Proverbs 16:21
2450 [e]   21
la·ḥă·ḵam-   21
לַחֲכַם־   21
The wise   21
Prep‑l, Art | Adj‑msc   21
3820 [e]
lêḇ
לֵ֭ב
in heart
N‑ms
7121 [e]
yiq·qā·rê
יִקָּרֵ֣א
will be called
V‑Nifal‑Imperf‑3ms
  
 

 
 
 995 [e]
nā·ḇō·wn;
נָב֑וֹן
prudent
V‑Nifal‑Prtcpl‑ms
4986 [e]
ū·me·ṯeq
וּמֶ֥תֶק
and sweetness
Conj‑w | N‑msc
8193 [e]
p̄ā·ṯa·yim,
שְׂ֝פָתַ֗יִם
of the lips
N‑fd
3254 [e]
yō·sîp̄
יֹסִ֥יף
increases
V‑Hifil‑Imperf‑3ms
  
 
.
 
 
 3948 [e]
le·qaḥ.
לֶֽקַח׃
learning
N‑ms








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Anyone with a wise heart is called discerning, and pleasant speech increases learning.

New American Standard Bible
The wise in heart will be called understanding, And sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.

King James Bible
The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
The wise-hearted person is told to be discerning, and that pleasant speech promotes instruction.

American Standard Version
The wise in heart shall be called prudent; And the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

Young's Literal Translation
To the wise in heart is called, 'Intelligent,' And sweetness of lips increaseth learning.
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