Psalms 18:8

“There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

There went vp a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth deuoured, coales were kindled by it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Smoke went up out of His nostrils, And fire from His mouth devoured; Coals were kindled by it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, And fire out of his mouth devoured: Coals were kindled by it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

There went up a smoke from his nose, and a fire of destruction from his mouth: flames were lighted by it.
- Basic English Bible

There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals burned forth from it.
- Darby Bible

There went up a smoke out of his nostrils, and fire out of his mouth devoured: coals were kindled by it.
- Webster's Bible

Smoke went out of his nostrils. Consuming fire came out of his mouth. Coals were kindled by it.
- World English Bible

Gone up hath smoke by His nostrils, And fire from His mouth consumeth, Coals have been kindled by it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(18:9) Smoke arose up in His nostrils, and fire out of His mouth did devour; coals flamed forth from Him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 18:8


18:8 There went, &c. - All these seem to be figurative expressions, denoting the greatness of his anger.


Discussion for Psalms 18:8

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