Proverbs 14:23
Text Analysis
3605 [e]בְּכָל־
In allPrep-b | N-msc
6089 [e]עֶ֭צֶב
1961 [e]יִהְיֶ֣ה
there isV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
4195 [e]מוֹתָ֑ר
1697 [e]וּדְבַר־
but chatter [leads]Conj-w | N-msc
8193 [e]שְׂ֝פָתַ֗יִם
389 [e]אַךְ־
4270 [e]לְמַחְסֽוֹר׃
to povertyPrep-l | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 14:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בְּכָל־עֶ֭צֶב יִהְיֶ֣ה מֹותָ֑ר וּדְבַרשְׂ֝־פָתַ֗יִם אַךְ־לְמַחְסֹֽור׃

משלי 14:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
בכל־עצב יהיה מותר ודברש־פתים אך־למחסור׃

משלי 14:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
בכל־עצב יהיה מותר ודברש־פתים אך־למחסור׃

משלי 14:23 Hebrew Bible
בכל עצב יהיה מותר ודבר שפתים אך למחסור׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.

King James Bible
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There is profit in all hard work, but endless talk leads only to poverty.
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