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50 Bible Verses about Chaos

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Genesis 1:1-2

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness covered the surface of the watery depths, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.

Psalm 148:5-6

Let them praise the name of the Lord, for He commanded, and they were created. He set them in position forever and ever; He gave an order that will never pass away.

Romans 4:17

in God's sight. As it is written: I have made you the father of many nations. He believed in God, who gives life to the dead and calls things into existence that do not exist.

Genesis 1:14-19

Then God said, "Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night. They will serve as signs for festivals and for days and years. They will be lights in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth." And it was so. God made the two great lights-the greater light to have dominion over the day and the lesser light to have dominion over the night-as well as the stars.read more.
God placed them in the expanse of the sky to provide light on the earth, to dominate the day and the night, and to separate light from darkness. And God saw that it was good. Evening came, and then morning: the fourth day.

Job 9:8

He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea.

Isaiah 48:13

My own hand founded the earth, and My right hand spread out the heavens; when I summoned them, they stood up together.

Psalm 104:29

When You hide Your face, they are terrified; when You take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.

Colossians 1:16-17

because by Him everything was created, in heaven and on earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities- all things have been created through Him and for Him. He is before all things, and by Him all things hold together.

Job 34:14-15

If He put His mind to it and withdrew the spirit and breath He [gave], every living thing would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.

Isaiah 42:5

This is what God the Lord says- who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and what comes from it, who gives breath to the people on it and life to those who walk on it-

Hebrews 1:2-3

In these last days, He has spoken to us by [His] Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things and through whom He made the universe. He is the radiance of His glory, the exact expression of His nature, and He sustains all things by His powerful word. After making purification for sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.

Psalm 46:2-3

Therefore we will not be afraid, though the earth trembles and the mountains topple into the depths of the seas, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with its turmoil. Selah

Psalm 104:7-9

At Your rebuke the waters fled; at the sound of Your thunder they hurried away- mountains rose and valleys sank- to the place You established for them. You set a boundary they cannot cross; they will never cover the earth again.

Exodus 15:8

The waters heaped up at the blast of Your nostrils; the currents stood firm like a dam. The watery depths congealed in the heart of the sea.

Psalm 69:2

I have sunk in deep mud, and there is no footing; I have come into deep waters, and a flood sweeps over me.

Psalm 77:16

The waters saw You, God. The waters saw You; they trembled. Even the depths shook.

Proverbs 8:29

when He set a limit for the sea so that the waters would not violate His command, when He laid out the foundations of the earth.

Zechariah 10:11

He will pass through the sea of distress and strike the waves of the sea; all the depths of the Nile will dry up. The pride of Assyria will be brought down, and the scepter of Egypt will come to an end.

Matthew 8:23-27

As He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him. Suddenly, a violent storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves. But He was sleeping. So the disciples came and woke Him up, saying, "Lord, save [us]! We're going to die!"read more.
But He said to them, "Why are you fearful, you of little faith?" Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea. And there was a great calm. The men were amazed and asked, "What kind of man is this?-even the winds and the sea obey Him!"

Mark 4:36-41

So they left the crowd and took Him along since He was [already] in the boat. And other boats were with Him. A fierce windstorm arose, and the waves were breaking over the boat, so that the boat was already being swamped. But He was in the stern, sleeping on the cushion. So they woke Him up and said to Him, "Teacher! Don't you care that we're going to die?"read more.
He got up, rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, "Silence! Be still!" The wind ceased, and there was a great calm. Then He said to them, "Why are you fearful? Do you still have no faith?" And they were terrified and asked one another, "Who then is this? Even the wind and the sea obey Him!"

Luke 8:22-25

One day He and His disciples got into a boat, and He told them, "Let's cross over to the other side of the lake." So they set out, and as they were sailing He fell asleep. Then a fierce windstorm came down on the lake; they were being swamped and were in danger. They came and woke Him up, saying, "Master, Master, we're going to die!" Then He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waves. So they ceased, and there was a calm.read more.
He said to them, "Where is your faith?" They were fearful and amazed, asking one another, "Who can this be? He commands even the winds and the waves, and they obey Him!"

Isaiah 17:12-13

Ah! The roar of many peoples- they roar like the roaring of the seas. The raging of the nations- they rage like the raging of mighty waters. The nations rage like the raging of many waters. He rebukes them, and they flee far away, driven before the wind like chaff on the hills and like dead thistles before a gale.

Psalm 46:6

Nations rage, kingdoms topple; the earth melts when He lifts His voice.

Jeremiah 46:7

Who is this, rising like the Nile, like rivers whose waters churn?

Judges 17:6

In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did whatever he wanted.

Galatians 1:7

not that there is another [gospel], but there are some who are troubling you and want to change the gospel of Christ.

Isaiah 34:11

The desert owl and the hedgehog will possess it, and the great owl and the raven will dwell there. [The Lord] will stretch out a measuring line and a plumb line over her for [her] destruction and chaos.

Isaiah 24:1

Look, the Lord is stripping the earth bare and making it desolate. He will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants:

Isaiah 27:10

For the fortified city will be deserted, pastures abandoned and forsaken like a wilderness. Calves will graze there, and there they will spread out and strip its branches.

Isaiah 32:14

For the palace will be forsaken, the busy city abandoned. The hill and the watchtower will become barren places forever, the joy of wild donkeys, and a pasture for flocks,

Zephaniah 1:14-15

The great Day of the Lord is near, near and rapidly approaching. Listen, the Day of the Lord- there the warrior's cry is bitter. That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of destruction and desolation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness,

Revelation 6:15-17

Then the kings of the earth, the nobles, the military commanders, the rich, the powerful, and every slave and free person hid in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains. And they said to the mountains and to the rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of the One seated on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb, because the great day of Their wrath has come! And who is able to stand?"

Jonah 2:3

You threw me into the depths, into the heart of the seas, and the current overcame me. All Your breakers and Your billows swept over me.

Job 20:28

The possessions in his house will be removed, flowing away on the day of God's anger.

Job 22:16

They were snatched away before their time, and their foundations were washed away by a river.

Isaiah 8:7

the Lord will certainly bring against them the mighty rushing waters of the Euphrates River- the king of Assyria and all his glory. It will overflow its channels and spill over all its banks.

Zechariah 14:13

On that day a great panic from the Lord will be among them, so that each will seize the hand of another, and the hand of one will rise against the other.

Judges 7:22

When Gideon's men blew their 300 trumpets, the Lord set the swords of each man in the army against each other. They fled to Beth-shittah in the direction of Zererah as far as the border of Abel-meholah near Tabbath.

1 Samuel 14:20

Saul and all the troops with him assembled and marched to the battle, and there, the Philistines were fighting against each other in great confusion!

2 Chronicles 20:22-23

The moment they began [their] shouts and praises, the Lord set an ambush against the Ammonites, Moabites, and [the inhabitants of] Mount Seir who came [to fight] against Judah, and they were defeated. The Ammonites and Moabites turned against the inhabitants of Mount Seir and completely annihilated them. When they had finished with the inhabitants of Seir, they helped destroy each other.

Isaiah 19:2

I will provoke Egypt against Egypt; each will fight against his brother and each against his friend, city against city, kingdom against kingdom.

Ezekiel 38:21

I will call for a sword against him on all My mountains"-the declaration of the Lord God -"and every man's sword will be against his brother.

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23;34;11

The desert owl and the hedgehog will possess it, and the great owl and the raven will dwell there. [The Lord] will stretch out a measuring line and a plumb line over her for [her] destruction and chaos.

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