Proverbs 26:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
657 [e]בְּאֶ֣פֶס
bə-’e-p̄es
where [there is] noPrep-b | N-msc
6086 [e]עֵ֭צִים
‘ê-ṣîm
woodN-mp
3518 [e]תִּכְבֶּה־
tiḵ-beh-
goes outV-Qal-Imperf-3fs
784 [e]אֵ֑שׁ
’êš;
the fireN-cs
369 [e]וּבְאֵ֥ין
ū-ḇə-’ên
and where [there is] noConj-w, Prep-b | Adv
5372 [e]נִ֝רְגָּ֗ן
nir-gān,
talebearerV-Nifal-Prtcpl-ms
8367 [e]יִשְׁתֹּ֥ק
yiš-tōq
ceasesV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
4066 [e]מָדֽוֹן׃
mā-ḏō-wn.
strifeN-ms









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
so

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tale-bearer or whisperer is silent

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