Proverbs 25:10
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Berean Study Bible
lest the one who hears may disgrace you, and your infamy never go away.

Young's Literal Translation
Lest the hearer put thee to shame, And thine evil report turn not back.

King James Bible
Lest he that heareth [it] put thee to shame, and thine infamy turn not away.

פֶּֽן־ (pen-)
Strong's 6435: Removal, lest

the one who hears
שֹׁמֵ֑עַ (šō·mê·a‘)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

may disgrace you,
יְחַסֶּדְךָ֥ (yə·ḥas·seḏ·ḵā)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2616: To bow, to be kind, to reprove

and your infamy
וְ֝דִבָּתְךָ֗ (wə·ḏib·bā·ṯə·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1681: Whispering, defamation, evil report

לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

go away.
תָשֽׁוּב׃ (ṯā·šūḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again


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