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Then, as they set out, a terror from God fell upon the towns round about, so that no one pursued the sons of Jacob. Thus Jacob and all the people who were with him arrived in Luz (that is, Bethel) in the land of Canaan. [GEN 35:5-6]

In your mercy you led the people you redeemed; in your strength you guided them to your holy dwelling. The nations heard and quaked; anguish gripped the dwellers in Philistia. Then were the princes of Edom dismayed; trembling seized the chieftains of Moab; All the dwellers in Canaan melted away; terror and dread fell upon them. By the might of your arm they were frozen like stone, while your people, O LORD, passed over, while the people you had made your own passed over. [EX 15:13-16]

"Ask now of the days of old, before your time, ever since God created man upon the earth; ask from one end of the sky to the other: Did anything so great ever happen before? Was it ever heard of? Did a people ever hear the voice of God speaking from the midst of fire, as you did, and live? Or did any god venture to go and take a nation for himself from the midst of another nation, by testings, by signs and wonders, by war, with his strong hand and outstretched arm, and by great terrors, all of which the LORD, your God, did for you in Egypt before your very eyes? All this you were allowed to see that you might know the LORD is God and there is no other." [Taken from DEUT 4:32-35]

When the LORD saw this, he was filled with loathing and anger toward his sons and daughters. "I will hide my face from them," he said, "and see what will then become of them. What a fickle race they are, sons with no loyalty in them! Since they have provoked me with their 'no-god' and angered me with their vain idols, I will provoke them with a 'no-people'; with a foolish nation I will anger them. For by my wrath a fire is enkindled that shall rage to the depths of the nether world, consuming the earth with its yield, and licking with flames the roots of the mountains. I will spend on them woe upon woe and exhaust all my arrows against them: Emaciating hunger and consuming fever and bitter pestilence, and the teeth of wild beasts I will send among them, with the venom of reptiles gliding in the dust. Snatched away by the sword in the street and by sheer terror at home shall be the youth and the maiden alike, the nursing babe as well as the hoary old man." [Taken from DEUT 32:19-25]

In this first exploit Jonathan and his armor-bearer slew about twenty men within half a furlong. Then panic spread to the army and to the countryside, and all the soldiers, including the outpost and the raiding parties, were terror-stricken. The earth also shook, so that the panic was beyond human endurance. [1SAM 14:14-15]

He stood and shouted to the ranks of Israel: "Why come out in battle formation? I am a Philistine, and you are Saul's servants. Choose one of your men, and have him come down to me. If he beats me in combat and kills me, we will be your vassals; but if I beat him and kill him, you shall be our vassals and serve us." The Philistine continued: "I defy the ranks of Israel today. Give me a man and let us fight together." Saul and all the men of Israel, when they heard this challenge of the Philistine, were dismayed and terror-stricken. [1SAM 17:8-11]

Immediately Saul fell full length on the ground, for he was badly shaken by Samuel's message. Moreover, he had no bodily strength left, since he had eaten nothing all that day and night. Then the woman came to Saul, and seeing that he was quite terror-stricken, said to him: "Remember, your maidservant obeyed you: I took my life in my hands and fulfilled the request you made of me. Now you, in turn, please listen to your maidservant. Let me set something before you to eat, so that you may have strength when you go on your way." [1SAM 28:20-22]

All the guests of Adonijah left in terror, each going his own way. Adonijah, in fear of Solomon, also left; he went and seized the horns of the altar. [Taken from 1KGS 1:49-50]

In that former time there was no peace for anyone to go or come, but there were many terrors upon the inhabitants of the lands. Nation crushed nation and city crushed city, for God destroyed them by every kind of adversity. [2CHRON 15:5-6]

Therefore the anger of the LORD has come upon Judah and Jerusalem; he has made them an object of terror, astonishment and mockery, as you see with your own eyes. For our fathers, as you know, fell by the sword, and our sons, our daughters and our wives have been taken captive because of this. Now, I intend to make a covenant with the LORD, the God of Israel, that his burning anger may withdraw from us. [Taken from 2CHRON 29:8-10]

Then, after they lifted him up, he threw himself at the feet of Judith in homage, saying: "Blessed are you in every tent of Judah; and in every foreign nation, all who hear of you will be struck with terror. But now, tell me all that you did during these days." So Judith told him, in the presence of the people, all that she had been doing from the day she left till the time she began speaking to them. [Taken from JDTH 14:7-8]

When Simon heard that Trypho was gathering a large army to invade and ravage the land of Judah, and saw that the people were in dread and terror, he went up to Jerusalem. There he assembled the people and exhorted them in these words: "You know what I, my brothers, and my father's house have done for the laws and the sanctuary; what battles and disasters we have been through. It was for the sake of these, for the sake of Israel, that all my brothers have perished, and I alone am left. Far be it from me, then, to save my own life in any time of distress, for I am not better than my brothers. Rather will I avenge my nation and the sanctuary, as well as your wives and children, for all the nations out of hatred have united to destroy us." As the people heard these words, their spirit was rekindled. They shouted in reply: "You are our leader in place of your brothers Judas and Jonathan. Fight our battles, and we will do everything that you tell us." [1MACC 13:1-9]

So on the day he had set he went in to take an inventory of the funds. There was great distress throughout the city. Priests prostrated themselves in their priestly robes before the altar, and loudly begged him in heaven who had given the law about deposits to keep the deposits safe for those who had made them. Whoever saw the appearance of the high priest was pierced to the heart, for the changed color of his face manifested the anguish of his soul. The terror and bodily trembling that had come over the man clearly showed those who saw him the pain that lodged in his heart. [2MACC 3:14-17]

While they were imploring the almighty Lord to keep the deposits safe and secure for those who had placed them in trust, Heliodorus went on with his plan. But just as he was approaching the treasury with his bodyguards, the Lord of spirits who holds all power manifested himself in so striking a way that those who had been bold enough to follow Heliodorus were panic-stricken at God's power and fainted away in terror. [2MACC 3:22-24]

But when Judas' first cohort appeared, the enemy was overwhelmed with fear and terror at the manifestation of the All-seeing. Scattering in every direction, they rushed away in such headlong flight that in many cases they wounded one another, pierced by the swords of their own men. [2MACC 12:22]

Finally they withdrew in triumph, having filled the camp with terror and confusion. Day was just breaking when this was accomplished with the help and protection of the LORD. [Taken from 2MACC 13:16-17]

For the arrows of the Almighty pierce me, and my spirit drinks in their poison; the terrors of God are arrayed against me. [JOB 6:4]

Would that there were an arbiter between us, who could lay his hand upon us both and withdraw his rod from me. Would that his terrors did not frighten me; that I might speak without being afraid of him. [JOB 9:33-35]

Withdraw your hand far from me, and let not the terror of you frighten me. [JOB 13:21]

The wicked man is in torment all his days, and limited years are in store for the tyrant; The sound of terrors is in his ears; when all is prosperous, the spoiler comes upon him. [JOB 15:20-21]

Truly, the light of the wicked is extinguished; no flame brightens his hearth. The light is darkened in his tent; in spite of him, his lamp goes out... On every side terrors affright him; they harry him at each step... Fiery destruction lodges in his tent, and marches him off to the king of terrors. He is plucked from the security of his tent; over his abode brimstone is scattered. Below, his roots dry up, and above, his branches wither. His memory perishes from the land, and he has no name on the earth. He is driven from light into darkness, and banished out of the world. [JOB 18:5-6,11,14-18]

God shall send against him the fury of his wrath and rain down his missiles of war upon him. Should he escape the iron weapon, the bow of bronze shall pierce him through; The dart shall come out of his back; terrors shall fall upon him. Complete darkness is in store for him; the fire which shall consume him needs not to be fanned. The heavens shall reveal his guilt, and the earth shall rise up against him. The flood shall sweep away his house with the waters that run off in the day of God's anger. This is the portion of a wicked man, and the heritage appointed him by God. [Taken from JOB 20:23-29]

The shades beneath writhe in terror, the waters, and their inhabitants. Naked before him is the nether world, and Abaddon has no covering. [JOB 26:5-6]

This is the portion of a wicked man from God, the inheritance an oppressor receives from the Almighty: Though his children be many, the sword is their destiny. His offspring shall not be filled with bread. His survivors, when they die, shall have no burial, and their widows shall not be mourned. Though he heap up silver like dust and store away mounds of clothing, what he has stored the just man shall wear, and the innocent shall divide the silver. He builds his house as of cobwebs, or like a booth put up by the vine-keeper. He lies down a rich man, one last time; he opens his eyes and nothing remains to him. Terrors rush upon him by day; at night the tempest carries him off. The storm wind seizes him and he disappears; it sweeps him out of his place. [JOB 27:13-21]

They abhor me, they stand aloof from me, they do not hesitate to spit in my face! Indeed, they have loosed their bonds; they lord it over me, and have thrown off restraint in my presence. To subvert my paths they rise up; they build their approaches for my ruin. To destroy me, they attack with none to stay them; as through a wide breach they advance. Amid the uproar they come on in waves; over me rolls the terror. My dignity is borne off on the wind, and my welfare vanishes like a cloud. [JOB 30:10-15]

Do you make the steed to quiver while his thunderous snorting spreads terror? [JOB 39:20]

From his nostrils issues steam, as from a seething pot or bowl. His breath sets coals afire; a flame pours from his mouth. Strength abides in his neck, and terror leaps before him. His heart is hard as stone; his flesh, as the lower millstone. When he rises up, the mighty are afraid; the waves of the sea fall back. [JOB 41:12-17]

In utter terror is my soul - and you, LORD, how long...? Turn, LORD, save my life; in your mercy rescue me. [Taken from PS 6:4-5]

To Sheol the wicked will depart, all the nations that forget God. The needy will never be forgotten, nor will the hope of the afflicted ever fade. Arise, LORD, let no mortal prevail; let the nations be judged in your presence. Strike them with terror, LORD; show the nations they are mere mortals. [Taken from PS 9:18-21]

The LORD is king forever; the nations have vanished from God's land. You listen, LORD, to the needs of the poor; you encourage them and hear their prayers. You win justice for the orphaned and oppressed; no one on earth will cause terror again. [PS 10:16-18]

LORD, when you showed me favor I stood like the mighty mountains. But when you hid your face I was struck with terror. [PS 30:8]

I hear the whispers of the crowd; terrors are all around me. They conspire against me; they plot to take my life. But I trust in you, LORD; I say, "You are my God." My times are in your hands; rescue me from my enemies, from the hands of my pursuers. Let your face shine on your servant; save me in your kindness. Do not let me be put to shame, for I have called to you, LORD. Put the wicked to shame; reduce them to silence in Sheol. Strike dumb their lying lips, proud lips that attack the just in contempt and scorn. [PS 31:14-19]

Listen, God, to my prayer; do not hide from my pleading; hear me and give answer. I rock with grief; I groan at the uproar of the enemy, the clamor of the wicked. They heap trouble upon me, savagely accuse me. My heart pounds within me; death's terrors fall upon me. Fear and trembling overwhelm me; shuddering sweeps over me. [PS 55:2-6]

But I cry out to you, LORD; in the morning my prayer comes before you. Why do you reject me, LORD? Why hide your face from me? I am mortally afflicted since youth; lifeless, I suffer your terrible blows. Your wrath has swept over me; your terrors have reduced me to silence. All the day they surge round like a flood; from every side they close in on me. Because of you companions shun me; my only friend is darkness. [PS 88:14-19]

Truly we are consumed by your anger, filled with terror by your wrath. You have kept our faults before you, our hidden sins exposed to your sight. Our life ebbs away under your wrath; our years end like a sigh. Seventy is the sum of our years, or eighty, if we are strong; Most of them are sorrow and toil; they pass quickly, we are all but gone. Who comprehends your terrible anger? Your wrath matches the fear it inspires. Teach us to count our days aright, that we may gain wisdom of heart. Relent, O LORD! How long? Have pity on your servants! Fill us at daybreak with your love, that all our days we may sing for joy. Make us glad as many days as you humbled us, for as many years as we have seen trouble. [PS 90:7-15]

You shall not fear the terror of the night nor the arrow that flies by day, Nor the pestilence that roams in darkness, nor the plague that ravages at noon. Though a thousand fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, near you it shall not come. You need simply watch; the punishment of the wicked you will see. You have the LORD for your refuge; you have made the Most High your stronghold. No evil shall befall you, no affliction come near your tent. For God commands the angels to guard you in all your ways. With their hands they shall support you, lest you strike your foot against a stone. [PS 91:5-12]

"Because I called and you refused, I extended my hand and no one took notice; Because you disdained all my counsel, and my reproof you ignored - I, in my turn, will laugh at your doom; I will mock when terror overtakes you; When terror comes upon you like a storm, and your doom approaches like a whirlwind; when distress and anguish befall you. Then they call me, but I answer not; they seek me, but find me not; Because they hated knowledge, and chose not the fear of the LORD; They ignored my counsel, they spurned all my reproof; And in their arrogance they preferred arrogance, and like fools they hated knowledge: Now they must eat the fruit of their own way, and with their own devices be glutted. For the self-will of the simple kills them, the smugness of fools destroys them. But he who obeys me dwells in security, in peace, without fear of harm." [PROV 1:24-33]

Be not afraid of sudden terror, of the ruin of the wicked when it comes; For the LORD will be your confidence, and will keep your foot from the snare. [PROV 3:25-26]

To practice justice is a joy for the just, but terror for evildoers. [PROV 21:15]

For when the dire venom of beasts came upon them and they were dying from the bite of crooked serpents, your anger endured not to the end. But as a warning, for a short time they were terrorized, though they had a sign of salvation, to remind them of the precept of your law. For he who turned toward it was saved, not by what he saw, but by you, the savior of all. And by this also you convinced our foes that you are he who delivers from all evil. [Taken from WISDOM 16:5-8]

For they who supposed their secret sins were hid under the dark veil of oblivion Were scattered in fearful trembling, terrified by apparitions. For not even their inner chambers kept them fearless, for crashing sounds on all sides terrified them, and mute phantoms with somber looks appeared. No force, even of fire, was able to give light, nor did the flaming brilliance of the stars succeed in lighting up that gloomy night. But only intermittent, fearful fires flashed through upon them; And in their terror they thought beholding these was worse than the times when that sight was no longer to be seen. And mockeries of the magic art were in readiness, and a jeering reproof of their vaunted shrewdness. For they who undertook to banish fears and terrors from the sick soul themselves sickened with a ridiculous fear. For even though no monstrous thing frightened them, they shook at the passing of insects and the hissing of reptiles, and perished trembling, reluctant to face even the air that they could nowhere escape. For wickedness, of its nature cowardly, testifies in its own condemnation, and because of a distressed conscience, always magnifies misfortunes. For fear is nought but the surrender of the helps that come from reason; and the more one's expectation is of itself uncertain, the more one makes of not knowing the cause that brings on torment. [WISDOM 17:3-13]

For whether one was a farmer, or a shepherd, or a worker at tasks in the wasteland, taken unawares, he served out the inescapable sentence; for all were bound by the one bond of darkness. And were it only the whistling wind, or the melodious song of birds in the spreading branches, or the steady sound of rushing water, or the rude crash of overthrown rocks, or the unseen gallop of bounding animals, or the roaring cry of the fiercest beasts, or an echo resounding from the hollow of the hills, these sounds, inspiring terror, paralyzed them. For the whole world shone with brilliant light and continued its works without interruption; Over them alone was spread oppressive night, an image of the darkness that next should come upon them; yet they were to themselves more burdensome than the darkness. [Taken from WISDOM 17:17-21]

He who spoils his son will have wounds to bandage, and will quake inwardly at every outcry. A colt untamed turns out stubborn; a son left to himself grows up unruly. Pamper your child and he will be a terror for you, indulge him and he will bring you grief. Share not in his frivolity lest you share in his sorrow, when finally your teeth are clenched in remorse. [SIRACH 30:7-10]

A great anxiety has God allotted, and a heavy yoke, to the sons of men; From the day one leaves his mother's womb to the day he returns to the mother of all the living, His thoughts, the fear in his heart, and his troubled forebodings till the day he dies - whether he sits on a lofty throne or grovels in dust and ashes, whether he bears a splendid crown or is wrapped in the coarsest of cloaks - are of wrath and envy, trouble and dread, terror of death, fury and strife. Even when he lies on his bed to rest, his cares at night disturb his sleep. So short is his rest it seems like none, till in his dreams he struggles as he did by day, terrified by what his mind's eye sees, like a fugitive being pursued; As he reaches safety, he wakes up astonished that there was nothing to fear. So it is with all flesh, with man and with beast, but for sinners seven times more. [SIRACH 40:1-8]

Get behind the rocks, hide in the dust, from the terror of the LORD and the splendor of his majesty! The haughty eyes of man will be lowered, the arrogance of men will be abased, and the LORD alone will be exalted, on that day. For the LORD of hosts will have his day against all that is proud and arrogant, all that is high, and it will be brought low [Taken from ISA 2:10-12]

Men will go into caves in the rocks and into holes in the earth, From the terror of the LORD and the splendor of his majesty, when he arises to overawe the earth. On that day men will throw to the moles and the bats the idols of silver and gold which they made for worship. They go into caverns in the rocks and into crevices in the cliffs, From the terror of the LORD and the splendor of his majesty, when he arises to overawe the earth. [ISA 2:19-21]

They cross the ravine: "We will spend the night at Geba." Ramah is in terror, Gibeah of Saul has fled. [Taken from ISA 10:29]

Howl, for the day of the LORD is near; as destruction from the Almighty it comes... Every man's heart melts in terror. Pangs and sorrows take hold of them, like a woman in labor they writhe; They look aghast at each other, their faces aflame. Lo, the day of the LORD comes, cruel, with wrath and burning anger; To lay waste the land and destroy the sinners within it! [Taken from ISA 13:6-9]

In the evening, they spread terror, before morning, they are gone! Such is the portion of those who despoil us, the lot of those who plunder us. [ISA 17:14]

And the land of Judah shall be a terror to the Egyptians. Every time they remember Judah, they shall stand in dread because of the plan which the LORD of hosts has in mind for them. [Taken from ISA 19:17]

"Terror, pit, and trap are upon you, inhabitant of the earth; He who flees at the sound of terror will fall into the pit; He who climbs out of the pit will be caught in the trap. For the windows on high will be opened and the foundations of the earth will shake. The earth will burst asunder, the earth will be shaken apart, the earth will be convulsed. The earth will reel like a drunkard, and it will sway like a hut; Its rebellion will weigh it down, until it falls, never to rise again." On that day the LORD will punish the host of the heavens in the heavens, and the kings of the earth on the earth. They will be gathered together like prisoners into a pit; They will be shut up in a dungeon, and after many days they will be punished. Then the moon will blush and the sun grow pale, for the LORD of hosts will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, glorious in the sight of his elders. [Taken from ISA 24:17-23]

Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD: See, I am laying a stone in Zion, a stone that has been tested, a precious cornerstone as a sure foundation; he who puts his faith in it shall not be shaken. I will make of right a measuring line, of justice a level. Hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and waters shall flood the hiding place. Your covenant with death shall be canceled and your pact with the nether world shall not stand. When the overwhelming scourge passes, you shall be trampled down by it. Whenever it passes, it shall take you; morning after morning it shall pass, by day and by night; terror alone shall convey the message. For the bed shall be too short to stretch out in, and the cover too narrow to wrap in. For the LORD shall rise up as on Mount Perazim, bestir himself as in the Valley of Gibeon, To carry out his work, his singular work, to perform his deed, his strange deed. [ISA 28:16-21]

He shall rush past his crag in panic, and his princes shall flee in terror from his standard, Says the LORD who has a fire in Zion and a furnace in Jerusalem. [ISA 31:9]

Your eyes will see a king in his splendor, they will look upon a vast land. Your mind will dwell on the terror: "Where is he who counted, where is he who weighed? Where is he who counted the towers?" To the people of alien tongue you will look no more, the people of obscure speech, stammering in a language not understood. Look to Zion, the city of our festivals; let your eyes see Jerusalem as a quiet abode, a tent not to be struck, whose pegs will never be pulled up, nor any of its ropes severed. Indeed the LORD will be there with us, majestic; yes, the LORD our judge, the LORD our lawgiver, the LORD our king, he it is who will save us. [ISA 33:17-22]

You said, "I shall remain always, a sovereign mistress forever!" But you did not lay these things to heart, you disregarded their outcome. Now hear this, voluptuous one, enthroned securely, Saying to yourself, "I, and no one else! I shall never be a widow, or suffer the loss of my children" - both these things shall come to you suddenly, in a single day: Complete bereavement and widowhood shall come upon you for your many sorceries and the great number of your spells; Because you felt secure in your wickedness, and said, "No one sees me." Your wisdom and your knowledge led you astray, and you said to yourself, "I, and no one else!" But upon you shall come evil you will not know how to predict; Disaster shall befall you which you cannot allay. Suddenly there shall come upon you ruin which you will not expect. Keep up, now, your spells and your many sorceries. Perhaps you can make them avail, perhaps you can strike terror! You wearied yourself with many consultations, at which you toiled from your youth; Let the astrologers stand forth to save you, the stargazers who forecast at each new moon what would happen to you. Lo, they are like stubble, fire consumes them; They cannot save themselves from the spreading flames. This is no warming ember, no fire to sit before. Thus do your wizards serve you with whom you have toiled from your youth; Each wanders his own way, with none to save you. [ISA 47:7-15]

Thus says the LORD: See, a people comes from the land of the north, a great nation, roused from the ends of the earth. Bow and javelin they wield; cruel and pitiless are they. They sound like the roaring sea as they ride forth on steeds, each in his place, for battle against you, daughter Zion. We hear the report of them; helpless fall our hands, anguish takes hold of us, throes like a mother's in childbirth. Go not forth into the field, step not into the street, beware of the enemy's sword; terror on every side! [Taken from JER 6:22-25]

I will gather them all in, says the LORD: no grapes on the vine, No figs on the fig trees, foliage withered! Why do we remain here? Let us form ranks and enter the walled cities, to perish there; For the LORD has wrought our destruction, he has given us poison to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD. We wait for peace to no avail; for a time of healing, but terror comes instead. [JER 8:13-15]

Have you cast Judah off completely? Is Zion loathsome to you? Why have you struck us a blow that cannot be healed? We wait for peace, to no avail; for a time of healing, but terror comes instead. We recognize, O LORD, our wickedness, the guilt of our fathers; that we have sinned against you. For your name's sake spurn us not, disgrace not the throne of your glory; remember your covenant with us, and break it not. [JER 14:19-21]

Who will pity you, Jerusalem, who will console you? Who will stop to ask about your welfare? You have disowned me, says the LORD, turned your back upon me; And so I stretched out my hand to destroy you, I was weary of sparing you. I winnowed them with the fan in every city gate. I destroyed my people through bereavement; they returned not from their evil ways. Their widows were more numerous before me than the sands of the sea. I brought against the mother of youths the spoiler at midday; Suddenly I struck her with anguish and terror. The mother of seven swoons away, gasping out her life; Her sun sets in full day, she is disgraced, despairing. Their survivors I will give to the sword before their enemies, says the LORD. [JER 15:5-9]

The next morning, after Pashhur had released Jeremiah from the stocks, the prophet said to him: Instead of Pashhur, the LORD will name you "Terror on every side." For thus says the LORD: Indeed, I will deliver you to terror, you and all your friends. Your own eyes shall see them fall by the sword of their enemies. All Judah I will deliver to the king of Babylon, who shall take them captive to Babylon or slay them with the sword. All the wealth of this city, all it has toiled for and holds dear, all the treasures of the kings of Judah, I will give as plunder into the hands of their foes, who shall seize it and carry it away to Babylon. You Pashhur, and all the members of your household shall go into exile. To Babylon you shall go, you and all your friends; there you shall die and be buried, because you have prophesied lies to them. [JER 20:3-6]

Yes, I hear the whisperings of many: "Terror on every side! Denounce! let us denounce him!" All those who were my friends are on the watch for any misstep of mine. "Perhaps he will be trapped; then we can prevail, and take our vengeance on him." But the LORD is with me, like a mighty champion: my persecutors will stumble, they will not triumph. In their failure they will be put to utter shame, to lasting, unforgettable confusion. [JER 20:10-11]

With strong hand and outstretched arm you brought your people Israel out of the land of Egypt amid signs and wonders and great terror. This land you gave them, as you had promised their fathers under oath, a land flowing with milk and honey. They entered and took possession of it, but they did not listen to your voice; by your law they did not live, and what you commanded they failed to do. Hence you let all these evils befall them. [JER 32:21-23]

What do I see? With broken ranks they fall back; their heroes are routed, they flee headlong without making a stand. Terror on every side, says the LORD! The swift cannot flee, nor the hero escape [Taken from JER 46:5-6]

On every roof of Moab and in all his squares there is mourning; I have shattered Moab like a pot that no one wants, says the LORD. How terror seizes Moab, and wailing! How he turns his back in shame! Moab has become a laughingstock and a horror to all his neighbors! For thus says the LORD: Behold, like an eagle he soars, spreads his wings over Moab. Cities are taken, strongholds seized: On that day the hearts of Moab's heroes are like the heart of a woman in travail. Moab shall be destroyed, no more a people, because he boasted against the LORD. Terror, pit, and trap be upon you, people of Moab, says the LORD. He who flees from the terror falls into the pit; He who climbs from the pit is caught in the trap; For I will bring these things upon Moab in the year of their punishment, says the LORD. [JER 48:38-44]

I am bringing terror upon you, says the Lord GOD of hosts, from all round about you; You shall be scattered, each man in headlong flight, with no one to rally the fugitives. [JER 49:5]

The terror you spread beguiled you, and your presumption of heart; You that live in rocky crags, that hold the heights of the hill: Though you build your nest high as the eagle, from there I will drag you down, says the LORD. [JER 49:16]

"You summoned as for a feast day terrors against me from all sides; There was not, on the day of your wrath, either fugitive or survivor; Those whom I bore and reared my enemy has utterly destroyed." [LAM 2:22]

We have sinned and rebelled; you have not forgiven us. You veiled yourself in wrath and pursued us, you slew us and took no pity; You wrapped yourself in a cloud which prayer could not pierce. You have made us offscourings and refuse among the nations. All our enemies have opened their mouths against us; Terror and the pit have been our lot, desolation and destruction; My eyes run with streams of water over the downfall of the daughter of my people. My eyes flow without ceasing, there is no respite, Till the LORD from heaven looks down and sees. [LAM 3:42-50]

Then he said to me: Son of man, I am breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem. They shall eat bread which they have weighed out anxiously, and they shall drink water which they have measured out fearfully, so that, owing to the scarcity of bread and water, everyone shall be filled with terror and waste away because of his sins. [EZEK 4:16-17]

I will bring in the worst of the nations, who shall take possession of their houses. I will put an end to their proud strength, and their sanctuaries shall be profaned. When anguish comes they shall seek peace, but there will be none. There shall be disaster after disaster, rumor after rumor. Prophetic vision shall fade; instruction shall be lacking to the priest, and counsel to the elders, while the prince shall be enveloped in terror, and the hands of the common people shall tremble. I will deal with them according to their conduct, and according to their judgments I will judge them; thus they shall know that I am the LORD. [EZEK 7:24-27]

Thus says the Lord GOD: Summon an assembly against them, and deliver them over to terror and plunder. [Taken from EZEK 23:46]

Then they shall utter a lament over you: How have you perished, gone from the seas, city most prized! Once she was mighty on the sea, she and her dwellers, who spread terror into all that dwelt by the sea. On this, the day of your fall, the islands quake! The isles in the sea are terrified at your passing. [Taken from EZEK 26:17-18]

There is Assyria with all her company, all of them slain, whose graves have been made in the recesses of the pit; her company is around Egypt's grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword, who spread terror in the land of the living. There is Elam with all her throng about Egypt's grave, all of them slain, fallen by the sword: they have gone down uncircumcised to the bottom of the earth, who spread their terror in the land of the living, and they bear their disgrace with those who go down into the pit; in the midst of the slain they are placed. There are Meshech and Tubal and all their throng about her grave, all of them uncircumcised, slain by the sword, for they spread their terror in the land of the living. They do not lie with the mighty men fallen of old, who went down to the nether world with their weapons of war, whose swords were placed under their heads and whose shields were laid over their bones, though the mighty men caused terror in the land of the living. But in the midst of the uncircumcised shall you lie, with those slain by the sword. There are Edom, her kings, and all her princes, who despite their might have been placed with those slain by the sword; with the uncircumcised they lie, and with those who go down into the pit. There are all the princes of the north and all the Sidonians, who have gone down with the slain, because of the terror their might inspired; they lie uncircumcised with those slain by the sword and bear their disgrace with those who go down to the pit. When Pharaoh sees these, he shall be comforted for all his hordes slain by the sword - Pharaoh and all his army, says the Lord GOD. Since he spread his terror in the land of the living, therefore is he laid to rest among the uncircumcised, with those slain by the sword - Pharaoh and all his hordes, says the Lord GOD. [EZEK 32:22-32]

Thus says the Lord GOD: It is of you that I spoke in ancient times through my servants, the prophets of Israel, who prophesied in those days that I would bring you against them. But on that day, the day when Gog invades the land of Israel, says the Lord GOD, my fury shall be aroused. In my anger and in my jealousy, in my fiery wrath, I swear: On that day there shall be a great shaking upon the land of Israel. Before me shall tremble the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, the beasts of the field and all the reptiles that crawl upon the ground, and all men who are on the land. Mountains shall be overturned, and cliffs shall tumble, and every wall shall fall to the ground. Against him I will summon every terror, says the Lord GOD, every man's sword against his brother. I will hold judgment with him in pestilence and bloodshed; flooding rain and hailstones, fire and brimstone, I will rain upon him, upon his troops, and upon the many peoples with him. I will prove my greatness and holiness and make myself known in the sight of many nations; thus they shall know that I am the LORD. [EZEK 38:17-23]

While I, Daniel, sought the meaning of the vision I had seen, a manlike figure stood before me, and on the Ulai I heard a human voice that cried out, "Gabriel, explain the vision to this man." When he came near where I was standing, I fell prostrate in terror. But he said to me, "Understand, son of man, that the vision refers to the end time." As he spoke to me, I fell forward in a faint; he touched me and made me stand up. "I will show you," he said, "what is to happen later in the period of wrath; for at the appointed time, there will be an end." [Taken from DAN 8:15-19]

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