Lightning in the Bible

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This picture was taken by my Aussie friend Caleb Allen, who once came on a tour of the lands of the Bible with me.

These references from the KJV were originally compiled by Daniel Robinson and originally published at https://wvlightning.com/COUNTENANCE.HTML

* Exodus 19:16 – And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that were in the camp trembled. * Exodus 20:18 – And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. * 2 Samuel 22:15 – And he sent out arrows, and scattered them; lightning, and discomfited them. * Job 28:26 – When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder: * Job 37:3 – He directeth it under the whole heaven, and his lightning unto the ends of the earth. * Job 38:25 – Who hath divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters, or a way for the lightning of thunder; * Job 38:35 – Canst thou send lightnings, that they may go, and say unto thee, Here we [are]? * Psalms 18:14 – Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them; and he shot out lightnings, and discomfited them. * Psalms 77:18 – The voice of thy thunder was in the heaven: the lightnings lightened the world: the earth trembled and shook. * Psalms 97:4 – His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled. * Psalms 135:7 – He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries. * Psalm 144:6 – Cast forth lightning, and scatter them: shoot out thine arrows, and destroy them. * Jeremiah 10:13 – When he uttereth his voice, there is a multitude of waters in the heavens, and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings with rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures. * Jeremiah 51:16 – When he uttereth His voice, there is a multitude of waters in the heavens; and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth: he maketh lightnings with rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures. * Ezekiel 1:13 – As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance [was] like burning coals of fire, and like the appearance of lamps: it went up and down among the living creatures; and the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning. * Ezekiel 1:14 – And the living creatures ran and returned as the appearance of a flash of lightning. * Daniel 10:6 – His body also was like the beryl, and his face as the appearance of lightning, and his eyes as lamps of fire, and his arms and his feet like in colour to polished brass, and the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude. * Nahum 2:4 – The chariots shall rage in the streets, they shall justle one against another in the broad ways: they shall seem like torches, they shall run like the lightnings. * Zechariah 9:14 – And the LORD shall be seen over them, and his arrow shall go forth as the lightning: and the Lord GOD shall blow the trumpet, and shall go with whirlwinds of the south. * Matthew 24:27- For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. * Matthew 28:3- His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: * Luke 10:18 – And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. * Luke 17:24 – For as the lightning, that lighteneth out of the one [part] under heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day. * Revelation 4:5 – And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon tis testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail. * Revelation 16:18 – And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.

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