Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And the strong shall be as flax, and his work as a spark. And they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

New American Standard Bible

The strong man will become tinder,
His work also a spark.
Thus they shall both burn together
And there will be none to quench them.

King James Version

And the strong shall be as tow, and the maker of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

Holman Bible

The strong one will become tinder,
and his work a spark;
both will burn together,
with no one to quench the flames.

International Standard Version

Your strong one will be like tinder, and your work a spark; both of them will burn together, with no one to quench the flames that burn them."

American Standard Version

And the strong shall be as tow, and his work as a spark; and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

Amplified


The strong man will become tinder,
And his work a spark.
So both will burn together
And there will be none to quench them.

Bible in Basic English

And the strong will be as food for the fire, and his work as a flame; and they will be burned together, with no one to put out the fire.

Darby Translation

And the strong shall be for tow, and his work a spark; and they shall both burn together, and there shall be none to quench them.

Julia Smith Translation

And the strong was for tow, and his work for a spark, and they two were burnt together, and none quenching.

King James 2000

And the strong shall be as tinder, and the work of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them .

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the strong [man] shall become like tinder, and his work like a spark. And both of them shall burn together, and there is not one to quench [them]."

Modern King James verseion

And the strong shall be like tow, and the maker of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall put them out.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And as for the glory of your graven images, it shall be turned to dry straw, and he that made them to a spark. And they shall both burn together, so that no man shall be able to quench them.

NET Bible

The powerful will be like a thread of yarn, their deeds like a spark; both will burn together, and no one will put out the fire.

New Heart English Bible

The strong will be like tinder, and his work like a spark. They will both burn together, and no one will quench them."

The Emphasized Bible

Then shall the strong one become tow, And his work a spark, - And they shall both blaze together And there be none to quench the fire.

Webster

And the strong shall be as tow, and the maker of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

World English Bible

The strong will be like tinder, and his work like a spark. They will both burn together, and no one will quench them."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the strong hath been for tow, And his work for a spark, And burned have both of them together, And there is none quenching!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the strong
חסן 
Chacon 
Usage: 2

shall be as tow
נערת 
N@`oreth 
tow
Usage: 2

and the maker
פּעל 
Po`al 
Usage: 37

of it as a spark
ניצוץ 
Niytsowts 
Usage: 1

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

בּער 
Ba`ar 
Usage: 94

יחד 
Yachad 
Usage: 141

כּבה 
Kabah 
Usage: 24

References

Context Readings

Purification Of Jerusalem

30 For ye shall be as an oak whose leaf fades, and as a garden that has no water. 31 And the strong shall be as flax, and his work as a spark. And they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.



Cross References

Isaiah 66:24

And they shall go forth, and look upon the dead bodies of the men who have transgressed against me. For their worm shall not die, nor shall their fire be quenched, and they shall be an abhorring to all flesh.

Judges 15:14

When he came to Lehi, the Philistines shouted as they met him. And the Spirit of LORD came mightily upon him, and the ropes that were upon his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands dropped from off his hands.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and as the dry grass sinks down in the flame, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust, because they have rejected the law of LORD of hosts, an

Isaiah 9:19

Through the wrath of LORD of hosts is the land burnt up, and the people are as the fuel of fire; no man spares his brother.

Isaiah 26:11

LORD, thy hand is lifted up, yet they do not see. But they shall see [thy] zeal for the people, and be put to shame. Yea, fire shall devour thine adversaries.

Isaiah 27:4

Wrath is not in me. Would that the briers and thorns were against me in battle! I would march upon them. I would burn them together.

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid. Trembling has seized the profane. Who among us can dwell with the devouring fire? Who among us can dwell with everlasting burnings?

Isaiah 34:9-10

And the streams of [Edom] shall be turned into pitch, and the dust of it into brimstone. And the land thereof shall become burning pitch.

Isaiah 43:17

who brings forth the chariot and horse, the army and the mighty man (they lay down together; they shall not rise; they are extinct; they are quenched as a wick):

Isaiah 50:11

Behold, all ye who kindle a fire, who gird yourselves about with firebrands, walk ye in the flame of your fire, and among the brands that ye have kindled. This ye shall have from my hand. Ye shall lie down in sorrow.

Ezekiel 20:47-48

And say to the forest of the South, Hear the word of LORD. Thus says lord LORD: Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree. The flaming flame shall not be quenched, and al

Ezekiel 32:21

The strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of Sheol with those who help him. They have gone down. They lay still, even the uncircumcised, slain by the sword.

Malachi 4:1

For, behold, the day comes, it burns as a furnace, and all the proud, and all who work wickedness, shall be stubble. And the day that comes shall burn them up, says LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 3:10

And even now the axe is laid at the root of the trees. Every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.

Mark 9:43-49

And if thy hand may cause thee to stumble, cut it off. It is good for thee to enter into life maimed, than having thy two hands to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,

Revelation 6:14-17

And the sky departed as a scroll being rolled up. And every mountain and island were moved out of their places.

Revelation 14:10-11

he also himself will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which was mixed undiluted in the cup of his anger. And he will be tormented with fire and brimstone before the holy agents and before the Lamb.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was taken, and the FALSE prophet with it who did the signs in its sight by which he led astray those who received the mark of the beast and those who worship its image. The two were thrown alive into the lake of fire

Revelation 20:10

And the devil who leads them astray was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where also were the beast and the FALSE prophet. And they will be tormented day and night into the ages of the ages.

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