Proverbs 29:8
Text Analysis
376 [e]אַנְשֵׁ֣י
3944 [e]לָ֭צוֹן
6315 [e]יָפִ֣יחוּ
set aflameV-Hifil-Imperf-3mp
7151 [e]קִרְיָ֑ה
a cityN-fs
2450 [e]וַ֝חֲכָמִ֗ים
but wise [men]Conj-w | Adj-mp
7725 [e]יָשִׁ֥יבוּ
turn awayV-Hifil-Imperf-3mp
639 [e]אָֽף׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 29:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַנְשֵׁ֣י לָ֭צֹון יָפִ֣יחוּ קִרְיָ֑ה וַ֝חֲכָמִ֗ים יָשִׁ֥יבוּ אָֽף׃

משלי 29:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אנשי לצון יפיחו קריה וחכמים ישיבו אף׃

משלי 29:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אנשי לצון יפיחו קריה וחכמים ישיבו אף׃

משלי 29:8 Hebrew Bible
אנשי לצון יפיחו קריה וחכמים ישיבו אף׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Scorners set a city aflame, But wise men turn away anger.

King James Bible
Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Mockers inflame a city, but the wise turn away anger.
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