His hands are covered with lightning that he commands to strike his designated target.
The form of a hand reached out and took me by the hair of my head. Then the Spirit lifted me up between the earth and sky, brought me toward Jerusalem, and in visions that came from God took me through the doors of the inner gate that faced north, where an image that provoked God's jealous anger had been erected.
"I'll teach you about the power of God, that which is with the Almighty I won't conceal.
Rise up, LORD! Raise your hand, God. Don't forget the afflicted!
Why do you not withdraw your hand your right hand from your bosom and destroy them?
"Awake! Awake! Clothe yourself with strength, you arm of the LORD! Awake, as in days gone by, as in generations of long ago. Was it not you who split apart Rehob, who pierced that sea monster through?
Your arm is strong; your hand is mighty; indeed, your right hand is victorious.
"LORD, your hand is lifted up, but they do not see it. And let them see your zeal for your people and be put to shame yes, let the fire reserved for your enemies consume them!
You cause me to know the path of life; in your presence is joyful abundance, at your right hand there are pleasures forever. A Davidic Prayer.
You have given to me the shield of your deliverance, and your right hand holds me up; your gentleness made me great.
with whom my power will be firmly established; for my arm will strengthen him.
In light of all of this, I committed myself to explain it this way: the righteous and the wise, along with everything they do, are in the hands of God. Furthermore, as to love and hate, no human being knows everything concerning them.
Look! I've inscribed you on the palms of my hands, and your walls are forever before me.
And when you look, your hearts will rejoice and your bodies will flourish like grass; and it will be made known that the LORD's hand is with his servants, but his fury is with his enemies.
"Therefore, the hand that wrote this inscription was sent from his presence.
It will not be like the covenant that I made with their ancestors at the time when I took them by the hand and brought them out of the land of Egypt. Because they did not remain loyal to my covenant, I ignored them, declares the Lord.
"This is what I've planned for the whole earth, and this is the hand that is stretched out over all the nations.
Reach down your hand from your high place; rescue me and deliver me from mighty waters, from the control of foreigners.
The Egyptians are men, not God, and their horses are physical, not spirit. When the LORD stretches out his hand, anyone who assists will stumble, and the one who is helped will fall; and they will all perish together."
so I will stretch out my hand and strike Egypt with all my wonders that I will do there. After that he will release you.
The Egyptians will know that I am the LORD when I stretch out my hand over Egypt to bring the Israelis out from among them."
You stretched out your right hand, and the earth swallowed them.
He has stretched out his hand over the sea; he has made kingdoms tremble. The LORD has issued orders concerning Canaan to destroy its strongholds.
I'll stretch out my hands to strike them and send devastation to the land, from the wilderness of Diblah, throughout all their dwelling places. Then they'll know that I am the LORD."
Tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "Watch out! I'm coming to get you, Mount Seir! I'm stretching out my hand to strike you, and I'm going to turn you into a desolate wasteland.
"Now as to the prophet, if through deceit he delivers a message, I the LORD have deceived that prophet! I'll reach out in opposition to him and exterminate him from among my people Israel.
"Son of Man, when a nation sins against me by a treacherous act, I'll reach out to oppose it, destroying its source of food, by sending famine against it, and by destroying both people and beast within it.
Therefore the anger of the LORD burned against his people, so he stretched out his hands against them and afflicted them. The mountains quaked, and their corpses were like refuse in the middle of the streets. Throughout all of this, his anger has not turned away, and his hands are still stretched out to attack.
Arameans from the east and Philistines from the west and they devour Israel with open mouths! "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike."
Therefore the Lord does not have pity on their young men, and has no compassion on their orphans and widows, because each of them was godless and an evildoer, and every mouth spoke folly. "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike.
Manasseh devours Ephraim, and Ephraim devours Manasseh; together they are against Judah. "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike."
so you won't have to crouch among those in chains or fall among the slain? "Yet for all this, his anger has not turned away, and his hand is still stretched out, ready to strike."
Their houses will be turned over to others their fields and wives together when I stretch out my hand against those who live in the land," declares the LORD.
You have deserted me," declares the LORD. "You keep going backward. I'll reach out my hand and destroy you. I'm tired of showing compassion.
For the LORD of the Heavenly Armies has planned, and who can thwart him? His hand is stretched out, and who can turn it back?"
I held out my hands all day long to a disobedient people, who walk in a way that isn't good, following their own inclinations
But about Israel he says, "All day long I have held out my hands to a disobedient and rebellious people."
As I watched, all of a sudden there was a hand being stretched out in my direction! And there was a scroll
"I will also stretch out my hand against Judah, and upon all inhabitants of Jerusalem. I'll wipe out every trace of Baal from this place, and the name of the pagan priests, along with my own priests.
"And the LORD will attack the north, destroying Assyria. He will turn Nineveh into a desolate ruin, as dry as a desert wilderness.
as you stretch out your hand to heal and to perform signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus."
Withdraw your hand far from me and keep me from being petrified with terror.
"Be gracious to me, be gracious to me, my friends, because God's hand has struck me.
"I'm still complaining bitterly today; my hand is heavy because of groaning.
For your hand was heavy upon me day and night; my strength was exhausted as in a summer drought. Interlude
because your arrows have sunk deep into me, and your hand has come down hard on me.
Stop scourging me, since I have been crushed by your heavy hand.
For the LORD's power will rest on this mountain, but the Moabites will be trodden down beneath him, just as straw is trodden down in the slime of a manure pit.
At that time, the Egyptians will be like women they will shudder and be afraid before the uplifted hand of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, when he brandishes his hand against her.
My hand will oppose the prophets who see false visions and speak deceptive divinations. They won't be included with the council of my people, nor will they be entered into the registry of Israel's house or enter Israel's land. Then you'll know that I am the Lord GOD,
and I will cut off the inhabitants of Ashdod, along with Ashkelon's ruler. I will turn to attack Ekron, and the rest of the Philistines will die," says the Lord GOD.
"Even if they burrow into Sheol, from there my hand will find them. Even if they ascend to the heavens, from there I will bring them down.
The Lord is against you now, and you'll be blind and unable to see the sun for a while!" At that moment a dark mist came over him, and he went around looking for someone to lead him by the hand.
WhenPharaoh won't listen to you, I'll let loose my power upon Egypt. I'll bring out my tribal divisions my people the Israelis from the land of Egypt with great acts of judgment.
"I'm going to display my glory among the people, and every nation will see the judgment that I administer by my own hand among them.
Because God did not punish the Israeli leaders, they looked at God, yet lived to eat and drink.
It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God!
You are to remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, but the LORD your God brought you out from there with great power and a show of force. Therefore, the LORD your God has commanded you to observe the Sabbath day.
Your eyes saw the great trials, the signs and wonders, and the awesome power with which the LORD your God brought you out. The LORD your God will do the same to all the people whom you fear.
The LORD brought us out of Egypt with his awesome power, with great terror, signs, and wonders.
"And now, Lord our God, who brought your people from the land of Egypt with a mighty hand and who made a name for yourself that remains to this day we've sinned. We've acted wickedly.
tell him, "We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt, but the LORD brought us out of Egypt with great power.
But the LORD loved you and kept his oath that he made to your ancestors. The LORD brought you out with great power from slavery, from the control of Pharaoh, king of Egypt.
So I prayed to the LORD and said, "Oh LORD my God, don't destroy your people and your inheritance whom you redeemed by your power. You brought them out from Egypt in a powerful way.
Do this so that all of the people of the earth may know how strong the power of the LORD is, and so that you may fear the LORD your God every day."
Your right hand, LORD, was majestic in strength, your right hand, LORD, shattered the enemy.
Now I know that the LORD has delivered his anointed; he has answered him from his sanctuary with the strength of his right hand of deliverance.
It was not with their sword that they inherited the land, nor did their own arm deliver them. But it was by your power, your strength, and by the light of your face; because you were pleased with them.
But the LORD responded to Moses, "Is the LORD short on power? You're now going to witness whether what I say will come to pass or not."
"See, the LORD's hand is not too short to save, nor are his ears too dull to hear.
His radiance is like sunlight; beams of light shine from his hand, where his strength lays hidden.
The hand of the Lord was with them, and a large number of people believed and turned to the Lord.
a message from the LORD came directly to Buzi's son Ezekiel, the priest, by the Chebar River in the land of the Chaldeans. The hand of the LORD rested upon him there.
The hand of the LORD was upon me, and he told me, "Get up! Go to the valley, and I'll speak with you there."
The LORD laid his hand on me and brought me out by the Spirit of the LORD to the middle of a valley that was filled with bones.
At the beginning of year 25 of our captivity, on the tenth day of the fourteenth year after the destruction of Jerusalem on that very day the LORD grabbed me in his hand and took me there.
In the sixth year, on the fifth day of the sixth month, I had just sat down in my house, with the elders of Judah seated in front of me. All of a sudden, the hand of the Lord GOD touched me
Now the hand of the LORD had been touching me the evening before that fugitive arrived, so the LORD had given me something to say by the time the messenger arrived the next morning. He opened my mouth and I no longer had nothing to say to him.
1 Kings 18:46
After Ahab had left, the hand of the LORD came upon Elijah, and he tucked his mantle into his belt and outran Ahab in a race to the city gate of Jezreel.
1 Chronicles 4:10
Later on, Jabez called on the God of Israel, asking him, ""whether you would bless me again and again, enlarge my territory, keep your power with me, keep me from evil, and keep me from harm!" And God granted what he had requested.
May you support the man at your right hand; the son of man whom you have raised for yourself.
1 Chronicles 28:19
"All of these things the LORD made clear to me in writing at his direction the construction plans for all of the building."
Everyone who heard about it kept thinking what had happened and asked, "What will this child become?" because it was obvious that the hand of the Lord was with him.
left Babylon. He was a skillful scribe of the Law of Moses that the LORD God of Israel had given. And the king granted him everything he had requested because the hand of the LORD his God was upon him.
On the first day of the first month he left Babylon and he arrived in Jerusalem on the first day of the fifth month, since the beneficent hand of his God was upon him.
and who showed gracious love to me before the king, before his advisors, and before all of the king's mighty officials. And I was strengthened because the hand of the LORD my God was upon me. So I gathered together the leaders of Israel to go with me.
By the grace of our God they brought back a discerning man from the descendants of Mahli, a descendant of Israel's son Levi, along with Sherebiah and eighteen of his sons and brothers;
Then we left the Ahava River for Jerusalem on the twelfth day of the first month. Our God's protection was with us, and he delivered us from the enemy's power and from ambush along the way.
along with a letter to Asaph, the royal Commissioner of Forests, so that he will supply me with timber to craft beams for the gatehouses of the Temple, for the city walls, and for the house in which I will be living."
Then I told them how good my God had been to me, and about what the king had told me. They replied, "Let's get out there and build!" So they encouraged themselves to do good.
Then the Spirit lifted me up and carried me away. I went bitterly with an angry attitude as the hand of the LORD rested on me.
because I was ashamed to ask the king for a contingent of soldiers and cavalry to protect us from enemies we might encounter on the way. After all, we had told the king, "The hand of our God seeks the good of all who seek him, but his power and anger are against everyone who forsakes him."
and as my glory passes by, I'll put you in a crevice in the rock, and cover you with my hand until I've passed by.
"All of a sudden, a hand touched me and lifted me upon my hands and knees.
1 Peter 5:6
Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, so that at the proper time he may exalt you.