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Want to know what the Bible says about Locusts? Here are 85 Bible verses about Locusts from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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2 Chronicles 7:13 NIV
“When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command locusts to devour the land or send a plague among my people,
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Joel 2:25 NIV
“I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten
    the great locust and the young locust,
    the other locusts and the locust swarm
my great army that I sent among you.
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Proverbs 30:27 NIV
locusts have no king,
    yet they advance together in ranks;
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Joel 1:4-7 NIV
4 What the locust swarm has left
    the great locusts have eaten;
what the great locusts have left
    the young locusts have eaten;
what the young locusts have left
    other locusts have eaten.
5 Wake up, you drunkards, and weep!
    Wail, all you drinkers of wine;
wail because of the new wine,
    for it has been snatched from your lips.
6 A nation has invaded my land,
    a mighty army without number;
it has the teeth of a lion,
    the fangs of a lioness.
7 It has laid waste my vines
    and ruined my fig trees.
It has stripped off their bark
    and thrown it away,
    leaving their branches white.
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Mark 1:6 NIV
John wore clothing made of camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey.
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Leviticus 11:22 NIV
Of these you may eat any kind of locust, katydid, cricket or grasshopper.
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Psalms 105:34 NIV
He spoke, and the locusts came,
    grasshoppers without number;
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Revelation 9:4 NIV
They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any plant or tree, but only those people who did not have the seal of God on their foreheads.
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Joel 1:4 NIV
What the locust swarm has left
    the great locusts have eaten;
what the great locusts have left
    the young locusts have eaten;
what the young locusts have left
    other locusts have eaten.
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Revelation 9:7 NIV
The locusts looked like horses prepared for battle. On their heads they wore something like crowns of gold, and their faces resembled human faces.
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Revelation 9:7-10 NIV
7 The locusts looked like horses prepared for battle. On their heads they wore something like crowns of gold, and their faces resembled human faces. 8 Their hair was like women’s hair, and their teeth were like lions’ teeth. 9 They had breastplates like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings was like the thundering of many horses and chariots rushing into battle. 10 They had tails with stingers, like scorpions, and in their tails they had power to torment people for five months.
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Exodus 10:15 NIV
They covered all the ground until it was black. They devoured all that was left after the hail—everything growing in the fields and the fruit on the trees. Nothing green remained on tree or plant in all the land of Egypt.
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Matthew 3:4 NIV
John’s clothes were made of camel’s hair, and he had a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey.
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Revelation 9:3 NIV
And out of the smoke locusts came down on the earth and were given power like that of scorpions of the earth.
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1 Kings 8:37 NIV
“When famine or plague comes to the land, or blight or mildew, locusts or grasshoppers, or when an enemy besieges them in any of their cities, whatever disaster or disease may come,
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Isaiah 33:4 NIV
Your plunder, O nations, is harvested as by young locusts;
    like a swarm of locusts people pounce on it.
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Exodus 10:19 NIV
And the Lord changed the wind to a very strong west wind, which caught up the locusts and carried them into the Red Sea. Not a locust was left anywhere in Egypt.
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Jeremiah 46:23 NIV
They will chop down her forest,”
declares the Lord,
    “dense though it be.
They are more numerous than locusts,
    they cannot be counted.
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Exodus 10:12 NIV
And the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over Egypt so that locusts swarm over the land and devour everything growing in the fields, everything left by the hail.”
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Exodus 10:4 NIV
If you refuse to let them go, I will bring locusts into your country tomorrow.
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