Proverbs 29:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
376 [e]אִֽישׁ־
’îš-
[If] a manN-ms
2450 [e]חָכָ֗ם
ḥā-ḵām,
wiseAdj-ms
8199 [e]נִ֭שְׁפָּט
niš-pāṭ
contendsV-Nifal-Prtcpl-ms
854 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
withPrep
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
’îš
a manN-ms
191 [e]אֱוִ֑יל
’ĕ-wîl;
foolishAdj-ms
7264 [e]וְרָגַ֥ז
wə-rā-ḡaz
and Whether [the fool] ragesConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
7832 [e]וְ֝שָׂחַ֗ק
wə-śā-ḥaq,
or laughsConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
369 [e]וְאֵ֣ין
wə-’ên
and [there is] noConj-w | Adv
5183 [e]נָֽחַת׃
nā-ḥaṯ.
peaceN-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 29:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִֽישׁ־חָכָ֗ם נִ֭שְׁפָּט אֶת־אִ֣ישׁ אֱוִ֑יל וְרָגַ֥ז וְ֝שָׂחַ֗ק וְאֵ֣ין נָֽחַת׃

משלי 29:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
איש־חכם נשפט את־איש אויל ורגז ושחק ואין נחת׃

משלי 29:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
איש־חכם נשפט את־איש אויל ורגז ושחק ואין נחת׃

משלי 29:9 Hebrew Bible
איש חכם נשפט את איש אויל ורגז ושחק ואין נחת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, The foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.

King James Bible
If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a wise man goes to court with a fool, there will be ranting and raving but no resolution.
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