Proverbs 15:28
Text Analysis
3820 [e]לֵ֣ב
The heartN-ms
6662 [e]צַ֭דִּיק
of the righteousAdj-ms
1897 [e]יֶהְגֶּ֣ה
studies howV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
6030 [e]לַעֲנ֑וֹת
to answerPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
6310 [e]וּפִ֥י
but the mouthConj-w | N-msc
7563 [e]רְ֝שָׁעִ֗ים
of the wickedAdj-mp
5042 [e]יַבִּ֥יעַ
pours forthV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms
7451 [e]רָעֽוֹת׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 15:28 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לֵ֣ב צַ֭דִּיק יֶהְגֶּ֣ה לַעֲנֹ֑ות וּפִ֥י רְ֝שָׁעִ֗ים יַבִּ֥יעַ רָעֹֽות׃

משלי 15:28 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לב צדיק יהגה לענות ופי רשעים יביע רעות׃

משלי 15:28 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לב צדיק יהגה לענות ופי רשעים יביע רעות׃

משלי 15:28 Hebrew Bible
לב צדיק יהגה לענות ופי רשעים יביע רעות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

King James Bible
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The mind of the righteous person thinks before answering, but the mouth of the wicked blurts out evil things.
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