Snow in the Bible

In Palestine

  • 2 Samuel 23:20 And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man, of Kabzeel, who had done many acts, he slew two lionlike men of Moab: he went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow:

Bible Encyclopedia for SNOW.

In Uz

  • Job 6:16 Which are blackish by reason of the ice, and wherein the snow is hid:
  • Job 9:30 If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean;
  • Job 37:6 For he saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth; likewise to the small rain, and to the great rain of his strength.

Definition of snow

On Mount Lebanon

  • Jeremiah 18:14 Will a man leave the snow of Lebanon which cometh from the rock of the field? or shall the cold flowing waters that come from another place be forsaken?

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Snow.

FIGURATIVE

Of purity

  • Psalms 51:7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
  • Isaiah 1:18 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
  • Lamentations 4:7 Her Nazarites were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing was of sapphire:
 
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