Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp.

The uttermost

Bible References

And when

Numbers 10:33
And they set forward from the mount of LORD three days' journey. And the ark of the covenant of LORD went before them three days' journey, to seek out a resting-place for them.
Numbers 20:2
And there was no water for the congregation, and they assembled themselves together against Moses and against Aaron.
Numbers 21:5
And the people spoke against God, and against Moses, Why have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no bread, and there is no water, and our soul loathes this light bread.
Exodus 15:23
And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore the name of it was called Marah.
Exodus 16:2
And the whole congregation of the sons of Israel murmured against Moses and against Aaron in the wilderness.
Exodus 17:2
Therefore the people contended with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said to them, Why do ye contend with me? Why do ye challenge LORD?
Deuteronomy 9:22
And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kibroth-hattaavah, ye provoked LORD to wrath.
Lamentations 3:39
Why does a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?
1 Corinthians 10:10
And ye should not grumble as some of them grumbled, and were destroyed by the destroyer.
Jude 1:16
These are grumblers, fault-finders, going according to their lusts, and their mouth speaks overblown things, marveling personages for the sake of advantage.


Genesis 38:10
And the thing which he did was evil in the sight of LORD, and he killed him also.
2 Samuel 11:27
And when the mourning was past, David sent and took her home to his house, and she became his wife, and bore him a son. But the thing that David had done displeased LORD.

And the fire

Numbers 16:35
And fire came forth from LORD, and devoured the two hundred and fifty men who offered the incense.
Leviticus 10:2
And there came forth fire from before LORD, and devoured them, and they died before LORD.
Deuteronomy 32:22
For a fire is kindled in my anger, and burns to the lowest Sheol, and devours the earth with its increase, and sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.
2 Kings 1:12
And Elijah answered and said to them, If I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty.
Job 1:16
While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The fire of God fell from heaven, and has burned up the sheep and the servants, and consumed them, and only I alone have escaped to tell thee.
Psalm 78:21
Therefore LORD heard, and was angry. And a fire was kindled against Jacob, and anger also went up against Israel,
Psalm 106:18
And a fire was kindled in their company. The flame burned up the wicked [men].
Isaiah 30:33
For a Topheth is prepared of old, yea, it is made ready for the king. He has made it deep and large. The pile of it is fire and much wood. The breath of LORD kindles it, like a stream of brimstone.
Isaiah 33:14
The sinners in Zion are afraid. Trembling has seized the profane. Who among us can dwell with the devouring fire? Who among us can dwell with everlasting burnings?
Nahum 1:5
The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is up heaved at his presence. Yea, the world, and all who dwell therein.
Mark 9:43
And if thy hand may cause thee to stumble, cut it off. It is good for thee to enter into life maimed, than having thy two hands to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,
Hebrews 12:29
For our God is also a consuming fire.

The uttermost

Deuteronomy 25:18
how he met thee by the way, and smote the hindmost of thee, all who were feeble behind thee, when thou were faint and weary, and he feared not God.

General references

Exodus 15:24
And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink?
Numbers 12:9
And the anger of LORD was kindled against them, and he departed.
Numbers 14:1
And all the congregation lifted up their voice, and cried, and the people wept that night.
Hebrews 12:29
For our God is also a consuming fire.