Proverbs 9:17
Text Analysis
4325 [e]מַֽיִם־
1589 [e]גְּנוּבִ֥ים
4985 [e]יִמְתָּ֑קוּ
is sweetV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
3899 [e]וְלֶ֖חֶם
and bread [eaten]Conj-w | N-msc
5643 [e]סְתָרִ֣ים
in secretN-mp
5276 [e]יִנְעָֽם׃
is pleasantV-Qal-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 9:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מַֽיִם־גְּנוּבִ֥ים יִמְתָּ֑קוּ וְלֶ֖חֶם סְתָרִ֣ים יִנְעָֽם׃

משלי 9:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מים־גנובים ימתקו ולחם סתרים ינעם׃

משלי 9:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מים־גנובים ימתקו ולחם סתרים ינעם׃

משלי 9:17 Hebrew Bible
מים גנובים ימתקו ולחם סתרים ינעם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Stolen water is sweet; And bread eaten in secret is pleasant."

King James Bible
Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Stolen water is sweet, and bread eaten secretly is tasty!"
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