Proverbs 10:8
Text Analysis
2450 [e]חֲכַם־
The wiseAdj-msc
3820 [e]לֵ֭ב
in heartN-ms
3947 [e]יִקַּ֣ח
will receiveV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
4687 [e]מִצְוֺ֑ת
191 [e]וֶאֱוִ֥יל
but a foolConj-w | N-msc
8193 [e]שְׂ֝פָתַ֗יִם
3832 [e]יִלָּבֵֽט׃
will fallV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 10:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
חֲכַם־לֵ֭ב יִקַּ֣ח מִצְוֹ֑ת וֶאֱוִ֥יל פָתַ֗יִם יִלָּבֵֽט׃

משלי 10:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
חכם־לב יקח מצות ואויל פתים ילבט׃

משלי 10:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
חכם־לב יקח מצות ואויל פתים ילבט׃

משלי 10:8 Hebrew Bible
חכם לב יקח מצות ואויל שפתים ילבט׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.

King James Bible
The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wise heart accepts commands, but foolish lips will be destroyed.
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