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42 Bible Verses about Thunder

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Job 28:26

when He established a limit for the rain
and a path for the lightning,

Job 36:29

Can anyone understand how the clouds spread out
or how the thunder roars from God’s pavilion?

Psalm 93:4

Greater than the roar of many waters—
the mighty breakers of the sea—
the Lord on high is majestic.

Jeremiah 10:13

When He thunders,
the waters in the heavens are in turmoil,
and He causes the clouds to rise
from the ends of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain
and brings the wind from His storehouses.

Jeremiah 51:16

When He thunders,
the waters in the heavens are in turmoil,
and He causes the clouds
to rise from the ends of the earth.
He makes lightning for the rain
and brings the wind from His storehouses.

Exodus 19:16

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.

Exodus 20:18

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.

1 Samuel 12:17-18

Isn’t the wheat harvest today? I will call on the Lord and He will send thunder and rain, so that you will know and see what a great evil you committed in the Lord’s sight by requesting a king for yourselves.” Samuel called on the Lord, and on that day the Lord sent thunder and rain. As a result, all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

Job 37:4-5

Then there comes a roaring sound;
God thunders with His majestic voice.
He does not restrain the lightning
when His rumbling voice is heard. God thunders marvelously with His voice;
He does great things that we cannot comprehend.

Psalm 18:13

The Lord thundered from heaven;
the Most High projected His voice.

Psalm 29:3

The voice of the Lord is above the waters.
The God of glory thunders—
the Lord, above vast waters,

Psalm 68:33

to Him who rides in the ancient, highest heavens.
Look, He thunders with His powerful voice!

Psalm 81:7

You called out in distress, and I rescued you;
I answered you from the thundercloud.
I tested you at the waters of Meribah.Selah

John 12:29

The crowd standing there heard it and said it was thunder. Others said that an angel had spoken to Him.

Revelation 4:5

Flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder came from the throne. Seven fiery torches were burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.

Revelation 6:1

Then I saw the Lamb open one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, “Come!”

Revelation 8:5

The angel took the incense burner, filled it with fire from the altar, and hurled it to the earth; there were rumblings of thunder, flashes of lightning, and an earthquake.

Revelation 10:3-4

and he cried out with a loud voice like a roaring lion. When he cried out, the seven thunders spoke with their voices. And when the seven thunders spoke, I was about to write. Then I heard a voice from heaven, saying, “Seal up what the seven thunders said, and do not write it down!”

Revelation 14:2

I heard a sound from heaven like the sound of cascading waters and like the rumbling of loud thunder. The sound I heard was also like harpists playing on their harps.

Revelation 19:6

Then I heard something like the voice of a vast multitude, like the sound of cascading waters, and like the rumbling of loud thunder, saying:Hallelujah, because our Lord God, the Almighty,
has begun to reign!

1 Samuel 2:10

Those who oppose the Lord will be shattered;
He will thunder in the heavens against them.
The Lord will judge the ends of the earth.
He will give power to His king;
He will lift up the horn of His anointed.

Exodus 9:23

So Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, and the Lord sent thunder and hail. Lightning struck the earth, and the Lord rained hail on the land of Egypt.

1 Samuel 7:10

Samuel was offering the burnt offering as the Philistines drew near to fight against Israel. The Lord thundered loudly against the Philistines that day and threw them into such confusion that they fled before Israel.

2 Samuel 22:14

The Lord thundered from heaven;
the Most High projected His voice.

Psalm 77:17-18

The clouds poured down water.
The storm clouds thundered;
Your arrows flashed back and forth. The sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind;
lightning lit up the world.
The earth shook and quaked.

Psalm 104:7

At Your rebuke the waters fled;
at the sound of Your thunder they hurried away—

Isaiah 29:6

you will be visited by the Lord of Hosts
with thunder, earthquake, and loud noise,
storm, tempest, and a flame of consuming fire.

Isaiah 30:30

And the Lord will make the splendor of His voice heard
and reveal His arm striking in angry wrath
and a flame of consuming fire,
in driving rain, a torrent, and hailstones.

Isaiah 33:3

The peoples flee at the thunderous noise;
the nations scatter when You rise in Your majesty.

Jeremiah 25:30

“As for you, you are to prophesy all these things to them, and say to them:The Lord roars from heaven;
He raises His voice from His holy dwelling.
He roars loudly over His grazing land;
He calls out with a shout, like those who tread grapes,
against all the inhabitants of the earth.

Joel 2:11

The Lord raises His voice
in the presence of His army.
His camp is very large;
Those who carry out His command are powerful.
Indeed, the Day of the Lord is terrible and dreadful—
who can endure it?

Joel 3:16

The Lord will roar from Zion
and raise His voice from Jerusalem;
heaven and earth will shake.
But the Lord will be a refuge for His people,
a stronghold for the Israelites.

Amos 1:2

He said:The Lord roars from Zion
and raises His voice from Jerusalem;
the pastures of the shepherds mourn,
and the summit of Carmel withers.

Revelation 16:18

There were flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder. And a severe earthquake occurred like no other since man has been on the earth—so great was the quake.

Judges 5:22

The horses’ hooves then hammered—
the galloping, galloping of his stallions.

Revelation 9:9

they had chests like iron breastplates; the sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots with many horses rushing into battle;

Mark 3:17

and to James the son of Zebedee,
and to his brother John,
He gave the name “Boanerges”
(that is, “Sons of Thunder”);

From Thematic Bible


Abortion » Of animals » Thunder

Psalm 29:9

The voice of the Lord makes the deer give birth
and strips the woodlands bare.In His temple all cry, “Glory!”

Miracles » Catalogue of » Thunder

1 Samuel 12:16-18

"Now, therefore, present yourselves and see this great thing that the Lord will do before your eyes. Isn't the wheat harvest today? I will call on the Lord and He will send thunder and rain, so that you will know and see what a great evil you committed in the Lord's sight by requesting a king for yourselves." Samuel called on the Lord, and on that day the Lord sent thunder and rain. As a result, all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

Thunder » Sent as a sign

Revelation 16:18

There were flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder. And a severe earthquake occurred like no other since man has been on the earth—so great was the quake.

Revelation 4:5

Flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder came from the throne. Seven fiery torches were burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.

1 Samuel 12:18

Samuel called on the Lord, and on that day the Lord sent thunder and rain. As a result, all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

Thunder » Sent as punishment

1 Samuel 7:10

Samuel was offering the burnt offering as the Philistines drew near to fight against Israel. The Lord thundered loudly against the Philistines that day and threw them into such confusion that they fled before Israel.

Exodus 9:23

So Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, and the Lord sent thunder and hail. Lightning struck the earth, and the Lord rained hail on the land of Egypt.

Psalm 78:48

He handed over their livestock to hail
and their cattle to lightning bolts.

Thunder » On mount sinai

Exodus 19:16

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.

Psalm 77:18

The sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind;
lightning lit up the world.
The earth shook and quaked.

Hebrews 12:18-19

For you have not come to what could be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, gloom, and storm, to the blast of a trumpet, and the sound of words. (Those who heard it begged that not another word be spoken to them,

Thunder » A manifestation of divine power

Psalm 77:18

The sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind;
lightning lit up the world.
The earth shook and quaked.

Thunder » A sign of divine anger

1 Samuel 12:17-18

Isn't the wheat harvest today? I will call on the Lord and He will send thunder and rain, so that you will know and see what a great evil you committed in the Lord's sight by requesting a king for yourselves." Samuel called on the Lord, and on that day the Lord sent thunder and rain. As a result, all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

Thunder » Sent as a plague upon the egyptians

Exodus 9:23-34

So Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, and the Lord sent thunder and hail. Lightning struck the earth, and the Lord rained hail on the land of Egypt. The hail, with lightning flashing through it, was so severe that nothing like it had occurred in the land of Egypt since it had become a nation. Throughout the land of Egypt, the hail struck down everything in the field, both man and beast. The hail beat down every plant of the field and shattered every tree in the field. read more.
The only place it didn't hail was in the land of Goshen where the Israelites were. Pharaoh sent for Moses and Aaron. "I have sinned this time," he said to them. "The Lord is the Righteous One, and I and my people are the guilty ones. Make an appeal to the Lord. There has been enough of God's thunder and hail. I will let you go; you don't need to stay any longer." Moses said to him, "When I have left the city, I will extend my hands to the Lord. The thunder will cease, and there will be no more hail, so that you may know the earth is the Lord's. But as for you and your officials, I know that you still do not fear the Lord God." The flax and the barley were destroyed because the barley was ripe and the flax was budding, but the wheat and the spelt were not destroyed since they are later crops. Moses went out from Pharaoh and the city, and extended his hands to the Lord. Then the thunder and hail ceased, and rain no longer poured down on the land. When Pharaoh saw that the rain, hail, and thunder had ceased, he sinned again and hardened his heart, he and his officials.

Thunder » The philistines, in battle with the people of israel

1 Samuel 7:10

Samuel was offering the burnt offering as the Philistines drew near to fight against Israel. The Lord thundered loudly against the Philistines that day and threw them into such confusion that they fled before Israel.

Thunder » Sent as a judgment

Isaiah 29:6

you will be visited by the Lord of Hosts
with thunder, earthquake, and loud noise,
storm, tempest, and a flame of consuming fire.

Thunder » Sons of zebedee called sons of

Mark 3:17

and to James the son of Zebedee,
and to his brother John,
He gave the name “Boanerges”
(that is, “Sons of Thunder”);

Topics on Thunder

Thunder Expressing God's Judgment

Isaiah 29:6

you will be visited by the Lord of Hosts
with thunder, earthquake, and loud noise,
storm, tempest, and a flame of consuming fire.

Thunder Showing God's Presence

Job 36:33

The thunder declares His presence;
the cattle also, the approaching storm.

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