Proverbs 12:9
2896 [e]   9
ṭō·wḇ   9
ט֣וֹב   9
Better [is]   9
Adj‑ms   9
  
 

 
 
 7034 [e]
niq·leh
נִ֭קְלֶה
[the one] who is slighted
V‑Nifal‑Prtcpl‑ms
  
 

 
 
 5650 [e]
wə·‘e·ḇeḏ
וְעֶ֣בֶד
but has a servant
Conj‑w | N‑ms
 
lōw;
ל֑וֹ
to
Prep | 3ms
  
 

 
 
 3513 [e]
mim·mə·ṯak·kab·bêḏ,
מִ֝מְּתַכַּבֵּ֗ד
Than he who honors himself
Prep‑m | V‑Hitpael‑Prtcpl‑ms
2638 [e]
wa·ḥă·sar-
וַחֲסַר־
but is lacking
Conj‑w | Adj‑msc
  
 
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 3899 [e]
lā·ḥem.
לָֽחֶם׃
bread
N‑ms








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better to be dishonored, yet have a servant, than to act important but have no food.

New American Standard Bible
Better is he who is lightly esteemed and has a servant Than he who honors himself and lacks bread.

King James Bible
[He that is] despised, and hath a servant, [is] better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
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International Standard Version
It's better to be unimportant, yet have a servant, than to pretend to be important, but lack food.

American Standard Version
Better is he that is lightly esteemed, and hath a servant, Than he that honoreth himself, and lacketh bread.

Young's Literal Translation
Better is the lightly esteemed who hath a servant, Than the self-honoured who lacketh bread.
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