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Proverbs 25:21-22 New King James Version (NKJV)

21 If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat;
And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink;
22 For so you will heap coals of fire on his head,
And the Lord will reward you.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Proverbs 25:21-22 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

21 If [a]your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat;
And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink;
22 For you will [b]heap burning coals on his head,
And the Lord will reward you.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 25:21 Lit one who hates you
  2. Proverbs 25:22 Lit snatch up
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Proverbs 25:21-22 Amplified Bible (AMP)

21 
If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat;
And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink;
22 
For in doing so, you will [a]heap coals of fire upon his head,
And the Lord will reward you.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 25:22 This expression may refer to an Egyptian custom in which a penitent man carried a pan of coals on his head as a sign of repentance. The message of these verses is the admonition to return good for evil in the hope that your enemy will be moved to repentance.
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Proverbs 25:21-22 New International Version (NIV)

21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat;
    if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.
22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head,
    and the Lord will reward you.

New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 25:21-22 King James Version (KJV)

21 If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink:

22 For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.

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