Proverbs 15:19
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1870 [e]דֶּ֣רֶךְ
de-reḵ
The wayN-cs
6102 [e]עָ֭צֵל
‘ā-ṣêl
of the lazy [man]Adj-ms
4881 [e]כִּמְשֻׂ֣כַת
kim-śu-ḵaṯ
[is] like a hedgePrep-k | N-fsc
2312 [e]חָ֑דֶק
ḥā-ḏeq;
of thornsN-ms
734 [e]וְאֹ֖רַח
wə-’ō-raḥ
but the wayConj-w | N-csc
3477 [e]יְשָׁרִ֣ים
yə-šā-rîm
of the uprightAdj-mp
5549 [e]סְלֻלָֽה׃
sə-lu-lāh.
[is] a highwayV-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 15:19 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
דֶּ֣רֶךְ עָ֭צֵל כִּמְשֻׂ֣כַת חָ֑דֶק וְאֹ֖רַח יְשָׁרִ֣ים סְלֻלָֽה׃

משלי 15:19 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
דרך עצל כמשכת חדק וארח ישרים סללה׃

משלי 15:19 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
דרך עצל כמשכת חדק וארח ישרים סללה׃

משלי 15:19 Hebrew Bible
דרך עצל כמשכת חדק וארח ישרים סללה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.

King James Bible
The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A slacker's way is like a thorny hedge, but the path of the upright is a highway.
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made plain

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