Ecclesiastes 7:6
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
6963 [e]כְק֤וֹל
like the cracklingPrep-k | N-msc
5518 [e]הַסִּירִים֙
of thornsArt | N-fp
8478 [e]תַּ֣חַת
5518 [e]הַסִּ֔יר
a potArt | N-cs
3651 [e]כֵּ֖ן
7814 [e]שְׂחֹ֣ק
[is] the laughterN-msc
3684 [e]הַכְּסִ֑יל
of the foolArt | N-ms
1571 [e]וְגַם־
and alsoConj-w | Conj
2088 [e]זֶ֖ה
this [is]Pro-ms
1892 [e]הָֽבֶל׃

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 7:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֣י כְקֹ֤ול הַסִּירִים֙ תַּ֣חַת הַסִּ֔יר כֵּ֖ן שְׂחֹ֣ק הַכְּסִ֑יל וְגַם־זֶ֖ה הָֽבֶל׃

קהלת 7:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי כקול הסירים תחת הסיר כן שחק הכסיל וגם־זה הבל׃

קהלת 7:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי כקול הסירים תחת הסיר כן שחק הכסיל וגם־זה הבל׃

קהלת 7:6 Hebrew Bible
כי כקול הסירים תחת הסיר כן שחק הכסיל וגם זה הבל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For as the crackling of thorn bushes under a pot, So is the laughter of the fool; And this too is futility.

King James Bible
For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for like the crackling of burning thorns under the pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This too is futile.
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