Ecclesiastes 4:13
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2896 [e]ט֛וֹב
ṭō-wḇ
BetterAdj-ms
3206 [e]יֶ֥לֶד
ye-leḏ
a youthN-ms
4542 [e]מִסְכֵּ֖ן
mis-kên
poorAdj-ms
2450 [e]וְחָכָ֑ם
wə-ḥā-ḵām;
and wiseConj-w | Adj-ms
4428 [e]מִמֶּ֤לֶךְ
mim-me-leḵ
Than kingPrep-m | N-ms
2205 [e]זָקֵן֙
zā-qên
an oldAdj-ms
3684 [e]וּכְסִ֔יל
ū-ḵə-sîl,
and foolishConj-w | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֛ר
’ă-šer
whoPro-r
3808 [e]לֹא־
lō-
noAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יָדַ֥ע
yā-ḏa‘
willV-Qal-Perf-3ms
2094 [e]לְהִזָּהֵ֖ר
lə-hiz-zā-hêr
be admonishedPrep-l | V-Nifal-Inf
5750 [e]עֽוֹד׃
‘ō-wḏ.
moreAdv









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 4:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
טֹ֛וב יֶ֥לֶד מִסְכֵּ֖ן וְחָכָ֑ם מִמֶּ֤לֶךְ זָקֵן֙ וּכְסִ֔יל אֲשֶׁ֛ר לֹא־יָדַ֥ע לְהִזָּהֵ֖ר עֹֽוד׃

קהלת 4:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
טוב ילד מסכן וחכם ממלך זקן וכסיל אשר לא־ידע להזהר עוד׃

קהלת 4:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
טוב ילד מסכן וחכם ממלך זקן וכסיל אשר לא־ידע להזהר עוד׃

קהלת 4:13 Hebrew Bible
טוב ילד מסכן וחכם ממלך זקן וכסיל אשר לא ידע להזהר עוד׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A poor yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows how to receive instruction.

King James Bible
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better is a poor but wise youth than an old but foolish king who no longer pays attention to warnings.
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