Proverbs 15:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3956 [e]לְשׁ֣וֹן
lə-šō-wn
The tongueN-csc
2450 [e]חֲ֭כָמִים
ḥă-ḵā-mîm
of the wiseAdj-mp
3190 [e]תֵּיטִ֣יב
tê-ṭîḇ
uses rightlyV-Hifil-Imperf-3fs
1847 [e]דָּ֑עַת
dā-‘aṯ;
knowledgeN-fs
6310 [e]וּפִ֥י
ū-p̄î
but the mouthConj-w | N-msc
3684 [e]כְ֝סִילִ֗ים
ḵə-sî-lîm,
of foolsN-mp
5042 [e]יַבִּ֥יעַ
yab-bî-a‘
pours forthV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
200 [e]אִוֶּֽלֶת׃
’iw-we-leṯ.
foolishnessN-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 15:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לְשֹׁ֣ון חֲ֭כָמִים תֵּיטִ֣יב דָּ֑עַת וּפִ֥י כְ֝סִילִ֗ים יַבִּ֥יעַ אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

משלי 15:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לשון חכמים תיטיב דעת ופי כסילים יביע אולת׃

משלי 15:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לשון חכמים תיטיב דעת ופי כסילים יביע אולת׃

משלי 15:2 Hebrew Bible
לשון חכמים תיטיב דעת ופי כסילים יביע אולת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable, But the mouth of fools spouts folly.

King James Bible
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The tongue of the wise makes knowledge attractive, but the mouth of fools blurts out foolishness.
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