Psalm 12:2
Text Analysis
7723 [e]שָׁ֤וְא ׀
1696 [e]יְֽדַבְּרוּ֮
they speakV-Piel-Imperf-3mp
376 [e]אִ֤ישׁ
854 [e]אֶת־
7453 [e]רֵ֫עֵ֥הוּ
his neighborN-msc | 3ms
8193 [e]שְׂפַ֥ת
[with] lipsN-fsc
2513 [e]חֲלָק֑וֹת
3820 [e]בְּלֵ֖ב
with a doublePrep-b | N-ms
3820 [e]וָלֵ֣ב
and [and] a [double] heartConj-w | N-ms
1696 [e]יְדַבֵּֽרוּ׃
they speakV-Piel-Imperf-3mp

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 12:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שָׁ֤וְא ׀ יְֽדַבְּרוּ֮ אִ֤ישׁ אֶת־רֵ֫עֵ֥הוּ שְׂפַ֥ת חֲלָקֹ֑ות בְּלֵ֖ב וָלֵ֣ב יְדַבֵּֽרוּ׃

תהילים 12:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שוא ׀ ידברו איש את־רעהו שפת חלקות בלב ולב ידברו׃

תהילים 12:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שוא ׀ ידברו איש את־רעהו שפת חלקות בלב ולב ידברו׃

תהילים 12:2 Hebrew Bible
שוא ידברו איש את רעהו שפת חלקות בלב ולב ידברו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They speak falsehood to one another; With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.

King James Bible
They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.
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