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36 Bible Verses about Lightning

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Exodus 9:23-24

And Moses stretched out his staff to the heavens, and Yahweh gave thunder and hail, and fire went [to the] earth, and Yahweh caused hail to rain on the land of Egypt. And there was hail, and fire [was] flashing back and forth in the midst of the very severe hail, the like of which was not in all the land of Egypt since it had become a nation.

Job 36:30-33

Look, he scatters his lightning around him, and he covers the roots of the sea. Indeed, he judges people by them; he gives food {in abundance}. He covers [his] hands [with] lightning, and he commands it the place at [which] to strike.read more.
His thundering tells about him; [the] livestock also [tell] {concerning what rises}.

2 Samuel 22:13

From the brightness before him flamed burning coals of fire.

Job 37:3

He lets it loose under all the heavens, and his lightning to the earth's corners.

Job 38:24

Where then [is] the way [where] [the] light is distributed, [where] he scatters [the] east wind upon [the] earth?

Psalm 78:48

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

Psalm 105:32

He gave hail for their rains [and the] fire of lightning in their land.

Psalm 97:4

His lightnings light [the] world; the earth sees and trembles.

Psalm 135:7

[He] causes clouds to rise from the edge of the earth; he makes lightnings for the rain; [he] brings out [the] wind from his storehouses.

Psalm 144:6

Flash forth lightning and scatter them; dispatch your arrows and rout them.

Jeremiah 10:12-13

[He is] the maker of [the] earth by his power, [who] created the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding he stretched out heaven. {When he utters his voice} [there is] a noise of water in the heavens, and he causes [the] mist to rise from [the] ends of the earth. He makes lightning for the rain, and he causes [the] wind to go out from his storehouses.

Revelation 16:18

And there were lightnings and sounds and thunders, and there was a great earthquake, as has not happened from the [time] humanity has been on the earth--so great in this way [was] the earthquake.

Luke 9:29

And as he was praying, the appearance of his face became different, and his clothing [became] white, gleaming like lightning.

Ezekiel 21:10

It is sharpened to slaughter a slaughter, {polished to flash like lightning}! Or will we rejoice? A rod, my son, [is] despising every tree.

Daniel 10:6

Now his body [was] like turquoise, and his face [was] like [the] appearance of lightning, and his eyes [were] like torches of fire, and his arms and his legs [were] like [the] gleam of polished bronze, and the sound of his words [was] like [the] sound of a multitude.

Habakkuk 3:11

Sun [and] moon stood still in [their] place; at the light of your arrows they moved about; at the gleam of the flashing of your spear.

Zechariah 9:14

Then Yahweh will appear over them, and his arrow will go forth like lightning; and my Lord Yahweh will blow the trumpet, and he shall go out in the storm winds of [the] south.

Luke 24:4

And it happened that while they were perplexed about this, behold, two men in gleaming clothing stood near them.

Job 1:16

While this one was still speaking, {another} came and said, "The fire of God fell from the heavens, and it blazed up against the sheep and goats and against the servants, and it consumed them. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."

2 Kings 1:10-12

Then Elijah answered and said to the commander of the fifty, "If I [am] a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty!" Then fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty. So he {again sent} another commander of fifty and his fifty [men]. He answered and said to him, " man of God, thus says the king, 'Come down quickly!'" Then Elijah answered and said to them, "If I [am] a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty!" Then the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.

Luke 9:54

Now [when] the disciples James and John saw [it], they said, "Lord, do you want us to call fire to come down from heaven and consume them?"

Revelation 20:9

And they went up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the fortified camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and consumed them.

Exodus 19:16

{And} on the third day, when it was morning, there was thunder and lightning, and a heavy cloud over the mountain and a very loud ram's horn sound, and all the people who [were] in the camp trembled.

Revelation 4:5

And from the throne came out lightnings and sounds and thunders, and seven torches of fire [were] burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.

Exodus 20:18

And all the people [were] seeing the thunder and the lightning and the sound of the ram's horn and the mountain smoking, and the people saw, and they trembled, and they stood at a distance.

Ezekiel 1:4

And I looked, and look! A storm wind [was] coming from the north, a great cloud, and fire flashing back and forth, and brightness around [and] {within it}, and from its midst [it was] like [the] outward appearance of amber stone from the midst of the fire.

Revelation 8:5

And the angel took the censer and filled it with the fire from the altar and threw [it] to the earth, and there were thunders and sounds and lightnings and an earthquake.

Luke 17:24

For just as the lightning shines forth, flashing from [one place] under heaven to [another place] under heaven, so the Son of Man will be in his day.

Nahum 2:4

The chariots race madly through the streets; they rush back and forth in the public squares. Their appearance like lightning bolts, they dart about like flashes of lightning.

Job 38:35

Can you send forth lightnings, that they may go? And will they say to you, 'Here we are'?

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2 Samuel 22:15

He sent arrows and he scattered them, lightning, and he directed them.

Psalm 18:14

And he shot his arrows and scattered them, and many lightning bolts and routed them.

Exodus 19:16

{And} on the third day, when it was morning, there was thunder and lightning, and a heavy cloud over the mountain and a very loud ram's horn sound, and all the people who [were] in the camp trembled.

Revelation 4:5

And from the throne came out lightnings and sounds and thunders, and seven torches of fire [were] burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.

Exodus 20:18

And all the people [were] seeing the thunder and the lightning and the sound of the ram's horn and the mountain smoking, and the people saw, and they trembled, and they stood at a distance.

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Isaiah 30:30

And Yahweh will cause the majesty of his voice to be heard, and he will cause the descent of his arm to be seen, in furious anger and a flame of devouring fire, [with] a cloudburst and a rainstorm and stones of hail.