Proverbs 15:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4617 [e]מַֽעֲנֶה־
ma-‘ă-neh-
A answerN-msc
7390 [e]רַּ֭ךְ
raḵ
softAdj-ms
7725 [e]יָשִׁ֣יב
yā-šîḇ
turns awayV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
2534 [e]חֵמָ֑ה
ḥê-māh;
wrathN-fs
1697 [e]וּדְבַר־
ū-ḏə-ḇar-
but a wordConj-w | N-msc
6089 [e]עֶ֝֗צֶב
‘e-ṣeḇ,
harshN-ms
5927 [e]יַעֲלֶה־
ya-‘ă-leh-
stirs upV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
639 [e]אָֽף׃
’āp̄.
angerN-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 15:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מַֽעֲנֶה־רַּ֭ךְ יָשִׁ֣יב חֵמָ֑ה וּדְבַר־עֶ֝֗צֶב יַעֲלֶה־אָֽף׃

משלי 15:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מענה־רך ישיב חמה ודבר־עצב יעלה־אף׃

משלי 15:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מענה־רך ישיב חמה ודבר־עצב יעלה־אף׃

משלי 15:1 Hebrew Bible
מענה רך ישיב חמה ודבר עצב יעלה אף׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.

King James Bible
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A gentle answer turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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