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Psalm 125:2

As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people from this time forth and forever.

Psalm 11:1

In the Lord I take refuge [and put my trust]; how can you say to me, Flee like a bird to your mountain?

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were brought forth or ever You had formed and given birth to the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting You are God.

Isaiah 54:10

For though the mountains should depart and the hills be shaken or removed, yet My love and kindness shall not depart from you, nor shall My covenant of peace and completeness be removed, says the Lord, Who has compassion on you.

Judges 5:5

The mountains quaked at the presence of the Lord, yes, yonder Sinai at the presence of the Lord, the God of Israel.

Exodus 19:16-19

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. Then Moses brought the people from the camp to meet God, and they stood at the foot of the mountain. Mount Sinai was wrapped in smoke, for the Lord descended upon it in fire; its smoke ascended like that of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked greatly.read more.
As the trumpet blast grew louder and louder, Moses spoke and God answered him with a voice.

Psalm 97:5

The hills melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

Isaiah 64:1

Oh, that You would rend the heavens and that You would come down, that the mountains might quake and flow down at Your presence -- "

Micah 1:3-4

For behold, the Lord comes forth out of His place and will come down and tread upon the high places of the earth. And the mountains shall melt under Him and the valleys shall be cleft like wax before the fire, like waters poured down a steep place.

Habakkuk 3:3-6

God [approaching from Sinai] came from Teman [which represents Edom] and the Holy One from Mount Paran [in the Sinai region]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! His glory covered the heavens and the earth was full of His praise. And His brightness was like the sunlight; rays streamed from His hand, and there [in the sunlike splendor] was the hiding place of His power. Before Him went the pestilence [as in Egypt], and burning plague followed His feet [as in Sennacherib's army].read more.
He stood and measured the earth; He looked and shook the nations, and the eternal mountains were scattered and the perpetual hills bowed low. His ways are everlasting and His goings are of old.

Psalm 18:7

Then the earth quaked and rocked, the foundations also of the mountains trembled; they moved and were shaken because He was indignant and angry.

Jeremiah 4:23-26

[In a vision Jeremiah sees Judah laid waste by conquest and captivity.] I looked at the land, and behold, it was [as at the time of creation] waste and vacant (void); and at the heavens, and they had no light. I looked at the mountains, and behold, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly to and fro. I looked, and behold, there was no man, and all the birds of the air had fled.read more.
I looked, and behold, the fruitful land was a desert, and all its cities were laid waste before the Lord's presence, before His fierce anger.

Nahum 1:5-6

The mountains tremble and quake before Him and the hills melt away, and the earth is upheaved at His presence -- "yes, the world and all that dwell in it. Who can stand before His indignation? And who can stand up and endure the fierceness of His anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken asunder by Him.

Revelation 6:12-14

When He [the Lamb] broke open the sixth seal, I looked, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun grew black as sackcloth of hair, [the full disc of] the moon became like blood. And the stars of the sky dropped to the earth like a fig tree shedding its unripe fruit out of season when shaken by a strong wind. And the sky rolled up like a scroll and vanished, and every mountain and island was dislodged from its place.

Revelation 16:19-20

The mighty city was broken into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And God kept in mind mighty Babylon, to make her drain the cup of His furious wrath and indignation. And every island fled and no mountains could be found.

Exodus 34:1-3

The Lord said to Moses, Cut two tables of stone like the first, and I will write upon these tables the words that were on the first tables, which you broke. Be ready and come up in the morning to Mount Sinai, and present yourself there to Me on the top of the mountain. And no man shall come up with you, neither let any man be seen throughout all the mountain; neither let flocks or herds feed before that mountain.

1 Kings 19:11-13

And He said, Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord. And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire [a sound of gentle stillness and] a still, small voice. When Elijah heard the voice, he wrapped his face in his mantle and went out and stood in the entrance of the cave. And behold, there came a voice to him and said, What are you doing here, Elijah?

2 Peter 1:16-18

For we were not following cleverly devised stories when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah), but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty (grandeur, authority of sovereign power). For when He was invested with honor and glory from God the Father and a voice was borne to Him by the [splendid] Majestic Glory [in the bright cloud that overshadowed Him, saying], This is My beloved Son in Whom I am well pleased and delight, We [actually] heard this voice borne out of heaven, for we were together with Him on the holy mountain.

Numbers 33:47-48

And they traveled on from Almon-diblathaim and encamped in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo. And they departed from the mountains of Abarim and encamped in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho.

Genesis 8:1-5

And God [earnestly] remembered Noah and every living thing and all the animals that were with him in the ark; and God made a wind blow over the land, and the waters sank down and abated. Also the fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the gushing rain from the sky was checked, And the waters receded from the land continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had diminished.read more.
On the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat [in Armenia]. And the waters continued to diminish until the tenth month; on the first day of the tenth month the tops of the high hills were seen.

Deuteronomy 11:29

And when the Lord your God has brought you into the land which you go to possess, you shall set the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Deuteronomy 27:12-13

These [tribes] shall stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people, when you have passed over the Jordan: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph's [sons], and Benjamin. And these [tribes] shall stand on Mount Ebal to pronounce the curse [for disobedience]: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Joshua 8:30-35

Then Joshua built an altar to the Lord, the God of Israel, on Mount Ebal, As Moses the servant of the Lord commanded the Israelites, as it is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, an altar of unhewn stones, upon which no man has lifted up an iron tool; and they offered on it burnt offerings to the Lord and sacrificed peace offerings. And there, in the presence of the Israelites, [Joshua] wrote on the stones a copy of the law of Moses.read more.
And all Israel, sojourner as well as he who was born among them, with their elders, officers, and judges, stood on either side of the ark before the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, half of them in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded before that they should bless the Israelites. Afterward, Joshua read all the words of the law, the blessings and cursings, all that is written in the Book of the Law. There was not a word of all that Moses commanded which Joshua did not read before all the assembly of Israel, and the women, and little ones, and the foreigners who were living among them.

1 Chronicles 10:1-12

Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled from before them and fell slain on Mount Gilboa. And the Philistines followed close after Saul and his sons and overtook them, and the Philistines slew Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malchi-shua, the sons of Saul. And the battle raged about Saul, and the archers found and wounded him.read more.
Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, Draw your sword and thrust me through with it, lest these uncircumcised come and abuse and make sport of me. But his armor-bearer would not, for he was terrified. So Saul took his own sword and fell on it. When his armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he also fell on his sword and died. So Saul died; he and his three sons and all his house died together. And when all the men of Israel who were in the valley saw that the army had fled and that Saul and his sons were dead, they forsook their cities and fled; and the Philistines came and dwelt in them. The next day, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, they found Saul and his sons fallen on Mount Gilboa. They stripped [Saul] and took his head and his armor, and sent [them] round about in Philistia to carry the news to their idols and to the people. And they put [Saul's] armor in the house of their gods and fastened his head in the temple of Dagon. When all Jabesh-gilead heard all that the Philistines had done to Saul, All the brave men arose, took away the bodies of Saul and his sons, brought them to Jabesh, and buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh; then they fasted seven days.

1 Samuel 31:1-13

Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled before [them] and fell slain on Mount Gilboa. And the Philistines pursued Saul and his sons, and slew Jonathan and Abinadab and Malchi-shua, Saul's sons. The battle went heavily against Saul, and the archers severely wounded him.read more.
Saul said to his armor-bearer, Draw your sword and thrust me through, lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through and abuse and mock me. But his armor-bearer would not, for he was terrified. So Saul took a sword and fell upon it. When his armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he likewise fell upon his sword and died with him. So Saul, his three sons, his armor-bearer, and all his men died that day together. And when the men of Israel on the other side of the valley and beyond the Jordan saw that the Israelites had fled and that Saul and his sons were dead, they forsook the cities and fled; and the Philistines came and dwelt in them. The next day, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, they found Saul and his three sons fallen on Mount Gilboa. They cut off Saul's head and stripped off his armor and sent them round about the land of the Philistines to publish it in the house of their idols and among the people. And they put Saul's armor in the house of the Ashtaroth [the idols representing the female deities Ashtoreth and Asherah], and they fastened his body to the wall of Beth-shan. When the people of Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, All the valiant men arose and went all night, and they took the bodies of Saul and his sons from the wall of Beth-shan and came to Jabesh and cremated them there. And they took their bones and buried them under a tree at Jabesh, and fasted seven days.

2 Samuel 1:4-12

David said to him, How did it go? Tell me. He answered, The men have fled from the battle. Many have fallen and are dead; Saul and Jonathan his son are dead also. David said to the young man, How do you know Saul and Jonathan his son are dead? The young man said, By chance I happened to be on Mount Gilboa and I saw Saul leaning on his spear, and behold, the chariots and horsemen were close behind him.read more.
When he looked behind him, he saw me and called to me. I answered, Here I am. He asked me, Who are you? I answered, An Amalekite. He said to me, Rise up against me and slay me; for terrible dizziness has come upon me, yet my life is still in me [and I will be taken alive]. So I stood up against him and slew him, because I was sure he could not live after he had fallen. So I took the crown on his head and the bracelet on his arm and have brought them here to my lord. Then David grasped his own clothes and tore them; so did all the men with him. They mourned and wept for Saul and Jonathan his son, and fasted until evening for the Lord's people and the house of Israel, because of their defeat in battle.

Deuteronomy 3:8

So we took the land at that time out of the hand of the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, from the Valley of the Arnon to Mount Hermon

Joshua 11:16-17

So Joshua took all that land: the hill country, all the South, all the land of Goshen, the lowland, the Arabah [plain], the hill country of Israel and its lowland, From Mount Halak, which rises toward Seir, as far as Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon below Mount Hermon. He captured all their kings and slew them.

Psalm 42:6-7

O my God, my life is cast down upon me [and I find the burden more than I can bear]; therefore will I [earnestly] remember You from the land of the Jordan [River] and the [summits of Mount] Hermon, from the little mountain Mizar. [Roaring] deep calls to [roaring] deep at the thunder of Your waterspouts; all Your breakers and Your rolling waves have gone over me.

Psalm 89:12

The north and the south, You have created them; Mount Tabor and Mount Hermon joyously praise Your name.

Numbers 33:37-39

And they removed from Kadesh and encamped at Mount Hor, on the edge of Edom. Aaron the priest went up on Mount Hor at the command of the Lord, and died there in the fortieth year after the Israelites came out of Egypt, the first day of the fifth month. Aaron was 123 years old when he died on Mount Hor.

Numbers 20:22-29

They journeyed from Kadesh, and the Israelites, even the whole congregation, came to Mount Hor. And the Lord said to Moses and Aaron at Mount Hor, on the border of the land of Edom, Aaron shall be gathered to his people. For he shall not enter the land which I have given to the Israelites, because you both rebelled against My instructions at the waters of Meribah.read more.
Take Aaron and Eleazar his son and bring them up to Mount Hor. Strip Aaron of his vestments and put them on Eleazar his son, and Aaron shall be gathered to his people, and shall die there. And Moses did as the Lord commanded; and they went up Mount Hor in the sight of all the congregation. And Moses stripped Aaron of his [priestly] garments and put them on Eleazar his son. And Aaron died there on the mountain top; and Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain. When all the congregation saw that Aaron was dead, they wept and mourned for him thirty days, all the house of Israel.

Genesis 22:1-3

After these events, God tested and proved Abraham and said to him, Abraham! And he said, Here I am. [God] said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah; and offer him there as a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I will tell you. So Abraham rose early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and his son Isaac; and he split the wood for the burnt offering, and then began the trip to the place of which God had told him.

2 Chronicles 3:1

Then Solomon began to build the house of the Lord at Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord appeared to David his father, in the place that David had appointed, on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Deuteronomy 32:48-52

And the Lord said to Moses that same day, Get up into this mountain of the Abarim, Mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, opposite Jericho, and look at the land of Canaan which I give to the Israelites for a possession. And die on the mountain which you ascend and be gathered to your people, as Aaron your brother died on Mount Hor and was gathered to his people,read more.
Because you broke faith with Me in the midst of the Israelites at the waters of Meribah-kadesh in the Wilderness of Zin and because you did not set Me apart as holy in the midst of the Israelites. For you shall see the land opposite you at a distance, but you shall not go there, into the land which I give the Israelites.

Deuteronomy 34:1-5

And Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is opposite Jericho. And the Lord showed him all the land -- "from Gilead to Dan, And all Naphtali, and the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah to the western [Mediterranean] sea, And the South (the Negeb) and the plain, that is, the Valley of Jericho, the City of Palm Trees, as far as Zoar.read more.
And the Lord said to him, This is the land which I swore to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, saying, I will give it to your descendants. I have let you see it with your eyes, but you shall not go over there. So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, according to the word of the Lord,

Exodus 24:12

And the Lord said to Moses, Come up to Me into the mountain and be there, and I will give you tables of stone, with the law and the commandments which I have written that you may teach them.

Nehemiah 9:13-14

You came down also upon Mount Sinai and spoke with them from Heaven and gave them right ordinances and true laws, good statutes and commandments. And You made known to them Your holy Sabbath and gave them commandments, statutes, and a law through Moses Your servant.

Judges 4:12-16

When it was told Sisera that Barak son of Abinoam had gone up to Mount Tabor, Sisera gathered together all his chariots, even 900 chariots of iron, and all the men who were with him from Harosheth-hagoiim to the river Kishon. And Deborah said to Barak, Up! For this is the day when the Lord has given Sisera into your hand. Is not the Lord gone out before you? So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.read more.
And the Lord confused and terrified Sisera and all his chariot drivers and all his army before Barak with the sword. And Sisera alighted from his chariot and fled on foot. But Barak pursued after the chariots and the army to Harosheth-hagoiim, and all the army of Sisera fell by the sword; not a man was left.

Matthew 4:8-9

Again, the devil took Him up on a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory (the splendor, magnificence, preeminence, and excellence) of them. And he said to Him, These things, all taken together, I will give You, if You will prostrate Yourself before me and do homage and worship me.

Luke 4:5-7

Then the devil took Him up to a high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the habitable world in a moment of time [ in the twinkling of an eye]. And he said to Him, To You I will give all this power and authority and their glory (all their magnificence, excellence, preeminence, dignity, and grace), for it has been turned over to me, and I give it to whomever I will. Therefore if You will do homage to and worship me [ just once], it shall all be Yours.

Matthew 5:1-2

Seeing the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and when He was seated, His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying:

Matthew 17:1-8

And six days after this, Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up on a high mountain by themselves. And His appearance underwent a change in their presence; and His face shone clear and bright like the sun, and His clothing became as white as light. And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, who kept talking with Him.read more.
Then Peter began to speak and said to Jesus, Lord, it is good and delightful that we are here; if You approve, I will put up three booths here -- "one for You and one for Moses and one for Elijah. While he was still speaking, behold, a shining cloud [ composed of light] overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, This is My Son, My Beloved, with Whom I am [and have always been] delighted. Listen to Him! When the disciples heard it, they fell on their faces and were seized with alarm and struck with fear. But Jesus came and touched them and said, Get up, and do not be afraid. And when they raised their eyes, they saw no one but Jesus only.

Mark 9:2-8

Six days after this, Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John and led them up on a high mountain apart by themselves. And He was transfigured before them and became resplendent with divine brightness. And His garments became glistening, intensely white, as no fuller (cloth dresser, launderer) on earth could bleach them. And Elijah appeared [there] to them, accompanied by Moses, and they were holding [a protracted] conversation with Jesus.read more.
And Peter took up the conversation, saying, Master, it is good and suitable and beautiful for us to be here. Let us make three booths (tents) -- "one for You and one for Moses and one for Elijah. For he did not [really] know what to say, for they were in a violent fright ( aghast with dread). And a cloud threw a shadow upon them, and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, This is My Son, the [ most dearworthy] Beloved One. Be constantly listening to and obeying Him! And looking around, they suddenly no longer saw anyone with them except Jesus only.

Luke 9:28-36

Now about eight days after these teachings, Jesus took with Him Peter and John and James and went up on the mountain to pray. 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]. And behold, two men were conversing with Him -- "Moses and Elijah,read more.
Who appeared in splendor and majesty and brightness and were speaking of His exit [from life], which He was about to bring to realization at Jerusalem. Now Peter and those with him were weighed down with sleep, but when they fully awoke, they saw His glory (splendor and majesty and brightness) and the two men who stood with Him. And it occurred as the men were parting from Him that Peter said to Jesus, Master, it is delightful and good that we are here; and let us construct three booths or huts -- "one for You and one for Moses and one for Elijah! not noticing or knowing what he was saying. But even as he was saying this, a cloud came and began to overshadow them, and they were seized with alarm and struck with fear as they entered into the cloud. Then there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is My Son, My Chosen One or My Beloved; listen to and yield to and obey Him! And when the voice had died away, Jesus was found there alone. And they kept still, and told no one at that time any of these things that they had seen.

Matthew 24:3

While He was seated on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately and said, Tell us, when will this take place, and what will be the sign of Your coming and of the end (the completion, the consummation) of the age?

Mark 13:3-4

And as He sat on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple [ enclosure], Peter and James and John and Andrew asked Him privately, Tell us when is this to take place and what will be the sign when these things, all [of them], are about to be accomplished?

Nahum 1:5

The mountains tremble and quake before Him and the hills melt away, and the earth is upheaved at His presence -- "yes, the world and all that dwell in it.

Psalm 95:4

In His hand are the deep places of the earth; the heights and strength of the hills are His also.

From Thematic Bible


Aphekah » A city » Mountains » Judah

Joshua 15:53

Janim, Beth-tappuah, Aphekah,

Beasts » Found in » Mountains

Song of Songs 4:8

Come away with me from Lebanon, my [promised] bride, come with me from Lebanon. Depart from the top of Amana, from the peak of Senir and Hermon, from the lions' dens, from the mountains of the leopards.

Bether » Mountains

Song of Songs 2:17

[Then, longingly addressing her absent shepherd, she cried] Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away, return hastily, O my beloved, and be like a gazelle or a young hart as you cover the mountains [which separate us].

Birds » Inhabit » Mountains

Psalm 50:11

I know and am acquainted with all the birds of the mountains, and the wild animals of the field are Mine and are with Me, in My mind.

Dannah » A city » Mountains » Judah

Joshua 15:49

Dannah, Kiriath-sannah (that is, Debir),

Gedor » A city » Mountains » Judah

Joshua 15:58

Halhul, Beth-zur, Gedor,

Lions » Inhabits » Mountains

Song of Songs 4:8

Come away with me from Lebanon, my [promised] bride, come with me from Lebanon. Depart from the top of Amana, from the peak of Senir and Hermon, from the lions' dens, from the mountains of the leopards.

Mountains » Names of » Horeb, sinai or mount of God

1 Kings 8:9

There was nothing in the ark except the two tables of stone which Moses put there at Horeb, where the Lord made a covenant with the Israelites when they came out of the land of Egypt.

2 Chronicles 5:10

There was nothing in the ark except the two tables [the Ten Commandments] which Moses put in it at Mount Horeb, when the Lord made a covenant with the Israelites when they came out of Egypt.

Psalm 106:19

They made a calf in Horeb and worshiped a molten image.

1 Kings 19:8

So he arose and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and nights to Horeb, the mount of God.

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the back or west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb or Sinai, the mountain of God.

Mountains » Names of » Sinai, upon which moses received the decalogue

Acts 7:38

This is he who in the assembly in the wilderness (desert) was the go-between for the Angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai and our forefathers, and he received living oracles (words that still live) to be handed down to us.

Exodus 24:16

The glory of the Lord rested on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days. On the seventh day [God] called to Moses out of the midst of the cloud.

Exodus 16:1

They set out from Elim, and all the congregation of Israel came to the Wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they left the land of Egypt.

Exodus 19:11

And be ready by the third day, for the third day the Lord will come down upon Mount Sinai [in the cloud] in the sight of all the people.

Mountains » Names of » Carmel, on the seacoast of palestine

2 Kings 19:23

By your messengers you have mocked, reproached, insulted, and defied the Lord, and have said, With my many chariots I have gone up to the heights of the mountains, to the far recesses of Lebanon. I cut down its tall cedar trees and its choicest cypress trees. I entered its most distant retreat, its densest forest.

Jeremiah 50:19

And I will bring Israel [home] again to his fold and pasturage, and he will feed on Carmel and Bashan [in the most fertile districts both west and east], and his soul will be satisfied upon the hills of Ephraim and Gilead.

Isaiah 33:9

The land mourns and languishes, Lebanon is confounded and [its luxuriant verdure] withers away; Sharon [a fertile pasture region south of Mount Carmel] is like a desert, and Bashan [a broad, fertile plateau east of the Jordan River] and [Mount] Carmel shake off their leaves.

Jeremiah 46:18

As I live, says the King, Whose name is the Lord of hosts, surely like Tabor among the mountains and like Carmel by the sea, so shall he [the king of Babylon, standing out above other rulers] come.

Amos 1:2

And he said, The Lord roars out of Zion and utters His voice from Jerusalem; then the pastures of the shepherds mourn and the top of [Mount] Carmel dries up.

Mountains » Names of » Pisgah, in moab, from whence moses viewed the promised land

Numbers 23:14

So he took Balaam into the field of Zophim to the top of [Mount] Pisgah, and built seven altars, and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.

Deuteronomy 4:49

And all the Arabah (lowlands) beyond the Jordan eastward, as far as the Sea of the Arabah [the Dead Sea], under the slopes and springs of Pisgah.

Joshua 12:3

And the Arabah to the Sea of Chinneroth eastward, and in the direction of Beth-jeshimoth, to the Sea of the Arabah, the Salt [or Dead] Sea, southward to the foot of the slopes of Pisgah.

Deuteronomy 34:1

And Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is opposite Jericho. And the Lord showed him all the land -- "from Gilead to Dan,

Numbers 21:20

And from Bamoth to the valley that is in the field of Moab, to the top of Pisgah which looks down upon Jeshimon and the desert.

More verses: Deuteronomy 3:27

Mountains » Names of » Ephraim, in central palestine

Judges 7:24

And Gideon sent messengers throughout all the hill country of Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites and take all the intervening fords as far as Beth-barah and also the Jordan. So all the men of Ephraim were gathered together and took all the fords as far as Beth-barah and also the Jordan.

Judges 4:5

She sat under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites came up to her for judgment.

2 Kings 5:22

And he said, All is well. My master has sent me to say, There have just come to me from the hill country of Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets. I pray you, give them a talent of silver and two changes of garments.

1 Kings 12:25

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. He went out from there and built Penuel.

Judges 2:9

And they buried him within the boundary of his inheritance in Timnath-heres in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.

More verses: Joshua 17:15 Judges 18:13

Mountains » Names of » Moriah, in jerusalem, where the temple was built and where it is supposed abraham offered up isaac

2 Chronicles 3:1

Then Solomon began to build the house of the Lord at Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord appeared to David his father, in the place that David had appointed, on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Genesis 22:2

[God] said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah; and offer him there as a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I will tell you.

2 Samuel 24:18

Then Gad came to David and said, Go up, rear an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

1 Chronicles 21:18

Then the angel of the Lord commanded Gad to say to David that David should go up and set up an altar to the Lord in the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

1 Chronicles 22:1

Then David said, Here shall be the house of the Lord God, and here the altar of the burnt offering for Israel.

Mountains » Names of » Zion, or sion

Hebrews 12:22

But rather, you have come to Mount Zion, even to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to countless multitudes of angels in festal gathering,

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless, David took the stronghold of Zion, that is, the City of David.

1 Kings 8:1

Then Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the chiefs of the fathers' houses of the Israelites, before the king in Jerusalem, to bring up the ark of the covenant of the Lord out of Zion, the City of David.

More verses: Psalm 87:2

Mountains » Names of » Tabor

Judges 4:6

And she sent and called Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, Has not the Lord, the God of Israel, commanded [you], Go, gather your men at Mount Tabor, taking 10,000 men from the tribes of Naphtali and Zebulun?

Jeremiah 46:18

As I live, says the King, Whose name is the Lord of hosts, surely like Tabor among the mountains and like Carmel by the sea, so shall he [the king of Babylon, standing out above other rulers] come.

Judges 4:14

And Deborah said to Barak, Up! For this is the day when the Lord has given Sisera into your hand. Is not the Lord gone out before you? So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, O you priests! And listen, O house of Israel! And give ear, O house of the king! For the judgment pronounced pertains to you and is meant for you, because you have been a snare at Mizpah and a net spread upon Tabor [military strongholds on either side of the Jordan River].

Judges 8:18

Then [Gideon] said to Zebah and Zalmunna, What kind of men were they whom you slew at Tabor? And they replied, They were like you, each of them resembled the son of a king.

More verses: Psalm 89:12

Mountains » Names of » Olives, or olivet

Acts 1:12

Then [the disciples] went back to Jerusalem from the hill called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, [only] a Sabbath day's journey (three-quarters of a mile) away.

Matthew 21:1

And when they came near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples on ahead,

Matthew 24:3

While He was seated on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately and said, Tell us, when will this take place, and what will be the sign of Your coming and of the end (the completion, the consummation) of the age?

Matthew 26:30

And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Luke 21:37

Now in the daytime Jesus was teaching in [ the porches and courts of] the temple, but at night He would go out and stay on the mount called Olivet.

Mountains » Afforded pasturage

Amos 4:1

Hear this word, you cows [women] of Bashan who are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their husbands, Bring and let us drink!

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the back or west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb or Sinai, the mountain of God.

1 Samuel 25:7

I have heard that you have shearers. Now your shepherds have been with us and we did them no harm, and they missed nothing all the time they were in Carmel.

1 Kings 22:17

And he said, I saw all Israel scattered upon the hills as sheep that have no shepherd, and the Lord said, These have no master. Let them return every man to his house in peace.

Mountains » Names of » Gerizim, in samaria

Joshua 8:33

And all Israel, sojourner as well as he who was born among them, with their elders, officers, and judges, stood on either side of the ark before the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, half of them in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded before that they should bless the Israelites.

Deuteronomy 11:29

And when the Lord your God has brought you into the land which you go to possess, you shall set the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Deuteronomy 27:12

These [tribes] shall stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people, when you have passed over the Jordan: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph's [sons], and Benjamin.

Judges 9:7

When it was told to Jotham, he went and stood at the top of Mount Gerizim and shouted to them, Hear me, men of Shechem, that God may hear you.

Mountains » Names of » Ebal, in samaria

Joshua 8:33

And all Israel, sojourner as well as he who was born among them, with their elders, officers, and judges, stood on either side of the ark before the Levitical priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the Lord, half of them in front of Mount Gerizim and half of them in front of Mount Ebal, as Moses the servant of the Lord had commanded before that they should bless the Israelites.

Deuteronomy 11:29

And when the Lord your God has brought you into the land which you go to possess, you shall set the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Deuteronomy 27:4

And when you have gone over the Jordan, you shall set up these stones, as I command you this day, on Mount Ebal, and coat them with plaster.

Joshua 8:30

Then Joshua built an altar to the Lord, the God of Israel, on Mount Ebal,

Mountains » Names of » Gilead

Judges 7:3

So now proclaim in the ears of the men, saying, Whoever is fearful and trembling, let him turn back and depart from Mount Gilead. And 22,000 of the men returned, but 10,000 remained.

Genesis 31:21

So he fled with all that he had, and arose and crossed the river [Euphrates] and set his face toward the hill country of Gilead.

Genesis 31:25

Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent on the hill, and Laban coming with his kinsmen pitched [his tents] on the same hill of Gilead.

Song of Songs 4:1

How fair you are, my love [he said], how very fair! Your eyes behind your veil [remind me] of those of a dove; your hair [makes me think of the black, wavy fleece] of a flock of [the Arabian] goats which one sees trailing down Mount Gilead [beyond the Jordan on the frontiers of the desert].

Mountains » Names of » Seir

Deuteronomy 2:5

Do not provoke or stir them up, for I will not give you of their land, no, not enough for the sole of your foot to tread on, for I have given Mount Seir to Esau for a possession.

Ezekiel 35:2

Son of man, set your face against the mountain [range of] Seir [in Edom] and prophesy against it,

Genesis 14:6

And the Horites in their Mount Seir as far as El-paran, which is on the border of the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 1:2

It is [only] eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of Mount Seir to Kadesh-barnea [on Canaan's border; yet Israel took forty years to get beyond it].

Mountains » Names of » Gilboa, on which saul died

2 Samuel 1:6

The young man said, By chance I happened to be on Mount Gilboa and I saw Saul leaning on his spear, and behold, the chariots and horsemen were close behind him.

1 Samuel 28:4

And the Philistines assembled and came and encamped at Shunem; and Saul gathered all Israel and they encamped at Gilboa.

2 Samuel 1:21

O mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew or rain upon you, or fields with offerings. For there the shield of the mighty was defiled, the shield of Saul, as though he were not anointed with oil.

1 Samuel 31:1

Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled before [them] and fell slain on Mount Gilboa.

Mountains » Names of » Lebanon

1 Kings 5:14

He sent them to Lebanon, 10,000 a month by divisions; one month they were in Lebanon and two months at home. Adoniram was over the levy.

Judges 3:3

The remaining nations are: the five lords of the Philistines, all the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites who dwelt on Mount Lebanon from Mount Baal-hermon to the entrance of Hamath.

Ezekiel 17:3

Say, Thus says the Lord God: A great eagle [Nebuchadnezzar] with great wings and long pinions, rich in feathers of various colors, came to Lebanon [symbolic of Jerusalem] and took the top of the cedar [tree].

Deuteronomy 3:25

I pray You, [will You not just] let me go over and see the good land that is beyond the Jordan, that goodly mountain country [with Hermon] and Lebanon?

Mountains » Names of » Hermon

Deuteronomy 3:8

So we took the land at that time out of the hand of the two kings of the Amorites who were beyond the Jordan, from the Valley of the Arnon to Mount Hermon

Joshua 11:17

From Mount Halak, which rises toward Seir, as far as Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon below Mount Hermon. He captured all their kings and slew them.

Psalm 133:3

It is like the dew of [lofty] Mount Hermon and the dew that comes on the hills of Zion; for there the Lord has commanded the blessing, even life forevermore [upon the high and the lowly].

Joshua 13:11

And Gilead, and the region of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salecah -- "

Mountains » Afford refuge in time of danger

Genesis 14:10

Now the Valley of Siddim was full of slime or bitumen pits, and as the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, they fell (were overthrown) there and the remainder [of the kings] fled to the mountain.

Judges 6:2

And the hand of Midian prevailed against Israel. Because of Midian the Israelites made themselves the dens which are in the mountains and the caves and the strongholds.

Hebrews 11:38

[Men] of whom the world was not worthy -- "roaming over the desolate places and the mountains, and [living] in caves and caverns and holes of the earth.

Matthew 24:16

Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains;

Mountains » Abounded with » Forests

2 Kings 19:23

By your messengers you have mocked, reproached, insulted, and defied the Lord, and have said, With my many chariots I have gone up to the heights of the mountains, to the far recesses of Lebanon. I cut down its tall cedar trees and its choicest cypress trees. I entered its most distant retreat, its densest forest.

2 Chronicles 2:2

And Solomon counted out 70,000 men to bear burdens, 80,000 to be stonecutters in the hill country, and 3,600 overseers.

2 Chronicles 2:8-10

Send me also from Lebanon cedar, cypress, and algum timber, for I know your servants can skillfully cut timber in Lebanon; and my servants will be with your servants, To prepare for me timber in abundance, for the house I am about to build shall be great and wonderful. And I will give to your servants who cut timber 20,000 measures of crushed wheat and also of barley, and 20,000 baths of wine and also of oil.

Mountains » God » Causes, to melt

Psalm 97:5

The hills melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.

Judges 5:5

The mountains quaked at the presence of the Lord, yes, yonder Sinai at the presence of the Lord, the God of Israel.

Isaiah 64:1

Oh, that You would rend the heavens and that You would come down, that the mountains might quake and flow down at Your presence -- "

Isaiah 64:3

When You did terrible things which we did not expect, You came down; the mountains quaked at Your presence.

Mountains » Names of » Abarim, east of jordan

Deuteronomy 32:49

Get up into this mountain of the Abarim, Mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, opposite Jericho, and look at the land of Canaan which I give to the Israelites for a possession.

Numbers 27:12

And the Lord said to Moses, Go up into this mountain of Abarim and behold the land I have given to the Israelites.

Numbers 33:48

And they departed from the mountains of Abarim and encamped in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Gilboa

2 Samuel 1:6

The young man said, By chance I happened to be on Mount Gilboa and I saw Saul leaning on his spear, and behold, the chariots and horsemen were close behind him.

2 Samuel 1:21

O mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew or rain upon you, or fields with offerings. For there the shield of the mighty was defiled, the shield of Saul, as though he were not anointed with oil.

1 Samuel 31:1

Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled before [them] and fell slain on Mount Gilboa.

Mountains » Names of » Hor, aaron's burial place

Numbers 20:22

They journeyed from Kadesh, and the Israelites, even the whole congregation, came to Mount Hor.

Numbers 33:37

And they removed from Kadesh and encamped at Mount Hor, on the edge of Edom.

Numbers 21:4

And they journeyed from Mount Hor by the way to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom, and the people became impatient (depressed, much discouraged), because [of the trials] of the way.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Carmel

Joshua 19:26

Allammelech, Amad, and Mishal; and on the west it touched Carmel and Shihor-libnath.

2 Kings 19:23

By your messengers you have mocked, reproached, insulted, and defied the Lord, and have said, With my many chariots I have gone up to the heights of the mountains, to the far recesses of Lebanon. I cut down its tall cedar trees and its choicest cypress trees. I entered its most distant retreat, its densest forest.

Joshua 15:55

Maon, Carmel, Ziph, Juttah,

Mountains » Illustrative » Of difficulties

Matthew 17:20

He said to them, Because of the littleness of your faith [that is, your lack of firmly relying trust]. For truly I say to you, if you have faith [ that is living] like a grain of mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, Move from here to yonder place, and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.

Zechariah 4:7

For who are you, O great mountain [of human obstacles]? Before Zerubbabel [who with Joshua had led the return of the exiles from Babylon and was undertaking the rebuilding of the temple, before him] you shall become a plain [a mere molehill]! And he shall bring forth the finishing gable stone [of the new temple] with loud shoutings of the people, crying, Grace, grace to it!

Isaiah 40:4

Every valley shall be lifted and filled up, and every mountain and hill shall be made low; and the crooked and uneven shall be made straight and level, and the rough places a plain.

Mountains » Abounded with » Spices

Song of Songs 8:14

[Joyfully the radiant bride turned to him, the one altogether lovely, the chief among ten thousand to her soul, and with unconcealed eagerness to begin her life of sweet companionship with him, she answered] Make haste, my beloved, and come quickly, like a gazelle or a young hart [and take me to our waiting home] upon the mountains of spices!

Song of Songs 4:6

Until the day breaks and the shadows flee away, [in my thoughts] I will get to the mountain of myrrh and the hill of frankincense [to him whom my soul adores].

Mountains » Scenes of great events » Ebal and gerizim, were read the blessings and curses

Deuteronomy 27:11-13

And Moses charged the people the same day, saying, These [tribes] shall stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people, when you have passed over the Jordan: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph's [sons], and Benjamin. And these [tribes] shall stand on Mount Ebal to pronounce the curse [for disobedience]: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Deuteronomy 11:29

And when the Lord your God has brought you into the land which you go to possess, you shall set the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Olives or mount of corruption

2 Kings 23:13

And the king defiled the high places east of Jerusalem, south of the Mount of Corruption, which Solomon the king of Israel had built for Ashtoreth the abominable [goddess] of the Sidonians, for Chemosh the abominable god of the Moabites, and for Milcom the abominable [god] of the Ammonites.

1 Kings 11:7

Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the abominable idol of Moab, on the hill opposite Jerusalem, and for Molech the abominable idol of the Ammonites.

Luke 21:37

Now in the daytime Jesus was teaching in [ the porches and courts of] the temple, but at night He would go out and stay on the mount called Olivet.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Sinai

Exodus 19:2

When they had departed from Rephidim and had come to the Wilderness of Sinai, they encamped there before the mountain.

Mountains » Illustrative » Of the church of God

Daniel 2:35

Then the iron, the [baked] clay [of the potter], the bronze, the silver, and the gold were broken and crushed together and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors, and the wind carried them away so that not a trace of them could be found. And the Stone that smote the image became a great mountain or rock and filled the whole earth.

Isaiah 2:2

It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the Lord's house shall be [firmly] established as the highest of the mountains and shall be exalted above the hills, and all nations shall flow to it.

Daniel 2:44-45

And in the days of these [final ten] kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed, nor shall its sovereignty be left to another people; but it shall break and crush and consume all these kingdoms and it shall stand forever. Just as you saw that the Stone was cut out of the mountain without hands and that it broke in pieces the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver, and the gold, the great God has made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter. The dream is certain and the interpretation of it is sure.

Mountains » Abounded with » Deer

1 Chronicles 12:8

Of the Gadites there went over to David to the stronghold in the wilderness men of might, men trained for war who could handle shield and spear, whose faces were like the faces of lions, and who were swift as gazelles on the mountains:

Song of Songs 2:8

[Vividly she pictured it] The voice of my beloved [shepherd]! Behold, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Tabor

Judges 4:6

And she sent and called Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, Has not the Lord, the God of Israel, commanded [you], Go, gather your men at Mount Tabor, taking 10,000 men from the tribes of Naphtali and Zebulun?

Judges 4:14

And Deborah said to Barak, Up! For this is the day when the Lord has given Sisera into your hand. Is not the Lord gone out before you? So Barak went down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.

Judges 4:12

When it was told Sisera that Barak son of Abinoam had gone up to Mount Tabor,

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Ebal

Deuteronomy 27:13

And these [tribes] shall stand on Mount Ebal to pronounce the curse [for disobedience]: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Deuteronomy 11:29

And when the Lord your God has brought you into the land which you go to possess, you shall set the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Mountains » Often selected as places for idolatrous worship

Deuteronomy 12:2

You shall surely destroy all the places where the nations you dispossess served their gods, upon the high mountains and the hills and under every green tree.

2 Chronicles 21:11

Moreover, he made idolatrous high places in the hill country of Judah and debauched spiritually the inhabitants of Jerusalem and led Judah astray [compelling the people's cooperation].

Mountains » Names of » Nebo

Deuteronomy 32:49

Get up into this mountain of the Abarim, Mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, opposite Jericho, and look at the land of Canaan which I give to the Israelites for a possession.

Deuteronomy 34:1

And Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is opposite Jericho. And the Lord showed him all the land -- "from Gilead to Dan,

Mountains » Abounded with » Wild beasts

Song of Songs 4:8

Come away with me from Lebanon, my [promised] bride, come with me from Lebanon. Depart from the top of Amana, from the peak of Senir and Hermon, from the lions' dens, from the mountains of the leopards.

Habakkuk 2:17

For the violence done to Lebanon will cover and overwhelm you; the destruction of the animals [which the violence frightened away] will terrify you on account of men's blood and the violence done to the land, to the city and all its inhabitants.

Mountains » Abounded with » Vineyards

2 Chronicles 26:10

Also he built towers in the wilderness and hewed out many cisterns, for he had much livestock, both in the lowlands and in the tableland. And he had farmers and vinedressers in the hills and in the fertile fields [of Carmel], for he loved farming.

Jeremiah 31:5

Again you shall plant vineyards upon the mountains of Samaria; the planters shall plant and make the fruit common and enjoy it [undisturbed].

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Pisgah, (part of abarim)

Deuteronomy 34:1

And Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is opposite Jericho. And the Lord showed him all the land -- "from Gilead to Dan,

Numbers 21:20

And from Bamoth to the valley that is in the field of Moab, to the top of Pisgah which looks down upon Jeshimon and the desert.

Mountains » Are the sources of springs and rivers

Deuteronomy 8:7

For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills;

Psalm 104:8-10

The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place which You appointed for them. You have set a boundary [for the waters] which they may not pass over, that they turn not again to deluge the earth. He sends forth springs into the valleys; their waters run among the mountains.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Nebo, (part of abarim)

Numbers 32:3

[The country around] Ataroth, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon, Elealeh, Sebam, Nebo, and Beon,

Deuteronomy 34:1

And Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is opposite Jericho. And the Lord showed him all the land -- "from Gilead to Dan,

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Moriah

2 Chronicles 3:1

Then Solomon began to build the house of the Lord at Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord appeared to David his father, in the place that David had appointed, on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Genesis 22:2

[God] said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah; and offer him there as a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I will tell you.

Mountains » Illustrative » (burning,) of destructive enemies

Jeremiah 51:25

Behold, I am against you, says the Lord, O destroying mountain [which is burning out, you who will be as barren and desolate as an extinct volcano], you who [would] destroy the whole earth. I will stretch out My hand over and against you and roll you down from the [burnt] crags and will make you a burnt-out mountain [of combustive fires].

Revelation 8:8

The second angel blew [his] trumpet, and something resembling a great mountain, blazing with fire, was hurled into the sea.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Gerizim

Deuteronomy 11:29

And when the Lord your God has brought you into the land which you go to possess, you shall set the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Judges 9:7

When it was told to Jotham, he went and stood at the top of Mount Gerizim and shouted to them, Hear me, men of Shechem, that God may hear you.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Hor

Numbers 20:22

They journeyed from Kadesh, and the Israelites, even the whole congregation, came to Mount Hor.

Numbers 34:7-8

And this shall be your north border: from the Great Sea mark out your boundary line to Mount Hor; From Mount Hor you shall mark out your boundary to the entrance of Hamath, and its end shall be at Zedad;

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Gilead

Genesis 31:21

So he fled with all that he had, and arose and crossed the river [Euphrates] and set his face toward the hill country of Gilead.

Genesis 31:25

Then Laban overtook Jacob. Now Jacob had pitched his tent on the hill, and Laban coming with his kinsmen pitched [his tents] on the same hill of Gilead.

Mountains » Names of » Ararat, in armenia

Jeremiah 51:27

Set up a standard or signal in the land [to spread the news]! Blow the trumpet among the nations! Prepare and dedicate the nations for war against her; call against her the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz. Appoint a marshal against her; cause the horses to come up like [a swarm of] locusts [when their wings are not yet released from their horny cases].

Genesis 8:4

On the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat [in Armenia].

Mountains » Scenes of great events » Sinai, the law was given

Exodus 19:11

And be ready by the third day, for the third day the Lord will come down upon Mount Sinai [in the cloud] in the sight of all the people.

Exodus 19:20

The Lord came down upon Mount Sinai to the top of the mountain, and the Lord called Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Seir

Genesis 14:6

And the Horites in their Mount Seir as far as El-paran, which is on the border of the wilderness.

Genesis 36:8

So Esau dwelt in the hill country of Seir; Esau is Edom.

Mountains » Illustrative » (breaking forth into singing,) of exceeding joy

Isaiah 44:23

Sing, O heavens, for the Lord has done it; shout, you depths of the earth; break forth into singing, you mountains, O forest and every tree in it! For the Lord has redeemed Jacob, and He glorifies Himself in Israel.

Isaiah 55:12

For you shall go out [from the spiritual exile caused by sin and evil into the homeland] with joy and be led forth [by your Leader, the Lord Himself, and His word] with peace; the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Mountains » Abounded with » Stone for building

1 Kings 5:14

He sent them to Lebanon, 10,000 a month by divisions; one month they were in Lebanon and two months at home. Adoniram was over the levy.

1 Kings 5:17

The king commanded, and they hewed and brought out great, costly stones in order to lay the foundation of the house with dressed stone.

Mountains » Sometimes selected as places for divine worship

Genesis 22:2

[God] said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah; and offer him there as a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I will tell you.

Genesis 22:5

And Abraham said to his servants, Settle down and stay here with the donkey, and I and the young man will go yonder and worship and come again to you.

Mountains » Often inhabited

Joshua 11:21

Joshua came at that time and cut off the Anakim [large in stature] from the hill country: from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the hill country of Judah and the hill country of Israel. Joshua destroyed them utterly with their cities.

Genesis 36:8

So Esau dwelt in the hill country of Seir; Esau is Edom.

Mountains » Illustrative » (made waste,) of desolation

Malachi 1:3

But [in comparison with the degree of love I have for Jacob] I have hated Esau [Edom] and have laid waste his mountains, and his heritage I have given to the jackals of the wilderness.

Isaiah 42:15

I will lay waste the mountains and hills and dry up all their herbage; I will turn the rivers into islands, and I will dry up the pools.

Mountains » God » Causes, to smoke

Psalm 104:32

Who looks on the earth, and it quakes and trembles, Who touches the mountains, and they smoke!

Psalm 144:5

Bow Your heavens, O Lord, and come down; touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

Mountains » Beacons or ensigns often raised upon

Isaiah 30:17

One thousand of you will flee at the threat of one of them; at the threat of five you will flee till you are left like a beacon or a flagpole on the top of a mountain, and like a signal on a hill.

Isaiah 13:2

Raise up a signal banner upon the high and bare mountain, summon them [the Medes and Persians] with loud voice and beckoning hand that they may enter the gates of the [Babylonian] nobles.

Mountains » Many exceeding high

Psalm 104:18

The high mountains are for the wild goats; the rocks are a refuge for the conies and badgers.

Isaiah 2:14

And [after that] against all the high mountains and all the hills that are lifted up,

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Ephraim

Judges 2:9

And they buried him within the boundary of his inheritance in Timnath-heres in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.

Joshua 17:15

Joshua replied, If you are a great people, get up to the forest and clear ground for yourselves in the land of the Perizzites and the Rephaim, since the Ephraim hill country is too narrow for you.

Mountains » Illustrative » Of persons in authority

Isaiah 44:23

Sing, O heavens, for the Lord has done it; shout, you depths of the earth; break forth into singing, you mountains, O forest and every tree in it! For the Lord has redeemed Jacob, and He glorifies Himself in Israel.

Psalm 72:3

The mountains shall bring peace to the people, and the hills, through [the general establishment of] righteousness.

Mountains » God » Causes, to tremble

Nahum 1:5

The mountains tremble and quake before Him and the hills melt away, and the earth is upheaved at His presence -- "yes, the world and all that dwell in it.

Habakkuk 3:10

The mountains saw You; they trembled and writhed [as if in pain]. The overflowing of the water passed by [as at the deluge]; the deep uttered its voice and lifted its hands on high.

Mountains » God » Causes, to skip

Psalm 114:4

The mountains skipped like rams, the little hills like lambs.

Psalm 114:6

You mountains, that you skip like rams, and you little hills, like lambs?

Mountains » Collect the vapors which ascend from the earth

Psalm 104:8

The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place which You appointed for them.

Psalm 104:6

You covered it with the deep as with a garment; the waters stood above the mountains.

Mountains » Abounded with » Precious things

Deuteronomy 33:15

With the chief products of the ancient mountains and with the precious things of the everlasting hills,

Mountains » Called » The ancient mountains

Deuteronomy 33:15

With the chief products of the ancient mountains and with the precious things of the everlasting hills,

Mountains » God » Sets the foundations of, on fire

Deuteronomy 32:22

For a fire is kindled by My anger, and it burns to the depths of Sheol, devours the earth with its increase, and sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Mountains » God » Overturns

Job 9:5

[God] Who removes the mountains, and they know it not when He overturns them in His anger;

Job 28:9

Man puts forth his hand upon the flinty rock; he overturns the mountains by the roots.

Mountains » Canaan abounded in

Deuteronomy 11:11

But the land which you enter to possess is a land of hills and valleys which drinks water of the rain of the heavens,

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Abarim

Numbers 33:47-48

And they traveled on from Almon-diblathaim and encamped in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo. And they departed from the mountains of Abarim and encamped in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Lebanon

Deuteronomy 3:25

I pray You, [will You not just] let me go over and see the good land that is beyond the Jordan, that goodly mountain country [with Hermon] and Lebanon?

Mountains » Abounded with » Minerals

Deuteronomy 8:9

A land in which you shall eat food without shortage and lack nothing in it; a land whose stones are iron and out of whose hills you can dig copper.

Mountains » The elevated parts of the earth

Genesis 7:19-20

And the waters prevailed so exceedingly and were so mighty upon the earth that all the high hills under the whole sky were covered. [In fact] the waters became fifteen cubits higher, as the high hills were covered.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Hachilah

1 Samuel 23:19

Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, saying, Does not David hide himself with us in strongholds in the wood [at Horesh], on the hill of Hachilah, which is south of Jeshimon?

Mountains » Abounded with » Game

1 Samuel 26:20

Now therefore, let not my blood fall to the earth away from the presence of the Lord; for the king of Israel is come out to seek one flea, as when one hunts a partridge in the mountains.

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

When the hay is gone, the tender grass shows itself, and herbs of the mountain are gathered in,

Mountains » Scenes of great events » Carmel, occurred elijah's sacrifice

1 Kings 18:19

Therefore send and gather to me all Israel at Mount Carmel, and the 450 prophets of Baal and the 400 prophets of [the goddess] Asherah, who eat at [Queen] Jezebel's table.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Beth-el

1 Samuel 13:2

Saul chose 3,000 men of Israel; 2,000 were with [him] in Michmash and the hill country of Bethel, and 1,000 with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. The rest of the men he sent away, each one to his home.

Mountains » Names of » Beth-el

1 Samuel 13:2

Saul chose 3,000 men of Israel; 2,000 were with [him] in Michmash and the hill country of Bethel, and 1,000 with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. The rest of the men he sent away, each one to his home.

Mountains » Called » Everlasting hills

Genesis 49:26

The blessings of your father [on you] are greater than the blessings of my forefathers [Abraham and Isaac on me] and are as lasting as the bounties of the eternal hills; they shall be on the head of Joseph, and on the crown of the head of him who was the consecrated one and the one separated from his brethren and [the one who] is prince among them.

Mountains » Volcanic fires of, alluded to

Isaiah 64:1-2

Oh, that You would rend the heavens and that You would come down, that the mountains might quake and flow down at Your presence -- " As when fire kindles the brushwood and the fire causes the waters to boil -- "to make Your name known to Your adversaries, that the nations may tremble at Your presence!

Mountains » Scenes of great events » Horeb, moses saw the burning bush

Exodus 3:1-2

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the back or west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb or Sinai, the mountain of God. The Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, yet was not consumed.

Mountains » Scenes of great events » Moriah, abraham sacrificed isaac

Genesis 22:2

[God] said, Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah; and offer him there as a burnt offering upon one of the mountains of which I will tell you.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Hermon

Joshua 13:11

And Gilead, and the region of the Geshurites and Maacathites, and all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salecah -- "

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Amalek

Judges 12:15

Then Abdon son of Hillel the Pirathonite died, and was buried at Pirathon in the land of Ephraim, in the hill country of the Amalekites.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Sion

2 Samuel 5:7

Nevertheless, David took the stronghold of Zion, that is, the City of David.

Mountains » Illustrative » (threshing of,) of heavy judgments

Isaiah 41:15

Behold, I will make you to be a new, sharp, threshing instrument which has teeth; you shall thresh the mountains and beat them small, and shall make the hills like chaff.

Mountains » Called » The everlasting mountains

Habakkuk 3:6

He stood and measured the earth; He looked and shook the nations, and the eternal mountains were scattered and the perpetual hills bowed low. His ways are everlasting and His goings are of old.

Mountains » Called » Perpetual hills

Habakkuk 3:6

He stood and measured the earth; He looked and shook the nations, and the eternal mountains were scattered and the perpetual hills bowed low. His ways are everlasting and His goings are of old.

Mountains » Called » God's mountains

Isaiah 49:11

And I will make all My mountains a way, and My highways will be raised up.

Mountains » God » Waters, from his chambers

Psalm 104:13

He waters the mountains from His upper rooms; the earth is satisfied and abounds with the fruit of His works.

Mountains » God » Weighs, in a balance

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, marked off the heavens with a [nine-inch] span, enclosed the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance?

Mountains » God » Makes waste

Isaiah 42:15

I will lay waste the mountains and hills and dry up all their herbage; I will turn the rivers into islands, and I will dry up the pools.

Mountains » God » Scatters

Habakkuk 3:6

He stood and measured the earth; He looked and shook the nations, and the eternal mountains were scattered and the perpetual hills bowed low. His ways are everlasting and His goings are of old.

Mountains » Scenes of great events » On ararat, the ark rested

Genesis 8:4

On the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat [in Armenia].

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Ararat

Genesis 8:4

On the seventeenth day of the seventh month the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat [in Armenia].

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Bashan

Psalm 68:15

Is Mount Bashan the high mountain of summits, Mount Bashan [east of the Jordan] the mount of God?

Mountains » Illustrative » Of proud and haughty persons

Isaiah 2:14

And [after that] against all the high mountains and all the hills that are lifted up,

Mountains » Names of » Bashan

Psalm 68:15

Is Mount Bashan the high mountain of summits, Mount Bashan [east of the Jordan] the mount of God?

Mountains » God » Parches, with draught

Haggai 1:11

And I have called for a drought upon the land and the hill country, upon the grain, the fresh wine, the oil, upon what the ground brings forth, upon men and cattle, and upon all the [wearisome] toil of [men's] hands.

Mountains » Proclamations often made from

Isaiah 40:9

O you who bring good tidings to Zion, get up to the high mountain. O you who bring good tidings to Jerusalem, lift up your voice with strength, lift it up, be not afraid; say to the cities of Judah, Behold your God!

Mountains » A defence to a country

Psalm 125:2

As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about His people from this time forth and forever.

Mountains » Made to glorify God

Psalm 148:9

Mountains and all hills, fruitful trees and all cedars!

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Horeb

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the back or west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb or Sinai, the mountain of God.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Moreh

Judges 7:1

Then Jerubbaal, that is, Gideon, and all the people who were with him rose early and encamped beside the spring of Harod; and the camp of Midian was north of them by the hill of Moreh in the valley.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Mizar

Psalm 42:6

O my God, my life is cast down upon me [and I find the burden more than I can bear]; therefore will I [earnestly] remember You from the land of the Jordan [River] and the [summits of Mount] Hermon, from the little mountain Mizar.

Mountains » Illustrative » Of God's righteousness

Mountains » Names of » Mizar

Psalm 42:6

O my God, my life is cast down upon me [and I find the burden more than I can bear]; therefore will I [earnestly] remember You from the land of the Jordan [River] and the [summits of Mount] Hermon, from the little mountain Mizar.

Mountains » God » Gives strength to

Psalm 95:4

In His hand are the deep places of the earth; the heights and strength of the hills are His also.

Mountains » God » Set fast

Mountains » Scenes of great events » Olivet, occurred Christ's ascension

Acts 1:12

Then [the disciples] went back to Jerusalem from the hill called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, [only] a Sabbath day's journey (three-quarters of a mile) away.

Mountains » Illustrative » (dropping new wine,) of abundance

Amos 9:13

Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, that the plowman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him who sows the seed; and the mountains shall drop sweet wine and all the hills shall melt [that is, everything heretofore barren and unfruitful shall overflow with spiritual blessing].

Mountains » Called » Pillars of heaven

Job 26:11

The pillars of the heavens tremble and are astonished at His rebuke.

Mountains » God » Formed

Amos 4:13

For behold, He Who forms the mountains and creates the wind and declares to man what is his thought, Who makes the morning darkness and treads on the heights of the earth -- "the Lord, the God of hosts, is His name!

Mountains » Scenes of great events » Hermon or tabor, Christ was transfigured

Mark 9:2

Six days after this, Jesus took with Him Peter and James and John and led them up on a high mountain apart by themselves. And He was transfigured before them and became resplendent with divine brightness.

Mountains » God » Removes

Job 9:5

[God] Who removes the mountains, and they know it not when He overturns them in His anger;

Paran » Mountains

Deuteronomy 33:2

He said, The Lord came from Sinai and beamed upon us from Seir; He flashed forth from Mount Paran, from among ten thousands of holy ones, a flaming fire, a law, at His right hand.

Habakkuk 3:3

God [approaching from Sinai] came from Teman [which represents Edom] and the Holy One from Mount Paran [in the Sinai region]. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! His glory covered the heavens and the earth was full of His praise.

Shamir » A city » Mountains » Judah

Joshua 15:48

In the hill country: Shamir, Jattir, Socoh,

Socoh » A city » Mountains » Judah

Joshua 15:48

In the hill country: Shamir, Jattir, Socoh,

Timnah » A city » Mountains » Judah

Joshua 15:57

Kain, Gibeah, and Timnah; ten cities with their villages.

Topics on Mountains

Blessings From The Mountains

29;3;18

And in that day, the mountains shall drip with fresh juice [of the grape] and the hills shall flow with milk; and all the brooks and riverbeds of Judah shall flow with water, and a fountain shall come forth from the house of the Lord and shall water the Valley of Shittim.

Escaping To Mountains

28;10;8

The high places also of Aven [once Beth(el), house of God, now (Beth-)aven, house of idolatry], the sin of Israel, shall be destroyed; the thorn and the thistle shall come up on their [idol] altars, and they shall say to the mountains, Cover us! And to the hills, Fall on us!

Faith Moving Mountains

40;17;20

He said to them, Because of the littleness of your faith [that is, your lack of firmly relying trust]. For truly I say to you, if you have faith [ that is living] like a grain of mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, Move from here to yonder place, and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.

Going Up Mountains

37;1;8

Go up to the hill country and bring lumber and rebuild [My] house, and I will take pleasure in it and I will be glorified, says the Lord [by accepting it as done for My glory and by displaying My glory in it].

Mountains Quaking

24;4;24

I looked at the mountains, and behold, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly to and fro.

Mountains Removed

38;4;7

For who are you, O great mountain [of human obstacles]? Before Zerubbabel [who with Joshua had led the return of the exiles from Babylon and was undertaking the rebuilding of the temple, before him] you shall become a plain [a mere molehill]! And he shall bring forth the finishing gable stone [of the new temple] with loud shoutings of the people, crying, Grace, grace to it!

Seven Mountains

66;17;9-10

This calls for a mind [to consider that is packed] with wisdom and intelligence [it is something for a particular mode of thinking and judging of thoughts, feelings, and purposes]. The seven heads are seven hills upon which the woman is sitting;

The Mountains Of Israel

26;17;22

Thus says the Lord God: I Myself will take a twig from the lofty top of the cedar and will set it out; I will crop off from the topmost of its young twigs a tender one and will plant it upon a mountain high and exalted.