New Living Translation
For our God is a devouring 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
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:29 For our God is a consuming fire - in the strictness of his justice, and purity of his holiness.
LibraryTwenty-Ninth Day. Holiness and Chastisement.
He chasteneth us for our profit, that we may be partakers of His holiness. Follow after sanctification, without which no man shall see the Lord.'--Heb. xii. 10, 14. There is perhaps no part of God's word which sheds such Divine light upon suffering as the Epistle to the Hebrews. It does this because it teaches us what suffering was to the Son of God. It perfected His humanity. It so fitted Him for His work as the Compassionate High Priest. It proved that He, who had fulfilled God's will in …
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ
Thanksgiving after Chastisement.
The Blood of Sprinkling
In the greatness of your majesty, you overthrow those who rise against you. You unleash your blazing fury; it consumes them like straw.
To the Israelites at the foot of the mountain, the glory of the LORD appeared at the summit like a consuming fire.
The LORD your God is a devouring fire; he is a jealous God.
But recognize today that the LORD your God is the one who will cross over ahead of you like a devouring fire to destroy them. He will subdue them so that you will quickly conquer them and drive them out, just as the LORD has promised.
2 Samuel 22:9
Smoke poured from his nostrils; fierce flames leaped from his mouth. Glowing coals blazed forth from him.
Fire spreads ahead of him and burns up all his foes.
The sinners in Jerusalem shake with fear. Terror seizes the godless. "Who can live with this devouring fire?" they cry. "Who can survive this all-consuming fire?"
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