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Theasaurus: Scorpions

9 Bible Verses about Scorpions

Most Relevant Verses

Luke 11:12

Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

1 Kings 12:11

And now whereas my father did lay upon you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father has chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

1 Kings 12:14

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

Deuteronomy 8:15

Who led you through that great and terrible wilderness, in which were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and thirsty land, where there was no water; who brought you forth water out of the rock of flint;

Ezekiel 2:6

And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

Revelation 9:3

And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

Revelation 9:10

And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.

Revelation 9:5

And to them it was given 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 there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

Revelation 9:5

And to them it was given 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 had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.

Scorpions » Abounded in the great desert

Deuteronomy 8:15

Who led you through that great and terrible wilderness, in which were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and thirsty land, where there was no water; who brought you forth water out of the rock of flint;

Scorpions » Armed with a sharp sting in its tail

Revelation 9:10

And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.

Scorpions » Sting of, venomous and caused torment

Revelation 9:5

And to them it was given 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 now whereas my father did lay upon you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father has chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Scorpions » Illustrative » Wicked men

Ezekiel 2:6

And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

Scorpions » Christ gave his disciples power over

Scorpions » Unfit for food

Luke 11:12

Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

Wicked people » Compared with » Scorpions

Ezekiel 2:6

And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Scorpions

Ezekiel 2:6

And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.