Isaiah 19:11
Text Analysis
389 [e]אַךְ־
196 [e]אֱוִלִים֙
[are] foolsN-mp
8269 [e]שָׂ֣רֵי
the princesN-mpc
6814 [e]צֹ֔עַן
of ZoanN-proper-fs
2450 [e]חַכְמֵי֙
6098 [e]יֹעֲצֵ֣י
6547 [e]פַרְעֹ֔ה
of PharaohN-proper-ms
6098 [e]עֵצָ֖ה
1197 [e]נִבְעָרָ֑ה
give foolishV-Nifal-Prtcpl-fs
349 [e]אֵ֚יךְ
559 [e]תֹּאמְר֣וּ
do you sayV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
413 [e]אֶל־
6547 [e]פַּרְעֹ֔ה
1121 [e]בֶּן־
the sonN-msc
2450 [e]חֲכָמִ֥ים
of the wiseAdj-mp
589 [e]אֲנִ֖י
I [am]Pro-1cs
1121 [e]בֶּן־
the sonN-msc
4428 [e]מַלְכֵי־
of kingsN-mpc
6924 [e]קֶֽדֶם׃

Hebrew Texts
ישעה 19:11 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַךְ־אֱוִלִים֙ שָׂ֣רֵי צֹ֔עַן חַכְמֵי֙ יֹעֲצֵ֣י פַרְעֹ֔ה עֵצָ֖ה נִבְעָרָ֑ה אֵ֚יךְ תֹּאמְר֣וּ אֶל־פַּרְעֹ֔ה בֶּן־חֲכָמִ֥ים אֲנִ֖י בֶּן־מַלְכֵי־קֶֽדֶם׃

ישעה 19:11 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אך־אולים שרי צען חכמי יעצי פרעה עצה נבערה איך תאמרו אל־פרעה בן־חכמים אני בן־מלכי־קדם׃

ישעה 19:11 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אך־אולים שרי צען חכמי יעצי פרעה עצה נבערה איך תאמרו אל־פרעה בן־חכמים אני בן־מלכי־קדם׃

ישעה 19:11 Hebrew Bible
אך אולים שרי צען חכמי יעצי פרעה עצה נבערה איך תאמרו אל פרעה בן חכמים אני בן מלכי קדם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The princes of Zoan are mere fools; The advice of Pharaoh's wisest advisers has become stupid. How can you men say to Pharaoh, "I am a son of the wise, a son of ancient kings "?

King James Bible
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counsellers of Pharaoh is become brutish: how say ye unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The princes of Zoan are complete fools; Pharaoh's wisest advisers give stupid advice! How can you say to Pharaoh," I am one of the wise, a student of eastern kings"?
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