Miracles of Elijah, Moses, and Jesus

The notable miracles performed by Elijah, Moses, and Jesus, as described in the Bible.

Provision of Food/WaterMultiplying flour and oil for the Widow of Zarephath (1 Kings 17:8-16)Providing manna and quail for Israelites (Exodus 16)Feeding the 5000 with five loaves and two fish (Matthew 14:13-21)
Bringing water from a rock (Exodus 17:6)Turning water into wine at Cana (John 2:1-11)
Raising the DeadRaising the widow’s son (1 Kings 17:17-24)Raising Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-44)
Raising Jairus’s daughter (Mark 5:21-43)
Control over NatureCalling down fire from heaven on Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18:20-39)Parting the Red Sea (Exodus 14:21-31)Calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee (Mark 4:35-41)
Predicting drought and rain (1 Kings 17:1, 18:41-45)Parting the waters of the Jordan River (Joshua 3:14-17)Walking on water (Matthew 14:22-33)
HealingHealing of Miriam’s leprosy (Numbers 12:13-15)Healing the blind, lame, and sick (Matthew 9:27-31; Mark 1:40-45)
Judgment and DestructionCalling down fire to consume soldiers (2 Kings 1:9-14)Plagues of Egypt (Exodus 7-12)Cursing the fig tree (Mark 11:12-14, 20-25)
Deliverance from DangerParting the waters of the Jordan River (2 Kings 2:8)Delivering Israelites from Egyptian army (Exodus 14:21-31)Delivering people from demon possession (Mark 5:1-20)
OthersAscending to heaven in a whirlwind (2 Kings 2:11)Receiving the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20)Resurrection from the dead (Matthew 28:1-10)

Other figures that perform these miracles

Greek Mythology


Control over Nature: Known for wielding thunderbolts and controlling weather.

Provision of Food/Water: Provided sustenance and transformed food and drink.


Healing: God of medicine and healing, known for miraculous cures and resurrecting the dead.


Turning Water into Wine: God of wine who could transform substances, similar to Jesus’ miracle at Cana.

Egyptian Mythology


Resurrection: Died and was resurrected, becoming the god of the afterlife.


Healing and Magic: Known for her magical abilities to heal and resurrect Osiris.

Hindu Mythology


Provision of Food/Water: Performed miracles such as multiplying food to feed followers.

Control over Nature: Displayed powers over nature, including lifting mountains to protect people from storms.


Control over Nature and Destruction: Known for controlling natural elements and having the power to destroy and recreate the universe.

Healing: Associated with healing and medicinal herbs.

Norse Mythology


Control over Nature: Wielded Mjolnir, which could control weather, particularly storms and thunder.

Deliverance from Danger: Known for protecting humanity and the gods from giants and other threats.

Roman Mythology


Healing: God of healing and medicine, similar to Asclepius.

Control over Nature: Associated with the sun and had powers over light and health.

Chinese Mythology


Healing: Goddess of mercy known for her miraculous healing abilities.

Provision of Food/Water: Often depicted as providing sustenance to the needy.

Comparative List of Miracles

Provision of Food/WaterZeus, DionysusKrishnaGuanyin
Raising the DeadAsclepiusIsisKrishna
Control over NatureZeusKrishna, ShivaThorApollo
Judgment and DestructionZeusShivaThor
Deliverance from DangerZeusKrishnaThor
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