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Ecclesiastes 10 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:1 - Dead flies cause the oil of the perfumer to send forth an evil odor; so does a little folly outweigh wisdom and honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:2 - A wise man's heart is at his right hand, but a fool's heart at his left.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:3 - Yes also, when the fool walks by the way, his understanding fails him, and he says to everyone that he is a fool.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:4 - If the spirit of the ruler rises up against you, don't leave your place; for gentleness lays great offenses to rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:5 - There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, the sort of error which proceeds from the ruler.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:6 - Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in a low place.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:7 - I have seen servants on horses, and princes walking like servants on the eretz.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:8 - He who digs a pit may fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:9 - Whoever carves out stones may be injured by them. Whoever splits wood may be endangered thereby.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:10 - If the axe is blunt, and one doesn't sharpen the edge, then he must use more strength; but skill brings success.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:11 - If the snake bites before it is charmed, then is there no profit for the charmer's tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:12 - The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but a fool is swallowed by his own lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:13 - The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:14 - A fool also multiplies words. Man doesn't know what will be; and that which will be after him, who can tell him?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:15 - The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn't know how to go to the city.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:16 - Woe to you, land, when your king is a child, And your princes eat in the morning!
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:17 - Happy are you, land, when your king is the son of nobles, And your princes eat in due season, For strength, and not for drunkenness!
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:18 - By slothfulness the roof sinks in; And through idleness of the hands the house leaks.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:19 - A feast is made for laughter, And wine makes the life glad; And money is the answer for all things.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 10:20 - Don't revile the king, no, not in your thoughts; And don't revile the rich in your bedchamber: For a bird of the sky may carry your voice, And that which has wings may tell the matter.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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