Proverbs 30:17
Text Analysis
5869 [e]עַ֤יִן ׀
The eyeN-cs
3932 [e]תִּֽלְעַ֣ג
[that] mocksV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
1 [e]לְאָב֮
[his] fatherPrep-l | N-ms
936 [e]וְתָב֪וּז
and scornsConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-3fs
3349 [e]לִֽיקֲּהַ֫ת־
obedience toPrep-l | N-fsc
517 [e]אֵ֥ם
[his] motherN-fs
5365 [e]יִקְּר֥וּהָ
will pick it outV-Qal-Imperf-3mp | 3fs
6158 [e]עֹרְבֵי־
the ravensN-mpc
5158 [e]נַ֑חַל
of the valleyN-ms
398 [e]וְֽיֹאכְל֥וּהָ
and will eat itConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-3mp | 3fs
1121 [e]בְנֵי־
5404 [e]נָֽשֶׁר׃
the eaglesN-ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 30:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עַ֤יִן ׀ תִּֽלְעַ֣ג לְאָב֮ וְתָב֪וּז לִֽיקֲּהַ֫ת־אֵ֥ם יִקְּר֥וּהָ עֹרְבֵי־נַ֑חַל וְֽיֹאכְל֥וּהָ בְנֵי־נָֽשֶׁר׃ פ

משלי 30:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
עין ׀ תלעג לאב ותבוז ליקהת־אם יקרוה ערבי־נחל ויאכלוה בני־נשר׃ פ

משלי 30:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
עין ׀ תלעג לאב ותבוז ליקהת־אם יקרוה ערבי־נחל ויאכלוה בני־נשר׃ פ

משלי 30:17 Hebrew Bible
עין תלעג לאב ותבוז ליקהת אם יקרוה ערבי נחל ויאכלוה בני נשר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The eye that mocks a father And scorns a mother, The ravens of the valley will pick it out, And the young eagles will eat it.

King James Bible
The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As for the eye that ridicules a father and despises obedience to a mother, may ravens of the valley pluck it out and young vultures eat it.
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