Proverbs 25:22

Overview - Proverbs 25
Observations about kings,
and about avoiding causes of quarrels, and sundry causes thereof.
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Proverbs 25:22  (King James Version)
For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee.

Not to consume, but to melt him into kindness; a metaphor taken from smelting metalic ores.

the Lord
2 Samuel 16:12 ; Matthew 10:13 ; 1 Corinthians 15:18