Proverbs 5:20
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
4100 [e]וְלָ֤מָּה
wə-lām-māh
For whyConj-w | Interrog
7686 [e]תִשְׁגֶּ֣ה
ṯiš-geh
should you be enrapturedV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
1121 [e]בְנִ֣י
ḇə-nî
my sonN-msc | 1cs
2114 [e]בְזָרָ֑ה
ḇə-zā-rāh;
by an immoral womanPrep-b | Adj-fs
2263 [e]וּ֝תְחַבֵּ֗ק
ū-ṯə-ḥab-bêq,
and be embracedConj-w | V-Piel-ConjImperf-2ms
2436 [e]חֵ֣ק
ḥêq
in the armsN-msc
5237 [e]נָכְרִיָּֽה׃
nā-ḵə-rî-yāh.
of a seductressAdj-fs









Hebrew Texts
משלי 5:20 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְלָ֤מָּה תִשְׁגֶּ֣ה בְנִ֣י בְזָרָ֑ה וּ֝תְחַבֵּ֗ק חֵ֣ק נָכְרִיָּֽה׃

משלי 5:20 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ולמה תשגה בני בזרה ותחבק חק נכריה׃

משלי 5:20 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ולמה תשגה בני בזרה ותחבק חק נכריה׃

משלי 5:20 Hebrew Bible
ולמה תשגה בני בזרה ותחבק חק נכריה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For why should you, my son, be exhilarated with an adulteress And embrace the bosom of a foreigner?

King James Bible
And why wilt thou, my son, be ravished with a strange woman, and embrace the bosom of a stranger?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why, my son, would you be infatuated with a forbidden woman or embrace the breast of a stranger?
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