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58 Bible Verses about Mountains

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Psalm 125:2

Jerusalem—the mountains surround her.
And the Lord surrounds His people,
both now and forever.

Psalm 11:1

For the choir director. Davidic.I have taken refuge in the Lord.
How can you say to me,
“Escape to the mountain like a bird!

Isaiah 54:10

Though the mountains move
and the hills shake,
My love will not be removed from you
and My covenant of peace will not be shaken,”
says your compassionate Lord.

Judges 5:5

The mountains melted before the Lord,
even Sinai before the Lord, the God of Israel.

Exodus 19:16-19

On the third day, when morning came, there was thunder and lightning, a thick cloud on the mountain, and a loud trumpet sound, so that all the people in the camp shuddered. Then Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God, and they stood at the foot of the mountain. Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the Lord came down on it in fire. Its smoke went up like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently.read more.
As the sound of the trumpet grew louder and louder, Moses spoke and God answered him in the thunder.

Psalm 97:5

The mountains melt like wax
at the presence of the Lord
at the presence of the Lord of all the earth.

Isaiah 64:1

If only You would tear the heavens open
and come down,
so that mountains would quake at Your presence—

Micah 1:3-4

Look, the Lord is leaving His place
and coming down to trample
the heights of the earth. The mountains will melt beneath Him,
and the valleys will split apart,
like wax near a fire,
like water cascading down a mountainside.

Habakkuk 3:3-6

God comes from Teman,
the Holy One from Mount Paran.Selah
His splendor covers the heavens,
and the earth is full of His praise. His brilliance is like light;
rays are flashing from His hand.
This is where His power is hidden. Plague goes before Him,
and pestilence follows in His steps.read more.
He stands and shakes the earth;
He looks and startles the nations.
The age-old mountains break apart;
the ancient hills sink down.
His pathways are ancient.

Psalm 18:7

Then the earth shook and quaked;
the foundations of the mountains trembled;
they shook because He burned with anger.

Jeremiah 4:23-26

I looked at the earth,
and it was formless and empty.
I looked to the heavens,
and their light was gone. I looked at the mountains,
and they were quaking;
all the hills shook. I looked, and no man was left;
all the birds of the sky had fled.read more.
I looked, and the fertile field was a wilderness.
All its cities were torn down
because of the Lord
and His burning anger.

Nahum 1:5-6

The mountains quake before Him,
and the hills melt;
the earth trembles at His presence—
the world and all who live in it. Who can withstand His indignation?
Who can endure His burning anger?
His wrath is poured out like fire,
even rocks are shattered before Him.

Revelation 6:12-14

Then I saw Him open the sixth seal. A violent earthquake occurred; the sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair; the entire moon became like blood; the stars of heaven fell to the earth as a fig tree drops its unripe figs when shaken by a high wind; the sky separated like a scroll being rolled up; and every mountain and island was moved from its place.

Revelation 16:19-20

The great city split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon the Great was remembered in God’s presence; He gave her the cup filled with the wine of His fierce anger. Every island fled, and the mountains disappeared.

Exodus 34:1-3

The Lord said to Moses, “Cut two stone tablets like the first ones, and I will write on them the words that were on the first tablets, which you broke. Be prepared by morning. Come up Mount Sinai in the morning and stand before Me on the mountaintop. No one may go up with you; in fact, no one must be seen anywhere on the mountain. Even the flocks and herds are not to graze in front of that mountain.”

1 Kings 19:11-13

Then He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the Lord’s presence.”At that moment, the Lord passed by. A great and mighty wind was tearing at the mountains and was shattering cliffs before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire there was a voice, a soft whisper. When Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his mantle and went out and stood at the entrance of the cave.Suddenly, a voice came to him and said, “What are you doing here, Elijah?”

2 Peter 1:16-18

For we did not follow cleverly contrived myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ; instead, we were eyewitnesses of His majesty. For when He received honor and glory from God the Father, a voice came to Him from the Majestic Glory:This is My beloved Son.
I take delight in Him! And we heard this voice when it came from heaven while we were with Him on the holy mountain.

Numbers 33:47-48

They departed from Almon-diblathaim and camped in the Abarim range facing Nebo. They departed from the Abarim range and camped on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho.

Genesis 8:1-5

God remembered Noah, as well as all the wildlife and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. God caused a wind to pass over the earth, and the water began to subside. The sources of the watery depths and the floodgates of the sky were closed, and the rain from the sky stopped. The water steadily receded from the earth, and by the end of 150 days the waters had decreased significantly.read more.
The ark came to rest in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat. The waters continued to recede until the tenth month; in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, the tops of the mountains were visible.

Deuteronomy 11:29

When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, you are to proclaim the blessing at Mount Gerizim and the curse at Mount Ebal.

Deuteronomy 27:12-13

“When you have crossed the Jordan, these tribes will stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin. And these tribes will stand on Mount Ebal to deliver the curse: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Joshua 8:30-35

At that time Joshua built an altar on Mount Ebal to the Lord, the God of Israel, just as Moses the Lord’s servant had commanded the Israelites. He built it according to what is written in the book of the law of Moses: an altar of uncut stones on which no iron tool has been used. Then they offered burnt offerings to the Lord and sacrificed fellowship offerings on it. There on the stones, Joshua copied the law of Moses, which he had written in the presence of the Israelites.read more.
All Israel, foreigner and citizen alike, with their elders, officers, and judges, stood on either side of the ark of the Lord’s covenant facing the Levitical priests who carried it. As Moses the Lord’s servant had commanded earlier, half of them were in front of Mount Gerizim and half in front of Mount Ebal, to bless the people of Israel. Afterward, Joshua read aloud all the words of the law—the blessings as well as the curses—according to all that is written in the book of the law. There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded that Joshua did not read before the entire assembly of Israel, including the women, the little children, and the foreigners who were with them.

1 Chronicles 10:1-12

The Philistines fought against Israel, and Israel’s men fled from them and were killed on Mount Gilboa. The Philistines pursued Saul and his sons and killed Saul’s sons Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malchishua. When the battle intensified against Saul, the archers found him and severely wounded him. read more.
Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and run me through with it, or these uncircumcised men will come and torture me!” But his armor-bearer wouldn’t do it because he was terrified. Then Saul took his sword and fell on it. When his armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he also fell on his own sword and died. So Saul and his three sons died—his whole house died together. When all the men of Israel in the valley saw that the army had fled and that Saul and his sons were dead, they abandoned their cities and fled. So the Philistines came and settled in them. The next day when the Philistines came to strip the slain, they found Saul and his sons dead on Mount Gilboa. They stripped Saul, cut off his head, took his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to spread the good news to their idols and their people. Then they put his armor in the temple of their gods and hung his skull in the temple of Dagon. When all Jabesh-gilead heard of everything the Philistines had done to Saul, all their brave men set out and retrieved the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons and brought them to Jabesh. They buried their bones under the oak in Jabesh and fasted seven days.

1 Samuel 31:1-13

The Philistines fought against Israel, and Israel’s men fled from them. Many were killed on Mount Gilboa. The Philistines overtook Saul and his sons and killed his sons, Jonathan, Abinadab, and Malchishua. When the battle intensified against Saul, the archers caught up with him and severely wounded him.read more.
Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and run me through with it, or these uncircumcised men will come and run me through and torture me.” But his armor-bearer would not do it because he was terrified. Then Saul took his sword and fell on it. When his armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he also fell on his own sword and died with him. So on that day, Saul died together with his three sons, his armor-bearer, and all his men. When the men of Israel on the other side of the valley and on the other side of the Jordan saw that Israel’s men had run away and that Saul and his sons were dead, they abandoned the cities and fled. So the Philistines came and settled in them. The next day when the Philistines came to strip the dead, they found Saul and his three sons dead on Mount Gilboa. They cut off Saul’s head, stripped off his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to spread the good news in the temples of their idols and among the people. Then they put his armor in the temple of the Ashtoreths and hung his body on the wall of Beth-shan. When the residents of Jabesh-gilead heard what the Philistines had done to Saul, all their brave men set out, journeyed all night, and retrieved the body of Saul and the bodies of his sons from the wall of Beth-shan. When they arrived at Jabesh, they burned the bodies there. Afterward, they took their bones and buried them under the tamarisk tree in Jabesh and fasted seven days.

2 Samuel 1:4-12

“What was the outcome? Tell me,” David asked him.“The troops fled from the battle,” he answered. “Many of the troops have fallen and are dead. Also, Saul and his son Jonathan are dead.” David asked the young man who had brought him the report, “How do you know Saul and his son Jonathan are dead?” “I happened to be on Mount Gilboa,” he replied, “and there was Saul, leaning on his spear. At that very moment the chariots and the cavalry were closing in on him. read more.
When he turned around and saw me, he called out to me, so I answered: I’m at your service. He asked me, ‘Who are you?’ I told him: I’m an Amalekite. Then he begged me, ‘Stand over me and kill me, for I’m mortally wounded, but my life still lingers.’ So I stood over him and killed him because I knew that after he had fallen he couldn’t survive. I took the crown that was on his head and the armband that was on his arm, and I’ve brought them here to my lord.” Then David took hold of his clothes and tore them, and all the men with him did the same. They mourned, wept, and fasted until the evening for those who died by the sword—for Saul, his son Jonathan, the Lord’s people, and the house of Israel.

Deuteronomy 3:8

“At that time we took the land from the two Amorite kings across the Jordan, from the Arnon Valley as far as Mount Hermon,

Joshua 11:16-17

So Joshua took all this land—the hill country, all the Negev, all the land of Goshen, the foothills, the Arabah, and the hill country of Israel with its foothills— from Mount Halak, which ascends to Seir, as far as Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon at the foot of Mount Hermon. He captured all their kings and struck them down, putting them to death.

Psalm 42:6-7

I am deeply depressed;
therefore I remember You from the land of Jordan
and the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar. Deep calls to deep in the roar of Your waterfalls;
all Your breakers and Your billows have swept over me.

Psalm 89:12

North and south—You created them.
Tabor and Hermon shout for joy at Your name.

Numbers 33:37-39

They departed from Kadesh and camped at Mount Hor on the edge of the land of Edom. 38 At the Lord’s command, Aaron the priest climbed Mount Hor and died there on the first day of the fifth month in the fortieth year after the Israelites went out of the land of Egypt. 39 Aaron was 123 years old when he died on Mount Hor.

Numbers 20:22-29

After they set out from Kadesh, the entire Israelite community came to Mount Hor. The Lord said to Moses and Aaron at Mount Hor on the border of the land of Edom, “Aaron will be gathered to his people; he will not enter the land I have given the Israelites, because you both rebelled against My command at the waters of Meribah. read more.
Take Aaron and his son Eleazar and bring them up Mount Hor. Remove Aaron’s garments and put them on his son Eleazar. Aaron will be gathered to his people and die there.” So Moses did as the Lord commanded, and they climbed Mount Hor in the sight of the whole community. After Moses removed Aaron’s garments and put them on his son Eleazar, Aaron died there on top of the mountain. Then Moses and Eleazar came down from the mountain. When the whole community saw that Aaron had passed away, the entire house of Israel mourned for him 30 days.

Genesis 22:1-3

After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!”“Here I am,” he answered. “Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.” So Abraham got up early in the morning, saddled his donkey, and took with him two of his young men and his son Isaac. He split wood for a burnt offering and set out to go to the place God had told him about.

2 Chronicles 3:1

Then Solomon began to build the Lord’s temple in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah where the Lord had appeared to his father David, at the site David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Deuteronomy 32:48-52

On that same day the Lord spoke to Moses, “Go up Mount Nebo in the Abarim range in the land of Moab, across from Jericho, and view the land of Canaan I am giving the Israelites as a possession. Then you will die on the mountain that you go up, and you will be gathered to your people, just as your brother Aaron died on Mount Hor and was gathered to his people.read more.
For both of you broke faith with Me among the Israelites at the waters of Meribath-kadesh in the Wilderness of Zin by failing to treat Me as holy in their presence. Although from a distance you will view the land that I am giving the Israelites, you will not go there.”

Deuteronomy 34:1-5

Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which faces Jericho, and the Lord showed him all the land: Gilead as far as Dan, all of Naphtali, the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the Mediterranean Sea, the Negev, and the region from the Valley of Jericho, the City of Palms, as far as Zoar. read more.
The Lord then said to him, “This is the land I promised Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, ‘I will give it to your descendants.’ I have let you see it with your own eyes, but you will not cross into it.” So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, as the Lord had said.

Exodus 24:12

The Lord said to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and stay there so that I may give you the stone tablets with the law and commandments I have written for their instruction.”

Nehemiah 9:13-14

You came down on Mount Sinai,
and spoke to them from heaven.
You gave them impartial ordinances, reliable instructions,
and good statutes and commands. You revealed Your holy Sabbath to them,
and gave them commands, statutes, and instruction
through Your servant Moses.

Judges 4:12-16

It was reported to Sisera that Barak son of Abinoam had gone up Mount Tabor. Sisera summoned all his 900 iron chariots and all the people who were with him from Harosheth of the Nations to the Wadi Kishon. Then Deborah said to Barak, “Move on, for this is the day the Lord has handed Sisera over to you. Hasn’t the Lord gone before you?” So Barak came down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.read more.
The Lord threw Sisera, all his charioteers, and all his army into confusion with the sword before Barak. Sisera left his chariot and fled on foot. Barak pursued the chariots and the army as far as Harosheth of the Nations, and the whole army of Sisera fell by the sword; not a single man was left.

Matthew 4:8-9

Again, the Devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. And he said to Him, “I will give You all these things if You will fall down and worship me.”

Luke 4:5-7

So he took Him up and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. The Devil said to Him, “I will give You their splendor and all this authority, because it has been given over to me, and I can give it to anyone I want. If You, then, will worship me, all will be Yours.”

Matthew 5:1-2

The Sermon on the MountWhen He saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain, and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. Then He began to teach them, saying:

Matthew 17:1-8

After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and his brother John and led them up on a high mountain by themselves. He was transformed in front of them, and His face shone like the sun. Even His clothes became as white as the light. Suddenly, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Him.read more.
Then Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it’s good for us to be here! If You want, I will make three tabernacles here: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud covered them, and a voice from the cloud said:This is My beloved Son.
I take delight in Him.
Listen to Him! When the disciples heard it, they fell facedown and were terrified. Then Jesus came up, touched them, and said, “Get up; don’t be afraid.” When they looked up they saw no one except Him—Jesus alone.

Mark 9:2-8

After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up on a high mountain by themselves to be alone. He was transformed in front of them, and His clothes became dazzling—extremely white as no launderer on earth could whiten them. Elijah appeared to them with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus.read more.
Then Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it’s good for us to be here! Let us make three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah”— because he did not know what he should say, since they were terrified. A cloud appeared, overshadowing them, and a voice came from the cloud:This is My beloved Son;
listen to Him! Then suddenly, looking around, they no longer saw anyone with them except Jesus alone.

Luke 9:28-36

About eight days after these words, He took along Peter, John, and James and went up on the mountain to pray. As He was praying, the appearance of His face changed, and His clothes became dazzling white. Suddenly, two men were talking with Him—Moses and Elijah. read more.
They appeared in glory and were speaking of His death, which He was about to accomplish in Jerusalem. Peter and those with him were in a deep sleep, and when they became fully awake, they saw His glory and the two men who were standing with Him. As the two men were departing from Him, Peter said to Jesus, “Master, it’s good for us to be here! Let us make three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah”—not knowing what he said. While he was saying this, a cloud appeared and overshadowed them. They became afraid as they entered the cloud. Then a voice came from the cloud, saying:This is My Son, the Chosen One;
listen to Him! After the voice had spoken, only Jesus was found. They kept silent, and in those days told no one what they had seen.

Matthew 24:3

While He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples approached Him privately and said, “Tell us, when will these things happen? And what is the sign of Your coming and of the end of the age?”

Mark 13:3-4

While He was sitting on the Mount of Olives across from the temple complex, Peter, James, John, and Andrew asked Him privately, “Tell us, when will these things happen? And what will be the sign when all these things are about to take place?”

Nahum 1:5

The mountains quake before Him,
and the hills melt;
the earth trembles at His presence—
the world and all who live in it.

Psalm 95:4

The depths of the earth are in His hand,
and the mountain peaks are His.

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 with me from Lebanon, my bride
with me from Lebanon!
Descend from the peak of Amana,
from the summit of Senir and Hermon,
from the dens of the lions,
from the mountains of the leopards.

Bether » Mountains

Song of Songs 2:17

Before the day breaks
and the shadows flee,
turn to me, my love, and be like a gazelle
or a young stag on the divided mountains.

Birds » Inhabit » Mountains

Psalm 50:11

I know every bird of the mountains,
and the creatures of the field are Mine.

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 with me from Lebanon, my bride
with me from Lebanon!
Descend from the peak of Amana,
from the summit of Senir and Hermon,
from the dens of the lions,
from the mountains of the leopards.

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

1 Kings 8:9

Nothing was in the ark except the two stone tablets that Moses had 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

Nothing was in the ark except the two tablets that Moses had put in it at Horeb, where the Lord had made a covenant with the Israelites when they came out of Egypt.

Psalm 106:19

At Horeb they made a calf
and worshiped the cast metal image.

1 Kings 19:8

So he got up, ate, and drank. Then on the strength from that food, he walked 40 days and 40 nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Exodus 3:1

Meanwhile, Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

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

Acts 7:38

He is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness together with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai, and with our ancestors. He received living oracles to give to us.

Exodus 24:16

The glory of the Lord settled on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it for six days. On the seventh day He called to Moses from the cloud.

Exodus 16:1

The entire Israelite community departed from Elim and came to the Wilderness of Sin, which is between Elim and Sinai, on the fifteenth day of the second month after they had left the land of Egypt.

Exodus 19:11

and be prepared by the third day, for on the third day the Lord will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.

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

2 Kings 19:23

You have mocked the Lord through your messengers.
You 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 tallest cedars,
its choice cypress trees.
I came to its farthest outpost,
its densest forest.

Jeremiah 50:19

I will return Israel to his grazing land,
and he will feed on Carmel and Bashan;
he will be satisfied
in the hill country of Ephraim and of Gilead.

Isaiah 33:9

The land mourns and withers;
Lebanon is ashamed and decayed.
Sharon is like a desert;
Bashan and Carmel shake off their leaves.

Jeremiah 46:18

As I live—
this is the King’s declaration;
Yahweh of Hosts is His name.
He will come like Tabor among the mountains
and like Carmel by the sea.

Amos 1:2

He said:The Lord roars from Zion
and raises His voice from Jerusalem;
the pastures of the shepherds mourn,
and the summit of Carmel withers.

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

Numbers 23:14

So Balak took him to Lookout Field on top of Pisgah, built seven altars, and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.

Deuteronomy 4:49

and all the Arabah on the east side of the Jordan as far as the Dead Sea below the slopes of Pisgah.

Joshua 12:3

the Arabah east of the Sea of Chinnereth to the Sea of the Arabah (that is, the Dead Sea), eastward through Beth-jeshimoth and southward below the slopes of Pisgah.

Deuteronomy 34:1

Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which faces Jericho, and the Lord showed him all the land: Gilead as far as Dan,

Numbers 21:20

from Bamoth to the valley in the territory of Moab near the Pisgah highlands that overlook the wasteland.

More verses: Deuteronomy 3:27

Mountains » Names of » Ephraim, in central palestine

Judges 7:24

Gideon sent messengers throughout the hill country of Ephraim with this message: “Come down to intercept the Midianites and take control of the watercourses ahead of them as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.” So all the men of Ephraim were called out, and they took control of the watercourses as far as Beth-barah and the Jordan.

Judges 4:5

It was her custom to sit under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up to her for judgment.

2 Kings 5:22

Gehazi said, “It’s all right. My master has sent me to say, ‘I have just now discovered that two young men from the sons of the prophets have come to me from the hill country of Ephraim. Please give them 75 pounds of silver and two changes of clothes.’”

1 Kings 12:25

Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. From there he went out and built Penuel.

Judges 2:9

They buried him in the territory 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 Lord’s temple in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah where the Lord had appeared to his father David, at the site David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Genesis 22:2

“Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”

2 Samuel 24:18

Gad came to David that day and said to him, “Go up and set up an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.”

1 Chronicles 21:18

So the angel of the Lord ordered Gad to tell David to go and set up an altar to the Lord on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

1 Chronicles 22:1

22 1 Then David said, “This is the house of the Lord God, and this is the altar of burnt offering for Israel.”

Mountains » Names of » Zion, or sion

Hebrews 12:22

Instead, you have come to Mount Zion, to the city of the living God (the heavenly Jerusalem), to myriads of angels in festive gathering,

2 Samuel 5:7

Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion, that is, the city of David.

1 Kings 8:1

At that time Solomon assembled the elders of Israel, all the tribal heads and the ancestral leaders of the Israelites before him at Jerusalem in order to bring the ark of the Lord’s covenant from the city of David, that is Zion.

More verses: Psalm 87:2

Mountains » Names of » Tabor

Judges 4:6

She summoned Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, “Hasn’t the Lord, the God of Israel, commanded you: ‘Go, deploy the troops on Mount Tabor, and take with you 10,000 men from the Naphtalites and Zebulunites?

Jeremiah 46:18

As I live—
this is the King’s declaration;
Yahweh of Hosts is His name.
He will come like Tabor among the mountains
and like Carmel by the sea.

Judges 4:14

Then Deborah said to Barak, “Move on, for this is the day the Lord has handed Sisera over to you. Hasn’t the Lord gone before you?” So Barak came down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, priests!
Pay attention, house of Israel!
Listen, royal house!
For the judgment applies to you
because you have been a snare at Mizpah
and a net spread out on Tabor.

Judges 8:18

He asked Zebah and Zalmunna, “What kind of men did you kill at Tabor?”“They were like you,” they said. “Each resembled the son of a king.”

More verses: Psalm 89:12

Mountains » Names of » Olives, or olivet

Acts 1:12

Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called the Mount of Olives, which is near Jerusalem—a Sabbath day’s journey away.

Matthew 21:1

When they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage at the Mount of Olives, Jesus then sent two disciples,

Matthew 24:3

While He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples approached Him privately and said, “Tell us, when will these things happen? And what is the sign of Your coming and of the end of the age?”

Matthew 26:30

After singing psalms, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

Luke 21:37

During the day, He was teaching in the temple complex, but in the evening He would go out and spend the night on what is called the Mount of Olives.

Mountains » Afforded pasturage

Amos 4:1

Listen to this message, you cows of Bashan
who are on the hill of Samaria,
women who oppress the poor
and crush the needy,
who say to their husbands,
“Bring us something to drink.”

Exodus 3:1

Meanwhile, Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

1 Samuel 25:7

I hear that you are shearing. When your shepherds were with us, we did not harass them, and nothing of theirs was missing the whole time they were in Carmel.

1 Kings 22:17

So Micaiah said:I saw all Israel scattered on the hills
like sheep without a shepherd.
And the Lord said,
“They have no master;
let everyone return home in peace.”

Mountains » Names of » Gerizim, in samaria

Joshua 8:33

All Israel, foreigner and citizen alike, with their elders, officers, and judges, stood on either side of the ark of the Lord’s covenant facing the Levitical priests who carried it. As Moses the Lord’s servant had commanded earlier, half of them were in front of Mount Gerizim and half in front of Mount Ebal, to bless the people of Israel.

Deuteronomy 11:29

When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, you are to proclaim the blessing at Mount Gerizim and the curse at Mount Ebal.

Deuteronomy 27:12

“When you have crossed the Jordan, these tribes will stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin.

Judges 9:7

When they told Jotham, he climbed to the top of Mount Gerizim, raised his voice, and called to them:Listen to me, lords of Shechem,
and may God listen to you:

Mountains » Names of » Ebal, in samaria

Joshua 8:33

All Israel, foreigner and citizen alike, with their elders, officers, and judges, stood on either side of the ark of the Lord’s covenant facing the Levitical priests who carried it. As Moses the Lord’s servant had commanded earlier, half of them were in front of Mount Gerizim and half in front of Mount Ebal, to bless the people of Israel.

Deuteronomy 11:29

When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, you are to proclaim the blessing at Mount Gerizim and the curse at Mount Ebal.

Deuteronomy 27:4

When you have crossed the Jordan, you are to set up these stones on Mount Ebal, as I am commanding you today, and you are to cover them with plaster.

Joshua 8:30

At that time Joshua built an altar on Mount Ebal to the Lord, the God of Israel,

Mountains » Names of » Gilead

Judges 7:3

Now announce in the presence of the people: ‘Whoever is fearful and trembling may turn back and leave Mount Gilead.’” So 22,000 of the people turned back, but 10,000 remained.

Genesis 31:21

He fled with all his possessions, crossed the Euphrates, and headed for the hill country of Gilead.

Genesis 31:25

When Laban overtook Jacob, Jacob had pitched his tent in the hill country, and Laban and his brothers also pitched their tents in the hill country of Gilead.

Song of Songs 4:1

M How beautiful you are, my darling.
How very beautiful!
Behind your veil,
your eyes are doves.
Your hair is like a flock of goats
streaming down Mount Gilead.

Mountains » Names of » Seir

Deuteronomy 2:5

Don’t fight with them, for I will not give you any of their land, not even an inch of it, because I have given Esau the hill country of Seir as his possession.

Ezekiel 35:2

“Son of man, turn your face toward Mount Seir and prophesy against it.

Genesis 14:6

and the Horites in the mountains of Seir, as far as El-paran by the wilderness.

Deuteronomy 1:2

It is an eleven-day journey from Horeb to Kadesh-barnea by way of Mount Seir.

Mountains » Names of » Gilboa, on which saul died

2 Samuel 1:6

“I happened to be on Mount Gilboa,” he replied, “and there was Saul, leaning on his spear. At that very moment the chariots and the cavalry were closing in on him.

1 Samuel 28:4

The Philistines came together and camped at Shunem. So Saul gathered all Israel, and they camped at Gilboa.

2 Samuel 1:21

Mountains of Gilboa,
let no dew or rain be on you,
or fields of offerings,
for there the shield of the mighty was defiled
the shield of Saul, no longer anointed with oil.

1 Samuel 31:1

The Philistines fought against Israel, and Israel’s men fled from them. Many were killed on Mount Gilboa.

Mountains » Names of » Lebanon

1 Kings 5:14

He sent 10,000 to Lebanon each month in shifts; one month they were in Lebanon, two months they were at home. Adoniram was in charge of the forced labor.

Judges 3:3

These nations included: the five rulers of the Philistines and all of the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites who lived in the Lebanese mountains from Mount Baal-hermon as far as the entrance to Hamath.

Ezekiel 17:3

You are to say: This is what the Lord God says:A great eagle with great wings, long pinions,
and full plumage of many colors
came to Lebanon and took the top of the cedar.

Deuteronomy 3:25

Please let me cross over and see the beautiful land on the other side of the Jordan, that good hill country and Lebanon.

Mountains » Names of » Hermon

Deuteronomy 3:8

“At that time we took the land from the two Amorite kings across the Jordan, from the Arnon Valley as far as Mount Hermon,

Joshua 11:17

from Mount Halak, which ascends to Seir, as far as Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon at the foot of Mount Hermon. He captured all their kings and struck them down, putting them to death.

Psalm 133:3

It is like the dew of Hermon
falling on the mountains of Zion.
For there the Lord has appointed the blessing—
life forevermore.

Joshua 13:11

also Gilead and the territory of the Geshurites and Maacathites, all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salecah—

Mountains » Afford refuge in time of danger

Genesis 14:10

Now the Valley of Siddim contained many asphalt pits, and as the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, some fell into them, but the rest fled to the mountains.

Judges 6:2

and they oppressed Israel. Because of Midian, the Israelites made hiding places for themselves in the mountains, caves, and strongholds.

Matthew 24:16

“then those in Judea must flee to the mountains!

Mountains » Abounded with » Forests

2 Kings 19:23

You have mocked the Lord through your messengers.
You 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 tallest cedars,
its choice cypress trees.
I came to its farthest outpost,
its densest forest.

2 Chronicles 2:2

so he assigned 70,000 men as porters, 80,000 men as stonecutters in the mountains, and 3,600 as supervisors over them.

2 Chronicles 2:8-10

Also, send me cedar, cypress, and algum logs from Lebanon, for I know that your servants know how to cut the trees of Lebanon. Note that my servants will be with your servants to prepare logs for me in abundance because the temple I am building will be great and wonderful. I will give your servants, the woodcutters who cut the trees, 100,000 bushels of wheat flour, 100,000 bushels of barley, 110,000 gallons of wine, and 110,000 gallons of oil.

Mountains » God » Causes, to melt

Psalm 97:5

The mountains melt like wax
at the presence of the Lord
at the presence of the Lord of all the earth.

Judges 5:5

The mountains melted before the Lord,
even Sinai before the Lord, the God of Israel.

Isaiah 64:1

If only You would tear the heavens open
and come down,
so that mountains would quake at Your presence

Isaiah 64:3

When You did awesome works
that we did not expect,
You came down,
and the mountains quaked at Your presence.

Mountains » Names of » Abarim, east of jordan

Deuteronomy 32:49

“Go up Mount Nebo in the Abarim range in the land of Moab, across from Jericho, and view the land of Canaan I am giving the Israelites as a possession.

Numbers 27:12

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Go up this mountain of the Abarim range and see the land that I have given the Israelites.

Numbers 33:48

They departed from the Abarim range and camped on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Gilboa

2 Samuel 1:6

“I happened to be on Mount Gilboa,” he replied, “and there was Saul, leaning on his spear. At that very moment the chariots and the cavalry were closing in on him.

2 Samuel 1:21

Mountains of Gilboa,
let no dew or rain be on you,
or fields of offerings,
for there the shield of the mighty was defiled
the shield of Saul, no longer anointed with oil.

1 Samuel 31:1

The Philistines fought against Israel, and Israel’s men fled from them. Many were killed on Mount Gilboa.

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

Numbers 20:22

After they set out from Kadesh, the entire Israelite community came to Mount Hor.

Numbers 33:37

They departed from Kadesh and camped at Mount Hor on the edge of the land of Edom.

Numbers 21:4

Then they set out from Mount Hor by way of the Red Sea to bypass the land of Edom, but the people became impatient because of the journey.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Carmel

Joshua 19:26

Allammelech, Amad, and Mishal and reached westward to Carmel and Shihor-libnath.

2 Kings 19:23

You have mocked the Lord through your messengers.
You 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 tallest cedars,
its choice cypress trees.
I came to its farthest outpost,
its densest forest.

Joshua 15:55

Maon, Carmel, Ziph, Juttah,

Mountains » Illustrative » Of difficulties

Zechariah 4:7

‘What are you, great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain. And he will bring out the capstone accompanied by shouts of: Grace, grace to it!’”

Isaiah 40:4

Every valley will be lifted up,
and every mountain and hill will be leveled;
the uneven ground will become smooth
and the rough places, a plain.

Mountains » Abounded with » Spices

Song of Songs 8:14

W Hurry to me, my love,
and be like a gazelle
or a young stag
on the mountains of spices.

Song of Songs 4:6

Before the day breaks
and the shadows flee,
I will make my way to the mountain of myrrh
and the hill of frankincense.

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

Deuteronomy 27:11-13

On that day Moses commanded the people, "When you have crossed the Jordan, these [tribes] will stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin. And these [tribes] will stand on Mount Ebal to deliver the curse: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Deuteronomy 11:29

When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, you are to proclaim the blessing at Mount Gerizim and the curse at Mount Ebal.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Olives or mount of corruption

2 Kings 23:13

The king also defiled the high places that were across from Jerusalem, to the south of the Mount of Destruction, which King Solomon of Israel had built for Ashtoreth, the detestable idol of the Sidonians; for Chemosh, the detestable idol of Moab; and for Milcom, the abomination of the Ammonites.

1 Kings 11:7

At that time, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the detestable idol of Moab, and for Milcom, the detestable idol of the Ammonites, on the hill across from Jerusalem.

Luke 21:37

During the day, He was teaching in the temple complex, but in the evening He would go out and spend the night on what is called the Mount of Olives.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Sinai

Exodus 19:2

After they departed from Rephidim, they entered the Wilderness of Sinai and camped in the wilderness, and Israel camped there in front of the mountain.

Mountains » Illustrative » Of the church of God

Daniel 2:35

Then the iron, the fired clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were shattered and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors. The wind carried them away, and not a trace of them could be found. But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.

Isaiah 2:2

In the last days
the mountain of the Lord’s house will be established
at the top of the mountains
and will be raised above the hills.
All nations will stream to it,

Daniel 2:44-45

"In the days of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, and this kingdom will not be left to another people. It will crush all these kingdoms and bring them to an end, but will itself endure forever. You saw a stone break off from the mountain without a hand touching it, and it crushed the iron, bronze, fired clay, silver, and gold. The great God has told the king what will happen in the future. The dream is true, and its interpretation certain."

Mountains » Abounded with » Deer

1 Chronicles 12:8

Some Gadites defected to David at his stronghold in the desert. They were fighting men, trained for battle, expert with shield and spear. Their faces were like the faces of lions, and they were as swift as gazelles on the mountains.

Song of Songs 2:8

Listen! My love is approaching.
Look! Here he comes,
leaping over the mountains,
bounding over the hills.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Tabor

Judges 4:6

She summoned Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali and said to him, “Hasn’t the Lord, the God of Israel, commanded you: ‘Go, deploy the troops on Mount Tabor, and take with you 10,000 men from the Naphtalites and Zebulunites?

Judges 4:14

Then Deborah said to Barak, “Move on, for this is the day the Lord has handed Sisera over to you. Hasn’t the Lord gone before you?” So Barak came down from Mount Tabor with 10,000 men following him.

Judges 4:12

It was reported to Sisera that Barak son of Abinoam had gone up Mount Tabor.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Ebal

Deuteronomy 27:13

And these tribes will stand on Mount Ebal to deliver the curse: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

Deuteronomy 11:29

When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, you are to proclaim the blessing at Mount Gerizim and the curse at Mount Ebal.

Mountains » Often selected as places for idolatrous worship

Deuteronomy 12:2

Destroy completely all the places where the nations that you are driving out worship their gods—on the high mountains, on the hills, and under every green tree.

2 Chronicles 21:11

Jehoram also built high places in the hills of Judah, and he caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem to prostitute themselves, and he led Judah astray.

Mountains » Names of » Nebo

Deuteronomy 32:49

“Go up Mount Nebo in the Abarim range in the land of Moab, across from Jericho, and view the land of Canaan I am giving the Israelites as a possession.

Deuteronomy 34:1

Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which faces Jericho, and the Lord showed him all the land: Gilead as far as Dan,

Mountains » Abounded with » Wild beasts

Song of Songs 4:8

Come with me from Lebanon, my bride
with me from Lebanon!
Descend from the peak of Amana,
from the summit of Senir and Hermon,
from the dens of the lions,
from the mountains of the leopards.

Habakkuk 2:17

For your violence against Lebanon
will overwhelm you;
the destruction of animals will terrify you
because of your human bloodshed and violence
against lands, cities, and all who live in them.

Mountains » Abounded with » Vineyards

2 Chronicles 26:10

Since he had many cattle both in the Judean foothills and the plain, he built towers in the desert and dug many wells. And since he was a lover of the soil, he had farmers and vinedressers in the hills and in the fertile lands.

Jeremiah 31:5

You will plant vineyards again
on the mountains of Samaria;
the planters will plant and will enjoy the fruit.

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

Deuteronomy 34:1

Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which faces Jericho, and the Lord showed him all the land: Gilead as far as Dan,

Numbers 21:20

from Bamoth to the valley in the territory of Moab near the Pisgah highlands that overlook the wasteland.

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 with streams of water, springs, and deep water sources, flowing in both valleys and hills;

Psalm 104:8-10

mountains rose and valleys sank- to the place You established for them. You set a boundary they cannot cross; they will never cover the earth again. He causes the springs to gush into the valleys; they flow between the mountains.

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

Numbers 32:3

“The territory of Ataroth, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon, Elealeh, Sebam, Nebo, and Beon,

Deuteronomy 34:1

Then Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, which faces Jericho, and the Lord showed him all the land: Gilead as far as Dan,

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Moriah

2 Chronicles 3:1

Then Solomon began to build the Lord’s temple in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah where the Lord had appeared to his father David, at the site David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Genesis 22:2

“Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”

Mountains » Illustrative » (burning,) of destructive enemies

Jeremiah 51:25

Look, I am against you, devastating mountain—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
you devastate the whole earth.
I will stretch out My hand against you,
roll you down from the cliffs,
and turn you into a charred mountain.

Revelation 8:8

The second angel blew his trumpet, and something like a great mountain ablaze with fire was hurled into the sea. So a third of the sea became blood,

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Gerizim

Deuteronomy 11:29

When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess, you are to proclaim the blessing at Mount Gerizim and the curse at Mount Ebal.

Judges 9:7

When they told Jotham, he climbed to the top of Mount Gerizim, raised his voice, and called to them:Listen to me, lords of Shechem,
and may God listen to you:

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Hor

Numbers 20:22

After they set out from Kadesh, the entire Israelite community came to Mount Hor.

Numbers 34:7-8

This will be your northern border: From the Mediterranean Sea draw a line to Mount Hor; from Mount Hor draw a line to the entrance of Hamath, and the border will reach Zedad.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Gilead

Genesis 31:21

He fled with all his possessions, crossed the Euphrates, and headed for the hill country of Gilead.

Genesis 31:25

When Laban overtook Jacob, Jacob had pitched his tent in the hill country, and Laban and his brothers also pitched their tents in the hill country of Gilead.

Mountains » Names of » Ararat, in armenia

Jeremiah 51:27

Raise a signal flag in the land;
blow a ram’s horn among the nations;
set apart the nations against her.
Summon kingdoms against her—
Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz.
Appoint a marshal against her;
bring up horses like a swarm of locusts.

Genesis 8:4

The ark came to rest in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat.

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

Exodus 19:11

and be prepared by the third day, for on the third day the Lord will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.

Exodus 19:20

The Lord came down on Mount Sinai at the top of the mountain. Then the Lord summoned Moses to the top of the mountain, and he went up.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Seir

Genesis 14:6

and the Horites in the mountains of Seir, as far as El-paran by the wilderness.

Genesis 36:8

So Esau (that is, Edom) lived in the mountains of Seir.

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

Isaiah 44:23

Rejoice, heavens, for the Lord has acted;
shout, depths of the earth.
Break out into singing, mountains,
forest, and every tree in it.
For the Lord has redeemed Jacob,
and glorifies Himself through Israel.

Isaiah 55:12

You will indeed go out with joy
and be peacefully guided;
the mountains and the hills will break into singing before you,
and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.

Mountains » Abounded with » Stone for building

1 Kings 5:14

He sent 10,000 to Lebanon each month in shifts; one month they were in Lebanon, two months they were at home. Adoniram was in charge of the forced labor.

1 Kings 5:17

The king commanded them to quarry large, costly stones to lay the foundation of the temple with dressed stones.

Mountains » Sometimes selected as places for divine worship

Genesis 22:2

“Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”

Genesis 22:5

Then Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey. The boy and I will go over there to worship; then we’ll come back to you.”

Mountains » Often inhabited

Joshua 11:21

At that time Joshua proceeded to exterminate the Anakim from the hill country—Hebron, Debir, Anab—all the hill country of Judah and of Israel. Joshua completely destroyed them with their cities.

Genesis 36:8

So Esau (that is, Edom) lived in the mountains of Seir.

Mountains » Illustrative » (made waste,) of desolation

Malachi 1:3

but I hated Esau. I turned his mountains into a wasteland, and gave his inheritance to the desert jackals.”

Isaiah 42:15

I will lay waste mountains and hills
and dry up all their vegetation.
I will turn rivers into islands
and dry up marshes.

Mountains » God » Causes, to smoke

Psalm 104:32

He looks at the earth, and it trembles;
He touches the mountains,
and they pour out smoke.

Psalm 144:5

Lord, part Your heavens and come down.
Touch the mountains, and they will smoke.

Mountains » Beacons or ensigns often raised upon

Isaiah 30:17

One thousand will flee at the threat of one,
at the threat of five you will flee,
until you alone remain
like a solitary pole on a mountaintop
or a banner on a hill.

Isaiah 13:2

Lift up a banner on a barren mountain.
Call out to them.
Wave your hand, and they will go
through the gates of the nobles.

Mountains » Many exceeding high

Psalm 104:18

The high mountains are for the wild goats;
the cliffs are a refuge for hyraxes.

Isaiah 2:14

against all the high mountains,
against all the lofty hills,

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Ephraim

Judges 2:9

They buried him in the territory of his inheritance, in Timnath-heres, in the hill country of Ephraim, north of Mount Gaash.

Joshua 17:15

“If you have so many people,” Joshua replied to them, “go to the forest and clear an area for yourselves there in the land of the Perizzites and the Rephaim, because Ephraim’s hill country is too small for you.”

Mountains » Illustrative » Of persons in authority

Isaiah 44:23

Rejoice, heavens, for the Lord has acted;
shout, depths of the earth.
Break out into singing, mountains,
forest, and every tree in it.
For the Lord has redeemed Jacob,
and glorifies Himself through Israel.

Psalm 72:3

May the mountains bring prosperity to the people
and the hills, righteousness.

Mountains » God » Causes, to tremble

Nahum 1:5

The mountains quake before Him,
and the hills melt;
the earth trembles at His presence—
the world and all who live in it.

Habakkuk 3:10

The mountains see You and shudder;
a downpour of water sweeps by.
The deep roars with its voice
and lifts its waves high.

Mountains » God » Causes, to skip

Psalm 114:4

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

Psalm 114:6

Mountains, that you skipped like rams?
Hills, like lambs?

Mountains » Collect the vapors which ascend from the earth

Psalm 104:8

mountains rose and valleys sank
to the place You established for them.

Psalm 104:6

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

Mountains » Abounded with » Precious things

Deuteronomy 33:15

with the best products of the ancient mountains
and the bounty of the eternal hills;

Mountains » Called » The ancient mountains

Deuteronomy 33:15

with the best products of the ancient mountains
and the bounty of the eternal hills;

Mountains » God » Sets the foundations of, on fire

Deuteronomy 32:22

For fire has been kindled because of My anger
and burns to the depths of Sheol;
it devours the land and its produce,
and scorches the foundations of the mountains.

Mountains » God » Overturns

Job 9:5

He removes mountains without their knowledge,
overturning them in His anger.

Job 28:9

The miner strikes the flint
and transforms the mountains at their foundations.

Mountains » Canaan abounded in

Deuteronomy 11:11

But the land you are entering to possess is a land of mountains and valleys, watered by rain from the sky.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Abarim

Numbers 33:47-48

They departed from Almon-diblathaim and camped in the Abarim [range] facing Nebo. They departed from the Abarim [range] and camped on the plains of Moab by the Jordan [across from] Jericho.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Lebanon

Deuteronomy 3:25

Please let me cross over and see the beautiful land on the other side of the Jordan, that good hill country and Lebanon.

Mountains » Abounded with » Minerals

Deuteronomy 8:9

a land where you will eat food without shortage, where you will lack nothing; a land whose rocks are iron and from whose hills you will mine copper.

Mountains » The elevated parts of the earth

Genesis 7:19-20

Then the waters surged even higher on the earth, and all the high mountains under the whole sky were covered. The mountains were covered as the waters surged [above them] more than 20 feet.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Hachilah

1 Samuel 23:19

Some Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah and said, “David is hiding among us in the strongholds in Horesh on the hill of Hachilah south of Jeshimon.

Mountains » Abounded with » Game

1 Samuel 26:20

So don’t let my blood fall to the ground far from the Lord’s presence, for the king of Israel has come out to search for a flea, like one who pursues a partridge in the mountains.”

Mountains » Abounded with » Herbs

Proverbs 27:25

When hay is removed and new growth appears
and the grain from the hills is gathered in,

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

1 Kings 18:19

Now summon all Israel to meet me at Mount Carmel, along with the 450 prophets of Baal and the 400 prophets of Asherah who eat at Jezebel’s table.”

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Beth-el

1 Samuel 13:2

He chose 3,000 men from Israel for himself: 2,000 were with Saul at Michmash and in Bethel’s hill country, and 1,000 were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. He sent the rest of the troops away, each to his own tent.

Mountains » Names of » Beth-el

1 Samuel 13:2

He chose 3,000 men from Israel for himself: 2,000 were with Saul at Michmash and in Bethel’s hill country, and 1,000 were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. He sent the rest of the troops away, each to his own tent.

Mountains » Called » Everlasting hills

Genesis 49:26

The blessings of your father excel
the blessings of my ancestors
and the bounty of the eternal hills.
May they rest on the head of Joseph,
on the crown of the prince of his brothers.

Mountains » Volcanic fires of, alluded to

Isaiah 64:1-2

If only You would tear the heavens open [and] come down, so that mountains would quake at Your presence- as fire kindles the brushwood, and fire causes water to boil- to make Your name known to Your enemies, so that nations will tremble at Your presence!

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

Exodus 3:1-2

Meanwhile Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. Then the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire within a bush. As Moses looked, he saw that the bush was on fire but was not consumed.

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

Genesis 22:2

“Take your son,” He said, “your only son Isaac, whom you love, go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains I will tell you about.”

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Hermon

Joshua 13:11

also Gilead and the territory of the Geshurites and Maacathites, all Mount Hermon, and all Bashan to Salecah—

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Amalek

Judges 12:15

and when he died, he was buried in Pirathon in the land of Ephraim, in the hill country of the Amalekites.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Sion

2 Samuel 5:7

Yet David did capture the stronghold of Zion, that is, the city of David.

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

Isaiah 41:15

See, I will make you into a sharp threshing board,
new, with many teeth.
You will thresh mountains and pulverize them
and make hills into chaff.

Mountains » Called » The everlasting mountains

Habakkuk 3:6

He stands and shakes the earth;
He looks and startles the nations.
The age-old mountains break apart;
the ancient hills sink down.
His pathways are ancient.

Mountains » Called » Perpetual hills

Habakkuk 3:6

He stands and shakes the earth;
He looks and startles the nations.
The age-old mountains break apart;
the ancient hills sink down.
His pathways are ancient.

Mountains » Called » God's mountains

Isaiah 49:11

I will make all My mountains into a road,
and My highways will be raised up.

Mountains » God » Waters, from his chambers

Psalm 104:13

He waters the mountains from His palace;
the earth is satisfied by the fruit of Your labor.

Mountains » God » Weighs, in a balance

Isaiah 40:12

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand
or marked off the heavens with the span of his hand?
Who has gathered the dust of the earth in a measure
or weighed the mountains in a balance
and the hills in the scales?

Mountains » God » Makes waste

Isaiah 42:15

I will lay waste mountains and hills
and dry up all their vegetation.
I will turn rivers into islands
and dry up marshes.

Mountains » God » Scatters

Habakkuk 3:6

He stands and shakes the earth;
He looks and startles the nations.
The age-old mountains break apart;
the ancient hills sink down.
His pathways are ancient.

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

Genesis 8:4

The ark came to rest in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Ararat

Genesis 8:4

The ark came to rest in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Bashan

Psalm 68:15

Mount Bashan is God’s towering mountain;
Mount Bashan is a mountain of many peaks.

Mountains » Illustrative » Of proud and haughty persons

Isaiah 2:14

against all the high mountains,
against all the lofty hills,

Mountains » Names of » Bashan

Psalm 68:15

Mount Bashan is God’s towering mountain;
Mount Bashan is a mountain of many peaks.

Mountains » God » Parches, with draught

Haggai 1:11

I have summoned a drought
on the fields and the hills,
on the grain, new wine, olive oil,
and whatever the ground yields,
on man and beast,
and on all that your hands produce.”

Mountains » Proclamations often made from

Isaiah 40:9

Zion, herald of good news,
go up on a high mountain.
Jerusalem, herald of good news,
raise your voice loudly.
Raise it, do not be afraid!
Say to the cities of Judah,
“Here is your God!”

Mountains » A defence to a country

Psalm 125:2

Jerusalem—the mountains surround her.
And the Lord surrounds His people,
both now and forever.

Mountains » Made to glorify God

Psalm 148:9

mountains and all hills,
fruit trees and all cedars,

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Horeb

Exodus 3:1

Meanwhile, Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Moreh

Judges 7:1

Jerubbaal (that is, Gideon) and everyone who was with him, got up early and camped beside the spring of Harod. The camp of Midian was north of them, below the hill of Moreh, in the valley.

Mountains » Mentioned in scripture » Mizar

Psalm 42:6

I am deeply depressed;
therefore I remember You from the land of Jordan
and the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.

Mountains » Illustrative » Of God's righteousness

Mountains » Names of » Mizar

Psalm 42:6

I am deeply depressed;
therefore I remember You from the land of Jordan
and the peaks of Hermon, from Mount Mizar.

Mountains » God » Gives strength to

Psalm 95:4

The depths of the earth are in His hand,
and the mountain peaks are His.

Mountains » God » Set fast

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

Acts 1:12

Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called the Mount of Olives, which is near Jerusalem—a Sabbath day’s journey away.

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

Amos 9:13

Hear this! The days are coming—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
when the plowman will overtake the reaper
and the one who treads grapes,
the sower of seed.
The mountains will drip with sweet wine,
and all the hills will flow with it.

Mountains » Called » Pillars of heaven

Job 26:11

The pillars that hold up the sky tremble,
astounded at His rebuke.

Mountains » God » Formed

Amos 4:13

He is here:
the One who forms the mountains,
creates the wind,
and reveals His thoughts to man,
the One who makes the dawn out of darkness
and strides on the heights of the earth.
Yahweh, the God of Hosts, is His name.

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

Mark 9:2

After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up on a high mountain by themselves to be alone. He was transformed in front of them,

Mountains » God » Removes

Job 9:5

He removes mountains without their knowledge,
overturning them in His anger.

Paran » Mountains

Deuteronomy 33:2

He said:The Lord came from Sinai
and appeared to them from Seir;
He shone on them from Mount Paran
and came with ten thousand holy ones,
with lightning from His right hand for them.

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—10 cities, with their villages;

Topics on Mountains

Blessings From The Mountains

Joel 3:18

In that day
the mountains will drip with sweet wine,
and the hills will flow with milk.
All the streams of Judah will flow with water,
and a spring will issue from the Lord’s house,
watering the Valley of Acacias.

Escaping To Mountains

Hosea 10:8

The high places of Aven, the sin of Israel,
will be destroyed;
thorns and thistles will grow over their altars.
They will say to the mountains, “Cover us!”
and to the hills, “Fall on us!”

Going Up Mountains

Haggai 1:8

Go up into the hills, bring down lumber, and build the house. Then I will be pleased with it and be glorified,” says the Lord.

Mountains Quaking

Jeremiah 4:24

I looked at the mountains,
and they were quaking;
all the hills shook.

Mountains Removed

Zechariah 4:7

‘What are you, great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain. And he will bring out the capstone accompanied by shouts of: Grace, grace to it!’”

Seven Mountains

Revelation 17:9-10

“Here is the mind with wisdom: The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman is seated.

The Mountains Of Israel

Ezekiel 17:22

This is what the Lord God says:I will take a sprig
from the lofty top of the cedar and plant it.
I will pluck a tender sprig
from its topmost shoots,
and I will plant it
on a high towering mountain.

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