Proverbs 6:27
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Can a manאִ֓ישׁ
376: manfrom an unused word
2846: to snatch upa prim. root
784: a firea prim. root
in his bosomבְּחֵיקֹ֑ו
2436: bosomfrom an unused word
And his clothesוּ֝בְגָדָ֗יו
899b: a garment, coveringfrom bagad
not be burned?תִשָּׂרַֽפְנָה׃
8313: to burna prim. root

KJV Lexicon
Can a man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
chathah  (khaw-thaw')
to lay hold of; especially to pick up fire -- heap, take (away).
'esh  (aysh)
fire -- burning, fiery, fire, flaming, hot.
in his bosom
cheyq  (khake)
the bosom -- bosom, bottom, lap, midst, within.
and his clothes
beged  (behg'-ed)
a covering, i.e. clothing; also treachery or pillage -- apparel, cloth(-es, ing), garment, lap, rag, raiment, robe, very (treacherously), vesture, wardrobe.
not be burned
saraph  (saw-raf')
to be (causatively, set) on fire -- (cause to, make a) burn(-ing), up) kindle, utterly.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Can a man take fire in his bosom And his clothes not be burned?

King James Bible
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can a man embrace fire and his clothes not be burned?

International Standard Version
Can a man scoop fire into his bosom without burning his clothes?

NET Bible
Can a man hold fire against his chest without burning his clothes?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Does a man put fire in his bosom and do his garments not burn?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Can a man carry fire in his lap without burning his clothes?

King James 2000 Bible
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
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