100 Bible Verses about Mountains

Psalm 95:4-5 ESV / 55 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 / 41 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 / 40 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.”

Mark 11:23 ESV / 35 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 104:5-9 ESV / 35 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 / 34 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 52:7 ESV / 32 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.”

Matthew 14:23 ESV / 29 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,

Psalm 121:1 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Revelation 16:20 ESV / 27 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:2 ESV / 25 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 / 18 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 / 15 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 2:2 ESV / 15 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,

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 14 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.

Psalm 90:2 ESV / 13 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 28:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Matthew 21:21 ESV / 10 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.

Isaiah 64:1 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Genesis 8:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

Malachi 1:3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Nahum 1:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

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

Psalm 125:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Psalm 95:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Job 9:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Habakkuk 3:6 ESV / 7 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.

2 Chronicles 3:1 ESV / 7 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.

Judges 5:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The mountains quaked before the Lord, even Sinai before the Lord, the God of Israel.

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.

Genesis 49:26 ESV / 7 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 22:2 ESV / 7 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.”

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 6 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 ...

John 3:16 ESV / 6 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.

Isaiah 41:15 ESV / 6 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;

Psalm 104:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

2 Kings 19:23 ESV / 6 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.

Numbers 33:47-48 ESV / 6 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;

Romans 10:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.

Luke 1:37 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

Mark 11:22 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God.

Matthew 24:3 ESV / 5 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?”

Haggai 1:8 ESV / 5 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.

Micah 6:8 ESV / 5 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 4:13 ESV / 5 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!

Ezekiel 18:6 ESV / 5 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 64:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 49:11 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 2:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Psalm 104:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Psalm 72:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Psalm 65:12 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The pastures of the wilderness overflow, the hills gird themselves with joy,

Psalm 65:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Exodus 31:18 ESV / 5 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.

Romans 10:15 ESV / 4 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 10:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.

Luke 23:30 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then they will begin to say to the mountains, ‘Fall on us,’ and to the hills, ‘Cover us.’

Luke 21:37 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Haggai 1:11 ESV / 4 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.”

Nahum 1:5-6 ESV / 4 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.

Amos 4:1 ESV / 4 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!’

Jeremiah 31:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 64:1-2 ESV / 4 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 / 4 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 42:15 ESV / 4 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 / 4 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 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!”

Isaiah 30:17 ESV / 4 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 / 4 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 2:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 27:25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 148:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Mountains and all hills, fruit trees and all cedars!

Psalm 147:8 ESV / 4 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 / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 114:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 114:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The mountains skipped like rams, the hills like lambs.

Psalm 11:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of David. In the Lord I take refuge; how can you say to my soul, “Flee like a bird to your mountain,

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.

Deuteronomy 11:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And when the Lord your God brings you into the land that you are entering to take possession of it, you shall set the blessing on Mount Gerizim and the curse on Mount Ebal.

Genesis 19:16-17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But he lingered. So the men seized him and his wife and his two daughters by the hand, the Lord being merciful to him, and they brought him out and set him outside the city. And as they brought them out, one said, “Escape for your life. Do not look back or stop anywhere in the valley. Escape to the hills, lest you be swept away.”

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.

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.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us,

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 15:12 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Mark 9:2-8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became radiant, intensely white, as no one on earth could bleach them. And there appeared to them Elijah with Moses, and they were talking with Jesus. And Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good that we are here. Let us make three tents, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah.” For he did not know what to say, for they were terrified. ...

Matthew 24:16 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Matthew 14:23-24 ESV / 3 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, but the boat by this time was a long way from the land, beaten by the waves, for the wind was against them.

Matthew 5:1-2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying:

Matthew 4:8-9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. And he said to him, “All these I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me.”

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 1:15 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Behold, upon the mountains, the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace! Keep your feasts, O Judah; fulfill your vows, for never again shall the worthless pass through you; he is utterly cut off.

Micah 4:1 ESV / 3 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 it shall be lifted up above the hills; and peoples shall flow to it,

Micah 1:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the mountains will melt under him, and the valleys will split open, like wax before the fire, like waters poured down a steep place.

Micah 1:3-4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For behold, the Lord is coming out of his place, and will come down and tread upon the high places of the earth. And the mountains will melt under him, and the valleys will split open, like wax before the fire, like waters poured down a steep place.

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.”

Jeremiah 4:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

I looked on the mountains, and behold, they were quaking, and all the hills moved to and fro.

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