Parallel Verses

Amplified


Like fire consumes the forest,
And like the flame sets the mountains on fire,

New American Standard Bible

Like fire that burns the forest
And like a flame that sets the mountains on fire,

King James Version

As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire;

Holman Bible

As fire burns a forest,
as a flame blazes through mountains,

International Standard Version

Like a fire burning a forest, and a flame setting mountains ablaze.

A Conservative Version

as the fire that burns the forest, and as the flame that sets the mountains on fire.

American Standard Version

As the fire that burneth the forest, And as the flame that setteth the mountains on fire,

Darby Translation

As fire burneth a forest, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire,

Julia Smith Translation

As fire will burn the forest, and as the flame will cause the mountains to burn.

King James 2000

As the fire burns wood, and as the flame sets the mountains on fire;

Lexham Expanded Bible

As fire burns a forest, and as a flame sets afire mountains,

Modern King James verseion

As the fire burns a forest, and as the flame sets the mountains on fire,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as a fire that burneth up the wood, and as the flame that consumeth the mountains.

NET Bible

Like the fire that burns down the forest, or the flames that consume the mountainsides,

New Heart English Bible

As the fire that burns the forest, as the flame that sets the mountains on fire,

The Emphasized Bible

As a fire burneth a forest, - And as a flame setteth mountains ablaze,

Webster

As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire;

World English Bible

As the fire that burns the forest, as the flame that sets the mountains on fire,

Youngs Literal Translation

As a fire doth burn a forest, And as a flame setteth hills on fire,

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

Prayer Against Enemies

13
O my God, make them like whirling dust,
Like chaff before the wind [worthless and without substance].
14 
Like fire consumes the forest,
And like the flame sets the mountains on fire,
15
So pursue them with Your tempest
And terrify them with [the violence of] Your storm.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:22


‘For a fire is kindled by My anger,
And it burns to the depths of Sheol (the place of the dead, the nether world),
It devours the earth with its yield,
And sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Isaiah 9:18


For wickedness burns like a fire;
It consumes briars and thorns,
It even sets the forest thickets ablaze;
And it swirls upward in a column of smoke.

Isaiah 30:33


For Topheth [in Hinnom] has long been ready;
Indeed, it has been prepared for the [Assyrian] king.
He has made it deep and wide,
A pit of fire with plenty of wood;
The breath of the Lord, like a river of brimstone (blazing sulfur), kindles and fans it.

Isaiah 33:11-12


“You have conceived dried grass, you will give birth to stubble;
My breath is a fire that will consume you.

Isaiah 64:1-2

Oh, that You would tear open the heavens and come down,
That the mountains might quake at Your presence—

Ezekiel 20:47-48

and say to the forest of the Negev, ‘Hear the word of the Lord: thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I am about to kindle a fire in you, and it will devour every one of your green trees, as well as every one of your dry trees. The blazing flame will not be quenched and the whole surface from the south to the north will be burned by it.

Nahum 1:6


Who can stand before His indignation [His great wrath]?
And who can stand up and endure the fierceness of His anger?
His wrath is poured out like fire
And the rocks are destroyed by Him.

Nahum 1:10


Like tangled thorn branches [gathered for fuel],
And like those drowned in drunkenness,
The people of Nineveh are consumed [through fire]
Like stubble completely withered and dry [in the day of the Lord’s wrath].

Malachi 4:1

“For behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant (proud, self-righteous, haughty), and every evildoer shall be stubble; and the day that is coming shall set them on fire,” says the Lord of hosts, “so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.

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