62 Bible Verses about Earthquakes

Luke 21:11 ESV / 190 helpful votes

There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.

Mark 13:8 ESV / 114 helpful votes

For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places; there will be famines. These are but the beginning of the birth pains.

Revelation 11:13 ESV / 80 helpful votes

And at that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city fell. Seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

Matthew 24:7 ESV / 80 helpful votes

For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.

Acts 16:26 ESV / 41 helpful votes

And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone's bonds were unfastened.

Psalm 60:2 ESV / 41 helpful votes

You have made the land to quake; you have torn it open; repair its breaches, for it totters.

Revelation 6:12-14 ESV / 31 helpful votes

When he opened the sixth seal, I looked, and behold, there was a great earthquake, and the sun became black as sackcloth, the full moon became like blood, and the stars of the sky fell to the earth as the fig tree sheds its winter fruit when shaken by a gale. The sky vanished like a scroll that is being rolled up, and every mountain and island was removed from its place.

Revelation 16:18 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And there were flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder, and a great earthquake such as there had never been since man was on the earth, so great was that earthquake.

Matthew 28:2 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it.

Isaiah 24:19 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The earth is utterly broken, the earth is split apart, the earth is violently shaken.

Matthew 24:36 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only.

Ezekiel 38:19 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For in my jealousy and in my blazing wrath I declare, On that day there shall be a great earthquake in the land of Israel.

Hebrews 12:26 ESV / 18 helpful votes

At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, “Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also the heavens.”

Job 9:5-6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

He who removes mountains, and they know it not, when he overturns them in his anger, who shakes the earth out of its place, and its pillars tremble;

Isaiah 13:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Therefore I will make the heavens tremble, and the earth will be shaken out of its place, at the wrath of the Lord of hosts in the day of his fierce anger.

2 Timothy 3:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty.

1 Corinthians 15:52 ESV / 10 helpful votes

In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed.

Matthew 24:42 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore, stay awake, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming.

Matthew 24:1-51 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray.

Psalm 45:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions;

John 16:33 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Psalm 46:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,

1 Thessalonians 4:1-18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God;

Matthew 24:44 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

1 Samuel 14:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And there was a panic in the camp, in the field, and among all the people. The garrison and even the raiders trembled, the earth quaked, and it became a very great panic.

Revelation 11:15 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.”

2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

John 3:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Matthew 27:51 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And the earth shook, and the rocks were split.

Zechariah 14:4 ESV / 7 helpful votes

On that day his feet shall stand on the Mount of Olives that lies before Jerusalem on the east, and the Mount of Olives shall be split in two from east to west by a very wide valley, so that one half of the Mount shall move northward, and the other half southward.

Nahum 1:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The mountains quake before him; the hills melt; the earth heaves before him, the world and all who dwell in it.

Revelation 16:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And every island fled away, and no mountains were to be found.

Romans 10:13 ESV / 6 helpful votes

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

Romans 10:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Acts 17:30-31 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The times of ignorance God overlooked, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent, because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.”

Isaiah 29:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You will be visited by the Lord of hosts with thunder and with earthquake and great noise, with whirlwind and tempest, and the flame of a devouring fire.

Isaiah 24:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The earth staggers like a drunken man; it sways like a hut; its transgression lies heavy upon it, and it falls, and will not rise again.

2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people.

Acts 3:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brothers. You shall listen to him in whatever he tells you.

John 10:30 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I and the Father are one.”

Psalm 77:18 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The crash of your thunder was in the whirlwind; your lightnings lighted up the world; the earth trembled and shook.

1 John 5:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power of the evil one.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Matthew 24:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And if those days had not been cut short, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

Matthew 24:21-22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be. And if those days had not been cut short, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect those days will be cut short.

Zechariah 14:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And you shall flee to the valley of my mountains, for the valley of the mountains shall reach to Azal. And you shall flee as you fled from the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Then the Lord my God will come, and all the holy ones with him.

Haggai 2:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For thus says the Lord of hosts: Yet once more, in a little while, I will shake the heavens and the earth and the sea and the dry land.

Haggai 2:5-8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

According to the covenant that I made with you when you came out of Egypt. My Spirit remains in your midst. Fear not. For thus says the Lord of hosts: Yet once more, in a little while, I will shake the heavens and the earth and the sea and the dry land. And I will shake all nations, so that the treasures of all nations shall come in, and I will fill this house with glory, says the Lord of hosts. The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, declares the Lord of hosts.

Psalm 46:3 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. Selah

Psalm 32:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.

Psalm 18:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then the earth reeled and rocked; the foundations also of the mountains trembled and quaked, because he was angry.

Numbers 16:32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, with their households and all the people who belonged to Korah and all their goods.

Numbers 16:31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And as soon as he had finished speaking all these words, the ground under them split apart.

1 John 3:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.

Romans 13:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.

Matthew 24:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Matthew 24:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?”

Amos 1:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The words of Amos, who was among the shepherds 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.

Revelation 11:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And when they have finished their testimony, the beast that rises from the bottomless pit will make war on them and conquer them and kill them,

John 5:30 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me.

Psalm 3:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Salvation belongs to the Lord; your blessing be on your people! Selah

Psalm 2:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I will tell of the decree: The Lord said to me, “You are my Son; today I have begotten you.

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