New International Version
Our God comes and will not be silent; a fire devours before him, and around him a tempest rages.
King James Bible
Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.
Darby Bible Translation
Our God will come, and will not keep silence: fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.
World English Bible
Our God comes, and does not keep silent. A fire devours before him. It is very stormy around him.
Young's Literal Translation
Our God cometh, and is not silent, Fire before Him doth devour, And round about him it hath been very tempestuous.
Psalm 50:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
"Arise, plead thou before the mountains,
And let the hills hear thy voice.
Hear, O ye mountains, the controversy of Jehovah;
And ye, O ye strong foundations of the earth:
For Jehovah hath a controversy with his people,
And he will plead his cause against Israel."
With the like invocation, Moses introduces his sublime song, the design of which was the same as that of this prophecy, "to testify as a witness, against the Israelites," for their disobedience, Deuteronomy 31:21 : -
"Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak;
And let the earth hear the words of my mouth."
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The Third Commandment
So fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died before the LORD.
And fire came out from the LORD and consumed the 250 men who were offering the incense.
Smoke rose from his nostrils; consuming fire came from his mouth, burning coals blazed out of it.
Out of the brightness of his presence clouds advanced, with hailstones and bolts of lightning.
The LORD thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded.
When you appear for battle, you will burn them up as in a blazing furnace. The LORD will swallow them up in his wrath, and his fire will consume them.
Let all creation rejoice before the LORD, for he comes, he comes to judge the earth. He will judge the world in righteousness and the peoples in his faithfulness.
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