Ecclesiastes 5:13
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3426 [e]יֵ֚שׁ
yêš
There isAdv
7451 [e]רָעָ֣ה
rā-‘āh
a evilAdj-fs
2470 [e]חוֹלָ֔ה
ḥō-w-lāh,
severeV-Qal-Prtcpl-fs
7200 [e]רָאִ֖יתִי
rā-’î-ṯî
[which] I have seenV-Qal-Perf-1cs
8478 [e]תַּ֣חַת
ta-ḥaṯ
underPrep
8121 [e]הַשָּׁ֑מֶשׁ
haš-šā-meš;
the sunArt | N-cs
6239 [e]עֹ֛שֶׁר
‘ō-šer
RichesN-ms
8104 [e]שָׁמ֥וּר
šā-mūr
keptV-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-ms
1167 [e]לִבְעָלָ֖יו
liḇ-‘ā-lāw
for their ownerPrep-l | N-mpc | 3ms
7451 [e]לְרָעָתֽוֹ׃
lə-rā-‘ā-ṯōw.
to his hurtPrep-l | N-fsc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 5:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
יֵ֚שׁ רָעָ֣ה חֹולָ֔ה רָאִ֖יתִי תַּ֣חַת הַשָּׁ֑מֶשׁ עֹ֛שֶׁר שָׁמ֥וּר לִבְעָלָ֖יו לְרָעָתֹֽו׃

קהלת 5:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
יש רעה חולה ראיתי תחת השמש עשר שמור לבעליו לרעתו׃

קהלת 5:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
יש רעה חולה ראיתי תחת השמש עשר שמור לבעליו לרעתו׃

קהלת 5:13 Hebrew Bible
יש רעה חולה ראיתי תחת השמש עשר שמור לבעליו לרעתו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: riches being hoarded by their owner to his hurt.

King James Bible
There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There is a sickening tragedy I have seen under the sun: wealth kept by its owner to his harm.
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