Proverbs 14:3
Text Analysis
6310 [e]בְּֽפִי־
In the mouthPrep-b | N-msc
191 [e]אֱ֭וִיל
of a foolN-ms
2415 [e]חֹ֣טֶר
[is] a rodN-msc
1346 [e]גַּאֲוָ֑ה
of prideN-fs
8193 [e]וְשִׂפְתֵ֥י
but the lipsConj-w | N-fdc
2450 [e]חֲ֝כָמִ֗ים
of the wiseAdj-mp
8104 [e]תִּשְׁמוּרֵֽם׃
will preserve themV-Qal-Imperf-3fs | 3mp

Hebrew Texts
משלי 14:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בְּֽפִי־אֱ֭וִיל חֹ֣טֶר גַּאֲוָ֑ה וְשִׂפְתֵ֥י חֲ֝כָמִ֗ים תִּשְׁמוּרֵֽם׃

משלי 14:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
בפי־אויל חטר גאוה ושפתי חכמים תשמורם׃

משלי 14:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
בפי־אויל חטר גאוה ושפתי חכמים תשמורם׃

משלי 14:3 Hebrew Bible
בפי אויל חטר גאוה ושפתי חכמים תשמורם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
In the mouth of the foolish is a rod for his back, But the lips of the wise will protect them.

King James Bible
In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The proud speech of a fool brings a rod of discipline, but the lips of the wise protect them.
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