Proverbs 17:19
Text Analysis
157 [e]אֹ֣הֵֽב
He who lovesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
6588 [e]פֶּ֭שַׁע
157 [e]אֹהֵ֣ב
4683 [e]מַצָּ֑ה
1361 [e]מַגְבִּ֥יהַּ
and he who exaltsV-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
6607 [e]פִּ֝תְח֗וֹ
his gateN-msc | 3ms
1245 [e]מְבַקֶּשׁ־
7667 [e]שָֽׁבֶר׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 17:19 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֹ֣הֵֽב פֶּ֭שַׁע אֹהֵ֣ב מַצָּ֑ה מַגְבִּ֥יהַּ פִּ֝תְחֹ֗ו מְבַקֶּשׁ־שָֽׁבֶר׃

משלי 17:19 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אהב פשע אהב מצה מגביה פתחו מבקש־שבר׃

משלי 17:19 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אהב פשע אהב מצה מגביה פתחו מבקש־שבר׃

משלי 17:19 Hebrew Bible
אהב פשע אהב מצה מגביה פתחו מבקש שבר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who loves transgression loves strife; He who raises his door seeks destruction.

King James Bible
He loveth transgression that loveth strife: and he that exalteth his gate seeketh destruction.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One who loves to offend loves strife; one who builds a high threshold invites injury.
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