Millions miss a meal or two each day.
Help us change that! Click to donate today!
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
And lightning are significant manifestations of the power of God, and emblems of his presence, Exodus 19:16 1 Samuel 2:10 12:17 Psalm 18:13 . Thunder is poetically called "the voice of the Lord" in the sublime description of a thunder-storm in Psalm 29:11;
"The voice of the Lord is upon the waters;
The God of glory thundereth;
The Lord is upon many waters.
The voice of the Lord is powerful;
The voice of the Lord is full of majesty.
The voice of the Lord breaketh the cedars;
Yea, the Lord breaketh the cedars of Lebanon," etc.
See also Job 37:1-5 40:9 Jeremiah 10:13 . In illustration of Ps
29:9, Moffat, while describing the thunder-storms of South Africa,
say that the antelopes flee in consternation; and that he has
observed the Bechuanas starting off early on the morning following
such a storm in quest of young antelopes prematurely born. In Ps
78:48, "hot thunderbolts" means lightning.
These files are public domain and are a derivative of the topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859.
Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Thunder'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/t/thunder.html. 1859.