New Living Translation
The winds are your messengers; flames of fire are your servants.
King James Bible
Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire:
Darby Bible Translation
Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flame of fire.
World English Bible
He makes his messengers winds; his servants flames of fire.
Young's Literal Translation
Making His messengers -- the winds, His ministers -- the flaming fire.
Psalm 104:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
104:4 Spirits - Of a spiritual or incorporeal nature, that they might be fitter for their employments. Fire - So called for their irresistible force and agility, and fervency in the execution of God's commands.
LibraryThe Confessions of St. Augustin Index of Subjects
Abraham's bosom, 131 and note, 192 (note) Academics Augustin has a leaning towards the philosophy of the, 86 they doubted everything, 86, 88 Academies, the three, 86 (note) Actions of the patriarchs, 65 Adam averted death by partaking of the tree of life, 73 (note) the first and second, 162 (note) Adeodatus, Augustin's son helps his father in writing The Master, 134 and note he is baptized by Ambrose, 134 (note) Adversity the blessing of the New Testament, prosperity …
St. Augustine—The Confessions and Letters of St
O Worship the King, all Glorious Above
The Knowledge of God Conspicuous in the Creation, and Continual Government of the World.
How to Use the Present Life, and the Comforts of It.
Regarding the angels, he says, "He sends his angels like the winds, his servants like flames of fire."
After sending them out, the LORD God stationed mighty cherubim to the east of the Garden of Eden. And he placed a flaming sword that flashed back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.
2 Kings 2:11
As they were walking along and talking, suddenly a chariot of fire appeared, drawn by horses of fire. It drove between the two men, separating them, and Elijah was carried by a whirlwind into heaven.
2 Kings 6:17
Then Elisha prayed, "O LORD, open his eyes and let him see!" The LORD opened the young man's eyes, and when he looked up, he saw that the hillside around Elisha was filled with horses and chariots of fire.
Yes, praise the LORD, you armies of angels who serve him and do his will!
He sends his orders to the world--how swiftly his word flies!
fire and hail, snow and clouds, wind and weather that obey him,
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