Ecclesiastes 7:8
Text Analysis
2896 [e]ט֛וֹב
[is] betterAdj-ms
319 [e]אַחֲרִ֥ית
the endN-fsc
1697 [e]דָּבָ֖ר
of a thingN-ms
7225 [e]מֵֽרֵאשִׁית֑וֹ
than its beginningPrep-m | N-fsc | 3ms
2896 [e]ט֥וֹב
[is] betterAdj-ms
750 [e]אֶֽרֶךְ־
the slow inAdj-msc
7307 [e]ר֖וּחַ
1362 [e]מִגְּבַהּ־
than the high inPrep-m | Adj-msc
7307 [e]רֽוּחַ׃

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 7:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
טֹ֛וב אַחֲרִ֥ית דָּבָ֖ר מֵֽרֵאשִׁיתֹ֑ו טֹ֥וב אֶֽרֶךְ־ר֖וּחַ מִגְּבַהּ־רֽוּחַ׃

קהלת 7:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
טוב אחרית דבר מראשיתו טוב ארך־רוח מגבה־רוח׃

קהלת 7:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
טוב אחרית דבר מראשיתו טוב ארך־רוח מגבה־רוח׃

קהלת 7:8 Hebrew Bible
טוב אחרית דבר מראשיתו טוב ארך רוח מגבה רוח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The end of a matter is better than its beginning; Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit.

King James Bible
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The end of a matter is better than its beginning; a patient spirit is better than a proud spirit.
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