Proverbs 20:3
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3519 [e]כָּב֣וֹד
kā-ḇō-wḏ
[it is] honorableN-ms
376 [e]לָ֭אִישׁ
lā-’îš
for a manPrep-l, Art | N-ms
7674 [e]שֶׁ֣בֶת
še-ḇeṯ
to stopAdj-fs
7379 [e]מֵרִ֑יב
mê-rîḇ;
strivingPrep-m | N-ms
3605 [e]וְכָל־
wə-ḵāl
since anyConj-w | N-msc
191 [e]אֱ֝וִ֗יל
’ĕ-wîl,
foolN-ms
1566 [e]יִתְגַּלָּֽע׃
yiṯ-gal-lā‘.
can start a quarrelV-Hitpael-Imperf-3ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 20:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כָּבֹ֣וד לָ֭אִישׁ שֶׁ֣בֶת מֵרִ֑יב וְכָל־אֱ֝וִ֗יל יִתְגַּלָּֽע׃

משלי 20:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כבוד לאיש שבת מריב וכל־אויל יתגלע׃

משלי 20:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כבוד לאיש שבת מריב וכל־אויל יתגלע׃

משלי 20:3 Hebrew Bible
כבוד לאיש שבת מריב וכל אויל יתגלע׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Keeping away from strife is an honor for a man, But any fool will quarrel.

King James Bible
It is an honour for a man to cease from strife: but every fool will be meddling.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is honorable for a man to resolve a dispute, but any fool can get himself into a quarrel.
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