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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Wells

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  • First mention of
    Genesis 16:14

  • FREQUENTLY MADE
    • Near encampments
      Genesis 21:30; 26:18
    • Outside cities
      Genesis 24:11; John 4:6,8
    • In the courts of houses
      2 Samuel 17:18
    • In the desert
      2 Chronicles 26:10

  • Supplied by springs
    Proverbs 16:22

  • Supplied by the rain
    Psalm 84:6

  • Surrounded by trees
    Genesis 49:22; Exodus 15:27

  • Names often given to
    Genesis 16:14; 21:31

  • Canaan abounded with
    Deuteronomy 6:11

  • Many supplied from Lebanon
    Song of Solomon 4:15

  • MENTIONED IN SCRIPTURE
    • Beerlahairoi
      Genesis 16:14
    • Bethlehem
      2 Samuel 23:15; 1 Chronicles 11:17,18
    • Beer (east of Jordan)
      Numbers 21:16-18
    • Beer-sheba
      Genesis 21:30,31
    • Elim
      Exodus 15:27
    • Esek
      Genesis 26:20
    • Hagar
      Genesis 21:19
    • Haran
      Genesis 29:3,4
    • Jacob
      John 4:6
    • Rehoboth
      Genesis 26:22
    • Sitnah
      Genesis 26:21

  • Often deep and difficult to draw from
    John 4:11

  • Often covered to prevent their being filled with sand
    Genesis 29:2,3

  • Had troughs placed near for watering cattle
    Genesis 24:19,20; Exodus 2:16

  • FREQUENTED BY
    • Women who came to draw water
      Genesis 24:13,14; John 4:7
    • Travellers
      Genesis 24:11,13,42; John 4:6

  • Strangers not to draw from, without permission
    Numbers 20:17

  • Water of, frequently sold
    Numbers 20:19

  • Were a frequent cause of strife
    Genesis 21:25; 26:21,22; Exodus 2:16,17

  • Were often stopped up by enemies
    Genesis 26:15,18; 2 Kings 3:19,25

  • Often afforded no water
    Jeremiah 14:3; Zechariah 9:11

  • ILLUSTRATIVE
    • Of the ordinances of the Church
      Isaiah 12:3
    • Of the Holy Spirit in saints
      Song of Solomon 4:15; John 4:14
    • Of the mouth of the righteous
      Proverbs 10:11
    • Of wisdom and understanding in man
      Proverbs 16:22; 18:4
    • (A fruitful bough by,) of Joseph's numerous posterity
      Genesis 49:22
    • (Drinking from one's own,) of enjoyment of domestic Happiness
      Proverbs 5:15
    • (Without water,) of hypocrites
      2 Peter 2:17

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Wells'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/w/wells.html. 1897.

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