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Theasaurus: Scorpions

9 Bible Verses about Scorpions

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 11:12

or if also he shall ask an egg, shall give him a scorpion?

1 Kings 12:11

and whereas my father laid a heavy yoke upon you, I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

1 Kings 12:14

and he spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Deuteronomy 8:15

who led thee through the great and terrible wilderness, a wilderness of fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where there is no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;

Ezekiel 2:6

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, and be not afraid of their words; for briars and thorns are with thee, and thou dwellest among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, and be not dismayed at their faces; for they are a rebellious house.

Revelation 9:3

And out of the smoke came forth locusts on the earth, and power was given to them as the scorpions of the earth have power;

Revelation 9:10

and they have tails like scorpions, and stings; and their power was in their tails to hurt men five months.

Revelation 9:5

and it was given to them that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months; and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man.

From Thematic Bible


Scorpions » Illustrative » Ministers of antiChrist

Revelation 9:3

And out of the smoke came forth locusts on the earth, and power was given to them as the scorpions of the earth have power;

Revelation 9:5

and it was given to them that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months; and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man.

Revelation 9:10

and they have tails like scorpions, and stings; and their power was in their tails to hurt men five months.

Scorpions » Abounded in the great desert

Deuteronomy 8:15

who led thee through the great and terrible wilderness, a wilderness of fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where there is no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;

Scorpions » Armed with a sharp sting in its tail

Revelation 9:10

and they have tails like scorpions, and stings; and their power was in their tails to hurt men five months.

Scorpions » Sting of, venomous and caused torment

Revelation 9:5

and it was given to them that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months; and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man.

Scorpions » Illustrative » Severe scourges

1 Kings 12:11

and whereas my father laid a heavy yoke upon you, I will add to your yoke: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Scorpions » Illustrative » Wicked men

Ezekiel 2:6

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, and be not afraid of their words; for briars and thorns are with thee, and thou dwellest among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, and be not dismayed at their faces; for they are a rebellious house.

Scorpions » Christ gave his disciples power over

Scorpions » Unfit for food

Luke 11:12

or if also he shall ask an egg, shall give him a scorpion?

Wicked people » Compared with » Scorpions

Ezekiel 2:6

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, and be not afraid of their words; for briars and thorns are with thee, and thou dwellest among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, and be not dismayed at their faces; for they are a rebellious house.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Scorpions

Ezekiel 2:6

And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, and be not afraid of their words; for briars and thorns are with thee, and thou dwellest among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, and be not dismayed at their faces; for they are a rebellious house.