It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.
It is the glory of God to conceale a thing: but the honour of Kings is to ſearch out a matter.
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
דָּבָר , masculine noun, davar — speech, word (value 206)
H1697, דָּבָר dâbâr, daw-baw'; from H1696; a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause:—act, advice, affair, answer, × any such (thing), because of, book, business, care, case, cause, certain rate, chronicles, commandment, × commune(-ication), concern(-ing), confer, counsel, dearth, decree, deed, × disease, due, duty, effect, eloquent, errand, (evil favoured-) ness, glory, harm, hurt, iniquity, judgment, language, lying, manner, matter, message, (no) thing, oracle, × ought, × parts, pertaining, please, portion, power, promise, provision, purpose, question, rate, reason, report, request, × (as hast) said, sake, saying, sentence, sign, so, some (uncleanness), somewhat to say, song, speech, × spoken, talk, task, that, × there done, thing (concerning), thought, thus, tidings, what(-soever), wherewith, which, word, work.
speech, word, speaking, thing
business, occupation, acts, matter, case, something, manner (by extension)
Used in 1290 Verses, 34 Books 1440  Occurrence Count
חָקַר , verb, hakar — to search (value 308)
H2713, חָקַר châqar, khaw-kar'; a primitive root; properly, to penetrate; hence, to examine intimately:—find out, (make) search (out), seek (out), sound, try.
to search, search for, search out, examine, investigate
to search (for)
to search through, explore
to examine thoroughly
to be searched out, be found out, be ascertained, be examined
(Piel) to search out, seek out
Used in 26 Verses, 14 Books 27  Occurrence Count
כָּבוֹד , masculine noun, kavod — glorious (value 32)
H3519, כָּבוֹד kâbôwd, kaw-bode'; rarely כָּבֹד kâbôd; from H3513; properly, weight, but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness:—glorious(-ly), glory, honour(-able).
glory, honour, glorious, abundance
honour, splendour, glory
honour, reverence, glory
Used in 189 Verses, 27 Books 199  Occurrence Count
מֶלֶךְ , masculine noun, melekh — king (value 90)
H4428, מֶלֶךְ melek, meh'-lek; from H4427; a king:—king, royal.
Used in 1919 Verses, 35 Books 2518  Occurrence Count
סָתַר , verb, satar — to hide, conceal (value 660)
H5641, סָתַר çâthar, saw-thar'; a primitive root; to hide (by covering), literally or figuratively:—be absent, keep close, conceal, hide (self), (keep) secret, × surely.
to hide, conceal
to hide oneself
to be hidden, be concealed
(Piel) to hide carefully
(Pual) to be hidden carefully, be concealed
(Hiphil) to conceal, hide
(Hithpael) to hide oneself carefully
Used in 80 Verses, 18 Books 80  Occurrence Count
|Proverbs 25:2Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.
|Original Text (WLC)
|כְּבֹ֣ד אֱ֭לֹהִים הַסְתֵּ֣ר דָּבָ֑ר וּכְבֹ֥ד מְ֝לָכִ֗ים חֲקֹ֣ר דָּבָֽר׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|It is the glory
|but the honour
|is to search out
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