Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

May our God come and not keep silence; Fire devours before Him, And it is very tempestuous around Him.

King James Version

Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.

Holman Bible

Our God is coming; He will not be silent!
Devouring fire precedes Him,
and a storm rages around Him.

International Standard Version

Our God has appeared and he has not been silent; a devouring fire blazed before him, and a mighty storm swirled around him.

A Conservative Version

Our God comes, and does not keep silence. A fire devours before him, and it is very tempestuous round about him.

American Standard Version

Our God cometh, and doth not keep silence: A fire devoureth before him, And it is very tempestuous round about him.

Amplified

Our God comes and does not keep silence; a fire devours before Him, and round about Him a mighty tempest rages.

Darby Translation

Our God will come, and will not keep silence: fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.

Julia Smith Translation

Our God shall come, and he will not be silent: a fire shall consume before him, and it stormed greatly round about him.

King James 2000

Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Our God comes and he is not silent. Before him fire devours, and around him it is very tempestuous.

Modern King James verseion

Our God comes, and He is not silent; a fire shall devour before Him, and it shall be very stormy all around Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Our God shall come, and not keep silence: there shall go before him a consuming fire, and a mighty tempest shall be stirred up round about him.

NET Bible

Our God approaches and is not silent; consuming fire goes ahead of him and all around him a storm rages.

New Heart English Bible

Our God comes, and does not keep silent. A fire devours before him. It is very stormy around him.

The Emphasized Bible

Let our God come, and let him not keep silence! A fire - before him, shall devour, And, around him, hath it become exceeding tempestuous:

Webster

Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous around him.

World English Bible

Our God comes, and does not keep silent. A fire devours before him. It is very stormy around him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Our God cometh, and is not silent, Fire before Him doth devour, And round about him it hath been very tempestuous.

Verse Info

Context Readings

God As Judge

2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shone forth. 3 May our God come and not keep silence; Fire devours before Him, And it is very tempestuous around Him. 4 He summons the heavens above, And the earth, to judge His people:


Cross References

Daniel 7:10

"A river of fire was flowing And coming out from before Him; Thousands upon thousands were attending Him, And myriads upon myriads were standing before Him; The court sat, And the books were opened.

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.

Exodus 19:18

Now Mount Sinai was all in smoke because the LORD descended upon it in fire; and its smoke ascended like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked violently.

Deuteronomy 9:3

"Know therefore today that it is the LORD your God who is crossing over before you as a consuming fire He will destroy them and He will subdue them before you, so that you may drive them out and destroy them quickly, just as the LORD has spoken to you.

1 Kings 19:11-12

So He said, "Go forth and stand on the mountain before the LORD " And behold, the LORD was passing by! And a great and strong wind was rending the mountains and breaking in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake.

Psalm 18:7-15

Then the earth shook and quaked; And the foundations of the mountains were trembling And were shaken, because He was angry.

Psalm 48:14

For such is God, Our God forever and ever; He will guide us until death.

Psalm 50:21

"These things you have done and I kept silence; You thought that I was just like you; I will reprove you and state the case in order before your eyes.

Psalm 68:20

God is to us a God of deliverances; And to GOD the Lord belong escapes from death.

Psalm 83:1

O God, do not remain quiet; Do not be silent and, O God, do not be still.

Psalm 96:13

Before the LORD, for He is coming, For He is coming to judge the earth He will judge the world in righteousness And the peoples in His faithfulness.

Psalm 97:3-5

Fire goes before Him And burns up His adversaries round about.

Isaiah 42:13-14

The LORD will go forth like a warrior, He will arouse His zeal like a man of war He will utter a shout, yes, He will raise a war cry He will prevail against His enemies.

Isaiah 65:6-7

"Behold, it is written before Me, I will not keep silent, but I will repay; I will even repay into their bosom,

Nahum 1:5-7

Mountains quake because of Him And the hills dissolve; Indeed the earth is upheaved by His presence, The world and all the inhabitants in it.

Habakkuk 3:5

Before Him goes pestilence, And plague comes after Him.

Malachi 3:2-3

"But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap.

Malachi 4:1

"For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be chaff; and the day that is coming will set them ablaze," says the LORD of hosts, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch."

Matthew 3:12

"His winnowing fork is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear His threshing floor; and He will gather His wheat into the barn, but He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

dealing out retribution to those who do not know God and to those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,

Hebrews 10:28-29

Anyone who has set aside the Law of Moses dies without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Hebrews 12:18-21

For you have not come to a mountain that can be touched and to a blazing fire, and to darkness and gloom and whirlwind,

Hebrews 12:29

for our God is a consuming fire.

Revelation 22:20

He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming quickly " Amen Come, Lord Jesus.

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