107 occurrences

'Rock' in the Bible

Yet his bow remained steady,and his strong arms were made agileby the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob,by the name of the Shepherd, the Rock of Israel,

I am going to stand there in front of you on the rock at Horeb; when you hit the rock, water will come out of it and the people will drink.” Moses did this in the sight of the elders of Israel.

The Lord said, “Here is a place near Me. You are to stand on the rock,

and when My glory passes by, I will put you in the crevice of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by.

“Take the staff and assemble the community. You and your brother Aaron are to speak to the rock while they watch, and it will yield its water. You will bring out water for them from the rock and provide drink for the community and their livestock.”

Moses and Aaron summoned the assembly in front of the rock, and Moses said to them, “Listen, you rebels! Must we bring water out of this rock for you?”

Then Moses raised his hand and struck the rock twice with his staff, so that a great amount of water gushed out, and the community and their livestock drank.

He led you through the great and terrible wilderness with its poisonous snakes and scorpions, a thirsty land where there was no water. He brought water out of the flint-like rock for you.

He made him ride on the heights of the landand eat the produce of the field.He nourished him with honey from the rockand oil from flint-like rock,

Then Jeshurun became fat and rebelled—you became fat, bloated, and gorged.He abandoned the God who made himand scorned the Rock of his salvation.

How could one man pursue a thousand,or two put ten thousand to flight,unless their Rock had sold them,unless the Lord had given them up?

He will say: “Where are their gods,the ‘rock’ they found refuge in?

The Angel of the Lord extended the tip of the staff that was in His hand and touched the meat and the unleavened bread. Fire came up from the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened bread. Then the Angel of the Lord vanished from his sight.

Build a well-constructed altar to the Lord your God on the top of this rock. Take the second bull and offer it as a burnt offering with the wood of the Asherah pole you cut down.”

They captured Oreb and Zeeb, the two princes of Midian; they killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb and Zeeb at the winepress of Zeeb, while they were pursuing the Midianites. They brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon across the Jordan.

Manoah took a young goat and a grain offering and offered them on a rock to the Lord, and He did a wonderful thing while Manoah and his wife were watching.

He tore them limb from limb with a great slaughter, and he went down and stayed in the cave at the rock of Etam.

Then 3,000 men of Judah went to the cave at the rock of Etam, and they asked Samson, “Don’t you realize that the Philistines rule over us? What have you done to us?”“I have done to them what they did to me,” he answered.

“No,” they said, “we won’t kill you, but we will tie you up securely and hand you over to them.” So they tied him up with two new ropes and led him away from the rock.

Then Benjamin turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon, and Israel killed 5,000 men on the highways. They overtook them at Gidom and struck 2,000 more dead.

But 600 men escaped into the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon and stayed there four months.

The whole congregation sent a message of peace to the Benjaminites who were at the rock of Rimmon.

The cart came to the field of Joshua of Beth-shemesh and stopped there near a large rock. The people of the city chopped up the cart and offered the cows as a burnt offering to the Lord.

The Levites removed the ark of the Lord, along with the box containing the gold objects, and placed them on the large rock. That day the men of Beth-shemesh offered burnt offerings and made sacrifices to the Lord.

The number of gold mice also corresponded to the number of Philistine cities of the five rulers, the fortified cities and the outlying villages. The large rock on which the ark of the Lord was placed is in the field of Joshua of Beth-shemesh to this day.

There were sharp columns of rock on both sides of the pass that Jonathan intended to cross to reach the Philistine garrison. One was named Bozez and the other Seneh;

The following day hurry down and go to the place where you hid on the day this incident began and stay beside the rock Ezel.

and Saul and his men went to look for him. When David was told about it, he went down to the rock and stayed in the Wilderness of Maon. Saul heard of this and pursued David there.

So Saul broke off his pursuit of David and went to engage the Philistines. Therefore, that place was named the Rock of Separation.

Rizpah, Aiah’s daughter, took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock from the beginning of the harvest until the rain poured down from heaven on the bodies. She kept the birds of the sky from them by day and the wild animals by night.

The Lord lives—may my rock be praised!God, the rock of my salvation, is exalted.

The God of Israel spoke;the Rock of Israel said to me,“The one who rules the people with justice,who rules in the fear of God,

Three of the 30 chief men went down to David, to the rock at the cave of Adullam, while the Philistine army was encamped in the Valley of Rephaim.

You provided bread from heaven for their hunger;You brought them water from the rock for their thirst.You told them to go in and possess the landYou had sworn to give them.

They captured fortified cities and fertile landand took possession of well-supplied houses,cisterns cut out of rock, vineyards,olive groves, and fruit trees in abundance.They ate, were filled,became prosperous, and delighted in Your great goodness.

But as a mountain collapses and crumblesand a rock is dislodged from its place,

You who tear yourself in anger—should the earth be abandoned on your account,or a rock be removed from its place?

when my feet were bathed in creamand the rock poured out streams of oil for me!

His heart is as hard as a rock,as hard as a lower millstone!

The Lord lives—may my rock be praised!The God of my salvation is exalted.

Listen closely to me; rescue me quickly.Be a rock of refuge for me,a mountain fortress to save me.

For You are my rock and my fortress;You lead and guide mebecause of Your name.

I will say to God, my rock,“Why have You forgotten me?Why must I go about in sorrowbecause of the enemy’s oppression?”

I call to You from the ends of the earthwhen my heart is without strength.Lead me to a rock that is high above me,

He alone is my rock and my salvation,my stronghold; I will not be shaken.

Be a rock of refuge for me,where I can always go.Give the command to save me,for You are my rock and fortress.

Look! He struck the rock and water gushed out;torrents overflowed.But can He also provide breador furnish meat for His people?”

But He would feed Israel with the best wheat.“I would satisfy you with honey from the rock.”

He will call to Me, ‘You are my Father,my God, the rock of my salvation.’

to declare: “The Lord is just;He is my rock,and there is no unrighteousness in Him.”

He opened a rock, and water gushed out;it flowed like a stream in the desert.

who turned the rock into a pool of water,the flint into a spring of water.

My dove, in the clefts of the rock,in the crevices of the cliff,let me see your face,let me hear your voice;for your voice is sweet,and your face is lovely.

He will be a sanctuary;but for the two houses of Israel,He will be a stone to stumble overand a rock to trip over,and a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

And the Lord of Hosts will brandish a whip against him as He did when He struck Midian at the rock of Oreb; and He will raise His staff over the sea as He did in Egypt.

For you have forgotten the God of your salvation,and you have failed to rememberthe rock of your strength;therefore you will plant beautiful plantsand set out cuttings from exotic vines.

What are you doing here? Who authorized you to carve out a tomb for yourself here, carving your tomb on the height and cutting a crypt for yourself out of rock?

Your singing will be like thaton the night of a holy festival,and your heart will rejoicelike one who walks to the music of a flute,going up to the mountain of the Lord,to the Rock of Israel.

His rock will pass away because of fear,and his officers will be afraid because of the signal flag.This is the Lord’s declaration—whose fire is in Zion and whose furnace is in Jerusalem.

Each will be like a shelter from the wind,a refuge from the rain,like streams of water in a dry landand the shade of a massive rock in an arid land.

Do not be startled or afraid.Have I not told you and declared it long ago?You are my witnesses!Is there any God but Me?There is no other Rock; I do not know any.

They did not thirstwhen He led them through the deserts;He made water flow for them from the rock;He split the rock, and water gushed out.

Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness,you who seek the Lord:Look to the rock from which you were cut,and to the quarry from which you were dug.

Lord, don’t Your eyes look for faithfulness?You have struck them, but they felt no pain.You finished them off,but they refused to accept discipline.They made their faces harder than rock,and they refused to return.

“Is not My word like fire”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and like a hammer that pulverizes rock?

As to the terror you cause,your presumptuous heart has deceived you.You who live in the clefts of the rock,you who occupy the mountain summit,though you elevate your nest like the eagle,even from there I will bring you down.This is the Lord’s declaration.

For the blood she shed is still within her.She put it out on the bare rock;she didn’t pour it on the groundto cover it with dust.

In order to stir up wrath and take vengeance,I have put her blood on the bare rock,so that it would not be covered.

They will destroy the walls of Tyre and demolish her towers. I will scrape the soil from her and turn her into a bare rock.

I will turn you into a bare rock, and you will be a place to spread nets. You will never be rebuilt, for I, Yahweh, have spoken.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Do horses gallop on the cliffs;does anyone plow there with oxen?Yet you have turned justice into poisonand the fruit of righteousness into wormwood—

Your presumptuous heart has deceived you,you who live in clefts of the rockin your home on the heights,who say to yourself,“Who can bring me down to the ground?”

Are You not from eternity, Yahweh my God?My Holy One, You will not die.Lord, You appointed them to execute judgment;my Rock, You destined them to punish us.

“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.

The rain fell, the rivers rose, and the winds blew and pounded that house. Yet it didn’t collapse, because its foundation was on the rock.

and placed it in his new tomb, which he had cut into the rock. He left after rolling a great stone against the entrance of the tomb.

After he bought some fine linen, he took Him down and wrapped Him in the linen. Then he placed Him in a tomb cut out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the entrance to the tomb.

He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. When the flood came, the river crashed against that house and couldn’t shake it, because it was well built.

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