Without wood, fire goes out;
without a gossip, conflict dies down.
Then the people cried out to Moses, and he prayed to the Lord, and the fire died down.
2 Samuel 14:7
Now the whole clan has risen up against your servant and said, ‘Hand over the one who killed his brother so we may put him to death for the life of the brother he murdered. We will destroy the heir!’ They would extinguish my one remaining ember by not preserving my husband’s name or posterity on earth.”
They surrounded me like bees;
they were extinguished like a fire among thorns;
in the name of Yahweh I destroyed them.
quenched the raging of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, gained strength after being weak, became mighty in battle, and put foreign armies to flight.
In every situation take the shield of faith,
and with it you will be able to extinguish
all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
But the foolish ones said to the sensible ones, ‘Give us some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’
The light in his tent grows dark,
and the lamp beside him is put out.
The light of the righteous shines brightly,
but the lamp of the wicked is put out.
For the evil have no future;
the lamp of the wicked will be put out.
Whoever curses his father or mother—
his lamp will go out in deep darkness.
who brings out the chariot and horse,
the army and the mighty one together
(they lie down, they do not rise again;
they are extinguished, quenched like a wick)—