Proverbs 25:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3519 [e]כְּבֹ֣ד
kə-ḇōḏ
[it is] the gloryN-msc
430 [e]אֱ֭לֹהִים
’ĕ-lō-hîm
of GodN-mp
5641 [e]הַסְתֵּ֣ר
has-têr
to concealV-Hifil-Inf
1697 [e]דָּבָ֑ר
dā-ḇār;
a matterN-ms
3519 [e]וּכְבֹ֥ד
ū-ḵə-ḇōḏ
but the gloryConj-w | N-msc
4428 [e]מְ֝לָכִ֗ים
mə-lā-ḵîm,
of kingsN-mp
2713 [e]חֲקֹ֣ר
ḥă-qōr
[is] to search outV-Qal-Inf
1697 [e]דָּבָֽר׃
dā-ḇār.
a matterN-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 25:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כְּבֹ֣ד אֱ֭לֹהִים הַסְתֵּ֣ר דָּבָ֑ר וּכְבֹ֥ד מְ֝לָכִ֗ים חֲקֹ֣ר דָּבָֽר׃

משלי 25:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כבד אלהים הסתר דבר וכבד מלכים חקר דבר׃

משלי 25:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כבד אלהים הסתר דבר וכבד מלכים חקר דבר׃

משלי 25:2 Hebrew Bible
כבד אלהים הסתר דבר וכבד מלכים חקר דבר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.

King James Bible
It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter and the glory of kings to investigate a matter.
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