Proverbs 16:22
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4726 [e]מְק֣וֹר
mə-qō-wr
A wellspringN-msc
2416 [e]חַ֭יִּים
ḥay-yîm
of lifeN-mp
7922 [e]שֵׂ֣כֶל
śê-ḵel
Understanding [is]N-msc
1167 [e]בְּעָלָ֑יו
bə-‘ā-lāw;
to him who has itN-mpc | 3ms
4148 [e]וּמוּסַ֖ר
ū-mū-sar
but the correctionConj-w | N-msc
191 [e]אֱוִלִ֣ים
’ĕ-wi-lîm
of foolsN-mp
200 [e]אִוֶּֽלֶת׃
’iw-we-leṯ.
[is] follyN-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 16:22 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מְקֹ֣ור חַ֭יִּים שֵׂ֣כֶל בְּעָלָ֑יו וּמוּסַ֖ר אֱוִלִ֣ים אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

משלי 16:22 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מקור חיים שכל בעליו ומוסר אולים אולת׃

משלי 16:22 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מקור חיים שכל בעליו ומוסר אולים אולת׃

משלי 16:22 Hebrew Bible
מקור חיים שכל בעליו ומוסר אולים אולת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it, But the discipline of fools is folly.

King James Bible
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Insight is a fountain of life for its possessor, but the discipline of fools is folly.
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