Hebrews 12:29

“For our God is a consuming fire.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For our God is a consuming fire.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for our God is a consuming fire.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for our God is a consuming fire.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For our God is an all-burning fire.
- Basic English Bible

For also our God [is] a consuming fire.
- Darby Bible

For our God is a consuming fire.
- Webster's Bible

For our God is also a consuming fire.
- Weymouth Bible

for our God is a consuming fire.
- World English Bible

For oure God is fier that wastith.
- Wycliffe Bible

for also our God [is] a consuming fire.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Hebrews 12:29


12:29 For our God is a consuming fire - in the strictness of his justice, and purity of his holiness.


People's Bible Notes for Hebrews 12:29


Heb 12:29 For our God [is] a consuming fire. Because, while God is very merciful and loving, he will not overlook willful disobedience, but will destroy those who despise his commandments.

Discussion for Hebrews 12

  • Unshaken
    A powerful message from our brother Banabus. We must be sifted of our impurities by the Word, brothers and sisters. Submit to the higher powers and be washed in the Blood. Become a living sacrifice at the alter, for anything that we grasp onto will be sacrificed as Abraham was so commanded with his lone heir. Look unto the heavens and be guided by a most merciful God, who is the true Father
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:2 LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH WHO FOR THE JOY THAT WAS SET BEFORE HIM --- ENDURED THE CROSS --- DESPISING THE SHAME AND IS SET DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE --- THRONE OF GOD --- HEBREWS 5:9 AND BEING MADE PERFECT --- HE --- BECAME THE AUTHOR OF ETERNAL SALVATION UNTO ALL THEM THAT OBEY HIM
  • Steve morrow
    HEBREWS 12:17 FOR YOU KNOW HOW THAT AFTERWARD WHEN HE WOULD HAVE INHERITED THE BLESSING THE BLESSING HE WAS REJECTED FOR HE FOUND NO PLACE OF REPENTANCE THOUGH HE SOUGHT IT CAREFULLY WITH TEARS
  • Lilian
    Wherefore we recieving Kingdom which cannot be move let us have by grace whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and Godly fear Amen thanks to the blood Jesus
  • Lucinda Hardman
    Jesus says in John 8:47 that His own people were not able to understand Him because they had sin in their lives. Please be prayerful about telling people to know or believe Christ has nothing to do with sin because they must acknowledge they are a sinner ask for forgiveness and follow his godly example that what proves that we know Him out character. That why the Scribes hated Him Him read these scriptures. If this thing to know Jesus wasn't about us sinning why did He come. He came to turn us to Him yes but by exposing the truth that we're sinful with His blood was for the remission of sins. It can only be cancelled if people receive Him by acknowledging first they are sinners. That what all the disciples went to preach. He saved Mary Magdalene but said 'Go and sin no more.' That's why so many people are confused. We must love help and yes people should see Jesus in the right light. Believe He is tell them but why do we leave out, 'Go and sin no more.' It's His word and to know Him is for Him to help them with their struggles. Cause if sis isn't and issue then the world must be getting better cause there's a lot of killing, sexual sin, lying and etc, etc but God said we would not inherit the kingdom if we continue on this path. ,2nd Timothy chapter 3. So yes change our minds to know Christ but go and sin no more. Be blessed!
  • Faith
    My friend told me that judgement day will never come, but she's wrong. As I know Faith is stronger than fear. You just have to laugh at fear. Laughter and happiness is stronger than anything.

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