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Genesis 19:24

Then out of the sky the Lord rained burning sulfur on Sodom and Gomorrah from the Lord.

Genesis 22:7

Then Isaac spoke to his father Abraham and said, “My father.”And he replied, “Here I am, my son.” Isaac said, “The fire and the wood are here, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?”

Exodus 3:2

Then the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire within a bush. As Moses looked, he saw that the bush was on fire but was not consumed.

Exodus 9:24

The hail, with lightning flashing through it, was so severe that nothing like it had occurred in the land of Egypt since it had become a nation.

Exodus 19:8

Then all the people responded together, “We will do all that the Lord has spoken.” So Moses brought the people’s words back to the Lord.

Exodus 39:20

They made two more gold rings and attached them to the bottom of the ephod’s two shoulder pieces on its front, close to its seam, above the ephod’s woven waistband.

Leviticus 9:24

Fire came from the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell facedown on the ground.

Leviticus 10:1

Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own firepan, put fire in it, placed incense on it, and presented unauthorized fire before the Lord, which He had not commanded them to do.

Numbers 11:1

Now the people began complaining openly before the Lord about hardship. When the Lord heard, His anger burned, and fire from the Lord blazed among them and consumed the outskirts of the camp.

Joshua 6:24

They burned up the city and everything in it, but they put the silver and gold and the articles of bronze and iron into the treasury of the Lord’s house.

Joshua 7:15

The one who is caught with the things set apart must be burned, along with everything he has, because he has violated the Lord’s covenant and committed an outrage in Israel.”

Judges 15:5

Then he ignited the torches and released the foxes into the standing grain of the Philistines. He burned up the piles of grain and the standing grain as well as the vineyards and olive groves.

1 Kings 18:38

Then Yahweh’s fire fell and consumed the burnt offering, the wood, the stones, and the dust, and it licked up the water that was in the trench.

1 Kings 19:12

After the earthquake there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire there was a voice, a soft whisper.

2 Kings 1:7-11

The king asked them, “What sort of man came up to meet you and spoke those words to you?” They replied, “A hairy man with a leather belt around his waist.”He said, “It’s Elijah the Tishbite.” So King Ahaziah sent a captain of 50 with his 50 men to Elijah. When the captain went up to him, he was sitting on top of the hill. He announced, “Man of God, the king declares, ‘Come down!’”read more.
Elijah responded to the captain of the 50, “If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your 50 men.” Then fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his 50 men. So the king sent another captain of 50 with his 50 men to Elijah. He took in the situation and announced, “Man of God, this is what the king says: ‘Come down immediately!’”

2 Kings 2:11

As they continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire with horses of fire suddenly appeared and separated the two of them. Then Elijah went up into heaven in the whirlwind.

2 Kings 6:17

Then Elisha prayed, “Lord, please open his eyes and let him see.” So the Lord opened the servant’s eyes. He looked and saw that the mountain was covered with horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.

2 Kings 21:6

He made his son pass through the fire, practiced witchcraft and divination, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did a great amount of evil in the Lord’s sight, provoking Him.

Daniel 3:25

He exclaimed, “Look! I see four men, not tied, walking around in the fire unharmed; and the fourth looks like a son of the gods.”

John 18:18

Now the slaves and the temple police had made a charcoal fire, because it was cold. They were standing there warming themselves, and Peter was standing with them, warming himself.

Acts 28:5

However, he shook the creature off into the fire and suffered no harm.

1 Corinthians 3:13

each one’s work will become obvious, for the day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire; the fire will test the quality of each one’s work.

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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 settle down comfortably,
who say to themselves:
The Lord will not do good or evil.

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Illuminating

Symbols of the Holy Spirit » Fire » Purifying

Malachi 3:2-3

But who can endure the day of His coming? And who will be able to stand when He appears? For He will be like a refiner's fire and like cleansing lye. He will be like a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the Lord in righteousness.

Isaiah 4:4

when the Lord has washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion and cleansed the bloodguilt from the heart of Jerusalem by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of burning.

Fire » As an instrument of divine judgment

Numbers 11:1

Now the people began complaining openly before the Lord about hardship. When the Lord heard, His anger burned, and fire from the Lord blazed among them and consumed the outskirts of the camp.

Leviticus 10:2

Then fire came from the Lord and burned them to death before the Lord.

Genesis 19:24

Then out of the sky the Lord rained burning sulfur on Sodom and Gomorrah from the Lord.

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

Fire » As a symbol of the divine presence and power

Acts 7:30

After 40 years had passed, an angel appeared to him in the wilderness of Mount Sinai, in the flame of a burning bush.

Deuteronomy 4:36

He let you hear His voice from heaven to instruct you. He showed you His great fire on earth, and you heard His words from the fire.

1 Kings 19:12

After the earthquake there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire there was a voice, a soft whisper.

Fire » As a purifier

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire;
I will refine them as silver is refined
and test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
and I will answer them.
I will say: They are My people,
and they will say: Yahweh is our God.”

1 Corinthians 3:13

each one’s work will become obvious, for the day will disclose it, because it will be revealed by fire; the fire will test the quality of each one’s work.

Ezekiel 22:20

Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to blow fire on them and melt them, so I will gather you in My anger and wrath, put you inside, and melt you.

Numbers 31:23

everything that can withstand fire—you are to pass through fire, and it will be clean. It must still be purified with the purification water. Anything that cannot withstand fire, pass through the water.

More verses: Malachi 3:2

Fire » Figurative » Judgments

Deuteronomy 32:22

For fire has been kindled because of My anger
and burns to the depths of Sheol;
it devours the land and its produce,
and scorches the foundations of the mountains.

Amos 1:4

Therefore, I will send fire against Hazael’s palace,
and it will consume Ben-hadad’s citadels.

Amos 1:12

Therefore, I will send fire against Teman,
and it will consume the citadels of Bozrah.

Luke 12:49

“I came to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already set ablaze!

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid;
trembling seizes the ungodly:
“Who among us can dwell with a consuming fire?
Who among us can dwell with ever-burning flames?”

Fire » Answers by

Leviticus 9:24

Fire came from the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell facedown on the ground.

1 Kings 18:38

Then Yahweh’s fire fell and consumed the burnt offering, the wood, the stones, and the dust, and it licked up the water that was in the trench.

1 Chronicles 21:26

He built an altar to the Lord there and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. He called on the Lord, and He answered him with fire from heaven on the altar of burnt offering.

2 Chronicles 7:1

When Solomon finished praying, fire descended from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the temple.

Fire » Illustrative of » Judgments

Jeremiah 48:45

Those who flee will stand exhausted in Heshbon’s shadow
because fire has come out from Heshbon
and a flame from within Sihon.
It will devour Moab’s forehead
and the skull of the noisemakers.

Lamentations 1:13

?MemHe sent fire from heaven into my bones;
He made it descend.
He spread a net for my feet
and turned me back.
He made me desolate,
sick all day long.

Ezekiel 39:6

“I will send fire against Magog and those who live securely on the coasts and islands. Then they will know that I am Yahweh.

Fire » Characterized as » Purifying

Numbers 31:23

everything that can withstand fire—you are to pass through fire, and it will be clean. It must still be purified with the purification water. Anything that cannot withstand fire, pass through the water.

Fire » Figurative » Of the destruction of the wicked

Mark 9:44

[whereTheir worm does not die,
and the fire is not quenched.]

Matthew 13:50

and throw them into the blazing furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

More verses: Revelation 9:2

Fire » Pillar of fire

Exodus 14:19

Then the Angel of God, who was going in front of the Israelite forces, moved and went behind them. The pillar of cloud moved from in front of them and stood behind them.

Exodus 14:24

Then during the morning watch, the Lord looked down on the Egyptian forces from the pillar of fire and cloud, and threw them into confusion.

Exodus 40:38

For the cloud of the Lord was over the tabernacle by day, and there was a fire inside the cloud by night, visible to the entire house of Israel throughout all the stages of their journey.

Exodus 13:21-22

The Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to lead them on their way during the day and in a pillar of fire to give them light at night, so that they could travel day or night. The pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night never left its place in front of the people.

Numbers 9:15-23

On the day the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony, and it appeared like fire above the tabernacle from evening until morning. It remained that way continuously: the cloud would cover it, appearing like fire at night. Whenever the cloud was lifted up above the tent, the Israelites would set out; at the place where the cloud stopped, there the Israelites camped. read more.
At the Lord's command the Israelites set out, and at the Lord's command they camped. As long as the cloud stayed over the tabernacle, they camped. Even when the cloud stayed over the tabernacle many days, the Israelites carried out the Lord's requirement and did not set out. Sometimes the cloud remained over the tabernacle for [only] a few days. They would camp at the Lord's command and set out at the Lord's command. Sometimes the cloud remained [only] from evening until morning; when the cloud lifted in the morning, they set out. Or if it remained a day and a night, they moved out when the cloud lifted. Whether it was two days, a month, or longer, the Israelites camped and did not set out as long as the cloud stayed over the tabernacle. But when it was lifted, they set out. They camped at the Lord's command, and they set out at the Lord's command. They carried out the Lord's requirement according to His command through Moses.

Fire » Torture by

Ezekiel 23:25

When I vent My jealous rage on you, they will deal with you in wrath. They will cut off your nose and ears, and your descendants will fall by the sword. They will seize your sons and daughters, and your descendants will be consumed by fire.

Leviticus 21:9

If a priest’s daughter defiles herself by promiscuity, she defiles her father; she must be burned up.

Jeremiah 29:22

Based on what happens to them, all the exiles of Judah who are in Babylon will create a curse that says, ‘May the Lord make you like Zedekiah and Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire!’

Ezekiel 23:47

The assembly will stone them and cut them down with their swords. They will kill their sons and daughters and burn their houses with fire.

Fire » Frequently employed as an instrument of divine vengeance

Psalm 97:3

Fire goes before Him
and burns up His foes on every side.

Isaiah 47:14

Look, they are like stubble;
fire burns them up.
They cannot deliver themselves
from the power of the flame.
This is not a coal for warming themselves,
or a fire to sit beside!

Isaiah 66:16

For the Lord will execute judgment
on all flesh with His fiery sword,
and many will be slain by the Lord.

Fire » Figurative » Spiritual power

Psalm 104:4

and making the winds His messengers,
flames of fire His servants.

Luke 3:16

John answered them all, “I baptize you with water, but One is coming who is more powerful than I. I am not worthy to untie the strap of His sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Jeremiah 20:9

If I say, “I won’t mention Him
or speak any longer in His name,”
His message becomes a fire burning in my heart,
shut up in my bones.
I become tired of holding it in,
and I cannot prevail.

Fire » Miraculous » On mount sinai at giving of law

Deuteronomy 4:36

He let you hear His voice from heaven to instruct you. He showed you His great fire on earth, and you heard His words from the fire.

Deuteronomy 4:11

You came near and stood at the base of the mountain, a mountain blazing with fire into the heavens and enveloped in a dense, black cloud.

Fire » Figurative » Everlasting fire

Matthew 18:8

If your hand or your foot causes your downfall, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life maimed or lame, than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into the eternal fire.

Mark 9:44

[whereTheir worm does not die,
and the fire is not quenched.]

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid;
trembling seizes the ungodly:
“Who among us can dwell with a consuming fire?
Who among us can dwell with ever-burning flames?”

Fire » Things connected with » Flame

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal on your heart,
as a seal on your arm.
For love is as strong as death;
ardent love is as unrelenting as Sheol.
Love’s flames are fiery flames
the fiercest of all.

Fire » Christ shall appear in

Daniel 7:10

A river of fire was flowing,
coming out from His presence.
Thousands upon thousands served Him;
ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him.
The court was convened,
and the books were opened.

Fire » Illustrative of » God's vengeance

Fire » Sacred » Incense burned with

Leviticus 16:12

Then he must take a firepan full of fiery coals from the altar before the Lord and two handfuls of finely ground fragrant incense, and bring them inside the veil.

Numbers 16:46

Then Moses told Aaron, “Take your firepan, place fire from the altar in it, and add incense. Go quickly to the community and make atonement for them, because wrath has come from the Lord; the plague has begun.”

Fire » Illustrative of » The word of God

Jeremiah 23:29

“Is not My word like fire”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and like a hammer that pulverizes rock?

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore, this is what the Lord God of Hosts says:Because you have spoken this word,
I am going to make My words
become fire in your mouth.
These people are the wood,
and the fire will consume them.

Fire » Sacred » All burnt offerings consumed by

Leviticus 6:9

“Command Aaron and his sons: This is the law of the burnt offering; the burnt offering itself must remain on the altar’s hearth all night until morning, while the fire of the altar is kept burning on it.

Leviticus 6:12

The fire on the altar is to be kept burning; it must not go out. Every morning the priest will burn wood on the fire. He is to arrange the burnt offering on the fire and burn the fat portions from the fellowship offerings on it.

Fire » Punishment of the wicked shall be in

Fire » Illustrative of » God's protection

Numbers 9:16

It remained that way continuously: the cloud would cover it, appearing like fire at night.

Fire » Illustrative of » God's enemies

Obadiah 1:18

Then the house of Jacob will be a blazing fire,
and the house of Joseph, a burning flame,
but the house of Esau will be stubble;
Jacob will set them on fire and consume Edom.
Therefore no survivor will remain
of the house of Esau,
for the Lord has spoken.

Isaiah 10:17

Israel’s Light will become a fire,
and its Holy One, a flame.
In one day it will burn up Assyria’s thorns and thistles.

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 never left its place in front of the people.

Exodus 40:38

For the cloud of the Lord was over the tabernacle by day, and there was a fire inside the cloud by night, visible to the entire house of Israel throughout all the stages of their journey.

Fire » Miraculous » Destroyed the enemies of elijah

2 Kings 1:10

Elijah responded to the captain of the 50, “If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your 50 men.” Then fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his 50 men.

2 Kings 1:12

Elijah responded, “If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your 50 men.” So a divine fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his 50 men.

Fire » Kept alive by fuel

Isaiah 9:5

For the trampling boot of battle
and the bloodied garments of war
will be burned as fuel for the fire.

Fire » Things connected with » Ashes

2 Peter 2:6

and if He reduced the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes and condemned them to ruin, making them an example to those who were going to be ungodly;

1 Kings 13:3

He gave a sign that day. He said, “This is the sign that the Lord has spoken: ‘The altar will now be ripped apart, and the ashes that are on it will be poured out.’”

Fire » Characterized as » Enlightening

Psalm 105:39

He spread a cloud as a covering
and gave a fire to light up the night.

Fire » Illustrative of » Zeal of saints

Psalm 119:139

My anger overwhelms me
because my foes forget Your words.

Psalm 39:3

My heart grew hot within me;
as I mused, a fire burned.
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 will be able to stand when He appears? For He will be like a refiner’s fire and like cleansing lye.

Isaiah 10:17

Israel’s Light will become a fire,
and its Holy One, a flame.
In one day it will burn up Assyria’s thorns and thistles.

Fire » Illustrative of » The tongue

James 3:6

And the tongue is a fire. The tongue, a world of unrighteousness, is placed among the parts of our bodies. It pollutes the whole body, sets the course of life on fire, and is set on fire by hell.

Fire » Illustrative of » Zeal of angels

Psalm 104:4

and making the winds His messengers,
flames of fire His servants.

Hebrews 1:7

And about the angels He says:He makes His angels winds,
and His servantsa fiery flame,

Fire » Can be increased in intensity

Daniel 3:19

Then Nebuchadnezzar was filled with rage, and the expression on his face changed toward Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. He gave orders to heat the furnace seven times more than was customary,

Daniel 3:22

Since the king’s command was so urgent and the furnace extremely hot, the raging flames killed those men who carried Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego up.

Fire » God appeared in

Exodus 3:2

Then the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire within a bush. As Moses looked, he saw that the bush was on fire but was not consumed.

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the Lord came down on it in fire. Its smoke went up like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently.

Fire » Things connected with » Smoke

Isaiah 34:10

It will never go out—day or night.
Its smoke will go up forever.
It will be desolate, from generation to generation;
no one will pass through it forever and ever.

Fire » Characterized as » Melting

Psalm 68:2

As smoke is blown away,
so You blow them away.
As wax melts before the fire,
so the wicked are destroyed before God.

Isaiah 64:2

as fire kindles the brushwood,
and fire causes water to boil—
to make Your name known to Your enemies,
so that nations will tremble at Your presence!

Fire » Things connected with » Sparks

Job 18:5

Yes, the light of the wicked is extinguished;
the flame of his fire does not glow.

Isaiah 1:31

The strong one will become tinder,
and his work a spark;
both will burn together,
with no one to quench the flames.

Fire » Characterized as » Drying

Joel 1:20

Even the wild animals cry out to You,
for the river beds are dried up,
and fire has consumed
the pastures of the wilderness.

Job 15:30

He will not escape from the darkness;
flames will wither his shoots,
and by the breath of God’s mouth, he will depart.

Fire » Illustrative of » The holy spirit

Isaiah 4:4

when the Lord has washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion and cleansed the bloodguilt from the heart of Jerusalem by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of burning.

Fire » Sacred » Restored to the temple

2 Chronicles 7:1-3

When Solomon finished praying, fire descended from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the temple. The priests were not able to enter the Lord's temple because the glory of the Lord filled the temple of the Lord. All the Israelites were watching when the fire descended and the glory of the Lord came on the temple. They bowed down with their faces to the ground on the pavement. They worshiped and praised the Lord: For He is good, for His faithful love endures forever.

Fire » Illustrative of » Lust

Proverbs 6:27-28

Can a man embrace fire and his clothes not be burned? Can a man walk on coals without scorching his feet?

Fire » Children caused to pass through

2 Kings 17:17

They made their sons and daughters pass through the fire and practiced divination and interpreted omens. They devoted themselves to do what was evil in the Lord’s sight and provoked Him.

2 Kings 16:3

but walked in the way of the kings of Israel. He even made his son pass through the fire, imitating the detestable practices of the nations the Lord had dispossessed before the Israelites.

Fire » Things connected with » Burning coals

Proverbs 26:21

As charcoal for embers and wood for fire,
so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife.

Fire » Characterized as » Insatiable

Proverbs 30:16

Sheol; a childless womb;
earth, which is never satisfied with water;
and fire, which never says, “Enough!”

Fire » Miraculous » Destroyed nadab and abihu

Leviticus 10:2

Then fire came from the Lord and burned them to death before the Lord.

Fire » Miraculous » Plagued the egyptians

Exodus 9:23-24

So Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, and the Lord sent thunder and hail. Lightning struck the earth, and the Lord rained hail on the land of Egypt. The hail, with lightning flashing through it, was so severe that nothing like it had occurred in the land of Egypt since it had become a nation.

Fire » In houses » Lighted in the winter

Jeremiah 36:22

Since it was the ninth month, the king was sitting in his winter quarters with a fire burning in front of him.

Fire » Sacred » Guilt of burning incense without

Leviticus 10:1

Aaron’s sons Nadab and Abihu each took his own firepan, put fire in it, placed incense on it, and presented unauthorized fire before the Lord, which He had not commanded them to do.

Fire » Sacred » Always burning on the altar

Leviticus 6:13

Fire must be kept burning on the altar continually; it must not go out.

Fire » Sacred » Came from before the lord

Leviticus 9:24

Fire came from the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell facedown on the ground.

Fire » Characterized as » Consuming

Judges 15:4-5

So he went out and caught 300 foxes. He took torches, turned the foxes tail-to-tail, and put a torch between each pair of tails. Then he ignited the torches and released the foxes into the standing grain of the Philistines. He burned up the piles of grain and the standing grain as well as the vineyards and olive groves.

Fire » Illustrative of » Persecution

Luke 12:49-53

"I came to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already set ablaze! But I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how it consumes Me until it is finished! Do you think that I came here to give peace to the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division! read more.
From now on, five in one household will be divided: three against two, and two against three. They will be divided, father against son, son against father, mother against daughter, daughter against mother, mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law, and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law. "

Fire » Miraculous » Consumed the sacrifice of elijah

1 Kings 18:38

Then Yahweh’s fire fell and consumed the burnt offering, the wood, the stones, and the dust, and it 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 won’t mention Him
or speak any longer in His name,”
His message becomes a fire burning in my heart,
shut up in my bones.
I become tired of holding it in,
and I cannot prevail.

Fire » Characterized as » Bright

Ezekiel 1:13

The form of the living creatures was like the appearance of burning coals of fire and torches. Fire was moving back and forth between the living creatures; it was bright, with lightning coming out of it.

Fire » Illustrative of » The church destroying her enemies

Obadiah 1:18

Then the house of Jacob will be a blazing fire,
and the house of Joseph, a burning flame,
but the house of Esau will be stubble;
Jacob will set them on fire and consume Edom.
Therefore no survivor will remain
of the house of Esau,
for the Lord has spoken.

Fire » Illustrative of » The hope of hypocrites

Isaiah 50:11

Look, all you who kindle a fire,
who encircle yourselves with firebrands;
walk in the light of your fire
and in the firebrands you have lit!
This is what you’ll get from My hand:
you will lie down in a place of torment.

Fire » Miraculous » Elijah taken up in a chariot of

2 Kings 2:11

As they continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire with horses of fire suddenly appeared and separated the two of them. Then Elijah went up into heaven in the whirlwind.

Fire » Miraculous » Destroyed the people at taberah

Numbers 11:1

Now the people began complaining openly before the Lord about hardship. When the Lord heard, His anger burned, and fire from the Lord blazed among them and consumed the outskirts of the camp.

Fire » Miraculous » Angel ascended in

Judges 13:20

When the flame went up from the altar to the sky, the Angel of the Lord went up in its flame. When Manoah and his wife saw this, they fell facedown on the ground.

Fire » Illustrative of » Wickedness

Isaiah 9:18

For wickedness burns like a fire
that consumes thorns and briers
and kindles the forest thickets
so that they go up in a column of smoke.

Fire » Illustrative of » The self-righteous

Isaiah 65:5

They say, ‘Keep to yourself,
don’t come near me, for I am too holy for you!’
These practices are smoke in My nostrils,
a fire that burns all day long.

Fire » Illustrative of » Affliction

Fire » Miraculous » Consumed the sacrifice of gideon

Judges 6:21

The Angel of the Lord extended the tip of the staff that was in His hand and touched the meat and the unleavened bread. Fire came up from the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened bread. Then the Angel of the Lord vanished from his sight.

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

Exodus 35:3

Do not light a fire in any of your homes on the Sabbath day.”

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

Exodus 22:6

“When a fire gets out of control, spreads to thornbushes, and consumes stacks of cut grain, standing grain, or a field, the one who started the fire must make full restitution for what was burned.

Fire » Characterized as » Heating

Mark 14:54

Peter followed Him at a distance, right into the high priest’s courtyard. He was sitting with the temple police, warming himself by the fire.

Fire » Miraculous » In the burning bush

Exodus 3:2

Then the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire within a bush. As Moses looked, he saw that the bush was on fire but was not consumed.

Fire » In houses » Lighted in spring mornings

John 18:18

Now the slaves and the temple police had made a charcoal fire, because it was cold. They were standing there warming themselves, and Peter was standing with them, warming himself.

Fire » In houses » Made of charcoal

John 18:18

Now the slaves and the temple police had made a charcoal fire, because it was cold. They were standing there warming themselves, and Peter was standing with them, warming himself.

Fire » Inward » Divine fellowship lights

Luke 24:32

So they said to each other, “Weren’t our hearts ablaze within us while He was talking with us on the road and explaining the Scriptures to us?”

Fire » Inward » Christ came to ignite

Luke 12:49

“I came to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already set ablaze!

Fire » Inward » Kindled by meditation

Psalm 39:3

My heart grew hot within me;
as I mused, a fire burned.
I spoke with my tongue:

Fire » The captains of fifties

2 Kings 1:9-12

So King Ahaziah sent a captain of 50 with his 50 [men] to Elijah. When the captain went up to him, he was sitting on top of the hill. He announced, "Man of God, the king declares, 'Come down!' " Elijah responded to the captain of the 50, "If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your 50 [men]." Then fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his 50 [men]. So the king sent another captain of 50 with his 50 [men] to Elijah. He took in the situation and announced, "Man of God, this is what the king says: 'Come down immediately!' " read more.
Elijah responded, "If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven and consume you and your 50 [men]." So a divine fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his 50 [men].

Fire » Miracles connected with » Elijah's sacrifice

1 Kings 18:38

Then Yahweh’s fire fell and consumed the burnt offering, the wood, the stones, and the dust, and it licked up the water that was in the trench.

Fire » Miracles connected with » David's sacrifice

1 Chronicles 21:26

He built an altar to the Lord there and offered burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. He called on the Lord, and He answered him with fire from heaven on the altar of burnt offering.

Fire » Characterized as » Spreading

Fire » Figurative » Of inspiration

Isaiah 6:6-7

Then one of the seraphim flew to me, and in his hand was a glowing coal that he had taken from the altar with tongs. He touched my mouth [with it] and said: Now that this has touched your lips, your wickedness is removed, and your sin is atoned for.

Fire » In houses » Made of wood

Acts 28:3

As Paul gathered a bundle of brushwood and put it on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened itself to his hand.

Fire » Though small, kindles a great matter

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

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided animals.

Fire » A symbol » Of God's presence

Genesis 15:17

When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided animals.

Fire » A symbol » On sinai

Exodus 19:18

Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the Lord came down on it in fire. Its smoke went up like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently.

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

Fire » At elijah's translation

2 Kings 2:11

As they continued walking and talking, a chariot of fire with horses of fire suddenly appeared and separated the two of them. Then Elijah went up into heaven in the whirlwind.

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

2 Chronicles 7:1

When Solomon finished praying, fire descended from heaven and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices, and the glory of the Lord filled the temple.

Fire » Display of, in the plagues of egypt

Exodus 9:24

The hail, with lightning flashing through it, was so severe that nothing like it had occurred in the land of Egypt since it had become a nation.

Fire » Used as a signal in war

Jeremiah 6:1

“Run for cover, Benjaminites,
out of Jerusalem!
Sound the ram’s horn in Tekoa;
raise a smoke signal over Beth-haccherem,
for disaster threatens from the north,
even great destruction.

Fire » A symbol » Tongues of, on the apostles

Fire » A symbol » In the burning bush

Exodus 3:2

Then the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire within a bush. As Moses looked, he saw that the bush was on fire but was not consumed.

Fire » Furnaces of

Daniel 3:6

But whoever does not fall down and worship will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire.”

Symbols and similitudes » Of the holy spirit » Fire

Trees » Often suffered from » Fire

Joel 1:19

I call to You, Lord,
for fire has consumed
the pastures of the wilderness,
and flames have devoured
all the trees of the countryside.

Topics on Fire

Answers By Fire

3;9;24

Fire came from the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell facedown on the ground.

Earth On Fire

61;3;11-12

Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, it is clear what sort of people you should be in holy conduct and godliness

Fire Emanating From God

10;22;9

Smoke rose from His nostrils,
and consuming fire came from His mouth;
coals were set ablaze by it.

Fire From God's Servants

1;3;24

He drove man out and stationed the cherubim and the flaming, whirling sword east of the garden of Eden to guard the way to the tree of life.

Fire From Heaven

2;9;23

So Moses stretched out his staff toward heaven, and the Lord sent thunder and hail. Lightning struck the earth, and the Lord rained hail on the land of Egypt.

Fire Of Christ

66;2;18

“Write to the angel of the church in Thyatira:“The Son of God, the One whose eyes are like a fiery flame and whose feet are like fine bronze, says:

Fire Of Evil

59;3;5

So too, though the tongue is a small part of the body, it boasts great things. Consider how large a forest a small fire ignites.

Fire Of God's Anger

24;4;4

Circumcise yourselves to the Lord;
remove the foreskin of your hearts,
men of Judah and residents of Jerusalem.
Otherwise, My wrath will break out like fire
and burn with no one to extinguish it
because of your evil deeds.

Fire Of God's Word

24;20;9

If I say, “I won’t mention Him
or speak any longer in His name,”
His message becomes a fire burning in my heart,
shut up in my bones.
I become tired of holding it in,
and I cannot prevail.

Fire Of Hell

40;13;50

and throw them into the blazing furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Fire Of Judgement

23;66;16

For the Lord will execute judgment
on all flesh with His fiery sword,
and many will be slain by the Lord.

Fire Of The Spirit

66;4;5

Flashes of lightning and rumblings of thunder came from the throne. Seven fiery torches were burning before the throne, which are the seven spirits of God.

God Appearing In Fire

2;3;2-3

Then the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire within a bush. As Moses looked, he saw that the bush was on fire but was not consumed.

Inward Fire

19;39;3

My heart grew hot within me;
as I mused, a fire burned.
I spoke with my tongue:

Lake Of Fire

66;20;14

Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire.

Saved From Fire

65;1;23

save others by snatching them from the fire; have mercy on others but with fear, hating even the garment defiled by the flesh.

The Holy Spirit Described As Fire

44;2;3-4

And tongues, like flames of fire that were divided, appeared to them and rested on each one of them.

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