Proverbs 17:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6298 [e]פָּג֬וֹשׁ
pā-ḡō-wōš
Let meetV-Qal-InfAbs
1677 [e]דֹּ֣ב
dōḇ
a bearN-fs
7909 [e]שַׁכּ֣וּל
šak-kūl
robbed of her cubsAdj-ms
376 [e]בְּאִ֑ישׁ
bə-’îš;
a manPrep-b | N-ms
408 [e]וְאַל־
wə-’al-
and Rather thanConj-w | Adv
3684 [e]כְּ֝סִ֗יל
kə-sîl,
a foolN-ms
200 [e]בְּאִוַּלְתּֽוֹ׃
bə-’iw-wal-tōw.
in his follyPrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 17:12 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
פָּגֹ֬ושׁ דֹּ֣ב שַׁכּ֣וּל בְּאִ֑ישׁ וְאַל־כְּ֝סִ֗יל בְּאִוַּלְתֹּֽו׃

משלי 17:12 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
פגוש דב שכול באיש ואל־כסיל באולתו׃

משלי 17:12 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
פגוש דב שכול באיש ואל־כסיל באולתו׃

משלי 17:12 Hebrew Bible
פגוש דב שכול באיש ואל כסיל באולתו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Let a man meet a bear robbed of her cubs, Rather than a fool in his folly.

King James Bible
Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better for a man to meet a bear robbed of her cubs than a fool in his foolishness.
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