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45 Bible Verses about Fire

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Genesis 19:24

Then the Lord rained on Sodom and on Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of the heavens.

Genesis 22:7

And Isaac said to Abraham, My father! And he said, Here I am, my son. [Isaac] said, See, here are the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the burnt sacrifice?

Exodus 3:2

The Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, yet was not consumed.

Exodus 9:24

So there was hail and fire flashing continually in the midst of the weighty hail, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

Exodus 19:8

And all the people answered together, and said, All that the Lord has spoken we will do. And Moses reported the words of the people to the Lord.

Exodus 39:20

And they made two [other] gold rings and attached them to the two shoulder pieces of the ephod underneath, in front, at its joining above the skillfully woven band of the ephod.

Leviticus 9:24

Then there came a fire out from before the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat on the altar; and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.

Leviticus 10:1

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it, and put incense on it, and offered strange and unholy fire before the Lord, as He had not commanded them.

Numbers 11:1

And the people grumbled and deplored their hardships, which was evil in the ears of the Lord, and when the Lord heard it, His anger was kindled; and the fire of the Lord burned among them and devoured those in the outlying parts of the camp.

Joshua 6:24

And they burned the city with fire and all that was in it; only the silver, the gold, and the vessels of bronze and of iron they put into the treasury of the house of the Lord.

Joshua 7:15

And he who is taken with the devoted things shall be [killed and his body] burned with fire, he and all he has, because he has transgressed the covenant of the Lord and because he has done a shameful and wicked thing in Israel.

Judges 15:5

And when he had set the torches ablaze, he let the foxes go into the standing grain of the Philistines, and he burned up the shocks and the standing grain, along with the olive orchards.

1 Kings 18:38

Then the fire of the Lord fell and consumed the burnt sacrifice and the wood and the stones and the dust, and also licked up the water that was in the trench.

1 Kings 19:12

And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire [a sound of gentle stillness and] a still, small voice.

2 Kings 1:7-11

The king asked, What was the man like who came to meet you saying these things? They answered, He was a hairy man with a girdle of leather about his loins. And he said, It is Elijah the Tishbite. Then the king sent to Elijah a captain of fifty men with his fifty [to seize him]. He found Elijah sitting on a hilltop and said, Man of God, the king says, Come down.read more.
Elijah said to the captain of fifty, If I am a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty. And fire fell from heaven and consumed him and his fifty. Again King [Ahaziah] sent to him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he said to Elijah, Man of God, the king has said, Come down quickly!

2 Kings 2:11

As they still went on and talked, behold, a chariot of fire and horses of fire parted the two of them, and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, Lord, I pray You, open his eyes that he may see. And the Lord opened the young man's eyes, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.

2 Kings 21:6

And he made his son pass through the fire and burned him as an offering [to Molech]; he practiced soothsaying and augury, and dealt with mediums and wizards! He did much wickedness in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him to anger.

Daniel 3:25

He answered, Behold, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they are not hurt! And the form of the fourth is like a son of the gods!

John 18:18

Now the servants and the guards (the attendants) had made a fire of coals, for it was cold, and they were standing and warming themselves. And Peter was with them, standing and warming himself.

Acts 28:5

Then [Paul simply] shook off the small creature into the fire and suffered no evil effects.

1 Corinthians 3:13

The work of each [one] will become [plainly, openly] known (shown for what it is); for the day [of Christ] will disclose and declare it, because it will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test and critically appraise the character and worth of the work each person has done.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

To deal out retribution (chastisement and vengeance) upon those who do not know or perceive or become acquainted with God, and [upon those] who ignore and refuse to obey the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Searching

Zephaniah 1:12

And at that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps and punish the men who [like old wine] are thickening and settling on their lees, who say in their hearts, The Lord will not do good, nor will He do evil.

1 Corinthians 2:10

Yet to us God has unveiled and revealed them by and through His Spirit, for the [Holy] Spirit searches diligently, exploring and examining everything, even sounding the profound and bottomless things of God [the divine counsels and things hidden and beyond man's scrutiny].

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Illuminating

Psalm 78:14

In the daytime also He led them with a [pillar of] cloud and all the night with a light of fire.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Purifying

Malachi 3:2-3

But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap; He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and He will purify the priests, the sons of Levi, and refine them like gold and silver, that they may offer to the Lord offerings in righteousness.

Isaiah 4:4

After the Lord has washed away the [moral] filth of the daughters of Zion [pride, vanity, haughtiness] and has purged the bloodstains of Jerusalem from the midst of it by the spirit and blast of judgment and by the spirit and blast of burning and sifting.

Fire » As an instrument of divine judgment

2 Thessalonians 1:8

To deal out retribution (chastisement and vengeance) upon those who do not know or perceive or become acquainted with God, and [upon those] who ignore and refuse to obey the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Numbers 11:1

And the people grumbled and deplored their hardships, which was evil in the ears of the Lord, and when the Lord heard it, His anger was kindled; and the fire of the Lord burned among them and devoured those in the outlying parts of the camp.

Leviticus 10:2

And there came forth fire from before the Lord and killed them, and they died before the Lord.

Genesis 19:24

Then the Lord rained on Sodom and on Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of the heavens.

More verses: 2 Peter 3:10 2 Kings 1:10

Fire » As a symbol of the divine presence and power

Acts 7:30

And when forty years had gone by, there appeared to him in the wilderness (desert) of Mount Sinai an angel, in the flame of a burning bramblebush.

Isaiah 66:15

For behold, the Lord will come in fire, and His chariots will be like the stormy wind, to render His anger with fierceness, and His rebuke with flames of fire.

Acts 2:3

And there appeared to them tongues resembling fire, which were separated and distributed and which settled on each one of them.

Deuteronomy 4:36

Out of heaven He made you hear His voice, that He might correct, discipline, and admonish you; and on earth He made you see His great fire, and you heard His words out of the midst of the fire.

1 Kings 19:12

And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire [a sound of gentle stillness and] a still, small voice.

Fire » As a purifier

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined and will test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will hear and answer them. I will say, It is My people; and they will say, The Lord is my God.

1 Peter 1:7

So that [the genuineness] of your faith may be tested, [your faith] which is infinitely more precious than the perishable gold which is tested and purified by fire. [This proving of your faith is intended] to redound to [your] praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) is revealed.

1 Corinthians 3:13

The work of each [one] will become [plainly, openly] known (shown for what it is); for the day [of Christ] will disclose and declare it, because it will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test and critically appraise the character and worth of the work each person has done.

Ezekiel 22:20

As they gather silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire upon it in order to melt it, so will I gather you in My anger and in My wrath, and I will put you in and melt you.

Numbers 31:23

Everything that can stand fire, you shall make go through fire, and it shall be clean. Nevertheless it shall also be purified with the water of impurity; and all that cannot stand fire [such as fabrics] you shall pass through water.

More verses: Malachi 3:2

Fire » Figurative » Judgments

Deuteronomy 32:22

For a fire is kindled by My anger, and it burns to the depths of Sheol, devours the earth with its increase, and sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

Amos 1:4

So I will send a fire [of war, conquest, and destruction] upon the house of Hazael [who killed and succeeded King Ben-hadad] which shall devour the palaces and strongholds of Ben-hadad.

Amos 1:12

So I will send a fire upon Teman which shall devour the strongholds of Bozrah [in Edom].

Luke 12:49

I have come to cast fire upon the earth, and how I wish that it were already kindled!

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling seizes the godless ones. [They cry] Who among us can dwell with that devouring fire? Who among us can dwell with those everlasting burnings?

Fire » Answers by

Leviticus 9:24

Then there came a fire out from before the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat on the altar; and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.

1 Kings 18:38

Then the fire of the Lord fell and consumed the burnt sacrifice and the wood and the stones and the dust, and also licked up the water that was in the trench.

1 Chronicles 21:26

And David built there an altar to the Lord and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings and called upon the Lord; and He answered him by fire from heaven upon the altar of burnt offering.

2 Chronicles 7:1

When Solomon had finished praying, the fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the house.

Fire » Illustrative of » Judgments

Jeremiah 48:45

In the shadow of Heshbon the fugitives stand powerless (stopped in their tracks, helpless and without strength), for a fire has gone forth from Heshbon, a flame from the midst of Sihon; it has destroyed the corner of Moab and the crowns of the heads of the ones in tumult [the proud Moabites].

Lamentations 1:13

From above He has sent fire into my bones, and it prevailed against them. He has spread a net for my feet; He has turned me back. He has made me hopelessly miserable and faint all the day long.

Ezekiel 39:6

I will send fire on Magog and upon those who dwell securely in the coastlands, and they shall know, understand, and realize that I am the Lord [the Sovereign Ruler, Who calls forth loyalty and obedient service].

Fire » Characterized as » Purifying

1 Peter 1:7

So that [the genuineness] of your faith may be tested, [your faith] which is infinitely more precious than the perishable gold which is tested and purified by fire. [This proving of your faith is intended] to redound to [your] praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) is revealed.

Numbers 31:23

Everything that can stand fire, you shall make go through fire, and it shall be clean. Nevertheless it shall also be purified with the water of impurity; and all that cannot stand fire [such as fabrics] you shall pass through water.

Fire » Figurative » Of the destruction of the wicked

Revelation 21:8

But as for the cowards and the ignoble and the contemptible and the cravenly lacking in courage and the cowardly submissive, and as for the unbelieving and faithless, and as for the depraved and defiled with abominations, and as for murderers and the lewd and adulterous and the practicers of magic arts and the idolaters (those who give supreme devotion to anyone or anything other than God) and all liars (those who knowingly convey untruth by word or deed) -- "[all of these shall have] their part in the lake that blazes with fire and brimstone. This is the second death.

Mark 9:44

And if your foot is a cause of stumbling and sin to you, cut it off! It is more profitable and wholesome for you to enter into life [that is really worthwhile] crippled than, having two feet, to be cast into hell (Gehenna) .

Matthew 13:50

And cast them [the wicked] into the furnace of fire; there will be weeping and wailing and grinding of teeth.

More verses: Revelation 9:2

Fire » Pillar of fire

Exodus 14:19

And the Angel of God Who went before the host of Israel moved and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before them and stood behind them,

Exodus 14:24

And in the morning watch the Lord through the pillar of fire and cloud looked down on the host of the Egyptians and discomfited [them],

Exodus 40:38

For throughout all their journeys the cloud of the Lord was upon the tabernacle by day, and fire was in it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel.

Exodus 13:21-22

The Lord went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them along the way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, that they might travel by day and by night. The pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night did not depart from before the people.

Numbers 9:15-23

And on the day that the tabernacle was erected, the cloud [of God's presence] covered the tabernacle, that is, the Tent of the Testimony; and at evening it was over the tabernacle, having the appearance of [a pillar of] fire until the morning. So it was constantly; the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night. Whenever the cloud was taken up from over the Tent, after that the Israelites journeyed; and in the place where the cloud rested, there the Israelites encamped. read more.
At the Lord's command the Israelites journeyed, and at [His] command they encamped. As long as the cloud rested upon the tabernacle they remained encamped. Even when the cloud tarried upon the tabernacle many days, the Israelites kept the Lord's charge and did not set out. And sometimes the cloud was only a few days upon the tabernacle, but according to the command of the Lord they remained encamped, and at His command they journeyed. And sometimes the cloud remained [over the tabernacle] from evening only until morning, but when the cloud was taken up, they journeyed; whether it was taken up by day or by night, they journeyed. Whether it was two days or a month or a longer time that the cloud tarried upon the tabernacle, dwelling on it, the Israelites remained encamped; but when it was taken up, they journeyed. At the command of the Lord they remained encamped, and at [His] command they journeyed; they kept the charge of the Lord, at the command of the Lord through Moses.

Fire » Torture by

Ezekiel 23:25

And I will set My jealous indignation against you, and they shall deal with you in fury; they shall take away your nose and your ears, and those who are left of you shall fall by the sword; they shall take your sons and your daughters, and the remainder shall be devoured by the fire.

Leviticus 21:9

The daughter of any priest who profanes herself by playing the harlot profanes her father; she shall be burned with fire [after being stoned].

Jeremiah 29:22

And because of them, this curse shall be taken up and used by all from Judah who are in captivity in Babylon: The Lord make you like Zedekiah and like Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire -- "

Ezekiel 23:47

And the host shall stone them with stones and cut them down with their swords; they shall slay their sons and their daughters and burn up their houses with fire.

Fire » Frequently employed as an instrument of divine vengeance

Psalm 97:3

Fire goes before Him and burns up His adversaries round about.

Isaiah 47:14

Behold, they are like stubble; the fire consumes them. They cannot even deliver themselves from the power of the flame [much less deliver the nation]. There is no coal for warming or fire before which to sit!

Isaiah 66:16

For by fire and by His sword will the Lord execute judgment upon all flesh, and the slain of the Lord will be many.

Fire » Figurative » Spiritual power

Psalm 104:4

Who makes winds His messengers, flames of fire His ministers.

Matthew 3:11

I indeed baptize you in (with) water because of repentance [that is, because of your changing your minds for the better, heartily amending your ways, with abhorrence of your past sins]. But He Who is coming after me is mightier than I, Whose sandals I am not worthy or fit to take off or carry; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.

Luke 3:16

John answered them all by saying, I baptize you with water; but He Who is mightier than I is coming, the strap of Whose sandals I am not fit to unfasten. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.

Jeremiah 20:9

If I say, I will not make mention of [the Lord] or speak any more in His name, in my mind and heart it is as if there were a burning fire shut up in my bones. And I am weary of enduring and holding it in; I cannot [contain it any longer].

Fire » Miraculous » On mount sinai at giving of law

Deuteronomy 4:36

Out of heaven He made you hear His voice, that He might correct, discipline, and admonish you; and on earth He made you see His great fire, and you heard His words out of the midst of the fire.

Deuteronomy 4:11

And you came near and stood at the foot of the mountain, and the mountain burned with fire to the heart of heaven, with darkness, cloud, and thick gloom.

Fire » Figurative » Everlasting fire

Matthew 18:8

And if your hand or your foot causes you to stumble and sin, cut it off and throw it away from you; it is better (more profitable and wholesome) for you to enter life maimed or lame than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into everlasting fire.

Mark 9:44

And if your foot is a cause of stumbling and sin to you, cut it off! It is more profitable and wholesome for you to enter into life [that is really worthwhile] crippled than, having two feet, to be cast into hell (Gehenna) .

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling seizes the godless ones. [They cry] Who among us can dwell with that devouring fire? Who among us can dwell with those everlasting burnings?

Fire » Things connected with » Flame

Isaiah 66:15

For behold, the Lord will come in fire, and His chariots will be like the stormy wind, to render His anger with fierceness, and His rebuke with flames of fire.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me like a seal upon your heart, like a seal upon your arm; for love is as strong as death, jealousy is as hard and cruel as Sheol (the place of the dead). Its flashes are flashes of fire, a most vehement flame [the very flame of the Lord]!

Fire » Christ shall appear in

2 Thessalonians 1:8

To deal out retribution (chastisement and vengeance) upon those who do not know or perceive or become acquainted with God, and [upon those] who ignore and refuse to obey the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Daniel 7:10

A stream of fire came forth from before Him; a thousand thousands ministered to Him and ten thousand times ten thousand rose up and stood before Him; the Judge was seated [the court was in session] and the books were opened.

Fire » Illustrative of » God's vengeance

Fire » Sacred » Incense burned with

Leviticus 16:12

He shall take a censer full of burning coals of fire from off the [bronze] altar before the Lord, and his two hands full of sweet incense beaten small, and bring it within the veil [into the Holy of Holies],

Numbers 16:46

And Moses said to Aaron, Take a censer and put fire in it from off the altar and lay incense on it, and carry it quickly to the congregation and make atonement for them. For there is wrath gone out from the Lord; the plague has begun!

Fire » Illustrative of » The word of God

Jeremiah 23:29

Is not My word like fire [that consumes all that cannot endure the test]? says the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks in pieces the rock [of most stubborn resistance]?

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore thus says the Lord God of hosts: Because you [the people] have spoken this word, behold, I will make My words fire in your mouth [Jeremiah] and this people wood, and it will devour them.

Fire » Sacred » All burnt offerings consumed by

Leviticus 6:9

Command Aaron and his sons, saying, This is the law of the burnt offering: The burnt offering shall remain on the altar all night until morning; the fire shall be kept burning on the altar.

Leviticus 6:12

And the fire upon the altar shall be kept burning on it; it shall not be allowed to go out. The priest shall burn wood on it every morning and lay the burnt offering in order upon it and he shall burn on it the fat of the peace offerings.

Fire » Punishment of the wicked shall be in

Fire » Illustrative of » God's protection

Numbers 9:16

So it was constantly; the cloud covered it by day, and the appearance of fire by night.

Fire » Illustrative of » God's enemies

Obadiah 1:18

The house of Jacob shall be a fire and the house of Joseph a flame, but the house of Esau shall be stubble; they shall kindle and burn them and consume them, and there shall be no survivor of the house of Esau, for the Lord has spoken it.

Isaiah 10:17

And the Light of Israel shall become a fire and His Holy One a flame, and it will burn and devour [the Assyrian's] thorns and briers in one day.

Fire » Miraculous » Led the people of israel in the desert

Exodus 13:22

The pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night did not depart from before the people.

Exodus 40:38

For throughout all their journeys the cloud of the Lord was upon the tabernacle by day, and fire was in it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel.

Fire » Miraculous » Destroyed the enemies of elijah

2 Kings 1:10

Elijah said to the captain of fifty, If I am a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty. And fire fell from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.

2 Kings 1:12

And Elijah answered, If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.

Fire » Kept alive by fuel

Proverbs 26:20

For lack of wood the fire goes out, and where there is no whisperer, contention ceases.

Isaiah 9:5

For every [tramping] warrior's war boots and all his armor in the battle tumult and every garment rolled in blood shall be burned as fuel for the fire.

Fire » Things connected with » Ashes

2 Peter 2:6

And He condemned to ruin and extinction the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, reducing them to ashes [and thus] set them forth as an example to those who would be ungodly;

1 Kings 13:3

And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the Lord has spoken: Behold, the altar shall be split and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

Fire » Characterized as » Enlightening

Psalm 105:39

The Lord spread a cloud for a covering [by day], and a fire to give light in the night.

Psalm 78:14

In the daytime also He led them with a [pillar of] cloud and all the night with a light of fire.

Fire » Illustrative of » Zeal of saints

Psalm 119:139

My zeal has consumed me and cut me off, because my adversaries have forgotten Your words.

Psalm 39:3

My heart was hot within me. While I was musing, the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue:

Fire » Illustrative of » Christ as judge

Malachi 3:2

But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap;

Isaiah 10:17

And the Light of Israel shall become a fire and His Holy One a flame, and it will burn and devour [the Assyrian's] thorns and briers in one day.

Fire » Illustrative of » The tongue

Proverbs 16:27

A worthless man devises and digs up mischief, and in his lips there is as a scorching fire.

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire. [The tongue is a] world of wickedness set among our members, contaminating and depraving the whole body and setting on fire the wheel of birth (the cycle of man's nature), being itself ignited by hell (Gehenna).

Fire » Illustrative of » Zeal of angels

Psalm 104:4

Who makes winds His messengers, flames of fire His ministers.

Hebrews 1:7

Referring to the angels He says, [God] Who makes His angels winds and His ministering servants flames of fire;

Fire » Can be increased in intensity

Daniel 3:19

Then Nebuchadnezzar was full of fury and his facial expression was changed [to antagonism] against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Therefore he commanded that the furnace should be heated seven times hotter than it was usually heated.

Daniel 3:22

Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent and the furnace exceedingly hot, the flame and sparks from the fire killed those men who handled Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

Fire » God appeared in

Exodus 3:2

The Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, yet was not consumed.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was wrapped in smoke, for the Lord descended upon it in fire; its smoke ascended like that of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked greatly.

Fire » Things connected with » Smoke

Isaiah 34:10

[The burning of Edom] shall not be quenched night or day; its smoke shall go up forever. From generation to generation it shall lie waste; none shall pass through it forever and ever.

Joel 2:30

And I will show signs and wonders in the heavens, and on the earth, blood and fire and columns of smoke.

Fire » Characterized as » Melting

Psalm 68:2

As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; as wax melts before the fire, so let the wicked perish before the presence of God.

Isaiah 64:2

As when fire kindles the brushwood and the fire causes the waters to boil -- "to make Your name known to Your adversaries, that the nations may tremble at Your presence!

Fire » Things connected with » Sparks

Job 18:5

Yes, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the flame of his fire shall not shine.

Isaiah 1:31

And the strong shall become like tow and become tinder, and his work like a spark, and they shall both burn together, with none to quench them.

Fire » Characterized as » Drying

Joel 1:20

Even the wild beasts of the field pant and cry to You, for the water brooks are dried up and fire has consumed the pastures and folds of the wilderness and the plain.

Job 15:30

He shall not depart out of darkness [and escape from calamity; the wrath of God] shall consume him as flame consumes a dry tree, and by the blast of His mouth he shall be swept away.

Fire » Illustrative of » The holy spirit

Isaiah 4:4

After the Lord has washed away the [moral] filth of the daughters of Zion [pride, vanity, haughtiness] and has purged the bloodstains of Jerusalem from the midst of it by the spirit and blast of judgment and by the spirit and blast of burning and sifting.

Acts 2:3

And there appeared to them tongues resembling fire, which were separated and distributed and which settled on each one of them.

Fire » Sacred » Restored to the temple

2 Chronicles 7:1-3

When Solomon had finished praying, the fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the house. The priests could not enter the house of the Lord, because the glory of the Lord had filled the Lord's house. And when all the people of Israel saw how the fire came down and the glory of the Lord upon the house, they bowed with their faces upon the pavement and worshiped and praised the Lord, saying, For He is good, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever.

Fire » Illustrative of » Lust

Proverbs 6:27-28

Can a man take fire in his bosom and his clothes not be burned? Can one go upon hot coals and his feet not be burned?

Fire » Children caused to pass through

2 Kings 17:17

They caused their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire and used divination and enchantments and sold themselves to do evil in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him to anger.

2 Kings 16:3

But he walked in the ways of Israel's kings, yes, and made his son pass through the fire [and offered him as a sacrifice], in accord with the abominable [idolatrous] practices of the [heathen] nations whom the Lord drove out before the Israelites.

Fire » Things connected with » Burning coals

Proverbs 26:21

As coals are to hot embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man to inflame strife.

Fire » Characterized as » Insatiable

Proverbs 30:16

Sheol (the place of the dead), the barren womb, the earth that is not satisfied with water, and the fire that says not, It is enough.

Fire » Miraculous » Destroyed nadab and abihu

Leviticus 10:2

And there came forth fire from before the Lord and killed them, and they died before the Lord.

Fire » Miraculous » Plagued the egyptians

Exodus 9:23-24

Then Moses stretched forth his rod toward the heavens, and the Lord sent thunder and hail, and fire (lightning) ran down to and along the ground, and the Lord rained hail upon the land of Egypt. So there was hail and fire flashing continually in the midst of the weighty hail, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

Fire » In houses » Lighted in the winter

Jeremiah 36:22

Now it was the ninth month, and the king was sitting in the winter house, and a fire was burning there before him in the brazier.

Fire » Sacred » Guilt of burning incense without

Leviticus 10:1

And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer and put fire in it, and put incense on it, and offered strange and unholy fire before the Lord, as He had not commanded them.

Fire » Sacred » Always burning on the altar

Leviticus 6:13

The fire shall be burning continually upon the altar; it shall not go out.

Fire » Sacred » Came from before the lord

Leviticus 9:24

Then there came a fire out from before the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat on the altar; and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.

Fire » Characterized as » Consuming

Judges 15:4-5

So Samson went and caught 300 foxes or jackals and took torches and turning the foxes tail to tail, he put a torch between each pair of tails. And when he had set the torches ablaze, he let the foxes go into the standing grain of the Philistines, and he burned up the shocks and the standing grain, along with the olive orchards.

Fire » Illustrative of » Persecution

Luke 12:49-53

I have come to cast fire upon the earth, and how I wish that it were already kindled! I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and how greatly and sorely I am urged on (impelled, constrained) until it is accomplished! Do you suppose that I have come to give peace upon earth? No, I say to you, but rather division; read more.
For from now on in one house there will be five divided [among themselves], three against two and two against three. They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.

Fire » Miraculous » Consumed the sacrifice of elijah

1 Kings 18:38

Then the fire of the Lord fell and consumed the burnt sacrifice and the wood and the stones and the dust, and also licked up the water that was in the trench.

Fire » Miraculous » Consumed the company of korah

Fire » Inward » Makes the message inevitable

Jeremiah 20:9

If I say, I will not make mention of [the Lord] or speak any more in His name, in my mind and heart it is as if there were a burning fire shut up in my bones. And I am weary of enduring and holding it in; I cannot [contain it any longer].

Fire » Characterized as » Bright

Ezekiel 1:13

In the midst of the living creatures there was what looked like burning coals of fire, like torches moving to and fro among the living creatures; the fire was bright and out of the fire went forth lightning.

Fire » Illustrative of » The church destroying her enemies

Obadiah 1:18

The house of Jacob shall be a fire and the house of Joseph a flame, but the house of Esau shall be stubble; they shall kindle and burn them and consume them, and there shall be no survivor of the house of Esau, for the Lord has spoken it.

Fire » Illustrative of » The hope of hypocrites

Isaiah 50:11

Behold, all you [enemies of your own selves] who attempt to kindle your own fires [and work out your own plans of salvation], who surround and gird yourselves with momentary sparks, darts, and firebrands that you set aflame! -- "walk by the light of your self-made fire and of the sparks that you have kindled [for yourself, if you will]! But this shall you have from My hand: you shall lie down in grief and in torment.

Fire » Miraculous » Elijah taken up in a chariot of

2 Kings 2:11

As they still went on and talked, behold, a chariot of fire and horses of fire parted the two of them, and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

Fire » Miraculous » Destroyed the people at taberah

Numbers 11:1

And the people grumbled and deplored their hardships, which was evil in the ears of the Lord, and when the Lord heard it, His anger was kindled; and the fire of the Lord burned among them and devoured those in the outlying parts of the camp.

Fire » Miraculous » Angel ascended in

Judges 13:20

For when the flame went up toward the heavens from the altar, the Angel of the Lord ascended in the altar flame. And Manoah and his wife looked on, and they fell on their faces to the ground.

Fire » Illustrative of » Wickedness

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burns like a fire; it devours the briers and thorns, and it kindles in the thickets of the forest; they roll upward in a column of smoke.

Fire » Illustrative of » The self-righteous

Isaiah 65:5

Who say, Keep to yourself; do not come near me, for I am set apart from you [and lest I sanctify you]! These are smoke in My nostrils, a fire that burns all the day.

Fire » Illustrative of » Affliction

Fire » Miraculous » Consumed the sacrifice of gideon

Judges 6:21

Then the Angel of the Lord reached out the tip of the staff that was in His hand, and touched the meat and the unleavened cakes, and there flared up fire from the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened cakes. Then the Angel of the Lord vanished from his sight.

Fire » In houses » Not to be lighted on the sabbath

Exodus 35:3

You shall kindle no fire in all your dwellings on the Sabbath day.

Fire » Injury from, to be made good by the person who kindled it

Exodus 22:6

If fire breaks out and catches so that the stacked grain or standing grain or the field be consumed, he who kindled the fire shall make full restitution.

Fire » Characterized as » Heating

Mark 14:54

And Peter followed Him at a distance, even right into the courtyard of the high priest. And he was sitting [ in the firelight] with the guards and warming himself at the fire.

Fire » Miraculous » In the burning bush

Exodus 3:2

The Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, yet was not consumed.

Fire » In houses » Lighted in spring mornings

John 18:18

Now the servants and the guards (the attendants) had made a fire of coals, for it was cold, and they were standing and warming themselves. And Peter was with them, standing and warming himself.

Fire » In houses » Made of charcoal

John 18:18

Now the servants and the guards (the attendants) had made a fire of coals, for it was cold, and they were standing and warming themselves. And Peter was with them, standing and warming himself.

Fire » Inward » Divine fellowship lights

Luke 24:32

And they said to one another, Were not our hearts greatly moved and burning within us while He was talking with us on the road and as He opened and explained to us [the sense of] the Scriptures?

Fire » Inward » Christ came to ignite

Luke 12:49

I have come to cast fire upon the earth, and how I wish that it were already kindled!

Fire » Inward » Kindled by meditation

Psalm 39:3

My heart was hot within me. While I was musing, the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue:

Fire » The captains of fifties

2 Kings 1:9-12

Then the king sent to Elijah a captain of fifty men with his fifty [to seize him]. He found Elijah sitting on a hilltop and said, Man of God, the king says, Come down. Elijah said to the captain of fifty, If I am a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty. And fire fell from heaven and consumed him and his fifty. Again King [Ahaziah] sent to him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he said to Elijah, Man of God, the king has said, Come down quickly! read more.
And Elijah answered, If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty. And the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.

Fire » Miracles connected with » Elijah's sacrifice

1 Kings 18:38

Then the fire of the Lord fell and consumed the burnt sacrifice and the wood and the stones and the dust, and also licked up the water that was in the trench.

Fire » Miracles connected with » David's sacrifice

1 Chronicles 21:26

And David built there an altar to the Lord and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings and called upon the Lord; and He answered him by fire from heaven upon the altar of burnt offering.

Fire » Characterized as » Spreading

James 3:5

Even so the tongue is a little member, and it can boast of great things. See how much wood or how great a forest a tiny spark can set ablaze!

Fire » Figurative » Of inspiration

Isaiah 6:6-7

Then flew one of the seraphim [heavenly beings] to me, having a live coal in his hand which he had taken with tongs from off the altar; And with it he touched my mouth and said, Behold, this has touched your lips; your iniquity and guilt are taken away, and your sin is completely atoned for and forgiven.

Fire » In houses » Made of wood

Acts 28:3

Now Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and he was laying them on the fire when a viper crawled out because of the heat and fastened itself on his hand.

Fire » Though small, kindles a great matter

James 3:5

Even so the tongue is a little member, and it can boast of great things. See how much wood or how great a forest a tiny spark can set ablaze!

Fire » Miracles connected with » Miraculously descends upon, and consumes, abraham's sacrifice

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had gone down and a [thick] darkness had come on, behold, a smoking oven and a flaming torch passed between those pieces.

Fire » A symbol » Of God's presence

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had gone down and a [thick] darkness had come on, behold, a smoking oven and a flaming torch passed between those pieces.

Fire » A symbol » On sinai

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was wrapped in smoke, for the Lord descended upon it in fire; its smoke ascended like that of a furnace, and the whole mountain quaked greatly.

Fire » Consumes the conspirators with korah, dathan, and abiram

Fire » At elijah's translation

2 Kings 2:11

As they still went on and talked, behold, a chariot of fire and horses of fire parted the two of them, and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

Fire » Miracles connected with » Solomon's sacrifice, at dedication of the temple

2 Chronicles 7:1

When Solomon had finished praying, the fire came down from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the house.

Fire » Display of, in the plagues of egypt

Exodus 9:24

So there was hail and fire flashing continually in the midst of the weighty hail, such as had not been in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.

Fire » Used as a signal in war

Jeremiah 6:1

Flee for safety, you children of Benjamin, out of the midst of Jerusalem! And blow the trumpet in Tekoa [a town far south in Judah], and raise a [fire] signal over Beth-haccherem [a town near Jerusalem]! For evil is looking forth with eagerness from the north, and great destruction.

Fire » A symbol » Tongues of, on the apostles

Acts 2:3

And there appeared to them tongues resembling fire, which were separated and distributed and which settled on each one of them.

Fire » A symbol » In the burning bush

Exodus 3:2

The Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, yet was not consumed.

Fire » Furnaces of

Daniel 3:6

And whoever does not fall down and worship shall that very hour be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.

Symbols and similitudes » Of the holy spirit » Fire

Matthew 3:11

I indeed baptize you in (with) water because of repentance [that is, because of your changing your minds for the better, heartily amending your ways, with abhorrence of your past sins]. But He Who is coming after me is mightier than I, Whose sandals I am not worthy or fit to take off or carry; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.

Trees » Often suffered from » Fire

Joel 1:19

O Lord, to You will I cry, for the fire has devoured the pastures and folds of the plain and the wilderness, and flame has burned all the trees of the field.

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Answers By Fire

3;9;24

Then there came a fire out from before the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat on the altar; and when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell on their faces.

Earth On Fire

61;3;11-12

Since all these things are thus in the process of being dissolved, what kind of person ought [each of] you to be [in the meanwhile] in consecrated and holy behavior and devout and godly qualities,

Fire Emanating From God

10;22;9

Smoke went up from His nostrils, and devouring fire from His mouth; coals were kindled by it.

Fire From God's Servants

1;3;24

So [God] drove out the man; and He placed at the east of the Garden of Eden the cherubim and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep and guard the way to the tree of life.

Fire From Heaven

2;9;23

Then Moses stretched forth his rod toward the heavens, and the Lord sent thunder and hail, and fire (lightning) ran down to and along the ground, and the Lord rained hail upon the land of Egypt.

Fire Of Christ

66;2;18

And to the angel (messenger) of the assembly (church) in Thyatira write: These are the words of the Son of God, Who has eyes that flash like a flame of fire, and Whose feet glow like bright and burnished and white-hot bronze:

Fire Of Evil

59;3;5

Even so the tongue is a little member, and it can boast of great things. See how much wood or how great a forest a tiny spark can set ablaze!

Fire Of God's Anger

24;4;4

Circumcise yourselves to the Lord and take away the foreskins of your hearts, you men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem, lest My wrath go forth like fire [consuming all that gets in its way] and burn so that no one can quench it because of the evil of your doings.

Fire Of God's Word

24;20;9

If I say, I will not make mention of [the Lord] or speak any more in His name, in my mind and heart it is as if there were a burning fire shut up in my bones. And I am weary of enduring and holding it in; I cannot [contain it any longer].

Fire Of Hell

40;13;50

And cast them [the wicked] into the furnace of fire; there will be weeping and wailing and grinding of teeth.

Fire Of Judgement

23;66;16

For by fire and by His sword will the Lord execute judgment upon all flesh, and the slain of the Lord will be many.

Fire Of The Spirit

66;4;5

Out from the throne came flashes of lightning and rumblings and peals of thunder, and in front of the throne seven blazing torches burned, which are the seven Spirits of God [ the sevenfold Holy Spirit];

God Appearing In Fire

2;3;2-3

The Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush burned with fire, yet was not consumed.

Inward Fire

19;39;3

My heart was hot within me. While I was musing, the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue:

Lake Of Fire

66;20;14

Then death and Hades ( the state of death or disembodied existence) were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire.

Saved From Fire

65;1;23

[Strive to] save others, snatching [them] out of [the] fire; on others take pity [but] with fear, loathing even the garment spotted by the flesh and polluted by their sensuality.

The Holy Spirit Described As Fire

44;2;3-4

And there appeared to them tongues resembling fire, which were separated and distributed and which settled on each one of them.