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Theasaurus: Lightning

35 Bible Verses about Lightning

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Exodus 9:23-24

So Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, and the Lord sent thunder and hail. Lightning struck the earth, and the Lord rained hail on the land of Egypt. The hail, with lightning flashing through it, was so severe that nothing like it had occurred in the land of Egypt since it had become a nation.

Job 36:30-33

See how He spreads His lightning around Him
and covers the depths of the sea. For He judges the nations with these;
He gives food in abundance. He covers His hands with lightning
and commands it to hit its mark.read more.
The thunder declares His presence;
the cattle also, the approaching storm.

2 Samuel 22:13

From the radiance of His presence,
flaming coals were ignited.

Job 37:3

He lets it loose beneath the entire sky;
His lightning to the ends of the earth.

Job 38:24

What road leads to the place where light is dispersed?
Where is the source of the east wind that spreads across the earth?

Psalm 78:48

He handed over their livestock to hail
and their cattle to lightning bolts.

Psalm 105:32

He gave them hail for rain,
and lightning throughout their land.

Psalm 97:4

His lightning lights up the world;
the earth sees and trembles.

Psalm 135:7

He causes the clouds to rise from the ends of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain
and brings the wind from His storehouses.

Psalm 144:6

Flash Your lightning and scatter the foe;
shoot Your arrows and rout them.

Jeremiah 10:12-13

He made the earth by His power,
established the world by His wisdom,
and spread out the heavens by His understanding. When He thunders,
the waters in the heavens are in turmoil,
and He causes the clouds to rise
from the ends of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain
and brings the wind from His storehouses.

Revelation 16:18

There were flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder. And a severe earthquake occurred like no other since man has been on the earth—so great was the quake.

Ezekiel 21:10

It is sharpened for slaughter,
polished to flash like lightning!
Should we rejoice?
The scepter of My son,
the sword despises every tree.

Daniel 10:6

His body was like topaz, his face like the brilliance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and feet like the gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.

Habakkuk 3:11

Sun and moon stand still in their lofty residence,
at the flash of Your flying arrows,
at the brightness of Your shining spear.

Zechariah 9:14

Then the Lord will appear over them,
and His arrow will fly like lightning.
The Lord God will sound the trumpet
and advance with the southern storms.

Luke 24:4

While they were perplexed about this, suddenly two men stood by them in dazzling clothes.

Job 1:16

He was still speaking when another messenger came and reported: “A lightning storm struck from heaven. It burned up the sheep and the servants and devoured them, and I alone have escaped to tell you!”

2 Kings 1:10-12

Elijah responded to the captain of the 50, “If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your 50 men.” Then fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his 50 men. So the king sent another captain of 50 with his 50 men to Elijah. He took in the situation and announced, “Man of God, this is what the king says: ‘Come down immediately!’” Elijah responded, “If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your 50 men.” So a divine fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his 50 men.

Luke 9:54

When the disciples James and John saw this, they said, “Lord, do You want us to call down fire from heaven to consume them?”

Revelation 20:9

They came up over the surface of the earth and surrounded the encampment of the saints, the beloved city. Then fire came down from heaven and consumed them.

Exodus 19:16

On the third day, when morning came, there was thunder and lightning, a thick cloud on the mountain, and a loud trumpet sound, so that all the people in the camp shuddered.

Revelation 4:5

Flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder came from the throne. Seven fiery torches were burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.

Exodus 20:18

All the people witnessed the thunder and lightning, the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain surrounded by smoke. When the people saw it they trembled and stood at a distance.

Ezekiel 1:4

I looked and there was a whirlwind coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing back and forth and brilliant light all around it. In the center of the fire, there was a gleam like amber.

Revelation 8:5

The angel took the incense burner, filled it with fire from the altar, and hurled it to the earth; there were rumblings of thunder, flashes of lightning, and an earthquake.

Revelation 11:19

God’s sanctuary in heaven was opened, and the ark of His covenant appeared in His sanctuary. There were flashes of lightning, rumblings of thunder, an earthquake, and severe hail.

Luke 17:24

For as the lightning flashes from horizon to horizon and lights up the sky, so the Son of Man will be in His day.

Hosea 6:5

This is why I have used the prophets
to cut them down;
I have killed them with the words of My mouth.
My judgment strikes like lightning.

Nahum 2:4

The chariots dash madly through the streets;
they rush around in the plazas.
They look like torches;
they dart back and forth like lightning.

Job 38:35

Can you send out lightning bolts, and they go?
Do they report to you: “Here we are”?

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2 Samuel 22:15

He shot arrows and scattered them;
He hurled lightning bolts and routed them.

Psalm 18:14

He shot His arrows and scattered them;
He hurled lightning bolts and routed them.

Exodus 19:16

On the third day, when morning came, there was thunder and lightning, a thick cloud on the mountain, and a loud trumpet sound, so that all the people in the camp shuddered.

Revelation 4:5

Flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder came from the throne. Seven fiery torches were burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.

Exodus 20:18

All the people witnessed the thunder and lightning, the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain surrounded by smoke. When the people saw it they trembled and stood at a distance.

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