Proverbs 22:29
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2372 [e]חָזִ֡יתָ
ḥā-zî-ṯā
Do you seeV-Qal-Perf-2ms
376 [e]אִ֤ישׁ ׀
’îš
a manN-ms
4106 [e]מָ֘הִ֤יר
mā-hîr
[who] excelsAdj-ms
4399 [e]בִּמְלַאכְתּ֗וֹ
bim-laḵ-tōw,
in his workPrep-b | N-fsc | 3ms
6440 [e]לִֽפְנֵֽי־
lip̄-nê-
beforePrep-l | N-mpc
4428 [e]מְלָכִ֥ים
mə-lā-ḵîm
kingsN-mp
3320 [e]יִתְיַצָּ֑ב
yiṯ-yaṣ-ṣāḇ;
He will standV-Hitpael-Imperf-3ms
1077 [e]בַּל־
bal-
notAdv
3320 [e]יִ֝תְיַצֵּב
yiṯ-yaṣ-ṣêḇ
He will standV-Hitpael-Imperf-3ms
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֥י
lip̄-nê
beforePrep-l | N-cpc
2823 [e]חֲשֻׁכִּֽים׃
ḥă-šuk-kîm.
unknown [men]Adj-mp
  פ
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Hebrew Texts
משלי 22:29 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
חָזִ֡יתָ אִ֤ישׁ ׀ מָ֘הִ֤יר בִּמְלַאכְתֹּ֗ו לִֽפְנֵֽי־מְלָכִ֥ים יִתְיַצָּ֑ב בַּל־יִ֝תְיַצֵּב לִפְנֵ֥י חֲשֻׁכִּֽים׃ פ

משלי 22:29 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
חזית איש ׀ מהיר במלאכתו לפני־מלכים יתיצב בל־יתיצב לפני חשכים׃ פ

משלי 22:29 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
חזית איש ׀ מהיר במלאכתו לפני־מלכים יתיצב בל־יתיצב לפני חשכים׃ פ

משלי 22:29 Hebrew Bible
חזית איש מהיר במלאכתו לפני מלכים יתיצב בל יתיצב לפני חשכים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.

King James Bible
Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand in the presence of kings. He will not stand in the presence of unknown men.
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he shall stand that is, he shall have the honour or serving kings; as the phrase denotes mean men.

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