Hebrews 12:29
New International Version
for our “God is a consuming fire.”

New Living Translation
For our God is a devouring fire.

English Standard Version
for our God is a consuming fire.

Berean Study Bible
“For our God is a consuming fire.”

Berean Literal Bible
For also, our God is a consuming fire.

King James Bible
For our God is a consuming fire.

New King James Version
For our God is a consuming fire.

New American Standard Bible
for our God is a consuming fire.

NASB 1995
for our God is a consuming fire.

NASB 1977
for our God is a consuming fire.

Amplified Bible
for our God is [indeed] a consuming fire.

Christian Standard Bible
for our God is a consuming fire.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for our God is a consuming fire.

American Standard Version
for our God is a consuming fire.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For our God is a consuming fire.

Contemporary English Version
Our God is like a destructive fire!

Douay-Rheims Bible
For our God is a consuming fire.

English Revised Version
for our God is a consuming fire.

Good News Translation
because our God is indeed a destroying fire.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After all, our God is a destructive fire.

International Standard Version
For "our God is an all-consuming fire."

Literal Standard Version
for our God [is] also a consuming fire.

NET Bible
For our God is indeed a devouring fire.

New Heart English Bible
for our God is a consuming fire.

Weymouth New Testament
For our God is also 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.

Additional Translations ...
Context
An Unshakable Kingdom
28Therefore, since we are receiving an unshakable kingdom, let us be filled with gratitude, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe. 29 For our God is a consuming fire.”

Cross References
Exodus 15:7
You overthrew Your adversaries by Your great majesty. You unleashed Your burning wrath; it consumed them like stubble.

Exodus 24:17
And the sight of the glory of the LORD was like a consuming fire on the mountaintop in the eyes of the Israelites.

Deuteronomy 4:24
For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.

Deuteronomy 9:3
But understand that today the LORD your God goes across ahead of you as a consuming fire; He will destroy them and subdue them before you. And you will drive them out and annihilate them swiftly, as the LORD has promised you.

2 Samuel 22:9
Smoke rose from His nostrils, and consuming fire came from His mouth; glowing coals blazed forth.

Psalm 97:3
Fire goes before Him and consumes His foes on every side.

Isaiah 33:14
The sinners in Zion are afraid; trembling grips the ungodly: "Who of us can dwell with a consuming fire? Who of us can dwell with everlasting flames?"


Treasury of Scripture

For our God is a consuming fire.

Hebrews 10:27
But a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries.

Exodus 24:17
And the sight of the glory of the LORD was like devouring fire on the top of the mount in the eyes of the children of Israel.

Numbers 11:1
And when the people complained, it displeased the LORD: and the LORD heard it; and his anger was kindled; and the fire of the LORD burnt among them, and consumed them that were in the uttermost parts of the camp.









(29) A quotation from Deuteronomy 4:24. There these words follow a solemn warning against idolatry. This passage then belongs to the same class as Hebrews 10:27-28; Hebrews 10:30. (See the Notes.)



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

our
ἡμῶν (hēmōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

God
Θεὸς (Theos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

[is a] consuming
καταναλίσκον (katanaliskon)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2654: To use up, spend, consume (as with fire). From kata and analisko; to consume utterly.

fire.
πῦρ (pyr)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4442: Fire; the heat of the sun, lightning; fig: strife, trials; the eternal fire. A primary word; 'fire'.


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