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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Our God shall come, and shall not keepe silence: a fire shall deuoure before him, and it shalbe very tempestuous round about him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

May our God come and not keep silence; Fire devours before Him, And it is very tempestuous around Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Our God cometh, and doth not keep silence: A fire devoureth before him, And it is very tempestuous round about him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Our God will come, and will not keep quiet; with fire burning before him, and storm-winds round him.
- Basic English Bible

Our God will come, and will not keep silence: fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.
- Darby Bible

Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous around him.
- Webster's Bible

Our God comes, and does not keep silent. A fire devours before him. It is very stormy around him.
- World English Bible

Our God cometh, and is not silent, Fire before Him doth devour, And round about him it hath been very tempestuous.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Our God cometh, and doth not keep silence; a fire devoureth before Him, and round about Him it stormeth mightily.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 50:3


50:3 Our God - The prophet speaks this in the persons of the worshippers of God. Though he be our God, yet he will come to execute judgment upon us. Cease - Or delay to sit in judgment. Tempestuous - This is a farther description of that terrible majesty, wherewith God would clothe himself when he came to his tribunal.


Discussion for Psalms 50

  • Dennis
    Truely the word of God is sweet
  • Irene123
    V. 1 - "A psalm of Asaph ..... "; 1 Chron. 16:5
  • Veronica
    God is refuge strength always merciful full of compassion still ready waiting to forgive.
  • Verna
    I, think God is telling us too be still, and no that he is God Amight. Give him the praise all the time!!!. Amen
  • Pretty
    God's faithfulness is forever. His words are sure. He is able to do all things. Whatsoever things negative one is experiencing, call upon GOD, He will deliver u and give u peace because every power belongs to Him. Praise GOD.
  • Florence
    we must not worry as the world does. The WORD saids not to lean on our own understanding;but trust in the LORD!!! It works!

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