'Consume' in the Bible
But during the seventh year you are to let it rest and leave it uncultivated, so that the poor among your people may eat from it and the wild animals may consume what they leave. Do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.
“Separate yourselves from this community so I may consume them instantly.”
“Get away from this community so that I may consume them instantly.” But they fell facedown.
But now, why should we die? This great fire will consume us and we will die if we hear the voice of the Lord our God any longer.
The bramble said to the trees,“If you really are anointing meas king over you,come and find refuge in my shade.But if not,may fire come out from the brambleand consume the cedars of Lebanon.”
But if not, may fire come from Abimelech and consume the lords of Shechem and Beth-millo, and may fire come from the lords of Shechem and Beth-millo and consume Abimelech.”
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.
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.
If I close the sky so there is no rain, or if I command the grasshopper to consume the land, or if I send pestilence on My people,
The hungry consume his harvest,even taking it out of the thorns.The thirsty pant for his children’s wealth.
For the company of the godless will have no children,and fire will consume the tents of those who offer bribes.
Nothing is left for him to consume;therefore, his prosperity will not last.
Total darkness is reserved for his treasures.A fire unfanned by human hands will consume him;it will feed on what is left in his tent.
Will evildoers never understand?They consume My people as they consume bread;they do not call on the Lord.
Will evildoers never understand?They consume My people as they consume bread;they do not call on God.
Consume them in rage;consume them until they are gone.Then people will know throughout the earththat God rules over Jacob.Selah
When good things increase, the ones who consume them multiply; what, then, is the profit to the owner, except to gaze at them with his eyes?
The words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious,but the lips of a fool consume him.
Lord, Your hand is lifted up to take action,but they do not see it.They will see Your zeal for Your people,and they will be put to shame.The fire for Your adversaries will consume them!
You will conceive chaff;you will give birth to stubble.Your breath is fire that will consume you.
Therefore, this is what the Lord God of Hosts says:Because you have spoken this word,I am going to make My wordsbecome fire in your mouth.These people are the wood,and the fire will consume them.
They will consume your harvest and your food.They will consume your sons and your daughters.They will consume your flocks and your herds.They will consume your vines and your fig trees.They will destroy with the swordyour fortified cities in which you trust.
If you do not listen to Me to consecrate the Sabbath day by not carrying a load while entering the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day, I will set fire to its gates, and it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem and not be extinguished.”
I will punish you according to what you have done—this is the Lord’s declaration.I will kindle a fire in its forestthat will consume everything around it.’”
The arrogant will stumble and fallwith no one to pick him up.I will set fire to his cities,and it will consume everything around him.”
I will turn against them. They may have escaped from the fire, but it will still consume them. And you will know that I am Yahweh when I turn against them.
“Now prophesy, son of man, and say: This is what the Lord God says concerning the Ammonites and their contempt. You are to proclaim:A sword! A swordis drawn for slaughter,polished to consume, to flash like lightning.
They will no longer be prey for the nations, and the wild animals of the land will not consume them. They will live securely, and no one will frighten them.
All of them are as hot as an oven,and they consume their rulers.All their kings fall;not one of them calls on Me.
Foreigners consume his strength,but he does not notice.Even his hair is streaked with gray,but he does not notice.
Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces;Judah has also multiplied fortified cities.I will send fire on their cities,and it will consume their citadels.
Therefore, I will send fire against Hazael’s palace,and it will consume Ben-hadad’s citadels.
Therefore, I will send fire against the walls of Gaza,and it will consume its citadels.
Therefore, I will send fire against the walls of Tyre,and it will consume its citadels.
Therefore, I will send fire against Teman,and it will consume the citadels of Bozrah.
Therefore, I will set fire to the walls of Rabbah,and it will consume its citadels.There will be shouting on the day of battleand a violent wind on the day of the storm.
Therefore, I will send fire against Moab,and it will consume the citadels of Kerioth.Moab will die with a tumult,with shouting and the sound of the ram’s horn.
Therefore, I will send fire against Judah,and it will consume the citadels of Jerusalem.
Seek Yahweh and live,or He will spread like firethroughout the house of Joseph;it will consume everything,with no one at Bethel to extinguish it.
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 remainof the house of Esau,for the Lord has spoken.
The Lord of Hosts will defend them.They will consume and conquer with slingstones;they will drink and be rowdy as if with wine.They will be as full as the sprinkling basin,like those at the corners of the altar.
Open your gates, Lebanon,and fire will consume your cedars.
On that day I will make the leaders of Judah like a firepot in a woodpile, like a flaming torch among sheaves; they will consume all the peoples around them on the right and the left, while Jerusalem continues to be inhabited on its site, in Jerusalem.
“For indeed, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and everyone who commits wickedness will become stubble. The coming day will consume them,” says the Lord of Hosts, “not leaving them root or branches.
When the disciples James and John saw this, they said, “Lord, do You want us to call down fire from heaven to consume them?”
And His disciples remembered that it is written: Zealfor Your house will consumeMe.