Proverbs 20:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5099 [e]נַ֣הַם
na-ham
The roaringN-ms
3715 [e]כַּ֭כְּפִיר
kak-kə-p̄îr
of [is] like a lionPrep-k, Art | N-ms
367 [e]אֵ֣ימַת
’ê-maṯ
the fearN-fsc
4428 [e]מֶ֑לֶךְ
me-leḵ;
of a kingN-ms
5674 [e]מִ֝תְעַבְּר֗וֹ
miṯ-‘ab-bə-rōw,
[Whoever] provokes him to angerV-Hitpael-Prtcpl-msc | 3ms
2398 [e]חוֹטֵ֥א
ḥō-w-ṭê
sinsV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5315 [e]נַפְשֽׁוֹ׃
nap̄-šōw.
[against] his own lifeN-fsc | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 20:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
נַ֣הַם כַּ֭כְּפִיר אֵ֣ימַת מֶ֑לֶךְ מִ֝תְעַבְּרֹ֗ו חֹוטֵ֥א נַפְשֹֽׁו׃

משלי 20:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
נהם ככפיר אימת מלך מתעברו חוטא נפשו׃

משלי 20:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
נהם ככפיר אימת מלך מתעברו חוטא נפשו׃

משלי 20:2 Hebrew Bible
נהם ככפיר אימת מלך מתעברו חוטא נפשו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion; He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.

King James Bible
The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A king's terrible wrath is like the roaring of a lion; anyone who provokes him endangers himself.
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