Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Our God shall come and shall not keep silence; a 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 From Zion, the perfection of beauty,
God appears in radiance.
3 Our God is coming; He will not be silent!
Devouring fire precedes Him,
and a storm rages around Him.
4 On high, He summons heaven and earth
in order to judge His people.


Cross References

Daniel 7:10

A river of fire was flowing,
coming out from His presence.
Thousands upon thousands served Him;
ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him.
The court was convened,
and the books were opened.

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.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the Lord came down on it in fire. Its smoke went up like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Deuteronomy 9:3

But understand that today the Lord your God will cross over ahead of you as a consuming fire; He will devastate and subdue them before you. You will drive them out and destroy them swiftly, as the Lord has told you.

1 Kings 19:11-12

Then He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain in the Lord’s presence.”At that moment, the Lord passed by. A great and mighty wind was tearing at the mountains and was shattering cliffs before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake.

Psalm 18:7-15

Then the earth shook and quaked;
the foundations of the mountains trembled;
they shook because He burned with anger.

Psalm 48:14

“This God, our God forever and ever—
He will always lead us.”

Psalm 50:21

You have done these things, and I kept silent;
you thought I was just like you.
But I will rebuke you
and lay out the case before you.

Psalm 68:20

Our God is a God of salvation,
and escape from death belongs to the Lord God.

Psalm 83:1

A song. A psalm of Asaph.God, do not keep silent.
Do not be deaf, God; do not be idle.

Psalm 96:13

before the Lord, for He is coming—
for He is coming to judge the earth.
He will judge the world with righteousness
and the peoples with His faithfulness.

Psalm 97:3-5

Fire goes before Him
and burns up His foes on every side.

Isaiah 42:13-14

The Lord advances like a warrior;
He stirs up His zeal like a soldier.
He shouts, He roars aloud,
He prevails over His enemies.

Isaiah 65:6-7

It is written before Me:
I will not keep silent, but I will repay;
I will repay them fully

Nahum 1:5-7

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

Habakkuk 3:5

Plague goes before Him,
and pestilence follows in His steps.

Malachi 3:2-3

But who can endure the day of His coming? And who will be able to stand when He appears? For He will be like a refiner’s fire and like cleansing lye.

Malachi 4:1

“For indeed, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and everyone who commits wickedness will become stubble. The coming day will consume them,” says the Lord of Hosts, “not leaving them root or branches.

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing shovel is in His hand, and He will clear His threshing floor and gather His wheat into the barn. But the chaff He will burn up with fire that never goes out.”

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

taking vengeance with flaming fire on those who don’t know God and on those who don’t obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first spoken by the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard Him.

Hebrews 10:28-29

If anyone disregards Moses’ law, he dies without mercy, based on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Hebrews 12:18-21

For you have not come to what could be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, gloom, and storm,

Hebrews 12:29

for our God is a consuming fire.

Revelation 22:20

He who testifies about these things says, “Yes, I am coming quickly.”Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!

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