Ecclesiastes 4:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3684 [e]הַכְּסִיל֙
hak-kə-sîl
The foolArt | N-ms
2263 [e]חֹבֵ֣ק
ḥō-ḇêq
foldsV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3027 [e]יָדָ֔יו
yā-ḏāw,
his handsN-fdc | 3ms
398 [e]וְאֹכֵ֖ל
wə-’ō-ḵêl
and consumesConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
1320 [e]בְּשָׂרֽוֹ׃
bə-śā-rōw.
his own fleshN-msc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 4:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הַכְּסִיל֙ חֹבֵ֣ק אֶת־יָדָ֔יו וְאֹכֵ֖ל אֶת־בְּשָׂרֹֽו׃

קהלת 4:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הכסיל חבק את־ידיו ואכל את־בשרו׃

קהלת 4:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הכסיל חבק את־ידיו ואכל את־בשרו׃

קהלת 4:5 Hebrew Bible
הכסיל חבק את ידיו ואכל את בשרו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The fool folds his hands and consumes his own flesh.

King James Bible
The fool foldeth his hands together, and eateth his own flesh.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The fool folds his arms and consumes his own flesh.
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