Ecclesiastes 10:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5414 [e]נִתַּ֣ן
nit-tan
is setV-Nifal-Perf-3ms
5529 [e]הַסֶּ֔כֶל
has-se-ḵel,
FollyArt | N-ms
4791 [e]בַּמְּרוֹמִ֖ים
bam-mə-rō-w-mîm
in dignityPrep-b, Art | N-mp
7227 [e]רַבִּ֑ים
rab-bîm;
greatAdj-mp
6223 [e]וַעֲשִׁירִ֖ים
wa-‘ă-šî-rîm
and while the richConj-w | Adj-mp
8216 [e]בַּשֵּׁ֥פֶל
baš-šê-p̄el
in a lowly placePrep-b, Art | N-ms
3427 [e]יֵשֵֽׁבוּ׃
yê-šê-ḇū.
sitV-Qal-Imperf-3mp









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 10:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
נִתַּ֣ן הַסֶּ֔כֶל בַּמְּרֹומִ֖ים רַבִּ֑ים וַעֲשִׁירִ֖ים בַּשֵּׁ֥פֶל יֵשֵֽׁבוּ׃

קהלת 10:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
נתן הסכל במרומים רבים ועשירים בשפל ישבו׃

קהלת 10:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
נתן הסכל במרומים רבים ועשירים בשפל ישבו׃

קהלת 10:6 Hebrew Bible
נתן הסכל במרומים רבים ועשירים בשפל ישבו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
folly is set in many exalted places while rich men sit in humble places.

King James Bible
Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The fool is appointed to great heights, but the rich remain in lowly positions.
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