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Numbers 31:23

23 and anything else that can withstand fire must be put through the fire,f and then it will be clean. But it must also be purified with the water of cleansing.g And whatever cannot withstand fire must be put through that water.

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Numbers 31:23 — English Standard Version (ESV)

23 everything that can stand the fire, you shall pass through the fire, and it shall be clean. Nevertheless, it shall also be purified with the water for impurity. And whatever cannot stand the fire, you shall pass through the water.

Numbers 31:23 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

23 Every thing that may abide the fire, ye shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean: nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of separation: and all that abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water.

Numbers 31:23 — New Living Translation (NLT)

23 that is, all metals that do not burn—must be passed through fire in order to be made ceremonially pure. These metal objects must then be further purified with the water of purification. But everything that burns must be purified by the water alone.

Numbers 31:23 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

23 everything that can endure fire, you shall put through the fire, and it shall be clean; and it shall be purified with the water of purification. But all that cannot endure fire you shall put through water.

Numbers 31:23 — New Century Version (NCV)

23 anything that will not burn—into the fire, and then it will be clean. But also purify those things with the cleansing water. Then they will be clean. If something cannot stand the fire, wash it with the water.

Numbers 31:23 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

23 everything that may abide the fire, ye shall make to go through the fire, and it shall be clean; nevertheless it shall be purified with the water for impurity: and all that abideth not the fire ye shall make to go through the water.

Numbers 31:23 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

23 everything that passeth through the fire, ye shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean; only it shall be purified with the water of separation; and everything that cannot pass through the fire ye shall make go through the water.

Numbers 31:23 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

23 anything that won’t burn—must be put through fire in order to make it clean.Then it must also be put through the ritual water in order to take away its sin. Whatever might burn must only be put through the ritual water.

Numbers 31:23 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

23 everything that can withstand fire—you are to pass through fire, and it will be clean. It must still be purified with the purification water. Anything that cannot withstand fire, pass through the water.

Numbers 31:23 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 everything that can withstand fire, shall be passed through fire, and it shall be clean. Nevertheless it shall also be purified with the water for purification; and whatever cannot withstand fire, shall be passed through the water.

Numbers 31:23 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

23 everything that will go through the fire—you will pass through the fire, and it will be clean, and only in waters of impurity will it be purified. Whatever does not go into the fire you will pass through the waters.

Numbers 31:23 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

23 must be put through fire. So must everything else that doesn’t burn up. Then those things will be ‘clean.’ But they must also be made pure with the special water. In fact, everything that won’t burn up must be put through that water.

Numbers 31:23 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

23 everything that can stand the fire, you shall pass through the fire, and it shall be clean, but it shall be purified with water for impurity. But whatever cannot stand the fire you shall pass through the water.