Proverbs 23:9
Text Analysis
241 [e]בְּאָזְנֵ֣י
In the hearingPrep-b | N-fdc
3684 [e]כְ֭סִיל
of a foolN-ms
408 [e]אַל־
1696 [e]תְּדַבֵּ֑ר
do speakV-Piel-Imperf-2ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
936 [e]יָ֝ב֗וּז
he will despiseV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
7922 [e]לְשֵׂ֣כֶל
the wisdomPrep-l | N-msc
4405 [e]מִלֶּֽיךָ׃
of your wordsN-fpc | 2ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 23:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בְּאָזְנֵ֣י כְ֭סִיל אַל־תְּדַבֵּ֑ר כִּֽי־יָ֝ב֗וּז לְשֵׂ֣כֶל מִלֶּֽיךָ׃

משלי 23:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
באזני כסיל אל־תדבר כי־יבוז לשכל מליך׃

משלי 23:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
באזני כסיל אל־תדבר כי־יבוז לשכל מליך׃

משלי 23:9 Hebrew Bible
באזני כסיל אל תדבר כי יבוז לשכל מליך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do not speak in the hearing of a fool, For he will despise the wisdom of your words.

King James Bible
Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't speak to a fool, for he will despise the insight of your words.
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