Proverbs 17:24
854 [e]   24
’eṯ-   24
אֶת־   24
With   24
Prep   24
6440 [e]
pə·nê
פְּנֵ֣י
in the sight
N‑cpc
  
 

 
 
 995 [e]
mê·ḇîn
מֵבִ֣ין
of him who has understanding
V‑Hifil‑Prtcpl‑ms
2451 [e]
ḥāḵ·māh
חָכְמָ֑ה
Wisdom [is]
N‑fs
5869 [e]
wə·‘ê·nê
וְעֵינֵ֥י
but the eyes
Conj‑w | N‑cdc
3684 [e]
ḵə·sîl,
כְ֝סִ֗יל
of a fool
N‑ms
7097 [e]
biq·ṣêh-
בִּקְצֵה־
[are] on the ends
Prep‑b | N‑msc
  
 
.
 
 
 776 [e]
’ā·reṣ.
אָֽרֶץ׃
of the earth
N‑fs








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wisdom is the focus of the perceptive, but a fool’s eyes roam to the ends of the earth.

New American Standard Bible
Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding, But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.

King James Bible
Wisdom [is] before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool [are] in the ends of the earth.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
A person with understanding has wisdom as his objective, but a fool looks only to earthly goals.

American Standard Version
Wisdom is before the face of him that hath understanding; But the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
The face of the intelligent is to wisdom, And the eyes of a fool -- at the end of the earth.
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