Ecclesiastes 1:18
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]כִּ֛י
ForConj
7230 [e]בְּרֹ֥ב
bə-rōḇ
in muchPrep-b | N-msc
2451 [e]חָכְמָ֖ה
ḥāḵ-māh
wisdomN-fs
7227 [e]רָב־
rāḇ-
[is] muchN-msc
3708 [e]כָּ֑עַס
kā-‘as;
griefN-ms
3254 [e]וְיוֹסִ֥יף
wə-yō-w-sîp̄
and he who increasesConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjImperf-3ms
1847 [e]דַּ֖עַת
da-‘aṯ
knowledgeN-fs
3254 [e]יוֹסִ֥יף
yō-w-sîp̄
increasesV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
4341 [e]מַכְאֽוֹב׃
maḵ-’ō-wḇ.
sorrowN-ms









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 1:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֛י בְּרֹ֥ב חָכְמָ֖ה רָב־כָּ֑עַס וְיֹוסִ֥יף דַּ֖עַת יֹוסִ֥יף מַכְאֹֽוב׃

קהלת 1:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי ברב חכמה רב־כעס ויוסיף דעת יוסיף מכאוב׃

קהלת 1:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי ברב חכמה רב־כעס ויוסיף דעת יוסיף מכאוב׃

קהלת 1:18 Hebrew Bible
כי ברב חכמה רב כעס ויוסיף דעת יוסיף מכאוב׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Because in much wisdom there is much grief, and increasing knowledge results in increasing pain.

King James Bible
For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For with much wisdom is much sorrow; as knowledge increases, grief increases.
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