hail

hail

Ice pellets formed when raindrops pass through alternating warm and cold air currents. Usually destructive to plants, hail is seen as a plague (Exod 9:18-34; Exod 10:5-15), as divine judgment (Hag 2:17), as a destroying power (Isa 28:2; Isa 28:17), and always as part of violent storms (Ps 78:47-48; Ps 105:32; Ps 148:8; Rev 8:7; Rev 11:19).

Exod 9:18-34

18Tomorrow at this time I will cause the heaviest hail to fall that has ever fallen in Egypt from the day it was founded until now.19Send, therefore, and have y ... View more

Exod 10:5-15

5They shall cover the surface of the land, so that no one will be able to see the land. They shall devour the last remnant left you after the hail, and they sha ... View more

Hag 2:17

17I struck you and all the products of your toil with blight and mildew and hail; yet you did not return to me, says the Lord.

Isa 28:2

2See, the Lord has one who is mighty and strong;
like a storm of hail, a destroying tempest,
like a storm of mighty, overflowing waters;
with his hand he will h ... View more

Isa 28:17

17And I will make justice the line,
and righteousness the plummet;
hail will sweep away the refuge of lies,
and waters will overwhelm the shelter.

Ps 78:47-48

47He destroyed their vines with hail,
and their sycamores with frost.48He gave over their cattle to the hail,
and their flocks to thunderbolts.

Ps 105:32

32He gave them hail for rain,
and lightning that flashed through their land.

Ps 148:8

8fire and hail, snow and frost,
stormy wind fulfilling his command!

Rev 8:7

7The first angel blew his trumpet, and there came hail and fire, mixed with blood, and they were hurled to the earth; and a third of the earth was burned up, an ... View more

Rev 11:19

19Then God's temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant was seen within his temple; and there were flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thund ... View more

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