New Living Translation
Then the Sovereign LORD showed me another vision. I saw him preparing to punish his people with a great fire. The fire had burned up the depths of the sea and was devouring the entire land.
King James Bible
Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus did the Lord Jehovah shew unto me; and behold, the Lord Jehovah called to contend by fire; and it devoured the great deep, and ate up the inheritance.
World English Bible
Thus the Lord Yahweh showed me and behold, the Lord Yahweh called for judgment by fire; and it dried up the great deep, and would have devoured the land.
Young's Literal Translation
Thus hath the Lord Jehovah shewed me, and lo, the Lord Jehovah is calling to contend by fire, and it consumeth the great deep, yea, it hath consumed the portion, and I say:
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:4 Shewed - In vision. Called - Commanded fire from heaven. A part - Of the land too.
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The Assyrian Captivity
For my anger blazes forth like fire and burns to the depths of the grave. It devours the earth and all its crops and ignites the foundations of the mountains.
See, the LORD is coming with fire, and his swift chariots roar like a whirlwind. He will bring punishment with the fury of his anger and the flaming fire of his hot rebuke.
The LORD will punish the world by fire and by his sword. He will judge the earth, and many will be killed by him.
LORD, help us! The fire has consumed the wilderness pastures, and flames have burned up all the trees.
So I will send down fire on Judah, and all the fortresses of Jerusalem will be destroyed."
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