Parallel Verses

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.

New American Standard Bible

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


May our God come and not keep silent;
Fire devours before Him,
And around 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 hath shined. 3 Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him. 4 He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people.


Cross References

Daniel 7:10

A fiery stream issued and came forth from before him: thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him: the judgment was set, and the books were opened.

Leviticus 10:2

And there went out fire from the LORD, and devoured them, and they died before the LORD.

Numbers 16:35

And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.

Exodus 19:18

And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the LORD descended upon it in fire: and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly.

Deuteronomy 9:3

Understand therefore this day, that the LORD thy God is he which goeth over before thee; as a consuming fire he shall destroy them, and he shall bring them down before thy face: so shalt thou drive them out, and destroy them quickly, as the LORD hath said unto thee.

1 Kings 19:11-12

And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake 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 trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.

Psalm 48:14

For this God is our God for ever and ever: he will be our guide even unto death.

Psalm 50:21

These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.

Psalm 68:20

He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto GOD the Lord belong the issues from death.

Psalm 83:1

{A Song or Psalm of Asaph.} Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.

Psalm 96:13

Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.

Psalm 97:3-5

A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.

Isaiah 42:13-14

The LORD shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war: he shall cry, yea, roar; he shall prevail against his enemies.

Isaiah 65:6-7

Behold, it is written before me: I will not keep silence, but will recompense, even recompense into their bosom,

Nahum 1:5-7

The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.

Habakkuk 3:5

Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet.

Malachi 3:2-3

But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap:

Malachi 4:1

For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 3:12

Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Hebrews 2:3

How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;

Hebrews 10:28-29

He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:

Hebrews 12:18-21

For ye are not come unto the mount that might be touched, and that burned with fire, nor unto blackness, and darkness, and tempest,

Hebrews 12:29

For our God is a consuming fire.

Revelation 22:20

He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

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