Ecclesiastes 7:25
Text Analysis
5437 [e]סַבּ֨וֹתִֽי
589 [e]אֲנִ֤י
3820 [e]וְלִבִּי֙
and my heartConj-w | N-msc | 1cs
3045 [e]לָדַ֣עַת
to knowPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
8446 [e]וְלָת֔וּר
and to searchConj-w, Prep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1245 [e]וּבַקֵּ֥שׁ
and seek outConj-w | V-Piel-Inf
2451 [e]חָכְמָ֖ה
2808 [e]וְחֶשְׁבּ֑וֹן
and the reason [of things]Conj-w | N-ms
1847 [e]וְלָדַ֙עַת֙
and to knowConj-w, Prep-l | V-Qal-Inf
7562 [e]רֶ֣שַׁע
the wickednessN-ms
3689 [e]כֶּ֔סֶל
of follyN-ms
5531 [e]וְהַסִּכְל֖וּת
and Even of foolishnessConj-w, Art | N-fs
1947 [e]הוֹלֵלֽוֹת׃
[and] madnessN-fp

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 7:25 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
סַבֹּ֨ותִֽי אֲנִ֤י וְלִבִּי֙ לָדַ֣עַת וְלָת֔וּר וּבַקֵּ֥שׁ חָכְמָ֖ה וְחֶשְׁבֹּ֑ון וְלָדַ֙עַת֙ רֶ֣שַׁע כֶּ֔סֶל וְהַסִּכְל֖וּת הֹולֵלֹֽות׃

קהלת 7:25 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
סבותי אני ולבי לדעת ולתור ובקש חכמה וחשבון ולדעת רשע כסל והסכלות הוללות׃

קהלת 7:25 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
סבותי אני ולבי לדעת ולתור ובקש חכמה וחשבון ולדעת רשע כסל והסכלות הוללות׃

קהלת 7:25 Hebrew Bible
סבותי אני ולבי לדעת ולתור ובקש חכמה וחשבון ולדעת רשע כסל והסכלות הוללות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
I directed my mind to know, to investigate and to seek wisdom and an explanation, and to know the evil of folly and the foolishness of madness.

King James Bible
I applied mine heart to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom, and the reason of things, and to know the wickedness of folly, even of foolishness and madness:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I turned my thoughts to know, explore, and seek wisdom and an explanation for things, and to know that wickedness is stupidity and folly is madness.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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the reason

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