Proverbs 10:20
Text Analysis
3701 [e]כֶּ֣סֶף
[is] silverN-ms
977 [e]נִ֭בְחָר
3956 [e]לְשׁ֣וֹן
the tongueN-csc
6662 [e]צַדִּ֑יק
of the righteousAdj-ms
3820 [e]לֵ֖ב
the heartN-msc
7563 [e]רְשָׁעִ֣ים
of the wickedAdj-mp
4592 [e]כִּמְעָֽט׃
[is worth] littlePrep-k | Adj-ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 10:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כֶּ֣סֶף נִ֭בְחָר לְשֹׁ֣ון צַדִּ֑יק לֵ֖ב רְשָׁעִ֣ים כִּמְעָֽט׃

משלי 10:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כסף נבחר לשון צדיק לב רשעים כמעט׃

משלי 10:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כסף נבחר לשון צדיק לב רשעים כמעט׃

משלי 10:20 Hebrew Bible
כסף נבחר לשון צדיק לב רשעים כמעט׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver, The heart of the wicked is worth little.

King James Bible
The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The tongue of the righteous is pure silver; the heart of the wicked is of little value.
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