Proverbs 30:28
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The lizardמָמִית
(ma·mit)
8079: (a kind of) lizardof uncertain derivation
you may graspתְּתַפֵּ֑שׂ
(te·tap·pes;)
8610: to lay hold of, wielda prim. root
with the hands,בְּיָדַ֣יִם
(be·ya·da·yim)
3027: handa prim. root
Yet it is in kings'מֶֽלֶךְ׃
(me·lech.)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
palaces.בְּהֵ֣יכְלֵי
(be·hei·che·lei)
1964: a palace, templea prim. root









KJV Lexicon
The spider
smamiyth  (sem-aw-meeth')
a lizard (from the superstition of its noxiousness) -- spider.
taketh hold
taphas  (taw-fas')
to manipulate, i.e. seize; chiefly to capture, wield, specifically, to overlay; figuratively, to use unwarrantably
with her hands
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
and is in kings'
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
palaces
heykal  (hay-kawl')
a large public building, such as a palace or temple -- palace, temple.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The lizard you may grasp with the hands, Yet it is in kings' palaces.

King James Bible
The spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in kings' palaces.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
a lizard can be caught in your hands, yet it lives in kings' palaces.

International Standard Version
Spiders can be caught by the hand, yet they're found in kings' palaces.

NET Bible
a lizard you can catch with the hand, but it gets into the palaces of the king.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the lizard that clings with its hands and dwells in Kings' houses.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A lizard you can hold in your hands, yet it can even be found in royal palaces.

King James 2000 Bible
The spider takes hold with its hands, and is in kings' palaces.
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