Psalm 49:4
Text Analysis
5186 [e]אַטֶּ֣ה
I will inclineV-Hifil-Imperf-1cs
4912 [e]לְמָשָׁ֣ל
to a proverbPrep-l | N-ms
241 [e]אָזְנִ֑י
my earN-fsc | 1cs
6605 [e]אֶפְתַּ֥ח
I will discloseV-Qal-Imperf-1cs
3658 [e]בְּ֝כִנּ֗וֹר
on the harpPrep-b | N-ms
2420 [e]חִידָתִֽי׃
my dark sayingN-fsc | 1cs

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 49:4 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַטֶּ֣ה לְמָשָׁ֣ל אָזְנִ֑י אֶפְתַּ֥ח בְּ֝כִנֹּ֗ור חִידָתִֽי׃

תהילים 49:4 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אטה למשל אזני אפתח בכנור חידתי׃

תהילים 49:4 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אטה למשל אזני אפתח בכנור חידתי׃

תהילים 49:4 Hebrew Bible
אטה למשל אזני אפתח בכנור חידתי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
I will incline my ear to a proverb; I will express my riddle on the harp.

King James Bible
I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I turn my ear to a proverb; I explain my riddle with a lyre.
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