Proverbs 21:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6388 [e]פַּלְגֵי־
pal-ḡê-
[Like] the riversN-mpc
4325 [e]מַ֣יִם
ma-yim
of waterN-mp
3820 [e]לֶב־
leḇ-
the heart [is]N-msc
4428 [e]מֶ֭לֶךְ
me-leḵ
of kingN-ms
3027 [e]בְּיַד־
bə-yaḏ-
in the handPrep-b | N-fsc
3068 [e]יְהוָ֑ה
Yah-weh;
of YahwehN-proper-ms
5921 [e]עַֽל־
‘al-
onPrep
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
all mannerN-msc
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֖ר
’ă-šer
whereverPro-r
2654 [e]יַחְפֹּ֣ץ
yaḥ-pōṣ
He wishesV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5186 [e]יַטֶּֽנּוּ׃
yaṭ-ṭen-nū.
He turns itV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms | 3mse
3605 [e]כָּֽל־
kāl-
EveryN-msc
1870 [e]דֶּרֶךְ־
de-reḵ-
wayN-csc









Hebrew Texts
משלי 21:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
פַּלְגֵי־מַ֣יִם לֶב־מֶ֭לֶךְ בְּיַד־יְהוָ֑ה עַֽל־כָּל־אֲשֶׁ֖ר יַחְפֹּ֣ץ יַטֶּֽנּוּ׃

משלי 21:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
פלגי־מים לב־מלך ביד־יהוה על־כל־אשר יחפץ יטנו׃

משלי 21:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
פלגי־מים לב־מלך ביד־יהוה על־כל־אשר יחפץ יטנו׃

משלי 21:1 Hebrew Bible
פלגי מים לב מלך ביד יהוה על כל אשר יחפץ יטנו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The king's heart is like channels of water in the hand of the LORD; He turns it wherever He wishes.

King James Bible
The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A king's heart is like streams of water in the LORD's hand: He directs it wherever He chooses.
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