frequently referred to by the sacred writers ( Nahum 1:3-6 ). Thunder and lightning are spoken of as tokens of God's wrath ( 2 Samuel 22:15 ; Job 28:26 ; 37:4 ; Psalms 135:7 ; 144:6 ; Zechariah 9:14 ). They represent God's glorious and awful majesty ( Revelation 4:5 ), or some judgment of God on the world ( 20:9 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Lightning". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".