Also there is discernible in it another application. 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! " Cite This Page: Blue Letter Bible. 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. 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. 15 The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city. Read more Share Copy Ecclesiastes 10 - KJV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. Ecclesiastes 10:12 - ESV. Ecclesiastes 10 King James Version (KJV). 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. A key word is “vanity” (occurs 35 times in 29 verses), which means “futility, uselessness, nothingness” b. 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. It clearly reflects the modern saying even the walls have ears. 10:11 Tools . He seeth in secret. 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. One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever. 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. The narrative of “the Preacher” (KJV), or “the Teacher” (NIV) reveals the depression that inevitably results … 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. 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. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! 5 The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place where he arose. 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 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. 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. KJV: King James Version 2 h A wise man’s heart inclines him to the right, but a fool’s heart to the left. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. Ecclesiastes 10:11 If the snake bites before it is charmed, there is no profit for the charmer. : Ecc 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. 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. King James Version: Ecclesiastes Polyglot Sep | Tan | Vul. (4-10) Of foolish talk. 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. Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18. 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. NIV 1 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. Commentary for Ecclesiastes 10. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things. Ecclesiastes 10:9. Purpose of Writing: Ecclesiastes is a book of perspective. Verse. 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. The words of a wise man's mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him. Flies of death. 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. KJV. Ecclesiastes 10 Wisdom Better than Folly. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy … 4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences. 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. Bible Verses. Amos 5:19. Do not, in a passion, quit thy post of duty; wait awhile, and thou wilt find that yielding pacifies great offences. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! 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." 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. Your curses cannot affect Him; but his curse, coming down upon you, will sink you to the lowest hell.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Ecc 10:1. 12 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. Second, Ecclesiastes 9:5 cannot contradict Ecclesiastes 4:2. 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. 10 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly. 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. Ecclesiastes 10:4. 3 Jan 2021. Ecclesiastes 10:16 Woe to you, O land, when your king is a child, and your princes eat in the morning! Ecclesiastes 10 :: New International Version (NIV) Strong's. 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. A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 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. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. This is saying that the king is a son of people of noble character. Ecc 10:1 - As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. 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. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. Easily hear Scripture read as you study the Bible! 1. 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. 11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. and show everyone. 4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences. Blue Letter Bible. 15 The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city. Ecclesiastes 10:6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 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? 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. (1-3) Respecting subjects and rulers. And those are often most forward to offer help, who are least aware of the difficulties, or the consequences. 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. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. 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! Ecclesiastes King James Version KJV The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. ASV YLT DARBY WEB BBE STRONG. 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. 2 A wise man’s heart is at his right hand; but a fool’s heart at his left. (1-3) Respecting subjects and rulers. Ecclesiastes 10 Chapter 10. Ecclesiastes 10:4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. Ecclesiastes 10:17 Context. Red Letter. Fools toil a great deal to no purpose. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. ASV YLT DARBY WEB BBE STRONG. 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. 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. Would we duly consider our own ignorance as to future events, it would cut off many idle words which we foolishly multiply. 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 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 3 King James Version (KJV). Posted by Jed Mask at 1:36 PM. 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. But by rash, unprincipled, or slanderous talk, he brings open or secret vengeance upon himself. Verse 20, I am sure, is the origin of the popular saying a little bird told me. 10. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Wisdom and Folly. "The Preacher Solomon - Ecclesiastes 10 - (KJV - King James Version)." 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. Read Ecclesiastes 10 online (KJV) Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious, but fools are consumed by their own lips. Ephesians 5:15-17 KJV. 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). 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. Geneva Study Bible. KJV / Ecclesiastes / Ecclesiastes 10 / Ecclesiastes 10:19 ; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. (a) So that he does all things well and justly, where as the fool does the contrary.Ecclesiastes 10… The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city. 11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. 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. 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. 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. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. 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. 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. 3 Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense, and he i says to everyone that he is a fool. 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. Ecc 1:2,14 a. 10 Dead flies make g the perfumer’s ointment give off a stench; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 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. 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. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? 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. KJV: King James Version Ecclesiastes 10. Ecclesiastes 10:12 - NIV. 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. Ecclesiastes 10. 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; ECCLES 10:2 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. We must find the way to keep him gentle. Slothfulness is of ill consequence both to private and public affairs. 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. Ecclesiastes 10:12 | KJV. Ecclesiastes 10:10 Context. Ecclesiastes 10:9. Ecclesiastes 10 is the tenth chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. 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 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Ecclesiastes 10 :: New King James Version (NKJV) Strong's. Peshitta, Targum, and Talmud attribute the authorship of the book to King Solomon. 15 The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city. According to the 'Preacher' of Ecclesiastes, should a person in authority rise up and be angry with us, how should we respond. His ear is ever open. 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. KJV: Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! Verse. Sinner! 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! Tools. Paragraph. 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. King James Version (KJV), Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition, KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version. They do not understand the plainest things, such as the entrance into a great city. He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. Ecclesiastes 10:11 If the snake bites before it is charmed, there is no profit for the charmer. To preserve a character for wisdom. (16-20)1-3 Those especially who make a profession of religion, should keep from all appearances of evil. Font Size. The book contains philosophical speeches by a character called '(the) Qoheleth' (="the Teacher"), composed probably between 5th to 2nd century BCE. This may also be the first recorded instance of the government's bugging a home! 13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness. 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) 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? The key to understanding the statement “the dead know nothing” is found in the theme of the book of Ecclesiastes. Scripture Formatting. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. (16-20)1-3 Those especially who make a profession of religion, should keep from all appearances of evil. 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. Listen to the Bible. This proverb is actually an illustration of the last verses of Ecclesiastes 9. Bible > KJV > Ecclesiastes 10 Ecclesiastes 10 King James Bible: Par Wisdom and Folly. Compare The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. ( A) outweighs wisdom and honor. 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. Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. King James Version (KJV) NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 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! 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. 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. Ecclesiastes 10:12 Context. curse not THIS KING in thy inmost thought. Time is running out. 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. The babbler's tongue is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison; and contradiction only makes it the more violent. 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. 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. 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. 3 Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense. Read more Share Copy The Book of Ecclesiastes was likely written towards the end of his reign, approximately 935 B.C. DRB: Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and when the princes eat in the morning. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! (4-10) Of foolish talk. 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! 2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. Ecc 10:2. Red Letter. 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. To preserve a character for wisdom. Ecclesiastes 10:20. Ecclesiastes 10:15 KJV. 4 One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever. 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. Ecclesiastes 10 King James Version << Ecclesiastes 9 | Ecclesiastes 10 | Ecclesiastes 11 >> The Excellence of Wisdom. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 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|. Ecclesiastes 10:10 Context. 10:9 : Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. Ecc 10:2 : A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things. (11-15) Duties of rulers and subjects. 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 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. # Dead…: Heb. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 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. 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. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. Ecclesiastes 10:8. Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . Read verse in King James Version The futility of life “under the sun” - cf. 11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Listen to the Bible. 2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. A {a} wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart is at his left. 2 A wise man' heart is at his right hand; but a fool' 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. 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. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. Paragraph. 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. Ecclesiastes 10 New King James Version << Ecclesiastes 9 | Ecclesiastes 10 | Ecclesiastes 11 >> The Excellence of Wisdom. 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. Be endangered - Rather: “cut himself.” A little folly by a single sinner can destroy much good. 3 What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? They do not get up early to drink, but to eat for strength. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. Ecclesiastes 9:10. 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. 12 The words of a wise man's mouth [are] gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. 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! Men are not preferred according to their merit. 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. 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 10-12 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. Ecclesiastes chapter 10 King James Version. Read verse in King James Version But the soul, as it is not redeemed, so it is not maintained with corruptible things, as silver and gold. A wise man has great advantage over a fool, who is always at a loss when he has anything to do. 10:8 : He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. 1996-2021. Ecclesiastes 10:19 Context. 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. (11-15) Duties of rulers and subjects. We let our requests for what we think we need from God be made known to Him with ease. 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. The people cannot be happy when their princes are childish, and lovers of pleasure. 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. KJV. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Tools. 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