Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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


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.

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 most beautiful of all places, God comes in splendor. 3 Our God approaches and is not silent; consuming fire goes ahead of him and all around him a storm rages. 4 He summons the heavens above, as well as the earth, so that he might judge his people.


Cross References

Daniel 7:10

A river of fire was streaming forth and proceeding from his presence. Many thousands were ministering to him; Many tens of thousands stood ready to serve him. The court convened and the books were opened.

Leviticus 10:2

So fire went out from the presence of the Lord and consumed them so that they died before the Lord.

Numbers 16:35

Then a fire went out from the Lord and devoured the 250 men who offered incense.

Exodus 19:18

Now Mount Sinai was completely covered with smoke because the Lord had descended on it in fire, and its smoke went up like the smoke of a great furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Deuteronomy 9:3

Understand today that the Lord your God who goes before you is a devouring fire; he will defeat and subdue them before you. You will dispossess and destroy them quickly just as he has told you.

1 Kings 19:11-12

The Lord said, "Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord. Look, the Lord is ready to pass by." A very powerful wind went before the Lord, digging into the mountain and causing landslides, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the windstorm there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake.

Psalm 18:7-15

The earth heaved and shook; the roots of the mountains trembled; they heaved because he was angry.

Psalm 48:14

For God, our God, is our defender forever! He guides us!

Psalm 50:21

When you did these things, I was silent, so you thought I was exactly like you. But now I will condemn you and state my case against you!

Psalm 68:20

Our God is a God who delivers; the Lord, the sovereign Lord, can rescue from death.

Psalm 83:1

A song, a psalm of Asaph. O God, do not be silent! Do not ignore us! Do not be inactive, O God!

Psalm 96:13

before the Lord, for he comes! For he comes to judge the earth! He judges the world fairly, and the nations in accordance with his justice.

Psalm 97:3-5

Fire goes before him; on every side it burns up his enemies.

Isaiah 42:13-14

The Lord emerges like a hero, like a warrior he inspires himself for battle; he shouts, yes, he yells, he shows his enemies his power.

Isaiah 65:6-7

Look, I have decreed: I will not keep silent, but will pay them back; I will pay them back exactly what they deserve,

Nahum 1:5-7

The mountains tremble before him, the hills convulse; the earth is laid waste before him, the world and all its inhabitants are laid waste.

Habakkuk 3:5

Plague goes before him; pestilence marches right behind him.

Malachi 3:2-3

Who can endure the day of his coming? Who can keep standing when he appears? For he will be like a refiner's fire, like a launderer's soap.

Malachi 4:1

"For indeed the day is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. The coming day will burn them up," says the Lord who rules over all. "It will not leave even a root or branch.

Matthew 3:12

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

2 Thessalonians 1:8-9

With flaming fire he will mete out punishment on those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was first communicated through the Lord and was confirmed to us by those who heard him,

Hebrews 10:28-29

Someone who rejected the law of Moses was put to death without mercy on the testimony of two or three witnesses.

Hebrews 12:18-21

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

Hebrews 12:29

For our God is indeed a devouring fire.

Revelation 22:20

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

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