100 Bible Verses about Rocks

Psalm 18:2 ESV / 173 helpful votes

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalm 144:1 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Of David. Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle;

1 Samuel 2:2 ESV / 73 helpful votes

“There is none holy like the Lord; there is none besides you; there is no rock like our God.

Matthew 16:18 ESV / 70 helpful votes

And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

2 Samuel 22:32 ESV / 62 helpful votes

“For who is God, but the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God?

Deuteronomy 32:18 ESV / 50 helpful votes

You were unmindful of the Rock that bore you, and you forgot the God who gave you birth.

Matthew 7:24-27 ESV / 49 helpful votes

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.”

Luke 8:13 ESV / 37 helpful votes

And the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy. But these have no root; they believe for a while, and in time of testing fall away.

Isaiah 51:1 ESV / 33 helpful votes

“Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the Lord: look to the rock from which you were hewn, and to the quarry from which you were dug.

1 Corinthians 10:4 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from the spiritual Rock that followed them, and the Rock was Christ.

Revelation 21:11 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Having the glory of God, its radiance like a most rare jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal.

Luke 19:40 ESV / 22 helpful votes

He answered, “I tell you, if these were silent, the very stones would cry out.”

Isaiah 2:10 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Enter into the rock and hide in the dust from before the terror of the Lord, and from the splendor of his majesty.

Psalm 95:1 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 32:4 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he.

Psalm 62:2 ESV / 20 helpful votes

He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken.

Psalm 89:26 ESV / 19 helpful votes

He shall cry to me, ‘You are my Father, my God, and the Rock of my salvation.’

Psalm 18:46 ESV / 19 helpful votes

The Lord lives, and blessed be my rock, and exalted be the God of my salvation—

Exodus 17:6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock at Horeb, and you shall strike the rock, and water shall come out of it, and the people will drink.” And Moses did so, in the sight of the elders of Israel.

Psalm 18:31 ESV / 18 helpful votes

For who is God, but the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God?—

Matthew 4:1-25 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple ...

Hebrews 13:8 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

Nehemiah 4:17-18 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Who were building on the wall. Those who carried burdens were loaded in such a way that each labored on the work with one hand and held his weapon with the other. And each of the builders had his sword strapped at his side while he built. The man who sounded the trumpet was beside me.

1 Samuel 8:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

He said, “These will be the ways of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and appoint them to his chariots and to be his horsemen and to run before his chariots.

Deuteronomy 32:31 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For their rock is not as our Rock; our enemies are by themselves.

Deuteronomy 32:15 ESV / 16 helpful votes

“But Jeshurun grew fat, and kicked; you grew fat, stout, and sleek; then he forsook God who made him and scoffed at the Rock of his salvation.

Revelation 6:16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Calling to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,

Isaiah 32:2 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Each will be like a hiding place from the wind, a shelter from the storm, like streams of water in a dry place, like the shade of a great rock in a weary land.

Leviticus 26:1-46 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“You shall not make idols for yourselves or erect an image or pillar, and you shall not set up a figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the Lord your God. You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord. “If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them, then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. Your threshing shall last to the time of the grape harvest, and the grape harvest shall last to the time for sowing. And you shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land securely. ...

Genesis 9:5-6 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man. “Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.

Genesis 4:1-26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, “I have gotten a man with the help of the Lord.” And again, she bore his brother Abel. Now Abel was a keeper of sheep, and Cain a worker of the ground. In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground, and Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and his offering, but for Cain and his offering he had no regard. So Cain was very angry, and his face fell. ...

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 14 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Romans 13:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer.

Malachi 3:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed.

Isaiah 33:16 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He will dwell on the heights; his place of defense will be the fortresses of rocks; his bread will be given him; his water will be sure.

Psalm 71:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Be to me a rock of refuge, to which I may continually come; you have given the command to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.

Psalm 62:6 ESV / 14 helpful votes

He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken.

Exodus 22:1-31 ESV / 14 helpful votes

“If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and kills it or sells it, he shall repay five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep. If a thief is found breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him, but if the sun has risen on him, there shall be bloodguilt for him. He shall surely pay. If he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. If the stolen beast is found alive in his possession, whether it is an ox or a donkey or a sheep, he shall pay double. “If a man causes a field or vineyard to be grazed over, or lets his beast loose and it feeds in another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best in his own field and in his own vineyard. ...

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 13 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Matthew 27:51 ESV / 13 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.

Matthew 26:52-54 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Then Jesus said to him, “Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword. Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then should the Scriptures be fulfilled, that it must be so?”

Proverbs 25:26 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Like a muddied spring or a polluted fountain is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.

Job 39:28 ESV / 13 helpful votes

On the rock he dwells and makes his home, on the rocky crag and stronghold.

Deuteronomy 32:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

He made him ride on the high places of the land, and he ate the produce of the field, and he suckled him with honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock.

Numbers 23:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For from the top of the crags I see him, from the hills I behold him; behold, a people dwelling alone, and not counting itself among the nations!

Romans 12:19 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”

Jeremiah 48:28 ESV / 12 helpful votes

“Leave the cities, and dwell in the rock, O inhabitants of Moab! Be like the dove that nests in the sides of the mouth of a gorge.

Psalm 46:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Psalm 28:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Of David. To you, O Lord, I call; my rock, be not deaf to me, lest, if you be silent to me, I become like those who go down to the pit.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

1 Samuel 13:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

When the men of Israel saw that they were in trouble (for the people were hard pressed), the people hid themselves in caves and in holes and in rocks and in tombs and in cisterns,

Deuteronomy 32:37 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then he will say, ‘Where are their gods, the rock in which they took refuge,

Deuteronomy 8:15 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Who led you through the great and terrifying wilderness, with its fiery serpents and scorpions and thirsty ground where there was no water, who brought you water out of the flinty rock,

Numbers 31:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

So Moses spoke to the people, saying, “Arm men from among you for the war, that they may go against Midian to execute the Lord's vengeance on Midian.

1 Peter 2:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And “A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense.” They stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.

1 Peter 2:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes

As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious,

Isaiah 28:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Therefore thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I am the one who has laid as a foundation in Zion, a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation: ‘Whoever believes will not be in haste.’

Psalm 62:7 ESV / 11 helpful votes

On God rests my salvation and my glory; my mighty rock, my refuge is God.

Psalm 42:9 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I say to God, my rock: “Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?”

Psalm 31:2-3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Incline your ear to me; rescue me speedily! Be a rock of refuge for me, a strong fortress to save me! For you are my rock and my fortress; and for your name's sake you lead me and guide me;

2 Chronicles 17:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And the fear of the Lord fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were around Judah, and they made no war against Jehoshaphat.

Deuteronomy 28:1-68 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. ...

Numbers 1:3 ESV / 11 helpful votes

From twenty years old and upward, all in Israel who are able to go to war, you and Aaron shall list them, company by company.

Genesis 1:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Matthew 7:24 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Matthew 5:19 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Nahum 1:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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.

Jeremiah 16:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Behold, I am sending for many fishers, declares the Lord, and they shall catch them. And afterward I will send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain and every hill, and out of the clefts of the rocks.

Isaiah 26:4 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.

Isaiah 17:10 ESV / 10 helpful votes

For you have forgotten the God of your salvation and have not remembered the Rock of your refuge; therefore, though you plant pleasant plants and sow the vine-branch of a stranger,

Isaiah 8:14 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And he will become a sanctuary and a stone of offense and a rock of stumbling to both houses of Israel, a trap and a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Ecclesiastes 3:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes

A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;

Psalm 61:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

From the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I,

Psalm 31:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Incline your ear to me; rescue me speedily! Be a rock of refuge for me, a strong fortress to save me!

Job 30:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

In the gullies of the torrents they must dwell, in holes of the earth and of the rocks.

1 Kings 19:11 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke 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.

2 Samuel 22:2 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He said, “The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,

Judges 5:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

When new gods were chosen, then war was in the gates. Was shield or spear to be seen among forty thousand in Israel?

Deuteronomy 28:47-48 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joyfulness and gladness of heart, because of the abundance of all things, therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the Lord will send against you, in hunger and thirst, in nakedness, and lacking everything. And he will put a yoke of iron on your neck until he has destroyed you.

Exodus 33:21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And the Lord said, “Behold, there is a place by me where you shall stand on the rock,

Exodus 21:24-25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burn for burn, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.

Luke 6:48 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.

Matthew 24:1-25:46 ESV / 9 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. ...

Matthew 7:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock.

Jeremiah 49:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The horror you inspire has deceived you, and the pride of your heart, you who live in the clefts of the rock, who hold the height of the hill. Though you make your nest as high as the eagle's, I will bring you down from there, declares the Lord.

Isaiah 22:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

What have you to do here, and whom have you here, that you have cut out here a tomb for yourself, you who cut out a tomb on the height and carve a dwelling for yourself in the rock?

Isaiah 10:26 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the Lord of hosts will wield against them a whip, as when he struck Midian at the rock of Oreb. And his staff will be over the sea, and he will lift it as he did in Egypt.

Psalm 81:16 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But he would feed you with the finest of the wheat, and with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.”

Psalm 40:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.

Psalm 27:5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock.

Job 29:6 ESV / 9 helpful votes

When my steps were washed with butter, and the rock poured out for me streams of oil!

Job 24:8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

They are wet with the rain of the mountains and cling to the rock for lack of shelter.

1 Samuel 23:25 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And Saul and his men went to seek him. And David was told, so he went down to the rock and lived in the wilderness of Maon. And when Saul heard that, he pursued after David in the wilderness of Maon.

1 Samuel 13:19-20 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Now there was no blacksmith to be found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines said, “Lest the Hebrews make themselves swords or spears.” But every one of the Israelites went down to the Philistines to sharpen his plowshare, his mattock, his axe, or his sickle,

Exodus 33:22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And while my glory passes by I will put you in a cleft of the rock, and I will cover you with my hand until I have passed by.

Exodus 22:2-3 ESV / 9 helpful votes

If a thief is found breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him, but if the sun has risen on him, there shall be bloodguilt for him. He shall surely pay. If he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.

1 Chronicles 11:15 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Three of the thirty chief men went down to the rock to David at the cave of Adullam, when the army of Philistines was encamped in the Valley of Rephaim.

1 Samuel 13:22-23 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So on the day of the battle there was neither sword nor spear found in the hand of any of the people with Saul and Jonathan, but Saul and Jonathan his son had them. And the garrison of the Philistines went out to the pass of Michmash.

Judges 6:21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Then the angel of the Lord reached out the tip of the staff that was in his hand and touched the meat and the unleavened cakes. And fire sprang up from the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened cakes. And the angel of the Lord vanished from his sight.

Deuteronomy 32:30 ESV / 8 helpful votes

How could one have chased a thousand, and two have put ten thousand to flight, unless their Rock had sold them, and the Lord had given them up?

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