Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


Like a madman who throws
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,

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 He who passes by, [and] meddles with strife not his, [is like] he who takes a dog by the ears. 18 As a madman who casts firebrands, arrows, and death, 19 so is the man who deceives his neighbor, and says, Am I not in sport?



Cross References

Genesis 49:23

The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and persecute him,

Proverbs 7:23

till an arrow strikes through his liver, as a bird hastens to the snare. And he does not know that it is for his life.

Proverbs 25:18

A man who bears FALSE witness against his neighbor is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow.

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.

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