Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: this shall be the portion of their cup.

Bible References


Psalm 105:32
He gave them hail for rain, [and] flaming fire in their land.
Genesis 19:24
Then LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from LORD out of heaven.
Exodus 9:23
And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven, and LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire ran down to the earth, and LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt.
Job 18:15
There shall dwell in his tent that which is none of his. Brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.
Job 20:23
When he is about to fill his belly, [God] will cast the fierceness of his wrath upon him, and will rain it upon him while he is eating.
Isaiah 24:17
Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth.
Ezekiel 13:13
Therefore thus says lord LORD: I will even rend it with a stormy wind in my wrath, and there shall be an overflowing shower in my anger, and great hailstones in wrath to consume it.
Ezekiel 38:22
And I will enter into judgment with him with pestilence and with blood. And I will rain upon him, and upon his hordes, and upon the many peoples who are with him, an overflowing shower, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone.
Luke 17:29
But in that day Lot went out from Sodom he rained fire and brimstone from the sky, and destroyed them all.


Psalm 16:5
LORD is the portion of my inheritance and of my cup. Thou maintain my lot.
Genesis 43:34
And he took [and sent] portions to them from before him, but Benjamin's portion was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.
1 Samuel 1:4
And when the day came that Elkanah sacrificed, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions,
1 Samuel 9:23
And Samuel said to the cook, Bring the portion which I gave thee, of which I said to thee, Set it by thee.
Job 27:13
This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they receive from the Almighty.


Psalm 75:8
For in the hand of LORD there is a cup, and the wine foams. It is full of mixture, and he pours out of the same, surely [to] the dregs of it. All the wicked of the earth shall drain them, and drink them.
Isaiah 51:17
Awake, awake, stand up, O Jerusalem, who have drunk at the hand of LORD the cup of his wrath. Thou have drunk the bowl of the cup of staggering, and drained it.
Jeremiah 25:15
For thus says LORD, the God of Israel, to me: Take this cup of the wine of wrath at my hand, and cause all the nations, to whom I send thee, to drink it.
Habakkuk 2:16
Thou are filled with shame, and not glory. Drink thou also, and be as one uncircumcised. The cup of LORD's right hand shall come around to thee, and foul shame shall be upon thy glory.
John 18:11
Jesus therefore said to Peter, Put up thy sword into the sheath. The cup that the Father has given me, shall I, no, not drink it?

General references

Psalm 83:15
So pursue them with thy tempest, and terrify them with thy storm.
Isaiah 34:9
And the streams of [Edom] shall be turned into pitch, and the dust of it into brimstone. And the land thereof shall become burning pitch.
Jeremiah 48:43
Fear and the pit and the snare are upon thee, O inhabitant of Moab, says LORD.