Proverbs 26:20
Text Analysis
657 [e]בְּאֶ֣פֶס
where [there is] noPrep-b | N-msc
6086 [e]עֵ֭צִים
3518 [e]תִּכְבֶּה־
goes outV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
784 [e]אֵ֑שׁ
the fireN-cs
369 [e]וּבְאֵ֥ין
and where [there is] noConj-w, Prep-b | Adv
5372 [e]נִ֝רְגָּ֗ן
8367 [e]יִשְׁתֹּ֥ק
4066 [e]מָדֽוֹן׃

Hebrew Texts
משלי 26:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
בְּאֶ֣פֶס עֵ֭צִים תִּכְבֶּה־אֵ֑שׁ וּבְאֵ֥ין נִ֝רְגָּ֗ן יִשְׁתֹּ֥ק מָדֹֽון׃

משלי 26:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
באפס עצים תכבה־אש ובאין נרגן ישתק מדון׃

משלי 26:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
באפס עצים תכבה־אש ובאין נרגן ישתק מדון׃

משלי 26:20 Hebrew Bible
באפס עצים תכבה אש ובאין נרגן ישתק מדון׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For lack of wood the fire goes out, And where there is no whisperer, contention quiets down.

King James Bible
Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Without wood, fire goes out; without a gossip, conflict dies down.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

where no wood is or without wood

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tale-bearer or whisperer is silent

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