Ecclesiastes 10:16

“Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 10:16

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eate in the morning.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Woe to you, O land, whose king is a lad and whose princes feast in the morning.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!
- Darby Bible

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!
- Webster's Bible

Woe to you, land, when your king is a child, and your princes eat in the morning!
- World English Bible

Wo to thee, O land, when thy king [is] a youth, And thy princes do eat in the morning.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a boy, and thy princes feast in the morning!
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 10:16

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 10:16


10:16 A child - Either in age, or childish qualities. Eat - Give up themselves to eating and drinking. Morning - The fittest time for God's service, for the dispatch of weighty affairs, and for sitting in judgment.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 10:16

  • Anonymous on Ecclesiastes 10:16
    Leadership should not be entrusted to children.From the time Ngwa people succumbed to the pressure of youth leadership things fell apart.A monster who called himself utu became hero, was honoured in almost all Ngwa Communities Thanks to those Traditional rulers who never succumbed.Today the truth is glaring utu is a scam a cheap trick that devastated Ngwa Land, rendered many people homeless,caused untimely deaths the length and ,breath of Ngwa Land


 

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