Ecclesiastes 2:14
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2450 [e]הֶֽחָכָם֙
he-ḥā-ḵām
Of the wise manArt | Adj-ms
5869 [e]עֵינָ֣יו
‘ê-nāw
eyes [are]N-cdc | 3ms
7218 [e]בְּרֹאשׁ֔וֹ
bə-rō-šōw,
in his headPrep-b | N-msc | 3ms
3684 [e]וְהַכְּסִ֖יל
wə-hak-kə-sîl
but the foolConj-w, Art | N-ms
2822 [e]בַּחֹ֣שֶׁךְ
ba-ḥō-šeḵ
in darknessPrep-b, Art | N-ms
1980 [e]הוֹלֵ֑ךְ
hō-w-lêḵ;
WalksV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3045 [e]וְיָדַ֣עְתִּי
wə-yā-ḏa‘-tî
and yet perceivedConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-1cs
1571 [e]גַם־
ḡam-
alsoConj
589 [e]אָ֔נִי
’ā-nî,
IPro-1cs
4745 [e]שֶׁמִּקְרֶ֥ה
šem-miq-reh
that the eventPro-r | N-ms
259 [e]אֶחָ֖ד
’e-ḥāḏ
oneNumber-ms
7136 [e]יִקְרֶ֥ה
yiq-reh
happens toV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3605 [e]כֻּלָּֽם׃
kul-lām.
them allN-msc | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 2:14 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הֶֽחָכָם֙ עֵינָ֣יו בְּרֹאשֹׁ֔ו וְהַכְּסִ֖יל בַּחֹ֣שֶׁךְ הֹולֵ֑ךְ וְיָדַ֣עְתִּי גַם־אָ֔נִי שֶׁמִּקְרֶ֥ה אֶחָ֖ד יִקְרֶ֥ה אֶת־כֻּלָּֽם׃

קהלת 2:14 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
החכם עיניו בראשו והכסיל בחשך הולך וידעתי גם־אני שמקרה אחד יקרה את־כלם׃

קהלת 2:14 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
החכם עיניו בראשו והכסיל בחשך הולך וידעתי גם־אני שמקרה אחד יקרה את־כלם׃

קהלת 2:14 Hebrew Bible
החכם עיניו בראשו והכסיל בחשך הולך וידעתי גם אני שמקרה אחד יקרה את כלם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The wise man's eyes are in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. And yet I know that one fate befalls them both.

King James Bible
The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The wise man has eyes in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. Yet I also knew that one fate comes to them both.
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