Proverbs 18:21
Text Analysis
4194 [e]מָ֣וֶת
2416 [e]וְ֭חַיִּים
and life [are]Conj-w | N-mp
3027 [e]בְּיַד־
in the powerPrep-b | N-fsc
3956 [e]לָשׁ֑וֹן
of the tongueN-cs
157 [e]וְ֝אֹהֲבֶ֗יהָ
and those who love itConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc | 3fs
398 [e]יֹאכַ֥ל
will eatV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
6529 [e]פִּרְיָֽהּ׃
its fruitN-msc | 3fs

Hebrew Texts
משלי 18:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מָ֣וֶת וְ֭חַיִּים בְּיַד־לָשֹׁ֑ון וְ֝אֹהֲבֶ֗יהָ יֹאכַ֥ל פִּרְיָֽהּ׃

משלי 18:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מות וחיים ביד־לשון ואהביה יאכל פריה׃

משלי 18:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מות וחיים ביד־לשון ואהביה יאכל פריה׃

משלי 18:21 Hebrew Bible
מות וחיים ביד לשון ואהביה יאכל פריה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.

King James Bible
Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Life and death are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
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