Proverbs 22:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6231 [e]עֹ֣שֵֽׁק
‘ō-šêq
He who oppressesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1800 [e]דָּ֭ל
dāl
the poorAdj-ms
7235 [e]לְהַרְבּ֣וֹת
lə-har-bō-wṯ
to increasePrep-l | V-Hifil-Inf
  ל֑וֹ
lōw;
his [riches]Prep | 3ms
5414 [e]נֹתֵ֥ן
nō-ṯên
[And] he who givesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
6223 [e]לְ֝עָשִׁ֗יר
lə-‘ā-šîr,
to the richPrep-l | Adj-ms
389 [e]אַךְ־
’aḵ-
surelyAdv
4270 [e]לְמַחְסֽוֹר׃
lə-maḥ-sō-wr.
[will come] to povertyPrep-l | N-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 22:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עֹ֣שֵֽׁק דָּ֭ל לְהַרְבֹּ֣ות לֹ֑ו נֹתֵ֥ן לְ֝עָשִׁ֗יר אַךְ־לְמַחְסֹֽור׃

משלי 22:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
עשק דל להרבות לו נתן לעשיר אך־למחסור׃

משלי 22:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
עשק דל להרבות לו נתן לעשיר אך־למחסור׃

משלי 22:16 Hebrew Bible
עשק דל להרבות לו נתן לעשיר אך למחסור׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

King James Bible
He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Oppressing the poor to enrich oneself, and giving to the rich--both lead only to poverty.
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that oppresseth

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James 5:1-5 Go to now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall …

he that giveth

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