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Ecclesiastes 9

Ecclesiastes or, The Preacher

Chapter 10

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1

Modern Hebrew
זבובי מות יבאיש
יביע שמן רוקח יקר
מחכמה מכבוד סכלות
מעט׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:1 ZBVBY MVTh YB'aYSh YBY'y ShMN UrVQCh YQUr MChKMH MKBVD SKLVTh M'yT.

Latin Vulgate
10:1 muscae morientes perdunt suavitatem unguenti pretiosior est sapientia et gloria parva ad tempus stultitia

King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
10:1 Dead flies cause the oil of the perfumer to send forth an evil odor; so doth a little folly outweigh wisdom and honor.

Bible in Basic English
10:1 Dead flies make the oil of the perfumer give out an evil smell; more valued is a little wisdom than the great glory of the foolish.

Darby's English Translation
10:1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to stink and ferment; so a little folly is weightier than wisdom and honour.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:1 Dying flies spoil the sweetness of the ointment. Wisdom and glory is more precious than a small and shortlived folly.

Noah Webster Bible
10:1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth an offensive odor: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honor.

World English Bible
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.

Young's Literal Translation
10:1 Dead flies cause a perfumer`s perfume To send forth a stink; The precious by reason of wisdom -- By reason of honour -- a little folly!

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Modern Hebrew
לב חכם לימינו ולב
כסיל לשמאלו׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:2 LB ChKM LYMYNV VLB KSYL LShM'aLV.

Latin Vulgate
10:2 cor sapientis in dextera eius et cor stulti in sinistra illius

King James Version
10:2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left.

American Standard Version
10:2 A wise man`s heart is at his right hand; but a fool`s heart at his left.

Bible in Basic English
10:2 The heart of the wise man goes in the right direction; but the heart of a foolish man in the wrong.

Darby's English Translation
10:2 The heart of a wise man is at his right hand; but a fool`s heart at his left.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:2 The heart of a wise man is in his right hand, and the heart of a fool is in his left hand.

Noah Webster Bible
10:2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart is at his left.

World English Bible
10:2 A wise man`s heart is at his right hand, but a fool`s heart at his left.

Young's Literal Translation
10:2 The heart of the wise is at his right hand, And the heart of a fool at his left.

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Modern Hebrew
וגם־בדרך כשהסכל
הלך לבו חסר ואמר
לכל סכל הוא׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:3 VGM-BDUrK KShHSKL HLK LBV ChSUr V'aMUr LKL SKL HV'a.

Latin Vulgate
10:3 sed et in via stultus ambulans cum ipse insipiens sit omnes stultos aestimat

King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
10:3 Yea also, when the fool walketh by the way, his understanding faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

Bible in Basic English
10:3 And when the foolish man is walking in the way, he has no sense and lets everyone see that he is foolish.

Darby's English Translation
10:3 Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his sense faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:3 Yea, and the fool when he walketh in the way, whereas be himself is a fool, esteemeth all men fools.

Noah Webster Bible
10:3 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.

World English Bible
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.

Young's Literal Translation
10:3 And also, when he that is a fool Is walking in the way, his heart is lacking, And he hath said to every one, `He is a fool.`

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Modern Hebrew
אם־רוח המושל תעלה
עליך מקומך אל־תנח
כי מרפא יניח
חטאים גדולים׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:4 'aM-UrVCh HMVShL Th'yLH 'yLYK MQVMK 'aL-ThNCh KY MUrPh'a YNYCh ChT'aYM GDVLYM.

Latin Vulgate
10:4 si spiritus potestatem habentis ascenderit super te locum tuum ne dimiseris quia curatio cessare faciet peccata maxima

King James Version
10:4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences.

American Standard Version
10:4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for gentleness allayeth great offences.

Bible in Basic English
10:4 If the wrath of the ruler is against you, keep in your place; in him who keeps quiet even great sins may be overlooked.

Darby's English Translation
10:4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for quietness pacifieth great offences.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:4 If the spirit of him that hath power, ascend upon thee, leave not thy place: because care will make the greatest sins to cease.

Noah Webster Bible
10:4 If the spirit of the ruler riseth against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offenses.

World English Bible
10:4 If the spirit of the ruler rises up against you, don`t leave your place; for gentleness lays great offenses to rest.

Young's Literal Translation
10:4 If the spirit of the ruler go up against thee, Thy place leave not, For yielding quieteth great sinners.

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Modern Hebrew
יש רעה ראיתי תחת
השמש כשגגה שיצא
מלפני השליט׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:5 YSh Ur'yH Ur'aYThY ThChTh HShMSh KShGGH ShYTSh'a MLPhNY HShLYT.

Latin Vulgate
10:5 est malum quod vidi sub sole quasi per errorem egrediens a facie principis

King James Version
10:5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler:

American Standard Version
10:5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as it were an error which proceedeth from the ruler:

Bible in Basic English
10:5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, like an error which comes by chance from a ruler:

Darby's English Translation
10:5 There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, as an error that proceedeth from the ruler:

Douay Rheims Bible
10:5 There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, as it were by an error proceeding from the face of the prince:

Noah Webster Bible
10:5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler:

World English Bible
10:5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, the sort of error which proceeds from the ruler.

Young's Literal Translation
10:5 There is an evil I have seen under the sun, As an error that goeth out from the ruler,

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Modern Hebrew
נתן הסכל במרומים
רבים ועשירים בשפל
ישבו׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:6 NThN HSKL BMUrVMYM UrBYM V'yShYUrYM BShPhL YShBV.

Latin Vulgate
10:6 positum stultum in dignitate sublimi et divites sedere deorsum

King James Version
10:6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

American Standard Version
10:6 folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in a low place.

Bible in Basic English
10:6 The foolish are placed in high positions, but men of wealth are kept low.

Darby's English Translation
10:6 folly is set in great dignities, but the rich sit in a low place.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:6 A fool set in high dignity, and the rich sitting beneath.

Noah Webster Bible
10:6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

World English Bible
10:6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in a low place.

Young's Literal Translation
10:6 He hath set the fool in many high places, And the rich in a low place do sit.

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Modern Hebrew
ראיתי עבדים
על־סוסים ושרים
הלכים כעבדים
על־הארץ׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:7 Ur'aYThY 'yBDYM 'yL-SVSYM VShUrYM HLKYM K'yBDYM 'yL-H'aUrTSh.

Latin Vulgate
10:7 vidi servos in equis et principes ambulantes quasi servos super terram

King James Version
10:7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.

American Standard Version
10:7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking like servants upon the earth.

Bible in Basic English
10:7 I have seen servants on horses, and rulers walking on the earth as servants.

Darby's English Translation
10:7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:7 I have seen servants upon horses: and princes walking on the ground as servants.

Noah Webster Bible
10:7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.

World English Bible
10:7 I have seen servants on horses, and princes walking like servants on the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
10:7 I have seen servants on horses, And princes walking as servants on the earth.

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Modern Hebrew
חפר גומץ בו יפול
ופרץ גדר ישכנו
נחש׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:8 ChPhUr GVMTSh BV YPhVL VPhUrTSh GDUr YShKNV NChSh.

Latin Vulgate
10:8 qui fodit foveam incidet in eam et qui dissipat sepem mordebit eum coluber

King James Version
10:8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

American Standard Version
10:8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh through a wall, a serpent shall bite him.

Bible in Basic English
10:8 He who makes a hole for others will himself go into it, and for him who makes a hole through a wall the bite of a snake will be a punishment.

Darby's English Translation
10:8 He that diggeth a pit falleth into it; and whoso breaketh down a hedge, a serpent biteth him.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:8 He that diggeth a pit, shall fall into it: and he that breaketh a hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

Noah Webster Bible
10:8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoever breaketh a hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

World English Bible
10:8 He who digs a pit may fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.

Young's Literal Translation
10:8 Whoso is digging a pit falleth into it, And whoso is breaking a hedge, a serpent biteth him.

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Modern Hebrew
מסיע אבנים יעצב
בהם בוקע עצים
יסכן בם׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:9 MSY'y 'aBNYM Y'yTShB BHM BVQ'y 'yTShYM YSKN BM.

Latin Vulgate
10:9 qui transfert lapides adfligetur in eis et qui scindit ligna vulnerabitur ab eis

King James Version
10:9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby.

American Standard Version
10:9 Whoso heweth out stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood is endangered thereby.

Bible in Basic English
10:9 He who gets out stones from the earth will be damaged by them, and in the cutting of wood there is danger.

Darby's English Translation
10:9 Whoso removeth stones is hurt therewith; he that cleaveth wood is endangered thereby.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:9 He that removeth stones, shall be hurt by them: and he that cutteth trees, shall be wounded by them.

Noah Webster Bible
10:9 Whoever removeth stones shall be hurt by them; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered by it.

World English Bible
10:9 Whoever carves out stones may be injured by them. Whoever splits wood may be endangered thereby.

Young's Literal Translation
10:9 Whoso is removing stones is grieved by them, Whoso is cleaving trees endangered by them.

10

Modern Hebrew
אם־קהה הברזל והוא
לא־פנים קלקל
וחילים יגבר
ויתרון הכשיר
חכמה׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:10 'aM-QHH HBUrZL VHV'a L'a-PhNYM QLQL VChYLYM YGBUr VYThUrVN HKShYUr ChKMH.

Latin Vulgate
10:10 si retunsum fuerit ferrum et hoc non ut prius sed hebetatum erit multo labore exacuatur et post industriam sequitur sapientia

King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
10:10 If the iron be blunt, and one do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct.

Bible in Basic English
10:10 If the iron has no edge, and he does not make it sharp, then he has to put out more strength; but wisdom makes things go well.

Darby's English Translation
10:10 If the iron be blunt, and one do not whet the edge, then must he apply more strength; but wisdom is profitable to give success.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:10 If the iron be blunt, and be not as before, but be made blunt, with much labour it shall be sharpened: and after industry shall follow wisdom.

Noah Webster Bible
10:10 If the iron is blunt, and he doth not whet the edge, then must he use more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct.

World English Bible
10:10 If the ax is blunt, and one doesn`t sharpen the edge, then he must use more strength; but skill brings success.

Young's Literal Translation
10:10 If the iron hath been blunt, And he the face hath not sharpened, Then doth he increase strength, And wisdom is advantageous to make right.

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Modern Hebrew
אם־ישך הנחש
בלוא־לחש ואין
יתרון לבעל הלשון׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:11 'aM-YShK HNChSh BLV'a-LChSh V'aYN YThUrVN LB'yL HLShVN.

Latin Vulgate
10:11 si mordeat serpens in silentio nihil eo minus habet qui occulte detrahit

King James Version
10:11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.

American Standard Version
10:11 If the serpent bite before it is charmed, then is there no advantage in the charmer.

Bible in Basic English
10:11 If a snake gives a bite before the word of power is said, then there is no longer any use in the word of power.

Darby's English Translation
10:11 If the serpent bite before enchantment, then the charmer hath no advantage.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:11 If a serpent bite in silence, he is nothing better that backbiteth secretly.

Noah Webster Bible
10:11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.

World English Bible
10:11 If the snake bites before it is charmed, then is there no profit for the charmer`s tongue.

Young's Literal Translation
10:11 If the serpent biteth without enchantment, Then there is no advantage to a master of the tongue.

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Modern Hebrew
דברי פי־חכם חן
ושפתות כסיל
תבלענו׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:12 DBUrY PhY-ChKM ChN VShPhThVTh KSYL ThBL'yNV.

Latin Vulgate
10:12 verba oris sapientis gratia et labia insipientis praecipitabunt eum

King James Version
10:12 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

American Standard Version
10:12 The words of a wise man`s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

Bible in Basic English
10:12 The words of a wise man's mouth are sweet to all, but the lips of a foolish man are his destruction.

Darby's English Translation
10:12 The words of a wise man`s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool swallow up himself.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:12 The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong.

Noah Webster Bible
10:12 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

World English Bible
10:12 The words of a wise man`s mouth are gracious; but a fool is swallowed by his own lips.

Young's Literal Translation
10:12 Words of the mouth of the wise are gracious, And the lips of a fool swallow him up.

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Modern Hebrew
תחלת דברי־פיהו
סכלות ואחרית פיהו
הוללות רעה׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:13 ThChLTh DBUrY-PhYHV SKLVTh V'aChUrYTh PhYHV HVLLVTh Ur'yH.

Latin Vulgate
10:13 initium verborum eius stultitia et novissimum oris illius error pessimus

King James Version
10:13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

American Standard Version
10:13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Bible in Basic English
10:13 The first words of his mouth are foolish, and the end of his talk is evil crime.

Darby's English Translation
10:13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is folly; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:13 The beginning of his words is folly, and the end of his talk is a mischievous error.

Noah Webster Bible
10:13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

World English Bible
10:13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Young's Literal Translation
10:13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is folly, And the latter end of his mouth Is mischievous madness.

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Modern Hebrew
והסכל ירבה דברים
לא־ידע האדם
מה־שיהיה ואשר
יהיה מאחריו מי
יגיד לו׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:14 VHSKL YUrBH DBUrYM L'a-YD'y H'aDM MH-ShYHYH V'aShUr YHYH M'aChUrYV MY YGYD LV.

Latin Vulgate
10:14 stultus verba multiplicat ignorat homo quid ante se fuerit et quod post futurum est quis illi poterit indicare

King James Version
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?

American Standard Version
10:14 A fool also multiplieth words: yet man knoweth not what shall be; and that which shall be after him, who can tell him?

Bible in Basic English
10:14 The foolish are full of words; man has no knowledge of what will be; and who is able to say what will be after him?

Darby's English Translation
10:14 And the fool multiplieth words: yet man knoweth not what shall be; and what shall be after him, who will tell him?

Douay Rheims Bible
10:14 A fool multiplieth words. A man cannot tell what hath been before him: and what shall be after him, who can tell him?

Noah Webster Bible
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?

World English Bible
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?

Young's Literal Translation
10:14 And the fool multiplieth words: `Man knoweth not that which is, And that which is after him, who doth declare to him?`

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Modern Hebrew
עמל הכסילים
תיגענו אשר לא־ידע
ללכת אל־עיר׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:15 'yML HKSYLYM ThYG'yNV 'aShUr L'a-YD'y LLKTh 'aL-'yYUr.

Latin Vulgate
10:15 labor stultorum adfliget eos qui nesciunt in urbem pergere

King James Version
10:15 The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.

American Standard Version
10:15 The labor of fools wearieth every one of them; for he knoweth not how to go to the city.

Bible in Basic English
10:15 The work of the foolish will be a weariness to him, because he has no knowledge of the way to the town.

Darby's English Translation
10:15 The labour of fools wearieth them, because they know not how to go to the city.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:15 The labour of fools shall afflict them that know not bow to go to the city.

Noah Webster Bible
10:15 The labor of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.

World English Bible
10:15 The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn`t know how to go to the city.

Young's Literal Translation
10:15 The labour of the foolish wearieth him, In that he hath not known to go unto the city.

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Modern Hebrew
אי־לך ארץ שמלכך
נער ושריך בבקר
יאכלו׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:16 'aY-LK 'aUrTSh ShMLKK N'yUr VShUrYK BBQUr Y'aKLV.

Latin Vulgate
10:16 vae tibi terra cuius rex est puer et cuius principes mane comedunt

King James Version
10:16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

American Standard Version
10:16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

Bible in Basic English
10:16 Unhappy is the land whose king is a boy, and whose rulers are feasting in the morning.

Darby's English Translation
10:16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

Douay Rheims Bible
10:16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and when the princes eat in the morning.

Noah Webster Bible
10:16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

World English Bible
10:16 Woe to you, land, when your king is a child, And your princes eat in the morning!

Young's Literal Translation
10:16 Wo to thee, O land, when thy king is a youth, And thy princes do eat in the morning.

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Modern Hebrew
אשריך ארץ שמלכך
בן־חורים ושריך
בעת יאכלו בגבורה
ולא בשתי׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:17 'aShUrYK 'aUrTSh ShMLKK BN-ChVUrYM VShUrYK B'yTh Y'aKLV BGBVUrH VL'a BShThY.

Latin Vulgate
10:17 beata terra cuius rex nobilis est et cuius principes vescuntur in tempore suo ad reficiendum et non ad luxuriam

King James Version
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!

American Standard Version
10:17 Happy 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!

Bible in Basic English
10:17 Happy is the land whose ruler is of noble birth, and whose chiefs take food at the right time, for strength and not for feasting.

Darby's English Translation
10:17 Happy art thou, O land, when thy king is a son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!

Douay Rheims Bible
10:17 Blessed is the land, whose king is noble, and whose princes eat in due season for refreshment, and not for riotousness.

Noah Webster Bible
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!

World English Bible
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!

Young's Literal Translation
10:17 Happy art thou, O land, When thy king is a son of freemen, And thy princes do eat in due season, For might, and not for drunkenness.

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Modern Hebrew
בעצלתים ימך המקרה
ובשפלות ידים ידלף
הבית׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:18 B'yTShLThYM YMK HMQUrH VBShPhLVTh YDYM YDLPh HBYTh.

Latin Vulgate
10:18 in pigritiis humiliabitur contignatio et in infirmitate manuum perstillabit domus

King James Version
10:18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.

American Standard Version
10:18 By slothfulness the roof sinketh in; and through idleness of the hands the house leaketh.

Bible in Basic English
10:18 When no work is done the roof goes in, and when the hands do nothing water comes into the house.

Darby's English Translation
10:18 By much sloth fulness the framework falleth in; and through idleness of the hands the house drippeth.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:18 By slothfulness a building shall be brought down, and through the weakness of hands, the house shall drop through.

Noah Webster Bible
10:18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.

World English Bible
10:18 By slothfulness the roof sinks in; And through idleness of the hands the house leaks.

Young's Literal Translation
10:18 By slothfulness is the wall brought low, And by idleness of the hands doth the house drop.

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Modern Hebrew
לשחוק עשים לחם
ויין ישמח חיים
והכסף יענה
את־הכל׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
10:19  
   
   
   
   
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:19 LShChVQ 'yShYM LChM VYYN YShMCh ChYYM VHKSPh Y'yNH 'aTh-HKL.

Latin Vulgate
10:19 in risu faciunt panem ac vinum ut epulentur viventes et pecuniae oboedient omnia

King James Version
10:19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.

American Standard Version
10:19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh glad the life; and money answereth all things.

Bible in Basic English
10:19 A feast is for laughing, and wine makes glad the heart; but by the one and the other money is wasted.

Darby's English Translation
10:19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh life merry; but money answereth everything.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:19 For laughter they make bread, and wine that the living may feast: and all things obey money.

Noah Webster Bible
10:19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.

World English Bible
10:19 A feast is made for laughter, And wine makes the life glad; And money is the answer for all things.

Young's Literal Translation
10:19 For mirth they are making a feast, And wine maketh life joyful, And the silver answereth with all.

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Modern Hebrew
גם במדעך מלך
אל־תקלל ובחדרי
משכבך אל־תקלל
עשיר כי עוף השמים
יוליך את־הקול
ובעל הכנפים יגיד
דבר׃

Paleo-Hebrew (Before 585 B.C.)
10:20  
   
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Hebrew Transliterated
10:20 GM BMD'yK MLK 'aL-ThQLL VBChDUrY MShKBK 'aL-ThQLL 'yShYUr KY 'yVPh HShMYM YVLYK 'aTh-HQVL VB'yL HKNPhYM YGYD DBUr.

Latin Vulgate
10:20 in cogitatione tua regi ne detrahas et in secreto cubiculi tui ne maledixeris diviti quia avis caeli portabit vocem tuam et qui habet pinnas adnuntiabit sententiam

King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
10:20 Revile not the king, no, not in thy thought; and revile not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the heavens shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.

Bible in Basic English
10:20 Say not a curse against the king, even in your thoughts; and even secretly say not a curse against the man of wealth; because a bird of the air will take the voice, and that which has wings will give news of it.

Darby's English Translation
10:20 Curse not the king, no, not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for the bird of the air will carry the voice, and that which hath wings will tell the matter.

Douay Rheims Bible
10:20 Detract not the king, no not in thy thought; and speak not evil of the rich man in thy private chamber: because even the birds of the air will carry thy voice, and he that hath wings will tell what thou hast said.

Noah Webster Bible
10:20 Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bed-chamber: for a bird of the air will carry the voice, and that which hath wings will tell the matter.

World English Bible
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.

Young's Literal Translation
10:20 Even in thy mind a king revile not, And in the inner parts of thy bed-chamber Revile not the rich: For a fowl of the heavens causeth the voice to go, And a possessor of wings declareth the word.

Ecclesiastes 11

 

 

 

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