Proverbs 17:18
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
120 [e]אָדָ֣ם
’ā-ḏām
A manN-ms
2638 [e]חֲסַר־
ḥă-sar-
lackingAdj-msc
3820 [e]לֵ֭ב
lêḇ
understandingN-ms
8628 [e]תּוֹקֵ֣עַ
tō-w-qê-a‘
shakes in a pledgeV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3709 [e]כָּ֑ף
kāp̄;
handsN-fs
6148 [e]עֹרֵ֥ב
‘ō-rêḇ
[And] becomesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
6161 [e]עֲ֝רֻבָּ֗ה
‘ă-rub-bāh,
suretyN-fs
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֥י
lip̄-nê
forPrep-l | N-cpc
7453 [e]רֵעֵֽהוּ׃
rê-‘ê-hū.
his friendN-msc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 17:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אָדָ֣ם חֲסַר־לֵ֭ב תֹּוקֵ֣עַ כָּ֑ף עֹרֵ֥ב עֲ֝רֻבָּ֗ה לִפְנֵ֥י רֵעֵֽהוּ׃

משלי 17:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אדם חסר־לב תוקע כף ערב ערבה לפני רעהו׃

משלי 17:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אדם חסר־לב תוקע כף ערב ערבה לפני רעהו׃

משלי 17:18 Hebrew Bible
אדם חסר לב תוקע כף ערב ערבה לפני רעהו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A man lacking in sense pledges And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.

King James Bible
A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One without sense enters an agreement and puts up security for his friend.
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