“In the greatness of your majesty(A)
    you threw down those who opposed you.
You unleashed your burning anger;(B)
    it consumed(C) them like stubble.

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18 Mount Sinai was covered with smoke,(A) because the Lord descended on it in fire.(B) The smoke billowed up from it like smoke from a furnace,(C) and the whole mountain[a] trembled(D) violently.

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  1. Exodus 19:18 Most Hebrew manuscripts; a few Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint and all the people
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The Mountain of Fear and the Mountain of Joy

18 You have not come to a mountain that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storm;(A)

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29 for our “God is a consuming fire.”[a](A)

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  1. Hebrews 12:29 Deut. 4:24
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