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Lexicon :: Strong's H6612 - pᵊṯî

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פְּתִי
Transliteration
pᵊṯî
Pronunciation
peth-ee'
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Part of Speech
adjective, feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1853a

Strong’s Definitions

פְּתִי pᵉthîy, peth-ee'; or פֶּתִי pethîy; or פְּתָאִי pᵉthâʼîy; from H6601; silly (i.e. seducible):—foolish, simple(-icity, one).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's H6612 in the following manner: simple (15x), simple ones (2x), foolish (1x), simplicity (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's H6612 in the following manner: simple (15x), simple ones (2x), foolish (1x), simplicity (1x).
feminine noun
  1. simplicity, naivete

    adjective
  2. simple, foolish, open-minded

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
פְּתִי pᵉthîy, peth-ee'; or פֶּתִי pethîy; or פְּתָאִי pᵉthâʼîy; from H6601; silly (i.e. seducible):—foolish, simple(-icity, one).
STRONGS H6612:
פֶּ֫תִי [for פָּתַי Lag BN 52 BaZMG xlii (1888), 353; NB 320] adjective simple, possibly as open-minded; — פֶּ֫תִי Proverbs 9:4 +, פֶּ֑תִי Psalm 19:8 +; plural פְּתָאיִם (Ges§ 93 x) Psalm 116:6 + 6 times Proverbs; פְּתָיִים Psalm 119:130; Proverbs 22:3; פְּתָיִם Proverbs 1:22, 32; — simple, as substantive concrete: open to the instruction of wisdom or folly, Proverbs 9:4, 16; believing every word Proverbs 14:15; lacking עָרְמָה Proverbs 1:14; Proverbs 8:5; Proverbs 19:25; needing בין Psalm 119:130, חכמה Psalm 19:8; Proverbs 21:11; in good sense, שׁמר פתאים י׳ Psalm 116:6 י׳ preserveth ths simple-minded; but usually tendency to bad sense; פתאים love פתי Proverbs 1:22; inherit אִוֶּלֶת Proverbs 14:18, are easily enticed, misled and go back Proverbs 1:32; Proverbs 7:7; Proverbs 9:6; Proverbs 22:3 = Proverbs 27:12; they need atonement Ezekiel 45:20 (|| שׁגה).

[פְּתִי] noun feminine simplicity (i.e. lack of wisdom), תְּאֵהֲבוּ־פֶ֑תִי פְּתָיִם עַד־מָתַי Proverbs 1:22.
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H6612

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6612 matches the Hebrew פְּתִי (pᵊṯî),
which occurs 19 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:7 - The Law of the LORD is [fn]perfect, restoring the soul;
The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple H6612.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:6 - The LORD watches over the simple H6612;
I was brought low, and He saved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:130 - The unfolding of Your words gives light;
It gives understanding to the simple H6612.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:4 - To give prudence to the naive H6612,
To the youth knowledge and discretion,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:22 - “How long, you naive H6612 ones H6612, will you love simplistic H6612 thinking H6612?
And how long will scoffers delight themselves in scoffing
And fools hate knowledge?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:32 - “For the faithlessness of the naive H6612 will kill them,
And the complacency of fools will destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:7 - And I saw among the naive H6612,
And discerned among the [fn]youths
A young man lacking [fn]sense,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:5 - “You naive H6612 ones H6612, understand prudence;
And, you fools, understand [fn]wisdom!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:4 - “Whoever is naive H6612, let him turn in here!”
To him who lacks [fn]understanding she says,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:6 - [fn]Abandon your foolishness H6612 and live,
And proceed in the way of understanding.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:16 - “Whoever is naive H6612, let him turn in here,”
And to him who lacks [fn]understanding she says,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:15 - The naive H6612 believes everything,
But the sensible person considers his steps.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:18 - The naive H6612 inherit foolishness,
But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:25 - Strike a scoffer and the naive H6612 may become clever,
But rebuke one who has understanding, and he will [fn]gain knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:11 - When the scoffer is punished, the naive H6612 becomes wise;
But when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:3 - A prudent person sees evil and hides himself,
But the naive H6612 proceed, and pay the penalty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:12 - A prudent person sees evil and hides himself;
But the naive H6612 proceed, and pay the penalty.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 45:20 - “And you shall do this on the seventh day of the month for everyone who does wrong inadvertently or is naive H6612; so you shall make atonement for the house.

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