Proverbs 16:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3820 [e]לֵ֣ב
lêḇ
The heartN-ms
2450 [e]חָ֭כָם
ḥā-ḵām
of the wiseAdj-ms
7919 [e]יַשְׂכִּ֣יל
yaś-kîl
teachesV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
6310 [e]פִּ֑יהוּ
pî-hū;
his mouthN-msc | 3ms
5921 [e]וְעַל־
wə-‘a-lś-
and toConj-w | Prep
8193 [e]שְׂ֝פָתָ֗יו
p̄ā-ṯāw,
his lipsN-fdc | 3ms
3254 [e]יֹסִ֥יף
yō-sîp̄
addsV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
3948 [e]לֶֽקַח׃
le-qaḥ.
learningN-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 16:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לֵ֣ב חָ֭כָם יַשְׂכִּ֣יל פִּ֑יהוּ וְעַלשְׂ֝־פָתָ֗יו יֹסִ֥יף לֶֽקַח׃

משלי 16:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לב חכם ישכיל פיהו ועלש־פתיו יסיף לקח׃

משלי 16:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לב חכם ישכיל פיהו ועלש־פתיו יסיף לקח׃

משלי 16:23 Hebrew Bible
לב חכם ישכיל פיהו ועל שפתיו יסיף לקח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds persuasiveness to his lips.

King James Bible
The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wise heart instructs its mouth and increases learning with its speech.
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