Proverbs 25:22 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
For thou wilt heap coals of fire upon his head, And Jehovah will reward thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
For you will heap burning coals on his head, And the LORD will reward you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD will reward thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and Jehovah shall reward thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
For, burning coals, shalt thou be heaping upon his head,and, Yahweh, will repay thee.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
For coals thou art putting on his head, And Jehovah giveth recompense to thee.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
For thou shalt heap hot coals upon his head, and the Lord will reward thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
For thou shalt heape coales of fire vpon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
for so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee [with] good.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and Yahweh shall reward thee.
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal
relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou
, or (plural) ye
A primitive root; to lay hold
of; especially to pick
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814
Count - 5386
coals of fire
From an unused root meaning to glow
; an ember
Properly the same as H5920
used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above
, or against
(yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
From an unused root apparently meaning to shake
; the head
(as most easily shaken
), whether literally or figuratively (in many applications, of place, time, rank, etc.).
; (the) self Existent
or eternal; Jehovah
, Jewish national name of God.
A primitive root; to be safe
(in mind, body or estate); figuratively to be
; by implication to be friendly
; by extension to reciprocate
(in various applications).
Stem - Piel (See H8840
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 2447
For In so doing, which words are expressed Romans 12:20, where this text is quoted. Thou shalt melt him into repentance, and love.
For thou shalt heap (p) coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.
(p) You will, as if by force, overcome him, in so much that his own conscience will move him to acknowledge the benefits, and his heart will be inflamed.
- Not to consume, but to melt him into kindness; a metaphor taken from smelting metalic ores.
- the LORD[YHWH]:
2 Samuel 16:12 It may be that the LORD will look on mine affliction, and that the LORD will requite me good for his cursing this day.
Matthew 10:13 And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
1 Corinthians 15:18 Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished.
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