4843 plague

4843 plague

Affliction with disease, destruction or environmental disaster as an expression of divine judgment, usually resulting in death. The purpose may be as a punishment or to encourage repentance.

The nature of plague

Eze 6:11-12 See also 2Ch 20:9; Jer 14:12; Jer 27:8; Eze 14:21; Rev 6:8

Plagues sent upon Egypt

Plagues described Ex 7:17-18; Ex 8:5-6,16-17,21,24; Ex 9:6,9-10,22-25; Ex 10:4-6,13-15,21-23; Ex 11:4-6; Ex 12:29-30

Plagues withdrawn in answer to prayer Ex 8:12-13,29; Ex 9:29,33; Ex 10:18-19

Plagues recalled and celebrated Ps 78:41-51; Ps 105:26-36; Ps 135:8-9; Am 4:10; Ac 7:36

Plagues sent upon Israel

Plagues threatened for breaking God’s covenant Lev 26:23-26 See also Lev 26:14-16; Dt 28:20-24

Plagues experienced in fulfilment of God’s covenant Ex 32:33-35; Nu 11:31-34; Nu 14:36-38; Nu 16:41-50; Nu 25:3-9; 2Sa 24:11-17 pp 1Ch 21:9-17; Joel 1:2-12; Am 4:6-11

Plagues withdrawn after intercession or obedience Nu 14:10-20; Nu 16:46-48; Nu 21:6-9; Nu 25:6-11; 2Sa 24:18-25 pp 1Ch 21:18-26; 1Ki 8:37-40 pp 2Ch 6:28-31; Ps 106:23,28-31

Plagues announced by prophets as God’s judgment Jer 21:5-10 See also Jer 24:10; Jer 29:17-19; Jer 34:17; Jer 44:13; Eze 5:12,17; Eze 33:27

Plagues sent upon other nations

1Sa 5:6-12; Isa 19:22; Jer 28:8; Eze 28:22-23; Hab 3:5-6; Zec 14:12-15

Apocalyptic visions of plague as God’s judgment

Lk 21:11 pp Mt 24:7 pp Mk 13:8 See also Rev 6:8; Rev 11:6; Rev 15:1,6-8; Rev 16:1-21; Rev 18:4-8; Rev 22:18

Divine protection from plague

Ps 91:3-8 See also Ex 8:22-23; Ex 9:4,6,26; Ex 10:23; Ex 11:7; Ex 12:13,23,27; 2Ch 20:9

See also

4669locust
4815drought
4822famine
4828hail
5295destruction
5297disease
7222exodus, events of
9020death

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