Proverbs 17:22
Text Analysis
3820 [e]לֵ֣ב
A heartN-ms
8056 [e]שָׂ֭מֵחַ
3190 [e]יֵיטִ֣ב
does goodV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
1456 [e]גֵּהָ֑ה
[like] medicineN-fs
7307 [e]וְר֥וּחַ
but a spiritConj-w | N-cs
5218 [e]נְ֝כֵאָ֗ה
3001 [e]תְּיַבֶּשׁ־
1634 [e]גָּֽרֶם׃
the bonesN-ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 17:22 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לֵ֣ב מֵחַ יֵיטִ֣ב גֵּהָ֑ה וְר֥וּחַ נְ֝כֵאָ֗ה תְּיַבֶּשׁ־גָּֽרֶם׃

משלי 17:22 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לב מח ייטב גהה ורוח נכאה תיבש־גרם׃

משלי 17:22 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לב מח ייטב גהה ורוח נכאה תיבש־גרם׃

משלי 17:22 Hebrew Bible
לב שמח ייטב גהה ורוח נכאה תיבש גרם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.

King James Bible
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.
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