Ecclesiastes 7:7
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּ֥י
6233 [e]הָעֹ֖שֶׁק
oppressionArt | N-ms
1984 [e]יְהוֹלֵ֣ל
destroys reasonV-Piel-Imperf-3ms
2450 [e]חָכָ֑ם
a wise [man's]Adj-ms
6 [e]וִֽיאַבֵּ֥ד
and debasesConj-w | V-Piel-ConjImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
3820 [e]לֵ֖ב
the heartN-ms
4979 [e]מַתָּנָֽה׃
a bribeN-fs

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 7:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֥י הָעֹ֖שֶׁק יְהֹולֵ֣ל חָכָ֑ם וִֽיאַבֵּ֥ד אֶת־לֵ֖ב מַתָּנָֽה׃

קהלת 7:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי העשק יהולל חכם ויאבד את־לב מתנה׃

קהלת 7:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי העשק יהולל חכם ויאבד את־לב מתנה׃

קהלת 7:7 Hebrew Bible
כי העשק יהולל חכם ויאבד את לב מתנה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For oppression makes a wise man mad, And a bribe corrupts the heart.

King James Bible
Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Surely, the practice of extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe destroys the mind.
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