Proverbs 21:20
Text Analysis
214 [e]אוֹצָ֤ר ׀
[There is] treasureN-ms
2530 [e]נֶחְמָ֣ד
8081 [e]וָ֭שֶׁמֶן
and oilConj-w | N-ms
5116 [e]בִּנְוֵ֣ה
in the dwellingPrep-b | N-msc
2450 [e]חָכָ֑ם
of the wiseAdj-ms
3684 [e]וּכְסִ֖יל
but foolishConj-w | N-ms
120 [e]אָדָ֣ם
a manN-ms
1104 [e]יְבַלְּעֶֽנּוּ׃
squanders itV-Piel-Imperf-3ms | 3mse

Hebrew Texts
משלי 21:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֹוצָ֤ר ׀ נֶחְמָ֣ד וָ֭שֶׁמֶן בִּנְוֵ֣ה חָכָ֑ם וּכְסִ֖יל אָדָ֣ם יְבַלְּעֶֽנּוּ׃

משלי 21:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אוצר ׀ נחמד ושמן בנוה חכם וכסיל אדם יבלענו׃

משלי 21:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אוצר ׀ נחמד ושמן בנוה חכם וכסיל אדם יבלענו׃

משלי 21:20 Hebrew Bible
אוצר נחמד ושמן בנוה חכם וכסיל אדם יבלענו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
There is precious treasure and oil in the dwelling of the wise, But a foolish man swallows it up.

King James Bible
There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Precious treasure and oil are in the dwelling of a wise person, but a foolish man consumes them.
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