Proverbs 20:20
Text Analysis
7043 [e]מְ֭קַלֵּל
Whoever cursesV-Piel-Prtcpl-ms
1 [e]אָבִ֣יו
his fatherN-msc | 3ms
517 [e]וְאִמּ֑וֹ
or his motherConj-w | N-fsc | 3ms
1846 [e]יִֽדְעַ֥ךְ
will be put outV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5216 [e]נֵ֝ר֗וֹ
His lampN-msc | 3ms
-Preposition-b :: Noun - masculine singular construct Prep-b | N-msc
380 [e](בֶּאֱשׁ֥וּן)
in deepPrep-b | N-ms
2822 [e]חֹֽשֶׁךְ׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 20:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מְ֭קַלֵּל אָבִ֣יו וְאִמֹּ֑ו יִֽדְעַ֥ךְ נֵ֝רֹ֗ו [בְּאִישֹׁון כ] (בֶּאֱשׁ֥וּן ק) חֹֽשֶׁךְ׃

משלי 20:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מקלל אביו ואמו ידעך נרו [באישון כ] (באשון ק) חשך׃

משלי 20:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מקלל אביו ואמו ידעך נרו [באישון כ] (באשון ק) חשך׃

משלי 20:20 Hebrew Bible
מקלל אביו ואמו ידעך נרו באישון חשך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness.

King James Bible
Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whoever curses his father or mother-- his lamp will go out in deep darkness.
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