和合本
這樣,舌頭在百體裡也是最小的,卻能說大話。看哪,最小的火能點著最大的樹林。

New International Version
Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark.

King James Version
Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!

English Revised Version
So the tongue also is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how much wood is kindled by how small a fire!

Updated King James Version
Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindles!

Authorized King James Version Pure Cambridge Edition
Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!

American Standard Version
So the tongue also is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how much wood is kindled by how small a fire!

Young's Literal Translation
so also the tongue is a little member, and doth boast greatly; lo, a little fire how much wood it doth kindle!

Bible in Basic English
Even so the tongue is a small part of the body, but it takes credit for great things. How much wood may be lighted by a very little fire!

World English Bible
So the tongue is also a little member, and boasts great things. See how a small fire can spread to a large forest!

English Standard Version
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New English Translation
So too the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it has great pretensions. Think how small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze.

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