Ecclesiastes 11:9
Text Analysis
8055 [e]שְׂמַ֧ח
970 [e]בָּח֣וּר
young manN-ms
3208 [e]בְּיַלְדוּתֶ֗יךָ
in your youthPrep-b | N-fsc | 2ms
3190 [e]וִֽיטִֽיבְךָ֤
and let cheer youConj-w | V-Hifil-ConjImperf-3ms | 2ms
3820 [e]לִבְּךָ֙
your heartN-msc | 2ms
3117 [e]בִּימֵ֣י
in the daysPrep-b | N-mpc
979 [e]בְחוּרוֹתֶ֔ךָ
of your youthN-fpc | 2ms
1980 [e]וְהַלֵּךְ֙
and WalkConj-w | V-Piel-Imp-ms
1870 [e]בְּדַרְכֵ֣י
in the waysPrep-b | N-cpc
3820 [e]לִבְּךָ֔
of your heartN-msc | 2ms
4758 [e]וּבְמַרְאֵ֖י
and in the sightConj-w, Prep-b | N-mpc
5869 [e]עֵינֶ֑יךָ
of your eyesN-cdc | 2ms
3045 [e]וְדָ֕ע
But knowConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֧י
5921 [e]עַל־
3605 [e]כָּל־
428 [e]אֵ֛לֶּה
935 [e]יְבִֽיאֲךָ֥
will bring youV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms | 2ms
430 [e]הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים
GodArt | N-mp
4941 [e]בַּמִּשְׁפָּֽט׃
into judgmentPrep-b, Art | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 11:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שְׂמַ֧ח בָּח֣וּר בְּיַלְדוּתֶ֗יךָ וִֽיטִֽיבְךָ֤ לִבְּךָ֙ בִּימֵ֣י בְחוּרֹותֶ֔ךָ וְהַלֵּךְ֙ בְּדַרְכֵ֣י לִבְּךָ֔ וּבְמַרְאֵ֖י עֵינֶ֑יךָ וְדָ֕ע כִּ֧י עַל־כָּל־אֵ֛לֶּה יְבִֽיאֲךָ֥ הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים בַּמִּשְׁפָּֽט׃

קהלת 11:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שמח בחור בילדותיך ויטיבך לבך בימי בחורותך והלך בדרכי לבך ובמראי עיניך ודע כי על־כל־אלה יביאך האלהים במשפט׃

קהלת 11:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שמח בחור בילדותיך ויטיבך לבך בימי בחורותך והלך בדרכי לבך ובמראי עיניך ודע כי על־כל־אלה יביאך האלהים במשפט׃

קהלת 11:9 Hebrew Bible
שמח בחור בילדותיך ויטיבך לבך בימי בחורותך והלך בדרכי לבך ובמראי עיניך ודע כי על כל אלה יביאך האלהים במשפט׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Rejoice, young man, during your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant during the days of young manhood. And follow the impulses of your heart and the desires of your eyes. Yet know that God will bring you to judgment for all these things.

King James Bible
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Rejoice, young man, while you are young, and let your heart be glad in the days of your youth. And walk in the ways of your heart and in the sight of your eyes; but know that for all of these things God will bring you to judgment.
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