Ecclesiastes 5:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
408 [e]אַל־
’al-
NotAdv
926 [e]תְּבַהֵ֨ל
tə-ḇa-hêl
do be rashV-Piel-Imperf-2ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
withPrep
6310 [e]פִּ֜יךָ
pî-ḵā
your mouthN-msc | 2ms
3820 [e]וְלִבְּךָ֧
wə-lib-bə-ḵā
and your heartConj-w | N-msc | 2ms
408 [e]אַל־
’al-
notAdv
4116 [e]יְמַהֵ֛ר
yə-ma-hêr
let hastilyV-Piel-Imperf-3ms
3318 [e]לְהוֹצִ֥יא
lə-hō-w-ṣî
utterPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
1697 [e]דָבָ֖ר
ḏā-ḇār
anythingN-ms
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
lip̄-nê
beforePrep-l | N-cpc
430 [e]הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים
hā-’ĕ-lō-hîm;
GodArt | N-mp
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
ForConj
430 [e]הָאֱלֹהִ֤ים
hā-’ĕ-lō-hîm
God [is]Art | N-mp
8064 [e]בַּשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙
baš-šā-ma-yim
in heavenPrep-b, Art | N-mp
859 [e]וְאַתָּ֣ה
wə-’at-tāh
and youConj-w | Pro-2ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
onPrep
776 [e]הָאָ֔רֶץ
hā-’ā-reṣ,
earthArt | N-fs
5921 [e]עַֽל־
‘al-
uponPrep
3651 [e]כֵּ֛ן
kên
thusAdv
1961 [e]יִהְי֥וּ
yih-yū
let beV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
1697 [e]דְבָרֶ֖יךָ
ḏə-ḇā-re-ḵā
your wordsN-mpc | 2ms
4592 [e]מְעַטִּֽים׃
mə-‘aṭ-ṭîm.
fewAdj-mp









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 5:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַל־תְּבַהֵ֨ל עַל־פִּ֜יךָ וְלִבְּךָ֧ אַל־יְמַהֵ֛ר לְהֹוצִ֥יא דָבָ֖ר לִפְנֵ֣י הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים כִּ֣י הָאֱלֹהִ֤ים בַּשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ וְאַתָּ֣ה עַל־הָאָ֔רֶץ עַֽל־כֵּ֛ן יִהְי֥וּ דְבָרֶ֖יךָ מְעַטִּֽים׃

קהלת 5:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אל־תבהל על־פיך ולבך אל־ימהר להוציא דבר לפני האלהים כי האלהים בשמים ואתה על־הארץ על־כן יהיו דבריך מעטים׃

קהלת 5:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אל־תבהל על־פיך ולבך אל־ימהר להוציא דבר לפני האלהים כי האלהים בשמים ואתה על־הארץ על־כן יהיו דבריך מעטים׃

קהלת 5:2 Hebrew Bible
אל תבהל על פיך ולבך אל ימהר להוציא דבר לפני האלהים כי האלהים בשמים ואתה על הארץ על כן יהיו דבריך מעטים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do not be hasty in word or impulsive in thought to bring up a matter in the presence of God. For God is in heaven and you are on the earth; therefore let your words be few.

King James Bible
Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not be hasty to speak, and do not be impulsive to make a speech before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.
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