'Terror' in the Bible
The fear and terror of you will be in every living creature on the earth, every bird of the sky, every creature that crawls on the ground, and all the fish of the sea. They are placed under your authority.
As the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell on Abram, and suddenly great terror and darkness descended on him.
In mounting terror, he cried out, "How scary this place is! This is nothing less than God's house and the gateway to heaven!"
Feeling mounting terror and distress, Jacob divided the people who were with him into two groups, doing the same with the flocks, the cattle, and the camels.
And they journeyed: and the terror of God was upon the cities that were round about them, and they did not pursue after the sons of Jacob.
and terror and dread will fall on them.They will be as still as a stonebecause of Your powerful armuntil Your people pass by, Lord,until the people whom You purchased pass by.
“I will cause the people ahead of you to feel terror and throw into confusion all the nations you come to. I will make all your enemies turn their backs to you in retreat.
I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
Starting today I will begin to instill fear and terror of you on the part of every nation under heaven who hears reports about you. They'll tremble in anguish before you.'"
No one will be able to stand against you. The LORD your God will instill terror and fear of you throughout the entire land wherever you go, just as he promised you.
The LORD brought us out of Egypt with his awesome power, with great terror, signs, and wonders.
"The LORD will cause you to be defeated by your enemies. You'll go out against them in one direction, but you'll flee from them in seven directions. Consequently, you'll be in a state of great terror throughout all the kingdoms of the earth.
And thy life shall hang in suspense before thee; and thou shalt be in terror day and night and shalt be afraid of thy life.
In the morning thou shalt say, Would that it were even! and in the evening thou shalt say, Would that it were morning! through the fright of thy heart wherewith thou shalt be in terror, and through the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
Be strong, courageous, and firm; fear not nor be in terror before them, for it is the Lord your God Who goes with you; He will not fail you or forsake you.
The sword without, and terror within, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.
And in all that mighty hand, and in all the great terror which Moses shewed in the sight of all Israel.
And she said unto the men, I know that the LORD hath given you the land, and that your terror is fallen upon us, and that all the inhabitants of the land faint because of you.
I sent terror ahead of you to drive out before you the two Amorite kings. I gave you the victory; it was not by your swords or bows.
At that point, as the army of Israel turned back to face the army of Benjamin, the army of Benjamin was filled with terror, because they realized that disaster was about to overtake them.
So they assembled all the leaders of the Philistines and said, "Get the ark of the God of Israel out of here! Let it go back to its own place so that it won't kill us and our people!" The terror of death was throughout the entire city; God was attacking them very severely there.
He took a team of oxen, cut them in pieces, and sent them throughout the land of Israel by messengers who said, “This is what will be done to the ox of anyone who doesn’t march behind Saul and Samuel.” As a result, the terror of the Lord fell on the people, and they went out united.
Terror spread through the Philistine camp and the open fields to all the troops. Even the garrison and the raiding parties were terrified. The earth shook, and terror spread from God.
Then they attacked all the cities around Gerar because the terror of the Lord was on them. They also plundered all the cities, since there was a great deal of plunder in them.
The terror of the Lord was on all the kingdoms of the lands that surrounded Judah, so they didn’t fight against Jehoshaphat.
And now, may the terror of the Lord be on you. Watch what you do, for there is no injustice or partiality or taking bribes with the Lord our God.”
The terror of God was on all the kingdoms of the lands when they heard that Yahweh had fought against the enemies of Israel.
Therefore, the wrath of the Lord was on Judah and Jerusalem, and He made them an object of terror, horror, and mockery, as you see with your own eyes.
They established the altar on its foundations, even though they were in terror of the local peoples, and they offered burnt offerings on it to the Lord, both the morning and the evening offerings.
In each of King Ahasuerus’s provinces the Jews assembled in their cities to attack those who intended to harm them. Not a single person could withstand them; terror of them fell on every nationality.
A fear fell upon me, along with trembling that caused all my bones to shake in terror.
"And now you're all just like them, aren't you? You see my terror and are terrified.
I would still live in terror of all my pains.I know You will not acquit me.
Let Him take His rod away from meso His terror will no longer frighten me.
Then your confidence will be flawless, and your security will keep you from terror.
His splendor will petrify you with terror, paralyzing you with fear, won't it?
remove Your hand from me,and do not let Your terror frighten me.
“Sounds of terror are in his ears;While at peace the destroyer comes upon him.
"He is petrified by terror that surrounds him on all sides; they chase at his heels.
People who live west of him are appalled at his fate; those who live east of him are seized with terror.
When I think about this, I'm petrified with terror and my body shudders uncontrollably."
That's why disaster surrounds you, terror suddenly overwhelms you,
Terror will overtake him like a flood, at night, a tornado will sweep him away.
For destruction from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his highness I could not endure.
Behold, my terror shall not make thee afraid, neither shall my hand be heavy upon thee.
Do you make him leap like a locust?His proud snorting fills one with terror.
Who can open the doors of his face? Round about his teeth is terror.
In his neck lodgeth strength, and terror danceth before him.
When [the crocodile] raises himself up, the mighty are afraid; because of terror and the crashing they are beside themselves.
There is not on the earth his like, That is made without terror.
He looks all mighty [beasts of prey] in the face [without terror]; he is monarch over all the sons of pride. [And now, Job, who are you who dares not arouse the unmastered crocodile, yet who dares resist Me, the beast's Creator, to My face? Everything under the heavens is Mine; therefore, who can have a claim against God?]
Serve the Lord in fear! Repent in terror!
my whole being is shaken with terror.And You, Lord—how long?
All my enemies will be ashamed and shake with terror;they will turn back and suddenly be disgraced.
Put terror in them, Lord;let the nations know they are only men.Selah
to do justice for the orphan and the oppressed, so that men of the earth may cause terror no more. To the Director: A Davidic Song.
Then they will be filled with terror,for God is with those who are righteous.
I have heard the gossip of many;terror is on every side.When they conspired against me,they plotted to take my life.
For the Lord Most High excites terror, awe, and dread; He is a great King over all the earth.
They looked and froze with fear;they fled in terror.
Then they will be filled with terror—terror like no other—because God will scatterthe bones of those who besiege you.You will put them to shame,for God has rejected them.
Fear and panic overpower me; terror overwhelms me.
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.God, hear my voice when I complain.Protect my life from the terror of the enemy.
Let their eyes be darkened so that they cannot see, and make their loins tremble continually [from terror, dismay, and feebleness].
So he made their days end in futility, and their years with sudden terror.
Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;
Burning indignation, terror, and sadness seize upon me because of the wicked, who forsake Your law.
I, in turn, will laugh at your calamity.I will mock when terror strikes you,
when terror strikes you like a stormand your calamity comes like a whirlwind,when trouble and stress overcome you.
Be not afraid of sudden terror and panic, nor of the stormy blast or the storm and ruin of the wicked when it comes [for you will be guiltless],
The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: he that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
Justice executed is a joy to the righteousbut a terror to those who practice iniquity.
All of them are skilled with swordsand trained in warfare.Each has his sword at his sideto guard against the terror of the night.
Go into the rocksand hide in the dustfrom the terror of the Lordand from His majestic splendor.
People will go into caves in the rocksand holes in the ground,away from the terror of the Lordand from His majestic splendor,when He rises to terrify the earth.
They will go into the caves of the rocksand the crevices in the cliffs,away from the terror of the Lordand from His majestic splendor,when He rises to terrify the earth.
"Don't call conspiracy everything that this people calls conspiracy, and don't fear what they fear, or live in terror.
The LORD of the Heavenly Armies he's the one you are to regard as holy. Let him be the one whom you fear, and let him be the one before whom you stand in terror!
Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, shall lop the bough with terror: and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be humbled.
And Jehovah hath devoted to destruction The tongue of the sea of Egypt, And hath waved His hand over the river, In the terror of his wind, And hath smitten it at the seven streams, And hath caused men to tread it with shoes.
In the evening—sudden terror!Before morning—it is gone!This is the fate of those who plunder usand the lot of those who ravage us.
And the land of Judah shall be a terror unto Egypt, every one that maketh mention thereof shall be afraid in himself, because of the counsel of the LORD of hosts, which he hath determined against it.
An oracle against the desert by the sea:Like storms that pass over the Negev,it comes from the desert, from the land of terror.
My heart staggers;horror terrifies me.He has turned my last glimmer of hopeinto sheer terror.
Panic, pit, and trap await youwho dwell on the earth.
Whoever flees at the sound of panicwill fall into a pit,and whoever escapes from the pitwill be caught in a trap.For the windows are opened from heaven,and the foundations of the earth are shaken.
And on this Mount [Zion] shall the Lord of hosts make for all peoples a feast of rich things [symbolic of His coronation festival inaugurating the reign of the Lord on earth, in the wake of a background of gloom, judgment, and terror], a feast of wines on the lees -- "of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.
Every time it passes through,it will carry you away;it will pass through every morning—every day and every night.Only terror will cause youto understand the message.
At the voice of the Lord the Assyrians will be stricken with dismay and terror, when He smites them with His rod.
Their stronghold will vanish by reason of terror, and their commanders will be filled with alarm because of the battle standard," declares the LORD, whose fire is in Zion and whose furnace is in Jerusalem.
Thine heart shall meditate terror. Where is the scribe? where is the receiver? where is he that counted the towers?
Fear not [there is nothing to fear], for I am with you; do not look around you in terror and be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen and harden you to difficulties, yes, I will help you; yes, I will hold you up and retain you with My [victorious] right hand of rightness and justice.
So take your stand with your spellsand your many sorceries,which you have wearied yourself with from your youth.Perhaps you will be able to succeed;perhaps you will inspire terror!
In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee.
They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for terror; for they are the seed of the blessed of Jehovah, and their offspring with them.
Don’t go out to the fields;don’t walk on the road.For the enemy has a sword;terror is on every side.
We hoped for peace, but there was nothing good;for a time of healing, but there was only terror.
Have You completely rejected Judah?Do You detest Zion?Why do You strike uswith no hope of healing for us?We hoped for peace,but there was nothing good;for a time of healing,but there was only terror.
And I will make them a terror to all of the kingdoms of the earth because of Manasseh, the son of Hezekiah, the king of Judah, because of what he did in Jerusalem.
I'll make their widows more numerous than the sand of the sea. At noontime I'll send a destroyer against the mother of a young man. I'll cause terror and anguish to come to her unexpectedly.
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