Romans 12:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
235 [e]Ἀλλὰ
alla
On the contrary,Conj
1437 [e]Ἐὰν
ean
IfConj
3983 [e]πεινᾷ
peina
should hungerV-PSA-3S
3588 [e]
ho
theArt-NMS
2190 [e]ἐχθρός
echthros
enemyAdj-NMS
4771 [e]σου,
sou
of you,PPro-G2S
5595 [e]ψώμιζε
psōmize
feedV-PMA-2S
846 [e]αὐτόν·
auton
him;PPro-AM3S
1437 [e]ἐὰν
ean
ifConj
1372 [e]διψᾷ,
dipsa
he should thirst,V-PSA-3S
4222 [e]πότιζε
potize
give drinkV-PMA-2S
846 [e]αὐτόν·
auton
him;PPro-AM3S
3778 [e]τοῦτο
touto
thisDPro-ANS
1063 [e]γὰρ
gar
forConj
4160 [e]ποιῶν
poiōn
doing,V-PPA-NMS
440 [e]ἄνθρακας
anthrakas
coalsN-AMP
4442 [e]πυρὸς
pyros
of fireN-GNS
4987 [e]σωρεύσεις
sōreuseis
you will heapV-FIA-2S
1909 [e]ἐπὶ
epi
uponPrep
3588 [e]τὴν
tēn
theArt-AFS
2776 [e]κεφαλὴν
kephalēn
headN-AFS
846 [e]αὐτοῦ.
autou
of him.”PPro-GM3S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:20 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἀλλὰ ἐὰν πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου, ψώμιζε αὐτόν· ἐὰν διψᾷ, πότιζε αὐτόν· τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:20 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ἀλλὰ ἐὰν πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου, ψώμιζε αὐτόν· ἐὰν διψᾷ, πότιζε αὐτόν· τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:20 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἀλλὰ ἐὰν πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου, ψώμιζε αὐτόν· ἐὰν διψᾷ, πότιζε αὐτόν· τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:20 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἐὰν οὖν πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου, ψώμιζε αὐτόν· ἐὰν διψᾷ, πότιζε αὐτόν· τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν, ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:20 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἐὰν οὖν πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου, ψώμιζε αὐτόν, ἐὰν διψᾷ, πότιζε αὐτόν· τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:20 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἀλλὰ ἐὰν πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου, ψώμιζε αὐτόν· ἐὰν διψᾷ, πότιζε αὐτόν· τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:20 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἐὰν οὖν πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου, ψώμιζε αὐτόν· ἐὰν διψᾷ, πότιζε αὐτόν· τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν, ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ.

ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 12:20 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἐὰν οὖν πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου ψώμιζε αὐτόν· ἐὰν διψᾷ πότιζε αὐτόν· τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ

Romans 12:20 Hebrew Bible
לכן אם רעב שנאך האכילהו לחם ואם צמא השקהו מים כי גחלים אתה חתה על ראשו׃

Romans 12:20 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܘܐܢ ܟܦܢ ܒܥܠܕܒܒܟ ܐܘܟܠܝܗܝ ܘܐܢ ܨܗܐ ܐܫܩܝܗܝ ܘܐܢ ܗܠܝܢ ܬܥܒܕ ܠܗ ܓܘܡܪܐ ܕܢܘܪܐ ܬܩܒܪ ܥܠ ܩܪܩܦܬܗ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"BUT IF YOUR ENEMY IS HUNGRY, FEED HIM, AND IF HE IS THIRSTY, GIVE HIM A DRINK; FOR IN SO DOING YOU WILL HEAP BURNING COALS ON HIS HEAD."

King James Bible
Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him something to drink. For in so doing you will be heaping fiery coals on his head.
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