Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Thus the Lord God showed me, and behold, the Lord God was calling to contend with them by fire, and it consumed the great deep and began to consume the farm land.

King James Version

Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part.

Holman Bible

The Lord God showed me this: The Lord God was calling for a judgment by fire. It consumed the great deep and devoured the land.

International Standard Version

This is what the Lord GOD showed me: Look! The Lord GOD was calling for judgment by fire, and it was drying up the great depths of the ocean and consuming the land.

A Conservative Version

Thus lord LORD showed me: And, behold, lord LORD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and would have eaten up the land.

American Standard Version

Thus the Lord Jehovah showed me: and, behold, the Lord Jehovah called to content by fire; and it devoured the great deep, and would have eaten up the land.

Amplified

Thus the Lord God showed me, and behold, the Lord God called for punishment with fire, and it devoured the great deep [underground sources of water] and began to consume the land.

Bible in Basic English

This is what the Lord let me see: and I saw that the Lord God sent for a great fire to be the instrument of his punishment; and, after burning up the great deep, it was about to put an end to the Lord's heritage.

Darby Translation

Thus did the Lord Jehovah shew unto me; and behold, the Lord Jehovah called to contend by fire; and it devoured the great deep, and ate up the inheritance.

Julia Smith Translation

Thus the Lord Jehovah caused me to see: and behold, the Lord Jehovah called to contend with fire, and it will devour the great deep, and devoured the portion.

King James 2000

Thus has the Lord GOD showed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called for judgment by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part of the land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

This is what my Lord Yahweh showed me, and look, my Lord Yahweh was going to call for a legal case with fire, and it devoured the great deep and it ate up the plots of ground.

Modern King James verseion

The Lord Jehovah made me see this: And behold, the Lord Jehovah was calling to contend by fire. And it consumed the great deep, and it was devouring part of it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Again, the LORD showed me this vision: behold, the LORD God called the fire to punish withal, and it devoured the great deep: yea, it consumed a part already.

NET Bible

The sovereign Lord showed me this: I saw the sovereign Lord summoning a shower of fire. It consumed the great deep and devoured the fields.

New Heart English Bible

Thus the Lord GOD showed me and behold, the Lord GOD called for judgment by fire; and it dried up the great deep, and would have devoured the land.

The Emphasized Bible

Here, My Lord, Yahweh gave me to see, and lo! My Lord Yahweh proclaiming that, the controversy should be settled by fire, - which, having devoured the mighty roaring deep, should devour the inheritance.

Webster

Thus hath the Lord GOD shown to me: and behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part.

World English Bible

Thus the Lord Yahweh showed me and behold, the Lord Yahweh called for judgment by fire; and it dried up the great deep, and would have devoured the land.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus hath the Lord Jehovah shewed me, and lo, the Lord Jehovah is calling to contend by fire, and it consumeth the great deep, yea, it hath consumed the portion, and I say:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Thus hath the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

God
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
יהוה 
Y@hovih 
Usage: 302
Usage: 302

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

unto me and, behold, the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

to contend
רוּב ריבo 
Riyb 
Usage: 66

by fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

and it devoured
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the great
רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

תּהם תּהום 
T@howm 
Usage: 36

and did eat up
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Second Vision: Fire

3 The Lord changed His mind about this.
“It shall not be,” said the Lord.
4 Thus the Lord God showed me, and behold, the Lord God was calling to contend with them by fire, and it consumed the great deep and began to consume the farm land. 5 Then I said,
Lord God, please stop!
How can Jacob stand, for he is small?”



Cross References

Isaiah 66:15-16

For behold, the Lord will come in fire
And His chariots like the whirlwind,
To render His anger with fury,
And His rebuke with flames of fire.

Amos 7:1

Thus the Lord God showed me, and behold, He was forming a locust-swarm when the spring crop began to sprout. And behold, the spring crop was after the king’s mowing.

Exodus 9:23-24

Moses stretched out his staff toward the sky, and the Lord sent thunder and hail, and fire ran down to the earth. And the Lord rained hail on the land of Egypt.

Leviticus 10:2

And fire came out from the presence of the Lord and consumed them, and they died before the Lord.

Numbers 16:35

Fire also came forth from the Lord and consumed the two hundred and fifty men who were offering the incense.

Deuteronomy 32:22

For a fire is kindled in My anger,
And burns to the lowest part of Sheol,
And consumes the earth with its yield,
And sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Isaiah 27:4

“I have no wrath.
Should someone give Me briars and thorns in battle,
Then I would step on them, I would burn them completely.

Jeremiah 4:4

Circumcise yourselves to the Lord
And remove the foreskins of your heart,
Men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem,
Or else My wrath will go forth like fire
And burn with none to quench it,
Because of the evil of your deeds.”

Jeremiah 21:12

O house of David, thus says the Lord:
Administer justice every morning;
And deliver the person who has been robbed from the power of his oppressor,
That My wrath may not go forth like fire
And burn with none to extinguish it,
Because of the evil of their deeds.

Joel 2:30

“I will display wonders in the sky and on the earth,
Blood, fire and columns of smoke.

Amos 1:4

“So I will send fire upon the house of Hazael
And it will consume the citadels of Ben-hadad.

Amos 1:7

“So I will send fire upon the wall of Gaza
And it will consume her citadels.

Amos 4:11

“I overthrew you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,
And you were like a firebrand snatched from a blaze;
Yet you have not returned to Me,” declares the Lord.

Amos 5:6

Seek the Lord that you may live,
Or He will break forth like a fire, O house of Joseph,
And it will consume with none to quench it for Bethel,

Amos 7:7

Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand.

Micah 1:4

The mountains will melt under Him
And the valleys will be split,
Like wax before the fire,
Like water poured down a steep place.

Nahum 1:6

Who can stand before His indignation?
Who can endure the burning of His anger?
His wrath is poured out like fire
And the rocks are broken up by Him.

Hebrews 1:7

And of the angels He says,
Who makes His angels winds,
And His ministers a flame of fire.”

Revelation 4:1

After these things I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven, and the first voice which I had heard, like the sound of a trumpet speaking with me, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after these things.”

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