Proverbs 15:14
Text Analysis
3820 [e]לֵ֣ב
The heartN-ms
995 [e]נָ֭בוֹן
of him who has understandingV-Nifal-Prtcpl-ms
1245 [e]יְבַקֶּשׁ־
1847 [e]דָּ֑עַת
-Conjunctive waw :: Noun - common plural construct Conj-w | N-cpc
6440 [e](וּפִ֥י)
but the mouth ofConj-w | N-msc
3684 [e]כְ֝סִילִ֗ים
7462 [e]יִרְעֶ֥ה
feeds onV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
200 [e]אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 15:14 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לֵ֣ב נָ֭בֹון יְבַקֶּשׁ־דָּ֑עַת [וּפְנֵי כ] (וּפִ֥י ק) כְ֝סִילִ֗ים יִרְעֶ֥ה אִוֶּֽלֶת׃

משלי 15:14 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לב נבון יבקש־דעת [ופני כ] (ופי ק) כסילים ירעה אולת׃

משלי 15:14 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לב נבון יבקש־דעת [ופני כ] (ופי ק) כסילים ירעה אולת׃

משלי 15:14 Hebrew Bible
לב נבון יבקש דעת ופני כסילים ירעה אולת׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The mind of the intelligent seeks knowledge, But the mouth of fools feeds on folly.

King James Bible
The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A discerning mind seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.
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