100 Bible Verses about Being Slain In The Spirit

Revelation 1:17 ESV / 153 helpful votes

When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. But he laid his right hand on me, saying, “Fear not, I am the first and the last,

John 18:6 ESV / 139 helpful votes

When Jesus said to them, “I am he,” they drew back and fell to the ground.

Ezekiel 1:28 ESV / 120 helpful votes

Like the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud on the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness all around. Such was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of the Lord. And when I saw it, I fell on my face, and I heard the voice of one speaking.

Matthew 17:6 ESV / 112 helpful votes

When the disciples heard this, they fell on their faces and were terrified.

Acts 9:1-43 ESV / 99 helpful votes

But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. Now as he went on his way, he approached Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven shone around him. And falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” And he said, “Who are you, Lord?” And he said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. ...

Acts 9:3-4 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Now as he went on his way, he approached Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven shone around him. And falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?”

2 Chronicles 5:14 ESV / 84 helpful votes

So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the Lord filled the house of God.

Ezekiel 44:4 ESV / 60 helpful votes

Then he brought me by way of the north gate to the front of the temple, and I looked, and behold, the glory of the Lord filled the temple of the Lord. And I fell on my face.

Ezekiel 3:23 ESV / 60 helpful votes

So I arose and went out into the valley, and behold, the glory of the Lord stood there, like the glory that I had seen by the Chebar canal, and I fell on my face.

Revelation 7:11 ESV / 53 helpful votes

And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Matthew 17:5-6 ESV / 52 helpful votes

He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.” When the disciples heard this, they fell on their faces and were terrified.

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 50 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Mark 5:30 ESV / 49 helpful votes

And Jesus, perceiving in himself that power had gone out from him, immediately turned about in the crowd and said, “Who touched my garments?”

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 46 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,

John 3:16-17 ESV / 46 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.

Acts 26:14 ESV / 45 helpful votes

And when we had all fallen to the ground, I heard a voice saying to me in the Hebrew language, ‘Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me? It is hard for you to kick against the goads.’

John 6:63 ESV / 45 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Acts 9:4 ESV / 44 helpful votes

And falling to the ground, he heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?”

Revelation 11:16 ESV / 43 helpful votes

And the twenty-four elders who sit on their thrones before God fell on their faces and worshiped God,

Isaiah 28:13 ESV / 43 helpful votes

And the word of the Lord will be to them precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there a little, that they may go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.

1 Corinthians 14:33 ESV / 42 helpful votes

For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,

Genesis 17:3 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Then Abram fell on his face. And God said to him,

John 18:5-6 ESV / 41 helpful votes

They answered him, “Jesus of Nazareth.” Jesus said to them, “I am he.” Judas, who betrayed him, was standing with them. When Jesus said to them, “I am he,” they drew back and fell to the ground.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 40 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Galatians 5:2 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Look: I, Paul, say to you that if you accept circumcision, Christ will be of no advantage to you.

Luke 11:13 ESV / 38 helpful votes

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”

Romans 8:16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,

John 1:1 ESV / 37 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Romans 8:9 ESV / 35 helpful votes

You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. Anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.

Revelation 1:10 ESV / 34 helpful votes

I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet

1 John 4:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God,

Hebrews 11:37 ESV / 34 helpful votes

They were stoned, they were sawn in two, they were killed with the sword. They went about in skins of sheep and goats, destitute, afflicted, mistreated—

Romans 7:6 ESV / 34 helpful votes

But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code.

Acts 26:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

“I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, I am going to make my defense today against all the accusations of the Jews,

Acts 9:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

And asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.

Luke 4:1 ESV / 34 helpful votes

And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness

Matthew 17:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light.

Acts 9:10 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Now there was a disciple at Damascus named Ananias. The Lord said to him in a vision, “Ananias.” And he said, “Here I am, Lord.”

John 6:2 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And a large crowd was following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing on the sick.

Ezekiel 43:2-3 ESV / 33 helpful votes

And behold, the glory of the God of Israel was coming from the east. And the sound of his coming was like the sound of many waters, and the earth shone with his glory. And the vision I saw was just like the vision that I had seen when he came to destroy the city, and just like the vision that I had seen by the Chebar canal. And I fell on my face.

1 Peter 5:3 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.

1 Peter 3:18 ESV / 32 helpful votes

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 32 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

2 Corinthians 13:10 ESV / 32 helpful votes

For this reason I write these things while I am away from you, that when I come I may not have to be severe in my use of the authority that the Lord has given me for building up and not for tearing down.

1 Corinthians 4:12 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure;

Romans 8:14 ESV / 32 helpful votes

For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God.

Acts 18:25 ESV / 32 helpful votes

He had been instructed in the way of the Lord. And being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things concerning Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John.

Acts 16:18 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And this she kept doing for many days. Paul, having become greatly annoyed, turned and said to the spirit, “I command you in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her.” And it came out that very hour.

Acts 9:7 ESV / 32 helpful votes

The men who were traveling with him stood speechless, hearing the voice but seeing no one.

Acts 4:31 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.

Acts 4:2 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Greatly annoyed because they were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection from the dead.

Acts 2:23 ESV / 32 helpful votes

This Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and killed by the hands of lawless men.

Acts 2:2 ESV / 32 helpful votes

And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.

Genesis 15:12 ESV / 32 helpful votes

As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 31 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

1 Corinthians 14:29 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Let two or three prophets speak, and let the others weigh what is said.

1 Corinthians 14:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit.

1 Corinthians 14:1-40 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy. For one who speaks in a tongue speaks not to men but to God; for no one understands him, but he utters mysteries in the Spirit. On the other hand, the one who prophesies speaks to people for their upbuilding and encouragement and consolation. The one who speaks in a tongue builds up himself, but the one who prophesies builds up the church. Now I want you all to speak in tongues, but even more to prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless someone interprets, so that the church may be built up. ...

John 18:3 ESV / 31 helpful votes

So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, went there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

Matthew 17:5-7 ESV / 31 helpful votes

He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.” When the disciples heard this, they fell on their faces and were terrified. But Jesus came and touched them, saying, “Rise, and have no fear.”

Matthew 17:3 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him.

Matthew 17:1-27 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light. And behold, there appeared to them Moses and Elijah, talking with him. And Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good that we are here. If you wish, I will make three tents here, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah.” He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.” ...

Hosea 4:6 ESV / 31 helpful votes

My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.

Hosea 4:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

There is swearing, lying, murder, stealing, and committing adultery; they break all bounds, and bloodshed follows bloodshed.

Daniel 10:9-10 ESV / 31 helpful votes

Then I heard the sound of his words, and as I heard the sound of his words, I fell on my face in deep sleep with my face to the ground. And behold, a hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees.

Daniel 10:8 ESV / 31 helpful votes

So I was left alone and saw this great vision, and no strength was left in me. My radiant appearance was fearfully changed, and I retained no strength.

Daniel 10:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

In those days I, Daniel, was mourning for three weeks.

Daniel 8:17-18 ESV / 31 helpful votes

So he came near where I stood. And when he came, I was frightened and fell on my face. But he said to me, “Understand, O son of man, that the vision is for the time of the end.” And when he had spoken to me, I fell into a deep sleep with my face to the ground. But he touched me and made me stand up.

Daniel 8:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And I saw in the vision; and when I saw, I was in Susa the citadel, which is in the province of Elam. And I saw in the vision, and I was at the Ulai canal.

2 Chronicles 5:11-14 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And when the priests came out of the Holy Place (for all the priests who were present had consecrated themselves, without regard to their divisions, and all the Levitical singers, Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, their sons and kinsmen, arrayed in fine linen, with cymbals, harps, and lyres, stood east of the altar with 120 priests who were trumpeters; and it was the duty of the trumpeters and singers to make themselves heard in unison in praise and thanksgiving to the Lord), and when the song was raised, with trumpets and cymbals and other musical instruments, in praise to the Lord, “For he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever,” the house, the house of the Lord, was filled with a cloud, so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of the Lord filled the house of God.

1 Samuel 4:18 ESV / 31 helpful votes

As soon as he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell over backward from his seat by the side of the gate, and his neck was broken and he died, for the man was old and heavy. He had judged Israel forty years.

John 18:4-6 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Then Jesus, knowing all that would happen to him, came forward and said to them, “Whom do you seek?” They answered him, “Jesus of Nazareth.” Jesus said to them, “I am he.” Judas, who betrayed him, was standing with them. When Jesus said to them, “I am he,” they drew back and fell to the ground.

Numbers 22:31 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Then the Lord opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel of the Lord standing in the way, with his drawn sword in his hand. And he bowed down and fell on his face.

Ezekiel 44:2 ESV / 29 helpful votes

And the Lord said to me, “This gate shall remain shut; it shall not be opened, and no one shall enter by it, for the Lord, the God of Israel, has entered by it. Therefore it shall remain shut.

Acts 16:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

He was well spoken of by the brothers at Lystra and Iconium.

John 1:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

He was in the beginning with God.

Ezekiel 3:2 ESV / 28 helpful votes

So I opened my mouth, and he gave me this scroll to eat.

1 John 4:1 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Ephesians 4:3 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Revelation 1:7 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen.

1 Peter 5:5 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”

Ephesians 6:12 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.

Galatians 5:25 ESV / 25 helpful votes

If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit.

Revelation 1:2 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.

Revelation 1:4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

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,

John 18:4 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Then Jesus, knowing all that would happen to him, came forward and said to them, “Whom do you seek?”

2 Chronicles 5:4 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And all the elders of Israel came, and the Levites took up the ark.

Genesis 15:4 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And behold, the word of the Lord came to him: “This man shall not be your heir; your very own son shall be your heir.”

Acts 2:13 ESV / 20 helpful votes

But others mocking said, “They are filled with new wine.”

Genesis 17:4 ESV / 20 helpful votes

“Behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be the father of a multitude of nations.

1 Peter 5:8 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.

Joshua 5:14 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And he said, “No; but I am the commander of the army of the Lord. Now I have come.” And Joshua fell on his face to the earth and worshiped and said to him, “What does my lord say to his servant?”

Genesis 15:3 ESV / 19 helpful votes

And Abram said, “Behold, you have given me no offspring, and a member of my household will be my heir.”

Ephesians 6:6 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Not by the way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as bondservants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart,

Galatians 5:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Mark 3:11 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And whenever the unclean spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, “You are the Son of God.”

Genesis 17:5 ESV / 12 helpful votes

No longer shall your name be called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.

Galatians 5:16 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

Revelation 1:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And in the midst of the lampstands one like a son of man, clothed with a long robe and with a golden sash around his chest.

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