Ecclesiastes 10:11
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
518 [e]אִם־
’im-
SurelyConj
5391 [e]יִשֹּׁ֥ךְ
yiš-šōḵ
may biteV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5175 [e]הַנָּחָ֖שׁ
han-nā-ḥāš
a serpentArt | N-ms
3808 [e]בְּלוֹא־
bə-lō-w-
when [it is] notPrep-b | Adv-NegPrt
3908 [e]לָ֑חַשׁ
lā-ḥaš;
charmedN-ms
369 [e]וְאֵ֣ין
wə-’ên
and noConj-w | Adv
3504 [e]יִתְר֔וֹן
yiṯ-rō-wn,
is differentN-ms
1167 [e]לְבַ֖עַל
lə-ḇa-‘al
ownerPrep-l | N-msc
3956 [e]הַלָּשֽׁוֹן׃
hal-lā-šō-wn.
the babblerArt | N-cs









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 10:11 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִם־יִשֹּׁ֥ךְ הַנָּחָ֖שׁ בְּלֹוא־לָ֑חַשׁ וְאֵ֣ין יִתְרֹ֔ון לְבַ֖עַל הַלָּשֹֽׁון׃

קהלת 10:11 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אם־ישך הנחש בלוא־לחש ואין יתרון לבעל הלשון׃

קהלת 10:11 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אם־ישך הנחש בלוא־לחש ואין יתרון לבעל הלשון׃

קהלת 10:11 Hebrew Bible
אם ישך הנחש בלוא לחש ואין יתרון לבעל הלשון׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
If the serpent bites before being charmed, there is no profit for the charmer.

King James Bible
Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If the snake bites before it is charmed, then there is no advantage for the charmer.
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