Proverbs 16:32
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2896 [e]ט֤וֹב
ṭō-wḇ
[is] betterAdj-ms
750 [e]אֶ֣רֶךְ
’e-reḵ
[He who is] slowAdj-msc
639 [e]אַ֭פַּיִם
’ap-pa-yim
to angerN-md
1368 [e]מִגִּבּ֑וֹר
mig-gib-bō-wr;
than the mightyPrep-m | Adj-ms
4910 [e]וּמֹשֵׁ֥ל
ū-mō-šêl
and he who rulesConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
7307 [e]בְּ֝רוּח֗וֹ
bə-rū-ḥōw,
his spiritPrep-b | N-csc | 3ms
3920 [e]מִלֹּכֵ֥ד
mil-lō-ḵêḏ
than he who takesPrep-m | V-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
5892 [e]עִֽיר׃
‘îr.
a cityN-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 16:32 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
טֹ֤וב אֶ֣רֶךְ אַ֭פַּיִם מִגִּבֹּ֑ור וּמֹשֵׁ֥ל בְּ֝רוּחֹ֗ו מִלֹּכֵ֥ד עִֽיר׃

משלי 16:32 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
טוב ארך אפים מגבור ומשל ברוחו מלכד עיר׃

משלי 16:32 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
טוב ארך אפים מגבור ומשל ברוחו מלכד עיר׃

משלי 16:32 Hebrew Bible
טוב ארך אפים מגבור ומשל ברוחו מלכד עיר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

King James Bible
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Patience is better than power, and controlling one's temper, than capturing a city.
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