Parallel Verses

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."

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."

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.

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.

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 you shall be as an oak whose leaf fades, and as a garden that has no water. 31 The strong will be like tinder, and his work like a spark. They will both burn together, and no one will quench them."



Cross References

Isaiah 66:24

"They shall go forth, and look on the dead bodies of the men who have transgressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they will be loathsome to all mankind."

Judges 15:14

When he came to Lehi, the Philistines shouted as they met him: and the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and the ropes that were on his arms became like 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 the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 9:19

Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts, the land is burnt up; and the people are the fuel for the fire. No one spares his brother.

Isaiah 26:11

The LORD, your hand is lifted up, yet they do not see; but they will see your zeal for the people, and be disappointed. Yes, fire will consume your adversaries.

Isaiah 27:4

Wrath is not in me, but if I should find briers and thorns, I would do battle. I would march on them and I would burn them together.

Isaiah 33:14

The sinners in Zion are afraid. Trembling has seized the godless ones. Who among us can live with the devouring fire? Who among us can live with everlasting burning?

Isaiah 34:9-10

Its streams will be turned into pitch, its dust into sulfur, And its land will become burning pitch.

Isaiah 43:17

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

Isaiah 50:11

Behold, all you who kindle a fire, who adorn yourselves with torches around yourselves; walk in the flame of your fire, and among the brands that you have kindled. You shall have this of my hand; you shall lie down in sorrow.

Ezekiel 20:47-48

and tell the forest of the South, 'Hear the word of the LORD: Thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, I will kindle a fire in you, and it shall devour every green tree in you, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burnt thereby.

Ezekiel 32:21

The strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of Sheol with those who help him: 'They are gone down, they lie 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, will be stubble; and the day that comes will burn them up," says the LORD of hosts, "that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 3:10

"And even now the axe lies at the root of the trees. Therefore, every tree that does not bring forth good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.

Mark 9:43-49

If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off.[note: idiom meaning to stop doing a sin] It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having your two hands to go into hell, into the unquenchable fire,

Revelation 6:14-17

The sky was removed like a scroll when it is rolled up. Every mountain and island were moved out of their places.

Revelation 14:10-11

he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is prepared unmixed in the cup of his anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb.

Revelation 19:20

The beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who worked the signs in his sight, with which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur.

Revelation 20:10

The devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet are also. They will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

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