Proverbs 21:28
Text Analysis
5707 [e]עֵד־
a witnessN-msc
3577 [e]כְּזָבִ֥ים
6 [e]יֹאבֵ֑ד
shall perishV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
376 [e]וְאִ֥ישׁ
but the manConj-w | N-ms
8085 [e]שׁ֝וֹמֵ֗עַ
and who hears [him]V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5331 [e]לָנֶ֥צַח
endlesslyPrep-l | N-ms
1696 [e]יְדַבֵּֽר׃
will speakV-Piel-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 21:28 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
עֵד־כְּזָבִ֥ים יֹאבֵ֑ד וְאִ֥ישׁ ומֵ֗עַ לָנֶ֥צַח יְדַבֵּֽר׃

משלי 21:28 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
עד־כזבים יאבד ואיש ומע לנצח ידבר׃

משלי 21:28 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
עד־כזבים יאבד ואיש ומע לנצח ידבר׃

משלי 21:28 Hebrew Bible
עד כזבים יאבד ואיש שומע לנצח ידבר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A false witness will perish, But the man who listens to the truth will speak forever.

King James Bible
A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A lying witness will perish, but the one who listens will speak successfully.
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