Proverbs 6:28

“Can one goe vpon hote coales, and his feete not be burnt?”

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Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?
- King James Version

Or can a man walk on hot coals And his feet not be scorched?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Or can one walk upon hot coals, And his feet not be scorched?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Or may one go on lighted coals, and his feet not be burned?
- Basic English Bible

Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be scorched?
- Darby Bible

Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?
- Webster's Bible

Or can one walk on hot coals, and his feet not be scorched?
- World English Bible

Doth a man walk on the hot coals, And are his feet not scorched?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Or can one walk upon hot coals, and his feet not be scorched?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 6

  • Markwarbrick
    Every Word of God is pure,even so come quickly Lord Jesus.Amen.
  • Molly
    One thing GOD has instructed us not to do which many of us continue to do is become a surety for another. We are not to co-sign for our family, our friends nor our children. It may be hard to say no when loved ones ask. However, it is the commandment of GOD. People find themselves paying for cars, furniture or loans when someone else defaults on what they owe. Obedience will prevent such trouble.
  • Malele
    these is one of the most beautiful and wisely put scripture. it helps one to introspect
  • BSP
    Verses 16 and 17: God outright describes some of the things that he detests. We want to make sure to stay as far away from these things as possible.
  • Mable
    Verse 7 saying you have no one over you you have been doing things own your own. That you want receive a leader to help you.
  • Jacquelyne Stevenson
    Know this that your faith in God will lead you to heaven.

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