Ecclesiastes 12:12

“And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 12:12

And further, by these, my sonne, be admonished: of making many bookes there is no end, and much studie is a wearinesse of the flesh.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But beyond this, my son, be warned: the writing of many books is endless, and excessive devotion {to books} is wearying to the body.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And further, my son, take note of this: of the making of books there is no end, and much learning is a weariness to the flesh.
- Basic English Bible

And besides, my son, be warned by them: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
- Darby Bible

And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
- Webster's Bible

Furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
- World English Bible

And further, from these, my son, be warned; the making of many books hath no end, and much study [is] a weariness of the flesh.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 12:12

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 12:12


12:12 By these - By these wise men, and their writings.


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