Proverbs 17:8
68 [e]   8
’e·ḇen-   8
אֶֽבֶן־   8
A stone   8
N‑fsc   8
2580 [e]
ḥên
חֵ֣ן
precious
N‑ms
7810 [e]
haš·šō·ḥaḏ
הַ֭שֹּׁחַד
a present [is]
Art | N‑ms
5869 [e]
bə·‘ê·nê
בְּעֵינֵ֣י
in the eyes
Prep‑b | N‑cdc
1167 [e]
ḇə·‘ā·lāw;
בְעָלָ֑יו
of its possessor
N‑mpc | 3ms
413 [e]
’el-
אֶֽל־
wherever
Prep
3605 [e]
kāl-
כָּל־
all manner
N‑msc
834 [e]
’ă·šer
אֲשֶׁ֖ר
wherever
Pro‑r
  
 

 
 
 6437 [e]
yip̄·neh
יִפְנֶ֣ה
he turns
V‑Qal‑Imperf‑3ms
  
 
.
 
 
 7919 [e]
yaś·kîl.
יַשְׂכִּֽיל׃
he prospers
V‑Hifil‑Imperf‑3ms








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
A bribe seems like a magic stone to its owner; wherever he turns, he succeeds.

New American Standard Bible
A bribe is a charm in the sight of its owner; Wherever he turns, he prospers.

King James Bible
A gift [is as] a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
A bribe works wonders in the eyes of its giver; wherever he turns he prospers.

American Standard Version
A bribe is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it; Whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.

Young's Literal Translation
A stone of grace is the bribe in the eyes of its possessors, Whithersoever it turneth, it prospereth.
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