Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Now the people began complaining openly before the Lord about hardship. When the Lord heard, His anger burned, and fire from the Lord blazed among them and consumed the outskirts of the camp.

New American Standard Bible

Now the people became like those who complain of adversity in the hearing of the LORD; and when the LORD heard it, His anger was kindled, and the fire of the LORD burned among them and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp.

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

Eventually, the people began complaining about their distress, and the LORD heard them. When the LORD heard, his anger flared up and the LORD's fire incinerated some of them within the outskirts of the camp.

A Conservative Version

And the people were as murmurers, [speaking] evil in the ears of LORD. And when LORD heard it, his anger was kindled, and the fire of LORD burnt among them, and devoured in the outermost part of the camp.

American Standard Version

And the people were as murmurers,'speaking evil in the ears of Jehovah: and when Jehovah heard it, his anger was kindled; and the fire of Jehovah burnt among them, and devoured in the uttermost part of the camp.

Amplified

And the people grumbled and deplored their hardships, which was evil in the ears of the Lord, and when the Lord heard it, His anger was kindled; and the fire of the Lord burned among them and devoured those in the outlying parts of the camp.

Bible in Basic English

Now the people were saying evil against the Lord; and the Lord, hearing it, was angry and sent fire on them, burning the outer parts of the tent-circle.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass that when the people murmured, it was evil in the ears of Jehovah; and Jehovah heard it, and his anger was kindled, and the fire of Jehovah burned among them, and consumed some in the extremity of the camp.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass that the people complained in an evil manner in the ears of the LORD, and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled, and the fire of the LORD burnt among them and consumed in the uttermost parts of the camp.

Julia Smith Translation

And the people shall be as complainers, and it was evil in the ears of Jehovah; and Jehovah will hear, and his anger will kindle, and the fire of Jehovah will burn among them and will consume in the extremity of the camp.

King James 2000

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 burned among them, and consumed some that were in the outlying parts of the camp.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it happened, the people were like those who {complain of hardship} {in the hearing} of Yahweh, and Yahweh {became angry}, and the fire of Yahweh burned among them, and it consumed the edge of the camp.

Modern King James verseion

And the people were evil, as those complaining in the ears of Jehovah. And Jehovah heard, and His anger was kindled. And the fire of Jehovah burned among them and devoured in the outermost parts of the camp.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the people waxed unpatient, and it displeased the ears of the LORD. And when the LORD heard it, he was wroth, and the fire of the LORD burnt among them and consumed the uttermost of the host.

NET Bible

When the people complained, it displeased the Lord. When the Lord heard it, his anger burned, and so the fire of the Lord burned among them and consumed some of the outer parts of the camp.

New Heart English Bible

The people were complaining in the ears of the LORD. When the LORD heard it, his anger was kindled; and the LORD's fire burnt among them, and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

The people were complaining in the ears of Yahweh. When Yahweh heard it, his anger was kindled; and Yahweh's fire burnt among them, and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the people is evil, as those sighing habitually in the ears of Jehovah, and Jehovah heareth, and His anger burneth, and the fire of Jehovah burneth among them, and consumeth in the extremity of the camp.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

אנן 
'anan 
Usage: 2

the Lord

Usage: 0

and the Lord

Usage: 0

and the fire
אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

of the Lord

Usage: 0

בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

קצה קצה 
Qatseh 
Usage: 97

References

Context Readings

The Israelites Complain

1 Now the people began complaining openly before the Lord about hardship. When the Lord heard, His anger burned, and fire from the Lord blazed among them and consumed the outskirts of the camp. 2 Then the people cried out to Moses, and he prayed to the Lord, and the fire died down.


Cross References

Leviticus 10:2

Then fire came from the Lord and burned them to death before the Lord.

Numbers 16:35

Fire also came out from the Lord and consumed the 250 men who were presenting the incense.

Deuteronomy 9:22

“You continued to provoke the Lord at Taberah, Massah, and Kibroth-hattaavah.

2 Kings 1:12

Elijah responded, “If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your 50 men.” So a divine fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his 50 men.

Psalm 78:21

Therefore, the Lord heard and became furious;
then fire broke out against Jacob,
and anger flared up against Israel

Psalm 106:18

Fire blazed throughout their assembly;
flames consumed the wicked.

Genesis 38:10

What he did was evil in the Lord’s sight, so He put him to death also.

Exodus 15:23-24

They came to Marah, but they could not drink the water at Marah because it was bitter—that is why it was named Marah.

Exodus 16:2-3

The entire Israelite community grumbled against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness.

Exodus 16:7

in the morning you will see the Lord’s glory because He has heard your complaints about Him. For who are we that you complain about us?”

Exodus 16:9

Then Moses told Aaron, “Say to the entire Israelite community, ‘Come before the Lord, for He has heard your complaints.’”

Exodus 17:2-3

So the people complained to Moses, “Give us water to drink.”“Why are you complaining to me?” Moses replied to them. “Why are you testing the Lord?”

Numbers 10:33

They set out from the mountain of the Lord on a three-day journey with the ark of the Lord’s covenant traveling ahead of them for those three days to seek a resting place for them.

Numbers 20:2-5

There was no water for the community, so they assembled against Moses and Aaron.

Numbers 21:5

The people spoke against God and Moses: “Why have you led us up from Egypt to die in the wilderness? There is no bread or water, and we detest this wretched food!”

Deuteronomy 25:18

They met you along the way and attacked all your stragglers from behind when you were tired and weary. They did not fear God.

Deuteronomy 32:22

For fire has been kindled because of My anger
and burns to the depths of Sheol;
it devours the land and its produce,
and scorches the foundations of the mountains.

2 Samuel 11:27

When the time of mourning ended, David had her brought to his house. She became his wife and bore him a son. However, the Lord considered what David had done to be evil.

Job 1:16

He was still speaking when another messenger came and reported: “A lightning storm struck from heaven. It burned up the sheep and the servants and devoured them, and I alone have escaped to tell you!”

Isaiah 30:33

Indeed! Topheth has been ready
for the king for a long time now.
Its funeral pyre is deep and wide,
with plenty of fire and wood.
The breath of the Lord, like a torrent of brimstone,
kindles it.

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid;
trembling seizes the ungodly:
“Who among us can dwell with a consuming fire?
Who among us can dwell with ever-burning flames?”

Lamentations 3:39

Why should any living person complain,
any man, because of the punishment for his sins?

Nahum 1:5

The mountains quake before Him,
and the hills melt;
the earth trembles at His presence—
the world and all who live in it.

Mark 9:43-49

And if your hand causes your downfall, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than to have two hands and go to hell—the unquenchable fire,

1 Corinthians 10:10

Nor should we complain as some of them did, and were killed by the destroyer.

Hebrews 12:29

for our God is a consuming fire.

James 5:4

Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.

Jude 1:16

These people are discontented grumblers, walking according to their desires; their mouths utter arrogant words, flattering people for their own advantage.

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