Earthquakes in the Bible

Earthquakes in the Bible

1Kings 19: [11]And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold,the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but the LORD was not in the earthquake:[12] And after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.

Isiah 29: [6] Thou shalt be visited of the LORD of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm and tempest, and the flame of devouring fire.

Amos 1:  [1] The words of Amos, who was among the herdsman of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Zechariah 14:  [5] And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the LORD my God shall come, and all the saints with thee.

Ezra 3:  [19] And thy glory went through four gates, of fire, and of earthquake, and of wind, and of cold; that thou mightest give the law unto the seed of Jacob, and diligence unto the generation of Israel.

Ezra 9:  [3] Therefore when there shall be seen earthquakes and uproars of the people in the world:

Ester 2:  [5] Behold a noise of a tumult, with thunder, and earthquakes, and uproar in the land:

Matthew 24:  [7] For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.

Matthew 27:  [54] Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying,Truly this was the Son of God.

Matthew 28:  [2] And,behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.

Mark 13:  [8] For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles:these are the beginnings of sorrows.

Luke 21:  [11] And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.

Acts 16:  [26] And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed.

Revelation 6:  [12] And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;

Revelation 8:  [5] And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake.

Revelation 11:  [13] And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven. [19]And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his 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.

Check out these links:

01.   East African Rift

02.   Great Rift Valley 

03.   Afar Depression

04.   Galilee Earthquake of 1837

05.   Dead Sea Transform Fault System

06.   African Plate

07.   Arabian Plate

08.   Zagros Mountains

09.   Pull Apart Basin

10.   Red Sea Rift

11.   Jordan River Valley

12.   East African Rift Zone

13.   East African Rift Zone Images

14.   Dead Sea Rift Images

15.   Geography of Israel

16.   The Earthquake in the Days of Uzziah

17.   Divergent Plate Boundary

18.   Rift Valley