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And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I be a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty.

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If i be a man

2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from thence, to Bethel, - and, as he was going up on the way, some lads, came forth, out of the city, and made mockery of him, and said to him, Go up, bald head! Go up, bald head!
Numbers 16:28
Then said Moses, Hereby, shall ye know, that, Yahweh hath sent me, to do all these works, - verily, not out of my own heart:
1 Kings 18:36
And it came to pass, at the time of the offering of the gift, that Elijah the prophet drew near, and said, O Yahweh, God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel! To-day, let it be known - That, thou, art God in Israel, and that, I, am thy servant, - and that, by thy word, have I done all these things.
1 Kings 22:28
Then said Micaiah, If thou, return, in peace, Yahweh hath not spoken by me. And he said, Hear, ye peoples, all of you!
2 Chronicles 36:16
yet became they mockers of the messengers of God, and despisers of his words, and mimics of his prophets, - until the mounting up of the wrath of Yahweh against his people, until there was no healing.
Matthew 21:41
They say unto him - Miserable men! Miserably, will he destroy them; and will let out, the vineyard, to other husbandmen, who will render unto him the fruits in their seasons.
Matthew 23:34
For this cause, lo! I, send unto you, prophets and wise men and scribes, - some from among them, ye will slay and crucify, And some from among them ye will - scourge in your synagogues, and pursue from city to city:
Acts 5:3
But Peter said - Ananias! wherefore did Satan fill thy heart, that thou shouldst deal falsely with the Holy Spirit, and keep back part of the price of the field?

Let fire

Numbers 11:1
And it came to pass that when the people were giving themselves up to murmuring, it was grievous in the ears of Yahweh, - so Yahweh hearkened, and kindled was his anger, and the fire of Yahweh burned among them, and consumed the uttermost part of the camp.
Numbers 16:35
Fire also came forth, from Yahweh, - and consumed the two hundred and fifty men, who offered the incense.
Job 1:16
Yet was this one speaking, when, another, came in and said, - A fire of God, fell out of the heavens, and burned up the sheep and the young men, and consumed them; and escaped am, only I alone, to tell thee.
Psalm 106:18
Then was kindled a fire in their assembly, - a flame, consumed the lawless ones.
Luke 9:54
And the disciples James and John, seeing it, said - Lord! wilt thou, that we bid fire come down from heaven, and destroy them?
Hebrews 12:29
For, even our God, is a consuming fire.
Revelation 11:5
And, if any one, upon them, chooseth to inflict injury, fire, cometh forth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies; and, if anyone shall choose, upon them, to inflict injury, thus, must he be slain.


Daniel 3:22
Therefore, because the word of the king had raged forth, and the furnace was exceeding hot, those very men who took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, were slain by the flame of the fire;
Daniel 6:24
And the king, gave word, that they should bring those men who had accused Daniel, and, into the den of lions, they cast them - them, their children, and their wives, - and, they had not reached the bottom of the den, when the lions, seized them, and, all their bones, brake they in pieces.
Acts 12:19
And, Herod, seeking after and not finding, him, having examined the guards, ordered them to be led away to death ; and, going down from Judaea unto Caesarea, stayed there.

General references

2 Kings 1:12
And Elijah responded and said unto them - If, a man of God, I am, let fire come down out of the heavens, and devour thee and thy fifty. And there came down a fire of God, out of the heavens, and devoured him and his fifty.
2 Corinthians 13:8
For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth;