2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. (A) 3 Even when a fool walks along the road, his [common] sense and good judgment fail him and he demonstrates to everyone that he is a fool. 19 The officials make a feast for enjoyment [instead of repairing what is broken], and serve wine to make life merry, and money is the answer to everything. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. # Shappeningmysword Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 2 A time to be born and a time to die; A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 2A wise man’s heart turns him toward the right [which … 11 If the serpent bites before being charmed, then there is no profit for the charmer. Ecclesiastes 3:10-14. No man knows whether it will be love or hatred; anything awaits him. Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. 8 He who digs a pit [for others] may fall into it, and a serpent may bite him who breaks through a [stone] wall. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 9 Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger dwells in the heart of fools. 11 If the serpent bites before it is charmed, then it is no use to call a charmer [and the slanderer is no better than the uncharmed snake]. 10 Is there anything of which it can be said, “See this, it is new”? 3 Even when a fool walks along the road, his [common] sense and good judgment fail him and he … 13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness, and the end of his talk is wicked madness. 1A good name is better than precious perfume, And the day of one’s death better than the day of one’s birth. ... No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Ecclesiastes 10:8. This too is vanity (emptiness). (D) 18 Through laziness the rafters [of state affairs] decay and the roof sags, and through idleness [the roof of] the house leaks. 9 Whoever removes [landmark] stones or hews out [new ones with similar intent] will be hurt with them, and he who fells trees will be endangered by them. 10 If the ax is dull and the man does not whet the edge, he must put forth more strength; but wisdom helps him to succeed. 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the perfumer to putrefy [and] send forth a vile odor; so does a little folly [in him who is valued for wisdom] outweigh wisdom and honor. 7 I have seen slaves on horses, and princes walking like slaves on the earth. 10 Dead flies make the oil of the perfumer give off a foul odor; so a little foolishness [in one who is esteemed] outweighs wisdom and honor. Bible > AMP > Ecclesiastes 12 ... 10 The Preacher sought to find delightful words, even to write correctly words of truth. The Amplified Bible Ecclesiastes 10:19. Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not from wisdom that you ask about this. 17 Happy (fortunate and to be envied) are you, O land, when your king is a free man and of noble birth and character and when your officials feast at the proper time—for strength and not for drunkenness! Bible > AMP > Ecclesiastes 5 ... 10 He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its gain. 12 The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious and win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him. (4-10) Of foolish talk. Amplified© Bible; Ecclesiastes 7 Ecclesiastes 7. 1 Dead flies make the oil of the perfumer give off a foul odor; so a little foolishness [in one who is esteemed] outweighs wisdom and honor. 2“Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher. The Amplified Bible Ecclesiastes 10:12. (C) 10 If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength; but wisdom [to sharpen the axe] helps him succeed [with less effort]. 1The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. We let our requests for what we think we need from God be made known to Him with ease. Don't have an account? 1 DEAD FLIES cause the ointment of the perfumer to putrefy [and] send forth a vile odor; so does a little folly [in him who is valued for wisdom] outweigh wisdom and honor. Ecclesiastes 10. 1Dead flies make the oil of the perfumer give off a foul odor; so a little foolishness [in one who is esteemed] outweighs wisdom and honor. Try it for 30 days FREE. All rights reserved. Amplified© Bible; Ecclesiastes 10 Ecclesiastes 10. and show everyone how stupid they are. This too is vanity (emptiness). Ecclesiastes 10:1-20. 2 A wise man’s heart turns him toward the right [which is the way of blessing], but a fool’s heart turns him toward the left [which is the way of condemnation]. The Amplified Topical Reference Bible, Hardcover, Amplified Holy Bible: Captures the Full Meaning Behind the Original Greek and Hebrew - eBook, Amplified Reading Bible, Imitation Leather, Brown, Indexed, KJV and Amplified Parallel Bible, Large Print, Hardcover. 9 For I have taken all this to heart, exploring and examining it all, how the righteous (those in right standing with God) and the wise and their deeds are in the hands of God. Ecclesiastes 10:8 (Amplified® Bible) A.F.V A.S.V. 5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, like an error which proceeds from the ruler: 6 Folly is set in great dignity and in high places, and the rich sit in low places. 4 If the temper of the ruler rises against you, do not leave your post [showing resistance], because composure and calmness prevent great offenses. 3 Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense. 1 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. Cast Your Bread On The Waters. Try it free for 30 days. 2 A wise man’s heart turns him toward the right [which is the way of blessing], but a fool’s heart turns him toward the left [which is the way of condemnation]. 10. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? 15 The labor of a fool so wearies him [because he is ignorant] that he does not even know how to go to a city. 3 Even when a fool walks along the road, his [common] sense and good judgment fail … Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! 2 It is the same for all. 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 Even when a fool walks along the road, his [common] sense and good judgment fail … Ecclesiastes 10:11 If the snake bites before it is charmed, there is no profit for the charmer. 12 The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious and win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him; 13 the beginning of [a]his talking is foolishness and the end of his talk is wicked madness. 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:13. Ecclesiastes 10. Ecclesiastes 5:10Amplified Bible (AMP) The Folly of Riches 10 He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with itsgain. The officials make a feast for enjoyment [instead of repairing what is broken], and serve wine to make life merry, and money is the answer to everything. 1 Dead flies make the oil of the perfumer give off a foul odor; so a little foolishness [in one who is esteemed] outweighs wisdom and honor. The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious and win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him; The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious and win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him; He who digs a pit will fall into it,And whoever breaks through a wall will be bitten by a serpent.He who quarries stones may be hurt by them,And he who splits wood may be endangered by it.If the ax is dull,And one does not sharpen the edge,Then he must use more strength;But wisdom brings success.a. 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. 15 The labor of fools wearies every one of them, because [he is so ignorant of the ordinary matters that] he does not even know how to get to town. (11-15) Duties of rulers and subjects. 5 There is an evil I have seen under the sun, like an error which proceeds from the ruler— 6 folly is set in many exalted places and in great dignity while the rich sit in humble places. A Little Foolishness. 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning; Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit (pride). Ecclesiastes 10:18. 3 Even when he who is a fool walks along the road, his heart and understanding fail him, and he says of everyone and to everyone that he is a fool. Ecclesiastes 9:10. 2 A wise man’s heart turns him toward the right [which is the way of blessing], but a fool’s heart turns him toward the left [which is the way of condemnation]. Ecclesiastes 10 Amplified Bible (AMP) A Little Foolishness. 19 [Instead of repairing the breaches, the officials] make a feast for laughter, serve wine to cheer life, and [depend on tax] money to answer for all of it. 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. 14 A fool also multiplies words, though no man can tell what will be—and what will happen after he is gone, who can tell him? 5 The fool folds his hands [together] and consumes his own flesh [destroying himself by idleness and apathy]. 1 DEAD FLIES cause the ointment of the perfumer to putrefy [and] send forth a vile odor; so does a little folly [in him who is valued for wisdom] outweigh wisdom and honor. [Matt. Ecclesiastes 10:20. There is one fate for the righteous and for the wicked; for the good, for the clean and … 2 A wise man’s heart turns him … Amplified Bible (AMP), Amplified Study Bible, Large Print, Imitation Leather, Brown, Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy, Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy, Amplified Holy Bible: Captures the Full Meaning Behind the Original Greek and Hebrew - eBook. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. 11 The words of the wise are like [prodding] goads, and these collected sayings are [firmly fixed in the mind] like well-driven nails; they are given by one Shepherd. 20 Moreover, do not curse the king, even in your bedroom, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse the rich, for a bird of the air will carry the sound and a winged creature will make the matter known.(E). 8 There was a certain man—without a dependent, having neither a … Wisdom And Folly Contrasted. Verse Comparison: Ecclesiastes 10:19. 11 When good things increase, those who consume them increase. By generations who will come after them. The Amplified Bible Ecclesiastes 10:8. 11 There is no remembrance of earlier things, Nor also of the later things that are to come; There will be for them no remembrance . The Amplified Bible Ecclesiastes 10:10. Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. The Futility Of All Endeavors. Amplified© Bible; Ecclesiastes 1 Ecclesiastes 1. 25:31-41.] What are the benefits of creating an account? All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Ecclesiastes 10:10 Amplified Bible (AMP) 10 If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength; but wisdom [to sharpen the axe] helps him succeed [with less effort]. Amplified Bible (AMP) Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. 17 Blessed [prosperous and admired] are you, O land, when your king is a man of noble birth, and your princes and officials feast at the proper time—for strength and not for drunkenness. 2 A wise man's heart turns him toward his right hand, but a fool's heart toward his left. Ecclesiastes 10 Wisdom Better than Folly. All rights reserved. Some commentators describe Ecclesiastes 3:12 as negative because they understand the phrase, “there is nothing better,” as implying something “second-best.” They almost seem insulted that God has “tossed them a crumb.” But look again at what God has counseled that we should do! A Little Foolishness. Ecclesiastes 10:11. 3 A time to kill and a time to heal; A time to tear down and a time to build up. He who digs a pit [for others] will fall into it, and whoever breaks through a fence or a [stone] wall, a serpent will bite him. It has already existed for [the vast] ages [of time recorded or unrecorded] Which were before us. (B) 9 He who quarries stones may be hurt with them, and he who splits logs may be endangered by them. Ecclesiastes 10:1-20. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. $3.99 a month puts a library of commentaries, study notes, and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. 2 A wise man’s heart turns him toward the right [which is the way of blessing], but a fool’s heart turns him toward the left [which is the way of condemnation]. Ecclesiastes 9-10 Amplified Bible (AMP) Men Are in the Hand of God. 7 For oppression makes a wise man foolish, And a bribe corrupts the [good judgment of the] heart. 4 A time to weep and a time to laugh; 10 Dead flies make the oil of the perfumer give off a foul odor; so a little foolishness [in one who is esteemed] outweighs wisdom and honor. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. 1Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, [be diligently active, make thoughtful decisions], for you will find it after many days. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 10 Dead flies make the oil of the perfumer give off a foul odor; so a little foolishness [in one who is esteemed] outweighs wisdom and honor. 1 There is a season (a time appointed) for everything and a time for every delight and event or purpose under heaven—. Ecclesiastes 10 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 10 Dead flies cause the ointment of the perfumer to putrefy [and] send forth a vile odor; so does a little folly [in him who is valued for wisdom] outweigh wisdom and honor. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. 20 Curse not the king, no, not even in your thoughts, and curse not the rich in your bedchamber, for a bird of the air will carry the voice, and a winged creature will tell the matter. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Ecclesiastes 10. 8 He who digs a pit [for others] will fall into it, and whoever breaks through a fence or a [stone] wall, a serpent will bite him. Wisdom along with an inheritance is good And an [excellent] advantage for those who see the sun. (1-3) Respecting subjects and rulers. 4 If the temper of the ruler rises up against you, do not leave your place [or show a resisting spirit]; for gentleness and calmness prevent or put a stop to great offenses. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. “Vanity of vanities! 10 If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength; but wisdom [to sharpen the axe] helps him succeed [with less effort]. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 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