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35 Bible Verses about Lightning

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Exodus 9:23-24

When Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, the LORD sent thunder and hail, and lightning struck the earth. The LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt. There was very heavy hail, and lightning was flashing continuously in the midst of the hail. There had not been anything like it in the land of Egypt since it had become a nation.

Job 36:30-33

He scatters his lightning above it, and covers the bottom of the sea. He uses them to judge some people and give food to many. His hands are covered with lightning that he commands to strike his designated target.read more.
His thunder declares his presence; and tells the animals what is coming."

2 Samuel 22:13

From the shining light that was his presence coals of fire blazed into flame!

Job 37:3

He releases his lightning throughout the sky, to the ends of the earth.

Job 38:24

Where is the lightning diffused or the east wind scattered around the earth?

Psalm 78:48

He delivered their beasts to hail and their livestock to lightning bolts.

Psalm 105:32

He sent hail instead of rain, and lightning throughout their land.

Psalm 97:4

His lightning bolts light the world; the earth sees and shakes.

Psalm 135:7

He makes the clouds rise from the ends of the earth, fashioning lightning for the rain, bringing the wind from his storehouses.

Psalm 144:6

Send forth lightning and scatter the enemy, shoot your arrows and confuse them.

Jeremiah 10:12-13

The LORD is the one who made the world by his power, who established the earth by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding. When his voice sounds there is thunder from the waters of heaven, and he makes clouds rise up from the ends of the earth. He makes lightning for the rain and brings wind out of his storehouses.

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.

Ezekiel 21:10

It's being sharpened for slaughter, and being polished to gleam like lightning.' "We shouldn't be rejoicing, should we, while my Son's scepter, the sword, is despising every tree?

Daniel 10:6

His body was like beryl, his face flashed like lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and legs were like polished bronze, and his speech roared like that of a crowd.

Habakkuk 3:11

The sun and moon stand still in their orbits; at the glint of your arrows they speed along, even at the gleam of your flashing spear.

Zechariah 9:14

The LORD will appear over them his arrow will shoot like lightning. The Lord GOD will blow the trumpet, and go out with the southern windstorm.

Luke 24:4

While they were puzzling over this, two men in dazzling robes suddenly stood beside them.

Job 1:16

While this messenger was still speaking, another came and announced, "A lightning storm struck and incinerated the flock and the servants while they were eating. I alone escaped to tell you!"

2 Kings 1:10-12

Elijah responded to the leader who was in charge of the 50 soldiers, "So I'm a man of God, am I? If so, may fire fall from heaven and devour you and your 50 soldiers"" Just then, fire fell from heaven and devoured that leader and his 50 soldiers. Later the king tried again he sent another company of 50 soldiers, along with their leader, who ordered Elijah, "Hey, man of God! This is what the king orders: "Come down!'" Elijah responded to the leader and to his entire company, "So I'm a man of God, am I? If so, may fire fall from heaven and devour you and your 50 soldiers"" Just then, fire fell from heaven and devoured him and his 50 soldiers.

Luke 9:54

When his disciples James and John observed this rejection, they asked, "Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them?"

Revelation 20:9

They marched over the broad expanse of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city. Fire came from God out of heaven and burned them up,

Exodus 19:16

When morning came on the third day, there was thunder and lightning, with a heavy cloud over the mountain, and the very loud sound of a ram's horn. All the people in the camp trembled.

Revelation 4:5

Flashes of lightning, noises, and peals of thunder came from the throne. Burning in front of the throne were seven flaming torches, which are the seven spirits of God.

Exodus 20:18

All the people experienced the thunder and lightning, the sound of the ram's horn, and the smoking mountain. And as the people experienced it, they trembled and stood at a distance.

Ezekiel 1:4

I was amazed to see a wind storm blow in from the north, consisting of a massive cloud and fire that was flashing back and forth, surrounded by bright light. From deep within the cloud, something was shining that appeared to have a color like bronze that had been placed in fire until it glowed.

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 11:19

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.

Luke 17:24

Because just as lightning flashes and shines from one end of the sky to the other, so will the Son of Man be in his time.

Hosea 6:5

Therefore I cut them to pieces by the prophets, killing them by the words from my mouth. The verdict against you shines like a beacon.

Nahum 2:4

Their chariots storm through the streets, jostling each other along broad avenues. They look like torches, as they dart around like lightning.

Job 38:35

Can you command the lightning, so that it goes forth and calls to you, "Look at us!'

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2 Samuel 22:15

He launched his arrows and scattered them his lightning routed them.

Psalm 18:14

He shot his arrows and scattered them; with many lightning bolts he frightened them.

Exodus 19:16

When morning came on the third day, there was thunder and lightning, with a heavy cloud over the mountain, and the very loud sound of a ram's horn. All the people in the camp trembled.

Revelation 4:5

Flashes of lightning, noises, and peals of thunder came from the throne. Burning in front of the throne were seven flaming torches, which are the seven spirits of God.

Exodus 20:18

All the people experienced the thunder and lightning, the sound of the ram's horn, and the smoking mountain. And as the people experienced it, they trembled and stood at a distance.

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