Ecclesiastes 4:12
518 [e]   12
wə·’im-   12
וְאִֽם־   12
And Though   12
Conj‑w | Conj   12
8630 [e]
yiṯ·qə·p̄ōw
יִתְקְפוֹ֙
may be overpowered by another
V‑Qal‑Imperf‑3ms | 3ms
259 [e]
hā·’e·ḥāḏ,
הָאֶחָ֔ד
one
Art | Number‑ms
8147 [e]
haš·šə·na·yim
הַשְּׁנַ֖יִם
two
Art | Number‑md
5975 [e]
ya·‘am·ḏū
יַעַמְד֣וּ
can withstand
V‑Qal‑Imperf‑3mp
5048 [e]
neḡ·dōw;
נֶגְדּ֑וֹ
him
Prep | 3ms
2339 [e]
wə·ha·ḥūṭ
וְהַחוּט֙
and a cord
Conj‑w, Art | N‑ms
8027 [e]
ham·šul·lāš,
הַֽמְשֻׁלָּ֔שׁ
threefold
Art | V‑Pual‑Prtcpl‑ms
3808 [e]

לֹ֥א
not
Adv‑NegPrt
4120 [e]
ḇim·hê·rāh
בִמְהֵרָ֖ה
quickly
Prep‑b | Adv
  
 
.
 
 
 5423 [e]
yin·nā·ṯêq.
יִנָּתֵֽק׃
is broken
V‑Nifal‑Imperf‑3ms








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
And if someone overpowers one person, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not easily broken.

New American Standard Bible
And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three [strands] is not quickly torn apart.

King James Bible
And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
If someone attacks one of them, the two of them together will resist. Furthermore, the tri-braided cord is not soon broken.

American Standard Version
And if a man prevail against him that is alone, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

Young's Literal Translation
And if the one strengthen himself, the two stand against him; and the threefold cord is not hastily broken.
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