New International Version
Can a man scoop fire into his lap without his clothes being burned?
King James Bible
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
Darby Bible Translation
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his garments not be burned?
World English Bible
Can a man scoop fire into his lap, and his clothes not be burned?
Young's Literal Translation
Doth a man take fire into his bosom, And are his garments not burnt?
Proverbs 6:27 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Can a man take fire - These were proverbial expressions, the meaning of which was plain to every capacity.
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A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against …
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