Proverbs 13:16
Text Analysis
3605 [e]כָּל־
6175 [e]עָ֭רוּם
prudent [man]Adj-ms
6213 [e]יַעֲשֶׂ֣ה
1847 [e]בְדָ֑עַת
with knowledgePrep-b | N-fs
3684 [e]וּ֝כְסִ֗יל
but a foolConj-w | N-ms
6566 [e]יִפְרֹ֥שׂ
lays openV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
200 [e]אִוֶּֽלֶת׃
[his] follyN-fs

Hebrew Texts
משלי 13:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כָּל־עָ֭רוּם יַעֲשֶׂ֣ה בְדָ֑עַת וּ֝כְסִ֗יל יִפְרֹ֥שׂ אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

משלי 13:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כל־ערום יעשה בדעת וכסיל יפרש אולת׃

משלי 13:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כל־ערום יעשה בדעת וכסיל יפרש אולת׃

משלי 13:16 Hebrew Bible
כל ערום יעשה בדעת וכסיל יפרש אולת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Every prudent man acts with knowledge, But a fool displays folly.

King James Bible
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Every sensible person acts knowledgeably, but a fool displays his stupidity.
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