Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

The camp

General references

Bible References

And compassed

Matthew 16:16
"You," replied Simon Peter, "are the Christ, the Son of the ever-living God."
Luke 19:43
For the time is coming upon thee when thy foes will throw up around thee earthworks and a wall, investing thee and hemming thee in on every side.
Luke 21:20
"But when you see Jerusalem with armies encamping round her on every side, then be certain that her overthrow is close at hand.

The camp

Hebrews 13:13
Therefore let us go to Him outside the camp, sharing the insults directed against Him.

And fire

Revelation 11:5
And if any one seeks to injure them--fire comes from their mouths and devours their enemies; and if any one seeks to injure them, he will in this way certainly be killed.
Revelation 13:13
He also works great miracles, so as even to make fire come down from Heaven to earth in the presence of human beings.
Luke 9:54
When the disciples James and John saw this, they said, "Master, do you wish us to order fire to come down from Heaven and consume them?"
Luke 17:29
but on the day that Lot left Sodom, God rained fire and brimstone from the sky and destroyed them all.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
He will come in flames of fire to take vengeance on those who have no knowledge of God, and do not obey the Good News as to Jesus, our Lord.

General references

Matthew 12:29
Again, how can any one enter the house of a strong man and carry off his goods, unless first of all he masters and secures the strong man: then he will ransack his house.