Proverbs 14:16
Text Analysis
2450 [e]חָכָ֣ם
A wise [man]Adj-ms
3373 [e]יָ֭רֵא
5493 [e]וְסָ֣ר
and departsConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
7451 [e]מֵרָ֑ע
from evilPrep-m | Adj-ms
3684 [e]וּ֝כְסִ֗יל
but a foolConj-w | N-ms
5674 [e]מִתְעַבֵּ֥ר
982 [e]וּבוֹטֵֽחַ׃
and is self-confidentConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 14:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
חָכָ֣ם יָ֭רֵא וְסָ֣ר מֵרָ֑ע וּ֝כְסִ֗יל מִתְעַבֵּ֥ר וּבֹוטֵֽחַ׃

משלי 14:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
חכם ירא וסר מרע וכסיל מתעבר ובוטח׃

משלי 14:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
חכם ירא וסר מרע וכסיל מתעבר ובוטח׃

משלי 14:16 Hebrew Bible
חכם ירא וסר מרע וכסיל מתעבר ובוטח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.

King James Bible
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wise man is cautious and turns from evil, but a fool is easily angered and is careless.
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