Ecclesiastes 8:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
8104 [e]שׁוֹמֵ֣ר
šō-w-mêr
He who keepsV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
4687 [e]מִצְוָ֔ה
miṣ-wāh,
his commandN-fs
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
nothingAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יֵדַ֖ע
yê-ḏa‘
will experienceV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
1697 [e]דָּבָ֣ר
dā-ḇār
thingN-ms
7451 [e]רָ֑ע
rā‘;
harmfulAdj-ms
6256 [e]וְעֵ֣ת
wə-‘êṯ
and both timeConj-w | N-cs
4941 [e]וּמִשְׁפָּ֔ט
ū-miš-pāṭ,
and judgmentConj-w | N-ms
3045 [e]יֵדַ֖ע
yê-ḏa‘
And discernsV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
3820 [e]לֵ֥ב
lêḇ
heartN-ms
2450 [e]חָכָֽם׃
ḥā-ḵām.
of a wise manAdj-ms









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 8:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שֹׁומֵ֣ר מִצְוָ֔ה לֹ֥א יֵדַ֖ע דָּבָ֣ר רָ֑ע וְעֵ֣ת וּמִשְׁפָּ֔ט יֵדַ֖ע לֵ֥ב חָכָֽם׃

קהלת 8:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שומר מצוה לא ידע דבר רע ועת ומשפט ידע לב חכם׃

קהלת 8:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שומר מצוה לא ידע דבר רע ועת ומשפט ידע לב חכם׃

קהלת 8:5 Hebrew Bible
שומר מצוה לא ידע דבר רע ועת ומשפט ידע לב חכם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who keeps a royal command experiences no trouble, for a wise heart knows the proper time and procedure.

King James Bible
Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who keeps a command will not experience anything harmful, and a wise heart knows the right time and procedure.
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feel

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