Ecclesiastes 7:16
408 [e]   16
’al-   16
אַל־   16
Not   16
Adv   16
1961 [e]
tə·hî
תְּהִ֤י
do be
V‑Qal‑Imperf.Jus‑2ms
6662 [e]
ṣad·dîq
צַדִּיק֙
righteous
Adj‑ms
  
 

 
 
 7235 [e]
har·bêh,
הַרְבֵּ֔ה
overly
V‑Hifil‑InfAbs
408 [e]
wə·’al-
וְאַל־
nor
Conj‑w | Adv
2449 [e]
tiṯ·ḥak·kam
תִּתְחַכַּ֖ם
be wise
V‑Hitpael‑Imperf‑2ms
  
 

 
 
 3148 [e]
yō·w·ṯêr;
יוֹתֵ֑ר
overly
N‑ms
4100 [e]
lām·māh
לָ֖מָּה
why
Interrog
  
 
؟
 
 
 8074 [e]
tiš·šō·w·mêm.
תִּשּׁוֹמֵֽם׃
should you destroy yourself
V‑Hitpael‑Imperf‑2ms








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don’t be excessively righteous, and don’t be overly wise. Why should you destroy yourself?

New American Standard Bible
Do not be excessively righteous and do not be overly wise. Why should you ruin yourself?

King James Bible
Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
Do not be overly righteous, nor be overly wise. Why be self-destructive?

American Standard Version
Be not righteous overmuch; neither make thyself overwise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?

Young's Literal Translation
Be not over-righteous, nor show thyself too wise, why art thou desolate?
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