Proverbs 28:13
Text Analysis
3680 [e]מְכַסֶּ֣ה
He who coversV-Piel-Prtcpl-ms
6588 [e]פְ֭שָׁעָיו
his sinsN-mpc | 3ms
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
6743 [e]יַצְלִ֑יחַ
will prosperV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
3034 [e]וּמוֹדֶ֖ה
but whoever confessesConj-w | V-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
5800 [e]וְעֹזֵ֣ב
and forsakes [them]Conj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
7355 [e]יְרֻחָֽם׃
will have mercyV-Pual-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 28:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מְכַסֶּ֣ה פְ֭שָׁעָיו לֹ֣א יַצְלִ֑יחַ וּמֹודֶ֖ה וְעֹזֵ֣ב יְרֻחָֽם׃

משלי 28:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מכסה פשעיו לא יצליח ומודה ועזב ירחם׃

משלי 28:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מכסה פשעיו לא יצליח ומודה ועזב ירחם׃

משלי 28:13 Hebrew Bible
מכסה פשעיו לא יצליח ומודה ועזב ירחם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

King James Bible
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.
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