Deuteronomy 4:24

“For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the Lord thy God is a consuming fire, euen a iealous God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For the LORD your God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For Jehovah thy God is a devouring fire, a jealous God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the Lord your God is an all-burning fire, and he will not let the honour which is his be given to any other.
- Basic English Bible

For Jehovah thy God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.
- Darby Bible

For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God.
- Webster's Bible

For Yahweh your God is a devouring fire, a jealous God.
- World English Bible

for Jehovah thy God is a fire consuming -- a zealous God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the LORD thy God is a devouring fire, a jealous God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 4:24


4:24 A consuming fire - A just and terrible God, who, notwithstanding his special relation to thee, will severely punish thee, if thou provoke him. A jealous God - Who being espoused to thee, will be highly incensed against thee, (if thou follow after other lovers, or commit whoredom with idols) and will bear no rival or partner.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 4:24

  • It is scary and also a warning. This is a prophecy for modern Israelite nations to heed. If we turn from the God of Israel in the latter days after God has bestowed upon us all the blessings that are totally undiserved, we will reap the rewards from that turning away, from the very God and only God that gives us life and breath. The Lord God will drive us unto our enemies, right back into "Eygpt ", national slavery ! Just as it happened before as shown in scripture, written down and given to us for an example too heed.
  • Roel Lafuente for verse 24
    I thank so much and am forever grateful to my Omnipotent, Omniscient,Omnipresent God that all these particular verses. are proof of His Omnipresent Omnipotent, Omniscient, everlasting love, mercy and justice. That in my very little understanding. The verse "Vengeance is Mine " Should settle me down now after reading,knowing these ever pure powerful,and alive 22 verses to wait patiently for the fulfillment of all His intended Purposes and dreams in perfecting the faithfully enduring endtime saints through the fire of HIS Love . That at that dreadful day of reckoning. He will settle all issues and works and scores done in the body and spirit by all men since the time of Adam which are laid totally bare in front of Him since the beginning of time. May the best last generation of God 's faithful enduring endtime servants who in their little wisdom and little strength left receive the full reward of all their proactive choices of fulfilling God 's hopefully perfect will and the salvation of the remnants, when fair justice is finally, ultimately served . God bless us all. coworkers of Jesus.

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