Proverbs 28:11
Text Analysis
2450 [e]חָכָ֣ם
5869 [e]בְּ֭עֵינָיו
in his own eyesPrep-b | N-cdc | 3ms
376 [e]אִ֣ישׁ
the man [is]N-ms
6223 [e]עָשִׁ֑יר
1800 [e]וְדַ֖ל
but the poorConj-w | Adj-ms
995 [e]מֵבִ֣ין
who has understandingV-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
2713 [e]יַחְקְרֶֽנּוּ׃
searches him outV-Qal-Imperf-3ms | 3mse

Hebrew Texts
משלי 28:11 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
חָכָ֣ם בְּ֭עֵינָיו אִ֣ישׁ עָשִׁ֑יר וְדַ֖ל מֵבִ֣ין יַחְקְרֶֽנּוּ׃

משלי 28:11 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
חכם בעיניו איש עשיר ודל מבין יחקרנו׃

משלי 28:11 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
חכם בעיניו איש עשיר ודל מבין יחקרנו׃

משלי 28:11 Hebrew Bible
חכם בעיניו איש עשיר ודל מבין יחקרנו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The rich man is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding sees through him.

King James Bible
The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, but a poor man who has discernment sees through him.
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