Proverbs 23:5
Text Analysis
-Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular V-Qal-Imperf-2ms
5774 [e](הֲתָ֤עִיף)
Will you setV-Hifil-Imperf-2ms
5869 [e]עֵינֶ֥יךָ
your eyesN-cdc | 2ms
on thatPrep | 3ms
369 [e]וְֽאֵ֫ינֶ֥נּוּ
and which is notConj-w | Adv | 3ms
3588 [e]כִּ֤י
6213 [e]עָשֹׂ֣ה
6213 [e]יַעֲשֶׂה־
[riches] makeV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
themselvesPrep | 3ms
3671 [e]כְנָפַ֑יִם
5404 [e]כְּ֝נֶ֗שֶׁר
like an eaglePrep-k | N-ms
-Conjunctive waw :: Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular Conj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
5774 [e](יָע֥וּף)
they fly awayV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
8064 [e]הַשָּׁמָֽיִם׃
[toward] heavenArt | N-mp

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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