‘pestilence…’ ….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

PestilenceFor nation shall rise against nation,
and kingdom against kingdom:
and there shall be famines,
and pestilences,
and earthquakes, in divers places. – Mat 24:7

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “pestilence…”.

WordWeb meaning for ‘pestilence

Noun: pestilence  pe-stu-lun(t)s

1.A serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis
and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea
that has bitten an infected animal

plague, pest, pestis

2.Any epidemic disease with a high death rate
plague, pest

3.A pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
racism is a pestilence at the heart of the nation“;

Derived forms: pestilences
Type of: epidemic disease, influence
Encyclopedia: Pestilence


Exo 5:3 And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us:
let us go, we pray thee,
three days’ journey into the desert,
and sacrifice unto the LORD our God;
lest he fall upon us with pestilence,
or with the sword.

Exo 9:15 For now I will stretch out my hand,
that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence;
and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.

Lev 26:25 And I will bring a sword upon you,
that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant:
and when ye are gathered together within your cities,
I will send the pestilence among you;
and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.

Num 14:12 I will smite them with the pestilence,
and disinherit them,
and will make of thee a greater nation and mightier than they.

Deu 28:21 The LORD shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee,
until he have consumed thee from off the land,
whither thou goest to possess it.

2Sa 24:13 So Gad came to David, and told him, and said unto him,
Shall seven years of famine come unto thee in thy land?
or wilt thou flee three months before thine enemies,
while they pursue thee?
or that there be three days’ pestilence in thy land?
now advise, and see what answer
I shall return to him that sent me.

2Sa 24:15 So the LORD sent a pestilence upon Israel
from the morning even to the time appointed:
and there died of the people
from Dan even to Beersheba seventy thousand men.

1Ki 8:37 If there be in the land famine,
if there be pestilence,
blasting, mildew, locust,
or if there be caterpiller;
if their enemy besiege them in the land of their cities;
whatsoever plague,
whatsoever sickness there be;

1Ch 21:12 Either three years’ famine;
or three months to be destroyed before thy foes,
while that the sword of thine enemies overtaketh thee;
or else three days the sword of the LORD,
even the pestilence, in the land,
and the angel of the LORD destroying
throughout all the coasts of Israel.
Now therefore advise thyself
what word I shall bring again to him that sent me.

1Ch 21:14 So the LORD sent pestilence upon Israel:
and there fell of Israel seventy thousand men.

2Ch 6:28 If there be dearth in the land,
if there be pestilence,
if there be blasting,
or mildew, locusts,
or caterpillers;
if their enemies besiege them in the cities of their land;
whatsoever sore or whatsoever sickness there be:

2Ch 7:13 If I shut up heaven that there be no rain,
or if I command the locusts to devour the land,
or if I send pestilence among my people;

2Ch 20:9 If, when evil cometh upon us, as the sword, judgment,
or pestilence,
or famine,
we stand before this house,
and in thy presence,
(for thy name is in this house,)
and cry unto thee in our affliction,
then thou wilt hear and help.

Psa 78:50 He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul from death,
but gave their life over to the pestilence;

Psa 91:3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler,
and from the noisome pestilence.

Psa 91:6 Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness;
nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.

Jer 14:12 When they fast, I will not hear their cry;
and when they offer burnt offering and an oblation,
I will not accept them:
but I will consume them by the sword,
and by the famine,
and by the pestilence.

Jer 21:6 And I will smite the inhabitants of this city,
both man and beast:
they shall die of a great pestilence.

Jer 21:7 And afterward, saith the LORD, I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah,
and his servants,
and the people,
and such as are left in this city from the pestilence,
from the sword,
and from the famine, into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon,
and into the hand of their enemies,
and into the hand of those that seek their life:
and he shall smite them with the edge of the sword;
he shall not spare them,
neither have pity,
nor have mercy.

Jer 21:9 He that abideth in this city shall die by the sword,
and by the famine,
and by the pestilence:
but he that goeth out,
and falleth to the Chaldeans that besiege you, he shall live,
and his life shall be unto him for a prey.

Jer 24:10 And I will send the sword, the famine,
and the pestilence, among them,
till they be consumed from off the land
that I gave unto them and to their fathers.

Jer 27:8 And it shall come to pass, that the nation and kingdom
which will not serve the same Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon,
and that will not put their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon,
that nation will I punish, saith the LORD, with the sword,
and with the famine,
and with the pestilence,
until I have consumed them by his hand.

Jer 27:13 Why will ye die, thou and thy people,
by the sword,
by the famine,
and by the pestilence,
as the LORD hath spoken against the nation
that will not serve the king of Babylon?

Jer 28:8 The prophets that have been before me
and before thee of old prophesied
both against many countries,
and against great kingdoms, of war,
and of evil,
and of pestilence.

Jer 29:17 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Behold,
I will send upon them the sword, the famine,
and the pestilence,
and will make them like vile figs,
that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.

Jer 29:18 And I will persecute them with the sword, with the famine,
and with the pestilence,
and will deliver them to be removed
to all the kingdoms of the earth, to be a curse,
and an astonishment,
and an hissing,
and a reproach,
among all the nations whither I have driven them:

Jer 32:24 Behold the mounts, they are come unto the city to take it;
and the city is given into the hand of the Chaldeans,
that fight against it,
because of the sword,
and of the famine,
and of the pestilence:
and what thou hast spoken is come to pass;
and, behold, thou seest it.

Jer 32:36 And now therefore thus saith the LORD, the God of Israel,
concerning this city, whereof ye say,
It shall be delivered into the hand of the king of Babylon
by the sword,
and by the famine,
and by the pestilence;

Jer 34:17 Therefore thus saith the LORD;
Ye have not hearkened unto me,
in proclaiming liberty,
every one to his brother,
and every man to his neighbour: behold,
I proclaim a liberty for you, saith the LORD,
to the sword,
to the pestilence,
and to the famine;
and I will make you to be removed
into all the kingdoms of the earth.

Jer 38:2 Thus saith the LORD, He that remaineth in this city shall die
by the sword,
by the famine,
and by the pestilence:
but he that goeth forth to the Chaldeans shall live;
for he shall have his life for a prey,
and shall live.

Jer 42:17 So shall it be with all the men that set their faces
to go into Egypt to sojourn there;
they shall die
by the sword,
by the famine,
and by the pestilence:
and none of them shall remain or escape
from the evil that I will bring upon them.

Jer 42:22 Now therefore know certainly that ye shall die
by the sword,
by the famine,
and by the pestilence,
in the place whither ye desire to go and to sojourn.

Jer 44:13 For I will punish them that dwell in the land of Egypt,
as I have punished Jerusalem,
by the sword,
by the famine,
and by the pestilence:

Eze 5:12 A third part of thee shall die with the pestilence,
and with famine shall they be consumed in the midst of thee:
and a third part shall fall by the sword round about thee;
and I will scatter a third part into all the winds,
and I will draw out a sword after them.

Eze 5:17 So will I send upon you famine and evil beasts,
and they shall bereave thee;
and pestilence
and blood shall pass through thee;
and I will bring the sword upon thee.
I the LORD have spoken it.

Eze 6:11 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Smite with thine hand,
and stamp with thy foot, and say,
Alas for all the evil abominations of the house of Israel!
for they shall fall by the sword,
by the famine,
and by the pestilence.

Eze 6:12 He that is far off shall die of the pestilence;
and he that is near shall fall by the sword;
and he that remaineth and is besieged shall die by the famine:
thus will I accomplish my fury upon them.

Eze 7:15 The sword is without,
and the pestilence and the famine within:
he that is in the field shall die with the sword;
and he that is in the city,
famine and pestilence shall devour him.

Eze 12:16 But I will leave a few men of them
from the sword,
from the famine,
and from the pestilence;
that they may declare all their abominations
among the heathen whither they come;
and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Eze 14:19 Or if I send a pestilence into that land,
and pour out my fury upon it in blood,
to cut off from it man and beast:

Eze 14:21 For thus saith the Lord GOD;
How much more when I send
my four sore judgments upon Jerusalem, the sword,
and the famine,
and the noisome beast,
and the pestilence,
to cut off from it man and beast?

Eze 28:23 For I will send into her pestilence,
and blood into her streets;
and the wounded shall be judged in the midst of her
by the sword upon her on every side;
and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Eze 33:27 Say thou thus unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD;
As I live, surely they that are in the wastes shall fall by the sword,
and him that is in the open field
will I give to the beasts to be devoured,
and they that be in the forts
and in the caves shall die of the pestilence.

Eze 38:22 And I will plead against him with pestilence and with blood;
and I will rain upon him,
and upon his bands,
and upon the many people that are with him, an overflowing rain,
and great hailstones, fire,
and brimstone.

Amo 4:10 I have sent among you the pestilence after the manner of Egypt:
your young men have I slain with the sword,
and have taken away your horses;
and I have made the stink of your camps to come up unto your nostrils:
yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.

Hab 3:5 Before him went the pestilence,
and burning coals went forth at his feet.

Mat 24:7 For nation shall rise against nation,
and kingdom against kingdom:
and there shall be famines,
and pestilences,
and earthquakes, in divers places.

Luk 21:11 And great earthquakes shall be in divers places,
and famines,
and pestilences;
and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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