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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Thunder

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This is of rare occurrence in Palestine, and is regarded in scripture as being the voice of God in power, both in the O.T. of the past and in the Revelation of the future. Psalm 29; Psalm 77:18; Psalm 104:7; Revelation 4:5; Revelation 6:1; etc.: compare also John 12:29 . In Psalm 78:48 , in recounting the plagues of Egypt, the flocks are represented as being consumed by HOT THUNDERBOLTS.The word is resheph, and is also translated 'coals,' 'burning coals,' 'burning heat.' Doubtless lightning is referred to, as when the 'fire of God' fell from heaven and burnt up Job's sheep. Job 1:16 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Thunder'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/t/thunder.html. 1897.

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