Psalm 62:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
389 [e]אַ֤ךְ ׀
’aḵ
SurelyAdv
1892 [e]הֶ֥בֶל
he-ḇel
[are] a vaporN-ms
1121 [e]בְּנֵֽי־
bə-nê-
menN-mpc
120 [e]אָדָם֮
’ā-ḏām
men of [low degree]N-ms
3577 [e]כָּזָ֪ב
kā-zāḇ
[are] a lieN-ms
1121 [e]בְּנֵ֫י
bə-nê
of lowN-mpc
376 [e]אִ֥ישׁ
’îš
Men of [high degree]N-ms
3976 [e]בְּמֹאזְנַ֥יִם
bə-mō-zə-na-yim
on the scalesPrep-b | N-md
5927 [e]לַעֲל֑וֹת
la-‘ă-lō-wṯ;
if they are weighedPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1992 [e]הֵ֝֗מָּה
hêm-māh,
they [are lighter]Pro-3mp
1892 [e]מֵהֶ֥בֶל
mê-he-ḇel
than vaporPrep-m | N-ms
3162 [e]יָֽחַד׃
yā-ḥaḏ.
altogetherAdv









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 62:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַ֤ךְ ׀ הֶ֥בֶל בְּנֵֽי־אָדָם֮ כָּזָ֪ב בְּנֵ֫י אִ֥ישׁ בְּמֹאזְנַ֥יִם לַעֲלֹ֑ות הֵ֝֗מָּה מֵהֶ֥בֶל יָֽחַד׃

תהילים 62:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אך ׀ הבל בני־אדם כזב בני איש במאזנים לעלות המה מהבל יחד׃

תהילים 62:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אך ׀ הבל בני־אדם כזב בני איש במאזנים לעלות המה מהבל יחד׃

תהילים 62:9 Hebrew Bible
אך הבל בני אדם כזב בני איש במאזנים לעלות המה מהבל יחד׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie; In the balances they go up; They are together lighter than breath.

King James Bible
Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Men are only a vapor; exalted men, an illusion. Weighed in the scales, they go up; together they are less than a vapor.
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laid

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altogether. or, alike
lighter

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