Acts 11:21; Exodus 9:3; 1 Samuel 5:6-7; 1 Samuel 5:11; Psalm 32:4; Hebrews 10:31; 1 Peter 5:6

21 And othe hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number who believed pturned to the Lord.


behold, rthe hand of the Lord will fall with a very severe plague upon your livestock that are in the field, the horses, the donkeys, the camels, the herds, and the flocks.


wThe hand of the Lord was heavy against the people of Ashdod, and he terrified and afflicted them with xtumors, both Ashdod and its territory. And when the men of Ashdod saw how things were, they said, The ark of the God of Israel must not remain with us, for his hand is hard against us and against Dagon our god.


11 yThey sent therefore and gathered together all the lords of the Philistines and said, Send away the ark of the God of Israel, and let it return to its own place, that it may not kill us and our people. For there was a deathly panic throughout the whole city. wThe hand of God was very heavy there.


For day and night your phand was heavy upon me;

my strength was dried up1 as by the heat of summer. Selah


31 qIt is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.


xHumble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you,