Ecclesiastes 9:17
Text Analysis
1697 [e]דִּבְרֵ֣י
2450 [e]חֲכָמִ֔ים
of the wiseAdj-mp
5183 [e]בְּנַ֖חַת
[spoken] quietlyPrep-b | N-fs
8085 [e]נִשְׁמָעִ֑ים
[should be] heardV-Nifal-Prtcpl-mp
2201 [e]מִזַּעֲקַ֥ת
Rather than the shoutPrep-m | N-fsc
4910 [e]מוֹשֵׁ֖ל
of a rulerV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3684 [e]בַּכְּסִילִֽים׃
of foolsPrep-b, Art | N-mp

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 9:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
דִּבְרֵ֣י חֲכָמִ֔ים בְּנַ֖חַת נִשְׁמָעִ֑ים מִזַּעֲקַ֥ת מֹושֵׁ֖ל בַּכְּסִילִֽים׃

קהלת 9:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
דברי חכמים בנחת נשמעים מזעקת מושל בכסילים׃

קהלת 9:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
דברי חכמים בנחת נשמעים מזעקת מושל בכסילים׃

קהלת 9:17 Hebrew Bible
דברי חכמים בנחת נשמעים מזעקת מושל בכסילים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The words of the wise heard in quietness are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.

King James Bible
The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The calm words of the wise are heeded more than the shouts of a ruler over fools.
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