Ecclesiastes 12:10

“The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 12:10

The preacher sought to finde out acceptable words, and that which was written was vpright, euen wordes of trueth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The Preacher sought to find delightful words and to write words of truth correctly.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words, and that which was written uprightly, `even' words of truth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Preacher made search for words which were pleasing, but his writing was in words upright and true.
- Basic English Bible

The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words; and that which was written is upright, words of truth.
- Darby Bible

The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.
- Webster's Bible

The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words, and that which was written blamelessly, words of truth.
- World English Bible

The preacher sought to find out pleasing words, and, written [by] the upright, words of truth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Koheleth sought to find out words of delight, and that which was written uprightly, even words of truth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 12:10

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 12:10


12:10 Acceptable - Such as would comfort and profit the readers.


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