Proverbs 17:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3680 [e]מְֽכַסֶּה־
mə-ḵas-seh-
He who coversV-Piel-Prtcpl-ms
6588 [e]פֶּ֭שַׁע
pe-ša‘
a transgressionN-ms
1245 [e]מְבַקֵּ֣שׁ
mə-ḇaq-qêš
seeksV-Piel-Prtcpl-ms
160 [e]אַהֲבָ֑ה
’a-hă-ḇāh;
loveN-fs
8138 [e]וְשֹׁנֶ֥ה
wə-šō-neh
but he who repeatsConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1697 [e]בְ֝דָבָ֗ר
ḇə-ḏā-ḇār,
a matterPrep-b | N-ms
6504 [e]מַפְרִ֥יד
map̄-rîḏ
separatesV-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
441 [e]אַלּֽוּף׃
’al-lūp̄.
friendsN-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 17:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מְֽכַסֶּה־פֶּ֭שַׁע מְבַקֵּ֣שׁ אַהֲבָ֑ה וְשֹׁנֶ֥ה בְ֝דָבָ֗ר מַפְרִ֥יד אַלּֽוּף׃

משלי 17:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מכסה־פשע מבקש אהבה ושנה בדבר מפריד אלוף׃

משלי 17:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מכסה־פשע מבקש אהבה ושנה בדבר מפריד אלוף׃

משלי 17:9 Hebrew Bible
מכסה פשע מבקש אהבה ושנה בדבר מפריד אלוף׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who conceals a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.

King James Bible
He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whoever conceals an offense promotes love, but whoever gossips about it separates friends.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that covereth

Proverbs 10:12 Hatred stirs up strifes: but love covers all sins.

Psalm 32:1 Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered.

1 Peter 4:8 And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity …

seeketh

Proverbs 16:28 A fraudulent man sows strife: and a whisperer separates chief friends.

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