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And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.

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Bible References


Isaiah 8:7
now therefore, behold, LORD brings up upon them the waters of the River, strong and many, [even] the king of Assyria and all his glory. And it shall come up over all its channels, and go over all its banks,
Ezekiel 38:9
And thou shall ascend. Thou shall come like a storm. Thou shall be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy hordes, and many peoples with thee.
Habakkuk 1:6
For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, who march through the breadth of the earth to possess dwelling-places that are not theirs.

And compassed

2 Kings 6:15
And when the servant of the man of God was risen early, and gone forth, behold, an army with horses and chariots was round about the city. And his servant said to him, Alas, my master! What shall we do?
Micah 2:13
The breaker has gone up before them. They have broken forth and passed on to the gate, and have gone out there. And their king has passed on before them, and LORD at the head of them.
Matthew 16:16
And Simon Peter having answered, said, Thou are the Christ, the Son of the living God.
Luke 19:43
Because the days will come upon thee, and thine enemies will build a barricade around thee, and will surround thee, and enclose thee on every side.
Luke 21:20
But when ye see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that the desolation of it has come near.

The camp

Psalm 48:1
Great is LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in his holy mountain.
Psalm 74:2
Remember thy congregation, which thou have gotten of old, which thou have redeemed to be the tribe of thine inheritance, [and] mount Zion, at which thou have dwelt.
Psalm 125:1
Those who trust in LORD are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever.
Hebrews 13:13
Let us therefore go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.

And fire

Revelation 11:5
And if any man wants to harm them, fire comes out of their mouth and devours their enemies. And if any man wants to harm them, he must be killed this way.
Revelation 13:13
And it does great signs, so that even fire would come down out of the sky upon the earth in the sight of men.
Genesis 19:24
Then LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from LORD out of heaven.
Exodus 9:23
And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven, and LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire ran down to the earth, and LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt.
Leviticus 10:2
And there came forth fire from before LORD, and devoured them, and they died before LORD.
Numbers 11:1
And the people were as murmurers, [speaking] evil in the ears of LORD. And when LORD heard it, his anger was kindled, and the fire of LORD burnt among them, and devoured in the outermost part of the camp.
Numbers 16:35
And fire came forth from LORD, and devoured the two hundred and fifty men who offered the incense.
2 Kings 1:10
And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty. And there came down fire from heaven, and consumed him and his fifty.
Psalm 97:3
A fire goes before him, and burns up his adversaries round about.
Psalm 106:18
And a fire was kindled in their company. The flame burned up the wicked [men].
Isaiah 30:33
For a Topheth is prepared of old, yea, it is made ready for the king. He has made it deep and large. The pile of it is fire and much wood. The breath of LORD kindles it, like a stream of brimstone.
Isaiah 37:36
And the agent of LORD went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and eighty-five thousand. And when men arose early in the morning, behold, these were all dead bodies.
Ezekiel 38:22
And I will enter into judgment with him with pestilence and with blood. And I will rain upon him, and upon his hordes, and upon the many peoples who are with him, an overflowing shower, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone.
Ezekiel 39:6
And I will send a fire on Magog, and on those who dwell securely in the isles. And they shall know that I am LORD.
Luke 9:54
And his disciples James and John having seen, they said, Lord, do thou want that we should call fire to come down from the sky, and consume them, as also Elijah did?
Luke 17:29
But in that day Lot went out from Sodom he rained fire and brimstone from the sky, and destroyed them all.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
in a fire of flame rendering vengeance to those who have not known God, and to those not obeying the good-news of our Lord Jesus Christ.

General references

Job 38:18
Have thou comprehended the earth in its breadth? Declare, if thou know it all.
Psalm 48:4
For, lo, the kings assembled themselves. They passed by together.
Matthew 12:29
Or how can any man enter into the house of the strong man, and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man? And then he will plunder his house.