Proverbs 25:21-22

More Proverbs of Solomon

21 k If your enemy is hungry, give him bread to eat,
and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink,
22 for you will heap l burning coals on his head,
and the Lord will reward you.

  1. Cross References
    Romans 12:20
    To the contrary, "if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by so doing you will heap burning coals on his head.
    2 Kings 6:22
    He answered, "You shall not strike them down. Would you strike down those whom you have taken captive with your sword and with your bow? Set bread and water before them, that they may eat and drink and go to their master.
    2 Chronicles 28:15
    And the men who have been mentioned by name rose and took the captives, and with the spoil they clothed all who were naked among them. They clothed them, gave them sandals, provided them with food and drink, and anointed them, and carrying all the feeble among them on donkeys, they brought them to their kinsfolk at Jericho, the city of palm trees. Then they returned to Samaria.
    Exodus 23:4 - 5
    If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey going astray, you shall bring it back to him.
  2. Cross References
    Psalms 140:10
    Let burning coals fall upon them! Let them be cast into fire, into miry pits, no more to rise!
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