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27 Bible Verses about earthquakes

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Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the sheep breeders of Tekoa, which he spoke concerning Israel during the reign of Uzziah, king of Judah and during the reign of Joash's son Jeroboam, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

1 Samuel 14:15

There was terror in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. Even the garrison and the raiders were terrified. The earth shook, and there was even greater terror.

Zechariah 14:5

You will run away through my mountain valley, because the valley of the mountains will extend as far as Azal. You will flee, as you fled from the earthquake during the reign of King Uzziah of Judah. And so the LORD my God will come, and all his holy ones will be accompanying you."

Acts 16:26

Suddenly, there was an earthquake so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken. All the doors immediately flew open, and everyone's chains were unfastened.

Psalm 75:3

While the earth and all its inhabitants melt away, it is I who keep its pillars firm." Interlude

Psalm 46:2-3

Therefore we will not be frightened when the earth roars, when the mountains shake in the depths of the seas, when its waters roar and rage, when the mountains tremble despite their pride. Interlude

Psalm 77:18

Your thunderous sound was in a whirlwind; your lightning lights up the world; the earth becomes agitated and quakes.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the LORD had come down in fire on it. Smoke went up from it like smoke from a kiln, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Numbers 16:31-32

Just as he finished saying all these things, the ground under them split open. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, all their households, everyone who was affiliated with Korah, and all of their property.

Judges 5:5

Mountains tremble at the presence of the LORD even Sinai! at the presence of the LORD God of Israel.

2 Samuel 22:8

Just then the earth shook and trembled! The foundations of heaven reeled and quaked because the LORD was angry.

Psalm 18:7

The world shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains quaked, they shook because he was angry.

Isaiah 29:6

you will be visited by the LORD of the Heavenly Armies with thunder, an earthquake, and great noise, with a windstorm, a tempest, and flames from a devouring fire.

Nahum 1:5

Mountains shake because of him, and the hills melt. The earth goes into upheaval at his presence, as does the world with all of its inhabitants.

Revelation 11:19

Then the Temple of God in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant was seen inside his Temple. There were flashes of lightning, noises, peals of thunder, an earthquake, and heavy hail.

1 Kings 19:11-12

"Go out," he responded, "and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD." And there was the LORD, passing by! A tremendous, mighty windstorm was tearing at the mountains and breaking the rocks in pieces in the presence of the LORD, but the LORD was not in the windstorm. After the wind there came an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake there came fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire, there was the sound of a gentle whisper.

Matthew 28:2

Suddenly, there was a powerful earthquake, because an angel of the Lord had come down from heaven, approached the stone, rolled it away, and was sitting on top of it.

Matthew 27:54

When the centurion and those guarding Jesus with him saw the earthquake and the other things that were taking place, they were terrified and said, "This man certainly was the Son of God!"

Mark 13:8

because nation will rise up in arms against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes and famines in various places. These things are only the beginning of the birth pains."

Isaiah 24:19-20

The earth is utterly shattered, the earth is split apart, the earth is violently shaken. The earth reels to and fro like a drunkard; it sways like a hut; its transgression lies so heavy upon it, that it falls, never to rise again.

Ezekiel 38:19-20

Because of my zeal and burning anger, at that time there will be a massive earthquake throughout the land of Israel. I'm going to shake the fish in the sea, the birds in the sky, the wild beasts, all the creatures that crawl on the earth, and every single human being who lives on the surface of the earth. Mountains will collapse, as will their mountain passages, and every wall will fall to the ground.

Revelation 8:5

The angel took the censer, filled it with fire from the altar, and threw it on the earth. Then there were peals of thunder, noises, flashes of lightning, and an earthquake.

Revelation 11:13

At that moment a powerful earthquake struck. One-tenth of the city collapsed, 7,000 people were killed by the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

Revelation 16:18

There were flashes of lightning, noises, peals of thunder, and a powerful earthquake. There has never been such a powerful earthquake since people have been on the earth.

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Earthquakes » Men always terrified by

Matthew 27:54

When the centurion and those guarding Jesus with him saw the earthquake and the other things that were taking place, they were terrified and said, "This man certainly was the Son of God!"

Zechariah 14:5

You will run away through my mountain valley, because the valley of the mountains will extend as far as Azal. You will flee, as you fled from the earthquake during the reign of King Uzziah of Judah. And so the LORD my God will come, and all his holy ones will be accompanying you."

Numbers 16:34

Then all of the Israelis who were around them ran away when they heard them crying, ""so the ground won't swallow us up, too."

Revelation 11:13

At that moment a powerful earthquake struck. One-tenth of the city collapsed, 7,000 people were killed by the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

Earthquakes » Prophecies of

Revelation 11:19

Then the Temple of God in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant was seen inside his Temple. There were flashes of lightning, noises, peals of thunder, an earthquake, and heavy hail.

Ezekiel 38:19

Because of my zeal and burning anger, at that time there will be a massive earthquake throughout the land of Israel.

Zechariah 14:4

His feet will stand in that day on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem. Then the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a very large valley, with half of the mountain moving toward the north and half toward the south.

Mark 13:8

because nation will rise up in arms against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes and famines in various places. These things are only the beginning of the birth pains."

More verses: Luke 21:11

Earthquakes » Illustrative of » The judgments of God

Revelation 8:5

The angel took the censer, filled it with fire from the altar, and threw it on the earth. Then there were peals of thunder, noises, flashes of lightning, and an earthquake.

Isaiah 24:19

The earth is utterly shattered, the earth is split apart, the earth is violently shaken.

Isaiah 29:6

you will be visited by the LORD of the Heavenly Armies with thunder, an earthquake, and great noise, with a windstorm, a tempest, and flames from a devouring fire.

Jeremiah 4:24

I looked at the mountains; they were quaking, and all the hills moved back and forth.

Earthquakes » As judgments

Psalm 18:15

Then the channels of the sea could be seen, and the foundations of the earth were uncovered because of your rebuke, LORD, because of the blast from the breath of your nostrils.

Isaiah 24:19-20

The earth is utterly shattered, the earth is split apart, the earth is violently shaken. The earth reels to and fro like a drunkard; it sways like a hut; its transgression lies so heavy upon it, that it falls, never to rise again.

Nahum 1:5

Mountains shake because of him, and the hills melt. The earth goes into upheaval at his presence, as does the world with all of its inhabitants.

Isaiah 29:6

you will be visited by the LORD of the Heavenly Armies with thunder, an earthquake, and great noise, with a windstorm, a tempest, and flames from a devouring fire.

Psalm 60:2

You made the earth quake; you broke it open. Repair its fractures, because it has shifted.

More verses: Isaiah 13:13-14

Earthquakes » Instances of » At sinai

Psalm 68:8

the land quaked. Indeed, the heavens poured down rain from the presence of God, this God of Sinai, from the presence of God, the God of Israel.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the LORD had come down in fire on it. Smoke went up from it like smoke from a kiln, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Psalm 77:18

Your thunderous sound was in a whirlwind; your lightning lights up the world; the earth becomes agitated and quakes.

Psalm 114:4-7

the mountains skipped like rams, and the hills like lambs. What happened to you, sea, that you fled? Jordan, that you ran backwards? Mountains, that you skipped like rams? And you hills, that you skipped like lambs? read more.
Tremble then, earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob,

Hebrews 12:26

At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, "Once more I will shake not only the earth but also heaven."

Earthquakes » There being earthquakes in diverse places prior to the coming of the lord

Matthew 24:1-7

As Jesus left the Temple and was walking away, his disciples came up to him to point out to him the Temple buildings. But he told them, "You see all these things, don't you? I tell all of you with certainty, there isn't a single stone here that will be left standing on top of another. They will all be torn down." While Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately and said, "Tell us, when will these things take place, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?" read more.
Jesus answered them, "See to it that no one deceives you, because many will come in my name and say, "I'm the Messiah,' and they will deceive many people. You'll hear of wars and rumors of wars. See to it that you aren't alarmed. These things must take place, but the end hasn't come yet, because nation will rise up in arms against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places.

Mark 13:1-8

As Jesus was leaving the Temple, one of his disciples told him, "Look, Teacher, what large stones and what beautiful buildings!" "Do you see these large buildings?" Jesus responded. "Not one stone here will be left on another that will not be torn down." As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives facing the Temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew were asking him privately, read more.
"Tell us, when will these things happen, and what will be the sign when these things will be put into effect?" Jesus began to say to them, "See to it that no one deceives you. Many will come in my name and say, "I AM,' and they will deceive many people. But when you hear of wars and rumors of wars, stop being alarmed. These things must take place, but the end hasn't come yet, because nation will rise up in arms against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes and famines in various places. These things are only the beginning of the birth pains."

Luke 21:5-11

Now while some people were talking about the Temple how it was decorated with beautiful stones and gifts dedicated to God he said, "As for these things that you see, the time will come when not one stone will be left on another that won't be knocked down." Then they asked him, "Teacher, when will these things take place, and what will be the sign that these things are about to take place?" read more.
He said, "Be careful that you are not deceived, because many will come in my name and say, "I AM' and, "The time has come.' Don't follow them. When you hear of wars and revolutions, never be alarmed, because these sort of things must take place first, but the end won't come right away." Then he went on to say to them, "Nation will rise up in arms against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be great earthquakes, famines, and plagues in various places, and there will be fearful events and awful signs from heaven."

Earthquakes » Are visible tokens of » God's anger

Psalm 60:2

You made the earth quake; you broke it open. Repair its fractures, because it has shifted.

Psalm 18:7

The world shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains quaked, they shook because he was angry.

Isaiah 13:13

Therefore I'll make the heavens tremble. The earth will shake from its place at the wrath of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, at the time of his burning anger.

Earthquakes » Frequently accompanied by » Convulsion and receding of the sea

2 Samuel 22:16

The currents of the sea were revealed and the foundations of the world were exposed at the rebuke of the LORD and at the blazing breath from his nostrils!

2 Samuel 22:8

Just then the earth shook and trembled! The foundations of heaven reeled and quaked because the LORD was angry.

Earthquakes » Symbolical

Revelation 11:13

At that moment a powerful earthquake struck. One-tenth of the city collapsed, 7,000 people were killed by the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

Revelation 6:12-14

Then I saw the lamb open the sixth seal. There was a powerful earthquake. The sun turned as black as sackcloth made of hair, and the full moon turned as red as blood. The stars in the sky fell to the earth like a fig tree drops its fruit when it is shaken by a strong wind. The sky vanished like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved from its place.

Revelation 16:18

There were flashes of lightning, noises, peals of thunder, and a powerful earthquake. There has never been such a powerful earthquake since people have been on the earth.

Revelation 16:20

Every island vanished, and the mountains could no longer be found.

Earthquakes » Frequently accompanied by » Overturning of mountains

Psalm 46:2

Therefore we will not be frightened when the earth roars, when the mountains shake in the depths of the seas,

Zechariah 14:4

His feet will stand in that day on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem. Then the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a very large valley, with half of the mountain moving toward the north and half toward the south.

Earthquakes » Mentioned in scripture » In uzziah's reign

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the sheep breeders of Tekoa, which he spoke concerning Israel during the reign of Uzziah, king of Judah and during the reign of Joash's son Jeroboam, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Zechariah 14:5

You will run away through my mountain valley, because the valley of the mountains will extend as far as Azal. You will flee, as you fled from the earthquake during the reign of King Uzziah of Judah. And so the LORD my God will come, and all his holy ones will be accompanying you."

Earthquakes » Islands and mountainous districts liable to

Psalm 114:4

the mountains skipped like rams, and the hills like lambs.

Psalm 114:6

Mountains, that you skipped like rams? And you hills, that you skipped like lambs?

Earthquakes » Before destruction of jerusalem, predicted

Earthquakes » Frequently accompanied by » Volcanic eruptions

Nahum 1:5

Mountains shake because of him, and the hills melt. The earth goes into upheaval at his presence, as does the world with all of its inhabitants.

Psalm 104:32

He looks at the earth and it shakes; he touches the mountains and they smoke.

Earthquakes » Are visible tokens of » God's presence

Psalm 68:7

God, when you led out your people, when you marched through the desert, Interlude

Psalm 114:7

Tremble then, earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob,

Earthquakes » Illustrative of » The overthrow of kingdoms

Haggai 2:6

"For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Once more, in a little while, I will make the heavens, the earth, the sea, and the dry land to shake.

Haggai 2:22

I will overthrow royal thrones. I will annihilate the strength of national governments. I will overthrow chariots along with those who drive them. Both horses and their riders will fall, each one by means of his comrade's weapon.

Earthquakes » Are visible tokens of » God's power

Job 9:6

He shakes the earth from its orbit, so that its foundations shudder.

Hebrews 12:26

At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, "Once more I will shake not only the earth but also heaven."

Earthquakes » Frequently accompanied by » Opening of the earth

Numbers 16:31-32

Just as he finished saying all these things, the ground under them split open. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, all their households, everyone who was affiliated with Korah, and all of their property.

Earthquakes » Mentioned in scripture » in the wilderness

Numbers 16:31-32

Just as he finished saying all these things, the ground under them split open. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, all their households, everyone who was affiliated with Korah, and all of their property.

Earthquakes » Instances of » In canaan, in the days of uzziah, king of judah

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the sheep breeders of Tekoa, which he spoke concerning Israel during the reign of Uzziah, king of Judah and during the reign of Joash's son Jeroboam, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Zechariah 14:5

You will run away through my mountain valley, because the valley of the mountains will extend as far as Azal. You will flee, as you fled from the earthquake during the reign of King Uzziah of Judah. And so the LORD my God will come, and all his holy ones will be accompanying you."

Earthquakes » Mentioned in scripture » In strongholds of philistines

1 Samuel 14:15

There was terror in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. Even the garrison and the raiders were terrified. The earth shook, and there was even greater terror.

Earthquakes » At Christ's second coming, predicted

Zechariah 14:4

His feet will stand in that day on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem. Then the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a very large valley, with half of the mountain moving toward the north and half toward the south.

Earthquakes » Frequently accompanied by » Rending of rocks

Matthew 27:51

Suddenly, the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two from top to bottom, the earth shook, rocks were split open,

Earthquakes » Mentioned in scripture » When elijah fled from jezebel

1 Kings 19:11

"Go out," he responded, "and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD." And there was the LORD, passing by! A tremendous, mighty windstorm was tearing at the mountains and breaking the rocks in pieces in the presence of the LORD, but the LORD was not in the windstorm. After the wind there came an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake.

Earthquakes » Mentioned in scripture » At our lord's death

Matthew 27:51

Suddenly, the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two from top to bottom, the earth shook, rocks were split open,

Earthquakes » Mentioned in scripture » At out lord's resurrection

Matthew 28:2

Suddenly, there was a powerful earthquake, because an angel of the Lord had come down from heaven, approached the stone, rolled it away, and was sitting on top of it.

Earthquakes » Mentioned in scripture » At mount sinai

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the LORD had come down in fire on it. Smoke went up from it like smoke from a kiln, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Earthquakes » Instances of » When korah, dathan, and abiram were swallowed up

Numbers 16:31-32

Just as he finished saying all these things, the ground under them split open. The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them, all their households, everyone who was affiliated with Korah, and all of their property.

Earthquakes » Mentioned in scripture » At philippi

Acts 16:26

Suddenly, there was an earthquake so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken. All the doors immediately flew open, and everyone's chains were unfastened.

Earthquakes » Instances of » When jonathan and his armor-bearer attacked the garrison at gibeah

1 Samuel 14:15

There was terror in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. Even the garrison and the raiders were terrified. The earth shook, and there was even greater terror.

Earthquakes » Instances of » When the lord revealed himself to elijah in the still small voice

1 Kings 19:11

"Go out," he responded, "and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD." And there was the LORD, passing by! A tremendous, mighty windstorm was tearing at the mountains and breaking the rocks in pieces in the presence of the LORD, but the LORD was not in the windstorm. After the wind there came an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake.

Earthquakes » Instances of » When paul and silas were in prison at philippi

Acts 16:26

Suddenly, there was an earthquake so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken. All the doors immediately flew open, and everyone's chains were unfastened.

Earthquakes » Instances of » At the crucifixion of jesus

Matthew 27:51

Suddenly, the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two from top to bottom, the earth shook, rocks were split open,

Earthquakes » Instances of » At the resurrection of jesus

Matthew 28:2

Suddenly, there was a powerful earthquake, because an angel of the Lord had come down from heaven, approached the stone, rolled it away, and was sitting on top of it.

Earthquakes » Figurative

Psalm 60:2

You made the earth quake; you broke it open. Repair its fractures, because it has shifted.

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