Ecclesiastes 11:10

“Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 11:10

Therefore remoue sorrow from thy heart, and put away euill from thy flesh; for child-hood & youth are vanitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So, remove grief and anger from your heart and put away pain from your body, because childhood and the prime of life are fleeting.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh; for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So put away trouble from your heart, and sorrow from your flesh; because the early years and the best years are to no purpose.
- Basic English Bible

Then remove discontent from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh; for childhood and youth are vanity.
- Darby Bible

Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore remove sorrow from your heart, and put away evil from your flesh; for youth and the dawn of life are vanity.
- World English Bible

And turn aside anger from thy heart, And cause evil to pass from thy flesh, For the childhood and the age [are] vanity!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore remove vexation from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh; for childhood and youth are vanity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 11:10

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 11:10


11:10 Sorrow - Sensual and disorderly lusts, which he elegantly calls sorrow, to intimate, that although such practices at present gratify mens senses, yet they will shortly bring them to intolerable sorrows. Evil - All evil desires, tho' now they seem good to thee. Vanity - Most vain. The time of youth is vanishing and transitory, and old age and death will speedily come, against which every wise man will take care to lay in solid provisions and comforts.


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