Revelation 16:8-9

The Seven Bowls of God's Wrath

8 The fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and it was allowed to scorch people g with fire. 9 They were scorched by the fierce heat, and h they cursed 1 the name of God who had power over these plagues. i They did not repent j and give him glory.

  1. Cross References
    Revelation 9:17
    And this is how I saw the horses in my vision and those who rode them: they wore breastplates the color of fire and of sapphire and of sulfur, and the heads of the horses were like lions' heads, and fire and smoke and sulfur came out of their mouths.
    Revelation 14:18
    And another angel came out from the altar, the angel who has authority over the fire, and he called with a loud voice to the one who had the sharp sickle, "Put in your sickle and gather the clusters from the vine of the earth, for its grapes are ripe.
  2. Cross References
    Revelation 16:11
    And cursed the God of heaven for their pain and sores. They did not repent of their deeds.
    Revelation 16:21
    And great hailstones, about one hundred pounds each, fell from heaven on people; and they cursed God for the plague of the hail, because the plague was so severe.
  3. Cross References
    Daniel 5:22
    And you his son, Belshazzar, have not humbled your heart, though you knew all this.
    Revelation 2:21
    I gave her time to repent, but she refuses to repent of her sexual immorality.
  4. Cross References
    Daniel 5:23
    But you have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven. And the vessels of his house have been brought in before you, and you and your lords, your wives, and your concubines have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or know, but the God in whose hand is your breath, and whose are all your ways, you have not honored.
    Revelation 11:13
    And at that hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city fell. Seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.
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