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35 Bible Verses about Lightning

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Exodus 9:23-24

Then Moses stretched forth his rod toward the heavens, and the Lord sent thunder and hail, and fire (lightning) ran down to and along the ground, and the Lord rained hail upon the land of Egypt. So there was hail and fire flashing continually in the midst of the weighty hail, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

Job 36:30-33

Behold, He spreads His lightning against the dark clouds and covers the roots of the sea. For by [His clouds] God executes judgment upon the peoples; He gives food in abundance. He covers His hands with the lightning and commands it to strike the mark.read more.
His thunderings speak [awesomely] concerning Him; the cattle are told of His coming storm.

2 Samuel 22:13

Out of the brightness before Him coals of fire flamed forth.

Job 37:3

Under the whole heaven He lets it loose, and His lightning to the ends of the earth.

Job 38:24

By what way is the light distributed, or the east wind spread over the earth?

Psalm 78:48

He [caused them to shut up their cattle or] gave them up also to the hail and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

Psalm 105:32

He gave them hail for rain, with lightning like flaming fire in their land.

Psalm 97:4

His lightnings illumine the world; the earth sees and trembles.

Psalm 135:7

Who causes the vapors to arise from the ends of the earth, Who makes lightnings for the rain, Who brings the wind out of His storehouses;

Psalm 144:6

Cast forth lightning and scatter [my enemies]; send out Your arrows and embarrass and frustrate them.

Jeremiah 10:12-13

God made the earth by His power; He established the world by His wisdom and by His understanding and skill stretched out the heavens. When He utters His voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, and He causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth. He makes lightnings for the rain and brings forth the wind out from His treasuries and from His storehouses.

Revelation 16:18

And there followed lightning flashes, loud rumblings, peals of thunder, and a tremendous earthquake; nothing like it has ever occurred since men dwelt on the earth, so severe and far-reaching was that earthquake.

Luke 9:29

And as He was praying, the appearance of His countenance became altered (different), and His raiment became dazzling white [ flashing with the brilliance of lightning].

Ezekiel 21:10

It [the sword of Babylon] is sharpened that it may make a slaughter, polished that it may flash and glitter like lightning! Shall we then rejoice and make mirth [when such a calamity is impending]? But the rod or scepter of My son [Judah] rejects and views with contempt every tree [that is, since God's promise long ago to Judah is certain, he believes Judah's scepter must remain no matter what power arises against it]!

Daniel 10:6

His body also was [a golden luster] like beryl, his face had the appearance of lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and his feet like glowing burnished bronze, and the sound of his words was like the noise of a multitude [of people or the roaring of the sea].

Habakkuk 3:11

The sun and moon stood back [as before Joshua] in their habitation at the light of Your arrows as they sped, at the flash of Your glittering spear.

Zechariah 9:14

And the Lord shall be seen over them and His arrow shall go forth as the lightning, and the Lord God will blow the trumpet and will go forth in the windstorms of the south.

Luke 24:4

And while they were perplexed and wondering what to do about this, behold, two men in dazzling raiment suddenly stood beside them.

Job 1:16

While he was yet speaking, there came also another and said, The fire of God (lightning) has fallen from the heavens and has burned up the sheep and the servants and consumed them, and I alone have escaped to tell you.

2 Kings 1:10-12

Elijah said to the captain of fifty, If I am a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty. And fire fell from heaven and consumed him and his fifty. Again King [Ahaziah] sent to him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he said to Elijah, Man of God, the king has said, Come down quickly! And Elijah answered, If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.

Luke 9:54

And when His disciples James and John observed this, they said, Lord, do You wish us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them, even as Elijah did?

Revelation 20:9

And they swarmed up over the broad plain of the earth and encircled the fortress (camp) of God's people (the saints) and the beloved city; but fire descended from heaven and consumed them.

Exodus 19:16

The third morning there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast, so that all the people in the camp trembled.

Revelation 4:5

Out from the throne came flashes of lightning and rumblings and peals of thunder, and in front of the throne seven blazing torches burned, which are the seven Spirits of God [ the sevenfold Holy Spirit];

Exodus 20:18

Now all the people perceived the thunderings and the lightnings and the noise of the trumpet and the smoking mountain, and as [they] looked they trembled with fear and fell back and stood afar off.

Ezekiel 1:4

As I looked, behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, and a great cloud with a fire enveloping it and flashing continually; a brightness was about it and out of the midst of it there seemed to glow amber metal, out of the midst of the fire.

Revelation 8:5

So the angel took the censer and filled it with fire from the altar and cast it upon the earth. Then there followed peals of thunder and loud rumblings and blasts and noises, and flashes of lightning and an earthquake.

Revelation 11:19

Then the sanctuary of God in heaven was thrown open, and the ark of His covenant was seen standing inside in His sanctuary; and there were flashes of lightning, loud rumblings (blasts, mutterings), peals of thunder, an earthquake, and a terrific hailstorm.

Luke 17:24

For like the lightning, that flashes and lights up the sky from one end to the other, so will the Son of Man be in His [own] day.

Hosea 6:5

Therefore have I hewn down and smitten them by means of the prophets; I have slain them by the words of My mouth; My judgments [pronounced upon them by you prophets] are like the light that goes forth.

Nahum 2:4

The chariots rage in confusion in the streets; they run to and fro [in wild terror] in the broad ways. They flash with steel [making them appear like torches]; they rush [in various directions] like forked lightnings.

Job 38:35

Can you send lightnings, that they may go and say to you, Here we are?

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2 Samuel 22:15

He sent out arrows and scattered them; lightning confused and troubled them.

Psalm 18:14

And He sent out His arrows and scattered them; and He flashed forth lightnings and put them to rout.

Exodus 19:16

The third morning there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast, so that all the people in the camp trembled.

Revelation 4:5

Out from the throne came flashes of lightning and rumblings and peals of thunder, and in front of the throne seven blazing torches burned, which are the seven Spirits of God [ the sevenfold Holy Spirit];

Exodus 20:18

Now all the people perceived the thunderings and the lightnings and the noise of the trumpet and the smoking mountain, and as [they] looked they trembled with fear and fell back and stood afar off.