Ecclesiastes 12:9

“And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 12:9

And moreouer because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge, yea he gaue good heed, and sought out, and set in order many prouerbes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

In addition to being a wise man, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, searched out and arranged many proverbs.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, `and' set in order many proverbs.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And because the Preacher was wise he still gave the people knowledge; searching out, testing, and putting in order a great number of wise sayings.
- Basic English Bible

And moreover, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, and sought out, [and] set in order many proverbs.
- Darby Bible

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge: yes, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.
- Webster's Bible

Further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he pondered, sought out, and set in order many proverbs.
- World English Bible

And further, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge, and gave ear, and sought out -- he made right many similes.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And besides that Koheleth was wise, he also taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 12:9

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 12:9


12:9 Taught - As God gave him this wisdom, that he might be a teacher of others. So he used it to that end. Gave heed - He did not utter whatever came into his mind, but seriously pondered both his matter and words.


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