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Proverbs 6:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Or can one walk upon hot coals, And his feet not be scorched?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Or can a man walk on hot coals And his feet not be scorched?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be scorched?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Or can a man walk upon hot coals, and, his feet, not be burned?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Doth a man walk on the hot coals, And are his feet not scorched?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Or can he walk upon hot coals, and his feet not be burnt?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Can one goe vpon hote coales, and his feete not be burnt?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— or will any one walk on coals of fire, and not burn his feet?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Can x518
(0518) Complement
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
one 376
{0376} Prime
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); 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.).
go 1980
{1980} Prime
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
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, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
hot coals, 1513
{1513} Prime
From an unused root meaning to glow or kindle; an ember.
and his feet 7272
{7272} Prime
From H7270; a foot (as used in walking); by implication a step; by euphemism the pudenda.
not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
be burned? 3554
{3554} Prime
A primitive root; properly to prick or penetrate; hence to blister (as smarting or eating into).
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:27-29.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:20-35.

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