Psalm 32:9
Text Analysis
408 [e]אַל־
Do notAdv
1961 [e]תִּֽהְי֤וּ ׀
5483 [e]כְּס֥וּס
like the horsePrep-k | N-ms
6505 [e]כְּפֶרֶד֮
[or] like the mulePrep-k | N-ms
369 [e]אֵ֤ין
[Which] have noAdv
995 [e]הָ֫בִ֥ין
4964 [e]בְּמֶֽתֶג־
with bitPrep-b | N-ms
7448 [e]וָרֶ֣סֶן
and bridleConj-w | N-ms
5716 [e]עֶדְי֣וֹ
whose mouthN-msc | 3ms
1102 [e]לִבְל֑וֹם
which must be harnessedPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1077 [e]בַּ֝֗ל
7126 [e]קְרֹ֣ב
they will not come nearV-Qal-Inf
413 [e]אֵלֶֽיךָ׃
youPrep | 2ms

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 32:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַל־תִּֽהְי֤וּ ׀ כְּס֥וּס כְּפֶרֶד֮ אֵ֤ין הָ֫בִ֥ין בְּמֶֽתֶג־וָרֶ֣סֶן עֶדְיֹ֣ו לִבְלֹ֑ום בַּ֝֗ל קְרֹ֣ב אֵלֶֽיךָ׃

תהילים 32:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אל־תהיו ׀ כסוס כפרד אין הבין במתג־ורסן עדיו לבלום בל קרב אליך׃

תהילים 32:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אל־תהיו ׀ כסוס כפרד אין הבין במתג־ורסן עדיו לבלום בל קרב אליך׃

תהילים 32:9 Hebrew Bible
אל תהיו כסוס כפרד אין הבין במתג ורסן עדיו לבלום בל קרב אליך׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do not be as the horse or as the mule which have no understanding, Whose trappings include bit and bridle to hold them in check, Otherwise they will not come near to you.

King James Bible
Be ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, lest they come near unto thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not be like a horse or mule, without understanding, that must be controlled with bit and bridle or else it will not come near you.
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