‘forty days’ ….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)


Thus I fell down before the LORD forty days and forty nights,
as I fell down at the first;
because the LORD had said he would destroy you. – Deu 9:25

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “forty days”.

Gen 7:4 For yet seven days,
and I will cause it to rain upon the earth
forty days and forty nights;
and every living substance
that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.

Gen 7:12 And the rain was upon the earth
forty days and forty nights.

Gen 7:17 And the flood was forty days upon the earth;
and the waters increased,
and bare up the ark,
and it was lift up above the earth.

Gen 8:6 And it came to pass at the end of forty days,
that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made:

Gen 50:3 And forty days were fulfilled for him;
for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed:
and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days.

Exo 24:18 And Moses went into the midst of the cloud,
and gat him up into the mount:
and Moses was in the mount
forty days and forty nights.

Exo 34:28 And he was there with the LORD
forty days and forty nights;
he did neither eat bread,
nor drink water.
And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant,
the ten commandments.

Num 13:25 And they returned
from searching of the land after forty days.

Num 14:34 After the number of the days
in which ye searched the land,
even forty days,
each day for a year,
shall ye bear your iniquities,
even forty years,
and ye shall know my breach of promise.

Deu 9:9 When I was gone up into the mount
to receive the tables of stone,
even the tables of the covenant
which the LORD made with you,
then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights,
I neither did eat bread nor drink water:

Deu 9:11 And it came to pass
at the end of forty days and forty nights,
that the LORD gave me the two tables of stone,
even the tables of the covenant.

Deu 9:18 And I fell down before the LORD,
as at the first,
forty days and forty nights:
I did neither eat bread,
nor drink water,
because of all your sins which ye sinned,
in doing wickedly in the sight of the LORD,
to provoke him to anger.

Deu 9:25 Thus I fell down before the LORD
forty days and forty nights,
as I fell down at the first;
because the LORD had said he would destroy you.

Deu 10:10 And I stayed in the mount,
according to the first time,
forty days and forty nights;
and the LORD hearkened unto me at that time also,
and the LORD would not destroy thee.

1Sa 17:16 And the Philistine drew near morning and evening,
and presented himself forty days.

1Ki 19:8 And he arose,
and did eat and drink,
and went in the strength of that meat forty days
and forty nights unto Horeb the mount of God.

Eze 4:6 And when thou hast accomplished them,
lie again on thy right side,
and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days:
I have appointed thee each day for a year.

Jon 3:4 And Jonah began to enter into the city a day’s journey,
and he cried,
and said, Yet forty days,
and Nineveh shall be overthrown.

Mat 4:2 And when he had fasted
forty days and forty nights,
he was afterward an hungred.

Mar 1:13 And he was there in the wilderness forty days,
tempted of Satan;
and was with the wild beasts;
and the angels ministered unto him.

Luk 4:2 Being forty days tempted of the devil.
And in those days he did eat nothing:
and when they were ended,
he afterward hungered.

Act 1:3 To whom also he shewed himself alive
after his passion by many infallible proofs,
being seen of them forty days,
and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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