Hebrews 12:29
Good News Translation
because our God is indeed a destroying fire.

Contemporary English Version
Our God is like a destructive fire!

Douay-Rheims Bible
For our God is a consuming fire.

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For our God is a consuming fire.

Hebrews 10:27 But a certain dreadful expectation of judgment, and the rage of a fire which shall consume the adversaries.

Exodus 24:17 And the sight of the glory of the Lord, was like a burning fire upon the top of the mount, in the eyes of the children of Israel.

Numbers 11:1 In the mean time there arose a murmuring of the people against the Lord, as it were repining at their fatigue. And when the Lord heard it he was angry. And the fire of the Lord being kindled against them, devoured them that were at the uttermost part of the camp.

Numbers 16:35 And a fire coming out from the Lord, destroyed the two hundred and fifty men that offered the incense.

Deuteronomy 4:24 Because the Lord thy God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 9:3 Thou shalt know therefore this day that the Lord thy God himself will pass over before thee, a devouring and consuming fire, to destroy and extirpate and bring them to nothing before thy face quickly, as he hath spoken to thee.

Psalm 50:3 God shall come manifestly: our God shall come, and shall not keep silence. A fire shall burn before him: and a mighty tempest shall be round about him.

Psalm 97:3 A fire shall go before him, and shall burn his enemies round about.

Isaiah 66:15 For behold the Lord will come with fire, and his chariots are like a whirlwind, to render his wrath in indignation, and his rebuke with flames of fire.

Daniel 7:9 I beheld till thrones were placed, and the ancient of days sat: his garment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like clean wool: his throne like flames of fire: the wheels of it like a burning fire.

2 Thessalonians 1:8 In a flame of fire, giving vengeance to them who know not God and who obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Context
An Unshakable Kingdom
28Therefore, receiving an immoveable kingdom, we have grace: whereby let us serve, pleasing God, with fear and reverence. 29For our God is a consuming fire.
Cross References
Exodus 15:7
And in the multitude of thy glory thou hast put down thy adversaries: thou hast sent thy wrath, which hath devoured them like stubble.

Exodus 24:17
And the sight of the glory of the Lord, was like a burning fire upon the top of the mount, in the eyes of the children of Israel.

Deuteronomy 4:24
Because the Lord thy God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 9:3
Thou shalt know therefore this day that the Lord thy God himself will pass over before thee, a devouring and consuming fire, to destroy and extirpate and bring them to nothing before thy face quickly, as he hath spoken to thee.

2 Samuel 22:9
A smoke went up from his nostrils, and a devouring fire out of his mouth: coals were kindled by it.

Psalm 97:3
A fire shall go before him, and shall burn his enemies round about.

Isaiah 33:14
The sinners in Sion are afraid, trembling hath seized upon the hypocrites. Which of you can dwell with devouring fire? which of you shall dwell with everlasting burnings?

Jeremiah 25:37
And the fields of peace have been silent because of the fierce anger of the Lord.

Ezekiel 38:19
And I have spoken in my zeal, and in the fire of my anger, that in that day there shall be a great commotion upon the land of Israel:

2 Corinthians 5:11
Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we use persuasion to men: but to God we are manifest. And I trust also that in your consciences we are manifest.

2 Thessalonians 1:7
And to you who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with the angels of his power:

Hebrews 10:27
But a certain dreadful expectation of judgment, and the rage of a fire which shall consume the adversaries.

Hebrews 10:31
It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

2 Peter 3:7
But the heavens and the earth which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of the ungodly men.

Additional Translations
“For our God is a consuming fire.”

For also, our God is a consuming fire.

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for our God is a consuming fire.

For also our God [is] a consuming fire.

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For our God is a consuming fire.

For our God is also a consuming fire.

for our God is a consuming fire.

for also our God is a consuming fire.
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