Ecclesiastes 9:18
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2896 [e]טוֹבָ֥ה
ṭō-w-ḇāh
[is] betterAdj-fs
2451 [e]חָכְמָ֖ה
ḥāḵ-māh
WisdomN-fs
3627 [e]מִכְּלֵ֣י
mik-kə-lê
than weaponsPrep-m | N-mpc
7128 [e]קְרָ֑ב
qə-rāḇ;
of warN-ms
2398 [e]וְחוֹטֶ֣א
wə-ḥō-w-ṭe
but sinnerConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
259 [e]אֶחָ֔ד
’e-ḥāḏ,
oneNumber-ms
6 [e]יְאַבֵּ֥ד
yə-’ab-bêḏ
destroysV-Piel-Imperf-3ms
2896 [e]טוֹבָ֥ה
ṭō-w-ḇāh
goodN-fs
7235 [e]הַרְבֵּֽה׃
har-bêh.
muchV-Hifil-InfAbs









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 9:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
טֹובָ֥ה חָכְמָ֖ה מִכְּלֵ֣י קְרָ֑ב וְחֹוטֶ֣א אֶחָ֔ד יְאַבֵּ֥ד טֹובָ֥ה הַרְבֵּֽה׃

קהלת 9:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
טובה חכמה מכלי קרב וחוטא אחד יאבד טובה הרבה׃

קהלת 9:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
טובה חכמה מכלי קרב וחוטא אחד יאבד טובה הרבה׃

קהלת 9:18 Hebrew Bible
טובה חכמה מכלי קרב וחוטא אחד יאבד טובה הרבה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.

King James Bible
Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner can destroy much good.
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