Proverbs 1:6
Text Analysis
995 [e]לְהָבִ֣ין
To understandPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
4912 [e]מָ֭שָׁל
a proverbN-ms
4426 [e]וּמְלִיצָ֑ה
and an enigmaConj-w | N-fs
1697 [e]דִּבְרֵ֥י
the wordsN-mpc
2450 [e]חֲ֝כָמִ֗ים
of the wiseAdj-mp
2420 [e]וְחִידֹתָֽם׃
and their riddlesConj-w | N-fpc | 3mp

Hebrew Texts
משלי 1:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לְהָבִ֣ין מָ֭שָׁל וּמְלִיצָ֑ה דִּבְרֵ֥י חֲ֝כָמִ֗ים וְחִידֹתָֽם׃

משלי 1:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
להבין משל ומליצה דברי חכמים וחידתם׃

משלי 1:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
להבין משל ומליצה דברי חכמים וחידתם׃

משלי 1:6 Hebrew Bible
להבין משל ומליצה דברי חכמים וחידתם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
To understand a proverb and a figure, The words of the wise and their riddles.

King James Bible
To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for understanding a proverb or a parable, the words of the wise, and their riddles.
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