Proverbs 18:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6662 [e]צַדִּ֣יק
ṣad-dîq
[seems] rightAdj-ms
7223 [e]הָרִאשׁ֣וֹן
hā-ri-šō-wn
the first [one]Art | Adj-ms
7379 [e]בְּרִיב֑וֹ
bə-rî-ḇōw;
to [plead] his causePrep-b | N-msc | 3ms
  [יבא־]
[yā-ḇō-
-Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular V-Qal-Imperf-3ms
 
ḵ]
 
935 [e](וּבָֽא־)
(ū-ḇā-
comesConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
935 [e]רֵ֝עֵ֗הוּ
q)
2713 [e]וַחֲקָרֽוֹ׃
wa-ḥă-qā-rōw.
and examines himConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 18:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
צַדִּ֣יק הָרִאשֹׁ֣ון בְּרִיבֹ֑ו [יָבֹא־ כ] (וּבָֽא־רֵ֝עֵ֗הוּ ק) וַחֲקָרֹֽו׃

משלי 18:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
צדיק הראשון בריבו [יבא־ כ] (ובא־רעהו ק) וחקרו׃

משלי 18:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
צדיק הראשון בריבו [יבא־ כ] (ובא־רעהו ק) וחקרו׃

משלי 18:17 Hebrew Bible
צדיק הראשון בריבו יבא רעהו וחקרו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The first to plead his case seems right, Until another comes and examines him.

King James Bible
He that is first in his own cause seemeth just; but his neighbour cometh and searcheth him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.
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