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)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 10:3

Yea also when hee that is a foole walketh by the way, his wisedome faileth him, and hee saith to euery one that he is a foole.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Even when the fool walks along the road, his sense is lacking and he demonstrates to everyone {that} he is a fool.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yea also, when the fool walketh by the way, his understanding faileth him, and he saith to every one `that' he is a fool.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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.
- Darby Bible

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.
- Webster's Bible

Yes also, when the fool walks by the way, his understanding fails him, and he says to everyone that he is a fool.
- World English Bible

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.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Yea also, when a fool walketh by the way, his understanding faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 10:3

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 10:3


10:3 Walketh - In his daily conversation. He saith - He discovers his folly to all that meet him.


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