30 Bible Verses about terrorism
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Do not cause me dismay! You are my source of safety in times of trouble.
"I will send my terror before you, and I will destroy all the people whom you encounter; I will make all your enemies turn their backs to you.
You need not fear the terrors of the night, the arrow that flies by day,
For the Lord says, 'I will make both you and your friends terrified of what will happen to you. You will see all of them die by the swords of their enemies. I will hand all the people of Judah over to the king of Babylon. He will carry some of them away into exile in Babylon and he will kill others of them with the sword.
I for my part will do this to you: I will inflict horror on you, consumption and fever, which diminish eyesight and drain away the vitality of life. You will sow your seed in vain because your enemies will eat it.
This very day I will begin to fill all the people of the earth with dread and to terrify them when they hear about you. They will shiver and shake in anticipation of your approach."
You will be reestablished when I vindicate you. You will not experience oppression; indeed, you will not be afraid. You will not be terrified, for nothing frightening will come near you.
But the next day Pashhur released Jeremiah from the stocks. When he did, Jeremiah said to him, "The Lord's name for you is not 'Pashhur' but 'Terror is Everywhere.'
Whenever it sweeps by, it will overtake you; indeed, every morning it will sweep by, it will come through during the day and the night." When this announcement is understood, it will cause nothing but terror.
So he caused them to die unsatisfied and filled with terror.
(for rulers cause no fear for good conduct but for bad). Do you desire not to fear authority? Do good and you will receive its commendation,
Yes, here is what he says: "You hear cries of panic and of terror; there is no peace in sight.
Terrify them, Lord! Let the nations know they are mere mortals! (Selah)
like Sarah who obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You become her children when you do what is good and have no fear in doing so.
and they started on their journey. The surrounding cities were afraid of God, and they did not pursue the sons of Jacob.
You defend the fatherless and oppressed, so that mere mortals may no longer terrorize them.
In the evening there is sudden terror; by morning they vanish. This is the fate of those who try to plunder us, the destiny of those who try to loot us!
The land of Judah will humiliate Egypt. Everyone who hears about Judah will be afraid because of what the Lord who commands armies is planning to do to them.
The king's terrifying anger is like the roar of a lion; whoever provokes him sins against himself.
Your mind will recall the terror you experienced, and you will ask yourselves, "Where is the scribe? Where is the one who weighs the money? Where is the one who counts the towers?"
Terror, pit, and snare are ready to overtake you inhabitants of the earth!
For the calamity from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his majesty I was powerless.
I will bring terrors on you, and you will be no more! Though you are sought after, you will never be found again, declares the sovereign Lord."
Doing justice brings joy to the righteous and terror to those who do evil.
They are absolutely terrified, for God defends the godly.
You will not be afraid of sudden disaster, or when destruction overtakes the wicked;
I hear many whispering words of intrigue against me. Those who would cause me terror are everywhere! They are saying, "Come on, let's publicly denounce him!" All my so-called friends are just watching for something that would lead to my downfall. They say, "Perhaps he can be enticed into slipping up, so we can prevail over him and get our revenge on him.
We hoped for good fortune, but nothing good has come of it. We hoped for a time of relief, but instead we experience terror.
For I hear what so many are saying, the terrifying news that comes from every direction. When they plot together against me, they figure out how they can take my life.
Fear and dread will fall on them; by the greatness of your arm they will be as still as stone until your people pass by, O Lord, until the people whom you have bought pass by.