And he said, “I heard You in the garden and I was afraid because I was naked, so I hid.”
As the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell on Abram, and suddenly great terror and darkness descended on him.
Sarah denied it. “I did not laugh,” she said, because she was afraid.But He replied, “No, you did laugh.”
Then He continued, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” Moses hid his face because he was afraid to look at God.
The appearance was so terrifying that Moses said, I am terrified and trembling.)
When Israel saw the great power that the Lord used against the Egyptians, the people feared the Lord and believed in Him and in His servant Moses.
On the third day, when morning came, there was thunder and lightning, a thick cloud on the mountain, and a loud trumpet sound, so that all the people in the camp shuddered.
All the people witnessed the thunder and lightning, the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain surrounded by smoke. When the people saw it they trembled and stood at a distance.
At that time I was standing between the Lord and you to report the word of the Lord to you, because you were afraid of the fire and did not go up the mountain. And He said:
I was afraid of the fierce anger the Lord had directed against you, because He was about to destroy you. But again the Lord listened to me on that occasion.
remove Your hand from me,
and do not let Your terror frighten me.
fear and trembling came over me
and made all my bones shake.
then You frighten me with dreams,
and terrify me with visions,
Let Him take His rod away from me
so His terror will no longer frighten me.
Then I would speak and not fear Him.
But that is not the case; I am on my own.
Therefore I am terrified in His presence;
when I consider this, I am afraid of Him.
For disaster from God terrifies me,
and because of His majesty I could not do these things.
1 Samuel 4:7
they panicked. “The gods have entered their camp!” they said. “Woe to us, nothing like this has happened before.
2 Samuel 6:9
David feared the Lord that day and said, “How can the ark of the Lord ever come to me?”
They looked and froze with fear;
they fled in terror. Trembling seized them there,
agony like that of a woman in labor,
The men feared the Lord even more, and they offered a sacrifice to the Lord and made vows.
Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.
When King Herod heard this, he was deeply disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him.
While he was saying this, a cloud appeared and overshadowed them. They became afraid as they entered the cloud.
Now as he spoke about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix became afraid and replied, “Leave for now, but when I find time I’ll call for you.”
When he heard these words, Ananias dropped dead, and a great fear came on all who heard.
Then great fear came on the whole church and on all who heard these things.