18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18. Ecclesiastes 10:10 Context. (4-10) Of foolish talk. 11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. KJV: King James Version Tools. 1 Dead a flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 3 Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool. Ecclesiastes 9:10. 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. (16-20)1-3 Those especially who make a profession of religion, should keep from all appearances of evil. 10 If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct. Flies of death. 10. Ecclesiastes 10:12 | KJV. Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. Ecclesiastes 10:6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. Ecclesiastes 4:10 KJV For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. 10 If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom [is] profitable to direct. 10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do [it] with thy might; for [there is] no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. KJV: Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! Ecclesiastes 10:19 Context. Ecclesiastes 10:11 If the snake bites before it is charmed, there is no profit for the charmer. 1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 10 1 Dead flies putrefy the perfumer's ointment, And cause it to give off a foul odor; So does a little folly to one respected for wisdom and honor. 2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 3 Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool. Read verse in King James Version Cite This Page: Blue Letter Bible. 17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! Ecc 10:1 ¶ Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! Ecclesiastes 10:4. 10 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly. Ecclesiastes 10 King James Version (KJV). Ecclesiastes 10:10 King James Version with Strong's Concordance (STRONG) - Read this chapter 10 If the iron H1270 be blunt, H6949 and he do not whet H7043 the edge, H6440 then must he put H1396 to more strength: H2428 but wisdom H2451 is profitable H3504 to direct. 2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. Ecclesiastes 10:4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences. A {a} wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart is at his left. 3 Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense. Ecclesiastes 10. 10 1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! 3 Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool. Compare The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. His ear is ever open. 1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. Ecc 10:1. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. (11-15) Duties of rulers and subjects. 10 If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct. Blue Letter Bible. King James Version (KJV) NIV KJV ESV NKJV. Fools toil a great deal to no purpose. 5 The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place where he arose. 13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness. Breaketh an hedge - Rather: “breaks through a wall.” Serpent - The habit of snakes is to nestle in a chink of a wall, or among stones (compare Amos 5:19). To preserve a character for wisdom. Ecc 10:2 : A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. They do not get up early to drink, but to eat for strength. 15 The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city. 13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness. Ecclesiastes 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. Ecclesiastes 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler: 6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. Ecclesiastes 10 :: New King James Version (NKJV) Strong's. 3 Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool. According to the 'Preacher' of Ecclesiastes, should a person in authority rise up and be angry with us, how should we respond. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 10 Dead flies make g the perfumer’s ointment give off a stench; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. Ecclesiastes 10 ; ECCLES 10:1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. Ecclesiastes 10. 15 The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city. Listen to Ecclesiastes 10 using the KJV Bible online. Ecclesiastes 10 is the tenth chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. Ecclesiastes 10:10 (King James Version) ... Ecclesiastes 10:11 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Amos 5:19. 12 The words of a wise man's mouth [are] gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. Ecclesiastes 10:9. 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. Ecclesiastes 10 - KJV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. Ecclesiastes 10:12 - ESV. The babbler's tongue is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison; and contradiction only makes it the more violent. Your curses cannot affect Him; but his curse, coming down upon you, will sink you to the lowest hell.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Ecclesiastes 4:10 KJV For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up. Ecclesiastes King James Version KJV The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. The people cannot be happy when their princes are childish, and lovers of pleasure. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. Read Ecclesiastes 10 online (KJV) Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious, but fools are consumed by their own lips. Verse. KJV. 11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. 1. Listen to the Bible. (1-3) Respecting subjects and rulers. 10:10 : If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct. 1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 20 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. This may also be the first recorded instance of the government's bugging a home! As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him. KJV: King James Version Men are not preferred according to their merit. Bible > KJV > Ecclesiastes 10 Ecclesiastes 10 King James Bible: Par Wisdom and Folly. (11-15) Duties of rulers and subjects. Ecclesiastes 10 - Dead flies putrefy* the perfumer's ointment, And cause it to give off a foul odor; [So does] a little folly to one respected for wisdom [and] honor. Be endangered - Rather: “cut himself.” They do not understand the plainest things, such as the entrance into a great city. Ecclesiastes 10:15 KJV. Ecclesiastes 2:13 And I saw that wisdom exceeds folly, just as light exceeds darkness: Ecclesiastes 10:9 The one who quarries stones may be injured by them, and he who splits logs endangers himself. 3 Jan 2021. Do not, in a passion, quit thy post of duty; wait awhile, and thou wilt find that yielding pacifies great offences. Ecclesiastes 10:17 "Blessed [art] thou, O land, when thy king [is] the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! " Scripture Formatting. Ecc 1:2,14 a. Peshitta, Targum, and Talmud attribute the authorship of the book to King Solomon. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. The book contains philosophical speeches by a character called '(the) Qoheleth' (="the Teacher"), composed probably between 5th to 2nd century BCE. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 3 Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him , and he saith to every one that he is a fool. Money, of itself, will neither feed nor clothe, though it answers the occasions of this present life, as what is to be had, may generally be had for money. Ecclesiastes 10:3 “Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him , and he saith to every one that he is a fool.” King James Version (KJV) Slothfulness is of ill consequence both to private and public affairs. (4-10) Of foolish talk. The futility of life “under the sun” - cf. 11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. 14 A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him? If the spirit of a ruler — His passion or wrath; rise up against thee — Upon some misinformation given him, or mismanagement of thine; leave not thy place — In anger or discontent. 3 What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? 10:8 : He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. 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KJV / Ecclesiastes / Ecclesiastes 10 / Ecclesiastes 10:19 ; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. A key word is “vanity” (occurs 35 times in 29 verses), which means “futility, uselessness, nothingness” b. Ecclesiastes 9:10 10 Whatsoever r thy hand findeth to do, s do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor t device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. But it is the excellency of the way to the heavenly city, that it is a high-way, in which the simplest wayfaring men shall not err, #Isa 25:8|. Time is running out. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. ASV YLT DARBY WEB BBE STRONG. 4 One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Tools. Solomon is teaching us that now is the time to work with care, energy, and purpose to get the most and the best from life and to prepare for the hereafter.His basic reason is that the clock is ticking. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 2: A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 12 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. Ecclesiastes 10 New King James Version << Ecclesiastes 9 | Ecclesiastes 10 | Ecclesiastes 11 >> The Excellence of Wisdom. Ecclesiastes chapter 10 King James Version. This is saying that the king is a son of people of noble character. 10 If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct. (a) So that he does all things well and justly, where as the fool does the contrary.Ecclesiastes 10… 14 A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him? 17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! 17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! NIV 1 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. Ecclesiastes 10:8. Commentary for Ecclesiastes 10. 4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences. See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 10:9 : Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. Ecclesiastes 10:10 10 If the iron t be blunt, and he do not u whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is x profitable to y direct. # Dead…: Heb. curse not THIS KING in thy inmost thought. The same remark is applied to the church, or the body of Christ, that all the members should have the same care one for another.11-15 There is a practice in the East, of charming serpents by music. (16-20)1-3 Those especially who make a profession of religion, should keep from all appearances of evil. Paragraph. 17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences. 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. We must find the way to keep him gentle. 1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. ECCLES 10:2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. DRB: Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and when the princes eat in the morning. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 3 Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense, and he i says to everyone that he is a fool. One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever. 3: Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool. Read more Share Copy Ecclesiastes 10:17 Context. If there be hazard in secret thoughts and whispers against earthly rulers, what must be the peril from every deed, word, or thought of rebellion against the King of kings, and Lord of lords! Second, Ecclesiastes 9:5 cannot contradict Ecclesiastes 4:2. 2 h A wise man’s heart inclines him to the right, but a fool’s heart to the left. Ecclesiastes 10-12 King James Version (KJV) 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. Also there is discernible in it another application. Red Letter. The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. But by rash, unprincipled, or slanderous talk, he brings open or secret vengeance upon himself. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Wisdom and Folly. 11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. Ecclesiastes 10:1 "Dead flies cause the ointment of the perfumer to send forth an evil odor; so doth a little folly outweigh wisdom and honor." ASV YLT DARBY WEB BBE STRONG. Ecclesiastes 10 King James Version 1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. He seeth in secret. 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 20 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. Ecclesiastes 10 King James Version (KJV) 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. There, Solomon states that the dead are “happier than the living.” However, when a person is dead, the opportunities to enjoy things on earth no longer exist. Ecclesiastes 10 King James Version (KJV) 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. The narrative of “the Preacher” (KJV), or “the Teacher” (NIV) reveals the depression that inevitably results … Ecclesiastes 10 King James Version << Ecclesiastes 9 | Ecclesiastes 10 | Ecclesiastes 11 >> The Excellence of Wisdom. 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. This proverb is actually an illustration of the last verses of Ecclesiastes 9. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. "The Preacher Solomon - Ecclesiastes 10 - (KJV - King James Version)." Sin is the reproach of sinners, wherever they go, and shows their folly.4-10 Solomon appears to caution men not to seek redress in a hasty manner, nor to yield to pride and revenge. Ecclesiastes 10:11 If the snake bites before it is charmed, there is no profit for the charmer. Verse. Ecclesiastes 10:20. and show everyone. We let our requests for what we think we need from God be made known to Him with ease. 3 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; 4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; Ecclesiastes 2:13 And I saw that wisdom exceeds folly, just as light exceeds darkness: Ecclesiastes 10:9 The one who quarries stones may be injured by them, and he who splits logs endangers himself. Ecclesiastes 10 Chapter 10. Font Size. Listen to the Bible. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! 1: Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. Ecclesiastes 10:9. KJV. Would we duly consider our own ignorance as to future events, it would cut off many idle words which we foolishly multiply. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! Paragraph. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? Ephesians 5:15-17 KJV. Read more Share Copy Ecclesiastes 10:12 Context. Ecclesiastes 10 Wisdom Better than Folly. The words of a wise man's mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. A key phrase is “under the sun” (occurs 29 times in 27 verses), which suggests “from an earthly point of view” -- The book illustrates the vanity of life when looked at solely from an earthly perspective Ecclesiastes 3 King James Version (KJV). The key to understanding the statement “the dead know nothing” is found in the theme of the book of Ecclesiastes. Ecclesiastes 10 King James Version (KJV) 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. And those are often most forward to offer help, who are least aware of the difficulties, or the consequences. Purpose of Writing: Ecclesiastes is a book of perspective. Ecc 10:20 - 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. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. 10:11 Ecclesiastes 10:10 Context. But sinful folly makes men miss that only way to happiness.16-20 The happiness of a land depends on the character of its rulers. Geneva Study Bible. 14 A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him? Ecclesiastes 10:12 - NIV. Verse 20, I am sure, is the origin of the popular saying a little bird told me. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things. Sinner! 1996-2021. A wise man has great advantage over a fool, who is always at a loss when he has anything to do. But the soul, as it is not redeemed, so it is not maintained with corruptible things, as silver and gold. Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. God sees what men do, and hears what they say in secret; and, when he pleases, brings it to light by strange and unsuspected ways. 2 A wise man’s heart is at his right hand; but a fool’s heart at his left. Ecc 10:1 - As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. KJV Ecclesiastes, 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 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