Wind, The

  • Variable nature of.

    Ecclesiastes 1:6 The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits.

  • GOD
    • Created.

      Amos 4:13 For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what is his thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, The LORD, The God of hosts, is his name.

    • wind (KJV Dictionary)

    • Restrains.

      Job 28:25 To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure.

      Psalms 107:29 He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still.

    • Brings forth, out of his treasuries.

      Psalms 135:7 He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries.

      Jeremiah 10:13 When he uttereth his voice, there is a multitude of waters in the heavens, and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings with rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures.

    • Raises.

      Psalms 107:25 For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

      Jonah 4:8 And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.

    • See WIND in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

    • Changes.

      Psalms 78:26 He caused an east wind to blow in the heaven: and by his power he brought in the south wind.

    • Assuages.

      Matthew 8:26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.

      Matthew 14:32 And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased.

    • Gathers, in His hand.

      Proverbs 30:4 Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, and what is his son's name, if thou canst tell?

    Bible concordance for WIND

  • Accomplishes the purposes of God.

    Psalms 148:8 Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:

  • Theory of, above man's comprehension.

    John 3:8 The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE;
    • See Wind in McClintock and Strong.

    • North.

      Proverbs 25:23 The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.

      Song of Solomon 4:16 Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat his pleasant fruits.

    • South.

      Job 37:17 How thy garments are warm, when he quieteth the earth by the south wind?

      Luke 12:55 And when ye see the south wind blow, ye say, There will be heat; and it cometh to pass.

    • East.

      Job 27:21 The east wind carrieth him away, and he departeth: and as a storm hurleth him out of his place.

      Ezekiel 17:10 Yea, behold, being planted, shall it prosper? shall it not utterly wither, when the east wind toucheth it? it shall wither in the furrows where it grew.

      Hosea 13:15 Though he be fruitful among his brethren, an east wind shall come, the wind of the LORD shall come 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.

    • West.

      Exodus 10:19 And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.

    • Euroclydon.

      Acts 27:14 But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.

    • The simoom or pestilential wind.

      2 Kings 19:7 Behold, I will send a blast upon him, and he shall hear a rumour, and shall return to his own land; and I will cause him to fall by the sword in his own land.

      2 Kings 19:35 And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand: and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.

    • The whirlwind.

      Job 37:9 Out of the south cometh the whirlwind: and cold out of the north.

  • Drying nature of.

    Genesis 8:1 And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters asswaged;

    Isaiah 11:15 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.

  • Purifying nature of.

    Job 37:21 And now men see not the bright light which is in the clouds: but the wind passeth, and cleanseth them.

    Jeremiah 4:11 At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A dry wind of the high places in the wilderness toward the daughter of my people, not to fan, nor to cleanse,

  • WHEN VIOLENT CALLED
    • Tempest.

      Job 9:17 For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.

      Job 27:20 Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.

      Jonah 1:4 But the LORD sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.

    • Storm.

      Job 21:18 They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.

      Psalms 83:15 So persecute them with thy tempest, and make them afraid with thy storm.

    • Stormy wind.

      Psalms 148:8 Fire, and hail; snow, and vapour; stormy wind fulfilling his word:

      Ezekiel 13:11 Say unto them which daub it with untempered morter, that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing shower; and ye, O great hailstones, shall fall; and a stormy wind shall rend it.

      Ezekiel 13:13 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even rend it with a stormy wind in my fury; and there shall be an overflowing shower in mine anger, and great hailstones in my fury to consume it.

    • Windy storm.

      Psalms 55:8 I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.

    • Great and strong wind.

      1 Kings 19:11 And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the LORD was not in the earthquake:

    • Mighty wind.

      Acts 2:2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

      Revelation 6:13 And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.

    • Fierce wind.

      James 3:4 Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.

    • Rough wind.

      Isaiah 27:8 In measure, when it shooteth forth, thou wilt debate with it: he stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

  • From the north drives away rain.

    Proverbs 25:23 The north wind driveth away rain: so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.

  • Frequently brings rain.

    1 Kings 18:44-45 And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand. And he said, Go up, say unto Ahab, Prepare thy chariot, and get thee down, that the rain stop thee not. 45 And it came to pass in the mean while, that the heaven was black with clouds and wind, and there was a great rain. And Ahab rode, and went to Jezreel.

    2 Kings 3:17 For thus saith the LORD, Ye shall not see wind, neither shall ye see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, that ye may drink, both ye, and your cattle, and your beasts.

  • Often blighting.

    Psalms 103:16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more.

    Isaiah 40:7 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.

    (Hebrew.)
  • Movement of the leaves of trees, &c. by, noticed.

    Isaiah 7:2 And it was told the house of David, saying, Syria is confederate with Ephraim. And his heart was moved, and the heart of his people, as the trees of the wood are moved with the wind.

    Matthew 11:7 And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

    Revelation 6:13 And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.

  • TEMPESTUOUS,
    • Raises the sea in waves.

      Psalms 107:25 For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.

      John 6:18 And the sea arose by reason of a great wind that blew.

    • Drives about the largest ships.

      Matthew 14:24 But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

      Acts 27:18 And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;

      James 3:4 Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.

    • Destroys houses.

      Job 1:19 And, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.

      Matthew 7:27 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

  • MIRACLES CONNECTED WITH;
    • Locusts brought by.

      Exodus 10:13 And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the LORD brought an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.

    • Locusts removed by.

      Exodus 10:19 And the LORD turned a mighty strong west wind, which took away the locusts, and cast them into the Red sea; there remained not one locust in all the coasts of Egypt.

    • Red Sea divided by.

      Exodus 14:21 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.

    • Quails brought by.

      Numbers 11:31 And there went forth a wind from the LORD, and brought quails from the sea, and let them fall by the camp, as it were a day's journey on this side, and as it were a day's journey on the other side, round about the camp, and as it were two cubits high upon the face of the earth.

    • Rocks and mountains rent by.

      1 Kings 19:11 And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the LORD was not in the earthquake:

    • Raises on account of Jonah.

      Jonah 1:4 But the LORD sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.

    • Calmed by casting out Jonah.

      Jonah 1:15 So they took up Jonah, and cast him forth into the sea: and the sea ceased from her raging.

    • Calmed by Christ.

      Matthew 8:26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.

      Matthew 14:32 And when they were come into the ship, the wind ceased.

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the operations of the Holy Spirit.

      Ezekiel 37:9 Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.

      John 3:8 The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.

      Acts 2:2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

    • Of the life of man.

      Job 7:7 O remember that my life is wind: mine eye shall no more see good.

    • Of the speeches of the desperate.

      Job 6:26 Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, which are as wind?

    • Of terrors which pursue the soul.

      Job 30:15 Terrors are turned upon me: they pursue my soul as the wind: and my welfare passeth away as a cloud.

    • Of molten images.

      Isaiah 41:29 Behold, they are all vanity; their works are nothing: their molten images are wind and confusion.

    • Of iniquity which leads to destruction.

      Isaiah 64:6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

    • Of false doctrines.

      Ephesians 4:14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

    • (Chaff or stubble before,) of the wicked.

      Job 21:18 They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.

      Psalms 1:4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.

    • (Without rain,) of one who boasts of a false gift.

      Proverbs 25:14 Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.

    • (When destructive,) of the judgments of God.

      Isaiah 27:8 In measure, when it shooteth forth, thou wilt debate with it: he stayeth his rough wind in the day of the east wind.

      Isaiah 29:6 Thou shalt be visited of the LORD of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm and tempest, and the flame of devouring fire.

      Isaiah 41:16 Thou shalt fan them, and the wind shall carry them away, and the whirlwind shall scatter them: and thou shalt rejoice in the LORD, and shalt glory in the Holy One of Israel.

    • (Sowing,) of a course of sin.

      Hosea 8:7 For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up.

    • (Feeding upon,) of vain hopes.

      Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feedeth on wind, and followeth after the east wind: he daily increaseth lies and desolation; and they do make a covenant with the Assyrians, and oil is carried into Egypt.

    • (Bringing forth,) of disappointed expectations.

      Isaiah 26:18 We have been with child, we have been in pain, we have as it were brought forth wind; we have not wrought any deliverance in the earth; neither have the inhabitants of the world fallen.

 
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