Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.

Bible References

The temple

Revelation 14:15
And another agent came out from the temple, crying out in a great voice to him who sits on the cloud, Send forth thy sickle and reap, because the hour has come to reap, because the harvest of the earth is ripe.
Revelation 15:5
And after these things I looked, and the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened.
Revelation 19:11
And I saw the heaven opened, and behold a white horse, and he who sits upon it called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he judges and makes war.
Isaiah 6:1
In the year that king Uzziah died I saw LORD sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.

The ark

Exodus 25:21
And thou shall put the mercy-seat above upon the ark. And in the ark thou shall put the testimony that I shall give thee.
Numbers 4:5
When the camp sets forward, Aaron shall go in, and his sons, and they shall take down the veil of the screen, and cover the ark of the testimony with it.
Numbers 10:33
And they set forward from the mount of LORD three days' journey. And the ark of the covenant of LORD went before them three days' journey, to seek out a resting-place for them.
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their minds were hardened, for to this day the same veil remains at the reading of the old testament, not being uncovered, which thing is abolished in Christ.
Hebrews 9:4
having a golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid entirely in gold, in which was a golden pot holding the manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tablets of the covenant.

And there were

Revelation 11:13
And in that day a great earthquake occurred, and the tenth part of the city fell. And seven thousand names of men were killed in the earthquake. And the rest became afraid, and gave glory to the God of heaven.
Revelation 4:5
And out of the throne proceeds lightnings and voices and thunders. And seven lamps of fire burned before his throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.
Revelation 8:5
And the agent who took the censer, also filled it from the fire of the altar, and cast it to the earth. And there occurred thunders, and voices, and lightnings, and an earthquake.
Revelation 16:18
And there occurred lightnings, and thunders, and voices. And a great earthquake occurred, such as did not happen from that time men came to be upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, so great.

General references

Exodus 40:3
And thou shall put the ark of the testimony in it, and thou shall screen the ark with the veil.
Joshua 4:16
Command the priests who bear the ark of the testimony, that they come up out of the Jordan.
Isaiah 29:6
She shall be visited by LORD of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with whirlwind and tempest, and the flame of a devouring fire.
Revelation 15:5
And after these things I looked, and the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened.