Proverbs 23:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
  [התעוף]
[hă-ṯā-‘ūp̄
-Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular V-Qal-Imperf-2ms
 
ḵ]
 
5774 [e](הֲתָ֤עִיף)
(hă-ṯā-‘îp̄
Will you setV-Hifil-Imperf-2ms
 
q)
 
5869 [e]עֵינֶ֥יךָ
‘ê-ne-ḵā
your eyesN-cdc | 2ms
  בּ֗וֹ
bōw,
on thatPrep | 3ms
369 [e]וְֽאֵ֫ינֶ֥נּוּ
wə-’ê-nen-nū
and which is notConj-w | Adv | 3ms
3588 [e]כִּ֤י
forConj
6213 [e]עָשֹׂ֣ה
‘ā-śōh
surelyV-Qal-InfAbs
6213 [e]יַעֲשֶׂה־
ya-‘ă-śeh-
[riches] makeV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
  לּ֣וֹ
lōw
themselvesPrep | 3ms
3671 [e]כְנָפַ֑יִם
ḵə-nā-p̄a-yim;
wingsN-fd
5404 [e]כְּ֝נֶ֗שֶׁר
kə-ne-šer,
like an eaglePrep-k | N-ms
  [ועיף]
[wə-‘ā-yêp̄
-Conjunctive waw :: Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular Conj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
 
ḵ]
 
5774 [e](יָע֥וּף)
(yā-‘ūp̄
they fly awayV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
 
q)
 
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃
haš-šā-mā-yim.
[toward] heavenArt | N-mp
  פ
-Punc









Hebrew Texts
משלי 23:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
[הֲתָעוּף כ] (הֲתָ֤עִיף ק) עֵינֶ֥יךָ בֹּ֗ו וְֽאֵ֫ינֶ֥נּוּ כִּ֤י עָשֹׂ֣ה יַעֲשֶׂה־לֹּ֣ו כְנָפַ֑יִם כְּ֝נֶ֗שֶׁר [וְעָיֵף כ] (יָע֥וּף ק) הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃ פ

משלי 23:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
[התעוף כ] (התעיף ק) עיניך בו ואיננו כי עשה יעשה־לו כנפים כנשר [ועיף כ] (יעוף ק) השמים׃ פ

משלי 23:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
[התעוף כ] (התעיף ק) עיניך בו ואיננו כי עשה יעשה־לו כנפים כנשר [ועיף כ] (יעוף ק) השמים׃ פ

משלי 23:5 Hebrew Bible
התעוף עיניך בו ואיננו כי עשה יעשה לו כנפים כנשר ועיף השמים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When you set your eyes on it, it is gone. For wealth certainly makes itself wings Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens.

King James Bible
Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears, for it makes wings for itself and flies like an eagle to the sky.
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that which

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