New International Version
As fire consumes the forest or a flame sets the mountains ablaze,
King James Bible
As the fire burneth a wood, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire;
Darby Bible Translation
As fire burneth a forest, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire,
World English Bible
As the fire that burns the forest, as the flame that sets the mountains on fire,
Young's Literal Translation
As a fire doth burn a forest, And as a flame setteth hills on fire,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The flame setteth the mountains on fire - This may refer to the burning of the straw and chaff, after the grain was threshed and winnowed. And as their threshing-floors were situated often on the hills or mountains, to take the advantage of the wind, the setting the mountains on fire may refer to the burning of the chaff, etc., in those places. Let them be like stubble driven away by the wind, and burnt by the fire.
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Mount Sinai was covered with smoke, because the LORD descended on it in fire. The smoke billowed up from it like smoke from a furnace, and the whole mountain trembled violently.
For a fire will be kindled by my wrath, one that burns down to the realm of the dead below. It will devour the earth and its harvests and set afire the foundations of the mountains.
Surely wickedness burns like a fire; it consumes briers and thorns, it sets the forest thickets ablaze, so that it rolls upward in a column of smoke.
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