Proverbs 26 :21

Proverbs 26 :21 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

King James Version (KJV)

As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

American Standard Version (ASV)

As coals are to hot embers, and wood to fire, So is a contentious man to inflame strife.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Like breath on coals and wood on fire, so a man given to argument gets a fight started.

Webster's Revision

As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

World English Bible

As coals are to hot embers, and wood to fire, so is a contentious man to kindling strife.

English Revised Version (ERV)

As coals are to hot embers, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to inflame strife.

Definitions for Proverbs 26 :21

Contentious - Loving quarrel; fond of strife.

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :21

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 26 :21

Coals - Charcoal.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :21

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