Ecclesiastes 8:1
Text Analysis
4310 [e]מִ֚י
Who [is]Interrog
2450 [e]כְּהֶ֣חָכָ֔ם
like a wise [man]Prep-k, Art | Adj-ms
4310 [e]וּמִ֥י
and whoConj-w | Interrog
3045 [e]יוֹדֵ֖עַ
6592 [e]פֵּ֣שֶׁר
the interpretationN-msc
1697 [e]דָּבָ֑ר
of a thingN-ms
2451 [e]חָכְמַ֤ת
120 [e]אָדָם֙
of a manN-ms
215 [e]תָּאִ֣יר
makes shineV-Hifil-Imperf-3fs
6440 [e]פָּנָ֔יו
his faceN-cpc | 3ms
5797 [e]וְעֹ֥ז
and the sternnessConj-w | N-msc
6440 [e]פָּנָ֖יו
of his faceN-cpc | 3ms
8132 [e]יְשֻׁנֶּֽא׃
is changedV-Pual-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 8:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מִ֚י כְּהֶ֣חָכָ֔ם וּמִ֥י יֹודֵ֖עַ פֵּ֣שֶׁר דָּבָ֑ר חָכְמַ֤ת אָדָם֙ תָּאִ֣יר פָּנָ֔יו וְעֹ֥ז פָּנָ֖יו יְשֻׁנֶּֽא׃

קהלת 8:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מי כהחכם ומי יודע פשר דבר חכמת אדם תאיר פניו ועז פניו ישנא׃

קהלת 8:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מי כהחכם ומי יודע פשר דבר חכמת אדם תאיר פניו ועז פניו ישנא׃

קהלת 8:1 Hebrew Bible
מי כהחכם ומי יודע פשר דבר חכמת אדם תאיר פניו ועז פניו ישנא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Who is like the wise man and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man's wisdom illumines him and causes his stern face to beam.

King James Bible
Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who is like the wise person, and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man's wisdom brightens his face, and the sternness of his face is changed.
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