Proverbs 11:27
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7836 [e]שֹׁ֣חֵֽר
šō-ḥêr
He who earnestly seeksV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
2896 [e]ט֭וֹב
ṭō-wḇ
goodN-ms
1245 [e]יְבַקֵּ֣שׁ
yə-ḇaq-qêš
findsV-Piel-Imperf-3ms
7522 [e]רָצ֑וֹן
rā-ṣō-wn;
favorN-ms
1875 [e]וְדֹרֵ֖שׁ
wə-ḏō-rêš
but who seeks [evil]Conj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
7451 [e]רָעָ֣ה
rā-‘āh
troubleAdj-fs
935 [e]תְבוֹאֶֽנּוּ׃
ṯə-ḇō-w-’en-nū.
will come to himV-Qal-Imperf-3fs | 3mse









Hebrew Texts
משלי 11:27 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שֹׁ֣חֵֽר טֹ֭וב יְבַקֵּ֣שׁ רָצֹ֑ון וְדֹרֵ֖שׁ רָעָ֣ה תְבֹואֶֽנּוּ׃

משלי 11:27 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שחר טוב יבקש רצון ודרש רעה תבואנו׃

משלי 11:27 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שחר טוב יבקש רצון ודרש רעה תבואנו׃

משלי 11:27 Hebrew Bible
שחר טוב יבקש רצון ודרש רעה תבואנו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, But he who seeks evil, evil will come to him.

King James Bible
He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour: but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who searches for what is good finds favor, but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him.
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