Fear of gods or spirits
A fear of gods or spirits that causes individuals or people groups to base their actions on avoiding wrath and punishment and appeasing the gods or spirits.
Key passages
Let Jer 6:4–5

Now in Babylon you will see silver, golden, and wooden gods carried upon shoulders, teaching fear to the nations. Be cautious, then, lest you conform by conforming to the foreigners, and fear seize you concerning them.

Pr Man 4–5

at whom all shudder and tremble from the presence of your power. Because the magnificence of your glory cannot be endured, and overwhelming is the wrath of your anger upon sinners.