Proverbs 6:28
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New American Standard Bible
Or can a man walk on hot coals And his feet not be scorched?

King James Bible
Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned?

Darby Bible Translation
Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be scorched?

World English Bible
Or can one walk on hot coals, and his feet not be scorched?

Young's Literal Translation
Doth a man walk on the hot coals, And are his feet not scorched?

Proverbs 6:28 Parallel
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In order that we may be persuaded so to do, Solomon gives us three telling reasons. He says that God's law, by which I understand the whole run of Scripture, and, especially the gospel of Jesus Christ, will be a guide to us:--"When thou goest, it shall lead thee." It will be a guardian to us: "When thou sleepest"--when thou art defenceless and off thy guard--"it shall keep thee." And it shall also be a dear companion to us: "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee." Any one of these three arguments
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871

How Subjects and Prelates are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 5.) Differently to be admonished are subjects and prelates: the former that subjection crush them not, the latter that superior place elate them not: the former that they fail not to fulfil what is commanded them, the latter that they command not more to be fulfilled than is just: the former that they submit humbly, the latter that they preside temperately. For this, which may be understood also figuratively, is said to the former, Children, obey your parents in the Lord: but to
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

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