'Rock' in the Bible
nevertheless his bow remained steady and his arms kept in shape by the strength of Jacob's Mighty One, in the name of the Shepherd, Israel's Rock,
The deep covered them, they went down into the depths like a rock.
I'll be standing there in front of you on the rock at Horeb. You are to strike the rock and water will come out of it, so the people can drink." Moses did this in front of the elders of Israel.
"If people quarrel and one strikes the other with a rock or his fist, and he does not die but ends up in bed,
The LORD said, "Look, there is a place near me where you can stand on the rock;
and as my glory passes by, I'll put you in a crevice in the rock, and cover you with my hand until I've passed by.
the rock badger (because it chews its cud but its hooves aren't divided, it is to be unclean for you),
"Take the rod, gather the community together, and then you and your brother Aaron are to speak to the rock right before their eyes. It will release water. As you bring water to them from the rock, the community and the cattle will be able to drink."
Then Moses and Aaron gathered the community together in front of the rock. "Pay attention, you rebels!" Moses told them. "Are we to bring you water from this rock?"
Then Moses raised his hand and struck the rock twice with his rod. Lots of water gushed out, and both the community and their cattle were able to drink.
Balaam also uttered this prophetic statement about the Kenites: "Your dwelling places are stable, because your nest is carved in solid rock.
who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery, and who led you through the vast and dangerous desert, that parched land without water, with its poisonous snakes and scorpions. He brought water out of solid rock for you,
However, you must not eat these animals that chew the cud or have a divided hoof: the camel, hare, and rock badger. Even though they chew the cud, their hooves are not divided. Therefore they are unclean for you.
Flawless is the work of the Rock, because all his ways are just. A faithful God never unjust righteous and upright is he.
He mounted him on a high place above the earth, feeding him from the produce of the field. He nourished him with honey from the rock and with oil from the flint rock,
Jacob dined until satisfied; Jeshurun grew fat and kicked. He grew fat, coarse, and gross, so that he abandoned the God who made him and spurned the Rock that was his salvation.
You neglected the Rock that fathered you; you abandoned God, who was awaiting your birth.
How can one person chase a thousand of them and two put a myriad to flight, unless their Rock delivers them and the LORD gives them up?
For their rock isn't like our Rock, as even our enemies admit.
"He will say, "Where are their gods, the rock in which they took refuge?
They captured two Midianite leaders, Oreb and Zeeb. While they were pursuing the Midianites, they executed Oreb at Oreb's Rock and Zeeb at Zeeb's Winepress, and then they carried the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon from the east bank of the Jordan River.
In response, 3,000 soldiers from the tribe of Judah went down to the caves of the rock of Etam and asked Samson, "Don't you know that the Philistines have us in their control? What have you done to us?" "I did to them what they did to me," he answered.
The rest of them turned and ran into the wilderness in the direction of the rock of Rimmon, but 5,000 of them were killed on the highways while 2,000 of them were overtaken and killed near Gidom.
However, 600 soldiers ran into the wilderness in the direction of the rock of Rimmon, where they remained as fugitives for four months.
Then the entire congregation sent for the surviving descendants of Benjamin who were living at the rock of Rimmon and assured them that their intentions toward them were peaceful.
Indeed, there is no one holy like the LORD, indeed, there is no one besides you, there is no rock like our God.
On the third day go down quickly and come to the place where you hid earlier. Remain beside the rock at Ezel.
I'll shoot three arrows to the side of the rock as though I were shooting at a target.
The servant went. Then David came out from the south side of the rock, fell on his face, and bowed down three times. The men kissed each other, and both of them cried, but David even more.
When Saul and his men went to search for David, some people told David, and he went down to the Rock of Escape and remained in the wilderness of Maon. Saul heard this and he pursued David into the wilderness of Maon.
So Saul turned around from pursuing David and went to meet the Philistines. Therefore, they call that place the Rock of Escape.
Then Aiah's daughter Rizpah grabbed some sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock where her children had been hanged from the beginning of harvest until the first rain fell from the sky. She would not allow any scavenger birds to land on them during the day nor the beasts of the field to approach them at night.
For who is God apart from the LORD? And who is a Rock, apart from our God?
The LORD lives! Blessed be my Rock, and may my God be exalted, the Rock who is my salvation!
The God of Israel has spoken; the Rock of Israel has talked to me. "When one is governing men justly, he fears God while governing.
You gave them food from heaven for their hunger and water from the rock for their thirst. You directed them to enter and possess the land that you had promised to give them.
Am I as strong as a rock? Am I some kind of iron man?
You're tearing yourself to pieces in your anger. Will the land be abandoned because of you, or the rock be moved from its place?"
using an iron stylus with lead for ink! Then they'd be engraved in rock forever.
They are wet from mountain rains; without shelter, they cling to a rock.
The LORD is my rock, my fortress, my deliverer, my God, my stronghold in whom I take refuge, my shield, the glory of my salvation, and my high tower."
For who is God but the LORD, and who is a Rock other than our God?
The LORD lives! Blessed be my Rock! May the God of my deliverance be exalted!
May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.
For he will conceal me in his shelter on the day of evil; He will hide me in a secluded chamber within his tent; He will place me on a high rock.
To you, LORD, I cry out! My Rock, do not refuse to answer me. If you remain silent, I will become like those who descend into the Pit.
Listen to me, and deliver me quickly. Become a rock of safety for me, a fortified citadel to deliver me;
For you are my rock and my fortress; for the sake of your name guide me and lead me.
He plucked me out of a pit of confusion, even out of the quicksand; he placed my feet on a rock and established my steps.
I will ask God, my Rock, "Why have you forsaken me? Why do I go around mourning under the enemy's oppression?"
From the end of the earth I will cry to you whenever my heart is overwhelmed. Place me on the rock that's too high for me.
He alone is my rock, my deliverance, and my high tower; nothing will shake me.
He alone is my rock, my deliverance, and my high tower; nothing will shake me.
I rely on God who is my deliverance and my glory; he is my strong rock, and my refuge is in God.
Be my sheltering refuge where I may go continuously; command my deliverance for you are my rock and fortress.
He brought streams from rock, causing water to flow like a river.
It's true that Moses struck the rock so that water flowed forth and torrents of water gushed out, but is he also able to give bread or to supply meat for his people?"
Then they remembered that God was their rock, and the Most High God was their deliverer.
But I will feed Israel with the finest wheat, satisfying you with honey from the rock. A Psalm of Asaph
He will announce to me "You are my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.'
They will proclaim: "The LORD is upright; my rock, in whom there is no injustice."
But the LORD is my stronghold, and my God, the rock, is my refuge.
Come! Let us sing joyfully to the LORD! Let us shout for joy to the rock of our salvation.
The high mountains are for wild goats; the cliffs are a refuge for the rock badger.
He opened a rock, and water gushed out flowing like a river in the desert.
who turned the rock into a pool of water, the flinty rock into flowing springs.
Blessed be the LORD, my rock, who trains my hands for battle and my fingers for warfare,
The way an eagle flies in the sky, the way of a serpent on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a young woman.
The rock badgers aren't a strong species either, yet they build their dens in the rocks.
My sister, my bride, is a locked garden a locked rock garden, a sealed up spring.
Then he will be a sanctuary, but for both houses of Israel he'll also be a stone with which someone strikes himself, a rock one stumbles over, a trap and a snare to those who live in Jerusalem.
The LORD of the Heavenly Armies will brandish a whip against them, as when he struck Midian at the rock of Oreb; and as his staff was stretched out over the sea, so he will lift it up as he did in Egypt.
For you have forgotten the God of your salvation and have not remembered the Rock that is your strength. Therefore even though you plant delightful plants, sowing them with imported vine-seedlings,
"Come, go to this steward, to Shebna who is in charge of the household, and ask him: "What are you doing here, and who are your relatives here that you could carve out a grave for yourself here cutting out a tomb at the choicest location, chiseling out a resting place for yourself out of solid rock?
"Trust in the LORD forever, for in the LORD GOD you have an everlasting rock.
You will have songs as on nights when people celebrate a holy festival, and gladness of heart, as when they set out with flutes to go to the LORD's mountain, to the Rock of Israel.
Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a hiding place from storms, like streams of water in the desert, in the shadow of a great rock in an exhausted land.
Don't tremble, and don't be afraid. Didn't I tell you and announce it long ago? You are my witnesses. Is there any God besides me? There is no other Rock I don't know of any."
They didn't thirst when he led him through the desolate places. He made water gush from a rock for them; he split open the rock, and water gushed out.
Shout with joy, you heavens, and rock with glee, you earth! Break out in song, you mountains! The LORD is comforting his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones.
"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD! Look to the rock from which you were cut, to the quarry from which you were hewn.
Take the belt that you bought and that is around your waist. Get up and go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a crevice in the rock."
"Look, I'm against you, city dwelling in the valley, rock of the plain," declares the LORD, "those of you who say, "Who can come down against us and who can enter our habitations?'
"My message is like fire or like a hammer that shatters rock, is it not?" declares the LORD.
When you finish reading this scroll, tie a rock around it and throw it into the middle of the Euphrates.
Her blood was in it. She poured it out onto bare rock. She didn't pour it out on the ground, intending to cover it with dirt.
In order to stir up my anger and in order to take vengeance, I set the blood on a bare rock so that it cannot be covered.'
I'll turn you into bare rock, and your city will become a place to spread nets. You will never be built again, because I the LORD have decreed this,' declares the Lord GOD."
"As you were watching, a rock was quarried but not with human hands and it struck the iron and clay feet of the statue, breaking them to pieces.
Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were broken in pieces together and became like chaff from a summer threshing floor that the breeze carries away without leaving a trace. Then the rock that struck the statue grew into a huge mountain and filled the entire earth.
"Horses don't run over bare rock, do they? One doesn't plow rock with oxen, does he? But you have turned justice to gall, and the fruit of righteousness into bitterness.
"Haven't you existed forever, LORD my God, my Holy One? We won't die! LORD, you've prepared them for judgment; Rock, you've sentenced them to correction.
He told Jesus, "Since you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, because it is written, "God will put his angels in charge of you,' and, "With their hands they will hold you up, so that you will never hit your foot against a rock.'"
"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.
The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, but it did not collapse because its foundation was on the rock.
I tell you that you are Peter, and it is on this rock that I will build my congregation, and the powers of hell will not conquer it.
Then he placed it in his own new tomb, which he had cut out of the rock. After rolling a large stone across the door of the tomb, he left,
Joseph bought some linen cloth, took the body down, wrapped it in the cloth, laid it in a tomb that had been cut out of the rock, and rolled a stone against the door of the tomb.
With their hands they will hold you up, so that you will never hit your foot against a rock.'"
They are like a person building a house, who dug a deep hole to lay the foundation on rock. When a flood came, the floodwaters pushed against that house but couldn't shake it, because it had been founded on the rock.