Proverbs 8:29
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7760 [e]בְּשׂ֘וּמ֤וֹ
bə-śū-mōw
when He assignedPrep-b | V-Qal-Inf | 3ms
3220 [e]לַיָּ֨ם ׀
lay-yām
to the seaPrep-l, Art | N-ms
2706 [e]חֻקּ֗וֹ
ḥuq-qōw,
its limitN-msc | 3ms
4325 [e]וּ֭מַיִם
ū-ma-yim
so that the watersConj-w | N-mp
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
5674 [e]יַֽעַבְרוּ־
ya-‘aḇ-rū-
would transgressV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
6310 [e]פִ֑יו
p̄îw;
His commandN-msc | 3ms
2710 [e]בְּ֝חוּק֗וֹ
bə-ḥū-qōw,
when He marked outPrep-b | V-Qal-Inf | 3ms
4144 [e]מ֣וֹסְדֵי
mō-ws-ḏê
the foundationsN-mpc
776 [e]אָֽרֶץ׃
’ā-reṣ.
of the earthN-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 8:29 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בְּשׂ֘וּמֹ֤ו לַיָּ֨ם ׀ חֻקֹּ֗ו וּ֭מַיִם לֹ֣א יַֽעַבְרוּ־פִ֑יו בְּ֝חוּקֹ֗ו מֹ֣וסְדֵי אָֽרֶץ׃

משלי 8:29 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
בשומו לים ׀ חקו ומים לא יעברו־פיו בחוקו מוסדי ארץ׃

משלי 8:29 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
בשומו לים ׀ חקו ומים לא יעברו־פיו בחוקו מוסדי ארץ׃

משלי 8:29 Hebrew Bible
בשומו לים חקו ומים לא יעברו פיו בחוקו מוסדי ארץ׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When He set for the sea its boundary So that the water would not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth;

King James Bible
When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
when He set a limit for the sea so that the waters would not violate His command, when He laid out the foundations of the earth.
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