Proverbs 28:15
Text Analysis
738 [e]אֲרִי־
[Like] a lionN-ms
5098 [e]נֹ֭הֵם
1677 [e]וְדֹ֣ב
and a bearConj-w | N-ms
8264 [e]שׁוֹקֵ֑ק
4910 [e]מֹשֵׁ֥ל
[Is] a rulerV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
7563 [e]רָ֝שָׁ֗ע
5921 [e]עַ֣ל
5971 [e]עַם־
1800 [e]דָּֽל׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 28:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֲרִי־נֹ֭הֵם וְדֹ֣ב שֹׁוקֵ֑ק מֹשֵׁ֥ל רָ֝שָׁ֗ע עַ֣ל עַם־דָּֽל׃

משלי 28:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ארי־נהם ודב שוקק משל רשע על עם־דל׃

משלי 28:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ארי־נהם ודב שוקק משל רשע על עם־דל׃

משלי 28:15 Hebrew Bible
ארי נהם ודב שוקק משל רשע על עם דל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Like a roaring lion and a rushing bear Is a wicked ruler over a poor people.

King James Bible
As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wicked ruler over a helpless people is like a roaring lion or a charging bear.
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a roaring

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a ranging

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Hosea 13:8 I will meet them as a bear that is bereaved of her whelps, and will …


Exodus 1:14-16,22 And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in mortar, and …

1 Samuel 22:17-19 And the king said to the footmen that stood about him, Turn, and …

2 Kings 15:16 Then Menahem smote Tiphsah, and all that were therein, and the coasts …

2 Kings 21:16 Moreover Manasseh shed innocent blood very much, till he had filled …

Esther 3:6-10 And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had …

Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding …

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