Proverbs 26:19
Text Analysis
3651 [e]כֵּֽן־
376 [e]אִ֭ישׁ
[Is] the manN-ms
7411 [e]רִמָּ֣ה
[who] deceivesV-Piel-Perf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
7453 [e]רֵעֵ֑הוּ
his neighborN-msc | 3ms
559 [e]וְ֝אָמַ֗ר
and saysConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-3ms
3808 [e]הֲ‍ֽלֹא־
7832 [e]מְשַׂחֵ֥ק
was only jokingV-Piel-Prtcpl-ms
589 [e]אָֽנִי׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 26:19 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כֵּֽן־אִ֭ישׁ רִמָּ֣ה אֶת־רֵעֵ֑הוּ וְ֝אָמַ֗ר הֲ‍ֽלֹא־מְשַׂחֵ֥ק אָֽנִי׃

משלי 26:19 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כן־איש רמה את־רעהו ואמר ה‍לא־משחק אני׃

משלי 26:19 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כן־איש רמה את־רעהו ואמר ה‍לא־משחק אני׃

משלי 26:19 Hebrew Bible
כן איש רמה את רעהו ואמר הלא משחק אני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So is the man who deceives his neighbor, And says, "Was I not joking?"

King James Bible
So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
so is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, "I was only joking!"
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