Proverbs 25:7
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]כִּ֤י
ForConj
2896 [e]ט֥וֹב
ṭō-wḇ
[it is] betterAdj-ms
559 [e]אֲמָר־
’ă-mār-
that he sayV-Qal-Inf
  לְךָ֗
lə-ḵā,
to youPrep | 2ms
5927 [e]עֲ‍ֽלֵ֫ה
‘ălêh
come upV-Qal-Imp-ms
2008 [e]הֵ֥נָּה
hên-nāh
hereAdv
8213 [e]מֵֽ֭הַשְׁפִּ֣ילְךָ
mê-haš-pî-lə-ḵā
Than that you should be put lowerPrep-m | V-Hifil-Inf | 2ms
6440 [e]לִפְנֵ֣י
lip̄-nê
in the presencePrep-l | N-cpc
5081 [e]נָדִ֑יב
nā-ḏîḇ;
of the princeAdj-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁ֖ר
’ă-šer
WhomPro-r
7200 [e]רָא֣וּ
rā-’ū
have seenV-Qal-Perf-3cp
5869 [e]עֵינֶֽיךָ׃
‘ê-ne-ḵā.
your eyesN-cdc | 2ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 25:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֤י טֹ֥וב אֲמָר־לְךָ֗ עֲ‍ֽלֵ֫ה הֵ֥נָּה מֵֽ֭הַשְׁפִּ֣ילְךָ לִפְנֵ֣י נָדִ֑יב אֲשֶׁ֖ר רָא֣וּ עֵינֶֽיךָ׃

משלי 25:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי טוב אמר־לך ע‍לה הנה מהשפילך לפני נדיב אשר ראו עיניך׃

משלי 25:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי טוב אמר־לך ע‍לה הנה מהשפילך לפני נדיב אשר ראו עיניך׃

משלי 25:7 Hebrew Bible
כי טוב אמר לך עלה הנה מהשפילך לפני נדיב אשר ראו עיניך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For it is better that it be said to you, "Come up here," Than for you to be placed lower in the presence of the prince, Whom your eyes have seen.

King James Bible
For better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up hither; than that thou shouldest be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for it is better for him to say to you, "Come up here!" than to demote you in plain view of a noble.
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