24 occurrences

'Coals' in the Bible

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],

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

Out of the brightness before Him coals of fire flamed forth.

He looked, and behold, there was a cake baked on the coals, and a bottle of water at his head. And he ate and drank and lay down again.

His breath kindles coals, and a flame goes forth from his mouth.

Upon the wicked He will rain quick burning coals or snares; fire, brimstone, and a [dreadful] scorching wind shall be the portion of their cup.

There went up smoke from His nostrils; and lightning out of His mouth devoured; coals were kindled by it.

Out of the brightness before Him there broke forth through His thick clouds hailstones and coals of fire.

The Lord also thundered from the heavens, and the Most High uttered His voice, amid hailstones and coals of fire.

Sharp arrows of a [mighty] warrior, with [glowing] coals of the broom tree!

Let burning coals fall upon them; let them be cast into the fire, into floods of water or deep water pits, from which they shall not rise.

Can one go upon hot coals and his feet not be burned?

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

And he shall break it as a potter's vessel is broken, breaking it in pieces without sparing so that there cannot be found among its pieces one large enough to carry coals of fire from the hearth or to dip water out of the cistern.

The ironsmith sharpens and uses a chisel and works it over the coals; he shapes [the core of the idol] with hammers and forges it with his strong arm. He becomes hungry and his strength fails; he drinks no water and is faint.

And no one considers in his mind, nor has he knowledge and understanding [enough] to say [to himself], I have burned part of this log in the fire, and also I have baked bread on its coals and have roasted meat and eaten it. And shall I make the remainder of it into an abomination [the very essence of what is disgusting, detestable, and shamefully vile in the eyes of a jealous God]? Shall I fall down and worship the stock of a tree [a block of wood without consciousness or life]?

Behold, I have created the smith who blows on the fire of coals and who produces a weapon for its purpose; and I have created the devastator to destroy.

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.

And [the Lord] spoke to the man clothed in linen and said, Go in among the whirling wheels under the cherubim; fill your hands with coals of fire from between the cherubim and scatter them over the city. And he went in before my eyes.

Then set [the pot Jerusalem] back empty upon the coals, that the bronze of it may be hot and may glow and the filthiness of it may be melted in it and the rust and scum of it may be consumed.

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.

When they got out on land (the beach), they saw a fire of coals there and fish lying on it [cooking], and bread.

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Definition
Usage
גּחלת גּחל 
Gechel 
Usage: 18

רשׁף 
Resheph 
Usage: 7

פּחם 
Pecham 
Usage: 3

רצף 
Retseph 
Usage: 1

רצפּה 
Ritspah 
Usage: 8

שׁחור 
Sh@chowr 
Usage: 1

ἀνθρακιά 
Anthrakia 
fire of coals
Usage: 2

ἄνθραξ 
Anthrax 
coals of fire
Usage: 1