Proverbs 10:13
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment.

Young's Literal Translation
In the lips of the intelligent is wisdom found, And a rod [is] for the back of him who is lacking understanding.

King James Bible
In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod [is] for the back of him that is void of understanding.

חָכְמָ֑ה (ḥāḵ·māh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2451: Wisdom

is found
תִּמָּצֵ֣א (tim·mā·ṣê)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

on the lips
בְּשִׂפְתֵ֣י (bə·śip̄·ṯê)
Preposition-b | Noun - fdc
Strong's 8193: The lip, language, a margin

of the discerning,
נָ֭בוֹן (nā·ḇō·wn)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 995: To separate mentally, understand

but a rod
וְ֝שֵׁ֗בֶט (wə·šê·ḇeṭ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7626: Rod, staff, club, scepter, tribe

is for the back
לְגֵ֣ו (lə·ḡêw)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1460: The back, the middle

of him who lacks
חֲסַר־ (ḥă·sar-)
Adjective - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2638: Needy, lacking, in want of

לֵֽב׃ (lêḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre


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