Psalm 120:4 {119:4}
Good News Translation
With a soldier's sharp arrows, with red-hot coals!

New Revised Standard Version
A warrior’s sharp arrows, with glowing coals of the broom tree!

Contemporary English Version
Your reward should be sharp and flaming arrows!

New American Bible
A warrior’s arrows sharpened with coals of brush wood!

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals that lay waste.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals that lay waste.

sharp, etc.

Psalm 57:4 And he hath delivered my soul from the midst of the young lions. I slept troubled. The sons of men, whose teeth are weapons and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalm 59:7 Behold they shall speak with their mouth, and a sword is in their lips: for who, say they, hath heard us?

Proverbs 11:9,12,18 When it goeth well with the just, the city shall rejoice: and when the wicked perish, there shall be praise. . . .

Proverbs 16:27 The wicked man diggeth evil, and in his lips is a burning fire.

Proverbs 18:8,21 The words of the double tongued are as if they were harmless: and they reach even to the inner parts of the bowels. Fear casteth down the slothful: and the souls of the effeminate shall be hungry. . . .

James 3:5-8 Even so the tongue is indeed a little member and boasteth great things. Behold how small a fire kindleth a great wood. . . .


Psalm 7:13 And in it he hath prepared to instruments of death, he hath made ready his arrows for them that burn.

Psalm 52:5 Therefore will God destroy thee for ever: he will pluck thee out, and remove thee from thy dwelling place: and thy root out of the land of the living.

Psalm 140:9,11 The head of them compassing me about: the labour of their lips shall overwhelm them. . . .

Deuteronomy 32:23,24 I will heap evils upon them, and will spend my arrows among them. . . .

Proverbs 12:22 Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord: but they that deal faithfully, please him.

Proverbs 19:5,9 A false witness shall not be unpunished: and he that speaketh lies, shall not escape. . . .

Revelation 21:8 But the fearful and unbelieving and the abominable and murderers and whoremongers and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, they shall have their portion in the pool burning with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

In My Distress I Cried to the LORD
3What shall be given to thee, or what shall be added to thee, to a deceitful tongue? 4The sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals that lay waste.5Woe is me, that my sojourning is prolonged! I have dwelt with the inhabitants of Cedar:…
Cross References
Ephesians 6:16
In all things taking the shield of faith, wherewith you may be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one.

Psalm 45:5
Thy arrows are sharp: under thee shall people fall, into the hearts of the king's enemies.

Psalm 127:4
As arrows in the hand of the mighty, so the children of them that have been shaken.

Psalm 140:10
Burning coals shall fall upon them; thou wilt cast them down into the fire: in miseries they shall not be able to stand.

Proverbs 25:18
A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour, is like a dart and a sword and a sharp arrow.

Isaiah 5:28
Their arrows are sharp, and all their bows are bent. The hoofs of their horses shall be like the flint, and their wheels like the violence of a tempest.

Psalm 120:3
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