Parallel Strong'sHolman Christian Standard BibleSo too, though the tongue is a small part of the body, it boasts great things. Consider how large a forest a small fire ignites.
New American Standard BibleSo also the tongue is a small part of the body, and [yet] it boasts of great things. See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!
King James BibleEven so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
Parallel VersesInternational Standard Version
In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it can boast of great achievements. A huge forest can be set on fire by a little flame.
American Standard Version
So the tongue also is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how much wood is kindled by how small a fire!
Young's Literal Translation
so also the tongue is a little member, and doth boast greatly; lo, a little fire how much wood it doth kindle!
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