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Theasaurus: Horns

62 Bible Verses about Horns

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Genesis 22:13

And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked. And behold, a ram was caught in the thicket by his horns. And Abraham went and took the ram, and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son.

Leviticus 11:16

and {the ostrich} and the short-eared owl and the seagull and the hawk according to its kind,

Deuteronomy 14:15

and the {ostrich} and the short-eared owl and the seagull and the hawk according to its kind,

Psalm 22:21

Save me from [the] mouth of [the] lion, and from [the] horns of [the] wild oxen answer me.

Psalm 69:31

For Yahweh it will be better than an ox [or] bull, horned [and] hoofed.

Exodus 19:13

Not a hand will touch it, because he will certainly be stoned or certainly be shot; whether an animal or a man, he will not live.' At the blowing of the ram's horn they may go up to the mountain."

Joshua 6:4

And seven priests will bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark. On the seventh day you will march around the city seven times, and the priests will blow on the trumpets.

1 Chronicles 15:28

And all Israel brought up the ark of the covenant of Yahweh with shouting, with the sound of a shofar, and with trumpets and cymbals, making loud music with musical instruments and stringed instruments.

2 Chronicles 15:14

And they took an oath to Yahweh with a great voice, with shouting, with trumpets, and with horns.

Psalm 98:6

With trumpets and sound of horn, shout joyfully before the king, Yahweh.

Daniel 3:5

[that] at the time that you hear the sound of the horn, the flute, [the] lyre, [the] trigon, [the] harp, [the] drum and all kinds of music, you must fall down and you must worship the statue of gold that Nebuchadnezzar the king [has] set up.

Hosea 5:8

Blow the {horn} in Gibeah, [the] trumpet in Ramah. Sound the alarm [in] Beth-aven; [look] behind you, Benjamin.

1 Samuel 16:1

Then Yahweh said to Samuel, "{How long} will you mourn about Saul? I have rejected him from being king over Israel! Fill up your horn [with] oil and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have chosen a king for myself among his sons."

1 Kings 1:39

Then Zadok the priest took the horn of oil from the tent, and he anointed Solomon. They blew on the trumpet, and all the people said, "Long live King Solomon!"

Exodus 27:2

And you will make its horns on its four corners; its horns will be {of one piece with it}, and you will overlay it [with] bronze.

Exodus 29:12

And you will take [some] of the blood of the bull and with your finger put it on the horns of the altar, and you will pour out all the blood at the base of the altar.

Exodus 30:2-3

a cubit its length and a cubit its width--it will be square--and two cubits its height, its horns {of one piece with it}. And you will overlay it with pure gold, its top and its sides all around and its horns, and you will make for it a gold molding all around.

Exodus 37:25-26

And he made the incense altar of acacia wood, a cubit its length and a cubit its width--a square--and two cubits its height; its horns were {of one piece with it}. And he overlaid it [with] pure gold--its top and its sides all around and its horns--and he made for it a gold molding all around.

Exodus 38:2

And he made its horns on its four corners; its horns were {of one piece with it}; and he overlaid it [with] bronze.

Leviticus 4:7

The priest shall put {some of} the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before Yahweh, which [is] in [the] tent of assembly, and all [the rest] of the bull's blood he must pour out on the base of the altar of the burnt offering, which [is at the] entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

Leviticus 8:15

and he slaughtered [it], and Moses took the blood and put [it] with his finger on the altar's horns all around and purified the altar; then he poured the blood out on the altar's base--thus he consecrated it [in order] to make atonement for it.

Leviticus 9:9

Then Aaron's sons presented the blood to him, and he dipped his finger in the blood, and he put [it] on the altar's horns, and he poured out the blood on the altar's base.

Leviticus 16:18

"Then he shall go out to the altar that [is] {before} Yahweh, and he shall make atonement for it; and he shall take {some of} the bull's blood and {some of} the goat's blood, and he shall put [it] all around on the altar's horns.

1 Kings 1:50-51

Adonijah was afraid because of Solomon, and he got up and went and grasped the horns of the altar. Solomon was told, "Look, Adonijah is afraid of King Solomon, and he has grasped the horns of the altar, saying, 'Let King Solomon swear to me {first} that he will surely not kill his servant with the sword!'"

1 Kings 2:28

When the message came to Joab (now Joab {had supported} Adonijah but {had not supported} Absalom), he fled to the tent of Yahweh and grasped the horns of the altar.

Psalm 118:27

Yahweh is God, and he has given us light. Bind [the] festal sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

Jeremiah 17:1

"The sin of Judah [is] written with an iron stylus, with a point of diamond [it is] engraved on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of their altars.

Ezekiel 43:15

And the altar hearth [was] four cubits, and from the altar hearth and {upwards} [were] the four horns [of the altar].

Amos 3:14

"For on the day I punish Israel for {its transgression}, I will also punish the altars of Bethel and the horns of the altar will be cut off and fall to the ground.

Revelation 9:13

And the sixth angel blew the trumpet, and I heard one voice from the horns of the golden altar [that is] before God

1 Kings 22:11

Zedekiah son of Kenaanah made horns of iron for himself and said, "Thus says Yahweh: 'With these you shall gore the Arameans until finishing them.'"

2 Chronicles 18:10

And Zedekiah the son of Kenaanah made for himself horns of iron, and he said, "Thus says Yahweh: 'With these you will gore Aram to their destruction.'"

2 Samuel 22:2-3

And he said: "Yahweh [is] my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer. I take refuge in God, my rock, my shield, and the {strength} of my salvation. My stronghold and my refuge, O my savior, you will save me from violence!

Deuteronomy 33:17

[As] the firstborn of his ox, majesty {belongs to him}, and his horns [are] [the] horns of a wild ox; with them he drives people together, and they [are] the myriads of Ephraim, and they [are] the thousands of Manasseh."

1 Samuel 2:1

Then Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in Yahweh, my strength [is] exalted in Yahweh; {I grin} over my enemies, for I rejoice over your salvation.

Psalm 75:10

"And all [the] horns of [the] wicked I will cut off. [The] horns of [the] righteous will be lifted up."

Psalm 89:17

For you [are] the glory of their strength, and by your favor our horn rises up,

Psalm 92:10

But you have exalted my horn like [that of] a wild ox; you have anointed me with fresh oil.

Psalm 132:17

There I will cause a horn to grow for David; I will set a lamp for my anointed one.

Psalm 148:14

And he has raised high a horn for his people, praise for all his faithful-- for the children of Israel, a people close to him. Praise Yah.

Jeremiah 48:25

The horn of Moab is cut off and his arm is broken," {declares} Yahweh.

Lamentations 2:3

He has cut down {in fierce anger} all the might of Israel; he has withdrawn his right hand from the faces of [the] enemy, and he has burned in Jacob like a flaming fire, it has consumed all around.

Ezekiel 29:21

"On that day I will cause {power} to grow [up] for the house of Israel, and for you I will give an opening of [your] mouth in the midst of them, and they will know that I [am] Yahweh."

Ezekiel 34:21

because with [your] flank and with [your] shoulder you shoved, and with your horns you pushed all of the sick [animals] {until} you scattered it to the outside.

Micah 4:13

Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion, for your horn I will make [as] iron and your hooves [as] bronze. And you will break many peoples in pieces, and their gain you will devote to destruction to Yahweh, and their wealth to the Lord of the whole earth."

Daniel 7:7-25

After this in the visions of the night I was looking and there was a fourth beast, terrifying and frightful and exceedingly strong, and {it had} {great iron teeth}, [and it was] devouring and crushing, and it stamped the remainder with its feet; and it was different from all [the other] beasts {that preceded it} {and it had ten horns}. I was considering the horns, and look, another little horn came up {among} them, and three of the earlier horns {were rooted out} from before it, and there were eyes like the eyes of human in this horn and [also] a mouth [that was] speaking boastfully. "{I continued watching} until thrones were placed and an Ancient of Days sat; his clothing [was] like white snow and the hair of his head [was] like pure wool and his throne [was] a flame of fire and its wheels [were] burning fire.read more.
A stream of fire issued forth and flowed {from his presence}; thousands [upon] thousands served him and ten thousand [upon] ten thousand stood before him. The judge sat, and [the] books were opened. "{I continued watching} then because of the noise of the boastful words of the horn [who was] speaking; {I continued watching} until the beast was slain and its body was destroyed, and it was given [over] to burning with fire. And [as for] the remainder of the beasts, {their dominion was taken away}, but a prolongation {of their life} was given to them for a season and a time. "{I continued watching} in the visions of the night, and look, with the clouds of heaven [one] like a son of man was coming, and he came to the Ancient of Days, and {was presented} before him. And to him was given dominion and glory and kingship that all the peoples, the nations, and languages [would] serve him; his dominion [is] a dominion {without end} that will not cease, and his kingdom [is one] that will not be destroyed. "{As for me, Daniel}, my spirit was troubled {within me}, and the visions of my head terrified me. [So] I approached one of the attendants and I asked him [about] the truth concerning all this; and he told me [that] he would make known to me the explanation of the matter. 'These great beasts which are four [in number] [are] four kings [who] will arise from the earth. But the holy ones of the Most High will receive the kingdom, and they will take possession of the kingdom forever, {forever and ever}.' "Then I desired to make certain concerning the fourth beast that was different from {all the others}--exceedingly terrifying, with its iron teeth and its claws of bronze; it devoured and crushed [and] stamped the remainder with its feet-- and concerning the horns that [were] on its head, and [concerning] [the] other [horn] that came up and {before which three horns fell}, and this horn {had eyes} and mouth speaking {boastfully}, and its appearance [was] larger than its companions. {I continued watching}, and this horn made war with [the] holy ones and it prevailed over them, until the Ancient of Days came and gave judgment to [the] holy ones of [the] Most High; and the time arrived and [the] holy ones took possession of the kingdom. "And he said, 'The fourth beast [is] the fourth kingdom [that] will be on the earth that will be different from all the [other] kingdoms, and it will devour the whole earth and it will trample it and it will crush it. And [as for] the ten horns [coming] from it, [from] this kingdom ten kings will arise, and another will arise after them. And he will be different from the earlier [ones], and he will subdue three kings. And he will speak words against the Most High, and he will wear out [the] holy ones of the Most High, and he will attempt to change times and law, and they will be given into his hand for a time and two times and half a time.

Daniel 8:3-4

And I lifted up my eyes and I saw, and look! A ram standing {before} the stream, and {it had} two horns, and the horns [were] long, but the one [was] longer than the second, and the longer [one] came up {after the other one}. I saw the ram charging westward and northward and southward, and {none of the beasts stood before it}, and there was no rescuing from {its power}, and it did {what it wanted} and it became strong.

Zechariah 1:18-21

And I {looked up} and I saw, and look, [there were] four horns! And I said to the angel [who was] talking with me, "What [are] these?" And he said to me, "These [are] the horns that have scattered Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem." Then Yahweh showed me four skilled craftsmen,read more.
and I asked, "What [are] these coming to do?" And he answered, saying, "These [are] the horns that scattered Judah, {so that no man} lifted up his head; but these have come to frighten them, to strike down the horns of the nations that lifted a horn against the land of Judah to scatter it."

Revelation 12:3-9

And another sign appeared in heaven, and behold, a great fiery red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads [were] seven royal headbands. And his tail swept away a third of the stars from heaven and threw them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, in order that whenever she gave birth to her child he could devour [it]. And she gave birth to a son, a male [child], who is going to shepherd all the nations with an iron rod, and her child was snatched away to God and to his throne.read more.
And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she had a place prepared there by God, so that they could feed her there [for one] thousand two hundred sixty days. And there was war in heaven; Michael and his angels {fought against} the dragon, and the dragon and his angels {fought back}. And they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them [any] longer in heaven. And the great dragon was thrown down, the ancient serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world. He was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 13:1-6

And I saw coming up out of the sea a beast that had ten horns and seven heads, and on its horns ten royal headbands, and on its heads a blasphemous name. And the beast that I saw was similar to a leopard, and its feet [were] like a bear's, and its mouth [was] like the mouth of a lion, and the dragon gave it his power and his throne and great authority. And one of its heads [appeared] as though slaughtered to death, and its {fatal wound} had been healed. And the whole earth was astonished [and followed] after the beast.read more.
And they worshiped the dragon because he had given authority to the beast, and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who [is] like the beast, and who is able to make war with him? And a mouth was given to him speaking great [things] and blasphemies, and authority to act was given to him [for] forty-two months. And he opened his mouth for blasphemies toward God, to blaspheme his name and his dwelling, those who live in heaven.

Revelation 17:3-8

And he carried me away into the wilderness in the Spirit, and I saw a woman seated on a scarlet beast that was full of blasphemous names, having seven heads and ten horns. And the woman was dressed in purple and scarlet and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, holding a golden cup in her hand full of detestable things and the unclean things of her sexual immorality. And on her forehead a name [was] written, a mystery: "Babylon the great, the mother of prostitutes and of the detestable things of the earth."read more.
And I saw the woman drunk with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the witnesses to Jesus. And {I was greatly astonished when I saw her}. And the angel said to me, "Why are you astonished? I will tell you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that has the seven heads and the ten horns that carries her. The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is going to come up from the abyss, and he is going to destruction. And those who live on the earth, whose names are not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, will be astonished [when they] see the beast that was, and is not, and will be present.

Revelation 5:6

And I saw in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures and in the midst of the elders a Lamb standing as though slaughtered, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent into all the earth.

From Thematic Bible


Blood » Sacrificial » Of sin offering » Altar » Horns

Leviticus 4:7

The priest shall put {some of} the blood on the horns of the altar of fragrant incense before Yahweh, which [is] in [the] tent of assembly, and all [the rest] of the bull's blood he must pour out on the base of the altar of the burnt offering, which [is at the] entrance of [the] tent of assembly.

Leviticus 4:18

He must put {some of} the blood on the altar's horns before Yahweh {in the tent of assembly}, and all [the rest] of the blood he must pour out on the base of the altar of the burnt offering, which [is at the] tent of assembly's entrance.

Leviticus 9:9

Then Aaron's sons presented the blood to him, and he dipped his finger in the blood, and he put [it] on the altar's horns, and he poured out the blood on the altar's base.

Exodus 30:10

And Aaron will make atonement on its horns one time in the year from the blood of the sin offering of the atonement; one time in the year he will make atonement on it throughout your generations; it is a most holy thing for Yahweh."

Leviticus 4:25

The priest shall take {some of} the sin offering's blood with his finger, and he shall put [it] on the horns of the altar of the burnt offering, and he must pour out [the rest of] its blood on the base of the altar of the burnt offering.

Horns » Illustrative » Of antiChristian powers

Revelation 17:7

And the angel said to me, "Why are you astonished? I will tell you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that has the seven heads and the ten horns that carries her.

Revelation 13:1

And I saw coming up out of the sea a beast that had ten horns and seven heads, and on its horns ten royal headbands, and on its heads a blasphemous name.

Revelation 17:3

And he carried me away into the wilderness in the Spirit, and I saw a woman seated on a scarlet beast that was full of blasphemous names, having seven heads and ten horns.

Horns » Illustrative » Of kings

Daniel 8:5

And I was considering [this], and look, a he-goat coming from the west across the face of the whole earth, and [it] was not touching the ground; and the he-goat [had] {a conspicuous horn} between its eyes.

Daniel 8:20

"The ram that you saw {who had two horns} [represents] the kings of Media and Persia.

Daniel 7:7-8

After this in the visions of the night I was looking and there was a fourth beast, terrifying and frightful and exceedingly strong, and {it had} {great iron teeth}, [and it was] devouring and crushing, and it stamped the remainder with its feet; and it was different from all [the other] beasts {that preceded it} {and it had ten horns}. I was considering the horns, and look, another little horn came up {among} them, and three of the earlier horns {were rooted out} from before it, and there were eyes like the eyes of human in this horn and [also] a mouth [that was] speaking boastfully.

Daniel 8:3

And I lifted up my eyes and I saw, and look! A ram standing {before} the stream, and {it had} two horns, and the horns [were] long, but the one [was] longer than the second, and the longer [one] came up {after the other one}.

Horns » Illustrative » (cutting off,) of destruction of power

Psalm 75:10

"And all [the] horns of [the] wicked I will cut off. [The] horns of [the] righteous will be lifted up."

Jeremiah 48:25

The horn of Moab is cut off and his arm is broken," {declares} Yahweh.

Lamentations 2:3

He has cut down {in fierce anger} all the might of Israel; he has withdrawn his right hand from the faces of [the] enemy, and he has burned in Jacob like a flaming fire, it has consumed all around.

Horns » Illustrative » (pushing with,) of conquests

Deuteronomy 33:17

[As] the firstborn of his ox, majesty {belongs to him}, and his horns [are] [the] horns of a wild ox; with them he drives people together, and they [are] the myriads of Ephraim, and they [are] the thousands of Manasseh."

Micah 4:13

Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion, for your horn I will make [as] iron and your hooves [as] bronze. And you will break many peoples in pieces, and their gain you will devote to destruction to Yahweh, and their wealth to the Lord of the whole earth."

1 Kings 22:11

Zedekiah son of Kenaanah made horns of iron for himself and said, "Thus says Yahweh: 'With these you shall gore the Arameans until finishing them.'"

Horns » Were used » As musical instruments

1 Chronicles 25:5

All these [were] sons to Heman, the seer of the king, according to the words of God to raise a horn. And God had given to Heman fourteen sons and three daughters.

Joshua 6:4-5

And seven priests will bear seven trumpets of rams' horns before the ark. On the seventh day you will march around the city seven times, and the priests will blow on the trumpets. And when they blow long on the horn of the ram, when you hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people will shout [with] a great war cry, and the wall of the city will fall flat, and {the people will charge, each one straight ahead}."

Horns » Illustrative » (budding of,) of the commencement or revival of a nation

Psalm 132:17

There I will cause a horn to grow for David; I will set a lamp for my anointed one.

Ezekiel 29:21

"On that day I will cause {power} to grow [up] for the house of Israel, and for you I will give an opening of [your] mouth in the midst of them, and they will know that I [am] Yahweh."

Horns » Illustrative » (exalting,) of increase of power and glory

1 Samuel 2:10

Yahweh will shatter his adversaries; he will thunder against them in the heavens. Yahweh will judge the ends of the earth. He will give strength to his king and will exalt the might of his anointed one.

1 Samuel 2:1

Then Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in Yahweh, my strength [is] exalted in Yahweh; {I grin} over my enemies, for I rejoice over your salvation.

Horns » Were used » For holding oil

1 Kings 1:39

Then Zadok the priest took the horn of oil from the tent, and he anointed Solomon. They blew on the trumpet, and all the people said, "Long live King Solomon!"

1 Samuel 16:1

Then Yahweh said to Samuel, "{How long} will you mourn about Saul? I have rejected him from being king over Israel! Fill up your horn [with] oil and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have chosen a king for myself among his sons."

Horns » Used offensively

Exodus 21:29

But if it was a goring ox {before} and its owner was warned and did not restrain it and it kills a man or a woman, the ox will be stoned, and the owner also will be put to death.

Ezekiel 34:21

because with [your] flank and with [your] shoulder you shoved, and with your horns you pushed all of the sick [animals] {until} you scattered it to the outside.

Horns » Illustrative » Of power of Christ

Revelation 5:6

And I saw in the midst of the throne and of the four living creatures and in the midst of the elders a Lamb standing as though slaughtered, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits of God sent into all the earth.

Horns » Animals with, mentioned » The unicorn

Psalm 92:10

But you have exalted my horn like [that of] a wild ox; you have anointed me with fresh oil.

Psalm 22:21

Save me from [the] mouth of [the] lion, and from [the] horns of [the] wild oxen answer me.

Horns » Illustrative » Of power of the wicked

Psalm 75:10

"And all [the] horns of [the] wicked I will cut off. [The] horns of [the] righteous will be lifted up."

Psalm 22:21

Save me from [the] mouth of [the] lion, and from [the] horns of [the] wild oxen answer me.

Horns » Illustrative » Of power of God

Habakkuk 3:4

And his brightness was like [the] light; flashing rays [came] from his hand for him; And there [is] the covering of his strength.

Horns » Representations of, placed at the four corners of the altars

Exodus 27:2

And you will make its horns on its four corners; its horns will be {of one piece with it}, and you will overlay it [with] bronze.

Exodus 30:2

a cubit its length and a cubit its width--it will be square--and two cubits its height, its horns {of one piece with it}.

Horns » Wearing of, alluded to

Psalm 75:10

"And all [the] horns of [the] wicked I will cut off. [The] horns of [the] righteous will be lifted up."

Psalm 75:5

Do not lift up high your horn. Do [not] speak with {arrogant pride}.'"

Horns » Illustrative » Of power of ephraim, &c

Deuteronomy 33:17

[As] the firstborn of his ox, majesty {belongs to him}, and his horns [are] [the] horns of a wild ox; with them he drives people together, and they [are] the myriads of Ephraim, and they [are] the thousands of Manasseh."

Horns » Animals with, mentioned » The ram

Genesis 22:13

And Abraham lifted up his eyes and looked. And behold, a ram was caught in the thicket by his horns. And Abraham went and took the ram, and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son.

Horns » Tusks of the elephant so called

Ezekiel 27:15

The people of Dedan [were] trading [with] you, many coastlands [composed] the region of your {influence}; they brought back horns of ivory and ebony [as] your payment.

Horns » Illustrative » (raising up,) of arrogance

Psalm 75:4-5

I say to the boastful, 'Do not boast!' and to the wicked, 'Do not lift up [your] horn! Do not lift up high your horn. Do [not] speak with {arrogant pride}.'"

Horns » Animals with, mentioned » Oxen

Psalm 69:31

For Yahweh it will be better than an ox [or] bull, horned [and] hoofed.

Horns » Weapons » Heads » Of animals

Daniel 7:20

and concerning the horns that [were] on its head, and [concerning] [the] other [horn] that came up and {before which three horns fell}, and this horn {had eyes} and mouth speaking {boastfully}, and its appearance [was] larger than its companions.

Horns » Animals with, mentioned » The goat

Daniel 8:5

And I was considering [this], and look, a he-goat coming from the west across the face of the whole earth, and [it] was not touching the ground; and the he-goat [had] {a conspicuous horn} between its eyes.

Horns » Illustrative » (bringing down,) of degradation

Job 16:15

"I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, and I have inserted {my pride} in the dust.

Oil » Kept in » Horns

1 Kings 1:39

Then Zadok the priest took the horn of oil from the tent, and he anointed Solomon. They blew on the trumpet, and all the people said, "Long live King Solomon!"

Topics on Horns

Four Horns

2;27;2

And you will make its horns on its four corners; its horns will be {of one piece with it}, and you will overlay it [with] bronze.

Horns Broken

19;75;10

"And all [the] horns of [the] wicked I will cut off. [The] horns of [the] righteous will be lifted up."

Horns In Allegory

27;7;8

I was considering the horns, and look, another little horn came up {among} them, and three of the earlier horns {were rooted out} from before it, and there were eyes like the eyes of human in this horn and [also] a mouth [that was] speaking boastfully.

Horns Of Animals

38;1;18

And I {looked up} and I saw, and look, [there were] four horns!

Horns Victorious

4;23;22

God, who brings them out from Egypt, [is] like the strength of a wild ox for them.

Horns Weakened

26;34;21

because with [your] flank and with [your] shoulder you shoved, and with your horns you pushed all of the sick [animals] {until} you scattered it to the outside.