Jeremiah 23:29
Good News Translation
My message is like a fire and like a hammer that breaks rocks in pieces.

Contemporary English Version
My words are a powerful fire; they are a hammer that shatters rocks.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Are not my words as a fire, saith the Lord: and as a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

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Are not my words as a fire, saith the Lord: and as a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

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Jeremiah 5:14 Thus saith the Lord the God of hosts: because you have spoken this word, behold I will make my words in thy mouth as fire, and this people as wood, and it shall devour them.

Jeremiah 20:9 Then I said: I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: and there came in my heart as a burning fire, shut up in my bones, and I was wearied, not being able to bear it.

Luke 24:32 And they said one to the other: Was not our heart burning within us, whilst he spoke in the way and opened to us the scriptures?

John 6:63 It is the spirit that quickeneth: the flesh profiteth nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

Acts 2:3,37 And there appeared to them parted tongues, as it were of fire: and it sat upon every one of them. . . .

2 Corinthians 2:16 To the one indeed the odour of death unto death: but to the others the odour of life unto life. And for these things who is so sufficient?

2 Corinthians 10:4,5 For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty to God, unto the pulling down of fortifications, destroying counsels, . . .

Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and effectual and more piercing than any two edged sword; and reaching unto the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Revelation 11:5 And if any man will hurt them, fire shall come out of their mouths and shall devour their enemies. And if any man will hurt them, in this manner must he be slain.

Context
Lying Prophets
28The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream: and he that hath my word, let him speak my word with truth: what hath the chaff to do with the wheat, saith the Lord? 29Are not my words as a fire, saith the Lord: and as a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?30Therefore behold I am against the prophets, saith the Lord: who steal my words every one from his neighbour.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 10:4
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty to God, unto the pulling down of fortifications, destroying counsels,

2 Corinthians 10:5
And every height that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God: and bringing into captivity every understanding unto the obedience of Christ:

Hebrews 4:12
For the word of God is living and effectual and more piercing than any two edged sword; and reaching unto the division of the soul and the spirit, of the joints also and the marrow: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Jeremiah 5:14
Thus saith the Lord the God of hosts: because you have spoken this word, behold I will make my words in thy mouth as fire, and this people as wood, and it shall devour them.

Jeremiah 20:9
Then I said: I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: and there came in my heart as a burning fire, shut up in my bones, and I was wearied, not being able to bear it.

Hosea 6:5
For this reason have I hewed them by the prophets, I have slain them by the words of my mouth: and thy judgments shall go forth as the light.

Additional Translations
Is not My word like fire, declares the LORD, and like a hammer that smashes a rock?”Is not my word like as a fire? said the LORD; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

Is not my word like fire? saith Jehovah; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Behold, are not my words as fire? saith the Lord; and as an axe cutting the rock?

Is not my word like a fire, saith Jehovah; and like a hammer [that] breaketh the rock in pieces?

Is not my word like as fire? saith the LORD; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Is not my word like a fire? saith the LORD? and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Isn't my word like fire? says Yahweh; and like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

Is it not thus? My word is as a fire, An affirmation of Jehovah. And as a hammer -- it breaketh in pieces a rock.
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