Proverbs 1:22
Text Analysis
5704 [e]עַד־
4970 [e]מָתַ֣י ׀
6612 [e]פְּתָיִם֮
you simple onesN-mp
157 [e]תְּֽאֵהֲב֫וּ
will you loveV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
6612 [e]פֶ֥תִי
3887 [e]וְלֵצִ֗ים
for scornersConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
3944 [e]לָ֭צוֹן
2530 [e]חָמְד֣וּ
1992 [e]לָהֶ֑ם
in theirPrep-l | Pro-3mp
3684 [e]וּ֝כְסִילִ֗ים
and foolsConj-w | N-mp
8130 [e]יִשְׂנְאוּ־
1847 [e]דָֽעַת׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 1:22 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עַד־מָתַ֣י ׀ פְּתָיִם֮ תְּֽאֵהֲב֫וּ פֶ֥תִי וְלֵצִ֗ים לָ֭צֹון חָמְד֣וּ לָהֶ֑ם וּ֝כְסִילִ֗ים יִשְׂנְאוּ־דָֽעַת׃

משלי 1:22 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
עד־מתי ׀ פתים תאהבו פתי ולצים לצון חמדו להם וכסילים ישנאו־דעת׃

משלי 1:22 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
עד־מתי ׀ פתים תאהבו פתי ולצים לצון חמדו להם וכסילים ישנאו־דעת׃

משלי 1:22 Hebrew Bible
עד מתי פתים תאהבו פתי ולצים לצון חמדו להם וכסילים ישנאו דעת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

King James Bible
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
How long, foolish ones, will you love ignorance? How long will you mockers enjoy mocking and you fools hate knowledge?
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the scorners

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Proverbs 15:12 A scorner loves not one that reproves him: neither will he go to the wise.

Proverbs 19:29 Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of fools.

Proverbs 21:11 When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the …

Job 34:7 What man is like Job, who drinks up scorning like water?

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Proverbs 5:12 And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;

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