Ecclesiastes 7:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
AllN-msc
2090 [e]זֹ֖ה
zōh
thisPro-fs
5254 [e]נִסִּ֣יתִי
nis-sî-ṯî
I have provedV-Piel-Perf-1cs
2451 [e]בַֽחָכְמָ֑ה
ḇa-ḥā-ḵə-māh;
by wisdomPrep-b, Art | N-fs
559 [e]אָמַ֣רְתִּי
’ā-mar-tî
I saidV-Qal-Perf-1cs
2449 [e]אֶחְכָּ֔מָה
’eḥ-kā-māh,
I will be wiseV-Qal-Imperf.Cohort-1cs
1931 [e]וְהִ֖יא
wə-hî
but it [was]Conj-w | Pro-3fs
7350 [e]רְחוֹקָ֥ה
rə-ḥō-w-qāh
farAdj-fs
4480 [e]מִמֶּֽנִּי׃
mim-men-nî.
from mePrep | 1cs









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 7:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כָּל־זֹ֖ה נִסִּ֣יתִי בַֽחָכְמָ֑ה אָמַ֣רְתִּי אֶחְכָּ֔מָה וְהִ֖יא רְחֹוקָ֥ה מִמֶּֽנִּי׃

קהלת 7:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כל־זה נסיתי בחכמה אמרתי אחכמה והיא רחוקה ממני׃

קהלת 7:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כל־זה נסיתי בחכמה אמרתי אחכמה והיא רחוקה ממני׃

קהלת 7:23 Hebrew Bible
כל זה נסיתי בחכמה אמרתי אחכמה והיא רחוקה ממני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
I tested all this with wisdom, and I said, "I will be wise," but it was far from me.

King James Bible
All this have I proved by wisdom: I said, I will be wise; but it was far from me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have tested all this by wisdom. I resolved, "I will be wise," but it was beyond me.
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