31 The mighty man will become tinder
    and his work a spark;
both will burn together,
    with no one to quench the fire.(A)

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30 The Lord will cause people to hear his majestic voice(A)
    and will make them see his arm(B) coming down
with raging anger(C) and consuming fire,(D)
    with cloudburst, thunderstorm(E) and hail.(F)

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This third I will put into the fire;(A)
    I will refine them like silver(B)
    and test them like gold.(C)
They will call(D) on my name(E)
    and I will answer(F) them;
I will say, ‘They are my people,’(G)
    and they will say, ‘The Lord is our God.(H)’”

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10 The ax is already at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.(A)

11 “I baptize you with[a] water for repentance.(B) But after me comes one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with[b] the Holy Spirit(C) and fire.(D) 12 His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor, gathering his wheat into the barn and burning up the chaff with unquenchable fire.”(E)

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  1. Matthew 3:11 Or in
  2. Matthew 3:11 Or in
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