New International Version
for our "God is a consuming fire."
King James Bible
For our God is a consuming fire.
Darby Bible Translation
For also our God [is] a consuming fire.
World English Bible
for our God is a consuming fire.
Young's Literal Translation
for also our God is a consuming fire.
Hebrews 12:29 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For our God is a consuming fire - The apostle quotes Deuteronomy 4:24, and by doing so he teaches us this great truth, that sin under the Gospel is as abominable in God's sight as it was under the law; and that the man who does not labor to serve God with the principle and in the way already prescribed, will find that fire to consume him which would otherwise have consumed his sin.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryShaking of Heaven and Earth. December 22.
"Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but heaven" (Hebrews xii. 26- 29). This is one of the royal texts of Scripture. It declares one of those great laws of the kingdom of God which may fulfil itself once and again at many eras and by many methods; which fulfilled itself most gloriously in the first century after Christ; again in the fifth century; again at the time of the Crusades; and again at the great Reformation in the sixteenth century,--and is fulfilling itself again at this very day. …
Charles Kingsley—Daily Thoughts,
March 26. "Jesus, the Author and Finisher of Our Faith" (Heb. xii. 2).
The Voice of the Blood of Christ
The Shameful Sufferer
"In the greatness of your majesty you threw down those who opposed you. You unleashed your burning anger; it consumed them like stubble.
To the Israelites the glory of the LORD looked like a consuming fire on top of the mountain.
For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.
But be assured today that the LORD your God is the one who goes across ahead of you like a devouring fire. He will destroy them; he will subdue them before you. And you will drive them out and annihilate them quickly, as the LORD has promised you.
2 Samuel 22:9
Smoke rose from his nostrils; consuming fire came from his mouth, burning coals blazed out of it.
Fire goes before him and consumes his foes on every side.
The sinners in Zion are terrified; trembling grips the godless: "Who of us can dwell with the consuming fire? Who of us can dwell with everlasting burning?"
Jump to PreviousAll-Burning Consuming Fire
Jump to NextAll-Burning Consuming Fire
LinksHebrews 12:29 NIV
Hebrews 12:29 NLT
Hebrews 12:29 ESV
Hebrews 12:29 NASB
Hebrews 12:29 KJV
Hebrews 12:29 Bible Apps
Hebrews 12:29 Biblia Paralela
Hebrews 12:29 Chinese Bible
Hebrews 12:29 French Bible
Hebrews 12:29 German Bible
Hebrews 12:29 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.