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Want to know what the Bible says about Wells? Here are 50 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.

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Genesis 16:14 NIV
That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi ; it is still there, between Kadesh and Bered.
Genesis 21:30 NIV
He replied, “Accept these seven lambs from my hand as a witness that I dug this well.
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.
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.
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.
John 4:8 NIV
(His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.)
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.
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.
Proverbs 16:22 NIV
Prudence is a fountain of life to the prudent,
    but folly brings punishment to fools.
Psalm 84:6 NIV
As they pass through the Valley of Baka,
    they make it a place of springs;
    the autumn rains also cover it with pools.
Genesis 49:22 NIV
“Joseph is a fruitful vine,
    a fruitful vine near a spring,
    whose branches climb over a wall.
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.
Genesis 21:31 NIV
So that place was called Beersheba, because the two men swore an oath there.
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,
Song of Solomon 4:15 NIV
You are a garden fountain,
    a well of flowing water
    streaming down from Lebanon.
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!”
1 Chronicles 11:17-18 NIV
17 David longed for water and said, “Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!” 18 So the Three broke through the Philistine lines, drew water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem and carried it back to David. But he refused to drink it; instead, he poured it out to the Lord.
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,
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.
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.

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