Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Like a madman who throws Firebrands, arrows and death,

King James Version

As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,

Holman Bible

Like a madman who throws flaming darts and deadly arrows,

International Standard Version

Like the maniac who shoots fiery darts and deadly arrows

A Conservative Version

As a madman who casts firebrands, arrows, and death,

American Standard Version

As a madman who casteth firebrands, Arrows, and death,

Amplified

Like a madman who casts firebrands, arrows, and death,

Bible in Basic English

As one who is off his head sends about flaming sticks and arrows of death,

Darby Translation

As a madman who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As a mad man who casts firebrands, arrows, and death,

Julia Smith Translation

As a madman casting fiery darts, arrows and death,

King James 2000

As a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like a maniac who shoots firebrands, arrows, and death,

Modern King James verseion

or like a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as one shooteth deadly arrows and darts out of a privy place, even so doth a dissembler with his neighbour.

NET Bible

Like a madman who shoots firebrands and deadly arrows,

New Heart English Bible

Like a madman who shoots firebrands, arrows, and death,

The Emphasized Bible

As a madman throwing firebrands, arrows and death,

Webster

As a mad man who casteth fire-brands, arrows, and death,

World English Bible

Like a madman who shoots torches, arrows, and death,

Youngs Literal Translation

As one pretending to be feeble, Who is casting sparks, arrows, and death,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As a mad
לההּ 
Lahahh 
Usage: 2

זק זק זיקה 
Ziyqah (BR23.50.11) 
Usage: 7

חץ 
Chets 
Usage: 53

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

All About Fools

17 Like one who takes a dog by the ears Is he who passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him. 18 Like a madman who throws Firebrands, arrows and death, 19 So is the man who deceives his neighbor, And says, "Was I not joking?"



Cross References

Genesis 49:23

"The archers bitterly attacked him, And shot at him and harassed him;

Proverbs 7:23

Until an arrow pierces through his liver; As a bird hastens to the snare, So he does not know that it will cost him his life.

Proverbs 25:18

Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow Is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.

Isaiah 50:11

Behold, all you who kindle a fire, Who encircle yourselves with firebrands, Walk in the light of your fire And among the brands you have set ablaze This you will have from My hand: You will lie down in torment.

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