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Hebrews 12:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— for our God is a consuming fire.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For our God [is] a consuming fire.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— for our God is a consuming fire.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For our God [is] a consuming fire.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For also our God [is] a consuming fire.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, even our God, is a consuming fire.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— for also our God [is] a consuming fire.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For our God is a consuming fire.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For our God is a consuming fire.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— for our God is a devouring fire.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— For our God is a consuming fire.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
1063
{1063} Prime
γάρ
gar
{gar}
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
our 2257
{2257} Prime
ἡμῶν
hemon
{hay-mone'}
Genitive plural of G1473; of (or from) us.
God 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
[is] a consuming 2654
{2654} Prime
καταναλίσκω
katanalisko
{kat-an-al-is'-ko}
From G2596 and G0355; to consume utterly.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
fire. 4442
{4442} Prime
πῦρ
pur
{poor}
A primary word; 'fire' (literally or figuratively, specifically lightning).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Hebrews 12:29

_ _ Greek, “For even”: “for also”; introducing an additional solemn incentive to diligence. Quoted from Deuteronomy 4:24.

_ _ our God — in whom we hope, is also to be feared. He is love (1 John 4:8, 1 John 4:16); yet there is another side of His character; God has wrath against sin (Hebrews 10:27, Hebrews 10:31).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Hebrews 12:18-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Hebrews 12:29

For our God is a consuming fire — in the strictness of his justice, and purity of his holiness.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

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.
Numbers 16:35 And there came out a fire from the LORD, and consumed the two hundred and fifty men that offered incense.
Deuteronomy 4:24 For the LORD thy God [is] a consuming fire, [even] a jealous God.
Deuteronomy 9:3 Understand therefore this day, that the LORD thy God [is] he which goeth over before thee; [as] a consuming fire he shall destroy them, and he shall bring them down before thy face: so shalt thou drive them out, and destroy them quickly, as the LORD hath said unto thee.
Psalms 50:3 Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.
Psalms 97:3 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.
Isaiah 66:15 For, behold, the LORD will come with fire, and with his chariots like a whirlwind, to render his anger with fury, and his rebuke with flames of fire.
Daniel 7:9 I beheld till the thrones were cast down, and the Ancient of days did sit, whose garment [was] white as snow, and the hair of his head like the pure wool: his throne [was like] the fiery flame, [and] his wheels [as] burning fire.
2 Thessalonians 1:8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
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Ex 24:17. Nu 11:1; 16:35. Dt 4:24; 9:3. Ps 50:3; 97:3. Is 66:15. Dn 7:9. 2Th 1:8. He 10:27.

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