Ecclesiastes 7:9
Text Analysis
408 [e]אַל־
926 [e]תְּבַהֵ֥ל
do hastenV-Piel-Imperf-2ms
7307 [e]בְּרֽוּחֲךָ֖
in your spiritPrep-b | N-csc | 2ms
3707 [e]לִכְע֑וֹס
to be angryPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
3708 [e]כַ֔עַס
2436 [e]בְּחֵ֥יק
in the bosomPrep-b | N-msc
3684 [e]כְּסִילִ֖ים
of foolsN-mp
5117 [e]יָנֽוּחַ׃

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 7:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַל־תְּבַהֵ֥ל בְּרֽוּחֲךָ֖ לִכְעֹ֑וס כִּ֣י כַ֔עַס בְּחֵ֥יק כְּסִילִ֖ים יָנֽוּחַ׃

קהלת 7:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אל־תבהל ברוחך לכעוס כי כעס בחיק כסילים ינוח׃

קהלת 7:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אל־תבהל ברוחך לכעוס כי כעס בחיק כסילים ינוח׃

קהלת 7:9 Hebrew Bible
אל תבהל ברוחך לכעוס כי כעס בחיק כסילים ינוח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.

King James Bible
Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't let your spirit rush to be angry, for anger abides in the heart of fools.
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