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Scorpion, The

  • Armed with a sharp sting in its tail.

    Revelation 9:10 And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.

  • Sting of, venomous and caused torment.

    Revelation 9:5 And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.

  • Abounded in the great desert.

    Deuteronomy 8:15 Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness, wherein were fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where there was no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;

  • scorpion (KJV Dictionary)

  • Unfit for food.

    Luke 11:12 Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

  • ILLUSTRATIVE,
    • Wicked men.

      Ezekiel 2:6 And thou, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns be with thee, and thou dost dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.

    • See SCORPION in the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

    • Ministers of Antichrist.

      Revelation 9:3 And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

      Revelation 9:5 And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.

      Revelation 9:10 And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.

    • Severe scourges.

      1 Kings 12:11 And now whereas my father did lade you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your yoke: my father hath chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

    Bible concordance for SCORPION

  • Christ gave His disciples power over.

    Luke 10:19 Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.

See Scorpion in McClintock and Strong.

 
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