Psalm 18:13
Verse (Click for Chapter)
New International Version
The LORD thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded.

New Living Translation
The LORD thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded amid the hail and burning coals.

English Standard Version
The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Most High uttered his voice, hailstones and coals of fire.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD also thundered in the heavens, And the Most High uttered His voice, Hailstones and coals of fire.

King James Bible
The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD thundered from heaven; the Most High projected His voice.

International Standard Version
Then the LORD thundered in the heavens, and the Most High sounded aloud, calling for hail stones and flashes of fire.

NET Bible
The LORD thundered in the sky; the sovereign One shouted.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD also thundered in the sky. The Most High uttered his voice: hailstones and coals of fire.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Lord Jehovah thundered in Heaven and The Highest gave his voice: hailstones and coals of fire.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD thundered in the heavens. The Most High made his voice heard with hailstones and lightning.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The LORD also thundered in the heavens, And the Most High gave forth His voice; Hailstones and coals of fire.

New American Standard 1977
The LORD also thundered in the heavens,
            And the Most High uttered His voice,
            Hailstones and coals of fire.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The LORD thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

American King James Version
The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

American Standard Version
Jehovah also thundered in the heavens, And the Most High uttered his voice, Hailstones and coals of fire.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord thundered from heaven, and the highest gave his voice: hail and coals of fire.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah thundered in the heavens, and the Most High uttered his voice: hail and coals of fire.

English Revised Version
The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Most High uttered his voice; hailstones and coals of fire.

Webster's Bible Translation
The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

World English Bible
Yahweh also thundered in the sky. The Most High uttered his voice: hailstones and coals of fire.

Young's Literal Translation
And thunder in the heavens doth Jehovah, And the Most High giveth forth His voice, Hail and coals of fire.
Study Bible
The Lord is My Rock
12From the brightness before Him passed His thick clouds, Hailstones and coals of fire. 13The LORD also thundered in the heavens, And the Most High uttered His voice, Hailstones and coals of fire. 14He sent out His arrows, and scattered them, And lightning flashes in abundance, and routed them.…
Cross References
Exodus 9:23
Moses stretched out his staff toward the sky, and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire ran down to the earth. And the LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt.

1 Samuel 2:10
"Those who contend with the LORD will be shattered; Against them He will thunder in the heavens, The LORD will judge the ends of the earth; And He will give strength to His king, And will exalt the horn of His anointed."

Psalm 11:6
Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.

Psalm 29:3
The voice of the LORD is upon the waters; The God of glory thunders, The LORD is over many waters.

Psalm 46:6
The nations made an uproar, the kingdoms tottered; He raised His voice, the earth melted.

Psalm 50:3
May our God come and not keep silence; Fire devours before Him, And it is very tempestuous around Him.

Psalm 77:18
The sound of Your thunder was in the whirlwind; The lightnings lit up the world; The earth trembled and shook.

Psalm 83:18
That they may know that You alone, whose name is the LORD, Are the Most High over all the earth.

Psalm 104:7
At Your rebuke they fled, At the sound of Your thunder they hurried away.

Jeremiah 51:16
When He utters His voice, there is a tumult of waters in the heavens, And He causes the clouds to ascend from the end of the earth; He makes lightning for the rain And brings forth the wind from His storehouses.
Treasury of Scripture

The LORD also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice; hail stones and coals of fire.

thundered

Psalm 78:48 He gave up their cattle also to the hail, and their flocks to hot thunderbolts.

Psalm 104:7 At your rebuke they fled; at the voice of your thunder they hurried away.

Exodus 20:18 And all the people saw the thunder, and the lightning, and the noise …

1 Samuel 7:10 And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines …

Job 40:9 Have you an arm like God? or can you thunder with a voice like him?

John 12:29 The people therefore, that stood by, and heard it, said that it thundered: …

Revelation 4:5 And out of the throne proceeded lightning and thunder and voices: …

Revelation 8:5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, …

Revelation 19:6 And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the …

Highest

Psalm 29:3,4 The voice of the LORD is on the waters: the God of glory thunders: …

Ezekiel 10:5 And the sound of the cherubims' wings was heard even to the outer …

coals

Psalm 120:3,4 What shall be given to you? or what shall be done to you, you false tongue…

Psalm 140:10 Let burning coals fall on them: let them be cast into the fire; into …

Deuteronomy 32:24 They shall be burnt with hunger, and devoured with burning heat, …

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

(13) In the heavens.--The version in Samuel is from the heavens," which is better. For the thunder as God's voice see Psalm 29:3, and Note.

Verse 13. - The Lord also thundered in the heavens, and the Highest gave his voice. With the lightning came, necessarily, thunder, rolling along the heavens, and seeming like the voice of God (comp. Job 38:4, 5). Hail stones and coals of fire. The phrase is repeated for the sake of emphasis. The hail and the lightning are represented as conjointly the ministers of the Divine vengeance. The Lord also thundered in the heavens,.... By his apostles and ministers, some of which were Boanergeses, sons of thunder, whose ministry was useful to shake the consciences of men, and bring them to a sense of themselves, Mark 3:17;

and the Highest gave his voice; the same with thunder; for thunder is often called the voice of the Lord, Job 37:5; compare with this Psalm 68:11; the Targum interprets it, "he lifted up his word"; the same effects as before follow,

hail stones and coals of fire; See Gill on Psalm 18:12. 13. The storm breaks forth—thunder follows lightning, and hail with repeated lightning, as often seen, like balls or coals of fire, succeed (Ex 9:23).18:1-19 The first words, I will love thee, O Lord, my strength, are the scope and contents of the psalm. Those that truly love God, may triumph in him as their Rock and Refuge, and may with confidence call upon him. It is good for us to observe all the circumstances of a mercy which magnify the power of God and his goodness to us in it. David was a praying man, and God was found a prayer-hearing God. If we pray as he did, we shall speed as he did. God's manifestation of his presence is very fully described, ver. 7-15. Little appeared of man, but much of God, in these deliverances. It is not possible to apply to the history of the son of Jesse those awful, majestic, and stupendous words which are used through this description of the Divine manifestation. Every part of so solemn a scene of terrors tells us, a greater than David is here. God will not only deliver his people out of their troubles in due time, but he will bear them up under their troubles in the mean time. Can we meditate on ver. 18, without directing one thought to Gethsemane and Calvary? Can we forget that it was in the hour of Christ's deepest calamity, when Judas betrayed, when his friends forsook, when the multitude derided him, and the smiles of his Father's love were withheld, that the powers of darkness prevented him? The sorrows of death surrounded him, in his distress he prayed, Heb 5:7. God made the earth to shake and tremble, and the rocks to cleave, and brought him out, in his resurrection, because he delighted in him and in his undertaking.
Jump to Previous
Coals Fire Forth Hail Hailstones Heaven Heavens High Highest Ice Rain Resounded Sky Sounding Stones Thunder Thundered Uttered Voice
Jump to Next
Coals Fire Forth Hail Hailstones Heaven Heavens High Highest Ice Rain Resounded Sky Sounding Stones Thunder Thundered Uttered Voice
Links
Psalm 18:13 NIV
Psalm 18:13 NLT
Psalm 18:13 ESV
Psalm 18:13 NASB
Psalm 18:13 KJV

Psalm 18:13 Biblia Paralela
Psalm 18:13 Chinese Bible
Psalm 18:13 French Bible
Psalm 18:13 German Bible

Alphabetical: also And coals fire from Hailstones heaven heavens High His in LORD Most of resounded The thundered uttered voice

OT Poetry: Psalm 18:13 Yahweh also thundered in the sky (Psalm Ps Psa.) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools
Psalm 18:12
Top of Page
Top of Page