POWER BELONGS TO GOD ALONE
Ex 4:21 NIV The LORD said to Moses, "When you return to Egypt, see that you perform before Pharaoh all the wonders I have given you the power to do
Ex 9:16 NIV But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.
Ex 15:6 NIV "Your right hand, O LORD, was majestic in power. Your right hand, O LORD, shattered the enemy.
Ex 15:16-18 NIV terror and dread will fall upon them. By the power of your arm
they will be as still as a stone — until your people pass by, O LORD, until the people you bought pass by. 17 You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of your inheritance — the place, O LORD, you made for your dwelling, the sanctuary, O Lord, your hands established. 18 The LORD will reign for ever and ever."
Deut 34:12 NIV For no one has ever shown the mighty power or performed the awesome deeds that Moses did in the sight of all Israel.
Judg 14:6 NIV The Spirit of the LORD came upon him in power so that he tore the lion apart with his bare hands as he might have torn a young goat. But he told neither his father nor his mother what he had done.
Judg 14:19-20 NIV Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon him in power. He went down to Ashkelon, struck down thirty of their men, stripped them of their belongings and gave their clothes to those who had explained the riddle. Burning with anger, he went up to his father's house. 20 And Samson's wife was given to the friend who had attended him at his wedding.
Judg 15:14-15 NIV As he approached Lehi, the Philistines came toward him shouting. The Spirit of the LORD came upon him in power. The ropes on his arms became like charred flax, and the bindings dropped from his hands. 15 Finding a fresh jawbone of a donkey, he grabbed it and struck down a thousand men.
1 Sam 10:5-7 NIV The Spirit of the LORD will come upon you in power, and you will prophesy with them; and you will be changed into a different person. 7 Once these signs are fulfilled, do whatever your hand finds to do, for God is with you.
1 Sam 10:10 NIV When they arrived at Gibeah, a procession of prophets met him; the Spirit of God came upon him in power,
1 Sam 11:6-7 NIV When Saul heard their words, the Spirit of God came upon him in power, and he burned with anger. 7 He took a pair of oxen, cut them into pieces, and sent the pieces by messengers throughout Israel, proclaiming, "This is what will be done to the oxen of anyone who does not follow Saul and Samuel." Then the terror of the LORD fell on the people, and they turned out as one man.
1 Sam 16:13-14 NIV So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came upon David in power. Samuel then went to Ramah. 14 Now the Spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him.
1 Kings 18:46 NIV The power of the LORD came upon Elijah and, tucking his cloak into his belt, he ran ahead of Ahab all the way to Jezreel.
2 Kings 17:36-38 NIV But the LORD, who brought you up out of Egypt with mighty power and outstretched arm, is the one you must worship. To him you shall bow down and to him offer sacrifices. 37 You must always be careful to keep the decrees and ordinances, the laws and commands he wrote for you. Do not worship other gods.
1 Chron 29:11 NIV Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. Yours, O LORD, is the kingdom; you are exalted as head over all.
1 Chron 29:12 NIV Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things.
In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all.
2 Chron 20:6 NIV and said: "O LORD, God of our fathers, are you not the God who is in heaven? You rule over all the kingdoms of the nations. Power and might are in your hand, and no one can withstand you.
2 Chron 20:11-12 NIV O our God, will you not judge them? For we have no power to face this vast army that is attacking us. We do not know what to do, but our eyes are upon you."
2 Chron 25:8 NIV Even if you go and fight courageously in battle, God will overthrow you before the enemy, for God has the power to help or to overthrow."
2 Chron 32:6-7 NIV "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him.
Job 9:4 NKJV God is wise in heart and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against Him and prospered?
Job 10:16 NIV If I hold my head high, you stalk me like a lion and again display your awesome power against me.
Job 12:13 NKJV "With Him are wisdom and strength, He has counsel and understanding.
Job 12:13 NIV "To God belong wisdom and power; counsel and understanding are his.
Power/strength - OT:1369 gebuwrah (gheb-oo-raw'); feminine passive participle
from the same as OT:1368; force (literally or figuratively); by implication, valor,
victory: KJV - force, mastery, might, mighty (act, power), power, strength.
OT:1368 gibbowr (ghib-bore'); or (shortened) gibbor (ghib-bore'); intensive
from the same as OT:1397; powerful; by implication, warrior, tyrant: KJV –
champion, chief, excel, giant, man, mighty (man, one), strong (man), valiant
OT:1397 geber (gheh'-ber); from OT:1396; properly, a valiant man or
warrior; generally, a person simply: KJV - every one, man, mighty.
OT:1396 gabar (gaw-bar'); a primitive root; to be strong; by implication,
to prevail, act insolently: KJV - exceed, confirm, be great, be mighty, prevail,
put to more [strength], strengthen, be stronger, be valiant.
One of the names of God is El Gibbor – the Mighty One of Israel.
Job 23:6 NKJV Would He contend with me in His great power? No! But He would take note of me.
Job 24:22 NKJV "But God draws the mighty away with His power; He rises up, but no man is sure of life.
Job 26:12-13 NKJV He stirs up the sea with His power, And by His understanding He breaks up the storm. 13 By His Spirit He adorned the heavens; His hand pierced the fleeing serpent.
Job 26:14 NKJV Indeed these are the mere edges of His ways, And how small a whisper we hear of Him! But the thunder of His power who can understand?"
Job 30:18-19 NKJV By great force my garment is disfigured; It binds me about as the collar of my coat. 19 He has cast me into the mire, And I have become like dust and ashes.
Job 36:22 NKJV "Behold, God is exalted by His power; Who teaches like Him?
Job 37:23-24 NKJV As for the Almighty, we cannot find Him; He is excellent in power,
in judgment and abundant justice; He does not oppress. 24 Therefore men fear Him;
He shows no partiality to any who are wise of heart."
Ps 20:6 NKJV Now I know that the LORD saves His anointed; He will answer him from His holy heaven with the saving strength of His right hand.
Ps 22:20-21 NKJV Deliver Me from the sword, My precious life from the power of the dog. 21 Save Me from the lion's mouth and from the horns of the wild oxen! You have answered Me.
Ps 63:2 NKJV So I have looked for You in the sanctuary, To see Your power and Your glory.
Ps 65:6-13 NKJV Who established the mountains by His strength, being clothed with power; 7 You who still the noise of the seas, The noise of their waves, and the tumult of the peoples. 8 They also who dwell in the farthest parts are afraid of Your signs; You make the outgoings of the morning and evening rejoice. 9 You visit the earth and water it, You greatly enrich it; The river of God is full of water; You provide their grain, for so You have prepared it. 10 You water its ridges abundantly, You settle its furrows; You make it soft with showers, You bless its growth. 11 You crown the year with Your goodness, and Your paths drip with abundance. 12 They drop on the pastures of the wilderness, and the little hills rejoice on every side. 13 The pastures are clothed with flocks; The valleys also are covered with grain; They shout for joy, they also sing.
Ps 66:3 NKJV Say to God, "How awesome are Your works! Through the greatness of Your power Your enemies shall submit themselves to You.
Ps 66:7 NKJV He rules by His power forever; His eyes observe the nations; Do not let the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah
Ps 68:34 NKJV Ascribe strength to God; His excellence is over Israel, and His strength is in the clouds.
Ps 68:34-35 NIV Proclaim the power of God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose power is in the skies. 35 You are awesome, O God, in your sanctuary; the God of Israel gives power and strength to his people.
Praise be to God!
Ps 71:18 NKJV Now also when I am old and gray-headed, O God, do not forsake me,
Until I declare Your strength to this generation, Your power to everyone who is to come.
Ps 77:14 NIV You are the God who performs miracles; you display your power among the peoples.
Ps 78:26 NIV He let loose the east wind from the heavens and led forth the south wind by his power.
Ps 89:13-14 NIV Your arm is endued with power; your hand is strong, your right hand exalted. 14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.
Ps 90:11 NKJV Who knows the power of Your anger? For as the fear of You, so is Your wrath.
Ps 106:8 NKJV Nevertheless He saved them for His name's sake, That He might make His mighty power known.
Ps 147:5-7 NKJV Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite. 6 The LORD lifts up the humble; He casts the wicked down to the ground.
7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; Sing praises on the harp to our God,
Ps 150:2 NIV Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness.
Prov 8:14-15 NKJV Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom; I am understanding, I have strength. 15 By me kings reign, and rulers decree justice.
Prov 18:21 NKJV Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.
Prov 24:5 NIV A wise man has great power, and a man of knowledge increases strength;
Eccl 8:8 NKJV No one has power over the spirit to retain the spirit, and no one has power in the day of death. There is no release from that war, and wickedness will not deliver those who are given to it.
Isa 10:33 NIV See, the Lord, the LORD Almighty, will lop off the boughs with great power. The lofty trees will be felled, the tall ones will be brought low.
Isa 11:2 NKJV The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The Spirit of counsel and might, The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD.
Isa 33:13-14 NIV You who are far away, hear what I have done; you who are near, acknowledge my power! 14 The sinners in Zion are terrified; trembling grips the godless: "Who of us can dwell with the consuming fire? Who of us can dwell with everlasting burning?"
Isa 40:10 NIV See, the Sovereign LORD comes with power, and his arm rules for him.
See, his reward is with him, and his recompense accompanies him.
Isa 40:26 NKJV Lift up your eyes on high, and see who has created these things,
Who brings out their host by number; He calls them all by name, By the greatness of His might and the strength of His power; not one is missing.
Isa 40:29-31 NKJV He gives power to the weak, And to those who have no might He increases strength. 30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall, 31 But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.
Jer 10:6-7 NIV No one is like you, O LORD; you are great, and your name is mighty in power. 7 Who should not revere you, O King of the nations? This is your due. Among all the wise men of the nations and in all their kingdoms, there is no one like you.
Jer 10:12 NIV But God made the earth by his power; he founded the world by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.
Jer 10:12 NKJV He has made the earth by His power, He has established the world by His wisdom, and has stretched out the heavens at His discretion.
Jer 27:5 NKJV 'I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are on the ground, by My great power and by My outstretched arm, and have given it to whom it seemed proper to Me.
Jer 32:17-20 NKJV 'Ah, Lord GOD! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and outstretched arm. There is nothing too hard for You. 18 You show lovingkindness to thousands, and repay the iniquity of the fathers into the bosom of their children after them — the Great, the Mighty God, whose name is the LORD of hosts. 19 You are great in counsel and mighty in work, for your eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of men, to give everyone according to his ways and according to the fruit of his doings. 20 You have set signs and wonders in the land of Egypt, to this day, and in Israel and among other men; and You have made Yourself a name, as it is this day.
Jer 51:15 NKJV He has made the earth by His power;He has established the world by His wisdom, and stretched out the heaven by His understanding.
Dan 2:20 NKJV Daniel answered and said: "Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, For wisdom and might are His.
Dan 2:23 NKJV "I thank You and praise You, O God of my fathers; You have given me wisdom and might, And have now made known to me what we asked of You, For You have made known to us the king's demand."
Dan 2:37 NKJV You, O king, are a king of kings. For the God of heaven has given you a kingdom, power, strength, and glory;
Dan 6:27 NKJV He delivers and rescues, and He works signs and wonders in heaven and on earth, Who has delivered Daniel from the power of the lions.
Dan 7:14 NIV He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshiped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.
Dan 12:7 NIV The man clothed in linen, who was above the waters of the river, lifted his right hand and his left hand toward heaven, and I heard him swear by him who lives forever, saying, "It will be for a time, times and half a time. When the power of the holy people has been finally broken, all these things will be completed."
Mic 3:8 NKJV But truly I am full of power by the Spirit of the LORD, and of justice and might, To declare to Jacob his transgression and to Israel his sin.
Nah 1:3 NKJV The LORD is slow to anger and great in power,And will not at all acquit the wicked. The LORD has His way in the whirlwind and in the storm, And the clouds are the dust of His feet.
Hab 3:4 NKJV His brightness was like the light; He had rays flashing from His hand,
And there His power was hidden.
Hag 2:22 NKJV I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms; I will destroy the strength of the Gentile kingdoms. I will overthrow the chariots and those who ride in them;
The horses and their riders shall come down, Every one by the sword of his brother.
Zech 4:6 NKJV So he answered and said to me: "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: 'Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,' Says the LORD of hosts.
Matt 22:29-31 NKJV Jesus answered and said to them, "You are mistaken, not knowing the Scriptures nor the power of God. 30 For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven.
Matt 24:30-31 NKJV Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. 31 And He will send His angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather together His elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
Mark 5:30 NKJV And Jesus, immediately knowing in Himself that power had gone out of Him, turned around in the crowd and said, "Who touched My clothes?"
Mark 9:1 NKJV Jesus Transfigured on the Mount (Matt 16:28-17:13; Luke 9:27-36; 2 Peter 1:16-18) And He said to them, "Assuredly, I say to you that there are some standing here who will not taste death till they see the kingdom of God present with power."
Mark 12:24-26 NKJV Jesus answered and said to them, "Are you not therefore mistaken, because you do not know the Scriptures nor the power of God? 25 For when they rise from the dead, they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
Mark 13:26-27 NKJV Then they will see the Son of Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory. 27 And then He will send His angels, and gather together His elect from the four winds, from the farthest part of earth to the farthest part of heaven.
Luke 1:17 NKJV He will also go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, 'to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,' and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."
Luke 1:35 NKJV And the angel answered and said to her,"The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God.
Luke 4:14-15 AMP Jesus Begins His Galilean Ministry (Matt 4:12-17; Mark 1:14,15)
Then Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news of Him went out through all the surrounding region.
Luke 4:14 AMP Then Jesus went back full of and under the power of the [Holy] Spirit into Galilee, and the fame of Him spread through the whole region round about.
Luke 4:36 AMP And they were all amazed and said to one another, What kind of talk is this? For with authority and power He commands the foul spirits and they come out!
Luke 5:17 AMP one of those days, as He was teaching, there were Pharisees and teachers of the Law sitting by, who had come from every village and town of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem. And the power of the Lord was [present] with Him to healthem.
Luke 6:19 AMP And all the multitude were seeking to touch Him, for healing power was all the while going forth from Him and curing them all [saving them from severe illnesses or calamities].
Luke 8:46 AMP But Jesus said, Someone did touch Me; for I perceived that [healing] power has gone forth from Me.
Luke 9:1 AMP THEN JESUS called together the Twelve [apostles] and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases,
Luke 10:19 AMP Behold! I have given you authority and power to trample upon serpents and scorpions, and [physical and mental strength and ability] over all the power that the enemy [possesses]; and nothing shall in any way harm you.
Luke 21:27 AMP And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with great (transcendent and overwhelming) power and [all His kingly] glory (majesty and splendor). [Dan 7:13,14.]
Luke 24:49 AMP And behold, I will send forth upon you what My Father has promised; but remain in the city [Jerusalem] until you are clothed with power from on high.
John 19:11 AMP Jesus answered, You would not have any power or authority whatsoever against (over) Me if it were not given you from above. For this reason the sin and guilt of the one who delivered Me over to you is greater.
Acts 1:8 AMP But you shall receive power (ability, efficiency, and might) when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be My witnesses in Jerusalem and all Judea and Samaria and to the ends (the very bounds) of the earth.
Acts 3:12 AMP And Peter, seeing it, answered the people, You men of Israel, why are you so surprised and wondering at this? Why do you keep staring at us, as though by our [own individual] power or [active] piety we had made this man [able] to walk?
Acts 4:7-8 AMP And they set the men in their midst and repeatedly demanded, By what sort of power or by what kind of authority did [such people as] you do this [healing]?
8 Then Peter, [because he was] filled with [and controlled by] the Holy Spirit, said to them, Rulers of the people and members of the council (the Sanhedrin),
Acts 4:33 AMP And with great strength and ability and power the apostles delivered their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace (loving-kindness and favor and goodwill) rested richly upon them all.
Acts 6:8 AMP Now Stephen, full of grace (divine blessing and favor) and power (strength and ability) worked great wonders and signs (miracles) among the people.
Acts 10:38 AMP How God anointed and consecrated Jesus of Nazareth with the [Holy] Spirit and with strength and ability and power; how He went about doing good and, in particular, curing all who were harassed and oppressed by [the power of] the devil, for God was with Him.
Acts 26:18 AMP To open their eyes that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may thus receive forgiveness and release from their sins and a place and portion among those who are consecrated and purified by faith in Me. [Isa 42:7,16.]
Rom 1:4 AMP And [as to His divine nature] according to the Spirit of holiness was openly designated the Son of God in power [in a striking, triumphant and miraculous manner] by His resurrection from the dead, even Jesus Christ our Lord (the Messiah, the Anointed one).
Rom 1:16-17 AMP For I am not ashamed of the Gospel (good news) of Christ, for it is God's power working unto salvation [for deliverance from eternal death] to everyone who believes with a personal trust and a confident surrender and firm reliance, to the Jew first and also to the Greek, 17 For in the Gospel a righteousness which God ascribes is revealed, both springing from faith and leading to faith [disclosed through the way of faith that arouses to more faith]. As it is written, The man who through faith is just and upright shall live and shall live by faith. [Hab 2:4.]
Rom 1:20 AMP For ever since the creation of the world His invisible nature and attributes, that is, His eternal power and divinity, have been made intelligible and clearly discernible in and through the things that have been made (His handiworks). So [men] are without excuse [altogether without any defense or justification], [Ps 19:1-4.]
Rom 9:22-23 AMP What if God, although fully intending to show [the awfulness of] His wrath and to make known His power and authority, has tolerated with much patience the vessels (objects) of [His] anger which are ripe for destruction? [Prov 16:4.]
23 And [what if] He thus purposes to make known and show the wealth of His glory in [dealing with] the vessels (objects) of His mercy which He has prepared beforehand for glory,
Rom 15:13 AMP May the God of your hope so fill you with all joy and peace in believing [through the experience of your faith] that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound and be overflowing
Rom 15:19 AMP [Even as my preaching has been accompanied] with the power of signs and wonders, [and all of it] by the power of the Holy Spirit. [The result is] that starting from Jerusalem and as far round as Illyricum, I have fully preached the Gospel [faithfully executing, accomplishing, carrying out to the full the good news] of Christ (t
1 Cor 1:17-18 AMP For Christ (the Messiah) sent me out not to baptize but [to evangelize by] preaching the glad tidings (the Gospel), and that not with verbal eloquence, lest the cross of Christ should be deprived of force and emptied of its power and rendered vain (fruitless, void of value, and of no effect).
18 For the story and message of the cross is sheer absurdity and folly to those who are perishing and on their way to perdition, but to us who are being saved it is the [manifestation of] the power of God.
1 Cor 1:24 AMP But to those who are called, whether Jew or Greek (Gentile), Christ [is] the Power of God and the Wisdom of God.
1 Cor 2:4-5 AMP And my language and my message were not set forth in persuasive (enticing and plausible) words of wisdom, but they were in demonstration of the [Holy] Spirit and power [a proof by the Spirit and power of God, operating on me and stirring in the minds of my hearers the most holy emotions and thus persuading them],
5 So that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men (human philosophy), but in the power of God.