Job 12:25
Text Analysis
4959 [e]יְמַֽשְׁשׁוּ־
They gropeV-Piel-Imperf-3mp
2822 [e]חֹ֥שֶׁךְ
in the darkN-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹא־
and withoutConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
216 [e]א֑וֹר
8582 [e]וַ֝יַּתְעֵ֗ם
and He makes them staggerConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3mp
7910 [e]כַּשִּׁכּֽוֹר׃
like a drunken [man]Prep-k, Art | Adj-ms

Hebrew Texts
איוב 12:25 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
יְמַֽשְׁשׁוּ־חֹ֥שֶׁךְ וְלֹא־אֹ֑ור וַ֝יַּתְעֵ֗ם כַּשִּׁכֹּֽור׃

איוב 12:25 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ימששו־חשך ולא־אור ויתעם כשכור׃

איוב 12:25 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ימששו־חשך ולא־אור ויתעם כשכור׃

איוב 12:25 Hebrew Bible
ימששו חשך ולא אור ויתעם כשכור׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"They grope in darkness with no light, And He makes them stagger like a drunken man.

King James Bible
They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger like a drunken man.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They grope around in darkness without light; He makes them stagger like drunken men.
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stagger. Heb. wander

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