100 Bible Verses about Mountains

Psalm 95:4-5 ESV / 48 helpful votes

In his hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are his also. The sea is his, for he made it, and his hands formed the dry land.

Isaiah 54:10 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

Matthew 17:20 ESV / 28 helpful votes

He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”

Psalm 104:5-9 ESV / 28 helpful votes

He set the earth on its foundations, so that it should never be moved. You covered it with the deep as with a garment; the waters stood above the mountains. At your rebuke they fled; at the sound of your thunder they took to flight. The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place that you appointed for them. You set a boundary that they may not pass, so that they might not again cover the earth.

Psalm 97:5 ESV / 26 helpful votes

The mountains melt like wax before the Lord, before the Lord of all the earth.

Matthew 14:23 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone,

Revelation 16:20 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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

Mark 11:23 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.

Psalm 121:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come?

Isaiah 52:7 ESV / 22 helpful votes

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.”

1 Corinthians 13:2 ESV / 17 helpful votes

And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

Zechariah 4:7 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Who are you, O great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you shall become a plain. And he shall bring forward the top stone amid shouts of ‘Grace, grace to it!’”

Isaiah 40:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain.

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Isaiah 2:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the hills; and all the nations shall flow to it,

Job 28:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

“Man puts his hand to the flinty rock and overturns mountains by the roots.

Malachi 1:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But Esau I have hated. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the desert.”

Exodus 3:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

2 Chronicles 3:1 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then Solomon began to build the house of the Lord in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to David his father, at the place that David had appointed, on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite.

Genesis 49:26 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The blessings of your father are mighty beyond the blessings of my parents, up to the bounties of the everlasting hills. May they be on the head of Joseph, and on the brow of him who was set apart from his brothers.

Genesis 8:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat.

Isaiah 64:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains might quake at your presence—

Isaiah 41:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Behold, I make of you a threshing sledge, new, sharp, and having teeth; you shall thresh the mountains and crush them, and you shall make the hills like chaff;

Isaiah 40:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Get you up to a high mountain, O Zion, herald of good news; lift up your voice with strength, O Jerusalem, herald of good news; lift it up, fear not; say to the cities of Judah, “Behold your God!”

Psalm 125:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people, from this time forth and forevermore.

Psalm 90:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

Job 9:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

He who removes mountains, and they know it not, when he overturns them in his anger,

2 Kings 19:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By your messengers you have mocked the Lord, and you have said, ‘With my many chariots I have gone up the heights of the mountains, to the far recesses of Lebanon; I felled its tallest cedars, its choicest cypresses; I entered its farthest lodging place, its most fruitful forest.

2 Samuel 1:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“You mountains of Gilboa, let there be no dew or rain upon you, nor fields of offerings! For there the shield of the mighty was defiled, the shield of Saul, not anointed with oil.

1 Samuel 13:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Saul chose three thousand men of Israel. Two thousand were with Saul in Michmash and the hill country of Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan in Gibeah of Benjamin. The rest of the people he sent home, every man to his tent.

Numbers 33:47-48 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And they set out from Almon-diblathaim and camped in the mountains of Abarim, before Nebo. And they set out from the mountains of Abarim and camped in the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho;

Revelation 11:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The nations raged, but your wrath came, and the time for the dead to be judged, and for rewarding your servants, the prophets and saints, and those who fear your name, both small and great, and for destroying the destroyers of the earth.”

Revelation 8:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The second angel blew his trumpet, and something like a great mountain, burning with fire, was thrown into the sea, and a third of the sea became blood.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies, but test everything; hold fast what is good. Abstain from every form of evil.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Romans 1:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

John 3:16 ESV / 3 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 24:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.

Matthew 21:21 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And Jesus answered them, “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen.

Haggai 1:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And I have called for a drought on the land and the hills, on the grain, the new wine, the oil, on what the ground brings forth, on man and beast, and on all their labors.”

Habakkuk 3:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He stood and measured the earth; he looked and shook the nations; then the eternal mountains were scattered; the everlasting hills sank low. His were the everlasting ways.

Habakkuk 2:17 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The violence done to Lebanon will overwhelm you, as will the destruction of the beasts that terrified them, for the blood of man and violence to the earth, to cities and all who dwell in them.

Nahum 1:5 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Amos 4:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“Hear this word, you cows of Bashan, who are on the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to your husbands, ‘Bring, that we may drink!’

Daniel 2:44-45 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And in the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, nor shall the kingdom be left to another people. It shall break in pieces all these kingdoms and bring them to an end, and it shall stand forever, just as you saw that a stone was cut from a mountain by no human hand, and that it broke in pieces the iron, the bronze, the clay, the silver, and the gold. A great God has made known to the king what shall be after this. The dream is certain, and its interpretation sure.”

Ezekiel 18:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

If he does not eat upon the mountains or lift up his eyes to the idols of the house of Israel, does not defile his neighbor's wife or approach a woman in her time of menstrual impurity,

Isaiah 49:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And I will make all my mountains a road, and my highways shall be raised up.

Isaiah 2:14 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Against all the lofty mountains, and against all the uplifted hills;

Song of Solomon 4:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Come with me from Lebanon, my bride; come with me from Lebanon. Depart from the peak of Amana, from the peak of Senir and Hermon, from the dens of lions, from the mountains of leopards.

Psalm 104:13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

From your lofty abode you water the mountains; the earth is satisfied with the fruit of your work.

Psalm 104:8-10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place that you appointed for them. You set a boundary that they may not pass, so that they might not again cover the earth. You make springs gush forth in the valleys; they flow between the hills;

Psalm 104:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You covered it with the deep as with a garment; the waters stood above the mountains.

Psalm 95:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

In his hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are his also.

Psalm 65:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The one who by his strength established the mountains, being girded with might;

Exodus 31:18 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And he gave to Moses, when he had finished speaking with him on Mount Sinai, the two tablets of the testimony, tablets of stone, written with the finger of God.

Genesis 22:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.”

1 John 5:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

Hebrews 11:38 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Of whom the world was not worthy—wandering about in deserts and mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

Romans 10:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”

John 3:16-17 ESV / 2 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.

Luke 21:37 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And every day he was teaching in the temple, but at night he went out and lodged on the mount called Olivet.

Mark 11:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God.

Matthew 1:18-25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: ...

Zechariah 5:1-11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Again I lifted my eyes and saw, and behold, a flying scroll! And he said to me, “What do you see?” I answered, “I see a flying scroll. Its length is twenty cubits, and its width ten cubits.” Then he said to me, “This is the curse that goes out over the face of the whole land. For everyone who steals shall be cleaned out according to what is on one side, and everyone who swears falsely shall be cleaned out according to what is on the other side. I will send it out, declares the Lord of hosts, and it shall enter the house of the thief, and the house of him who swears falsely by my name. And it shall remain in his house and consume it, both timber and stones.” Then the angel who talked with me came forward and said to me, “Lift your eyes and see what this is that is going out.” ...

Haggai 1:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Go up to the hills and bring wood and build the house, that I may take pleasure in it and that I may be glorified, says the Lord.

Haggai 1:1-15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, on the first day of the month, the word of the Lord came by the hand of Haggai the prophet to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest: “Thus says the Lord of hosts: These people say the time has not yet come to rebuild the house of the Lord.” Then the word of the Lord came by the hand of Haggai the prophet, “Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, while this house lies in ruins? Now, therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts: Consider your ways. ...

Habakkuk 3:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The mountains saw you and writhed; the raging waters swept on; the deep gave forth its voice; it lifted its hands on high.

Nahum 1:5-6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The mountains quake before him; the hills melt; the earth heaves before him, the world and all who dwell in it. Who can stand before his indignation? Who can endure the heat of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken into pieces by him.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Amos 9:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when the plowman shall overtake the reaper and the treader of grapes him who sows the seed; the mountains shall drip sweet wine, and all the hills shall flow with it.

Amos 4:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought, who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth— the Lord, the God of hosts, is his name!

Daniel 2:35 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold, all together were broken in pieces, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that not a trace of them could be found. But the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.

Jeremiah 51:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Behold, I am against you, O destroying mountain, declares the Lord, which destroys the whole earth; I will stretch out my hand against you, and roll you down from the crags, and make you a burnt mountain.

Jeremiah 31:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Again you shall plant vineyards on the mountains of Samaria; the planters shall plant and shall enjoy the fruit.

Isaiah 64:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When you did awesome things that we did not look for, you came down, the mountains quaked at your presence.

Isaiah 64:1-2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains might quake at your presence— as when fire kindles brushwood and the fire causes water to boil— to make your name known to your adversaries, and that the nations might tremble at your presence!

Isaiah 44:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Sing, O heavens, for the Lord has done it; shout, O depths of the earth; break forth into singing, O mountains, O forest, and every tree in it! For the Lord has redeemed Jacob, and will be glorified in Israel.

Isaiah 43:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The wild beasts will honor me, the jackals and the ostriches, for I give water in the wilderness, rivers in the desert, to give drink to my chosen people,

Isaiah 42:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And I will lead the blind in a way that they do not know, in paths that they have not known I will guide them. I will turn the darkness before them into light, the rough places into level ground. These are the things I do, and I do not forsake them.

Isaiah 42:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I will lay waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their vegetation; I will turn the rivers into islands, and dry up the pools.

Isaiah 40:12 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand and marked off the heavens with a span, enclosed the dust of the earth in a measure and weighed the mountains in scales and the hills in a balance?

Isaiah 30:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

A thousand shall flee at the threat of one; at the threat of five you shall flee, till you are left like a flagstaff on the top of a mountain, like a signal on a hill.

Isaiah 13:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

On a bare hill raise a signal; cry aloud to them; wave the hand for them to enter the gates of the nobles.

Song of Solomon 8:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Make haste, my beloved, and be like a gazelle or a young stag on the mountains of spices.

Song of Solomon 4:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Until the day breathes and the shadows flee, I will go away to the mountain of myrrh and the hill of frankincense.

Song of Solomon 2:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The voice of my beloved! Behold, he comes, leaping over the mountains, bounding over the hills.

Proverbs 27:25 ESV / 2 helpful votes

When the grass is gone and the new growth appears and the vegetation of the mountains is gathered,

Psalm 148:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars!

Psalm 147:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He covers the heavens with clouds; he prepares rain for the earth; he makes grass grow on the hills.

Psalm 144:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Bow your heavens, O Lord, and come down! Touch the mountains so that they smoke!

Psalm 114:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

O mountains, that you skip like rams? O hills, like lambs?

Psalm 114:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs.

Psalm 104:32 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Who looks on the earth and it trembles, who touches the mountains and they smoke!

Psalm 104:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The high mountains are for the wild goats; the rocks are a refuge for the rock badgers.

Psalm 104:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The mountains rose, the valleys sank down to the place that you appointed for them.

Psalm 95:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!

Psalm 72:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness!

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