Proverbs 12:4
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
802 [e]אֵֽשֶׁת־
’ê-šeṯ-
An wife [is]N-fsc
2428 [e]חַ֭יִל
ḥa-yil
excellentN-ms
5850 [e]עֲטֶ֣רֶת
‘ă-ṭe-reṯ
the crownN-fsc
1167 [e]בַּעְלָ֑הּ
ba‘-lāh;
of her husbandN-msc | 3fs
7538 [e]וּכְרָקָ֖ב
ū-ḵə-rā-qāḇ
but like rottennessConj-w, Prep-k | N-ms
6106 [e]בְּעַצְמוֹתָ֣יו
bə-‘aṣ-mō-w-ṯāw
in his bonesPrep-b | N-fpc | 3ms
954 [e]מְבִישָֽׁה׃
mə-ḇî-šāh.
she who causes shame [is]V-Hifil-Prtcpl-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 12:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֵֽשֶׁת־חַ֭יִל עֲטֶ֣רֶת בַּעְלָ֑הּ וּכְרָקָ֖ב בְּעַצְמֹותָ֣יו מְבִישָֽׁה׃

משלי 12:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אשת־חיל עטרת בעלה וכרקב בעצמותיו מבישה׃

משלי 12:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אשת־חיל עטרת בעלה וכרקב בעצמותיו מבישה׃

משלי 12:4 Hebrew Bible
אשת חיל עטרת בעלה וכרקב בעצמותיו מבישה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.

King James Bible
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A capable wife is her husband's crown, but a wife who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones.
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