Proverbs 20:4
Text Analysis
2779 [e]מֵ֭חֹרֶף
Because of winterPrep-m | N-ms
6102 [e]עָצֵ֣ל
the lazy [man]Adj-ms
3808 [e]לֹא־
2790 [e]יַחֲרֹ֑שׁ
will plowV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
-Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular V-Qal-Imperf-3ms
7592 [e](וְשָׁאַ֖ל)
He will begConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
7105 [e]בַּקָּצִ֣יר
during harvestPrep-b, Art | N-ms
369 [e]וָאָֽיִן׃
and [have] nothingConj-w | Adv

Hebrew Texts
משלי 20:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מֵ֭חֹרֶף עָצֵ֣ל לֹא־יַחֲרֹ֑שׁ [יִשְׁאַל כ] (וְשָׁאַ֖ל ק) בַּקָּצִ֣יר וָאָֽיִן׃

משלי 20:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מחרף עצל לא־יחרש [ישאל כ] (ושאל ק) בקציר ואין׃

משלי 20:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מחרף עצל לא־יחרש [ישאל כ] (ושאל ק) בקציר ואין׃

משלי 20:4 Hebrew Bible
מחרף עצל לא יחרש ישאל בקציר ואין׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.

King James Bible
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The slacker does not plow during planting season; at harvest time he looks, and there is nothing.
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