Proverbs 29:4
Text Analysis
4428 [e]מֶ֗לֶךְ
The kingN-ms
4941 [e]בְּ֭מִשְׁפָּט
by justicePrep-b | N-ms
5975 [e]יַעֲמִ֣יד
776 [e]אָ֑רֶץ
the landN-fs
376 [e]וְאִ֖ישׁ
but the manConj-w | N-msc
8641 [e]תְּרוּמ֣וֹת
who [receives] bribesN-fp
2040 [e]יֶֽהֶרְסֶֽנָּה׃
overthrows itV-Qal-Imperf-3ms | 3fse

Hebrew Texts
משלי 29:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מֶ֗לֶךְ בְּ֭מִשְׁפָּט יַעֲמִ֣יד אָ֑רֶץ וְאִ֖ישׁ תְּרוּמֹ֣ות יֶֽהֶרְסֶֽנָּה׃

משלי 29:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מלך במשפט יעמיד ארץ ואיש תרומות יהרסנה׃

משלי 29:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מלך במשפט יעמיד ארץ ואיש תרומות יהרסנה׃

משלי 29:4 Hebrew Bible
מלך במשפט יעמיד ארץ ואיש תרומות יהרסנה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.

King James Bible
The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
By justice a king brings stability to a land, but a man who demands "contributions" demolishes it.
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