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Theasaurus: Scorpions

9 Bible Verses about Scorpions

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 11:12

Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

1 Kings 12:11

Although my father burdened you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with barbed whips.’”

1 Kings 12:14

and spoke to them according to the young men’s advice: “My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with barbed whips.”

Deuteronomy 8:15

He led you through the great and terrible wilderness with its poisonous snakes and scorpions, a thirsty land where there was no water. He brought water out of the flint-like rock for you.

Ezekiel 2:6

“But you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words, though briers and thorns are beside you and you live among scorpions. Don’t be afraid of their words or be discouraged by the look on their faces, for they are a rebellious house.

Revelation 9:3

Then locusts came out of the smoke on to the earth, and power was given to them like the power that scorpions have on the earth.

Revelation 9:10

and they had tails with stingers like scorpions, so that with their tails they had the power to harm people for five months.

Revelation 9:5

They were not permitted to kill them but were to torment them for five months; their torment is like the torment caused by a scorpion when it strikes a man.

From Thematic Bible


Scorpions » Illustrative » Ministers of antiChrist

Revelation 9:3

Then locusts came out of the smoke on to the earth, and power was given to them like the power that scorpions have on the earth.

Revelation 9:5

They were not permitted to kill them but were to torment them for five months; their torment is like the torment caused by a scorpion when it strikes a man.

Revelation 9:10

and they had tails with stingers like scorpions, so that with their tails they had the power to harm people for five months.

Scorpions » Abounded in the great desert

Deuteronomy 8:15

He led you through the great and terrible wilderness with its poisonous snakes and scorpions, a thirsty land where there was no water. He brought water out of the flint-like rock for you.

Scorpions » Armed with a sharp sting in its tail

Revelation 9:10

and they had tails with stingers like scorpions, so that with their tails they had the power to harm people for five months.

Scorpions » Sting of, venomous and caused torment

Revelation 9:5

They were not permitted to kill them but were to torment them for five months; their torment is like the torment caused by a scorpion when it strikes a man.

Scorpions » Illustrative » Severe scourges

1 Kings 12:11

Although my father burdened you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with barbed whips.’”

Scorpions » Illustrative » Wicked men

Ezekiel 2:6

“But you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words, though briers and thorns are beside you and you live among scorpions. Don’t be afraid of their words or be discouraged by the look on their faces, for they are a rebellious house.

Scorpions » Christ gave his disciples power over

Scorpions » Unfit for food

Luke 11:12

Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion?

Wicked people » Compared with » Scorpions

Ezekiel 2:6

“But you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words, though briers and thorns are beside you and you live among scorpions. Don’t be afraid of their words or be discouraged by the look on their faces, for they are a rebellious house.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Scorpions

Ezekiel 2:6

“But you, son of man, do not be afraid of them or their words, though briers and thorns are beside you and you live among scorpions. Don’t be afraid of their words or be discouraged by the look on their faces, for they are a rebellious house.

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