Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 has shined forth. 3 Our God has appeared and he has not been silent; a devouring fire blazed before him, and a mighty storm swirled around him. 4 He summoned the heavens above and the earth below, to sit in judgment on his people.


Cross References

Daniel 7:10

A river of fire flowed out from before him. Thousands upon thousands were serving him, with millions upon millions waiting before him. The court sat in judgment, and record books were unsealed.

Leviticus 10:2

As a result, fire came out from the LORD's presence and incinerated them. They died while in the LORD's presence.

Numbers 16:35

After this, fire came from the LORD and incinerated the 250 men who offered the incense.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the LORD had come down in fire on it. Smoke went up from it like smoke from a kiln, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Deuteronomy 9:3

But know today that the LORD your God is going ahead of you as a consuming fire. He will destroy and subdue them before you. He will dispossess and destroy them quickly, just as the LORD told you.

1 Kings 19:11-12

"Go out," he responded, "and stand on the mountain in the presence of the LORD." And there was the LORD, passing by! A tremendous, mighty windstorm was tearing at the mountains and breaking the rocks in pieces in the presence of the LORD, but the LORD was not in the windstorm. After the wind there came an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake.

Psalm 18:7-15

The world shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains quaked, they shook because he was angry.

Psalm 48:14

For this God is our God forever and ever. He will guide us until death. To the Director: A song by the Sons of Korah.

Psalm 50:21

These things you did, and I kept silent, because you assumed that I was like you. But now I am going to rebuke you, and I will set forth my case before your very own eyes."

Psalm 68:20

God is for us the God of our deliverance. The Lord GOD rescues us from death.

Psalm 83:1

God, do not rest! Don't be silent! Don't stay inactive, God!

Psalm 96:13

in the LORD's presence, because he is coming; indeed, he will come to judge the earth. He will judge the world fairly and its people reliably.

Psalm 97:3-5

Fire goes out from his presence to consume his enemies on every side.

Isaiah 42:13-14

The LORD marches out like a warrior; he stirs up his rage like a man of war; he makes his anger heard; he shouts aloud; he declares his mastery over his enemies:

Isaiah 65:6-7

Watch out! It stands written before me: "I won't keep silent, but I will pay back in full; I'll indeed repay into their laps

Nahum 1:5-7

Mountains shake because of him, and the hills melt. The earth goes into upheaval at his presence, as does the world with all of its inhabitants.

Habakkuk 3:5

Before him pestilence walks, and disease follows behind him.

Malachi 3:2-3

But who will survive the day when he comes? Or who can stand when he appears? Because he's like a refiner's fire and a launderer's soap,

Malachi 4:1

"The coming day is certainly going to burn like a furnace. All the arrogant and all who practice evil will be stubble the coming day will set them on fire," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fork is in his hand. He will clean up his threshing floor and gather his grain into the barn, but he will burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

in blazing fire. He will take revenge on those who do not know God and on those who refuse to obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect a salvation as great as this? It was first proclaimed by the Lord himself, and then it was confirmed to us by those who heard him,

Hebrews 10:28-29

Anyone who violates the Law of Moses dies without mercy "on the testimony of two or three witnesses."

Hebrews 12:18-21

You have not come to something that can be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, to gloom,

Hebrews 12:29

For "our God is an all-consuming fire."

Revelation 22:20

The one who is testifying to these things says, "Yes, I am coming soon!" Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!

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