Ecclesiastes 10:18
Text Analysis
6103 [e]בַּעֲצַלְתַּ֖יִם
because of lazinessPrep-b | N-fd
4355 [e]יִמַּ֣ךְ
4746 [e]הַמְּקָרֶ֑ה
the buildingArt | N-ms
8220 [e]וּבְשִׁפְל֥וּת
and through idlenessConj-w, Prep-b | N-fsc
3027 [e]יָדַ֖יִם
of handsN-fd
1811 [e]יִדְלֹ֥ף
1004 [e]הַבָּֽיִת׃
the houseArt | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 10:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בַּעֲצַלְתַּ֖יִם יִמַּ֣ךְ הַמְּקָרֶ֑ה וּבְשִׁפְל֥וּת יָדַ֖יִם יִדְלֹ֥ף הַבָּֽיִת׃

קהלת 10:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
בעצלתים ימך המקרה ובשפלות ידים ידלף הבית׃

קהלת 10:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
בעצלתים ימך המקרה ובשפלות ידים ידלף הבית׃

קהלת 10:18 Hebrew Bible
בעצלתים ימך המקרה ובשפלות ידים ידלף הבית׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Through indolence the rafters sag, and through slackness the house leaks.

King James Bible
By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Because of laziness the roof caves in, and because of negligent hands the house leaks.
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