- I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights: Gen. 7:4 .
- children of Israel did eat manna forty years: Ex. 16:35 .
- in the mount forty days and forty nights: Ex. 24:18 . ( Deut. 9:9 . )
- shall wander in the wilderness forty years: Num. 14:33 .
- Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: Deut. 25:3 .
- forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown: Jonah 3:4 .