Proverbs 28:2
Text Analysis
6588 [e]בְּפֶ֣שַֽׁע
Because of the transgressionPrep-b | N-msc
776 [e]אֶ֭רֶץ
of a landN-fs
7227 [e]רַבִּ֣ים
many [are]Adj-mp
8269 [e]שָׂרֶ֑יהָ
its princesN-mpc | 3fs
120 [e]וּבְאָדָ֥ם
but by a manConj-w, Prep-b | N-ms
995 [e]מֵבִ֥ין
of understandingV-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
3045 [e]יֹ֝דֵ֗עַ
[and] knowledgeV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3651 [e]כֵּ֣ן
748 [e]יַאֲרִֽיךְ׃
will be prolongedV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 28:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בְּפֶ֣שַֽׁע אֶ֭רֶץ רַבִּ֣ים שָׂרֶ֑יהָ וּבְאָדָ֥ם מֵבִ֥ין יֹ֝דֵ֗עַ כֵּ֣ן יַאֲרִֽיךְ׃

משלי 28:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
בפשע ארץ רבים שריה ובאדם מבין ידע כן יאריך׃

משלי 28:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
בפשע ארץ רבים שריה ובאדם מבין ידע כן יאריך׃

משלי 28:2 Hebrew Bible
בפשע ארץ רבים שריה ובאדם מבין ידע כן יאריך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
By the transgression of a land many are its princes, But by a man of understanding and knowledge, so it endures.

King James Bible
For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When a land is in rebellion, it has many rulers, but with a discerning and knowledgeable person, it endures.
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