Proverbs 26:16
2450 [e]   16
ḥā·ḵām   16
חָכָ֣ם   16
[is] wiser   16
Adj‑ms   16
6102 [e]
‘ā·ṣêl
עָצֵ֣ל
the lazy [man]
Adj‑ms
5869 [e]
bə·‘ê·nāw;
בְּעֵינָ֑יו
in his own eyes
Prep‑b | N‑cdc | 3ms
7651 [e]
miš·šiḇ·‘āh,
מִ֝שִּׁבְעָ֗ה
Than seven
Prep‑m | Number‑ms
7725 [e]
mə·šî·ḇê
מְשִׁ֣יבֵי
who can answer
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 2940 [e]
ṭā·‘am.
טָֽעַם׃
sensibly
N‑ms








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
In his own eyes, a slacker is wiser than seven men who can answer sensibly.

New American Standard Bible
The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes Than seven men who can give a discreet answer.

King James Bible
The sluggard [is] wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
The lazy person is wiser in his own opinion than seven men who can give an appropriate response.

American Standard Version
The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit Than seven men that can render a reason.

Young's Literal Translation
Wiser is the slothful in his own eyes, Than seven men returning a reason.
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