'Wonder' in the Bible
“If a prophet arises among you, or a dreamer of dreams, and gives you a sign or a wonder,
and the sign or the wonder which he spoke (foretold) to you comes to pass, and if he says, ‘Let us follow after other gods (whom you have not known) and let us serve and worship them,’
They will be a sign and a wonder to you and your descendants forever.
And so in the matter of the envoys of the rulers of Babylon, who were sent to him to inquire about the wonder that had happened in the land, God left him alone only to test him, in order to know everything that was in his heart.
To You belongs silence [the submissive wonder of reverence], and [it bursts into] praise in Zion, O God;And to You the vow shall be performed.
I will give thanks and praise to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;Wonderful are Your works,And my soul knows it very well.
The [mournful, inspired] oracle (a burden to be carried) concerning the Valley of Vision:What is the matter with you now, that you have all gone up to the housetops,
Stop and take some time and wonder [at this prophecy],Blind yourselves and be blinded [at its fulfillment by your spiritual incompetence].They are drunk, but not from wine;They stagger, but not from strong drink.
When Jesus had finished [speaking] these words [on the mountain], the crowds were astonished and overwhelmed at His teaching;
The men wondered in amazement, saying, “What kind of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?”
And when the demon was driven out [by Jesus], the mute man spoke; and the crowds wondered in amazement, saying, “Never before has anything like this [miracle] been seen in Israel.”
All the people wondered in amazement, and said, “Could this be the Son of David (the Messiah)?”
And after coming to [Nazareth] His hometown, He began teaching them in their synagogue, and they were astonished, and said, “Where did this Man get this wisdom and these miraculous powers [what is the source of His authority]?
All who heard Him were amazed by His intelligence and His understanding and His answers.
For the Father dearly loves the Son and shows Him everything that He Himself is doing; and the Father will show Him greater works than these, so that you will be filled with wonder.
Do not be surprised at this; for a time is coming when all those who are in the tombs will hear His voice,
and they recognized him as the very man who usually sat begging for coins at the Beautiful Gate of the temple, and they were filled with wonder and amazement and were mystified at what had happened to him.
And no wonder, since Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light.
Do not be surprised, believers, if the world hates you.
And a great sign [warning of an ominous and frightening future event] appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon beneath her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
Then another sign [of warning] was seen in heaven: behold, a great fiery red dragon (Satan) with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads were seven royal crowns (diadems).
Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and wonderful [a warning of terrifying and horrible events]: seven angels who had seven plagues (afflictions, calamities), which are the last, because with them the wrath of God is finished [that is, it is completely expressed and reaches its zenith].
Search Results by Versions
Search Results by Book
- Admiration (7 instances)
- Admire (6 instances)
- Amazement (37 instances)
- Astonishment (56 instances)
- Awe (77 instances)