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Proverbs 26:18

    Proverbs 26:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    As a mad man who casts firebrands, arrows, and death,

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    As a madman who casteth firebrands, Arrows, and death,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    As one who is off his head sends about flaming sticks and arrows of death,

    Webster's Revision

    As a madman who casteth firebrands, Arrows, and death,

    World English Bible

    Like a madman who shoots torches, arrows, and death,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    As a madman who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death;

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 26:18

    The teacher cuts off the plea which people make when they have hurt their neighbor by lies, that they "did not mean mischief," that they were "only in fun." Such jesting is like that of the madman flinging firebrands or arrows.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 26:18

    26:18 And death - Any instruments of death.