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Romans 12:20

20 To the contrary, o“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.”

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Romans 12:20 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 On the contrary:

“If your enemy is hungry, feed him;

if he is thirsty, give him something to drink.

In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.”

Romans 12:20 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 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.

Romans 12:20 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 Instead,

“If your enemies are hungry, feed them.

If they are thirsty, give them something to drink.

In doing this, you will heap

burning coals of shame on their heads.”

Romans 12:20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 Therefore

“If your enemy is hungry, feed him;

If he is thirsty, give him a drink;

For in so doing you will heap coals of fire on his head.”

Romans 12:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 But you should do this:

“If your enemy is hungry, feed him;

if he is thirsty, give him a drink.

Doing this will be like pouring burning coals on his head.”

Romans 12:20 — American Standard Version (ASV)

20 But if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him to drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head.

Romans 12:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 If therefore thine enemy should hunger, feed him; if he should thirst, give him drink; for, so doing, thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head.

Romans 12:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 But, 

“If your enemy is hungry, feed him. 

If he is thirsty, give him a drink. 

If you do this, you will make him feel guilty and ashamed.” 

Romans 12:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 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.

Romans 12:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 No, “if your enemies are hungry, feed them; if they are thirsty, give them something to drink; for by doing this you will heap burning coals on their heads.”

Romans 12:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 But “if your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink; for by doing this, you will heap up coals of fire upon his head.”

Romans 12:20 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

20 Do just the opposite. Scripture says,

“If your enemies are hungry, give them food to eat.

If they are thirsty, give them something to drink.

By doing those things, you will pile up burning coals on their heads.”

Romans 12:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 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.”