Proverbs 20:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6149 [e]עָרֵ֣ב
‘ā-rêḇ
[is] sweetAdj-ms
376 [e]לָ֭אִישׁ
lā-’îš
to a manPrep-l, Art | N-ms
3899 [e]לֶ֣חֶם
le-ḥem
BreadN-msc
8267 [e]שָׁ֑קֶר
šā-qer;
[gained] by deceitN-ms
310 [e]וְ֝אַחַ֗ר
wə-’a-ḥar,
but afterwardConj-w | Adv
4390 [e]יִמָּֽלֵא־
yim-mā-lê-
will be filledV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms
6310 [e]פִ֥יהוּ
p̄î-hū
his mouthN-msc | 3ms
2687 [e]חָצָֽץ׃
ḥā-ṣāṣ.
with gravelN-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 20:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עָרֵ֣ב לָ֭אִישׁ לֶ֣חֶם שָׁ֑קֶר וְ֝אַחַ֗ר יִמָּֽלֵא־פִ֥יהוּ חָצָֽץ׃

משלי 20:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ערב לאיש לחם שקר ואחר ימלא־פיהו חצץ׃

משלי 20:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ערב לאיש לחם שקר ואחר ימלא־פיהו חצץ׃

משלי 20:17 Hebrew Bible
ערב לאיש לחם שקר ואחר ימלא פיהו חצץ׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Bread obtained by falsehood is sweet to a man, But afterward his mouth will be filled with gravel.

King James Bible
Bread of deceit is sweet to a man; but afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Food gained by fraud is sweet to a man, but afterward his mouth is full of gravel.
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