiel 34:13 


And I will fill his mountains with his slain men: in thy hills, and in thy valleys, and in all thy  rivers, shall they fall that are slain with the  sword.   Ezekiel 35:8 


Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord  GOD; Thus saith the Lord  GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the  rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes, and to the cities that are forsaken, which became a prey and derision to the residue of the heathen that are round about;
Therefore thus saith the Lord  GOD; Surely in the  fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.
Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the  rivers, and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord  GOD; Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because ye have borne the shame of the heathen:
Therefore thus saith the Lord  GOD; I have lifted up mine hand, Surely the heathen that are about you, they shall bear their shame.   Ezekiel 36:4-7 


And it was according to the appearance of the vision which I saw, even according to the vision that I saw when I came to destroy the city: and the visions were like the vision that I saw by the  river Chebar; and I fell upon my face.   Ezekiel 43:3 


Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a  river that I could not pass over: for the  waters were risen,  waters to swim in, a  river that could not be passed over.
And he said unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, and caused me to return to the brink of the  river.
Now when I had returned, behold, at the bank of the  river were very many  trees on the one side and on the other.
Then said he unto me, These  waters issue out toward the east country, and go down into the desert, and go into the  sea: which being brought forth into the  sea, the  waters shall be healed.
And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the  rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these  waters shall come thither: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live whither the  river cometh.   Ezekiel 47:5-9 


And by the  river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all  trees for meat, whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to his months, because their  waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine.   Ezekiel 47:12 


And the south side southward, from Tamar even to the  waters of strife in Kadesh, the  river to the great  sea. And this is the south side southward.   Ezekiel 47:19 


And by the border of Gad, at the south side southward, the border shall be even from Tamar unto the  waters of strife in Kadesh, and to the  river toward the great  sea.   Ezekiel 48:28 


And I saw in a vision; and it came to pass, when I saw, that I was at Shushan in the palace, which is in the province of Elam; and I saw in a vision, and I was by the  river of Ulai.
Then I lifted up mine eyes, and saw, and, behold, there stood before the  river a ram which had two horns: and the two horns were high; but one was higher than the other, and the higher came up last.   Daniel 8:2, 3 


And he came to the ram that had two horns, which I had seen standing before the  river, and ran unto him in the fury of his power.   Daniel 8:6 


And in the four and twentieth day of the first month, as I was by the side of the great  river, which is Hiddekel;
Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man clothed in  linen, whose loins were girded with fine  gold of Uphaz:
His body also was like the  beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of  fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished  brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude.   Daniel 10:4-6 


Then I Daniel looked, and, behold, there stood other two, the one on this side of the bank of the  river, and the other on that side of the bank of the  river.
And one said to the man clothed in  linen, which was upon the  waters of the  river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?
And I heard the man clothed in  linen, which was upon the  waters of the  river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto  heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.   Daniel 12:5-7 


The beasts of the  field cry also unto thee: for the  rivers of  waters are dried up, and the  fire hath devoured the  pastures of the wilderness.   Joel 1:20 


And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with  milk, and all the  rivers of Judah shall flow with  waters, and a fountain shall come forth out of the house of the LORD, and shall  water the valley of Shittim.   Joel 3:18 


But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith the LORD the  God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entering in of Hemath unto the  river of the wilderness.   Amos 6:14 


Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of  rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy  God?
The LORD's voice crieth unto the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.   Micah 6:7-9 


In that day also he shall come even to thee from Assyria, and from the fortified cities, and from the fortress even to the  river, and from  sea to  sea, and from mountain to mountain.   Micah 7:12 


He rebuketh the  sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the  rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languisheth.   Nahum 1:4 


The gates of the  rivers shall be opened, and the palace shall be dissolved.   Nahum 2:6 


Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the  rivers, that had the  waters round about it, whose rampart was the  sea, and her wall was from the  sea?
Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and Lubim were thy helpers.   Nahum 3:8, 9 


Was the LORD displeased against the  rivers? was thine anger against the  rivers? was thy wrath against the  sea, that thou didst ride upon thine  horses and thy chariots of salvation?
Thy bow was made quite naked, according to the oaths of the tribes, even thy word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with  rivers.   Habakkuk 3:8, 9 


From beyond the  rivers of Ethiopia my suppliants, even the daughter of my dispersed, shall bring mine offering.   Zephaniah 3:10 


And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the  horse from Jerusalem, and the battle bow shall be cut off: and he shall speak peace unto the heathen: and his dominion shall be from  sea even to  sea, and from the  river even to the ends of the earth.   Zechariah 9:10 


And he shall pass through the  sea with affliction, and shall smite the waves in the  sea, and all the deeps of the  river shall dry up: and the pride of Assyria shall be brought down, and the sceptre of Egypt shall depart away.   Zechariah 10:11 


And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the  river of Jordan, confessing their sins.   Mark 1:5 


He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow  rivers of living  water.   John 7:38 


And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a  river side, where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted thither.   Acts 16:13 


And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from  heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the  rivers, and upon the fountains of  waters;
And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the  waters became wormwood; and many men died of the  waters, because they were made bitter.   Revelation 8:10, 11 


Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great  river Euphrates.   Revelation 9:14 


And the third angel poured out his vial upon the  rivers and fountains of  waters; and they became  blood.   Revelation 16:4 


And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great  river Euphrates; and the  water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.   Revelation 16:12 


And he shewed me a pure  river of  water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of  God and of the Lamb.
In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the  river, was there the  tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the  tree were for the healing of the nations.   Revelation 22:1, 2 




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