Proverbs 26:2
Text Analysis
6833 [e]כַּצִּפּ֣וֹר
Like a sparrowPrep-k, Art | N-cs
5110 [e]לָ֭נוּד
flittingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1866 [e]כַּדְּר֣וֹר
like a swallowPrep-k, Art | N-ms
5774 [e]לָע֑וּף
flyingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
3651 [e]כֵּ֥ן
7045 [e]קִֽלְלַ֥ת
a curseN-fsc
2600 [e]חִ֝נָּ֗ם
without causeAdv
-Adverb - Negative particle Adv-NegPrt
3808 [e](ל֣וֹ)
notPrep | 3ms
935 [e]תָבֹֽא׃
shall alightV-Qal-Imperf-3fs

Hebrew Texts
משלי 26:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כַּצִּפֹּ֣ור לָ֭נוּד כַּדְּרֹ֣ור לָע֑וּף כֵּ֥ן קִֽלְלַ֥ת חִ֝נָּ֗ם [לֹא כ] (לֹ֣ו ק) תָבֹֽא׃

משלי 26:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כצפור לנוד כדרור לעוף כן קללת חנם [לא כ] (לו ק) תבא׃

משלי 26:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כצפור לנוד כדרור לעוף כן קללת חנם [לא כ] (לו ק) תבא׃

משלי 26:2 Hebrew Bible
כצפור לנוד כדרור לעוף כן קללת חנם לא תבא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.

King James Bible
As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Like a flitting sparrow or a fluttering swallow, an undeserved curse goes nowhere.
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