|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A plant of the genus Panicum; panic grass; also, the edible grain of some species of panic grass.
2. (a.) Extreme or sudden and causeless; unreasonable; -- said of fear or fright; as, panic fear, terror, alarm.
3. (n.) A sudden, overpowering fright; esp., a sudden and groundless fright; terror inspired by a trifling cause or a misapprehension of danger; as, the troops were seized with a panic; they fled in a panic.
4. (a.) By extension: A sudden widespread fright or apprehension concerning financial affairs.
Panic (22 Occurrences)
Deuteronomy 20:3 and shall tell them, "Hear, Israel, you draw near this day to battle against your enemies: don't let your heart faint; don't be afraid, nor tremble, neither be scared of them; (See NAS NIV)
Joshua 10:10 Yahweh confused them before Israel, and he killed them with a great slaughter at Gibeon, and chased them by the way of the ascent of Beth Horon, and struck them to Azekah and to Makkedah. (See RSV)
Judges 8:12 And Zebah and Zalmun'na fled; and he pursued them and took the two kings of Mid'ian, Zebah and Zalmun'na, and he threw all the army into a panic. (DBY RSV)
1 Samuel 5:9 And it came to pass that, after they had carried it about, the hand of Jehovah was against the city with very great panic; and he smote the men of the city, both small and great, and hemorrhoids broke out upon them. (DBY RSV NIV)
1 Samuel 5:11 Jonathan said to the young man who bore his armor, "Come, and let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised. It may be that Yahweh will work for us; for there is no restraint on Yahweh to save by many or by few." (See RSV NIV)
1 Samuel 7:10 As Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel; but Yahweh thundered with a great thunder on that day on the Philistines, and confused them; and they were struck down before Israel. (See NIV)
1 Samuel 14:15 So Yahweh gave to Israel all the land which he swore to give to their fathers. They possessed it, and lived in it. (See RSV NIV)
2 Samuel 17:2 I will come on him while he is weary and exhausted, and will make him afraid. All the people who are with him shall flee. I will strike the king only; (See RSV)
Psalms 48:5 They saw it, then they were amazed. They were dismayed. They hurried away. (See RSV)
Psalms 48:6 Trembling took hold of them there, pangs, as of a woman in travail. (See NAS)
Proverbs 1:26 So in the day of your trouble I will be laughing; I will make sport of your fear; (See RSV)
Proverbs 1:27 When your fear comes on you like a storm, and your trouble like a rushing wind; when pain and sorrow come on you. (See RSV)
Proverbs 3:25 Have no fear of sudden danger, or of the storm which will come on evil-doers: (See RSV)
Isaiah 22:5 For it is a day of trouble and of crushing down and of destruction from the Lord, the Lord of armies, in the valley of vision; ... (See NAS)
Isaiah 31:9 And his rock will come to nothing because of fear, and his chiefs will go in flight from the flag, says the Lord, whose fire is in Zion, and his altar in Jerusalem. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 30:5 For thus says Yahweh: We have heard a voice of trembling, of fear, and not of peace. (See RSV)
Jeremiah 49:24 Feeble hath been Damascus, She turned to flee, and fear strengthened her, Distress and pangs have seized her, as a travailing woman. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Jeremiah 51:32 and the passages are seized, and the reeds they have burned with fire, and the men of war are frightened. (See RSV)
Lamentations 3:47 Fear and the pit are come on us, devastation and destruction. (See NAS RSV)
Ezekiel 7:7 Your doom has come to you, inhabitant of the land: the time has come, the day is near, a day of tumult, and not of joyful shouting, on the mountains. (See NIV)
Zechariah 12:4 In that day," says Yahweh, "I will strike every horse with terror, and his rider with madness; and I will open my eyes on the house of Judah, and will strike every horse of the peoples with blindness. (See RSV NIV)
Zechariah 14:13 It will happen in that day, that a great panic from Yahweh will be among them; and they will lay hold everyone on the hand of his neighbor, and his hand will rise up against the hand of his neighbor. (WEB DBY NAS RSV NIV)