1265 hand of God

1265 hand of God

A figure of speech which points to God’s sovereign power in creation and in his actions on his people’s behalf, especially in redemption. Also used as a symbol of authority and in taking oaths.

God creates by his hand

Ac 7:50 See also Isa 66:2; Job 10:3,8; Ps 8:3; Ps 19:1; Ps 95:5; Ps 138:8; Isa 48:13; Isa 64:8

God holds the world in his hand

Ps 95:4 See also Job 12:10; Job 26:13; Job 36:32; Ps 31:15; Isa 40:12; Isa 41:19-20; Da 5:23

God’s creatures are fed from his hand

Ps 145:16 See also Ps 104:28; Isa 34:17

God’s hand symbolises his power

God’s hand is mighty Hab 3:4 See also 1Ch 29:12; Ps 118:15-16; Jer 18:6; Da 4:35; Am 9:2

God executes judgment by the power of his hand Am 1:6-8 Judgment on the Philistine cities. See also Dt 32:41; 1Sa 5:6-9; Isa 40:2; Jer 15:6; La 2:3; Eze 6:14; Zep 1:4; Ac 13:11

God’s hand holds a cup of judgment Jer 25:15-17 See also Ps 75:8; Isa 51:17; Hab 2:16

God’s hand brings trouble Job 19:21 See also Ru 1:13; 1Sa 6:3; Job 1:11; Ps 38:2; Ps 39:10

God’s hand causes fear Isa 19:16 See also Isa 23:11

Pleas for God to use his powerful hand

Ps 74:11 See also Ps 10:12; Ps 60:5 pp Ps 108:6; Ps 77:10; Ps 144:7-8

God’s powerful hand used on his people’s behalf

God redeems by his powerful hand Ps 138:7 See also 1Ki 8:41-42 pp 2Ch 6:32; Ps 98:1; Isa 11:11; Eze 20:21-22,33-34; Mic 4:10

God redeemed Israel from Egypt by his powerful hand Ex 13:3 See also Ex 3:19-20; Ex 13:9,14; Dt 5:15; Dt 7:8; Ne 1:10; Jer 32:21; Da 9:15

God’s hand ensures success for his people Isa 41:10 “righteous” has the sense of “victorious”. See also Ps 16:8; Ps 18:35; Ps 89:21; Isa 42:6; Isa 49:4

God’s powerful hand is invincible Jn 10:29 See also Ps 139:10; Isa 43:13

God’s hand protects his people Ezr 8:31 See also Ex 33:22-23; 1Ch 4:10; Ps 121:5; Isa 41:13; Isa 49:2,16; Isa 62:3

God’s hand inspires the prophets Jer 1:9 See also Isa 8:11; Jer 15:17; Eze 1:3; Eze 3:14,22; Eze 33:22; Eze 37:1; Eze 40:1

God’s hand fulfils his purposes Ezr 7:6 See also 2Ch 30:12; Ezr 7:9,28; Ezr 8:18; Ne 2:8,18; Pr 21:1; Ecc 2:24; Isa 45:1; Lk 1:66; Ac 11:21

God’s uplifted hand

Signifies his taking an oath Ne 9:15 See also Ex 6:8; Nu 14:30; Dt 32:40; Eze 47:14

Signifies his power Isa 9:12,17,21; Isa 26:11

God’s right hand symbolises his authority

Ac 7:55-56 See also Ps 110:1; Ac 5:31; Ro 8:34; Col 3:1; Heb 1:3; 1Pe 3:22

God’s hand must be recognised

God requires submission under his hand 1Pe 5:6 See also Ro 10:21; Isa 65:2

The works of God’s hand must be acknowledged Ps 28:5; Ps 92:4; Ps 143:5

See also

1075God, justice of
1105God, power of
1115God, purpose of
1130God, sovereignty
1210God, human descriptions
1260finger of God
1270right hand of God
1325God, the Creator
1330God, the provider
1670symbols
2336Christ, exaltation
9210judgment, God’s

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