'Awe' in the Bible
And the Lord responded: “Look, I am making a covenant. I will perform wonders in the presence of all your people that have never been done in all the earth or in any nation. All the people you live among will see the Lord’s work, for what I am doing with you is awe-inspiring.
Then all the peoples of the earth will see that you are called by Yahweh’s name, and they will stand in awe of you.
Then the woman went and told her husband, “A man of God came to me. He looked like the awe-inspiring Angel of God. I didn’t ask Him where He came from, and He didn’t tell me His name.
All Israel heard about the judgment the king had given, and they stood in awe of the king because they saw that God’s wisdom was in him to carry out justice.
I said,Yahweh, the God of heaven, the great and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant with those who love Him and keep His commands,
After I made an inspection, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, “Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons and daughters, your wives and homes.”
So now, our God—the great, mighty,and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant—do not view lightly all the hardships that have afflicted us,our kings and leaders,our priests and prophets,our ancestors and all Your people,from the days of the Assyrian kings until today.
Serve the Lord with reverential aweand rejoice with trembling.
But I enter Your houseby the abundance of Your faithful love;I bow down toward Your holy templein reverential awe of You.
Let the whole earth tremble before the Lord;let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.
in your splendor ride triumphantlyin the cause of truth, humility, and justice.May your right hand show your awe-inspiring acts.
For Yahweh, the Most High, is awe-inspiring,a great King over all the earth.
The righteous will look on with aweand will ridicule him:
You answer us in righteousness,with awe-inspiring works,God of our salvation,the hope of all the ends of the earthand of the distant seas.
Say to God, “How awe-inspiring are Your works!Your enemies will cringe before Youbecause of Your great strength.
Come and see the wonders of God;His acts for humanity are awe-inspiring.
God, You are awe-inspiring in Your sanctuaries.The God of Israel gives power and strength to His people.May God be praised!
Make and keep your vowsto the Lord your God;let all who are around Him bring tributeto the awe-inspiring One.
God is greatly feared in the council of the holy ones,more awe-inspiring than all who surround Him.
Let them praise Your greatand awe-inspiring name.He is holy.
wonderful works in the land of Ham,awe-inspiring acts at the Red Sea.
He has sent redemption to His people.He has ordained His covenant forever.His name is holy and awe-inspiring.
I tremble in awe of You;I fear Your judgments.
They will proclaim the power of Your awe-inspiring acts,and I will declare Your greatness.
I know that all God does will last forever; there is no adding to it or taking from it. God works so that people will be in awe of Him.
M You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling,lovely as Jerusalem,awe-inspiring as an army with banners.
Y Who is this who shines like the dawn—as beautiful as the moon,bright as the sun,awe-inspiring as an army with banners?
You are to regard only the Lord of Hosts as holy.Only He should be feared;only He should be held in awe.
For when he sees his children,the work of My hands within his nation,they will honor My name,they will honor the Holy One of Jacoband stand in awe of the God of Israel.
Tell us the coming events,then we will know that you are gods.Indeed, do something good or bad,then we will be in awe and perceive.
This city will bear on My behalf a name of joy, praise, and glory before all the nations of the earth, who will hear of all the good I will do for them. They will tremble with awe because of all the good and all the peace I will bring about for them.
The shape of an expanse, with a gleam like awe-inspiring crystal, was spread out over the heads of the living creatures.
I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed:Ah, Lord—the great and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant with those who love Him and keep His commands—
Afterward, the people of Israel will return and seek the Lord their God and David their king. They will come with awe to the Lord and to His goodness in the last days.
The sun will be turned to darknessand the moon to bloodbefore the great and awe-inspiring Day of the Lord comes.
They will lick the dust like a snake;they will come trembling out of their hiding placeslike reptiles slithering on the ground.They will tremble in the presence of Yahweh our God;they will stand in awe of You.
Lord, I have heard the report about You;Lord, I stand in awe of Your deeds.Revive Your work in these years;make it known in these years.In Your wrath remember mercy!
“My covenant with him was one of life and peace, and I gave these to him; it called for reverence, and he revered Me and stood in awe of My name.
because Herod was in awe of John and was protecting him, knowing he was a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard him he would be very disturbed, yet would hear him gladly.
Then everyone was astounded, and they were giving glory to God. And they were filled with awe and said, “We have seen incredible things today!”
and they recognized that he was the one who used to sit and beg at the Beautiful Gate of the temple complex. So they were filled with awe and astonishment at what had happened to him.
Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us hold on to grace. By it, we may serve God acceptably, with reverence and awe,
Then I saw another great and awe-inspiring sign in heaven: seven angels with the seven last plagues, for with them, God’s wrath will be completed.
They sang the song of God’s servant Moses and the song of the Lamb:Great and awe-inspiring are Your works,Lord God, the Almighty;righteous and true are Your ways,King of the Nations.