Proverbs 17:16
4100 [e]   16
lām·māh-   16
לָמָּה־   16
Why [is]   16
Interrog   16
2088 [e]
zeh
זֶּ֣ה
is there
Pro‑ms
4242 [e]
mə·ḥîr
מְחִ֣יר
the purchase price
N‑ms
3027 [e]
bə·yaḏ-
בְּיַד־
in the hand
Prep‑b | N‑fsc
3684 [e]
kə·sîl;
כְּסִ֑יל
of a fool
N‑ms
7069 [e]
liq·nō·wṯ
לִקְנ֖וֹת
of
Prep‑l | V‑Qal‑Inf
  
 

 
 
 2451 [e]
ḥāḵ·māh
חָכְמָ֣ה
wisdom
N‑fs
3820 [e]
wə·leḇ-
וְלֶב־
since heart [for it]
Conj‑w | N‑msc
  
 
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 369 [e]
’ā·yin.
אָֽיִן׃
[he has] no
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Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why does a fool have money in his hand with no intention of buying wisdom?

New American Standard Bible
Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?

King James Bible
Wherefore [is there] a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing [he hath] no heart [to it]?
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
What is this? A fool has enough money to buy wisdom, but is senseless?

American Standard Version
Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, Seeing he hath no understanding?

Young's Literal Translation
Why is this -- a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, And a heart there is none?
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