Ecclesiastes 12:10
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1245 [e]בִּקֵּ֣שׁ
biq-qêš
SoughtV-Piel-Perf-3ms
6953 [e]קֹהֶ֔לֶת
qō-he-leṯ,
the TeacherN-ms
4672 [e]לִמְצֹ֖א
lim-ṣō
to findPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1697 [e]דִּבְרֵי־
diḇ-rê-
wordsN-mpc
2656 [e]חֵ֑פֶץ
ḥê-p̄eṣ;
acceptableN-ms
3789 [e]וְכָת֥וּב
wə-ḵā-ṯūḇ
and [what was] writtenConj-w | V-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-ms
3476 [e]יֹ֖שֶׁר
yō-šer
[was] uprightN-ms
1697 [e]דִּבְרֵ֥י
diḇ-rê
wordsN-mpc
571 [e]אֱמֶֽת׃
’ĕ-meṯ.
of truthN-fs









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 12:10 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בִּקֵּ֣שׁ קֹהֶ֔לֶת לִמְצֹ֖א דִּבְרֵי־חֵ֑פֶץ וְכָת֥וּב יֹ֖שֶׁר דִּבְרֵ֥י אֱמֶֽת׃

קהלת 12:10 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
בקש קהלת למצא דברי־חפץ וכתוב ישר דברי אמת׃

קהלת 12:10 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
בקש קהלת למצא דברי־חפץ וכתוב ישר דברי אמת׃

קהלת 12:10 Hebrew Bible
בקש קהלת למצא דברי חפץ וכתוב ישר דברי אמת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The Preacher sought to find delightful words and to write words of truth correctly.

King James Bible
The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Teacher sought to find delightful sayings and write words of truth accurately.
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