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10 Bible Verses about Opening Pits

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Revelation 9:2

He opened the long shaft of the Abyss (the bottomless pit), and smoke like the smoke of a huge furnace puffed out of the long shaft, so that the sun and the atmosphere were darkened by the smoke from the long shaft.

Psalm 40:2

He drew me up out of a horrible pit [a pit of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay (froth and slime), and set my feet upon a rock, steadying my steps and establishing my goings.

Exodus 21:33

If a man leaves a pit open or digs a pit and does not cover it and an ox or a donkey falls into it,

Genesis 29:3

And when all the flocks were gathered there, [the shepherds] would roll the stone from the well's mouth, water the sheep, and replace the stone on the well's mouth.

Joshua 10:22

Then said Joshua, Open the mouth of the cave and bring out those five kings to me from the cave.

John 11:39-41

Jesus said, Take away the stone. Martha, the sister of the dead man, exclaimed, But Lord, by this time he [is decaying and] throws off an offensive odor, for he has been dead four days! Jesus said to her, Did I not tell you and promise you that if you would believe and rely on Me, you would see the glory of God? So they took away the stone. And Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.

John 20:1

Now on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been removed from (lifted out of the groove across the entrance of) the tomb.

Mark 16:3-4

And they said to one another, Who will roll back the stone for us out of [the groove across the floor at] the door of the tomb? And when they looked up, they [distinctly] saw that the stone was already rolled back, for it was very large.

Luke 24:2

And they found the stone rolled back from the tomb,

Matthew 27:52

The tombs were opened and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep in death were raised [to life];

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