Proverbs 21:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2896 [e]ט֗וֹב
ṭō-wḇ,
BetterAdj-ms
3427 [e]לָשֶׁ֥בֶת
lā-še-ḇeṯ
to dwellPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
inPrep
6438 [e]פִּנַּת־
pin-naṯ-
a cornerN-fsc
1406 [e]גָּ֑ג
gāḡ;
of a housetopN-ms
802 [e]מֵאֵ֥שֶׁת
mê-’ê-šeṯ
Than with a womanPrep-m | N-fsc
4079 [e]מִ֝דְיָנִ֗ים
miḏ-yā-nîm,
contentiousN-mp
1004 [e]וּבֵ֥ית
ū-ḇêṯ
and in a houseConj-w | N-msc
2267 [e]חָֽבֶר׃
ḥā-ḇer.
sharedN-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 21:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
טֹ֗וב לָשֶׁ֥בֶת עַל־פִּנַּת־גָּ֑ג מֵאֵ֥שֶׁת מִ֝דְיָנִ֗ים וּבֵ֥ית חָֽבֶר׃

משלי 21:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
טוב לשבת על־פנת־גג מאשת מדינים ובית חבר׃

משלי 21:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
טוב לשבת על־פנת־גג מאשת מדינים ובית חבר׃

משלי 21:9 Hebrew Bible
טוב לשבת על פנת גג מאשת מדונים ובית חבר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It is better to live in a corner of a roof Than in a house shared with a contentious woman.

King James Bible
It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better to live on the corner of a roof than to share a house with a nagging wife.
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