Proverbs 14:29
Text Analysis
750 [e]אֶ֣רֶךְ
[He who is] slowAdj-msc
639 [e]אַ֭פַּיִם
to wrathN-md
7227 [e]רַב־
8394 [e]תְּבוּנָ֑ה
has understandingN-fs
7116 [e]וּקְצַר־
but [he who is] impulsiveConj-w | Adj-msc
7307 [e]ר֝֗וּחַ
of spiritN-cs
7311 [e]מֵרִ֥ים
200 [e]אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 14:29 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֶ֣רֶךְ אַ֭פַּיִם רַב־תְּבוּנָ֑ה וּקְצַר־ר֝֗וּחַ מֵרִ֥ים אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

משלי 14:29 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ארך אפים רב־תבונה וקצר־רוח מרים אולת׃

משלי 14:29 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ארך אפים רב־תבונה וקצר־רוח מרים אולת׃

משלי 14:29 Hebrew Bible
ארך אפים רב תבונה וקצר רוח מרים אולת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.

King James Bible
He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A patient person shows great understanding, but a quick-tempered one promotes foolishness.
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