Proverbs 17:21
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3205 [e]יֹלֵ֣ד
yō-lêḏ
He who begetsV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3684 [e]כְּ֭סִיל
kə-sîl
a scofferN-ms
8424 [e]לְת֣וּגָה
lə-ṯū-ḡāh
[does so] to sorrowPrep-l | N-fs
  ל֑וֹ
lōw;
hisPrep | 3ms
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
wə-lō-
and noConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
8055 [e]יִ֝שְׂמַ֗ח
yiś-maḥ,
has joyV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
1 [e]אֲבִ֣י
’ă-ḇî
the fatherN-msc
5036 [e]נָבָֽל׃
nā-ḇāl.
of a foolAdj-ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 17:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
יֹלֵ֣ד כְּ֭סִיל לְת֣וּגָה לֹ֑ו וְלֹֽא־יִ֝שְׂמַ֗ח אֲבִ֣י נָבָֽל׃

משלי 17:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ילד כסיל לתוגה לו ולא־ישמח אבי נבל׃

משלי 17:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ילד כסיל לתוגה לו ולא־ישמח אבי נבל׃

משלי 17:21 Hebrew Bible
ילד כסיל לתוגה לו ולא ישמח אבי נבל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who sires a fool does so to his sorrow, And the father of a fool has no joy.

King James Bible
He that begetteth a fool doeth it to his sorrow: and the father of a fool hath no joy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A man fathers a fool to his own sorrow; the father of a fool has no joy.
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