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Forty

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Forty

Remarkable coincidences in the number

Days:

Of rain, at the time of the flood
Genesis 7:17


Of flood, before sending forth the raven
Genesis 8:6


For embalming
Genesis 50:3


Of fasting:

By Moses
Exodus 24:18; Exodus 34:28; Deuteronomy 9:9; Deuteronomy 9:25


By Elijah
1 Kings 19:8


By Jesus
Matthew 4:2

Spies in the land of promise
Numbers 13:25


Of probation, given to the Ninevites
Jonah 3:4


Christ's stay after the resurrection
Acts 1:3


Symbolic
Ezekiel 4:6


Years:

Wanderings of the Israelites in the wilderness
Exodus 16:35; Numbers 14:34


Peace in Israel
Judges 3:11; Judges 5:31; Judges 8:28


Egypt to be desolated
Ezekiel 29:11


Egypt to be restored after
Ezekiel 29:13

Stripes, administered in punishing criminals
Deuteronomy 25:3; 2 Corinthians 11:24


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Forty

FOR'TY, adjective [See Four.]

1. Four times ten.

2. An indefinite number; a colloquial use. A, B and C, and forty more.