100 Bible Verses about Tornadoes

Nahum 1:3 ESV / 80 helpful votes

The Lord is slow to anger and great in power, and the Lord will by no means clear the guilty. His way is in whirlwind and storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Isaiah 32:2 ESV / 50 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.

Ezekiel 1:4 ESV / 21 helpful votes

As I looked, behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, and a great cloud, with brightness around it, and fire flashing forth continually, and in the midst of the fire, as it were gleaming metal.

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 17 helpful votes

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

Ezekiel 13:13 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Therefore thus says the Lord God: I will make a stormy wind break out in my wrath, and there shall be a deluge of rain in my anger, and great hailstones in wrath to make a full end.

Jeremiah 30:23 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Behold the storm of the Lord! Wrath has gone forth, a whirling tempest; it will burst upon the head of the wicked.

Jeremiah 25:32 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“Thus says the Lord of hosts: Behold, disaster is going forth from nation to nation, and a great tempest is stirring from the farthest parts of the earth!

Isaiah 21:1 ESV / 9 helpful votes

The oracle concerning the wilderness of the sea. As whirlwinds in the Negeb sweep on, it comes from the wilderness, from a terrible land.

John 3:1-16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.” Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother's womb and be born?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. ...

Jeremiah 23:19 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Behold, the storm of the Lord! Wrath has gone forth, a whirling tempest; it will burst upon the head of the wicked.

Isaiah 40:24 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Scarcely are they planted, scarcely sown, scarcely has their stem taken root in the earth, when he blows on them, and they wither, and the tempest carries them off like stubble.

Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 8 helpful votes

The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master's crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. ...

Proverbs 1:27 ESV / 8 helpful votes

When terror strikes you like a storm and your calamity comes like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you.

Genesis 8:1 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided.

John 10:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

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.

Luke 8:23-25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And as they sailed he fell asleep. And a windstorm came down on the lake, and they were filling with water and were in danger. And they went and woke him, saying, “Master, Master, we are perishing!” And he awoke and rebuked the wind and the raging waves, and they ceased, and there was a calm. He said to them, “Where is your faith?” And they were afraid, and they marveled, saying to one another, “Who then is this, that he commands even winds and water, and they obey him?”

Matthew 24:6 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet.

Isaiah 45:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I form light and create darkness, I make well-being and create calamity, I am the Lord, who does all these things.

Isaiah 41:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

You shall winnow them, and the wind shall carry them away, and the tempest shall scatter them. And you shall rejoice in the Lord; in the Holy One of Israel you shall glory.

Isaiah 17:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The nations roar like the roaring of many waters, but he will rebuke them, and they will flee far away, chased like chaff on the mountains before the wind and whirling dust before the storm.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Romans 1:18-32 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. 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. For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Claiming to be wise, they became fools, ...

Leviticus 26:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Mark 4:39 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

Matthew 5:45 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.

Zechariah 9:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Then the Lord will appear over them, and his arrow will go forth like lightning; the Lord God will sound the trumpet and will march forth in the whirlwinds of the south.

Zechariah 7:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“and I scattered them with a whirlwind among all the nations that they had not known. Thus the land they left was desolate, so that no one went to and fro, and the pleasant land was made desolate.”

Jonah 1:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

But the Lord hurled a great wind upon the sea, and there was a mighty tempest on the sea, so that the ship threatened to break up.

Amos 1:14 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So I will kindle a fire in the wall of Rabbah, and it shall devour her strongholds, with shouting on the day of battle, with a tempest in the day of the whirlwind;

Hosea 8:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. The standing grain has no heads; it shall yield no flour; if it were to yield, strangers would devour it.

Jeremiah 4:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Behold, he comes up like clouds; his chariots like the whirlwind; his horses are swifter than eagles— woe to us, for we are ruined!

Jeremiah 4:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A lion has gone up from his thicket, a destroyer of nations has set out; he has gone out from his place to make your land a waste; your cities will be ruins without inhabitant.

Proverbs 10:25 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When the tempest passes, the wicked is no more, but the righteous is established forever.

Genesis 6:1-22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. And they took as their wives any they chose. Then the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever, for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years.” The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men who were of old, the men of renown. The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. ...

Acts 17:10-11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Luke 21:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“And there will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress of nations in perplexity because of the roaring of the sea and the waves,

Matthew 24:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

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

Hosea 8:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Israel has spurned the good; the enemy shall pursue him.

Ezekiel 22:30 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall and stand in the breach before me for the land, that I should not destroy it, but I found none.

Ezekiel 22:26 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Her priests have done violence to my law and have profaned my holy things. They have made no distinction between the holy and the common, neither have they taught the difference between the unclean and the clean, and they have disregarded my Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them.

Ezekiel 22:25 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The conspiracy of her prophets in her midst is like a roaring lion tearing the prey; they have devoured human lives; they have taken treasure and precious things; they have made many widows in her midst.

Ezekiel 22:8 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You have despised my holy things and profaned my Sabbaths.

Ezekiel 22:3 ESV / 3 helpful votes

You shall say, Thus says the Lord God: A city that sheds blood in her midst, so that her time may come, and that makes idols to defile herself!

Ezekiel 22:2 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“And you, son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? Then declare to her all her abominations.

Ezekiel 22:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And the word of the Lord came to me, saying,

Jeremiah 30:23-24 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Behold the storm of the Lord! Wrath has gone forth, a whirling tempest; it will burst upon the head of the wicked. The fierce anger of the Lord will not turn back until he has executed and accomplished the intentions of his mind. In the latter days you will understand this.

Isaiah 54:11 ESV / 3 helpful votes

“O afflicted one, storm-tossed and not comforted, behold, I will set your stones in antimony, and lay your foundations with sapphires.

Isaiah 5:28 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Their arrows are sharp, all their bows bent, their horses' hoofs seem like flint, and their wheels like the whirlwind.

Psalm 58:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Sooner than your pots can feel the heat of thorns, whether green or ablaze, may he sweep them away!

Job 38:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind and said:

Job 37:9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

From its chamber comes the whirlwind, and cold from the scattering winds.

Genesis 26:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Now there was a famine in the land, besides the former famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Gerar to Abimelech king of the Philistines.

Genesis 6:5-13 ESV / 3 helpful votes

The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart. So the Lord said, “I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, man and animals and creeping things and birds of the heavens, for I am sorry that I have made them.” But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord. These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God. ...

Revelation 16:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And great hailstones, about one hundred pounds each, fell from heaven on people; and they cursed God for the plague of the hail, because the plague was so severe.

Revelation 16:18 ESV / 2 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.

Revelation 11:13 ESV / 2 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.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 2 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,

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

2 Corinthians 4:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison,

Acts 2:38 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

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 13:1-5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And he answered them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way? No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish. Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them: do you think that they were worse offenders than all the others who lived in Jerusalem? No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”

Mark 13:1-37 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And as he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what wonderful stones and what wonderful buildings!” And Jesus said to him, “Do you see these great buildings? There will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” And as he sat on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him privately, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign when all these things are about to be accomplished?” And Jesus began to say to them, “See that no one leads you astray. ...

Matthew 5:1-48 ESV / 2 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: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. ...

Haggai 1:11 ESV / 2 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 3:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

You pierced with his own arrows the heads of his warriors, who came like a whirlwind to scatter me, rejoicing as if to devour the poor in secret.

Nahum 1:5 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.

Joel 2:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Be glad, O children of Zion, and rejoice in the Lord your God, for he has given the early rain for your vindication; he has poured down for you abundant rain, the early and the latter rain, as before.

Hosea 13:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore they shall be like the morning mist or like the dew that goes early away, like the chaff that swirls from the threshing floor or like smoke from a window.

Daniel 11:40 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“At the time of the end, the king of the south shall attack him, but the king of the north shall rush upon him like a whirlwind, with chariots and horsemen, and with many ships. And he shall come into countries and shall overflow and pass through.

Ezekiel 38:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

With pestilence and bloodshed I will enter into judgment with him, and I will rain upon him and his hordes and the many peoples who are with him torrential rains and hailstones, fire and sulfur.

Ezekiel 22:31 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore I have poured out my indignation upon them. I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath. I have returned their way upon their heads, declares the Lord God.”

Ezekiel 22:29 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The people of the land have practiced extortion and committed robbery. They have oppressed the poor and needy, and have extorted from the sojourner without justice.

Ezekiel 22:28 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And her prophets have smeared whitewash for them, seeing false visions and divining lies for them, saying, ‘Thus says the Lord God,’ when the Lord has not spoken.

Ezekiel 22:27 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Her princes in her midst are like wolves tearing the prey, shedding blood, destroying lives to get dishonest gain.

Ezekiel 22:24 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Son of man, say to her, You are a land that is not cleansed or rained upon in the day of indignation.

Ezekiel 22:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the word of the Lord came to me:

Ezekiel 22:22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

As silver is melted in a furnace, so you shall be melted in the midst of it, and you shall know that I am the Lord; I have poured out my wrath upon you.”

Ezekiel 22:21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I will gather you and blow on you with the fire of my wrath, and you shall be melted in the midst of it.

Ezekiel 22:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

As one gathers silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into a furnace, to blow the fire on it in order to melt it, so I will gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will put you in and melt you.

Ezekiel 22:19 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore thus says the Lord God: Because you have all become dross, therefore, behold, I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 22:18 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to me; all of them are bronze and tin and iron and lead in the furnace; they are dross of silver.

Ezekiel 22:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And the word of the Lord came to me:

Ezekiel 22:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And you shall be profaned by your own doing in the sight of the nations, and you shall know that I am the Lord.”

Ezekiel 22:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I will scatter you among the nations and disperse you through the countries, and I will consume your uncleanness out of you.

Ezekiel 22:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Can your courage endure, or can your hands be strong, in the days that I shall deal with you? I the Lord have spoken, and I will do it.

Ezekiel 22:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Behold, I strike my hand at the dishonest gain that you have made, and at the blood that has been in your midst.

Ezekiel 22:12 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In you they take bribes to shed blood; you take interest and profit and make gain of your neighbors by extortion; but me you have forgotten, declares the Lord God.

Ezekiel 22:11 ESV / 2 helpful votes

One commits abomination with his neighbor's wife; another lewdly defiles his daughter-in-law; another in you violates his sister, his father's daughter.

Ezekiel 22:10 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In you men uncover their fathers' nakedness; in you they violate women who are unclean in their menstrual impurity.

Ezekiel 22:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

There are men in you who slander to shed blood, and people in you who eat on the mountains; they commit lewdness in your midst.

Ezekiel 22:7 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Father and mother are treated with contempt in you; the sojourner suffers extortion in your midst; the fatherless and the widow are wronged in you.

Ezekiel 22:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Behold, the princes of Israel in you, every one according to his power, have been bent on shedding blood.

Ezekiel 20:1-30 ESV / 2 helpful votes

In the seventh year, in the fifth month, on the tenth day of the month, certain of the elders of Israel came to inquire of the Lord, and sat before me. And the word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, speak to the elders of Israel, and say to them, Thus says the Lord God, Is it to inquire of me that you come? As I live, declares the Lord God, I will not be inquired of by you. Will you judge them, son of man, will you judge them? Let them know the abominations of their fathers, and say to them, Thus says the Lord God: On the day when I chose Israel, I swore to the offspring of the house of Jacob, making myself known to them in the land of Egypt; I swore to them, saying, I am the Lord your God. ...

Jeremiah 30:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Write in a book all the words that I have spoken to you.

Jeremiah 23:19-20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Behold, the storm of the Lord! Wrath has gone forth, a whirling tempest; it will burst upon the head of the wicked. The anger of the Lord will not turn back until he has executed and accomplished the intents of his heart. In the latter days you will understand it clearly.

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