Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar.

New American Standard Bible

Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a burning coal in his hand, which he had taken from the altar with tongs.

King James Version

Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:

Holman Bible

Then one of the seraphim flew to me, and in his hand was a glowing coal that he had taken from the altar with tongs.

International Standard Version

Then one of the seraphim flew to me, carrying a burning coal in his hand that he had taken from the altar with tongs.

A Conservative Version

Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar.

American Standard Version

Then flew one of the seraphim unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:

Amplified

Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a burning coal in his hand, which he had taken from the altar with tongs.

Bible in Basic English

Then a winged one came to me with a burning coal in his hand, which he had taken from off the altar with the fire-spoon.

Darby Translation

And one of the seraphim flew unto me, and he had in his hand a glowing coal, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar;

Julia Smith Translation

And one from the seraphs will fly to me, and in his hand a hot stone, he took with the tongs from off the altar:

King James 2000

Then flew one of the seraphim unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then one of the seraphs flew to me, and in his hand [was] a hot coal he had taken from the altar with tongs.

Modern King James verseion

Then one of the seraphs flew to me, having a live coal in his hand, snatched with tongs from the altar.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then flew one of the Seraphims unto me, having a hot coal in his hand, which he had taken from the altar with the tongs,

NET Bible

But then one of the seraphs flew toward me. In his hand was a hot coal he had taken from the altar with tongs.

New Heart English Bible

Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar.

The Emphasized Bible

Then flew unto me one of the seraphim, And in his hand, a live coal, - With tongs, had he taken it from off the altar.

Webster

Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:

Youngs Literal Translation

And flee unto me doth one of the seraphs, and in his hand a burning coal, (with tongs he hath taken it from off the altar,)

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עוּף 
`uwph 
Usage: 28

one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

of the seraphims
שׂרף 
Saraph 
Usage: 7

רצפּה 
Ritspah 
Usage: 8

in his hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

with the tongs
מלקח מלקח 
melqach 
Usage: 6

Context Readings

Isaiah's Commission

5 Then I said, "Woe is me! For I am undone, because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for my eyes have seen the King, Yahweh of Armies!" 6 Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar. 7 He touched my mouth with it, and said, "Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away, and your sin forgiven."


Cross References

Revelation 8:3-5

Another angel came and stood over the altar, having a golden censer. Much incense was given to him, that he should add it to the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar which was before the throne.

Leviticus 16:12

He shall take a censer full of coals of fire from off the altar before Yahweh, and two handfuls of sweet incense beaten small, and bring it within the veil:

Isaiah 6:2

Above him stood the seraphim. Each one had six wings. With two he covered his face. With two he covered his feet. With two he flew.

Ezekiel 10:2

He spoke to the man clothed in linen, and said, Go in between the whirling [wheels], even under the cherub, and fill both your hands with coals of fire from between the cherubim, and scatter them over the city. He went in as I watched.

Daniel 9:21-23

yes, while I was speaking in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening offering.

Matthew 3:11

I indeed baptize you in water for repentance, but he who comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit.

Acts 2:3

Tongues like fire appeared and were distributed to them, and one sat on each of them.

Hebrews 1:7

Of the angels he says, "Who makes his angels winds, and his servants a flame of fire."

Hebrews 1:14

Aren't they all serving spirits, sent out to do service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation?

Hebrews 9:22-26

According to the law, nearly everything is cleansed with blood, and apart from shedding of blood there is no remission.

Hebrews 13:10

We have an altar from which those who serve the holy tabernacle have no right to eat.

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