The Lord spoke face to face with you at the mountain, from the middle of the fire.
He did not remove the pillar of cloud by day nor the pillar of fire by night from before the people. 1
and the sons of Aaron, the priest, 1 must put fire on the altar and arrange wood on the fire.
When the people cried to Moses, he 1 prayed to the Lord, and the fire died out. 2
Have a people ever heard the voice of God speaking from the middle of fire, as you yourselves have, and lived to tell about it?
After the earthquake, there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. After the fire, there was a soft whisper. 1
I will send men against it to destroy it 1 with their axes and hatchets. They will hack up its fine cedar panels and columns and throw them into the fire.
Pile up the bones, kindle the fire; cook the meat well, mix in the spices, let the bones be charred.
The mountains will disintegrate 1 beneath him, and the valleys will be split in two. 2 The mountains will melt 3 like wax in a fire, the rocks will slide down like water cascading down a steep slope. 4
“I will not overlook, 1 O sinful house, the dishonest gain you have hoarded away, 2 or the smaller-than-standard measure I hate so much. 3
As soon as Jehudi had read three or four columns 1 of the scroll, the king 2 would cut them off with a penknife 3 and throw them on the fire in the firepot. He kept doing so until the whole scroll was burned up in the fire. 4
Abraham took the wood for the burnt offering and put it on his son Isaac. Then he took the fire and the knife in his hand, 1 and the two of them walked on together.
Isaac said to his father Abraham, 1 “My father?” “What is it, 2 my son?” he replied. “Here is the fire and the wood,” Isaac said, 3 “but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?”
Then the sons of Aaron, the priests, must arrange the parts with the head and the suet 1 on the wood that is in the fire on the altar. 2
Next, the one presenting the offering 1 must cut it into parts, with its head and its suet, and the priest must arrange them on the wood which is in the fire, on the altar.
Then the sons of Aaron must offer it up in smoke on the altar atop the burnt offering that is on the wood in the fire as a gift of a soothing aroma to the Lord. 1
He must then put the incense on the fire before the Lord, and the cloud of incense will cover the atonement plate which is above the ark of the testimony, 1 so that he will not die. 2
“Tell 1 Eleazar son of Aaron the priest to pick up 2 the censers out of the flame, for they are holy, and then scatter the coals of fire 3 at a distance.
The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them and Korah at the time that company died, when the fire consumed 250 men. So they became a warning.
Then the Lord spoke to you from the middle of the fire; you heard speech but you could not see anything – only a voice was heard. 1