30 Scariest Bible Verses

There are many awe striking stories written in the Bible. Whether these stories are surrounded by death or destruction, nothing can be more frightening than these scariest Bible verses.

“Again the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.” | Matthew 4:8

“And in Hades he (the rich man) lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away, and Lazarus in his bosom.” | Luke 16:23

“And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the LORD thy God hath given thee, in the siege, and in the straitness, wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee:” | Deuteronomy 28:53

“And ye shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire; and ye shall hew down the graven images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place.” | Deuteronomy 12:3

“Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?” | 2 Corinthians 6:14

“Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.” | Malachi 2:3

“Behold, the Lord came with many thousands of His holy ones, to execute judgment upon all, and to convict all the ungodly of all their ungodly deeds which they have done in an ungodly way, and of all the harsh things which ungodly sinners have spoken against Him.” | Jude 14–15

“But Rabshakeh said unto them, Hath my master sent me to thy master, and to thee, to speak these words? hath he not sent me to the men which sit on the wall, that they may eat their own dung, and drink their own piss with you?” | 2 Kings 18:27 KJV

“For six days, work is to be done, but the seventh day shall be your holy day, a Sabbath of rest to the LORD. Whoever does any work on it must be put to death.” | Exodus 35:2

“For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all.” | James 2:10

“God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind.” | Numbers 23:19

“Happy shall he be, that taketh and dasheth thy little ones against the stones.” | Psalm 137:9

“He made the Sea of cast metal, circular in shape, measuring ten cubits from rim to rim . . . It took a line of thirty cubits to measure around it.” | 1 Kings 7:23

“I also gave them over to statutes that were not good and laws they could not live by; I let them become defiled through their gifts—the sacrifice of every firstborn—that I might fill them with horror so they would know that I am the LORD.” | Ezekiel 20:25-26

“If a man beats his male or female slave with a rod and the slave dies as a direct result, he must be punished, but he is not to be punished if the slave gets up after a day or two, since the slave is his property.” | Exodus 21:20-21

“If a man commits adultery with another man’s wife—with the wife of his neighbor—both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death.” | Leviticus 20:10

“If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death.” | Leviticus 20:13

“If anyone curses his father or mother, he must be put to death.” | Leviticus 20:9

“If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off; it is better for you to enter life crippled, than, having your two hands, to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire.” |  Mark 9:43

“If, however, the charge is true and no proof of the girl’s virginity can be found, she shall be brought to the door of her father’s house and there the men of her town shall stone her to death. She has done a disgraceful thing in Israel by being promiscuous while still in her father’s house.” | Deuteronomy 22:20-1

“No one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven—the Son of Man.” | John 3:13

“Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.” | Hosea 13:16

“Slaves, submit yourselves to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh.” | 1 Peter 2:18

“Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every authority instituted among men.” | 1 Peter 2:13

“There is none righteous, not even one; There is none who understands, There is none who seeks for God; All have turned aside, together they have become useless; There is none who does good, There is not even one.” | Romans 3:10-12

“Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you believe that I (Jesus) am He (the Messiah), you will die in your sins.” | John 8:24

“Throw out the worthless slave into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” | Matthew 25:30

“When the Lord your God brings you into the land you are entering to possess and drives out before you many nations . . . then you must destroy them totally. Make no treaty with them, and show them no mercy.” | Deuteronomy 7:1-2

“Ye shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which ye shall possess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree: ” | Deuteronomy 12:2

“You may eat any animal that has a split hoof divided in two and that chews the cud. However, of those that chew the cud or that have a split hoof completely divided you may not eat the camel, the rabbit, or the coney.” | Deuteronomy 14:6-7

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