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36 Bible Verses about Lightning

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Exodus 9:23-24

And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven, and the LORD raised his voice and it hailed, and the fire ran along upon the ground; and the LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt. So there was hail and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became inhabited.

Job 36:30-33

Behold, he spreads his light upon it and covers the roots of the sea. For by them he judges the peoples; he gives food to the multitude. With the clouds he covers the light and commands them to come against the light.read more.
The one gives news of the other; the one acquires wrath against the one that comes.

2 Samuel 22:13

From the brightness of his presence, coals of fire were kindled.

Job 37:3

He shall place it straight under the whole of the heavens, and his light shall extend unto the ends of the earth.

Job 38:24

By what way is the light divided; from where is the east wind scattered upon the earth?

Psalm 78:48

He gave up their cattle also to the hail and their flocks to thunderbolts of fire.

Psalm 105:32

He turned their rain into hail, into flaming fire in their land.

Psalm 97:4

His lightnings enlightened the world; the earth saw and trembled.

Psalm 135:7

He who causes the clouds to ascend from the ends of the earth, made the lightnings in the rain; he who brings the winds out of his treasuries.

Psalm 144:6

Cast forth lightning and scatter them; shoot out thine arrows and destroy them.

Jeremiah 10:12-13

He that makes the earth by his power, he that orders the world with his wisdom and extends the heavens with his intelligence: at his voice, there is given a multitude of waters in the heavens, and he causes the clouds to ascend from the ends of the earth; he makes the lightnings with the rain and brings forth the wind out of his treasures.

Revelation 16:18

Then there were voices and thunders and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as has never been since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.

Ezekiel 21:10

it is sharpened to slay victims; it is furbished that it may glitter; should we then make mirth? it despises the rod of my son, as every tree.

Daniel 10:6

his body was like the stone of Tarsis turquoise, and his face as a bolt of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to brilliant brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of an army.

Habakkuk 3:11

The sun and the moon stood still in their habitation: at the light of thine arrows they went and at the shining of thy 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 shall blow the shofar and shall go forth as the whirlwinds of the south.

Luke 24:4

And it came to pass as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments;

Job 1:16

While he was yet speaking, another came who said, The fire of God is fallen from heaven and has burned up the sheep and the servants and consumed them; and I alone have escaped to tell thee.

2 Kings 1:10-12

And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I am a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And fire came down from heaven, that consumed him and his fifty. Again also he sent unto him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he answered and said unto him, O man of God, thus hath the king said, Come down quickly. And Elijah answered and said unto them, If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume thee and thy 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 saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven and consume them, even as Elijah did?

Revelation 20:9

And they went up on the breadth of the earth and compassed the camp of the saints about and the beloved city; and fire came down from God out of heaven and devoured them.

Exodus 19:16

And it came to pass on the third day when the morning came, that there were thunders and lightnings and a thick cloud upon the mount and the voice of the shofar exceeding loud, so that all the people that were in the camp trembled.

Revelation 4:5

And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices; and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.

Exodus 20:18

And all the people saw the thunderings and the lightnings and the noise of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood afar off.

Ezekiel 1:4

And I looked, and, behold, a whirlwind came out of the north, and a great cloud, and a fire enfolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour of amber, out of the midst of the fire.

Revelation 8:5

And the angel took the censer and filled it with fire of the altar and cast it into the earth; and there were voices and thunderings and lightnings and an earthquake.

Revelation 11:19

And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and the ark of his testament was seen in his temple: and there were lightnings and voices and thunderings and earthquakes and great hail.

Luke 17:24

For as the lightning, which shines from the region under heaven, shines in that which is under heaven; so also shall the Son of man be in his day.

Hosea 6:5

Therefore I have hewed them by the prophets; I have slain them by the words of my mouth: that thy righteousness be as the light that goes forth.

Nahum 2:4

The chariots shall rage in the streets; they shall flow through the streets, their faces like torches; they shall run like the lightnings.

Job 38:35

Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go and say unto thee, Here we are?

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2 Samuel 22:15

he sent out arrows and scattered them; he sent forth lightning, and consumed them.

Psalm 18:14

He sent out his arrows and scattered them; he shot out lightnings and destroyed them.

Exodus 19:16

And it came to pass on the third day when the morning came, that there were thunders and lightnings and a thick cloud upon the mount and the voice of the shofar exceeding loud, so that all the people that were in the camp trembled.

Revelation 4:5

And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices; and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.

Exodus 20:18

And all the people saw the thunderings and the lightnings and the noise of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood afar off.

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Isaiah 30:30

And the LORD shall cause the power of his voice to be heard and shall cause the lighting down of his arm to be seen, with the indignation of his countenance and with the flame of a devouring fire, with scattering and tempest and hailstones.