Ecclesiastes 5:17
Text Analysis
1571 [e]גַּ֥ם
3605 [e]כָּל־
3117 [e]יָמָ֖יו
his daysN-mpc | 3ms
2822 [e]בַּחֹ֣שֶׁךְ
in darknessPrep-b, Art | N-ms
398 [e]יֹאכֵ֑ל
he eatsV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
3708 [e]וְכָעַ֥ס
and [he has] sorrowConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
7235 [e]הַרְבֵּ֖ה
2483 [e]וְחָלְי֥וֹ
and sicknessConj-w | N-msc | 3ms
7110 [e]וָקָֽצֶף׃
and angerConj-w | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 5:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
גַּ֥ם כָּל־יָמָ֖יו בַּחֹ֣שֶׁךְ יֹאכֵ֑ל וְכָעַ֥ס הַרְבֵּ֖ה וְחָלְיֹ֥ו וָקָֽצֶף׃

קהלת 5:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
גם כל־ימיו בחשך יאכל וכעס הרבה וחליו וקצף׃

קהלת 5:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
גם כל־ימיו בחשך יאכל וכעס הרבה וחליו וקצף׃

קהלת 5:17 Hebrew Bible
גם כל ימיו בחשך יאכל וכעס הרבה וחליו וקצף׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Throughout his life he also eats in darkness with great vexation, sickness and anger.

King James Bible
All his days also he eateth in darkness, and he hath much sorrow and wrath with his sickness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What is more, he eats in darkness all his days, with much sorrow, sickness, and anger.
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