Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
* Curſe not the king, no not in thy || thought, and curſe not the rich in thy bed-chamber: for a bird of the aire ſhall carry the voyce, and that which hath wings ſhall tell the matter.
אַל , adverb of negation, ʾal — not (a subjective neg.) (value 31)
H408, אַל ʼal, al; a negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing:—nay, neither, + never, no, nor, not, nothing (worth), rather than.
not, no, nor, neither, nothing (as wish or preference)
do not, let not (with a verb)
let there not be (with a verb understood)
not, no (with substantive)
nothing (as substantive)
Used in 572 Verses, 37 Books 724  Occurrence Count
אֵת , particle, ʾeyt — untranslatable mark of the accusative case (value 401)
H853, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely):—[as such unrepresented in English].
sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative
Used in 6780 Verses, 39 Books 10904  Occurrence Count
בַּעַל , masculine noun, baʿal — owner, lord (value 102)
H1167, בַּעַל baʻal, bah'-al; from H1166; a master; hence, a husband, or (figuratively) owner (often used with another noun in modifications of this latter sense):— archer, babbler, bird, captain, chief man, confederate, have to do, dreamer, those to whom it is due, furious, those that are given to it, great, hairy, he that hath it, have, horseman, husband, lord, man, married, master, person, sworn, they of.
owner, husband, lord
(noun of relationship used to characterise - ie, master of dreams)
lord (used of foreign gods)
Used in 78 Verses, 19 Books 82  Occurrence Count
גַּם , adverb, gam — also, moreover, yea (value 43)
H1571, גַּם gam, gam; by contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly, assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correl. both...and:—again, alike, also, (so much) as (soon), both (so)...and, but, either...or, even, for all, (in) likewise (manner), moreover, nay...neither, one, then(-refore), though, what, with, yea.
also, even, indeed, moreover, yea
also, moreover (giving emphasis)
neither, neither...nor (with negative)
even (for stress)
indeed, yea (introducing climax)
also (of correspondence or retribution)
but, yet, though (adversative)
even, yea, yea though (with 'when' in hypothetical case)
(TWOT) again, alike
Used in 661 Verses, 37 Books 769  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
חֶדֶר , masculine noun, heder — a chamber, room (value 212)
H2315, חֶדֶר cheder, kheh'-der; from H2314; an apartment (usually literal):—((bed) inner) chamber, innermost(-ward) part, parlour, south, × within.
chamber, room, parlour, innermost or inward part, within
Used in 33 Verses, 17 Books 34  Occurrence Count
יָלַךְ , verb, yalakh — again, away, bear, bring, carry away, come away, depart, flow, (value 60)
H3212, יָלַךְ yâlak, yaw-lak'; a primitive root (compare H1980); to walk (literally or figuratively); causatively, to carry (in various senses):—× again, away, bear, bring, carry (away), come (away), depart, flow, follow(-ing), get (away, hence, him), (cause to, made) go (away, -ing, -ne, one's way, out), grow, lead (forth), let down, march, prosper, pursue, cause to run, spread, take away (-journey), vanish, (cause to) walk(-ing), wax, × be weak.
to go, walk, come
to go, walk, come, depart, proceed, move, go away
to die, live, manner of life (fig.)
(Hiphil) to lead, bring, lead away, carry, cause to walk
Used in 936 Verses, 34 Books 1031  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כָּנָף , feminine noun, kanaf — wing, extremity (value 150)
H3671, כָּנָף kânâph, kaw-nawf'; from H3670; an edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bedclothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle:— bird, border, corner, end, feather(-ed), × flying, (one an-) other, overspreading, × quarters, skirt, × sort, uttermost part, wing(-ed).
wing, extremity, edge, winged, border, corner, shirt
skirt, corner (of garment)
Used in 85 Verses, 22 Books 108  Occurrence Count
מַדָּע , masculine noun, maddaʿ — knowledge, thought (value 114)
H4093, מַדָּע maddâʻ, mad-daw'; or מַדַּע maddaʻ; from H3045; intelligence or consciousness:—knowledge, science, thought.
mind, thought, place of knowledge
Used in 6 Verses, 3 Books 6  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
מִשְׁכָּב , masculine noun, mishkav — place of lying, a couch, act of lying (value 362)
H4904, מִשְׁכָּב mishkâb, mish-kawb'; from H7901; a bed (figuratively, a bier); abstractly, sleep; by euphemism, carnal intercourse:—bed(-chamber), couch, lieth (lying) with.
a lying down, couch, bier, act of lying
act of lying, lying down or sleeping room, bedroom
lying down (for sexual contact)
Used in 44 Verses, 18 Books 46  Occurrence Count
נָגַד , verb, nagad — to be conspicuous (value 57)
H5046, נָגַד nâgad, naw-gad'; a primitive root; properly, to front, i.e. stand boldly out opposite; by implication (causatively), to manifest; figuratively, to announce (always by word of mouth to one present); specifically, to expose, predict, explain, praise:—bewray, × certainly, certify, declare(-ing), denounce, expound, × fully, messenger, plainly, profess, rehearse, report, shew (forth), speak, × surely, tell, utter.
to be conspicuous, tell, make known
(Hiphil) to tell, declare
to tell, announce, report
to declare, make known, expound
to inform of
to publish, declare, proclaim
to avow, acknowledge, confess
(Hophal) to be told, be announced, be reported
Used in 344 Verses, 31 Books 362  Occurrence Count
עוֹף , masculine noun, ʿof — flying creatures (value 156)
H5775, עוֹף ʻôwph, ofe; from H5774; a bird (as covered with feathers, or rather as covering with wings), often collectively:—bird, that flieth, flying, fowl.
flying creatures, fowl, insects, birds
Used in 70 Verses, 14 Books 71  Occurrence Count
עָשִׁיר , adjective, noun, ʿashiyr — rich (value 580)
H6223, עָשִׁיר ʻâshîyr, aw-sheer'; from H6238; rich, whether literal or figurative (noble):—rich (man).
the rich, the wealthy, rich man
Used in 23 Verses, 10 Books 23  Occurrence Count
קוֹל , masculine noun, kol — sound, voice (value 136)
H6963, קוֹל qôwl, kole; or קֹל qôl; from an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound:—+ aloud, bleating, crackling, cry (+ out), fame, lightness, lowing, noise, + hold peace, (pro-) claim, proclamation, + sing, sound, + spark, thunder(-ing), voice, + yell.
voice, sound, noise
sound (of instrument)
Used in 436 Verses, 35 Books 503  Occurrence Count
קָלַל , verb, kalal — to be slight, swift or trifling (value 160)
H7043, קָלַל qâlal, kaw-lal'; a primitive root; to be (causatively, make) light, literally (swift, small, sharp, etc.) or figuratively (easy, trifling, vile, etc.):—abate, make bright, bring into contempt, (ac-) curse, despise, (be) ease(-y, -ier), (be a, make, make somewhat, move, seem a, set) light(-en, -er, -ly, -ly afflict, -ly esteem, thing), × slight(-ly), be swift(-er), (be, be more, make, re-) vile, whet.
to be slight, be swift, be trifling, be of little account, be light
to be slight, be abated (of water)
to be swift
to be trifling, be of little account
to be swift, show oneself swift
to appear trifling, be too trifling, be insignificant
to be lightly esteemed
to make despicable
(Pual) to be cursed
to make light, lighten
to treat with contempt, bring contempt or dishonour
(Hithpalpel) to shake oneself, be moved to and fro
Used in 79 Verses, 22 Books 82  Occurrence Count
שָׁמַיִם , masculine noun, shamayim — heaven, sky (value 390)
H8064, שָׁמַיִם shâmayim, shaw-mah'-yim; dual of an unused singular שָׁמֶה shâmeh; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve):—air, × astrologer, heaven(-s).
heaven, heavens, sky
visible heavens, sky
as abode of the stars
as the visible universe, the sky, atmosphere, etc
Heaven (as the abode of God)
Used in 395 Verses, 33 Books 413  Occurrence Count
|Ecclesiastes 10:20Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
|Original Text (WLC)
|גַּ֣ם בְּמַדָּֽעֲךָ֗ מֶ֚לֶךְ אַל־תְּקַלֵּ֔ל וּבְחַדְרֵי֙ מִשְׁכָּ֣בְךָ֔ אַל־תְּקַלֵּ֖ל עָשִׁ֑יר כִּ֣י ע֤וֹף הַשָּׁמַ֙יִם֙ יוֹלִ֣יךְ אֶת־הַקּ֔וֹל וּבַ֥עַל הכנפים יַגֵּ֥יד דָּבָֽר׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|not the king,
|no not in thy thought;
|not the rich
|in thy bedchamber:
|for a bird
|of the air
|and that which hath
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