Ecclesiastes 12:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3148 [e]וְיֹתֵ֕ר
wə-yō-ṯêr
And moreoverConj-w | N-ms
1961 [e]שֶׁהָיָ֥ה
še-hā-yāh
because wasPro-r | V-Qal-Perf-3ms
6953 [e]קֹהֶ֖לֶת
qō-he-leṯ
the TeacherN-ms
2450 [e]חָכָ֑ם
ḥā-ḵām;
wiseAdj-ms
5750 [e]ע֗וֹד
‘ō-wḏ,
stillAdv
3925 [e]לִמַּד־
lim-maḏ-
he taughtV-Piel-Perf-3ms
1847 [e]דַּ֙עַת֙
da-‘aṯ
knowledgeN-fs
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
5971 [e]הָעָ֔ם
hā-‘ām,
the peopleArt | N-ms
238 [e]וְאִזֵּ֣ן
wə-’iz-zên
and yes he ponderedConj-w | V-Piel-ConjPerf-3ms
2713 [e]וְחִקֵּ֔ר
wə-ḥiq-qêr,
and sought outConj-w | V-Piel-ConjPerf-3ms
8626 [e]תִּקֵּ֖ן
tiq-qên
[and] set in orderV-Piel-Perf-3ms
4912 [e]מְשָׁלִ֥ים
mə-šā-lîm
proverbsN-mp
7235 [e]הַרְבֵּֽה׃
har-bêh.
manyV-Hifil-InfAbs









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 12:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְיֹתֵ֕ר שֶׁהָיָ֥ה קֹהֶ֖לֶת חָכָ֑ם עֹ֗וד לִמַּד־דַּ֙עַת֙ אֶת־הָעָ֔ם וְאִזֵּ֣ן וְחִקֵּ֔ר תִּקֵּ֖ן מְשָׁלִ֥ים הַרְבֵּֽה׃

קהלת 12:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויתר שהיה קהלת חכם עוד למד־דעת את־העם ואזן וחקר תקן משלים הרבה׃

קהלת 12:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויתר שהיה קהלת חכם עוד למד־דעת את־העם ואזן וחקר תקן משלים הרבה׃

קהלת 12:9 Hebrew Bible
ויתר שהיה קהלת חכם עוד למד דעת את העם ואזן וחקר תקן משלים הרבה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
In addition to being a wise man, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, searched out and arranged many proverbs.

King James Bible
And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In addition to the Teacher being a wise man, he constantly taught the people knowledge; he weighed, explored, and arranged many proverbs.
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he gave

1 Kings 4:32 And he spoke three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five.

Proverbs 1:1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

Proverbs 10:1 The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish …

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