Or can a man walk upon hot coals
and his feet not get burned? Bible

“burned” The Hebrew is a different word than in Prov. 6:27, and an alternative reading is “branded.” If you step on hot coals, the coals burn marks into your feet as if you were branded. But today we use a “brand” for identification, so for the sake of clarity we repeated the idea of being burned.

Commentary for: Proverbs 6:28