They are frightening and terrifying; they decide for themselves what is right. 1
Do you make it leap 1 like a locust? Its proud neighing 2 is terrifying!
The sunlight will be turned to darkness and the moon to the color of blood, 1 before the day of the Lord comes – that great and terrible day!
“Lord, 1 my servant 2 is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible anguish.”
Who can open the doors of its mouth? 1 Its teeth all around are fearsome.
Look, I will send you Elijah 1 the prophet before the great and terrible day of the Lord arrives.
and said, “Lord, have mercy on my son, because he has seizures 1 and suffers terribly, for he often falls into the fire and into the water.
and who brought you through the great, fearful desert of venomous serpents 1 and scorpions, an arid place with no water. He made water flow 2 from a flint rock and
Here is a message about the Desert by the Sea: 1 Like strong winds blowing in the south, 2 one invades from the desert, from a land that is feared.
It shrieked, threw him into terrible convulsions, and came out. The boy 1 looked so much like a corpse that many said, “He is dead!”
From the north he comes in golden splendor; 1 around God is awesome majesty.
So a strong nation will extol you; the towns of 1 powerful nations will fear you.
For tyrants will disappear, those who taunt will vanish, and all those who love to do wrong will be eliminated 1 –
“I will deliver you from the power of the wicked. I will free you from the clutches of violent people.”
I will kill everything living in Jerusalem, 1 people and animals alike! They will die from terrible diseases.
The voice of the Lord thunders 1 as he leads his army. 2 Indeed, his warriors 3 are innumerable; 4 Surely his command is carried out! 5 Yes, the day of the Lord is awesome 6 and very terrifying – who can survive 7 it?
He humbles princes; 1 the kings of the earth regard him as awesome. 2
Our skin is hot as an oven due to a fever from hunger. 1
It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
Now the famine was severe in the land. 1