Proverbs 12:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
120 [e]אָדָ֣ם
’ā-ḏām
A manN-ms
6175 [e]עָ֭רוּם
‘ā-rūm
prudentAdj-ms
3680 [e]כֹּ֣סֶה
kō-seh
concealsV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1847 [e]דָּ֑עַת
dā-‘aṯ;
knowledgeN-fs
3820 [e]וְלֵ֥ב
wə-lêḇ
but the heartConj-w | N-msc
3684 [e]כְּ֝סִילִ֗ים
kə-sî-lîm,
of foolsN-mp
7121 [e]יִקְרָ֥א
yiq-rā
proclaimsV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
200 [e]אִוֶּֽלֶת׃
’iw-we-leṯ.
foolishnessN-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 12:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אָדָ֣ם עָ֭רוּם כֹּ֣סֶה דָּ֑עַת וְלֵ֥ב כְּ֝סִילִ֗ים יִקְרָ֥א אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

משלי 12:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אדם ערום כסה דעת ולב כסילים יקרא אולת׃

משלי 12:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אדם ערום כסה דעת ולב כסילים יקרא אולת׃

משלי 12:23 Hebrew Bible
אדם ערום כסה דעת ולב כסילים יקרא אולת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A prudent man conceals knowledge, But the heart of fools proclaims folly.

King James Bible
A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A shrewd person conceals knowledge, but a foolish heart publicizes stupidity.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

prudent

Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains …

Proverbs 11:13 A talebearer reveals secrets: but he that is of a faithful spirit …

Proverbs 13:16 Every prudent man deals with knowledge: but a fool lays open his folly.

but

Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise uses knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools …

Ecclesiastes 10:3,12-14 Yes also, when he that is a fool walks by the way, his wisdom fails …

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