Proverbs 21:17
Text Analysis
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
[will be] a manN-msc
4270 [e]מַ֭חְסוֹר
157 [e]אֹהֵ֣ב
He who lovesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
8057 [e]שִׂמְחָ֑ה
157 [e]אֹהֵ֥ב
He who lovesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3196 [e]יַֽיִן־
8081 [e]וָ֝שֶׁ֗מֶן
and oilConj-w | N-ms
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
6238 [e]יַעֲשִֽׁיר׃
will be richV-Hifil-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 21:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִ֣ישׁ מַ֭חְסֹור אֹהֵ֣ב שִׂמְחָ֑ה אֹהֵ֥ב יַֽיִן־וָ֝שֶׁ֗מֶן לֹ֣א יַעֲשִֽׁיר׃

משלי 21:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
איש מחסור אהב שמחה אהב יין־ושמן לא יעשיר׃

משלי 21:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
איש מחסור אהב שמחה אהב יין־ושמן לא יעשיר׃

משלי 21:17 Hebrew Bible
איש מחסור אהב שמחה אהב יין ושמן לא יעשיר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who loves pleasure will become a poor man; He who loves wine and oil will not become rich.

King James Bible
He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The one who loves pleasure will become a poor man; whoever loves wine and oil will not get rich.
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