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12 Bible Verses about Sudden Destruction

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Proverbs 24:21-22

My son, fear Yahweh and the king. Don't join those who are rebellious: for their calamity will rise suddenly; the destruction from them both -- who knows?

Genesis 7:11

In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on the same day all the fountains of the great deep were burst open, and the sky's windows were opened.

Proverbs 1:27

when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when your disaster comes on like a whirlwind; when distress and anguish come on you.

Lamentations 4:6

For the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the sin of Sodom, That was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands were laid on her.

Proverbs 24:22

for their calamity will rise suddenly; the destruction from them both -- who knows?

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also doesn't know his time. As the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly on them.

Isaiah 30:13

therefore this iniquity shall be to you like a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking comes suddenly in an instant.

Isaiah 47:11

Therefore evil will come on you; you won't know when it dawns: and mischief will fall on you; you will not be able to put it away: and desolation shall come on you suddenly, which you don't know.

Jeremiah 15:8

Their widows are increased to me above the sand of the seas; I have brought on them against the mother of the young men a destroyer at noonday: I have caused anguish and terrors to fall on her suddenly.

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Sudden destruction » The sudden overthrow of sinners

Proverbs 24:22

for their calamity will rise suddenly; the destruction from them both -- who knows?

Isaiah 30:13

therefore this iniquity shall be to you like a breach ready to fall, swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking comes suddenly in an instant.

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man also doesn't know his time. As the fish that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare, even so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falls suddenly on them.