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Proverbs 6:27

    Proverbs 6:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Can a man take fire in his bosom, And his clothes not be burned?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    May a man take fire to his breast without burning his clothing?

    Webster's Revision

    Can a man take fire in his bosom, And his clothes not be burned?

    World English Bible

    Can a man scoop fire into his lap, and his clothes not be burned?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 6:27

    Can a man take fire - These were proverbial expressions, the meaning of which was plain to every capacity.