Proverbs 17:23
Text Analysis
7810 [e]שֹׁ֣חַד
A bribeN-ms
2436 [e]מֵ֭חֵיק
behind the backPrep-m | N-msc
7563 [e]רָשָׁ֣ע
a wicked [man]Adj-ms
3947 [e]יִקָּ֑ח
5186 [e]לְ֝הַטּ֗וֹת
to pervertPrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
734 [e]אָרְח֥וֹת
the waysN-cpc
4941 [e]מִשְׁפָּֽט׃
of justiceN-ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 17:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שֹׁ֣חַד מֵ֭חֵיק רָשָׁ֣ע יִקָּ֑ח לְ֝הַטֹּ֗ות אָרְחֹ֥ות מִשְׁפָּֽט׃

משלי 17:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שחד מחיק רשע יקח להטות ארחות משפט׃

משלי 17:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שחד מחיק רשע יקח להטות ארחות משפט׃

משלי 17:23 Hebrew Bible
שחד מחיק רשע יקח להטות ארחות משפט׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A wicked man receives a bribe from the bosom To pervert the ways of justice.

King James Bible
A wicked man taketh a gift out of the bosom to pervert the ways of judgment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wicked man secretly takes a bribe to subvert the course of justice.
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