Ecclesiastes 7:7
3588 [e]   7
   7
כִּ֥י   7
Surely   7
Conj   7
6233 [e]
hā·‘ō·šeq
הָעֹ֖שֶׁק
oppression
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 1984 [e]
yə·hō·w·lêl
יְהוֹלֵ֣ל
destroys reason
V‑Piel‑Imperf‑3ms
2450 [e]
ḥā·ḵām;
חָכָ֑ם
a wise [man's]
Adj‑ms
6 [e]
wî·’ab·bêḏ
וִֽיאַבֵּ֥ד
and debases
Conj‑w | V‑Piel‑ConjImperf‑3ms
853 [e]
’eṯ-
אֶת־
 - 
DirObjM
3820 [e]
lêḇ
לֵ֖ב
the heart
N‑ms
  
 
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 4979 [e]
mat·tā·nāh.
מַתָּנָֽה׃
a bribe
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Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Surely, the practice of extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe destroys the mind.

New American Standard Bible
For oppression makes a wise man mad, And a bribe corrupts the heart.

King James Bible
Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
Unjust gain makes the wise foolish, and a bribe corrupts the heart.

American Standard Version
Surely extortion maketh the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroyeth the understanding.

Young's Literal Translation
Surely oppression maketh the wise mad, And a gift destroyeth the heart.
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