Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For you will heap burning coals on his head, And the LORD will reward you.

King James Version

For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.

Holman Bible

for you will heap coals on his head, and the Lord will reward you.

International Standard Version

For you'll be piling burning coals of shame on his head and the LORD will reward you.

A Conservative Version

For thou will heap coals of fire upon his head, and LORD will reward thee.

American Standard Version

For thou wilt heap coals of fire upon his head, And Jehovah will reward thee.

Amplified

For in doing so, you will heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord will reward you.

Bible in Basic English

For so you will put coals of fire on his head, and the Lord will give you your reward.

Darby Translation

for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and Jehovah shall reward thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou tookest up coals of fire upon his head, and Jehovah will recompense to thee.

King James 2000

For you shall heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For coals of fire you will heap upon his head, and Yahweh will reward you.

Modern King James verseion

for you shall heap coals of fire upon his head, and Jehovah shall reward you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For so shalt thou heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.

NET Bible

for you will heap coals of fire on his head, and the Lord will reward you.

New Heart English Bible

for you will heap coals of fire on his head, and the LORD will reward you.

The Emphasized Bible

For, burning coals, shalt thou be heaping upon his head, - and, Yahweh, will repay thee.

Webster

For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD will reward thee.

World English Bible

for you will heap coals of fire on his head, and Yahweh will reward you.

Youngs Literal Translation

For coals thou art putting on his head, And Jehovah giveth recompense to thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For thou shalt heap
חתה 
Chathah 
Usage: 4

גּחלת גּחל 
Gechel 
Usage: 18

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

and the Lord

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink; 22 For you will heap burning coals on his head, And the LORD will reward you. 23 The north wind brings forth rain, And a backbiting tongue, an angry countenance.


Cross References

2 Samuel 16:12

"Perhaps the LORD will look on my affliction and return good to me instead of his cursing this day."

Matthew 10:13

"If the house is worthy, give it your blessing of peace. But if it is not worthy, take back your blessing of peace.

1 Corinthians 15:18

Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

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