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Fire and brimstone

Fire
and
brimstone
is an acrostic for fab.

Definition of the noun fire and brimstone

What does fire and brimstone mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. (Old Testament) God's means of destroying sinners
    • example: his sermons were full of fire and brimstone
    • domain: Old Testament
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic terms: damnation / eternal damnation = the state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell

Alternative definition of the noun fire and brimstone

noun

  1. The traditional punishments of Hell.

Definition of the adjective fire and brimstone

What does fire and brimstone mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Referencing the power or wrath of God.
  2. [pejorative] Stereotypical descriptive for a charismatic clergyman who stresses the power or wrath of God, literal interpretation of the Bible and traditional punishments of Hell.

Music

  1. "Fire And Brimstone" a.k.a. "Fire & Brimstone" is a musical album of Principality of Hell.
    • released on
  2. "Fire and Brimstone" is a composition.

Writings

"Fire And Brimstone" a.k.a. "Fire & Brimstone": Fire & Brimstone is a book written by Laurinda D. Brown.

  • genre: Fiction
  • released in (13 years ago)
  • award: - Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Debut Fiction nomination for Laurinda D. Brown

Miscellanea

  1. Fire and brimstone is an idiomatic expression of signs of God's wrath in the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. In the Bible, they often appear in reference to the fate of the unfaithful. "Brimstone," the archaic name for sulfur, evokes the acrid odor of volcanic activity. The term is also used, sometimes pejoratively, to describe a style of Christian preaching that uses vivid descriptions of judgment and eternal damnation to encourage repentance.
  2. Fire and Brimstone is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

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Google previewBenedicaria- Magical Catholicism (2006)

by Vito Quattrocchi

Fire and brimstone is the prominent composition of Hell. These noxious fumes are used in Fattura or black magic to invoke demonic forces. So, striking matches to light candles which have been blessed would seem counter-productive.

Google previewBiblical and Theological Bible Dictionary (2015)

by Watson, Richard

Fire and brimstone are representedin many passages of Scripture as the elements by which God punishes the wicked; both in this life, and another. Thereis in this amanifest allusion to the overthrow of the cities of the plain of the Jordan, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels (2015)

by Hastings, James

Fire and brimstone are representedin many passages of Scripture as the elements by which God punishes the wicked; both in this life, and another. Thereis in this amanifest allusion to the overthrow of the cities of the plain of the Jordan, ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion (2012)

by Andrew Delahunty, Sheila Dignen

fire and brimstone 136 So off we went, at 1am, down to the Black Warrior at Lock 5, took off our clothes and slipped into the water. It was real Huckleberry Finn stuff . Not an electric light to be seen, just the faint blue glow of the sky and the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

fire and brimstone torment in hell; often with biblical allusion, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Hell (2015)

by Miriam Van Scott

Fire and brimstone is a common symbol of infernal IMAGERY used to denote hell.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions (1999)

by Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber

fire and brimstone The torments suffered by sinners in hell. From the New Testament Book of Revelation.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

fivgertip finish finished fire and brimstone flatter flatter to deceive encourage on insufficient grounds and cause. point the finger openly accuse someone or apportion blame. 1998 Spectator Reason suggests that one should point the finger at ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2010)

by Julia Cresswell

The phrase fire and brimstone is a traditional description of the torments of hell. In the biblical book of Revelation there is a reference to 'a lake of fire burning with brimstone'. Brimstone [OE] is an Old word for sulphur, and literally means ...

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