Proverbs 26:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6833 [e]כַּצִּפּ֣וֹר
kaṣ-ṣip-pō-wr
Like a sparrowPrep-k, Art | N-cs
5110 [e]לָ֭נוּד
lā-nūḏ
flittingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1866 [e]כַּדְּר֣וֹר
kad-də-rō-wr
like a swallowPrep-k, Art | N-ms
5774 [e]לָע֑וּף
lā-‘ūp̄;
flyingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3651 [e]כֵּ֥ן
kên
soAdv
7045 [e]קִֽלְלַ֥ת
qil-laṯ
a curseN-fsc
2600 [e]חִ֝נָּ֗ם
ḥin-nām,
without causeAdv
  [לא]
[lō
-Adverb - Negative particle Adv-NegPrt
 
ḵ]
 
3808 [e](ל֣וֹ)
(lōw
notPrep | 3ms
 
q)
 
935 [e]תָבֹֽא׃
ṯā-ḇō.
shall alightV-Qal-Imperf-3fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 26:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כַּצִּפֹּ֣ור לָ֭נוּד כַּדְּרֹ֣ור לָע֑וּף כֵּ֥ן קִֽלְלַ֥ת חִ֝נָּ֗ם [לֹא כ] (לֹ֣ו ק) תָבֹֽא׃

משלי 26:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כצפור לנוד כדרור לעוף כן קללת חנם [לא כ] (לו ק) תבא׃

משלי 26:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כצפור לנוד כדרור לעוף כן קללת חנם [לא כ] (לו ק) תבא׃

משלי 26:2 Hebrew Bible
כצפור לנוד כדרור לעוף כן קללת חנם לא תבא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.

King James Bible
As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Like a flitting sparrow or a fluttering swallow, an undeserved curse goes nowhere.
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