Bible Portal

Want to know what the Bible says about Wells? Here are 46 Bible verses about Wells from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

Use the up or down arrow next to each verses to vote for this topic. Your input is important for us to improve it.

Note: Always check the context of a verse; Click the "Read Full Chapter" button next to each verse to read more. The context of a verse might put a very different slant on what the verse seems to say.

Genesis 16:14 NIV
That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi; it is still there, between Kadesh and Bered.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 21:30 NIV
He replied, “Accept these seven lambs from my hand as a witness that I dug this well.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 26:18 NIV
Isaac reopened the wells that had been dug in the time of his father Abraham, which the Philistines had stopped up after Abraham died, and he gave them the same names his father had given them.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 24:11 NIV
He had the camels kneel down near the well outside the town; it was toward evening, the time the women go out to draw water.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
John 4:6 NIV
Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
John 4:8 NIV
(His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.)
Read Full Chapter
Copy
2 Samuel 17:18 NIV
But a young man saw them and told Absalom. So the two of them left at once and went to the house of a man in Bahurim. He had a well in his courtyard, and they climbed down into it.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
2 Chronicles 26:10 NIV
He also built towers in the wilderness and dug many cisterns, because he had much livestock in the foothills and in the plain. He had people working his fields and vineyards in the hills and in the fertile lands, for he loved the soil.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Proverbs 16:22 NIV
Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent,
    but folly brings punishment to fools.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 49:22 NIV
“Joseph is a fruitful vine,
    a fruitful vine near a spring,
    whose branches climb over a wall.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Exodus 15:27 NIV
Then they came to Elim, where there were twelve springs and seventy palm trees, and they camped there near the water.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 21:31 NIV
So that place was called Beersheba, because the two men swore an oath there.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Deuteronomy 6:11 NIV
houses filled with all kinds of good things you did not provide, wells you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves you did not plant—then when you eat and are satisfied,
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Song of Solomon 4:15 NIV
You are a garden fountain,
    a well of flowing water
    streaming down from Lebanon.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
2 Samuel 23:15 NIV
David longed for water and said, “Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!”
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Numbers 21:16-18 NIV
16 From there they continued on to Beer, the well where the Lord said to Moses, “Gather the people together and I will give them water.”
17 Then Israel sang this song:
“Spring up, O well!
    Sing about it,
18 about the well that the princes dug,
    that the nobles of the people sank—
    the nobles with scepters and staffs.”
Then they went from the wilderness to Mattanah,
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 21:30-31 NIV
30 He replied, “Accept these seven lambs from my hand as a witness that I dug this well.
31 So that place was called Beersheba, because the two men swore an oath there.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 26:20 NIV
But the herders of Gerar quarreled with those of Isaac and said, “The water is ours!” So he named the well Esek, because they disputed with him.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 21:19 NIV
Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.
Read Full Chapter
Copy
Genesis 26:22 NIV
He moved on from there and dug another well, and no one quarreled over it. He named it Rehoboth, saying, “Now the Lord has given us room and we will flourish in the land.”
Read Full Chapter
Copy

Group of Brands