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12 Bible Verses about Sudden Destruction

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 24:21-22

My son, fear the Lord, as well as the king,
and don’t associate with rebels, for destruction from them will come suddenly;
who knows what distress these two can bring?

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the sources of the watery depths burst open, the floodgates of the sky were opened,

Proverbs 1:27

when terror strikes you like a storm
and your calamity comes like a whirlwind,
when trouble and stress overcome you.

Lamentations 4:6

?VavThe punishment of my dear people
is greater than that of Sodom,
which was overthrown in an instant
without a hand laid on it.

Proverbs 24:22

for destruction from them will come suddenly;
who knows what distress these two can bring?

Isaiah 30:13

this iniquity of yours will be
like a spreading breach,
a bulge in a high wall
whose collapse will come in an instant—suddenly!

Isaiah 47:11

But disaster will happen to you;
you will not know how to avert it.
And it will fall on you,
but you will be unable to ward it off.
Devastation will happen to you suddenly
and unexpectedly.

Jeremiah 15:8

I made their widows more numerous
than the sand of the seas.
I brought a destroyer at noon
against the mother of young men.
I suddenly released on her
agitation and terrors.

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Sudden destruction » The sudden overthrow of sinners

Proverbs 24:22

for destruction from them will come suddenly;
who knows what distress these two can bring?

Isaiah 30:13

this iniquity of yours will be
like a spreading breach,
a bulge in a high wall
whose collapse will come in an instant—suddenly!

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