Proverbs 21:8
Text Analysis
2019 [e]הֲפַכְפַּ֬ךְ
[is] perverseAdj-ms
1870 [e]דֶּ֣רֶךְ
the wayN-csc
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
of a manN-ms
2054 [e]וָזָ֑ר
2134 [e]וְ֝זַ֗ךְ
but [as for] the pureConj-w | Adj-ms
3477 [e]יָשָׁ֥ר
6467 [e]פָּעֳלֽוֹ׃
his work [is]N-msc | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 21:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הֲפַכְפַּ֬ךְ דֶּ֣רֶךְ אִ֣ישׁ וָזָ֑ר וְ֝זַ֗ךְ יָשָׁ֥ר פָּעֳלֹֽו׃

משלי 21:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הפכפך דרך איש וזר וזך ישר פעלו׃

משלי 21:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הפכפך דרך איש וזר וזך ישר פעלו׃

משלי 21:8 Hebrew Bible
הפכפך דרך איש וזר וזך ישר פעלו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The way of a guilty man is crooked, But as for the pure, his conduct is upright.

King James Bible
The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A guilty man's conduct is crooked, but the behavior of the innocent is upright.
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