Ecclesiastes 10:4

“If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 10:4

If the spirit of the ruler rise vp against thee, leaue not thy place; for yeelding pacifieth great offences.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If the ruler's temper rises against you, do not abandon your position, because composure allays great offenses.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for gentleness allayeth great offences.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for quietness pacifieth great offences.
- Darby Bible

If the spirit of the ruler riseth against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offenses.
- Webster's Bible

If the spirit of the ruler rises up against you, don't leave your place; for gentleness lays great offenses to rest.
- World English Bible

If the spirit of the ruler go up against thee, Thy place leave not, For yielding quieteth great sinners.
- Youngs Literal Bible

If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for gentleness allayeth great offences.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 10:4

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 10:4


10:4 The spirit - The passion. Leave not - In anger or discontent. Continue in a diligent and faithful discharge of thy duty, and modestly and humbly submit to him. Yielding - A gentle and submissive carriage.


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