Isaiah 1:31
Modern Translations
New International Version
The mighty man will become tinder and his work a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the fire."

New Living Translation
The strongest among you will disappear like straw; their evil deeds will be the spark that sets it on fire. They and their evil works will burn up together, and no one will be able to put out the fire.

English Standard Version
And the strong shall become tinder, and his work a spark, and both of them shall burn together, with none to quench them.

Berean Study Bible
The strong man will become tinder and his work will be a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the flames.

New American Standard Bible
The strong man will become like flax fiber, And his work a spark. So they shall both burn together And there will be no one to extinguish them.

NASB 1995
The strong man will become tinder, His work also a spark. Thus they shall both burn together And there will be none to quench them.

NASB 1977
And the strong man will become tinder, His work also a spark. Thus they shall both burn together, And there will be none to quench them.

Amplified Bible
The strong man will become tinder, And his work a spark. So both will burn together And there will be none to quench them.

Christian Standard Bible
The strong one will become tinder, and his work a spark; both will burn together, with no one to extinguish the flames.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The strong one will become tinder, and his work a spark; both will burn together, with no one to quench the flames.

Contemporary English Version
Your strongest leaders will be like dry wood set on fire by their idols. No one will be able to help, as they all go up in flames.

Good News Translation
Just as straw is set on fire by a spark, so powerful people will be destroyed by their own evil deeds, and no one will be able to stop the destruction.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Strong people will become tinder for a fire, and their work will be the spark. Both of them will burn together, and there will be no one to put out the fire.

International Standard Version
Your strong one will be like tinder, and your work a spark; both of them will burn together, with no one to quench the flames that burn them."

NET Bible
The powerful will be like a thread of yarn, their deeds like a spark; both will burn together, and no one will put out the fire.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And the strong shall be as tow, and the maker of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

New King James Version
The strong shall be as tinder, And the work of it as a spark; Both will burn together, And no one shall quench them.

King James 2000 Bible
And the strong shall be as tinder, and the work of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

New Heart English Bible
This is what Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem.

World English Bible
The strong will be like tinder, and his work like a spark. They will both burn together, and no one will quench them."

American King James Version
And the strong shall be as wick, and the maker of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

American Standard Version
And the strong shall be as tow, and his work as a spark; and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

A Faithful Version
And the strong shall be like a wick, and the maker of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall put them out.

Darby Bible Translation
And the strong shall be for tow, and his work a spark; and they shall both burn together, and there shall be none to quench [them].

English Revised Version
And the strong shall be as tow, and his work as a spark; and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the strong shall be as tow, and the maker of it as a spark, and they shall both burn together, and none shall quench them.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And the strong shalbe as towe, and the maker thereof, as a sparke: and they shall both burne together, and none shall quench them.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And the very strong one of your idols shalbe as towe, and the maker of it as a sparke of fire and they shal both burne together, and no man quenche them.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And as for the glory of these thinges, it shalbe turned to drie strawe, and he that made them to a sparke. And they shal both burne together, so that no man shalbe able to quench them.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the strong has been for tow, "" And his work for a spark, "" And both of them have burned together, "" And there is none quenching!

Young's Literal Translation
And the strong hath been for tow, And his work for a spark, And burned have both of them together, And there is none quenching!

Smith's Literal Translation
And the strong was for tow, and his work for a spark, and they two were burnt together, and none quenching.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And your strength shall be as the ashes of tow, and your work as a spark: and both shall burn together, and there shall be none to quench it.

Catholic Public Domain Version
And your strength will be like the embers from stubble, and your work will be like a spark, and both will burn together, and there will be no one to extinguish it.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And their strength will become linen and their works sparks, and both shall burn as one, and there is none who extinguishes’”

Lamsa Bible
And their strength shall be like cotton, and their works like a spark, and they shall both burn together, and there shall be none to quench them.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
And the strong shall be as tow, And his work as a spark; And they shall both burn together, And none shall quench them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And their strength shall be as a thread of tow, and their works as sparks, and the transgressors and the sinners shall be burnt up together, and there shall be none to quench them.








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