In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.
For you will heap burning coals on his head, And the LORD will reward you.
You will heap burning coals on their heads, and the LORD will reward you.
Your generosity will surprise him with goodness, and GOD will look after you.
For so you will put coals of fire on his head, and the Lord will give you your reward.
for you will heap coals of fire on their heads, and the LORD will reward you.
For so you will heap coals of fire on his head, And the LORD will reward you.
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1 sn The imagery of the “burning coals” represents pangs of conscience, more readily effected by kindness than by violence. These coals produce the sharp pain of contrition through regret (e.g., 18:19; 20:22; 24:17; Gen 42-45; 1 Sam 24:18-20; Rom 12:20). The coals then would be an implied comparison with a searing conscience.
2 sn The second consequence of treating enemies with kindness is that the